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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: Please call for available dates and times
Contact: SGBCHC at 705-422-1888

Craving Change

This 4-week program helps participants develop a healthier relationship with food through a practical, skills-based approach. Understanding how our surroundings influence food choices, becoming aware of problematic eating triggers, and support strategies to implement every day are discussed.

Date: Tuesdays starting on April 28th
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Location: SGBCHC
Contact: SGBCHC at 705-422-1888

Exercise 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: 9:15am – 10:15am
Contact: SGBCHC at 705-422-1888
Location: SGBCHC Multipurpose Room

FoodFit

Would you like to learn how to cook, or do you like cooking?  This 12-week 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. Registration is required.

Date:  Every Monday from April 6th to June 29th, 2020
Time: 11:00am-2:00pm
Location: Elmvale Arena in the Springwater Room – 14 George St., Elmvale, ON
Contact: SGBCHC at 705-422-1888 to register

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 Courtney.Oneill@sgbchc.ca
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: March 17th & May 19th, 2020
Time: 10:00am to 11:30am
Location: SGBCHC
Contact: SGBCHC at 705-422-1888

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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