The Town of Carleton Place, in coordination with Carebridge Community Support, provides an Active Living Centre for seniors at the former Train Station building- 132 Coleman Street. This well-known community hub provides in-person programming for local senior. Please see the link to the Station Drop-in schedule below for details about the various programs available for local seniors. For inquiries, call (613) 256-1031 ext. 235. Click here to see the Station Drop-in Schedule.
Chair Exercise Tuesdays @ 1 pm- The Station, Carleton Place
A gentle alternative to Strength & Balance, chair exercise is a great option for those with limited mobility and range of motion or balance issues. A complete workout while sitting in a chair, this class includes cardio, strength training, and stretching. See Station Drop-in Schedule above for more information.
Asian and North American Mah Jongg- Asian- Tuesday @ 10 am, North American- Thursday @ 10 am- Stan Mills Centre, Almonte
Join a dynamic group and learn about this interesting game that you have probably already heard about, but were afraid to ask. Our volunteer leader, Barb, will instruct and educate you about this ancient game.
Strength and Balance Tues/Thurs @ 1 pm- Civitan Hall, Almonte
This twice-weekly, year-round exercise program will help maintain your strength and balance. It is a great follow-up to our Falls Prevention program.
Fit As A Fiddle- Friday @ 10:30 am- Stan Mills Centre, Almonte
Great for beginners or a great option for those with limited mobility and range of motion or balance issues. A complete workout sitting in a chair includes cardio, strength training, and stretching, followed by a light lunch.
Join us for some fresh air, low-impact exercise, and socialization at one of our walking groups. Regular walking has many benefits, including reducing blood pressure, cholesterol, and risk of depression, plus the added benefits of participating in a group, like motivation, accountability, and safety.
Carleton Place: Station Active Living Centre Wednesdays at 12 pm
Almonte: Almonte Library Parking Lot Wednesdays at 10 am
Pakenham:Pakenham Community Centre Tuesdays at 9 am
Online Exercise Classes
Flex and Flexibility- Mon/Thurs @ 11 am
Join Kim and Laurie from New Start Fitness in Campbellford for an exercise class to improve your flexibility and increase your strength from the comfort of your own home.
Pilates- Wednesdays @ 11 am, Fridays @ 10 am
Join Laurie for twice weekly Pilates classes. The health benefits of Pilates include increased muscle strength and tone, particularly the 'core muscles' of your abdominal muscles, lower back, hips and buttocks for balanced muscular strength on both sides of your body. enhanced muscular control of your back and limbs and improved stabilization of your spine.
Chair Yoga- Tuesdays @ 10 am
Join Amber for a Chair Yoga class adapted for individuals with limited mobility. This gentle yoga is ideal for older adults. It incorporates seated and standing poses while focusing on movements designed to improve flexibility, strength and balance. Chair yoga helps maintain and enhance mobility while providing support through the use of a chair for stability. This practice promotes overall wellbeing and can be easily modified to suit varying fitness levels.
Have A Question?
Wellness and Community Development Coordinator Carebridge Community Support 67 Industrial Drive, PO Box 610 Almonte, ON K0A 1A0 Phone: (613) 256-1031 ext. 215 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Carebridge Community Support connects and is a catalyst for fostering stronger, caring, person-centred communities across Lanark County by working together to meet the needs of seniors, adults with developmental disabilities and those who need affordable housing.