Healthier Living
Centre (HLC)

The Healthier Living Centre (HLC) is for older adults 55+ who want to be physically active and fit; meet new friends, participate in health workshops, enjoy congregate dining and attend outings and events. Our excellent variety of fitness programs, guest speakers, congregate dining and special outings will keep your mind engaged.

With HLC Membership you have access to fitness programming (see list below with descriptions) and receive invitations to all congregate dining programs, including special events and outings.

HLC Program Details

Days of the Week: Monday to Friday


Hours of Operation: Varies


Location: Lumacare at the Northwood Community Centre
15 Clubhouse Court, North York, M3L 2L7


Cost: $40.00/Annual Membership. Charge may apply for one-time special events and outings.

Read our Healthly Living Centre Brochure

Upcoming Events

 

Congregate Dining Drop-In Program

Our Congregate Dining experience is a registered drop-in program that offers older adults the opportunity to engage in social, educational and recreational activities. Stimulating activities are part of the program.

Program Highlights

  • Registration is required
  • Space is limited
  • Seniors 55+ welcome
  • Social interaction
  • Stimulating activities

Exercise Classes

Lumacare is expanding its fitness programs for older adults 64+ to other sites in our catchment area. We are providing exercise classes at:

Mondays at 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Gentle Fitness)

Fridays at 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
This class is designed for all fitness levels. Starting off with low-intensity exercises, clients gradually work towards higher intensity and tougher exercises. This class offers a mixture of cardio, balance, coordination, seated and standing exercises for a total body workout.

Kipling Exercise Class-Delta Family Resource Centre

Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
This low impact class incorporates a mixture of cardio, balance, using strengthening (seated and standing) exercises for a total body workout.

Fridays at 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
This class is designed for all levels where clients start off with low intensity exercises and gradually work their way up to a higher intensity; stretching, flexibility, balance and resistance training, core exercise and aerobics using balls are incorporated.

Exercise Class- Humber Summit Library

Monday at 10:00 am – 11:00 am (Fitness Fusion Exercise)
This class is designed for all levels where clients will start off with low intensity exercises and gradually work their way up to a higher intensity; stretching, flexibility, balance and resistance training, core exercise and aerobics using balls are incorporated.

Tuesday at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (Fitness Fusion Exercise)
This class is designed for all levels where clients start off with low intensity exercises and gradually work their way up to a higher intensity; stretching, flexibility, balance and resistance training, core exercise and aerobics using balls are incorporated.

Wednesday at 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm (Fitness Fusion Exercise)
This class is designed for all levels where clients start off with low intensity exercises and gradually work their way up to a higher intensity; stretching, flexibility, balance and resistance training, core exercise and aerobics using balls are incorporated.

Friday at 9:30 am – 10:30 am (Fitness Fusion Exercise)
This class is designed for all levels where clients start off with low intensity exercises and gradually work their way up to a higher intensity; stretching, flexibility, balance and resistance training, core exercise and aerobics using balls are incorporated.

Exercise Class- Recreation Room

Monday 11:30 – 12:30 pm (Chair Fitness Fusion)
A low impact class designed to increase balance and flexibility through seated and standing aerobics.

Friday 9:30 – 10:30 am (Chair Fitness Fusion) NEW
A low impact class designed to increase balance and flexibility through seated and standing aerobics.
Exercise Classes- Gord & Irene Risk Community Centre

Monday at 1:30 p.m.– 2:30 p.m. (Chair Fitness Fusion)
A low impact class designed to increase balance and flexibility through seated and standing aerobics.

Thursday at 1:00 p.m.– 2:00 p.m. (Chair Fitness Fusion)
A low impact class designed to increase balance and flexibility through seated and standing aerobics.

Exercise Classes – Crosslinks Seniors Housing & Support Services

Tuesday at 10:30– 11:30 am (Dance Fitness)
This class is a low-impact but high-energy workout where clients learn choreographed movements to music.

Thursday at 10:30 am – 11:30 am (Walking Workout)
This class focuses on varying walking exercises to strengthen the muscles of the lower body.

Exercise Classes- 1286 Wilson Avenue- Recreation Room

Mondays at 9:00 am – 10:00 am
This class is a low-impact but high-energy workout where clients learn choreographed movements to music. Now featuring Tai Chi movements, which can help improve strength, mobility, and function for seniors!

Senior’s Exercise Classes – Recreation Room

Tuesday at 9:00 a.m – 10:00 a.m. (Gentle Fitness) NEW
This class incorporates a mixture of cardio, balance, using strengthening (seated and standing) exercises for a total body workout.

Thursday at 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. (Gentle Fitness) NEW
This class incorporates a mixture of cardio, balance, using strengthening (seated and standing) exercises for a total body workout.

Friday at 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (Gentle Fitness)
This class incorporates a mixture of cardio, balance, using strengthening (seated and standing) exercises for a total body workout.

Friday at 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Music Fitness Fusion)
This class incorporates low-impact but high-energy choreographed movements to music, using a variety of exercises for a total body workout.

Exercise Classes 540 Finch Avenue- Bathurst Finch Hub

Tuesday at 9:00 am – 10:00 am (Chair Fitness)
The class is a medium-impact exercise class designed to assist balance, flexibility and strength through seated exercises and light aerobics.

Exercise Classes 2915 Jane St.- Recreation Room

Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Music Fitness Fusion)
This class is designed for all levels where clients start off with low intensity exercises and gradually work their way up to a higher intensity; stretching, flexibility, balance and resistance training, core exercise and aerobics using balls are incorporated.

Thursday at 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Music Fitness Fusion)
This class is designed for all levels where clients start off with low intensity exercises and gradually work their way up to a higher intensity; stretching, flexibility, balance and resistance training, core exercise and aerobics using balls are incorporated.

Exercise Class- Irving W. Chapley Community Centre

Monday at 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (Starting January 8, 2018)

This is low to moderate impact class designed to increase balance, mobility, and flexibility through seated and standing exercises for seniors 55+.

Free Exercise Class

 

Prior to participating in any of the Healthier Living Centre programs or services, all participants must register as an HLC Member by filling out the registration form and waiver below. The form is submitted in-person to our office.

HLC Exercise Registration Agreement 2015

Lumacare HLC Medical Report 2015

Contact Information

For more information about our Healthier Living Centre, please contact our Client Services Department at (416) 398-5511.