Exercise Programs

Walking Programs

The Seniors' Centre for Excellence in partnership with the Town of Minto and Wellington North offers walking groups in Arthur, Harriston, and Palmerston. These groups are available all year and provide a safe, dry place to walk indoors and meet new friends.

  • Harriston

Address: Harriston Arena - 111 George Street, Harriston ON
Weekdays, 8:30 - 9:30 am.

  • Palmerston

Address: Palmerston Community Centre - 520 Cavan Street, Palmerston ON
Weekdays, 8:30 - 9:30 am.

  • Arthur

Address: Arthur Arena - 158 Domville Street, Arthur ON
Monday,  Wednesday and Friday, 10 am - 12 pm

 

SMART (Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together) Programs

The VON offers SMART programs in Drayton, Clifford, Fergus, Mount Forest, Harriston, Holstein, Elora, and Arthur.  These classes will help to improve your overall fitness level and prevent you from falling.  Please check with your doctor before beginning any exercise program.  Please call the VON at 519.323.2330 to get more information about the programs offered at any of these locations.  You can also email Kelly Gee at kelly.gee@von.ca .   

  • Drayton 

Address: Drayton Reformed Church - 74 Wellington Street, Drayton ON
Dates and Times: Monday, Wednesday and Friday - 9:30 am.

  • Clifford 

Address: Knox United Church - 11 Alan Street East, Clifford ON
Dates and Times: Monday and Friday - 9 am.

  • Fergus

Address: Melville United Church - 300 St. Andrew Street West, Fergus ON
Dates and Times: Tuesday and Thursday - 9:30 am & 10:30 am.

  • Mount Forest

Address: Legion Branch 134 - 140 King Street West, Mount Forest ON
Dates and Times: Monday and Wednesday - 10:45 am.

  • Harriston

Address: Knox Presbyterian Church - 135 Elora Street South, Harriston ON
Dates and Times: Tuesday and Thursday - 11 am.

  • Holstein

Address: Optimist Community Centre - 392137 Grey Road 109, Holstein, ON
Dates and Times: Monday and Thursday - 9 am.

  • Elora

Address: Central Pentecostal Church - 7674 Colborne Street, Elora, ON
Dates and Times: Tuesday and Thursday - 1pm.

  • Arthur

Address: Senior Citizen Hall - 242 Isabella Street East, Arthur ON
Dates and Times: Wednesday - 10am.

 

High Impact: If you have been doing some form of exercise and consider yourself to be in good physical condition, this class is for you!  The routine consists of an aerobic warm up, aerobic endurance, balance, strength and flexibility training.

Moderate Impact: If you have been doing some form of exercise and consider yourself to be physically active, this class is for you!  The routine consists of an aerobic warm up, balance, strength and range of motion training.

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