ESS offers free exercise and falls prevention classes for older adults and seniors in the Etobicoke community. Classes are provided at different levels to suit your fitness needs and abilities. They are led by certified senior fitness instructors or Registered Kinesiologists who understand the importance of staying active and preventing injury and falls.
Our exercise programs are developed to encourage older adults and seniors aged 55+ to become more active, participate in a social network, reduce the risk of injuries and falls, as well as enhance self-esteem and independence. All classes include a light cardio component and are designed to increase balance, strength and flexibility.
COVID-19 SERVICE UPDATE
Exercise and Falls Prevention classes are now taking place virtually or over the telephone. Adult and senior Etobicoke community members over 55 are welcome to take part in all of our free virtual health and wellness program offerings, including exercise, while we are closed due to COVID-19. View our virtual program schedule.
Current programs (held virtually):
General Exercise Classes: a combination of light cardio, strength and balance exercises to improve general mobility, endurance and balance.
Falls Prevention Classes: gentle classes for individuals who use mobility aids, have had a fall in the last 3 months, are new to exercise and/or want an overall body workout at a beginner’s pace.
Social Recreation: connect with other community members through conversation, activities and themed events.
Pre-registration is required. All classes are funded by the Toronto Central LHIN.
Please call Intake 416-243-0127 ext. 503 for more information.