Rehabilitation and Fitness


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ACE Maintenance Class

This is a 12 week group class for cancer survivors that have completed the initial ACE group class. This class is meant to be a graduation class from the initial ACE group class, building on participant’s knowledge of exercise, in a safe environment, to further improve upon initial fitness gains.

**It is a prerequisite that you have participated in the initial ACE class in order to register into the maintenance class.

Adapted Physical Activity for Kids

Children will experience moving their bodies and manipulating objects in a series of classes. Children will have the opportunity to develop fundamental movement skills and may choose to participate in learning sport specific skills relating to soccer, hockey, basketball, volleyball, ultimate frisbee, and dodgeball. All abilities are welcome and all skills will be adapted and modified as needed. The goal of this class is to introduce your child to physical activity at whatever level of adaptation (physical or cognitive) is required.

All participants (including returning participants) must register and complete the Intake Form prior to January 18, 2019 https://goo.gl/forms/UF5F7fvKJ3WoeBVK2

For more information please email Heather at hmleitne@ucalgary.ca

*No class on February 22, 2019.

FES Rehabilitation and Fitness

Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) is a technique that uses electrical currents to activate nerves innervating extremities affected by paralysis resulting from spinal cord injury (SCI), head injury, stroke and other neurological disorders. FES is primarily used to help restore function in people with disabilities.

GLA:D / GLAD

GLAD is an education and exercise program developed by researchers in Denmark for individuals with hip or knee osteoarthritis symptoms. This program includes two education sessions, 12 neuromuscular exercise sessions (60 minutes each) and the opportunity for data collection and quality monitoring (measures taken at initial visit, upon comple of the program and 12 months). Classes will run twice a week for one hour over 7 weeks.

Rehab & Fitness

This program incorporates individually designed programs performed in a group setting. The sessions run twice a week for 14 weeks. All programs are specifically designed to meet the individual's goals, with elements of strength training, cardiovascular fitness, flexibility, balance and coordination. Program orientations are available upon request.

Rehab & Fitness Pass Plus - Caregiver Access

This program allows for the client and caregiver to both workout in the Fitness Centre outside regular Rehabilitation and Fitness Program hours. The client will receive an access card to the facility and an access card for their accompanying caregiver/support worker.

Rehab & Fitness Personal Training

This training package provides one-to-one sessions for a person with a physical disability. All programs are specifically designed to meet the individual's goals, with elements of strength training, cardiovascular fitness, flexibility, balance and coordination.

Rehab & Fitness Unlimited Access

The fitness and rehabilitation pass program is reserved for individuals that do not require assistance with their exercise program. The PASS program allows individuals to access the fitness center on their own, outside of program time.