Surrey City Ready to Get Fit

The revitalization of the Central City area in the city of Surrey continues. With SFU headquarters there, city hall coming soon and a zoo of construction all around – this will be the city’s next downtown core.

This week Central City mall opened the doors to it’s newest addition – Trevor Linden’s Club 16 and Chuck Lawson’s She’s Fit 20,000 square feet fitness facility. With it’s own entrance and escalator to rooftop parking – this massive playground for fitness fanatics took months to build and features a heavty investment of top of the line equipment.

Tuesday afternoon was the official VIP opening with the city mayor and special guests who came for the ribbon cutting. Those who had already pre registered for the gym lined up for their chance to meet the hockey legend’s whose name is behind their new gym.

For more than three hours – hundreds came to check out the facility.

Today and tomorrow from noon until 8pm – the doors will be open to the public and registration in full swing. Trevor Linden and Chuck Lawson, along with their entire team, will be on site to meet local residents.

Trevor Linden said in a statement that their promise is “At Club 16 – Trevor Linden Fitness we are genuinely committed to making your fitness fun. It matters to us that you are accepted, respected, and, above all, not judged. A non-intimidating atmosphere where anyone and everyone can feel comfortable and make the desired lifestyle changes, inside and out.”

More than 100 cardio machines with personal flatscreen televisions, free weights, cable-resistance strength machines and circuit training options and MyRide personal spinning.

Members’ parking is available above the club with a private entrance into the club.

Members have access to Healthy Transformations Meal Planning (Weight Loss & Nutrition Program)

Memberships and information are available now at, by visiting the Club 16 at City Central Shopping Centre, or by calling 604-558-1600.

Linden and his partner Chuck Lawson opened the first Club 16 in Coquitlam in February 2011. Lawson is a 25-year veteran in the fitness industry and owner of She’s Fit! health clubs. Other clubs are located at Highgate Village in Burnaby, Eagleridge Centre in Coquitlam and at the Vancouver Convention Centre.

Kuljeet Kaila is a Vancouver based TV & Radio personality who is a writer for Vancouver Desi sections on local stories, technology, fitness and fashion.