Active Living & Exercise

Our exercise specialists promote active living and exercise to help maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Each year EWPCN exercise specialists get almost 1,400 patients moving more in our community.

Ask your doctor for a referral to one of our exercise specialists to increase your active living and exercise.

Active living and exercise also helps prevent and manage chronic diseases including arthritis, osteoporosis, diabetes, hypertension, chronic pain, fibromyalgia, weight issues and more.

The benefits of regular physical activity include:

  • improved and/or maintained overall health
  • stronger muscles and bones
  • improved posture and balance
  • improved physical fitness
  • weight control
  • increased self-esteem
  • feeling more energetic
  • stress reduction and relaxation
  • continued independent living in later life

Exercise education to:

  • learn how to start moving more and how to stay active with little or no equipment.
  • increase your confidence with physical activity
  • modify activity for people with chronic pain and fatigue
  • connect with community resources near you
  • set goals to increase activity at:
    • home
    • in the community
    • while travelling
The GLAD program class, led by an EWPCN exercise specialist

Good Life with osteoArthritis (GLAD) program

An exercise-based program to help reduce pain for people who have osteoarthritis in knees and/or hips. 

Prescription to Get Active

This uniquely designed prescription gives healthcare partners the opportunity to discuss the importance of physical activity and grants patients access to community recreation. This motivational tool breaks down barriers and encourages patients to find the right activities for them as they work towards a healthier life.

Get Moving Today

Get moving safely today with any of our exercise videos.