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Les Chater Family YMCA

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.

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Les Chater Family YMCA

View Larger Map 356 Rymal Road East
Hamilton, ON L9B 1C2
Phone: 905.667.1515
Fax: 905.667.5879
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