All of our Exercise Classes in Lacombe are instructed by Exercise
Specialist Heather Mielke. They are provided to you at no charge by the
Wolf Creek Primary Care Network. If you have a family doctor in Lacombe, you
have access to the programs offered by our Exercise Specialist. Call
403-782-1408 for more information or to register.
Back Strong: An exercise class for the prevention
and treatment of back pain. Learn safe and effective exercises to strengthen
your back and core and to increase your flexibility. This class runs for
6 weeks on Thursdays from 12-1 pm. Session One
begins September 10 and Session Two begin October 29.
Bone Strong: For the prevention and management of
osteoporosis. Improve your posture, strength, balance, and decrease your risk of
falls. This class runs for 6 weeks on Thursdays from 11
am - 12 pm. Session One begins September 10 and
Session Two begins October 29.
Urban Poling: Improve your posture, strengthen your
core, and burn up to 46% MORE calories than you would walking without poles.
This class runs for 6 weeks starting September
1 on Tuesdays from 1 - 2 pm.
Fit for Health: This is a twice weekly active
exercise class for anyone living with a chronic health condition such as high
blood pressure, arthritis, diabetes, obesity, heart disease, etc. The class runs
for 8 weeks. Session One begins August 24 and
Session Two begins October 26.
NEW* Fit for a Healthy Weight: This class gives you
the opportunity to work with our PCN Exercise Specialist AND Dietitian. The
program includes twice weekly supervised exercise sessions, individual
counselling for weight management, group education sessions and follow up.
Begins October 26 and runs for 8 weeks.
NEW* Aging Well: This is an active and functional
exercise class for the elderly. Maintain independence through functional
strengthening, endurance training and balance retraining. Transportation to this
class is provided by Lacombe Connex Van if required. This class runs on
Mondays and Wednesdays from 11 am - 12 pm and it begins on
September 21. *This class is partially funded by the City of
Lacombe's Recreation and Culture Grant.
YeTing Tan, the Sylvan Lake dietitian, will be hosting a WALKING CLUB
starting in September. The club will walk Mondays - Fridays 12 - 12:30 pm at
Sylvan Community Centre. No pressure and no requirements - all levels welcome!