Wellness

Health goals are achieved every day at the YMCA

  • Are you new to exercise or have been inactive for a long time?
  • Do you have a chronic health condition and have been told you should exercise?  
  • Are you struggling with healthy habits like eating well and maintaining a healthy weight?
  • Not sure how to get started and looking for support?

Wellness programs are designed to support anyone who is inactive and/or managing a chronic health condition.  Exercise instruction is customized to each participant.  Health talks are provided that focus on nutrition, exercise guidelines and health management.  Support from YMCA instructors, volunteers and other program participants provide a safe and positive environment to get started with exercise and healthy living.

Smart Start Book a free Smart Start consultation with YMCA Wellness staff to get started in one of our wellness programs.

Diabetes Fit  Exercise and education support for individuals at risk of diabetes or managing diabetes. Get the support you need to start exercise for better health in Diabetes Fit.

Neuro Fit Customized exercise circuit for individuals with neurological conditions such as Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease, Stroke and Spinal Cord Injury. Keep up with the physical demands of everyday life and build the confidence to be active in Neuro Fit.

Fitness For Function  Customized exercise support for individuals with neurological conditions and/or impaired physical mobility or Neurofit graduates. Train your balance and mobilty for better movement in Fitness For Function.

Live Smart Customized exercise support for individuals at risk of, or with chronic conditions (bone/joint conditions, heart/lung disease). Ideal for those who have recently completed a cardiac or pulmonary rehabilitation program. Learn, move and connect for better health in Live Smart.

Craving Change A free how-to workshop for changing your relationship with food. Improve your relationship with food in Craving Change.

Living with Stroke A free group learning program designed for those who have had a stroke and for the individuals who care for them. Learn and connect with others in Living with Stroke.

Posture Clinics Receive a free personal postural assessment, education and exercises to improve your posture.

120 Over 80 Achieving good health is more than just working out. We offer wellness workshops and community programs to increase your knowledge and confidence for health and well-being.

Partners

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YMCA Wellness Programs are Heart Wise Exercise Programs. Click here to learn more about Heart Wise and the YMCA.

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Thank you to the Ontario Trillium Foundation for their support of our Wellness Programs.