Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging

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Record #: LON2558 Last Modified: 15 Apr 2015 Last Full Update: 17 Nov 2014
Contact Information
Office Phone519-661-1603
Toll Free Phone1-866-661-1603
Primary ContactGillian Gorfine, Project Coordinator ; Phone: 519-661-2059; Email:
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
HoursAdministration: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-3:30 pm
Areas ServedBrant 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
BoundariesSouthwestern Ontario
EligibilityAges: 55 year(s) and up 
Adults 55 years and older * fitness appraisal necessary before joining program
ApplicationCall or visit * no referral required
FeesSet fee for exercise programs
Agency Information
Primary ExecutiveClara Fitzgerald, Program Director; Phone: 519-661-1603 ext 81604; Email:
FundingFederal ; Private ; Provincial
Site Information
Site LocationNorthwest London
Located In CommunityLondon
Address & Map
1490 Richmond St
London, ON N6G 2M3
IntersectionRichmond St and Windermere Rd
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Service CategoriesWellness Programs ~ Older Adults