“You want results! You must train at the level at which you remain strong” Daniel Paré

Hours of Operation:

Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

*Holiday hours are same as Sunday hours except Christmas and New Years.*


Welcome to St. Thomas Strength Athletics (STSA), owned and operated by Daniel Paré, certified strength and conditioning coach. St.Thomas Strength Athletics is also the birthplace of the "Groove Training®" concept.

Our goal is to help you remain strong from the start of your workout until the end of your workout with minimum or no muscular soreness. Our gym is open to all who wish to live a healthier life style.

Our commitment to you:
- Drug free environment
- Free advise to help you improve your workout and get the results you want
- Encourage the young athletes to develop a strong body
- Encourage members to a healthier life style

Our members range from children to seniors and beginners to advance athletes. We are always available for consultation during your workouts at no extra charge. However, we do offer one on one training sessions at reasonable rates.

Training Certifications:
- The Special Olympics of Canada (CSO)
- Special Olympics of Ontario (SOO)
- National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP)
- Society of Weight Training Specialists (SWIS)
- Sports Training Mastery (ES)

- International Weightlifting Federation, IWF
- International Powerlifting Federation, IPF
- Society of Weight Training Specialists, SWIS