Diabetes Fit - YMCA of Three Rivers Waterloo Region

Diabetes Fit

Diabetes Fit

Are you struggling to get started with healthy habits like exercise? Have you been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes or have risk factors that put you at high risk of developing diabetes? Join Diabetes Fit online to build life changing habits from the comfort of your own home.  

  • Build your movement confidence-participate in guided exercise, at the right pace for you with support from qualified exercise professionals. Learn the steps to safe and effective exercise. 
  • Increase your nutrition knowledge-learn about building healthy eating habits through registered dietitians.
  • Expand your support system-work with caring YMCA wellness coaches and connect with others working towards similar health goals.
  • Get active- move more throughout your day in a way that makes you feel better and improves your health.
  • Access to a device and internet for video conferencing is required to participate. This program is hosted through ZOOM. No special exercise equipment or large space is needed to participate. Participants receive a free home exercise kit that includes a resistance band.
  • 12 Week program with one 90 minute session per week.  FREE for YMCA members & non-members                           


Registration for Fall 2021 programs is now closed. Interested in participating in a future Diabetes Fit program? Please contact  Marsha Phillips marsha.phillips@ytr.ymca.ca

Jamie's Story

Learn how one of our wellness program participants changed his life, and decided to give back to help others do the same.


Waterloo Wellington LHIN Diabetes Fit is supported by the Waterloo Wellington LHIN