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Upcoming Community Events 2019/2020

 

Date

Event Description

Time/Location

Ongoing

Free Community Exercise Classes for Seniors

The Township of Wilmot, Wellesley and Woolwich, are offering free exercise classes for seniors that focus on cardio, balance, strength and flexibility. These classes will be ongoing throughout the Summer.

For more information please contact 519-664-1900 or 1-855-664-1900. There is no registration required and drop-ins are welcome.

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Ongoing

Walk-In Counselling Service

Family Counselling and Support Services is offering Open Access Walk- In Services on Wednesdays. Counsellors will provide a single session for individuals, couples and families. For more information click here. No appointment needed.

109 Surrey St E

Guelph, ON

1:00pm- 7:00pm

Ongoing

Move for Health

This program provides customized exercise support for individuals with chronic health conditions including: osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, pre/post joint replacement, fibromyalgia, high blood pressure/cholesterol, stable heart conditions, COPD, diabetes and obesity. It is a 12-week program, with two sessions per week. Program is available at Cambridge, Kitchener and Waterloo YMCAs.  Book your free consultation to see if this program is a fit for you: 
519-743-5201 x 238   wellness@ckw.ymca.ca

 

Available at the following locations:

Chaplin Family YMCA


A.R. Kaufman Family YMCA

 

Stork Family YMCA

Ongoing

Diabetes Fit

This FREE exercise program is for adults at risk of, or  diagnosed with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes. It is a12-week program with 2 sessions per week, led by YMCA certified exercise professionals. Sessions include education and exercise designed to help you get started with exercise and healthy eating.

Available at the following locations:

Chaplin Family YMCA


A.R. Kaufman Family YMCA

 

Stork Family YMCA

Ongoing

Neuro Fit

This program provides customized exercise support for individuals with conditions such as stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, and spinal cord injury. Exercise adaptations are available for those using cane, walkers or wheelchairs. This program is available at the Cambridge or Kitchener YMCA.   Book your free consultation to see if this program is a fit for you:

Kitchener YMCA 519-743-5201 x 228      wellness@ckw.ymca.ca

Cambridge YMCA 519-623-9622 x 2214

Available at the following locations:

Chaplin Family YMCA


A.R. Kaufman Family YMCA

Ongoing

Once a Month

Friends and Relatives Support Group

A group for people who are supporting someone living with a life-threatening illness. You will share experiences and learn coping skills that will help you provide quality care while maintaining a sence of well- being. Contact Julie Schelter at 519-743-4114 or julie@hospicewaterloo.ca

298 Lawrence Ave

Kitchener,  ON

6:30pm- 8:30pm

Ongoing

Mon-Tue

Thur-Fri

Adult Day Program

Music therapy, guest speakers, trivia games and sing-a-longs are just some of the fun filled- activities you will have the opportunity to participate in during the Adult Day Program. There is also a hot lunch and transportation included.  If you are interested in learning more or arranging a visit, contact 519-669-1223.

120 Barnswallow Dr

Elmira, ON

9:30am- 3:00pm

Ongoing

Tuesdays & Thursdays

Adult Day Program

Music therapy, guest speakers, trivia games and sing-a-longs are just some of the fun filled- activities you will have the opportunity to participate in during the Adult Day Program. There is also a hot lunch and transportation included.  If you are interested in learning more or arranging a visit, contact 519-669-1223.

200 Boullee St

New Hamburg, ON

9:30am- 3:00pm

Ongoing

Every Wedneday

Day Away Program

Suitable for people with a life limiting diagnosis who are able to move around independently and take medication independently. Information sessions about coping, healthy living, Reiki treatments guided meditation etc. For more information, please call 519-836-3921 or info@hospicewellington.org

795 Scottsdale Dr

Guelph, ON

10:00am- 2:00pm

Ongoing

Every Tuesday

Escape the Ordinary- Hospice Day Away Program

A weekly, full-day program offered in Kitchener and Cambridge for individuals living with a life threatening illness. You will have an opportunity to participate in discussions and group activities that promote fun, laughter and well-being. Hosted by the Hospice Waterloo Region. For more information contact hospice@hospicewaterloo.ca

298 Lawrence Ave

Kitchener, ON

10:00am- 2:00pm

Ongoing

Thursdays

Mind Over Mood

Tired of feeling at the mercy of your mood? Join this free workshop to learn and practice the skills of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) through the workbook Mind Over Mood: Change How You Feel by Chaning the Way You Think.

9 Wellington St

Unit 1

Cambridge, ON

10:00am- 11:30am

March- April

The Journey of Grief Group

This group will help you understand what is happening when you grieve and will help you to connect with your personal grief journey. This group is open to people whose loved one died from a life- shortening illness. You must be able to attend all 6 session. 

Click here to find out the various dates available. Please register by Friday March 6, 2020. Call Cathy Middleton, Clinical Counsellor at Hospice Waterloo Region at 519-743-4114 ext. 138 or email at cathy@hospicewaterloo.ca

Langs CHC

1145 Concession Rd

Cambridge, ON

1:30pm- 3:30pm

January 2020
February 2020
21

Osteoarthritis and Exercise

Attend a workshop to discuss osteoarthritis and the role of exercise in arthritis management. Includeds tips on what to do, and how to get started with exercise. To register, call 519-623-9622 ext 2214 or email wellness@ckw.ymca.ca

Chaplin Family YMCA

250 Hespeler Road

Cambridge, ON

10:00am- 11:00am

25

Finding Function in Depression

A single session group designed to provide practical strategies and skills to get back to activities that matter to you and improve your health and wellbeing. No registration required. For more information, please call 519-740-5010 ext 8

Two Rivers FHT

305 Conestoga Blvd, Unit B15

Cambridge, ON

2:30pm

March 2020
4

Stress and Mindfulness

A single session group to learn how to increase enjoyment and effectively quiet the mind. No registration required. For more information, please call 519-740-5010 ext 8.

Two Rivers FHT

305 Conestoga Blvd, Unit B15

Cambridge, ON

5:30pm

10

Ready, Steady, Balance

Attend this 45- minute workshop to increase your understanding of balance training and hot it can help you to feel more confident on your feet. To register, call 519-743-5201 ext 2103 or email wellness@ckw.ymca.ca

A.R Kaufman YMCA

333 Carwood Ave

Kitchener, ON

5:00pm- 5:45pm

13

Osteoarthritis and Exercise

Attend a workshop to discuss osteoarthritis and the role of exercise in arthritis management. Includeds tips on what to do, and how to get started with exercise. To register, call 519-725-8783 ext 2313 or email wellness@ckw.ymca.ca

Stork Family YMCA

500 Fsicher-Hallman road North

Waterloo, ON

1:00pm- 2:00pm

16

Anxiety Management

A single session group designed to help you understand anxiety, develop coping skills, understand how to "thought" stop and learn how to keep calm. No registration is required. For more information, please call 519-740-5010 ext 8

Two Rivers FHT

305 Conestoga Blvd, Unit B15

Cambridge, ON

5:30pm

20

Posture Workshop

Attend a 45- minute posture workshop that includes a postural assessment, education and exercises to improve your posture. To register call 519-519-623-9622 ext 2214 or email wellness@ckw.ymca.ca

Chaplin Family YMCA

250 Hespeler Road

Cambridge, ON

10:00am- 11:00am

24

Finding Function in Depression

A single session group designed to provide practical strategies and skills to get back to activities that matter to you and improve your health and wellbeing. No registration required. For more information, please call 519-740-5010 ext 8

Two Rivers FHT

305 Conestoga Blvd, Unit B15

Cambridge, ON

2:30pm

April 2020
1

Stress and Mindfulness

A single session group to learn how to increase enjoyment and effectively quiet the mind. No registration required. For more information, please call 519-740-5010 ext 8.

Two Rivers FHT

305 Conestoga Blvd, Unit B15

Cambridge, ON

5:30pm

17

Posture Workshop

Attend a 45- minute posture workshop that includes a postural assessment, education and exercises to improve your posture. To register call 519-725-8783 ext 2313 or email wellness@ckw.ymca.ca

Stork Family YMCA

500 Fischer-Hallman Road North

Waterloo, ON

1:00PM- 2:00PM

17

Osteoarthritis and Exercise

Attend a workshop to discuss osteoarthritis and the role of exercise in arthritis management. Includeds tips on what to do, and how to get started with exercise. To register, call 519-743-5201 ext 2103 or email wellness@ckw.ymca.ca

A.R Kaufman YMCA

333 Carwood Ave

Kitchener, ON

10:00am- 10:45am

17

Ready, Steady, Balance

Attend this 45- minute workshop to increase your understanding of balance training and hot it can help you to feel more confident on your feet. To register, call 519-623-9622 ext 2214 or email wellness@ckw.ymca.ca

Chaplin Family YMCA

250 Hespeler Road

Cambridge, ON

10:00am- 11:00am

May 2020
8

Ready, Steady, Balance

Attend this 45- minute workshop to increase your understanding of balance training and hot it can help you to feel more confident on your feet. To register, call 519-725-8783 ext 2313 or email wellness@ckw.ymca.ca

Stork Family YMCA

500 Fischer-Hallman Road North

Waterloo, ON

1:00PM- 2:00PM

9

Healthy Heart Day- Gender, Age and Genetics--Can We Change Destiny?

Dr. Pandey's Annual Healthy Heart Day.  This year's event: "Gender, Age and Genetics--Can We Change Destiny?"

Guest speakers:  Dr. Peter Lin, Dr. David Alter, Dr. A. Shekhar Pandey. 

Open to Public. More details to follow.

Forward Church

55 Franklin Blvd.

(Franklin and Meyers)

Cambridge, ON

7:30am - 1:00pm

12

Posture Workshop

Attend a 45- minute posture workshop that includes a postural assessment, education and exercises to improve your posture. To register call 519-743-5201 ext 2103 or email wellness@ckw.ymca.ca

A.R Kaufman YMCA

333 Carwood Ave

Kitchener, ON

5:00PM- 5:45PM

15

Osteoarthritis and Exercise

Attend a workshop to discuss osteoarthritis and the role of exercise in arthritis management. Includeds tips on what to do, and how to get started with exercise. To register, call 519-623-9622 ext 2214 or email wellness@ckw.ymca.ca

Chaplin Family YMCA

250 Hespeler Road

Cambridge, ON

10:00am- 11:00am

June 2020
5

Ready, Steady, Balance

Attend this 45- minute workshop to increase your understanding of balance training and hot it can help you to feel more confident on your feet. To register, call 519-743-5201 ext 2103 or email wellness@ckw.ymca.ca

A.R Kaufman YMCA

333 Carwood Ave

Kitchener, ON

10:00am- 10:45am

5

Posture Workshop

Attend a 45- minute posture workshop that includes a postural assessment, education and exercises to improve your posture. To register call 519-623-9622 ext 2214 or email wellness@ckw.ymca.ca

Chaplin Family YMCA

250 Hespeler Road

Cambridge, ON

10:00am- 11:00am

12

Osteoarthritis and Exercise

Attend a workshop to discuss osteoarthritis and the role of exercise in arthritis management. Includeds tips on what to do, and how to get started with exercise. To register, call 519-725-8783 ext 2313 or email wellness@ckw.ymca.ca

Stork Family YMCA

500 Fischer-Hallman Road North

Waterloo, ON

1:00PM- 2:00PM

July 2020
August 2020
September 2020

Sept 23-

Oct 28

Wednesdays

Take Charge Chronic Pain

This FREE 6 week workshop is for people struggling with chronic pain.  It is led by certified Peer Leaders in a community setting. To register, click here

Stanley Park Communtiy Centre

505 Franklin St N

Kitchener, ON

12:30pm- 3:00pm

October 2020

Oct 27-

Dec 1

Tuesdays

Cancer: Thriving and Surviving

This FREE 6- week workshop is to help individuals who are cancer survivors to better manage their health and daily lives.It is led by certified Peer Leaders in a community setting. To register, click here

Woolwich Seniors Association

24 Snyders Ave S

Elmira, ON

9:30am- 12:00pm

 

 
 
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