Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-661-1603
Toll Free Phone 1-866-661-1603
Fax 519-661-1612
E-Mail ccaa@uwo.ca
Website www.uwo.ca/ccaa
Primary Contact Gillian Gorfine, Project Coordinator ; Phone: 519-661-2059; Email: ggorfine@uwo.ca
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Conducts research investigating the interrelationship of physical activity and aging to promote the independence of older adults * develops, encourages and promotes an active, healthy lifestyle for Canadian adults * memberships available for 10-12 month durations

Get Fit For Active Living - 8-week session for seniors new to fitness

Strength Training
- One hour program covers all major muscle groups and includes warmth and stretching exercises * Mon, Wed, Fri mornings

Combined Program - Combination of cardiovascular and strength training exercises * daily morning and afternoon

Dynamic Balance Training - Strengthening exercises for the semi-independent adult to prevent falls and improve mobility * Tue, Thu 11am-12noon

Osteoporosis Functional Fitness Program - All components of fitness for those who have been diagnosed with or who are at risk of osteoporosis * Mon, Wed, Fri 11:15am-12:30pm

Community Outreach Program - Leadership Training - Home Support Exercise Program, Fitness Instructors Course for older adults, Functional Fitness for Older Adults, Restorative Care Education and Training Program, Training for the Trainer, Continuing Education Workshops, one-on-one personal training or small groups

Affiliated with Western University, St Joseph's Health Care of London and Lawson Health Research Institute
Hours Administration: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-3:30 pm
Areas Served Brant County ; Bruce County ; Chatham-Kent ; Elgin County ; Essex County ; Grey County ; Haldimand County ; Huron County ; Lambton County ; Middlesex County ; Norfolk County ; Oxford County ; Perth County ; Waterloo Region ; Wellington County
Boundaries Southwestern Ontario
Eligibility Ages: 55 year(s) and up 
 
Adults 55 years and older * fitness appraisal necessary before joining program
Application Call or visit * no referral required
Languages English
Fees Set fee for exercise programs
Agency Information
Established 1996
Primary Executive Clara Fitzgerald, Program Director; Phone: 519-661-1603 ext 81604; Email: cfitzge4@uwo.ca
Funding Federal ; Private ; Provincial
Site Information
Site Location Northwest London
Located In Community London
Address & Map
1490 Richmond St
London, ON N6G 2M3
Intersection Richmond St and Windermere Rd
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Topics
Service Categories Wellness Programs ~ Older Adults