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South Niagara Health and Wellness Centre

Due to COVID-19, the South Niagara Health and Wellness Center has suspended all in-person services. Virtual classes are available.

The South Niagara Health and Wellness Centre offers:

  • Free exercise and wellness programs
  • Community resources for older adults to help them remain safe and independent in their own home
  • Free rehabilitation with Hotel Dieu Shaver. Check eligibility for free rehabilitation services.

About our services

Sessions are focused on helping seniors achieve optimal mobility, function and independence. The team works with participants to set goals and objectives tailored to individual needs.

The program provides opportunities for seniors to:

  • Build strength, balance and confidence through exercise
  • Socialize with others who are motivated to staying healthy, safe and strong
  • Learn about health and wellness
  • Learn about resources available to support independence and health
  • Interact with students through classroom and clinic experiences

The program combines both exercise and wellness programming up to six weeks.

Eligibility

To join this program, you:

  • Are an older adult (60 years of age or over)
  • Live in Niagara
  • Possess a valid Ontario Health Card
  • Can follow instructions and self-determine necessary modifications suitable to your personal health limitations
  • Can engage in conversation and are independent in decision making
  • May be at risk for falls or have experienced a fall(s)
  • Have Internet and a computer / tablet

If you don't have Internet access, contact us to discuss phone-based wellness sessions.

For a phone-based exercise program, learn about our Healthy, Safe and Strong exercise program.

How to apply

For individuals interested in starting virtual classes as soon as possible, register for our summer sessions.

Contact

For more information, call our wellness resource coordinator at 905-980-6000 ext. 3862 or email Seniors Wellness.

Partner agencies

The centre is operated through a partnership of community and health care providers.

  • Niagara Region
  • Hotel Dieu Shaver
  • Niagara College
  • March of Dimes
  • Local Health Integration Network

Funding for the South Niagara Health and Wellness Centre is provided by the Ministry of Health.

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