Diabetes Fit

Exercise and healthy eating for better health

  • Diabetes Fit provides customized exercise instruction and education by certified YMCA instructors
  • For individuals at risk of diabetes or managing diabetes
  • Learn how to start and maintain a safe exercise program and the basics of healthy eating
  • Learn how to set action plans to develop healthy lifestyle behaviours
  • Join others in a small, supportive group setting

Diabetes Fit meets twice a week in 1-hour sessions for a total of 8 weeks. Each 1-hour session includes a mix of healthy living education and exercise. Exercise is based on personal fitness levels and individual goals. 

To register for this program, please book a Smart Start session.

For more information please email Marc Demers or call, 519-623-9622 ext. 242                            

Tuesdays & Thursdays    7:15-8:15 pm      February 6-March 29, 2018  OR April 24-June 14, 2018

Mondays & Wednesdays 9:00-10:00 am     February 12-April 9, 2018 (no class Feb. 19) OR April 30-June 25, 2018 (no class May 21)

Program Cost: YMCA members, Free. Non-YMCA members, $60 + HST (inlcudes YMCA membership during the program). Payment options and membership subsidy are available.

Locations: This program is offered at both the A.R. Kaufman Family YMCA and Chaplin Family YMCA.

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