Silver Series

Silver Series programs are designed for older adults seeking to improve or maintain a healthy, vibrant and active lifestyle. All programs are taught by certified fitness professionals in a supportive and encouraging environment.

With a wide range of offerings, you are bound to find a class you will enjoy!

Happy Hearts | Silver Strides | Silver Yoga | Silver Pilates | Pilates for Balance

Specialty programs: A.X.O.N | Apex | Body & Bones

Happy Hearts

Fitness, fun and function! Our experienced and talented instructors teach cardiovascular movements, interval training, overall strength training, balance and flexibility.

This program is designed for older adults who are looking to maintain or improve their fitness level in an enjoyable and supportive atmosphere. Three class styles are available:

Fitness: Instructed by Lauren Rogers and Wendy Hamelin. Mondays, Wednesdays, 9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. | Sept. 11- Dec. 13 (14 weeks). No class Oct. 9 due to Thanksgiving. Cost: $90 for members, $110 for non-members.

Strength: Instructed by Crystal Fournier and Jordan Gauthier. Tuesdays, Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. | Sept. 12 – Dec. 14 (14 weeks). No class Oct. 9 due to Thanksgiving. Cost: $90 for members, $110 for non-members.

Yoga: Instructed by Alina Cress. Friday, 9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. | Sept. 15 – Dec. 15 (14 weeks). Cost: $120 for members, $145 for non-members.

Silver Strides

Walking is one of the simplest ways to become more physically active and fit! All walking sessions are led by a personal trainer and take place on the indoor walking track. Each session includes walking time and a short strength and conditioning component. Assessments are included throughout the program to monitor progress.

This program is designed for individuals of all fitness levels who would like to learn how to walk for optimal health benefits.

Fall session: Instructed by Mark Gifford. Tuesdays, Thursdays, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. | Sept. 12 – Dec. 14 (14 weeks) Cost: $110 for members, $130 for non-members.

Silver Yoga

Work at your own pace while learning about the power of breath and movement. Individuals will build strength while improving balance. Participants will leave the class feeling light and relaxed.

This class is for all levels. Modifications will be offered where needed.

Fall session: Instructed by Garda Milne. Tuesdays, 10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. | Sept. 12 – Dec. 12 (14 weeks). Cost: $140 for members, $165 for non-members.

Pilates for Balance

Wendy has tailored this Pilates to meet the needs of the more mature client.  The program will specifically improve mobility in the hips and shoulders, increase balance and develop strength in the core, lower body and upper body. Change how your body moves and feels! 

Fall session: Instructed by Wendy Hamelin. Wednesdays, 1:30 p.m. | Sept. 13 - Dec. 13 (14 weeks). Cost: $140 for members, $165 for non-members 

Specialty progams 

Specialty programs are geared specifically for various chronic conditions. Participants will be asked to have their doctor fill out a program specific PAR Med X form.

All programs include pre- and post-testing, which is used as a measurement for improvement to monitor progress throughout the series.

A.X.O.N.

The A.X.O.N. program is specifically designed for individuals who are experiencing physical complications due to a chronic neurological condition such as Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis, post-stroke or peripheral neuropathy. Each class incorporates exercise that will help to build and/or maintain upper and lower body strength as well as balance.

All exercises are led by a Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology (CSEP) certified staff. Pre-and post-testing is completed and is used as an objective measurement for improvement.

This program is designed for individuals who are experience physical complications due to a neurological condition.

Fall session: Instructed by Caitlin Doyle & Mark Gifford. Tuesdays & Thursdays, 1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. | Sept. 12 – Dec. 7 (13 weeks). Cost: $140 for members, $165 for non-members.

Requirements: participants must be able to walk (with or without a walking aid), have the ability to verbally communicate and have appropriate endurance to exercise at a light to moderate level for one hour.

A.X.O.N. health history form | A.X.O.N. PARMed-X form 

Apex (post-cardiac rehab program)

The Apex program provides participants with a safe environment in which they can be physically active. Each class includes cardiovascular exercises along with strength training exercises.

This program is designed for individuals who have completes the Woodbridge Cardiac Rehabilitation program or who have been approved to participant by their doctor.

Fall session: Instructed by Caitlin Doyle. Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, 9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. | (14 weeks) No class on Oct. 9 due to Thanksgiving. Cost: $140 for members, $165 for non-members.

Requirements: Participants must be able to complete light to moderate exercise for approximately 60 minutes three times a week.

Apex health history form | Apex PARMed-X form 

Body & Bones

Body & Bones is led by BoneFit trained (by Osteoporosis Canada) and CSEP certified staff.

It consists of a three day per week progressive program that includes resistance exercises and functional training. Days 1 & 2 will consist of full-body strengthening exercises and core conditioning, using body weight, light handheld weights, stability balls and elastic bands. Day 3 will focus more on balance and flexibility work.

In previous programs, Body & Bones conditioning participants saw an increase in grip strength, lower body strength, range of motion of the hips and shoulders, and improved balance. These findings have strong correlations to the maintenance of an independent lifestyle and the prevention of a functional decline. Upon completion of the program, past participants also recorded an increase in quality of life.

Classes are tailored to meet the physical needs of each individual participant.

This program is designed for older adults who have osteoporosis or osteoarthritis and are looking for a full-body strengthening program.

Fall session: Instructed by Caitlin Doyle, Crystal Fournier, Alina Cress and Jordan Gauthier. Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (14 weeks). No class on Oct. 9 due to Thanksgiving. Days 1 & 2 focus on full-body strengthening exercises and core conditioning. Day 3 focuses on balance and flexibility work. Cost: $140 for members, $165 for non-members.

Body & Bones health history form | Body & Bones PARMed-X form 

Note: All prices are subject to HST.

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