At the Y, helping adults experience optimal health as they age is a top priority.
Are you over the age of 65 and physically inactive? Do you want to learn how to build physical activity into your lifestyle to support your health and over all well-being? Are you interested in meeting new people and being part of a safe and supportive community?
Without the right guidance, being physically active can be challenging and you might not know where to start. Choose to Move is a FREE six-month choice based physical activity program, based on the best research evidence, that helps break down barriers to physical inactivity. Working with a certified Activity Coach, participants design a personalized physical activity program based on their interests, goals and abilities. Participants are supported throughout the program with opportunities to connect with other Choose to Move participants through monthly motivational meetings and with their Activity Coach through regular progress check-ins. Participants benefit from:
- A personalized physical activity action plan
- Regular, one-on-one check-ins with a certified Activity Coach
- Monthly group meetings with program participants
- Resources and tools to keep participants on track
- Complimentary three month membership to the YMCA
To participate in the program you must be:
- 65 years or older
- Physically inactive
- Medically cleared to exercise by your physician
- Not a current member of the YMCA
- Not a previous participant in the Choose to Move program
There is no cost to participate. Interested participants must attend a mandatory information session.
To learn more or to register for the next information session, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 604-320-5813.
This program acknowledges the financial support of the Government of British Columbia
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