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Map RecordBarrie Community Health Centre, Barrie - Huronia Rd, Fitness for Health

Map RecordBarrie Community Health Centre, Barrie - Huronia Rd, Fitness for Health 705-734-9690 Ext 201 Fitness for Health is a 6 week program designed to remove barriers to exercise for anyone living with at least one chronic condition 
* participants learn how to live a healthy lifestyle, set action plans, use the cardio equipment, participate in low impact classes to increase strength and balance 
* all participants receive a 6 week complimentary membership to the City of Barrie recreation facilities 
* facilitated by a Physiotherapist, Health Promoter and Fitness Instructor 
* program takes place at City of Barrie recreation centres (currently Allandale)
Barrie ; Innisfil

Map RecordBarrie. Recreation Services Department, Allandale Recreation Centre, Allandale 55+ Centre

Map RecordBarrie. Recreation Services Department, Allandale Recreation Centre, Allandale 55+ Centre 705-728-6332 Provides recreational, social, educational and active living programs that promote a healthy lifestyle providing opportunities to develop new skills, meet new people and to be physically, socially and mentally active * membership includes all regular activities at both centres (Allandale and Parkview 55+ Centres), daily drop in rate also available 
 
Activities include:  
* Bridge (Progressive, Duplicate,)  
* Crafts  
* Cribbage  
* Darts  
* Euchre  
* Games night 
* Holiday activities 
* Shuffleboard  
* Walking Club  
* Social time  
* Dances 
* Wandering PALS Travel Club  
* VON SMART fitness programs  
* Registered 55+ Recreation programs offered through the centre  
* Volunteer opportunities are available  
* Outreach Day Program (Parkview 55+ Centre)  
* Soup & Sandwich  
* Income Tax Assistance Clinics available during tax season (March to April)  
* PALS Newsletter and monthly calendar
Barrie ; Essa ; Innisfil ; Oro-Medonte ; Springwater

Map RecordBarrie. Recreation Services Department, Parkview 55+ Centre

Map RecordBarrie. Recreation Services Department, Parkview 55+ Centre 705-737-0755 Provides recreational, social, educational and active living programs that promote a healthy lifestyle providing opportunities to develop new skills, meet new people and to be physically, socially and mentally active * membership includes all regular activities at both centres (Allandale and Parkview 55+ Centres), daily drop in rate also available  
 
Activities include:  
* Art Club  
* Bridge (Progressive, Duplicate)  
* Texas Hold'em  
* Euchre  
* Cribbage  
* Pinochle  
* Scrabble  
* Mah Jong  
* Crafts  
* Dances  
* Holiday activities 
* Quilting  
* Informative workshops 
* Soup and Sandwich Lunches (September - May)  
* BBQ Lunches (June-Aug)  
* Registered 55+ Recreation Programs  
* Parkview Singers  
* Shuffleboard  
* Floor Curling  
* Carpet Bowling  
* Court Whist  
* Painters  
* Snooker  
* Table Tennis  
Parkview Highlanders  
* Volunteer opportunities available  
* Outreach Program  
* Special Community Events; Fall Market  
* Income Tax Assistance Clinics during tax season (March & April)
Barrie ; Essa ; Innisfil ; Oro-Medonte ; Springwater

Map RecordBradford West Gwillimbury. Leisure Services, Bradford West Gwillimbury Leisure Centre, Together in Movement and Exercise Program

Map RecordBradford West Gwillimbury. Leisure Services, Bradford West Gwillimbury Leisure Centre, Together in Movement and Exercise Program 905-775-7529 ext 8601 Community-based exercise program designed for people with mobility issues due to conditions such as stroke, brain injury or MS to increase strength, balance, mobility and improve energy and overall health 
 
Weekly classes * new sessions monthly
Bradford West Gwillimbury ; New Tecumseth ; Newmarket

Centre de santé communautaire CHIGAMIK Community Health Centre, Midland, Nordic Pole Walking Group

 Centre de santé communautaire CHIGAMIK Community Health Centre, Midland, Nordic Pole Walking Group 705-527-4154 Nordic Pole Walking is an alternative to regular walking and provides increased health benefits such as * increased cardiovascular health • improved strength, posture, balance, and mobility • burn 20-45% more calories * decreased pressure on hips, knees and ankles. Program brings people together with an instructor once a week during spring summer and fall to walk various trails in the local community and surrounding areas.  
 
Spare sets of Nordic poles are available for usage by those who do not own their own.
Christian Island ; Midland ; Penetanguishene ; Tay ; Tiny

Map RecordCommunity Arthritis Pool Program

Map RecordCommunity Arthritis Pool Program   3/4 hour exercise program for people with a primary diagnosis of arthritis to improve range of motion * led by trained volunteers * program held in 93 degrees Fahrenheit therapeutic pool with a capacity of 10 people per class * 21 classes per week * program is in partnership with Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre Barrie - and surrounding area

Map RecordFunctional Fitness

Map RecordFunctional Fitness 705-259-2348 (BFIT) They help their members take a proactive approach to maintaining an independent lifestyle. Through individualized exercise programs they target functional improvements directly related to daily activities such as climbing stairs, getting in/out of a bathtub or functional continence.  
Services include  
* small class sizes in an intimate setting 
* use of Neurogym equipment to enable movements that would otherwise be difficult 
* support personnel for education, encouragement and performance reviews 
* flexible class times to accommodate clients schedule and personal interests
Orillia and area

Map RecordFung Loy Kok Taoist Tai Chi, Collingwood

Map RecordFung Loy Kok Taoist Tai Chi, Collingwood 705-444-0194 Offer beginner and ongoing classes to improve balance, flexibility, overall health and well being through the practice of Taoist Tai Chi * offer special health recovery classes for anyone with chronic illnesses or injuries * all classes led by accredited volunteer instructors who attend regular training workshops and meet annual re-accreditation requirements * membership fees are used to meet operating costs, such as rent and utilities 
 
Beginner and ongoing classes also held in Meaford, Wasaga Beach, Creemore, Stayner, Thornbury, Owen Sound and Sauble Beach * Class times, locations and contact listed on website
Clearview (Simcoe County) ; Collingwood ; Grey County ; Wasaga Beach

Map RecordGeorgian Bay Family Health Team

Map RecordGeorgian Bay Family Health Team 705-444-5885 The Georgian Bay Family Health Team (GBFHT) is a regional, primary health care team set up to provide collaborative health care to the Georgian Bay population. The team consists of: Doctors * Nurse Practitioners * Registered Nurses * Occupational Therapists * a Health Promoter * Registered Dietitians * Mental Health Counsellors  
 
Area residents have access to GBFHT's services by getting a referral from their GBFHT Family Physician (only patients of affiliated physicians may be referred) * family physician referral also required for most clinics * GBFHT is the regional Diabetes Education Centre (DEC) * All patients with diabetes regardless of who their family doctor is may be seen at the DEC 
 
Services include: 
 
Counselling: Individual and marital counselling available, including child and youth mental health counsellors for short-term mental healthcare * Patients 16 years and under can be helped with anxiety, depression, anger, acting out, conflicts with parents/siblings, addictions, as well as problems with school and socialization * Offers one-on-one or family sessions * Single session counselling available without appointment on first come, first served basis 
 
Clinics: Adult Counselling * Child/Youth Counselling * Diabetes Care and education * Nutritional Counselling * Chronic Disease Self Management Program * Smoking Cessation Program * Hypertension Clinic * Heart Failure Clinic * Cardiac Care Clinic * Wound Care Clinic * Ontario Telemedicine Network participant * Teen Sexual Health Clinic * Well Woman Clinic * Same day clinic to assess and treat minor illnesses (no referral required for same day clinic, by appointment only) 
 
Falls Prevention: The family health team assists seniors with preventing falls or recovering from falls by providing: * fall risk assessment/screening at annual physicals including basic falls prevention advice * after a fall, identifying the cause of the fall and helping patients develop strategies to prevent future falls * referral to other falls prevention programs or services * regular medication reviews * basic vision assessments and reminders at annual physicals to have regular biannual eye exams 
 
The Georgian Bay Family Health Team is a member of the Staying Independent Falls Prevention Coalition (SIFPC).
Blue Mountains ; Clearview (Simcoe County) ; Collingwood ; Stayner ; Wasaga Beach ; The Georgian Bay Family Health Team (GBFHT) covers a 35 Km area around the Collingwood General and Marine Hospital (CGMH) and includes the towns of Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, The Blue Mountains, and Clearview (including Stayner, Nottawa, Duntroon and Creemore).

Map RecordGeorgian Respite

Map RecordGeorgian Respite 705-506-4386 Offers; 
* Transportation to and from appointments (non accessible)  
* Shopping and grocery assistance  
* Companionship Services for Seniors  
* Care Giver Relief  
* Respite Care for People with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia. 
* Respite Care for Seniors  
* Range of Motion exercise and walking programs 
* Community integration and recreation support for people of all abilities
Barrie ; Midland ; Penetanguishene

Map RecordNeuroGym Technologies

Map RecordNeuroGym Technologies 613-523-4148 Manufactures a unique line of mobility training equipment that can significantly improve functional mobility, fall prevention programs and enhance the effectiveness of rehabilitation. 
 
The equipment targets and improves the underlying motor skills critical for day to day functions such as transfers, standing and walking. The tools allow for safe dynamic balance training for falls prevention, as well as transfer training to improve someone’s ability to transfer more safely, and in many cases transfer to the toilet independently. Smaller equipment is available for personal, in-home use. 
 
The product line directly addresses many therapeutic challenges that reflect daily activities such as: balance, mobility and gait * motor control and coordination * strength and range of motion
Ontario

Map RecordPrime Time Club

Map RecordPrime Time Club 705-429-4266 Social club, activities include: euchre * Tai Chi * cribbage * ballroom dancing * bid euchre * choir * fitness classes * shuffleboard * Scottish country dancing * line dancing * tap dancing * snooker * darts * bridge * ladies crafts * Short Mat Bowls * Saturday night social time 
 
Annual events include a craft and bake sale in the fall, see website for details * also hold dances and other social events throughout the year
Clearview (Simcoe County) ; Collingwood ; Springwater ; Wasaga Beach

Map RecordSouth Georgian Bay Community Health Centre, Health Services

Map RecordSouth Georgian Bay Community Health Centre, Health Services 705-422-1888 A non-profit health centre focused on family and community health. Health professionals include: a physician * nurse practitioners * registered nurses * a registered dietitian * diabetes educators * a mental health and addiction counsellor * a physiotherapist * a health promotor * and social workers  
 
Provide access to healthcare and treat non-life threatening injuries or illness. Also offer referrals to other local health services and personal development groups. 
 
Also provide health promotion programs including: Fitness for Health * Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions * Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain * Mindfulness Meditation * Diabetes Education Programs * Youth Outreach in Highschools * Education Talks * Garden Education Program * Mental Health First Aid * Nordic Pole Walking * Mothercare * Building Balance 
 
The Centre is always looking for feedback on potential workshops to run, so feel free to contact them to make a suggestion. A community-led health team develops these programs to improve the social supports and conditions that affect long-term health. 
 
Services with a Nurse Practitioner are also offered to registered clients in Elmvale on Wednesdays by appointment at the Springwater Health Services Building (Kenzie Knox Building - 35 Queen Street West, Elmvale) from 9 am-3 pm, see separate entry for further details.
Blue Mountains ; Clearview (Simcoe County) ; Collingwood ; Elmvale ; Wasaga Beach

Map RecordSt Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Orillia, Orillia and Area Seniors' Centre

Map RecordSt Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Orillia, Orillia and Area Seniors' Centre 705-325-5183 Offers: Muffins, tea and coffee free * Hot lunch is offered for $8 
Line Dancing * Seniors Choir * Puzzle Room * Art Room * Woodworking Room * Games * Needle Room * Cooking Room * Low impact Exercises * Entertainment/Speakers * Field Trips
Orillia

Map RecordVON Canada, Barrie - Cedar Pointe Dr, SMART (Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together)® Exercise Program

Map RecordVON Canada, Barrie - Cedar Pointe Dr, SMART (Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together)® Exercise Program Barrie SMART Program 705-737-5044 
Orillia SMART Program 705-326-7021 
Georgian Bay SMART Program 705-355-2200  
Muskoka SMART Program 705-787-1996
Program offers exercise classes to community members 55+ who wish to improve their strength, balance and flexibility, regardless of current physical ability * SMART exercise program is available in many Retirement Homes and community locations in North Simcoe Muskoka  
 
Falls Prevention: 
Exercise programs are designed to increase strength and balance and reduce the risk of a fall * a mini falls risk assessment and home hazard assessment are also offered 
 
VON Canada Simcoe County Branch is a member of the Simcoe Muskoka Integrated Fall Strategy (SMIFS)
Barrie - and area ; Collingwood ; Innisfil - the part of Innisfil that is in NSM LHIN ; Midland ; Muskoka District ; Orillia - and area ; Penetanguishene ; Wasaga Beach

Map RecordWasaga Beach Birding Club

Map RecordWasaga Beach Birding Club   Birding club open to anyone from beginners to experts * includes light walking and bird watching excursions to experience and share bird sightings * focused in Wasaga Beach area and throughout Simcoe County. 
Encourage interested experienced birders to offer to lead outings.
Simcoe County

Map RecordWasaga Ganaraska Hiking Trail Club

Map RecordWasaga Ganaraska Hiking Trail Club   Develop and maintains the Wasaga part of the Ganaraska Hiking Trail.  
 
Ganaraska Hiking Trail Association is comprised of eight sections that plan local hikes, Barrie * Kawartha * Mad River * Midland * Orillia * Oro-Medonte * Pine Ridge * Wasaga Beach  
 
Trails for hiking run from Port Hope north to the Bruce Trail at Devil's Glen. Cycling is also available, wilderness section plus local snowshoeing off trail.
Simcoe County

Map RecordWellness and Beyond 360, Collingwood - Mobile Service

Map RecordWellness and Beyond 360, Collingwood - Mobile Service   Mobile seniors fitness training service * individualized nutrition and fitness plans created based on the client's goals, medical concerns / issues * also offers smaller group training to promote training with friends, family and/or co-workers Barrie ; Blue Mountains ; Clearview (Simcoe County) ; Collingwood ; Meaford ; Minesing ; Wasaga Beach

Map RecordYMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka, Barrie - Grove St W, Together in Movement and Exercise Program

Map RecordYMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka, Barrie - Grove St W, Together in Movement and Exercise Program 705-726-6421 A special 12-week exercise program designed by physiotherapists at Toronto Rehab, and delivered in Simcoe County by the YMCA * maximum of 12 participants per session * sessions include exercise instruction, support and encouragement from certified personal trainers * sessions at YMCAs in Barrie, Collingwood, Gravenhurst, Orillia and Wasaga Beach Barrie ; Collingwood ; Gravenhurst ; Orillia ; Wasaga Beach

Map RecordYMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka, Collingwood - Hume St, Collingwood YMCA

Map RecordYMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka, Collingwood - Hume St, Collingwood YMCA 705-445-5705 Programs include: fitness classes * swimming lessons * recreational sports * aqua fitness classes * lane swimming * recreational swimming * lifesaving courses * yoga * weight training (machine and free weights) * preschool programs * teen leadership development * day camps * school age child care (Homeport) * child care centres at Birchview Dunes Elementary School, and Jean Vanier High School * before and after school childcare in all elementary public schools in Collingwood 
 
Facilities include: a 20 metre pool with an attached leisure pool * full gymnasium * change rooms * yoga studio * group cycling studio * wellness centre * multipurpose room * whirlpool and saunas *Fully Accessible Washroom with adjustable change table and track lift (for children and adults)
Blue Mountains ; Clearview (Simcoe County) ; Collingwood ; Wasaga Beach

Map RecordYMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka, Gravenhurst, Gravenhurst YMCA

Map RecordYMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka, Gravenhurst, Gravenhurst YMCA 705-687-9899 Recreational programs and non-physical programs for all ages including: children's summer day camps, family activity programs, preschool programs, prenatal and postnatal orientations to fitness, adult fitness programs, Senior Wellness programs * educational courses such as Lifesaving, First Aid and CPR and babysitting service for users * Youth Leadership programs for members only * facilities include a conditioning room/wellness centre, leisure and a lap pool, full sized gymnasium, group fitness and group cycling rooms and more * birthday party program on Saturdays and Sundays * participates in International Peace Week held in November annually * a nonprofit, registered charitable organization Gravenhurst

Map RecordYMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka, Innisfil, Innisfil YMCA

Map RecordYMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka, Innisfil, Innisfil YMCA 705-431-9622 Recreational programs and non-physical programs for all ages including: children's summer day camps, family activity programs, preschool programs, orientations to fitness, adult fitness programs, Senior Wellness programs, educational courses such as Lifesaving, First Aid and CPR and babysitting service for users * Youth Leadership programs for members only * facilities include a conditioning room/wellness centre, leisure and a lap pool, two full sized gymnasiums, indoor running track, group fitness and group cycling rooms and more * birthday party program on Saturdays and Sundays * participates in International Peace Week held in November annually * a nonprofit, registered charitable organization Innisfil - and surrounding area

Map RecordYMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka, Midland - Little Lake Park Rd

Map RecordYMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka, Midland - Little Lake Park Rd 705-526-7828 Offers * health and wellness programming * licensed childcare * residential camping and day camping * employment programs Simcoe North

Map RecordYMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka, Orillia

Map RecordYMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka, Orillia 705-325-6168 Modern facilities * services include: heated 25 metre 6 lane indoor pool * swimming lessons * fully equipped fitness centre * cardio equipment * free weights * wide range of group fitness classes * indoor running track * yoga studio * adult and children's change rooms * two squash courts * family locker room * saunas * hottubs * complete child care services with full day programs as well as before and after school programs * day camp programs for school-aged children * activity rooms available Simcoe County

Map RecordYMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka, Wasaga Beach - Mosley St, Wasaga Beach YMCA

Map RecordYMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka, Wasaga Beach - Mosley St, Wasaga Beach YMCA 705-429-9622 The YMCA is an independent nonprofit association of volunteers and professionals who provide opportunity for personal growth and a healthy life style, through its facilities, services, programs. 
 
Wasaga Beach facility includes: a 25 metre lap pool * leisure pool and spa * gymnasium, conditioning centre * multi-purpose room * dry saunas 
 
Programs include: fitness classes * swimming lessons * recreational sports * aqua fitness classes * lane swimming * recreational swimming * lifesaving courses * swim teams * yoga * weight training (machine and free weights) * preschool programs * teen leadership development * day camps * child care centres at Birchview Dunes Elementary School
Blue Mountains ; Clearview (Simcoe County) ; Collingwood ; Wasaga Beach

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