Wellness Programs

Wellness Programs - Exercise Programs

Healthy Lifestyle Exercise Programs:

This program is available fall, winter and spring in two locations. Grand Bend Area CHC in the upstairs Community room on Mondays and Thursdays at 9 a.m. Port Franks at the Port Franks Community Centre on Tuesdays and Thursdays 9 a.m. Both programs provide warm up, low impact aerobic exercises done to music, followed by strength work and stretching. You must bring a clean pair of running shoes and a mat if you have one. There is no fee for this program and is facilitated by a trained volunteer. Call Cindy Maxfield, Health Promoter 519-238-1556 ext. 231.

Line Dancing:

If you want to have fun and do exercise at the same time there is a Line Dancing program held at the Port Franks Community Centre from 8:30- 9 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday before the exercise program starts. Participants need dry clean shoes comfortable to dance in. There is no fee for this program. Call Cindy Maxfield, Health Promoter 519-238-1556 ext. 231. Program available in the fall, winter and spring.

Healthy Cardio Saturdays and Evenings Exercise Program:

This program is offered to give a more robust exercise program for those in good physical condition. The program is offered Saturday mornings from 10:00 to 10:45 A.M. and on Tuesday evenings from 6:00 to 6:45 P.M. in the Community Room at GBACHC. Instructor Joy McClymont offers a fun fast pace program. Contcat Cindy Maxfield at 519.238.1556 x231 for more details.

Gentle Exercise Program:

This program runs Mondays and Thursdays from 11:00-12:00 P.M. in the Community Room at the Grand Bend Area CHC and is available fall, winter and spring. Stretching, strength and gentle aerobics utilizing chairs and the wall make this a great program for individuals that are new to exercise, or have some physical limitations. Program is facilitated by trained volunteer instructors and is free. Clean dry running shoes and comfy clothes are all you need. Call Cindy Maxfield, Health Promoter 519-238-1556 ext. 231.

Functional Fitness Exercise Program:

The Functional Fitness program is designated for seniors with limited mobility and is run by our Centre's Kinesiologist. The program is offered on Monday and Thursday afternoons from 1:00 to 2:00 P.M. in the Community Room. A similar program is run in Exeter on Monday and Wednesday from 2:00 to 3:00 P.M. Contact Kinesiologist Julie Datars at 519.238.1556 x243

Savannah Strollers:

In partnership with the Pinery Provincial Park, Friends of the Pinery and the Lambton Heritage Museum we offer you a choice of walking programs utilizing the Trails in the Pinery Park for outdoor walking and the Galleries in the Lambton Heritage for indoor walking. This program is available every Wednesday. Please meet in the parking lot of the Museum at 9:30 for those who wish to carpool to the Pinery Park. For those who wish to stroll inside out of the elements please enter the museum through the main entrance. The Pinery outdoor program runs year round. The Lambton Museum indoor program runs winter to spring. There is no fee for either program. You need to dress for the weather for the outdoor walk and bring dry clean running shoes for the indoor walk. Call Cindy Maxfield, Health Promoter 519-238-1556 ext. 231

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