Outdoor fitness is for everyone

Outdoor Fitness is designed for individuals of all levels of fitness who enjoy being challenged in a dynamic, fun and motivating atmosphere.

These classes include HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training), the High Intensity part is at your highest intensity level whether beginner or advanced, along with a variety of different training styles such as AMRAPs, Tabata, EMOM and a few more creative and cardio burning styles that will make you sweat, smile and enjoy working out!

Step outside to get fit and enjoy a great experience with an enthusiastic leader in these positive, encouraging group fitness classes.

Classes run rain or shine! Dress appropriately, if it rains…….. you will get wet

Outdoor fitness offers

  • Increase Cardio
  • Calorie Burning
  • Muscle Endurance
  • Muscle Strength
  • Fun
  • Challenging
  • Toning
  • Weight loss
  • Stress Reducing
  • Energy Booster

What to bring

  • Water
  • Mat (yoga mat works well)
  • Towel
  • Rain Gear and Warm Clothing
  • Dumbbells/Hand Weights


Lori Watson (Owner)

I am a BCRPA certified group fitness instructor and have been running bootcamp style classes in Victoria since 2008.

Outdoor Fitness started out as a few friends, co-workers meeting up and working out on our lunch hour. Progressing to after work hours, the initial friends and co-workers told two people, they told two people and so on. Consequently I now run 5 classes a week. I have also been involved with dryland training for high level athletes in hockey and synchronized swimming as well as running fitness camps for community centers and kids clubs.

I grew up very active in dance, gymnastics and track & field. After moving to Victoria BC in 1992, I began coaching all levels of gymnastics at Victoria Gymnastics and personally stayed active with rowing, slo-pitch and outdoor volleyball.

I have taken many courses and workshops throughout the years that include Nutrition, Goal Setting and Diets and Fat Burning along with various styles of training the trainer in kettlebells, battleropes, bodyweight and training outdoors.

I am passionate about fitness but mostly passionate about building your confidence to believe in yourself that you can do it.

“Never underestimate what you can accomplish when you believe in yourself” Arthur Boorman

Fitness isn’t all about how fast you can run or how many burpees you can do.  Fitness is an entire experience, body & mind.  Your mind tells your body what to do.  I am in this industry to get your mind to tell your body that fitness is fun and that you can do it.    My goal is to motivate and challenge you to do something you didn’t think was possible.

When I am not at the park, you can usually find me on top of a mountain. I love hiking up mountains, any mountain whether it’s a 20 minute hike or a 2 hour climb.  It’s the view at the top that makes it all worth it.

My favourite exercise are Mountain Climbers, I think it’s because you can set a rhythm and your body takes over.  Also, Mountain Climbers are usually performed for :30 or less.  I love getting others to try new exercises and hearing them say….. ‘oh I can’t do that’.. then they do it.  That’s my favourite part.

Building a positive and successful fitness company that I am proud of and the hours I teach are still my number one favourite hour of the whole day.

People who accomplish goals from beginning to end and beyond.  

Class Locations

Victoria Location

Mill Bay Location

Schedule & Fees

Victoria: 2020 Fall/Winter Outdoor Sessions at Glanford Park

Please note Session Dates below:

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER SESSION (6 Weeks): November 3rd through to December 12th

All Sessions:

  • Tuesdays: 5:30–6:30PM
  • Thursdays: 5:30–6:30PM
  • Saturdays: 9:00–10:00AM

Option 1:
$99 per session for all classes – (6 Weeks)

Option 2:
Saturday Only 10 x class punch card: $99.00 (No expiry)

No drop-ins permitted during the winter classes as space is limited (November – February)

Mill Bay: 2020 Fall/Winter Outdoor Sessions at Kerry Park Recreation

Please note Session Dates below:

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER SESSION (7 Weeks): November 2nd through  to December 16th

All Sessions:

  • Mondays: 5:15–6:15PM
  • Wednesday: 5:15–6:15PM

Option 1:
$99 per session (7 Weeks)

Option 2:
5 outdoor class punch card: $49.00 (No expiry)

Option 3:
Single outdoor drop-in: $12.00

Sessions will be pro-rated if you sign up during a session that is already in progress. 

Payment is due at the beginning of each Session. Cash, E-Transfer (to outdoorfitness@shaw.ca) or Cheque payable to ‘Outdoor Fitness’.

Note: We do not offer make-up classes, see Policy listed below.

Cancellation Policy

We reserve the right to cancel classes due to a lack of registrants or inclement weather. If we cancel class (not including Saturdays) due to poor weather conditions, we will do our best to re-schedule the class. If you miss a class for any reason, there will be no re-funds or make-up opportunities, classes cannot be carried over into following sessions. No refunds will be issued in the event of your cancellation after session start date.


"Lori, thanks so much for providing the opportunity to get a great workout without having to join a gym! I really enjoy the variety of the workouts AND not being stuck indoors (yes, even on those cold winter days!)"

Ramona W

Lori has boundless positive energy and is very enthusiastic and encourages you to be your best. Each week is a bit different. I've been doing this class with Lori since November, I have lost weight, gained muscle, have more energy and feel great and look forward to the workout. Thanks Lori.

Linda T

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