IMPORTANT NOTE: On Jan 12, 2021, the Ontario Government declared a State of Emergency and issued a stay-at-home order, which came into effect Jan 14, 2021 and will last until at least Feb 11, 2021

Services listed below may be impacted in response to increased restrictions. Please contact agencies or programs listed here prior to visiting in person in order to receive up to date information on services

VON Hamilton

Site: Burlington Locations

Service: Falls Prevention and Exercise Classes

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
All in-person classes cancelled 
* virtual classes are available - call for dates, times, and registration
Contact Information
Primary Contact Emily Atkinson; Phone: (Business) 905-746-0169 ext 2282; Email:
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - HNHB-LHIN
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
All in-person classes cancelled 
* virtual classes are available - call for dates, times, and registration 
Exercise Classes  
Free exercise program designed to help seniors stay healthy, safe and strong and promote improved balance, improved strength with prevention of muscle loss, maintenance of strong bones and increased overall independence 
* registration required but no referral necessary  
* program offered 48 weeks per year  
* taught by non-regulated professionals (Occupational Therapist Assistant, Physiotherapist Assistant, or Certified Fitness Instructor)  
* held at multiple community locations 
Falls Prevention Classes  
Free community falls prevention program focusing on strength, balance, flexibility and endurance in an effort to reduce the risk of falling 
* registration required but no referral necessary  
* program is 12 weeks in length and consists of two exercise classes a week 
* program is taught by a regulated healthcare professional (Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, RN, RPN or RKin) 
* held at multiple community locations
Hours Program times vary, contact for information
Areas Served Burlington
Eligibility Ages: 60 year(s) and up 
or people under 60 with mobility issues * all eligible members of the public are welcome, do not need to be resident of retirement home but must have own transportation and be able to participate in group settings
Application Call Primary Contact above
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Site Location Map provided for geocoding purposes only to locate services in Burlington ON. Map does not point to specific class location
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Burlington, ON
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Fall Prevention Programs ; Therapeutic Exercise ~ Older Adults

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