Service: Nordic Pole Walking Group
|Record #: MID0116||Last Modified: 04 Jul 2019||Last Full Update: 04 Jul 2019|
|Location, Telephone & Internet|
|Site Location||Locations of the walks are: Little Lake Park in Midland, Rotary Park in Penetanguishene and Midland Town Dock.|
|Located In Community||Midland|
|Address||Chigamik Community Health Centre
845 King St, Unit 10
Midland, ON L4R 0B7
|Primary Contact||Renee Scruton, Physiotherapist; Phone: (Business) 705-527-4154 ext 249; Email: Renee.Scruton@chigamik.ca|
|Description & Services|
|Description (Service)||Nordic Pole Walking is an alternative to regular walking and provides increased health benefits such as * increased cardiovascular health • improved strength, posture, balance, and mobility • burn 20-45% more calories * decreased pressure on hips, knees and ankles. Program brings people together with an instructor once a week during spring summer and fall to walk various trails in the local community and surrounding areas.
Spare sets of Nordic poles are available for usage by those who do not own their own.
|Hours||Pole Walking occurs every Wednesday from 11am-12pm.
Chigamik’s hours: Mon, Thu, Fri 8:30 am-4 pm * Tue 1 pm-7:30 * Wed 8:30 am - 7:30 pm * closed daily from 12 noon-1 pm
Program runs Apr-Oct. It’s simply a drop-in, no registration required. People may call for locations as they cycle through a rotation monthly or simply look on our website.
|Areas Served||Christian Island ; Midland ; Penetanguishene ; Tay ; Tiny|
|Eligibility||Adults seeking improvement to their physical health.|
|Application||Call or go to website to register|
|Languages||English ; French|
|Physical Access||Not Applicable - activity requires full mobility|