Shared Community Health CalendarEvents listed in this calendar are those of the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit, Essex NP led Clinic, Windsor Family Health Team, Harrow Family Health Team, VON NP led Clinic in Belle River, Windsor-Essex Community Health Centre, and City Centre Health Care – CMHA.

May
27
Mon
Stretch Out Stress CMHA-CITY CENTRE HEALTH CARE
May 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Improve flexibility and balance while reducing pain and stress through deep breathing, gentle movements, balance exercises and stretching.   NO REGISTRATION NEEDED. ALL LEVELS WELCOME! NO FEE! MONDAYS 10AM-11AM For additional information please call: 519-997-2823 ext 341 Facilitated by Windsor Essex Community Health Centre

weMOVE @ Roseville Gardens Community Centre
May 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm

Free Adult Exercise Class- Weekly on Monday Mornings at Roseville Gardens Community Centre

No matter your age- it’s never too late to get started

Improve strength, flexibility and balance through a fun, modifiable, enjoyable, beneficial group exercise program.

All levels welcome

*Classes will not be held on all Stat Holidays.

*For information please contact Jennipher at 519-258-6002 ext. 505

weMOVE @ Vollmer Culture and Recreation Complex
May 27 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Free Adult Exercise Class- Weekly on Monday afternoons at Vollmer Culture and Recreation Complex

No matter your age- it’s never too late to get started

Improve strength, flexibility and balance through a fun, modifiable, enjoyable, beneficial group exercise program.

All levels welcome

*Classes will not be held on all Stat Holidays.

*For information please contact Victoria at 519-997-2827 ext. 341

LGBTQ+ Group @ Windsor-Essex
May 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

A safer space for everyone

Ages: 11-25

Dates:

Monday 4-530pm @ weCHC – Teen (1361 Ouellette Ave., Windsor)

Wednesday 4-530pm @ weCHC – Leamington (33 Princess St. Suite 401, Leamington)

May
28
Tue
SOS: Stretch Out Stress @ Windsor-Essex
May 28 all-day

Improve flexibility and balance while reducing pain and stress through deep breathing, gentle movements, balance exercises, and stretching.

FREE

No registration required

All levels welcomed

Get Active, Get Healthy 6-week Online Physical Activity Challenge @ //www.wechu.org/physical-activity/get-active-get-healthy-online-challenge
May 28 @ 8:00 am – Jul 12 @ 10:00 pm

Register for the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit’s free 6-week online challenge and challenge yourself to get and stay active. Windsor-Essex County residents 18 years of age and older can learn new ways to become and stay physically active and by participating in the challenge, you have a chance to win some great prizes too! The challenge will run from May 27 to July 7.

Visit //www.wechu.org/physical-activity/get-active-get-healthy-online-challenge

Outdoor Summer Walking & Pole Walking @ Devonshire Mall
May 28 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Benefits of Pole Walking

 

 

 

Increased weight loss

 

Improved posture

 

Increased balance and stability

 

Reduced stress on back, hip and knee joints

 

Exercise upper body and lower body at the same time

 

Increase cardiovascular endurance

 

Reminders:

 

Bring a bottle of water to stay hydrated during the walk

 

Wear a hat

 

Wear Sunscreen

 

Wear loose comfortable clothing and supportive footwear

 

Please inform staff at anytime if you are not feeling well

 

Bring a snack

 

Eat a well balanced breakfast before coming out for the walk

 

 

 

NOTE: Walks may be canceled due to heat advisory or severe weather

 

Poles and instruction are provided

 

Poles are to be returned after each walk to a staff member

 

 

 

 

For more information please call:

 

519-997-2823 ext. 341

 

www.wechc.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Outdoor Summer Walking & Pole Walking @ Jackson Park (Windsor)
May 28 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Benefits of Pole Walking

 

 

 

Increased weight loss

 

Improved posture

 

Increased balance and stability

 

Reduced stress on back, hip and knee joints

 

Exercise upper body and lower body at the same time

 

Increase cardiovascular endurance

 

Reminders:

 

Bring a bottle of water to stay hydrated during the walk

 

Wear a hat

 

Wear Sunscreen

 

Wear loose comfortable clothing and supportive footwear

 

Please inform staff at anytime if you are not feeling well

 

Bring a snack

 

Eat a well balanced breakfast before coming out for the walk

 

 

 

NOTE: Walks may be canceled due to heat advisory or severe weather

 

Poles and instruction are provided

 

Poles are to be returned after each walk to a staff member

 

 

 

 

For more information please call:

 

519-997-2823 ext. 341

 

www.wechc.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MASTER YOUR HEALTH – Chronic Pain Education Series @ Hospice of Windsor Essex County
May 28 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

 

Master Your Health
Take Charge. Live Well!

 

Living a better life with Chronic Pain?
IT’S POSSIBLE!

 

Do you live with Chronic Pain or know someone who does? (tension headaches/migraines, arthritis, fibromyalgia, back pain, pelvic pain, endometriosis, sciatica, shingles etc.)

 

JOIN US…and learn to take control of your health.

CHRONIC PAIN WORKSHOPS –

 

Learn About:

 

  • Light exercises to improve strength & flexibility

  • Techniques & improve sleep

  • Fatigue management, pain medications & treatments

  • Build confidence

  • Create personal action plans

  • Deal with the everyday challenges of living with Chronic Pain

    Classes are interactive
    FREE 6-week series
    French language workshops are available
    Bring a friend or a family member
    All are welcome to attend!!

    UPCOMING WORKSHOP SERIES

    Tuesdays May 7 – June 11, 2019
    1:30pm – 4:00pm

    The Hospice of Windsor Essex County
    6038 Empress Street
    Windsor, ON

TO REGISTER OR FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT US AT:
TOLL FREE: 1-855-259-3605
escsm@wechc.org

Walk-In Counselling @ Harrow Health Centre Inc.: A Family Health Team
May 28 @ 3:00 pm – 7:30 pm