Staying active for all ages is very important. Regular physical activity is the best medicine for a long and happy life. The benefit list is long and includes reduced incident of disease, better sleep, healthier eating habits, reduced stress, and increased social interactions, positivity, and self confidence. The Town of Whitby Recreation Department has many activities suitable for all ages and interests. Visit Whitby.ca/recreation for a program for you and your family.
Adding regular physical activity into your regular routine can have benefits at any stage of your life.
Benefits can be gained, even if you are starting later in life.
The Town of Whitby has received a grant through the Ontario Sport and Recreation Communities Fund, from the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport for an Active Living Program for adults age 60+ who are not currently active.
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The Get Active, Stay Active – Your Way program is designed for sedentary older adults to become more involved in physical activities, make healthier eating choices and make new social connections.
Certified fitness staff will assist participants to find their best way to stay active for life.
Participants will select from a variety of physical activity options they can participate in from personally designed weight training/cardio programs or swimming at the Whitby Civic Recreation Complex to walking at the Abilities Centre or joining a sports league, fitness class or drop-in program at the Whitby Seniors’ Centre.
This 12-week program is only $25 and includes a goal setting motivational manual, educational materials, a nutrition presentation, one on one weekly coaching sessions with a personal trainer, access to the Whitby Civic Recreation Complex Health Club during the program and a future registration or membership discount to continue to stay active.
Get Active, Stay Active – Your Way is a great way to get started on your way to a healthier lifestyle, but space is limited so act now!
Participants between the ages of 14 and 59 years, can take advantage of the Whitby Civic Health Club’s Healthy Start fitness program that is available to all annual members, as part of their membership – no extra fees.
Receive hands on assistance from certified personal trainers from a free fitness assessment and personally designed program, to access and assistance any time you are in the facility.
The additional personal training fees, whether it is for individual, group, or buddy training, are designated for those clients that request one on one motivation, sports specific training, weight loss, etc., with personal focus and attention from the personal trainer throughout their entire workout.
For more information go to www.whitby.ca/fitness or call the Whitby Civic Recreation Complex at 905.666.1991.
Free trial workouts for all first time Health Club participants.