Fitness Centre

The Fitness Centre at Parkwood Institute is a fully accessible facility designed to assist adults with physical disabilities in their pursuit of an active lifestyle.

Physiotherapy staff, a therapeutic recreation specialist, and a team of volunteers work with members to help develop the skills needed to participate in community fitness programs and activities.

Photo shows patients stretching in the Parkwood Institute Fitness Centre.

Fitness Centre: Programs and patients

The Fitness Centre at Parkwood Institute offers:

  • Strength and exercise equipment which can be adapted for people with physical disabilities
  • Seated aerobics classes
  • Education on topics of physical fitness and healthy eating
  • Weekly adapted yoga
  • Weekly tai chi classes
  • Information on fitness equipment and community resources

The centre is available to people with physical disabilities living in the community who:

  • Have a disability which is limiting their participation in community activities
  • Are able to learn and direct their own program, and
  • Have the potential to access community-based resources

Membership is $25 per month.