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.