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Recreation & Group Exercise

Explore options to connect with others while you work on rebuilding your strength to improve your overall well-being.

Last updated on March 10, 2022.

Adult Ballet Class

SMART, VON Algoma

Free exercise programs for adults 55+ designed to improve strength and balance with a focus on preventing falls.

1-800-561-6551 or 705-665-5209

Northern Community Centre

556 Goulais Ave., SSM

Royal Canadian Legion

96 Great Northern Road, SSM

Smiling Senior Woman

City of Sault Ste. Marie

Active 55+

Offers virtual and in-house programs at both locations. Call for more information about programs and see website for free walking schedule.

705-759-5377

Bay Street Active Living Centre

619 Bay St., SSM

Northern Community Centre

556 Goulais Ave., SSM

Elderly Woman at Gym

Dr Harold S Trefry Memorial Centre

Offers services and activities for older adults. New exercise program on Zoom available. Exercise and fall prevention sessions ongoing. Call for more information.

705-246-0036

1601 C Line Rd,

Richard's Landing

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Algoma Geriatric Clinic

Hybrid program (online and in-person available). 12-week exercise program offered by physiotherapists in collaboration with the occupational therapists of the Algoma Geriatric Clinic. Referral required.

705-256-8705 or 1-877-289-3997 

341 Trunk Road, Sault Ste. Marie

George Leach Centre

Offers group fitness classes and indoor walking track. Seniors receive 15% discount on memberships.

705-949-2301 x 4500

1520 Queen St E, Sault Ste. Marie

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Stand Up!

Offers a free group exercise program for 12 weeks in various locations for adults 65+ who are concerned about their balance or have had a fall.

1-866-892-0172 or 705-942-4646

294 Willow Ave, Sault Ste. Marie

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Strong Minds

Combine activity and social support with the Strong Minds programs. Call for more information on available activities.

705-987-3825

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Tai Chi Society, Fung Loy Kok Institution of Taoism, Sault Ste. Marie

Taoist Tai Chi® practice is a moving meditation that reduces stress and helps you find joy. This exercise can help you feel more energetic, balanced, and strong. Beginner sessions available.

705-256-8705 or 1-877-289-3997

120 Cunningham Road, Sault Ste. Marie

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Walking Trails

Local walking trails in Algoma. Websites allow users to sort locations by ability and accessibility.

Ontario Trails

AllTrails

Conservation Ontario

YMCA

A range of activities offered in and out of the pool aimed at helping older adults maintain and increase their activity levels.

705-949-3133

235 McNabb St, Sault Ste. Marie

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