Dec 26 - All YMCA Health Fitness & Aquatics Centres are temporarily closed due to the Provincial lockdown. All active memberships have been placed on hold for the duration of the lockdown. For complete info please read our Updates to Members
Specially-designed for individuals with a spinal cord injury or mobility impairment, this program improves fitness levels and meet the specific needs of each individual.
This program is appropriate for those with non-progressive conditions (spinal cord injury, spina bifida, stroke, amputees, cerebral palsy) whose condition is self-managed.
Participants will have access to a physiotherapist from Hamilton Health Sciences and Kinesiologist and Wellness Coaches from the YMCA. Participants will learn how to use exercise equipment and how to exercise safely with a prescribed program. To participately safely, a physician clearance will be required and a short review of medical history. Ongoing coaching, education and peer support are key elements of the program.
The Mobility+ program will allow participants access to individualized fitness plans on the fitness floor with YMCA staff assistance.