Canadian Centre for Activity and Agine

Exercise Classes at the CCAA

The exercise programs listed below are offered at the Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging in London, Ontario. These programs were developed as model programs for older adults. Classes operate on a 12-month or 10-month basis (the gym is closed in the afternoons in July and August). All classes are led by certified Seniors Fitness Instructors. Participants must be 55 years of age and better.

Classes are also offered at satellite locations in Ontario and across Canada. To search a listing of these classes by city, visit the Satellite Classes page.

Exercise Classes Offered

Combined Fitness

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

Days Class Times
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

6:45 am - 8:00 am
8:15 am - 9:30 am
9:45 am - 11:00 am
11:15 am - 12:30 pm
12:45 pm - 2:00 pm
2:15 pm - 3:30 pm
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

Tuesday and Thursday 6:30 am - 7:45 am
8:00 am - 9:15 am
9:30 am - 10:45 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1:10 pm - 2:25 pm

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.

Days Class Times
Tuesday and Thursday 11 am - 12 pm

Get Fit for Active Living

An eight-week education and exercise program to motivate older adults to engage in a more active lifestyle. Learn more about the Get Fit for Active Living participant program.

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).

Days Class Times
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:05 am - 10:05 am
10:35 am - 11:35 am
Tuesday and Thursday 8:45 am - 9:45 am

Yoga

Yoga sessions resume in September 2017. These 60-minute classes run for 8 weeks and are appropriate for CCAA participants, their friends, and family. Yoga improves stability and flexibilty, boosts mental health and overall well-being. Participants are required to bring their own yoga mat.

Day Class Times 8 session fee

Wednesday

Moderate: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.  $80.00 (+ HST)
Gentle: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. $80.00 (+ HST)

*A fitness appraisal is not required to attend this class.

CCAA Memberships

Payment can be made on an annual or monthly basis, due at the beginning of each month. Memberships may be cancelled by providing notice in writing, and will be cancelled at the beginning of the following month. Refunds for unused monthly portions of a cancelled annual membership will be calculated based on the monthly rate for each unused month of membership.

How to Register for a Class

  1. Visit or call our reception at 519-661-1603 or Toll Free at 1-888-661-1603.
  2. We will help book your fitness appraisal.
  3. Your fitness appraiser will recommend 2 - 3 exercise classes that best suit your fitness level. Choose one of the recommendations.
  4. Visit or call our reception to complete your membership purchase.

*Fitness appraisals are $45.00

For more information about CCAA in-house classes:

CCAA Exercise Program Coordinator
Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging 
1490 Richmond Street 
London, ON N6G 2M3 
Email: ccaa.programs@uwo.ca
Phone: (519) 661-1603 Toll Free: 1(866) 661-1603