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Food and Exercise Programs

All of our programs are free of charge and open to everyone in the community. If you have issues accessing these programs such as transportation, physical or language barriers, please let our program staff know and we will work with you to eliminate this barrier. For more information and to register for our programs, please call the clinic at 705-422-1888.

Building Balance

This 7-week program is an exercise-based fall prevention program focussed on reducing the incidence of falls and injury/hospitalization for people who are fearful of falling or who are having issues with falls. Balance and strengthening exercises and education on modifiable fall risk factors will be discussed. Referrals to the program can be made through your health care provider. Occasional self-referrals are accepted.

Date: Monday and Thursdays
Time: 1:45pm – 3:45pm
Contact: SGBCHC at 705-422-1888
Location: Collingwood YMCA and Wasaga Beach YMCA

Craving Change

This 4-week program is for people struggling with emotional eating. The program addresses why we eat the way we do, without a focus on what, when, where, or how much to eat and encourages behaviour change through awareness of personal eating triggers.

Date: June 3rd – June 24th and Sept. 9th – Sept. 30th
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Location: SGBCHC
Contact: SGBCHC at 705-422-1888


Would you like to learn how to cook, or do you like cooking?  This program combines fun, hands-on cooking and exercise sessions to help you be the healthiest you can be. Participants will cook and share a meal together and make new connections in the community. Healthy lifestyle changes, easy-to-understand nutrition information and healthy recipes will be shared.

Date:  Every Tuesday from April 30th – July 23rd
Time: 5:00pm – 8:00pm
Location: Wasaga Stars Arena, Wasaga Beach
Contact: SGBCHC at 705-422-1888

Grocery Store Visits/ Nutrition Talks

Our Registered Dietitian can meet you at our centre, your office or the grocery store to provide nutrition education. Common topics include: weight management, chronic disease management, digestive problems, prenatal nutrition, etc.

Register: Call 705-422-1888 or
Contact: Courtney O’Neill, RD
Cost: Free
Location: At the SGBCHC or your own organization
Outside of SGBCHC: Yes, contact Courtney if your organization would like to schedule a nutrition talk

Heart Healthy Eating

Join our Registered Dietitians for an education session on eating well for your heart. Learn how to identify nutritious foods, create balanced meals, and tips and tricks to live a healthy lifestyle.

Date: Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
Time: 10:00am – 11:30am
Location: SGBCHC
Contact: SGBCHC at 705-422-1888

Maintenance Program

Clients are encouraged to join the fitness group that meets twice a week for cardio and resistance training. *Participants with no exercise experience are encouraged to register for Fitness for Health first.

Date: Monday and Wednesdays
Time: 9:30am – 10:30am
Contact: SGBCHC at 705-422-1888
Location: SGBCHC Multipurpose Room

Nordic Pole Walking

Interested in trying pole walking? Come walk with peer instructors through forest trails and along the Ontario Parks beach. Poles are provided by the SGBCHC and everyone is welcome to join, from leisurely to fast walkers!

Date:  Tuesdays and Thursdays
Time: 9:45am – 11.00am
Contact: SGBCHC at 705-422-1888, or drop into the Seniors Active Living Centre
Location: Seniors Active Living Centre, Wasaga Beach

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