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Program Descriptions

Team Training

Your team or organization can benefit from the knowledge and expertise of the HPC strength and conditioning staff. Book team training sessions for in-season or off-season training, no matter what the sport or activity our certified staff have the tools to develop scientifically based programs at our strength and conditioning gym for your athletes. These team training sessions will include scientifically based training programs and elite level coaching from the HPC staff. Team testing and performance evaluations can also be provided to outside teams and organizations at an additional cost. Whether you are looking to maximize your potential in-season or stay ahead of the competition in the off-season we can provide you with the expertise to ensure your team and your athletes are getting stronger, faster and avoiding unnecessary injuries.


Half Facility Rental (15 athletes or less) = $170/hr + HST (an additional cost of $5 for every athlete above 30 athletes)
Team Testing = $500 + HST
** An initial and follow-up team testing session will be included for all purchases of 10 or more team sessions.

Individual Athlete Memberships

There are a variety of individual athlete memberships available at the High Performance Centre (HPC) Athletic Gym. Prices vary based on the length of your membership, as well as the number of days that the athlete wishes to train each week.  Memberships 3 to 5 days per week include a comprehensive individual assessment including, anthropometric measurements, functional movement and manual muscle testing and performance testing designed to measure the attributes necessary for each athletes chosen sport. Individuals looking to purchase a 1 or 2 times weekly membership are required to pay a $50 assessment fee.  The athlete will then be provided with an individualized strength and conditioning program based of the strengths and weaknesses derived from their initial evaluation. Our qualified staff has the expertise to help you reach your goals, whatever they may be.

  • Athletic Performance
  • Reconditioning/Rehabilitation
  • General Health and Wellness

Individual membership training times are subject to availability. Please contact for current available training times.

3 Month

Individual Memberships Cost Sessions Cost per session
1 session/week $225 12 $18.75
2 sessions/week $450 24 $18.75
3 sessions/week $675 36 $18.75
4 session/week $900 48 $18.75
Elite Level Memship (5+ sessions/week) $1,500 N/A N/A

6 Months

Individual Memberships Cost Sessions Cost per session
1 session/week $405 24 $16.88
2 sessions/week $810 48 $16.88
3 sessions/week $1,215 72 $16.88
4 session/week $1,620 96 $16.88
Elite Level Memship (5+ sessions/week) $2,700 N/A N/A

Other Services

Take Away Programs

For athletes that are not from the Ottawa area or who can’t make it to the Carleton University HPC on a regular basis for training, we offer take away programs. Each take away program includes a full assessment, and an individually designed program. A one hour follow up session to coach the athlete through their new program is also included.


$350 + HST

Staff Bio

Nick Westcott, B.A Exercise Science, CSCS
Head Strength & Conditioning Coach & Manager

Photo of Nick Westcott, Head Strength & Conditioning Coach & ManagerNick has gathered a wealth of experience in the field of sports performance and athlete reconditioning:

  • Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at Carleton University
  • Strength and Conditioning Coach with Hockey Canada’s National Women’s ProgramsLead
  • Strength and Conditioning U18 World National Team 2015-16
  • Strength and Conditioning Consultant with Ringette Canada Senior and Junior National Teams
  • Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Florida Everblades ECHL (Kelly Cup Champions 2011-2012)
  • Have worked with a plethora of athletes from NHL, KHL, CFL, ECHL, OHL, NCAA, CIS, national team athletes for various countries, as well as professional and amateur athletes participating in various sports.
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association
  • Certified FMS professional through Functional Movement Systems
  • Published in the European Journal of Exercise Physiology
  • Graduate of Castleton State College, B.S, Exercise Science

James Clock, BHK, Bed, MSc Sports Performance, ASCA, CSCS
Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach

James lives and breathes athletic performance and coaching; having travelled around the world developing his craft through a variety of sports and skill levels, his athletes experience results by design, not coincidence. While drawing on past experiences and tricks of the trade, he is also firmly committed to continued education and progressing the profession.

  • U20’s Strength and Power Coach at the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
  • Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at the New South Wales Institute of Sport
  • Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach and Rehabilitation Coach ESS Performance
  • Athletic Performance Unit Trainee at the Greater Western Sydney Giants Football Club
  • Peak Power Sport Development Strength and Conditioning/Research Intern
  • Edinburgh Napier University Knights Strength and Conditioning Coach for Football
  • Active Life Conditioning Athletic Performance Intern
  • Individually has worked with athletes at the National Level (Canadian & Australian), Provincial and State Level, as well as numerous Professional Athletes through to Development and Talent ID Levels