Programs

Fitness

If you are looking for programs that improve your overall health, help you manage chronic conditions, help you with lifestyle changes and assist you with maintaining your activity – these programs are for you. We look forward to seeing you in our programs!

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Programs for Fitness

Back to Movement

This 7-week in-person or virtual physiotherapy led exercise program is targeting clients who have chronic low back pain and are not physically active. The goals of the program are to improve function and quality of life, reduce pain and recurrence of low back pain. The program consists of a weekly 1 hour ‘yoga’ based group exercise program. Ideally participants should be independent with transferring from standing to the floor.

For more information contact:
Mark at 416-604-6438 or Elizabeth at 416-855-1055.

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)

This is an in-person or virtual program for patients with mild to moderate COPD. The program is 8 weeks long, twice a week, and includes of supervised exercise by a Physiotherapist, and education sessions delivered by a Certified Respiratory Therapist, Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, Registered Dietitian, Family Physician, and Pharmacist. The program also offers access to smoking cessation counselling and FREE nicotine replacement therapy through the STOP program.

For more information contact:
Mark at 416-604-6438

Etobicoke Support Service Exercise

Our in-person exercise programs are developed to encourage older adults and seniors aged 55+ to become more active, participate in a social network, reduce the risk of injuries and falls, as well as enhance self-esteem and independence. Classes are led by Certified Seniors Fitness Instructors or Registered Kinesiologists. All classes include a light cardio component and are designed to increase balance, strength and flexibility.

For more information contact:
416-243-0127

Families Get Together

This 8-week in-person program promotes healthy weights and healthy living for parents and children 8-10 years old. The program includes information on nutrition, body image, self-esteem, and physical activity. Each session has a one hour exercise component facilitated by a trained instructor.

For more information contact:
Krystyna at 416-855-1058

Food Bank Mondays

The Daily Bread Food Bank, Second Harvest and Four Villages have teamed up to help provide food for anyone in need during these difficult times.

  • Social Distancing and Safety Rules Apply
  • Masks are Required
  • Registration on site
  • Open to anyone!

Every Monday from 5-7pm, at The Four Villages Community Health Centre, Dundas Site, 3446 Dundas Street West.

Open to anyone in need. For more information contact :
Gayle at (416) 604-6452 or Junko at (416) 604-6453

GLAD

Good Living with Arthritis Denmark (GLA:D®) will help you manage the symptoms from your hip or knee osteoarthritis (OA). The GLA:D program has shown to help people with hip and knee OA reduce pain and stiffness become more physical activity. The GLA:D® program includes 12 exercise sessions. The exercise sessions are offered 2 times per week over 6 to 8 weeks in-person or virtual. The program also includes 2 educational session. The GLA:D® program is being made available free of charge to patients who have attended an assessment for hip and knee problems at a with a physiotherapist at a Rapid Assessment Clinic, Family Health Team or a Community Health Centre in the Toronto Central area. Offered in two locations - 3446 Dundas Street West and 2445 Lakeshore Blvd. West

For more information contact:
Paul at 416-604-5114 for the 3446 Dundas Street West location OR Chris at 416-801-3014 for the 2445 Lakeshore Blvd West location

Healthy Bodies

This 6-week in-person or virtual program is for adults ages 25 to 55 who are looking for options beyond crash diets. We focus on healthy eating for a healthy body, physical activity, and stress management. Sessions include a physical activity component with a trained fitness instructor.

For more information contact:
Madison at 416- 855-1044

Living Better with Pain

This 6-week in-person physiotherapy led program aims to improve function through self-management support, pain science education, and individualized goal-oriented exercise. This program includes a weekly group appointment, four individual appointments and two follow up sessions at 1 and 3 months, after the completion of the program. Education topics include the science of pain, pain and exercise, stress, sleep and pain, as well as thoughts, emotions and pain. The minimum criteria for a screening appointment include: pain for more than 6 months and the ability to read / write / speak English.

For more information contact:
Mark at 416-604-6438 or Elizabeth at 416-604-1055.

Seniors Exercise And Falls Prevention

Increase strength, balance, and flexibility with this exercise program for adults 55+. Options are available to accommodate various levels of mobility and fitness.

To register contact:
Etobicoke Support Services at 416-243-0127 ext. 233

Strong and Steady

This 8-week in-person program at Storefront Humber is a falls prevention program. The program is aimed at enabling older adults to lead healthy lives and reduce the incidence of falls. Each session consists of an exercise component led by a Kinesiologist promoting balance, strength, and endurance, as well as an education component on different falls prevention topics presented by various professionals.

Location:2445 Lakeshore Blvd. West

For more information, including eligibility criteria, contact:
Zahra at 416-709-6064

Walk This Way!
Discover a new way of walking! Nordic Pole Walking is a fun and effective, low impact, full-body workout for people of all ages, fitness and mobility levels! Poles are available to borrow upon request.

For more information contact:
Junko at 416-604-6453

West Toronto Diabetes Education - Exercise Program

This exercise program is geared towards those with diabetes or pre-diabetes. The program uses resistance and stretch training to help increase fitness levels, control blood sugar, and improve overall wellness.

For more information contact:
West Toronto Diabetes Education Program at 416-252-1928, extension 299

Yoga For 50+

This weekly in-person program is for anyone who wants to relax and rejuvenate with a guided meditation and breathing exercise with gentle yoga on chair.

For more information contact:
Junko at 416-604-6453

Yoga For 50+ (Review Class)

This monthly drop-in class (in-person or virtual) is ONLY for graduates of the 8 week program. Relax and rejuvenate with gentle yoga catered to your needs and abilities. Options are available to accommodate various levels of mobility and fitness

For more information contact:
Junko at 416-604-6453


Please Note

  • Programs are offered at various locations and times throughout the year.
  • Some programs may be available infrequently based on demand.
  • Some programs are offered off-site.
  • Please call the contact person indicated for additional program information.

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