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Healthy, Safe and Strong - Group Exercise Program for Seniors

The Healthy, Safe and Strong program is an introduction to safe exercise. It's a free service that aims to:

  • Improve and / or maintain strength
  • Prevent age-related muscle loss
  • Build balance to decrease risk of falls
  • Enhance confidence getting around

About the class

Classes run for approximately 50 minutes and are available multiple times each week. Each class has elements of cardio, strength, balance and flexibility / mobility. Seated and standing exercise options are available.

We encourage all those who meet our eligibility criteria to join.


To join this program, you:

  • Are an older adult (60 years of age or over)
  • Live in Niagara
  • Possess a valid Ontario Health Card
  • Can follow instructions and self-determine necessary modifications suitable to your personal health limitations
  • May be at risk for falls or have experienced a fall(s)
  • Have Internet and a computer / tablet

If you don't have Internet access, contact us to discuss a phone-based exercise class.

How to apply

Registration opens Dec. 13 - 17.

Register for 2022 Healthy, Safe and Strong classes.

For individuals interested in starting virtual classes as soon as possible please email Healthy, Safe and Strong.


For more information about virtual and telephone-based classes, call 905-980-6000 ext. 3844 or email Healthy, Safe and Strong.

Funding for the Healthy, Safe and Strong Exercise program is provided by the Ministry of Health.

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