Program: Falls Prevention and Group Exercise Classes for Seniors
Organization: St Marys and Area Home Support Services
Description of Services: Group exercise and falls prevention classes for older adults and people with mobility issues and chronic conditions * aims to improve strength and balance to prevent injury and falls

Classes are instructed by volunteers and staff trained in Seniors fitness Instructor Course through the Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging and/or the VON SMARTĀ® (Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together) program

There are three levels of classes:

Level One
  • offered in retirement homes (may be open to community members)
  • designed to support improvement for those with limited mobility
  • classes are primarily seated with standing components as tolerated

Level Two
  • offered in community and retirement settings
  • designed for those with a moderate level of ability
  • class is a mix of both standing and seated components

Level Three
  • offered in community settings
  • designed for those with a moderate to vigorous level of ability
  • provides the option to participate at a higher level of intensity
Requirements
Fees: Free
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Older adults 50 years and older * people with mobility issues
Application: Call to register * no referral required
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible      Wheelchair Accessible
Contact Information
Address: Box 998
St Marys, ON
N4X 1B6
Street
Address:
St Marys and Area Friendship Centre
317 James St S
St Marys
Map
Intersection: James St S and Maxwell St

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