SENIORS SCENE: Plenty of ways to get fit this fall

White Rock Leisure Services recreation guide is now available

Now is a great time to sign up for fall programs. Whether you are interested in fitness, wellness, the arts or making new connections, there is an array of activities available at the Kent Street Activity Centre, White Rock Community Centre, Centennial Park Leisure Centre and Centre for Active Living.

Visit any centre and pick up the latest copy of the Leisure Guide, or view it online at www.whiterockcity.ca

Where do you sit on the fitness continuum?

Whether you are just starting a routine or looking for a challenge in the outdoors, White Rock Leisure Services has an activity for you.

Refer to the Leisure Guide for specialized fitness classes, such as Osteofit, Get Up & Go, balance and cardio circuit training.

Sign up now for upcoming day hikes.

Three intensity levels are available – transportation included.

If you prefer walking, the Nordic Stride Club welcomes experienced Nordic Walkers to join them three mornings per week for planned routes, local and outside the area.

New this fall, WRLS is offering Fit for Life, recommended as the next step for those who are ready to progress from Osteofit for Life classes.

Weights and resistance training, balance and agility work are a part of this program. No cardio included. Exercises are done standing or on the mat. Those who do not have osteoporosis or other health limitations are encouraged to register in Stretch & Strength Level 1. Classes are held at the White Rock Community Centre starting Sept. 10.

Call 604-541-2199 for details.

Do you know someone that would benefit from the Together In Movement and Exercise program?

TIME is a program devised by rehab physiotherapists, led by fitness instructors and tailored to people with neurological conditions, such as stroke, acquired brain injury or multiple sclerosis.

The one-hour classes are twice a week at the Centre for Active Living, starting Sept. 9.

The Kent Street Activity Centre, located at 1475 Kent St., is open to people 55 years of age or better. For information, call 604-541-2231.