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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


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.


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.


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.


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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


Conservation Ontario


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


235 McNabb St, Sault Ste. Marie

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