We are committed to our part in limiting the spread of the COVID - 19. As an essential service, we will remain open and active, with the exception of the following in-person Health and Wellness programs: Blood Pressure, Foot Clinics, In-person (indoor) Falls Prevention and Exercise classes, Outdoor Pole Walking Instruction, Social Drop-In
Instead - we are now offering a variety of online exercise classes through Zoom.
Falls Prevention and Exercise Classes
Exercise is the key to staying strong, energetic, and healthy as you get older, and it can even be fun, too!
Boost your energy and fitness and improve your mobility
Maintain your independence
Improve your confidence
Manage symptoms of illness or pain
Makes some new friends and have a few laughs
We are currently unable to offer in-person classes in community centres and retirement homes because of the pandemic restrictions. However, we have a great line-up of classes you can take using Zoom. Classes are offered free to residents of Peterborough County who are +55 years. Donations to Community Care are most welcome.
For more information regarding our free Falls Prevention or Exercise Classes, please contact us at (705)742-7067
Enjoying these free classes?
We love seeing you in our classes and hope you enjoy the many benefits. We offer these free classes to everyone +55 years throughout the City and County of Peterborough and we gratefully accept donations so that we may continue to do that.
For further background information on the Central East LHIN Exercise and Falls Prevention including Physiotherapy Reform or other identified streams CLICK HERE to go directly to their website.
Pole Walking - Canceled due to pandemic restrictions
Our Pole Walking groups in Ennismore, Lakefield and Buckhorn are cancelled because of group size limits for outdoor organized activities established by the Ontario Government. We will let you know when the groups are able to start-up again.
In the meantime, we encourage you to enjoy the benefits of outdoor exercise by walking, snowshoeing, cross country skiing or skating while physically distancing.
If you'd like to borrow or buy a pair of walking poles, please contact the instructor, Michelle Holdforth.
Join Michelle for invigorating, physical distance exercise in the great outdoors. No registration required. Sanitized poles available or bring your own. Wear sturdy boots and dress for the weather. Some terrain may be snow-covered and uneven. Classes will take place on Dec. 28, 29, 30, 2020 and in January 2021.
Mondays 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.: Buckhorn - John Earle ChaseTrails
Tuesdays 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.: Chemung - Ennismore Heritage Trails (981 Ennis Rd) (New location starts Jan. 5)
Wednesdays 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.: Lakefield - Speed Skating Oval Trails
For information on pole walking or about the above trail locations, contact Michelle through this link here.
Blood Pressure Clinics- Canceled due to pandemic restrictions
Blood pressure clinics are provided regularly by all of our offices.