We offer free virtual, telephone and in-person 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 and are led by certified senior fitness instructors or Registered Kinesiologists.
All classes are designed to increase balance, strength and flexibility, to build self-esteem and maintain independence, and reduce the risk of injuries and falls. They are offered in a group setting with other peers in your community.
We are currently offering several virtual programs including exercise, yoga and social recreation help keep your mind and body active, and a friendly space to socially connected with others. View our virtual program class descriptions.
We have resumed some of our in-person classes. We are currently offering exercise and fall prevention classes, and social recreation programs in-person. *Please note our in-person classes are currently full. Returning clients will be notified when a space is available. If you are a new client, please call to be placed on a waiting list for in-person classes.
In-Person Program Descriptions
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.
COVID-19 SERVICE UPDATE
Although restrictions in the province have been lifted, ESS continues to follow Toronto Public Health best practice guidelines due to the vulnerable population we serve. We continue to screen clients for COVID-19 symptoms and we strongly encourage clients to wear a mask while in program until further notice. Please contact ESS at 416-243-0127 for current program information.
Open to adults ages 55+.
FeesAll classes are free, there is no cost to attend.
Locations and Class Schedule
Our exercise and falls prevention classes are currently offered virtually and in select onsite locations in Etobicoke. View our virtual program schedule.
We are currently offering in-person exercises classes at the following times and locations: Exercise and Falls Prevention Class Schedule 2023. Please note these classes are currently full. To be added to our class waitlist, please contact us.
Contact us for more information or to register at 416-243-0127 ext. 503.
Pre-registration is required. All classes are funded by the Toronto Central LHIN.