Service: LiveWell Programs
|Record #: BTN5004||Last Full Update: 25 Aug 2017|
|Office Phone||905-632-5000 ext 6240|
|Social Media|| Facebook: www.facebook.com/ymcahamiltonburlingtonbrantford
|Primary Contact||Christine Smith, LiveWell Specialist; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Located In Community||Burlington|
|Address & Map||
500 Drury Lane
Burlington, ON L7R 2X2
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|Intersection||Drury Lane and New St|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Legal Status||(50) Non Profit|
|Description and Service Details|
|Description (Service)||A series of supervised exercise and information programs delivered in partnership with area hospitals and health agencies, to help you enhance your health while managing specific chronic health conditions. LiveWell programs available at the Ron Edwards Family YMCA in Burlington include:
Free, 12-week program offered in partnership with the HNHB-LHIN Local Health Integration Network)
* two group exercise sessions each week to help build strength, balance, flexibility and endurance and reduce the risk of falls.
Designed for individuals suffering from chronic joint or bone issues and to optimize health pre/post joint replacement.
Healthy Hearts LiveWell
Cardiac care program offers patients three streams of supervised exercise and education based on their stage of rehabilitation * program is included with YMCA membership * doctor's referral note required.
Rehabilitative exercises at your own pace, using a variety of equipment like water weights or flotation belts * ideal for those with hip, knee, bone & joint issues or other medical conditions * open to everyone.
Designed for people with chronic bone and joint health problems such as osteoporosis and arthritis * also appropriate for those wanting to improve their health before and after having hip or knee replacement surgery * physician's approval is strongly recommended.
Gentle, low-impact workout that uses Activator walking poles, to reduce impact on joints and improve the strength and coordination of upper body * doctor's referral is required.
|Hours||Vary by program.
Facility: Mon-Fri 5:30 am-10 pm * Sat 7 am-9 pm * Sun 8 am-6 pm * holidays 8 am-5pm (contact for specific holiday hours)
|Eligibility||Ages: 18 year(s) and up
Varies by program, contact for information.
|Application||Contact for membership or to register for programs|
|Fees||Membership ; Fee assistance available for those with limited financial abilities * contact for more information * inquiries are kept confidential.|
|Categories and Classification|
|Service Categories||Condition Specific Rehabilitation Services ; Fall Prevention Programs ; Therapeutic Exercise ~ Arthritis ; Therapeutic Exercise ~ Heart Disease ; Therapeutic Exercise ~ Osteoporosis ; Therapeutic Exercise ~ Surgical Patients|