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Active Living Program

The Active Living Program at St. John's Rehab Hospital can help you improve your strength, endurance, range of motion and balance, regardless of your age or fitness level.

For one hour each week for eight weeks, participants work with physiotherapist assistants on a combination of exercises that target muscles and joints in the legs, arms and core. Exercises, although very effective, are simple enough for you to repeat at home.

Join our 8-week full body exercise program and become one step closer to a healthier new you!

Program cost: $110 per eight-week session, includes TheraBand®. Fees do not include parking.

Classes available:

  • Tuesday at 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Thursday at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

The day of your class will depend on your preference and space availability. Dates are subject to change.

Who can join the Active Living Program?

The program helps people who are apprehensive about following their own exercise program at the community gym. Whether you are looking for a post-rehabilitation routine, a general exercise program to promote good health, or to improve your fitness level to prevent future injury; the innovative exercises used in the Active Living Program can be adapted to anyone's ability or motive.

Benefits

  • Innovative exercises designed in a rehab hospital
  • Intimate class sizes
  • Improves independence in ability to perform daily activities
  • Boosts your energy levels
  • Helps prevent future injury and disease
  • Promotes stronger muscles and bones
  • Improves posture and balance
  • Improves your metabolism and weight control
  • Promotes a healthy heart and lungs

How do I join?

If you would like to join our program, please contact 416-224-6948

PDF Download Application package (453kb pdf)

PDF Download Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire - PAR-Q (208kb pdf)

When you receive your application it will include:

  • Program information
  • Application Form
  • Participant Release Form
  • Medical Clearance Form (Must be completed and signed by doctor)
  • Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire (PAR-Q),

Completed forms can be mailed, faxed or dropped off at the Outpatient Office located on the main floor in the Horsfall Eaton Wing, Monday – Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

  • Please note that we require all four forms and payment in order to consider your application. For hospital visits less than 15 minutes, parking is free

Payment:
Please include a cheque with your application made payable to: Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. If you wish to use another method of payment you will be sent an invoice after the application is received and can contact Patient Accounts at 416-480-4156 for payment assistance.

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Location and contact

Active Living Program

St. John's Rehab
285 Cummer Avenue,
Toronto, ON M2M 2G1

Phone: 416-224-6948
Fax: 416-226-3358

Program Brochures

For referring organizations:
If you would like copies of our brochures for you and your patients, please fill out our Printed Material Request Form.