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Exercise Classes

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The exercise programs at the CCAA were developed as model programs for older adults. Memberships are available for 10-month or 12-month durations. All classes are led by certified Seniors Fitness Instructors. Participants must be 55 years of age and better. Classes may include the following components of fitness:

  • Cardiorespiratory exercise
  • Muscle strength
  • Endurance
  • power training
  • Functional fitness training
  • Balance and flexibility training

Combined Fitness

A 75-minute group exercise class including accelerated walking or other cardiovascular activity, strength training, flexibility and balance training.
*call for available class times

New!! Personal Training - Exercise training tailored to you!

Individual or small group sessions (max. three persons) with a personal trainer aimed to improve exercise technique, manage weight, and improve any or all areas of fitness.

Strength Training

A 60-minute program that uses a combination of weight equipment, handheld
weights and resistance tubing (this program should be supplemented with
independent cardiovascular activity).
Mon, Wed, & Fri: 9:05 a.m. - 10:05 a.m.
10:35 a.m. - 11:35 a.m.
Tue & Thu: 8: 45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

Dynamic Balance

A 60-minute group exercise class for the semi-independent adult. This class
is designed to improve overall fitness with special attention to balance.
Includes cardiovascular activity, strength and flexibility training.
Tue & Thu: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

COLD (Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease)

A 90-minute group exercise class designed for persons with pulmonary disease.
Tue & Thu: 1:10pm - 2:40pm

Osteoporosis

A 75-minute group exercise class including all components of fitness. Offered to those who are at risk for, have been diagnosed with, or have fractured due to osteoporosis.
Mon, Wed & Fri: 11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Get Fit for Active Living

An eight-week education and exercise program to motivate older adults to engage in a more active lifestyle
Call for available class times.

Fitness Assessments

Prior to joining an exercise program at the CCAA it is necessary to complete a Fitness Appraisal which will measure various components of fitness. Fitness Appraisals are also available for non-CCAA participants for a fee.

 

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Clara Fitzgerald
Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging
Toll Free 1.866.661.1603
Fax 519.661.1612
Email: cfitzge4@uwo.ca

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