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Upcoming Community Events 2017

 

Date

Event Description

                          Time and Location                    

Ongoing

Free Community Exercise Classes for Seniors

The Township of Wilmot, Wellesley and Woolwich, are offering free exercise classes for seniors that focus on cardio, balance, strength and flexibility. These classes will be ongoing throughout the Summer.

For more information please contact 519-664-1900 or 1-855-664-1900. There is no registration required and drop-ins are welcome.

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Ongoing

Walk-In Counselling Service

Family Counselling and Support Services is offering Open Access Walk- In Services on Wednesdays. Counsellors will provide a single session for individuals, couples and families. For more information click here. No appointment needed.

109 Surrey Street E

Guelph, ON

1:00pm- 7:00pm

Ongoing

Live Smart

This program provides customized exercise support and education for individuals with osteoporosis, arthritis, fibromyalgia, managed heart conditions and COPD. The program is held for one hour,  twice a week for a total of 12 weeks. Book your free consulation and tour to see if this program is a fit for you.

Shriya Maharaj:     smaharaj@ckwymca.ca  or 519-743-5201 x 255- A.R Kaufman Family YMCA Kitchener

Marc Demers:        mdemers@ckwymca.ca or 519-623-9622 x 242- Chaplin Family YMCA Cambridge

A.R Kaufman Family YMCA

333 Carwood Avenue, Kitchener

 

Chaplin Family YMCA

250 Hespeler Road

Cambridge

Ongoing

Healthy Hearts

This program provides customized exercise support and education for those at risk of cardiovascular disease or living with a controlled heart condition. The program is held for one hour,  twice a week for a total of 8 weeks. Book your free consulation and tour to see if this program is a fit for you.

Marc Demers: mdemers@ckwymca.ca or 519-623-9622 x 242

250 Hespeler Road

Cambridge

Ongoing

Once a Month

Friends and Relatives Support Group

A group for people who are supporting someone living with a life-threatening illness. You will share experiences and learn coping skills that will help you provide quality care while maintaining a sence of well- being. Contact Julie Schelter at 519-743-4114 or julie@hospicewaterloo.ca

298 Lawrence Avenue,

Kitchener,  ON

6:30pm- 8:30pm

Ongoing

Mon-Tue

Thur-Fri

Adult Day Program

Music therapy, guest speakers, trivia games and sing-a-longs are just some of the fun filled- activities you will have the opportunity to participate in during the Adult Day Program. There is also a hot lunch and transportation included.  If you are interested in learning more or arranging a visit, contact 519-669-1223.

120 Barnswallow Drive,

Elmira, ON

9:30am- 3:00pm

Ongoing

Tuesdays & Thursdays

Adult Day Program

Music therapy, guest speakers, trivia games and sing-a-longs are just some of the fun filled- activities you will have the opportunity to participate in during the Adult Day Program. There is also a hot lunch and transportation included.  If you are interested in learning more or arranging a visit, contact 519-669-1223.

200 Boullee Street

New Hamburg, ON

9:30am- 3:00pm

Ongoing

Every Wedneday

Day Away Program

Suitable for people with a life limiting diagnosis who are able to move around independently and take medication independently. Information sessions about coping, healthy living, Reiki treatments guided meditation etc. For more information, please call 519-836-3921 or info@hospicewellington.org

795 Scottsdale Drive

Guelph, ON

10:00am- 2:00pm

Ongoing

Every Tuesday

Escape the Ordinary- Hospice Day Away Program

A weekly, full-day program offered in Kitchener and Cambridge for individuals living with a life threatening illness. You will have an opportunity to participate in discussions and group activities that promote fun, laughter and well-being. Hosted by the Hospice Waterloo Region. For more information contact hospice@hospicewaterloo.ca

298 Lawrence Avenue,

Kitchener, ON

10:00am- 2:00pm

Ongoing

Second Tuesday each Month

Diabetes Connection

The Woolwich Community Health Centre will be hosting a 1 hour group for people living with diabetes to share stories, ask questions and help eachother manage their diabetes.  This support group is intended for people with a diagnonis of diabetes or their support persons. No registration required. Drop-ins are welcome. For more information call Tiffany Krahn at 519-664-3794 ext 241.

10 Parkside Drive

St. Jacobs, ON

6:00pm- 7:00pm

Sept 2015- March 2016

Do You Want to Stop Smoking?

Research-based, cost-free smoking cessation workshops in local communities. To learn more, see if you qualify and to register for these sessions, contact 519-575-4400.

Location and Time Details
May 2017

May 29-

July 10

Mondays

Take Charge!

This FREE  6 week workshop is for people with any ongoing chronic health condition. It is led by certified Peer Leaders in a community setting. To register, click here

Upper Grand FHT

143 Metcalfe St

Elora, ON

p:30am- 12:00pm

June 2017

June 2-

June 30

Fridays

Craving Change™

This FREE 4- week program helps you understand why you eat the way you do.  It is led by health care professionals certified in the program, and is offered at various locations throughout the region. To register, click here.

*Please note: no session will be held on June 23rd*

Kingsdale Community Centre

80 Wilson Ave,

Kitchener, ON

1:00pm- 3:30pm

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Walk 'N' Roll 2017

This annual fundraiser encourages people with physical disabilities or aphasia to get active and out in their communities, supporting vital programs that help independance, improved communication, community participation and improves health and fitness.

Various Locations
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Walk to Fight Arthritis

Lets walk together, fundraise and find a cure for arthritis! Hosted by the Arthritis Society in Kitchener and Guelph on Sunday June 4th. Register and fundraise at walktofightarthritis.ca

Kitchener: Stanley Park Community Centre

Guelph: Chartwell Wellington Park Retirement Residence

505 Franklin St. N., Kitchener, ON

 

181 Janefield Ave,

Guelph, ON

July 2017

July 20-

Aug 17

Thursdays

Craving Change™

This FREE 4- week program helps you understand why you eat the way you do.  It is led by health care professionals certified in the program, and is offered at various locations throughout the region. To register call 519-638-2110.

Minto Rural Health Centre

450 Whites Road,

Palmerston, ON

1:30pm- 3:30pm

August 2017
September 2017

Sept 7, Oct 12,

Nov 2, Dec 7

Thursdays

Posture Clinic

This free clinic includes a personal postural assessment, exercise to improve posture and instruction on posture. This clinic is free for members and non-members of the YMCA. Limited space available, register today!

Naime Tugac:     ntugac@ckwymca.ca  or 519-743-5201 x 238.- A.R Kaufman Family YMCA Kitchener

A.R Kaufman Family YMCA

333 Carwood Avenue, Kitchener, ON

5:00pm- 5:45pm

Sept 8, Oct 13, Nov 3, Dec 8

Fridays

Posture Clinic

This free clinic includes a personal postural assessment, exercise to improve posture and instruction on posture. This clinic is free for members and non-members of the YMCA. Limited space available, register today!

Naime Tugac:     ntugac@ckwymca.ca  or 519-743-5201 x 238.- A.R Kaufman Family YMCA Kitchener

A.R Kaufman Family YMCA

333 Carwood Avenue, Kitchener, ON

10:30am- 11:15am

Sept 12-

Oct 17

Tuesdays

Take Charge Chronic Pain

This FREE 6 week workshop is for people struggling with chronic pain.  It is led by certified Peer Leaders in a community setting. To register, click here

New Vision FHT

421 Greenbrook Dr

Kitchener, ON

1:00pm- 3:30pm

Sept 13-

Oct 11

Wednesdays

Craving Change™

This FREE 4- week program helps you understand why you eat the way you do.  It is led by health care professionals certified in the program, and is offered at various locations throughout the region. To register, click here.

Waterloo Region Nurse

Practitioner Clinic

123 Pioneer Dr, Unit 101

Kitchener, ON

1:00pm- 3:30pm

Sept 18-

Oct 30

Mondays

Take Charge!

This FREE  6 week workshop is for people with any ongoing chronic health condition. It is led by certified Peer Leaders in a community setting. To register, click here  *Please note: no session will be held on October 9th*

Upper Grand FHT

753 Tower St S

Fergus, ON

9:30-12:00pm

Sept 20-

Oct 18

Wednesdays

Craving Change™

This FREE 4- week program helps you understand why you eat the way you do.  It is led by health care professionals certified in the program, and is offered at various locations throughout the region. To register, click here.

Guelph CHC

176 Wyndham St. N

Guelph, ON

1:30pm- 3:30pm

Sept 22-

Oct 27

Fridays

Take Charge Chronic Pain

This FREE 6 week workshop is for people struggling with chronic pain.  It is led by certified Peer Leaders in a community setting. To register, click here

Centre for Family Medicine

25 Joseph St

Kitchener, ON

9:30am- 12:00pm

Sept 26-

Oct 17

Tuesdays

Craving Change™

This FREE 4- week program helps you understand why you eat the way you do.  It is led by health care professionals certified in the program, and is offered at various locations throughout the region. To register, click here.

Woolwich CHC

10 Parkside Dr

St.Jacobs, ON

9:30am- 12:00pm

October 2017

Oct 5-

Nov 9

Thursdays

Take Charge Chronic Pain

This FREE 6 week workshop is for people struggling with chronic pain.  It is led by certified Peer Leaders in a community setting. To register, click here

Wellesley Township CHC

1180 Queens Bush Rd

Wellesley, ON

1:30pm- 4:00pm

Oct 10-

Nov 30

Tuesdays & Thursdays

Diabetes Fit

Exercise and healthy eating are vital to diabetes prevention and management.This workshops is for anyone who is at risk of developing diabetes or those with type 2 diabetes. Program meets for 1 hour sessions, 2 times per week for 8 weeks. Limited space available, register today!

Naime Tugac:     ntugac@ckwymca.ca  or 519-743-5201 x 238.- A.R Kaufman Family YMCA Kitchener

A.R Kaufman Family YMCA

333 Carwood Avenue, Kitchener, ON

Oct 16-

Nov 20

Mondays

Take Charge!

This FREE  6 week workshop is for people with any ongoing chronic health condition. It is led by certified Peer Leaders in a community setting. To register, click here 

Minto Rural Health Centre

450 Whites Rd

Palmerston, ON

1:00pm- 3:30pm

Oct 26-

Nov 30

Thursdays

Take Charge!

This FREE  6 week workshop is for people with any ongoing chronic health condition. It is led by certified Peer Leaders in a community setting. To register, click here 

A.R Kaufman YMCA

333 Carwood Ave

Kitchener, ON

10:30am - 12:00pm

Oct 27-

Dec 1

Fridays

Take Charge Chronic Pain

This FREE 6 week workshop is for people struggling with chronic pain.  It is led by certified Peer Leaders in a community setting. To register, click here

Fairview Centre for Health and Wellness

515 Langs Dr

Cambridge, ON

9:00am- 11:30am

November 2017

Nov 2-

Nov 23

Thursdays

Craving Change™

This FREE 4- week program helps you understand why you eat the way you do.  It is led by health care professionals certified in the program, and is offered at various locations throughout the region. To register, call 519-578-3510.

New Vision FHT

421 Greenbrook Dr, Kitchener, ON

4:00pm - 5:30pm

  December 2017  
     
  January 2018  
     
  February 2018  
     
  March 2018  

Mar 20-

April 10

Tuesdays

Craving Change™

This FREE 4- week program helps you understand why you eat the way you do.  It is led by health care professionals certified in the program, and is offered at various locations throughout the region. To register, click here.

Wilmot Recreation Centre

1291 Nafziger Rd

Baden, ON

6:00pm- 8:30pm

  April 2018  

April 12-

May 17

Thursdays

Take Charge Chronic Pain

This FREE 6 week workshop is for people struggling with chronic pain.  It is led by certified Peer Leaders in a community setting. To register, click here

Woolwich CHC

10 Parkside Dr

St.Jacobs, ON

1:30pm - 4:00pm

 

 
 
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