ACTIVATE Ottawa, created in 2014, is an all encompassing fitness event that provides education, inspiration and overall fun for fitness enthusiasts, fitness professionals, athletes and weekend warriors!

Our goal is to leave you feeling inspired to live an active and healthy life, and/or provide you with new tools and motivation to keep going! We believe that proper guidance and education are key for everlasting change and overall success in mental and physical fitness. At ACTIVATE, you get unparalleled access to top, local, international and celebrity fitness and nutrition experts, all under one roof!

ACTIVATE is more than just an expo, this is your opportunity to take your fitness to the next level by engaging in master classes, exercises workshops, nutrition seminars, fun fitness challenges, or by simply immersing yourself in the high-energy atmosphere.

Light up your Life, or Fire up your Fitness at one of our events today!

Note: If you were with us in 2014/2015, we have re-branded and moved to a new venue. 

Learn more about our upcoming events:

ACTIVATE FitPro Summit – If you are a Personal Trainer, Fitness Instructor or an Allied Health Professional that is passionate about your career and about changing lives, then this Summit is for you. Our FitPro Summit was created to bring you an intimate, yet impactful experience to obtain CEC’s (pre-approved from a variety of organizations) with some of the most recognized presenters in the industry. This premiere event also provides you with an opportunity to network with your peers and re-ignite your passion. As a Health and Fitness professional, we should never stop learning or investing in ourselves. Expanding your knowledge, learning new research and interacting with fellow Fitness Professionals is key to your success and longevity.  Be part of the ACTIVATEArmy that is leading our population through health and fitness. Coming to you April 1, 2017


ACTIVATE’s ‘FREE’ Trade Show (as part of the Fitness Summit) – Open to ALL fitness enthusiasts/public, fitness professionals, athletes and coaches, this small expo features products and services that will help propel your fitness journey. More importantly, you are welcome to register for any of the scheduled seminars, master classes or workshops a-la-carte. This will allow you to learn some of the latest industry research and/or attend a great session that will provide you with tools for your own health and fitness goals. You will also NOT want to miss our special feature for 2017 – an exciting “ninja-style” obstacle challenge powered by OCR Academy right in the centre of the expo hall. Coming to you April 1, 2017 9:30am-5pm


ACTIVATE Pre & Post-Cons – Certifications for Fitness Professionals.


ACTIVATE Resilience Day – A day of life coaching, physical challenges and resilience training. In support of First Responders. Coming in October 2017…

Whether you are currently active or simply thinking about it, we want to see you!

About the Founder

Connie Beaulieu, B.Soc. Sc, CSCS, CPT

Connie Beaulieu - C.U. Fit Personal Training

Connie has dedicated her life to leading others toward living a healthy, active lifestyle. She has influenced countless lives over the past seventeen years through her personal training and fitness education career. Her vision in the development of ACTIVATE is to unite top local, international and celebrity professionals during a weekend health and fitness festival that will motivate, educate and inspire all consumers, athletes and professionals alike. To bring everyone together and help everyone find their long term solution towards living a healthier life, because she so passionately believes that “life’s better fit” and everyone’s solution is unique.

Connie owns and operates C.U.Fit Personal Training in Ottawa, ON and instructs and certifies personal training candidates through canfitpro (all under Corp: The Fitness Station (Ottawa) Ltd.). She has taught Fitness and Wellness for the Police Foundations Program and the Canadian Armed Forces at Algonquin College and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, with one of the top certifying bodies in the world, The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) since the year 2000.

Connie is featured regularly as a fitness expert/contributor for CTV Ottawa and has also been featured in Chatelaine magazine, The Globe and Mail, Rogers TV and The Huffington Post. She holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences degree, University of Ottawa; Fitness and Lifestyle Management Diploma, George Brown College; and is a Member of the Ottawa Sport Council.