Seniors’ Services

Health & Wellness Programs

Carebridge offers a variety of programs to keep you fit and active. The programs are offered at multiple locations throughout Mississippi Mills and in Carleton Place.

We are still offering virtual fitness classes to keep you active and engaged while safely at home! Click here to see our Wellness Program schedule for July and August.

Indoor Programs
The Station in Carleton Place

The Town of Carleton Place, in coordination with Carebridge Community Support, provides an Active Living Centre for seniors at the former Train Station building- 132 Coleman Street. This well-known community hub  provides in-person programming for local senior. Please see the link to the Station Drop-in schedule below for details about the various programs available for local seniors. For inquiries, call (613) 256-1031 ext. 235. Click here to see the Station Drop-in Schedule.

Chair Exercise Tuesdays @ 1 pm- The Station, Carleton Place

A gentle alternative to Strength & Balance, chair exercise is a great option for those with limited mobility and range of motion or balance issues. A complete workout while sitting in a chair, this class includes cardio, strength training, and stretching. See Station Drop-in Schedule above for more information.

Asian and North American Mah Jongg- Asian- Tuesday @ 10 am, North American- Thursday @ 10 am- Stan Mills Centre, Almonte

Join a dynamic group and learn about this interesting game that you have probably already heard about, but were afraid to ask. Our volunteer leader, Barb, will instruct and educate you about this ancient game.

Falls Prevention Program

If you have experienced a fall, or are at risk of falling, our Falls Prevention program can help. These 12-week programs are offered from September to June and are free. Sessions beginning in fall of 2022.

Strength and Balance Tues/Thurs @ 1 pm- Civitan Hall, Almonte

This twice-weekly, year-round exercise program will help maintain your strength and balance. It is a great follow-up to our Falls Prevention program. On summer break, returning in the fall.

Fit As A Fiddle- Friday @ 10:30 am- Stan Mills Centre, Almonte

Great for beginners or a great option for those with limited mobility and range of motion or balance issues. A complete workout sitting in a chair includes cardio, strength training, and stretching. On summer break, returning in the fall.

Gentle Fit- Monday @ 10 am- St. James Church, Carleton Place

A balance of gentle exercises and mindful movement for those new to exercise classes or those returning. A gentle way to good health. On summer break, returning in the fall.

Outdoor Programs

Walking Groups

Join us for some fresh air, low-impact exercise, and socialization at one of our walking groups. Regular walking has many benefits, including reducing blood pressure, cholesterol, and risk of depression, plus the added benefits of participating in a group, like motivation, accountability, and safety.

Meeting Locations

Almonte: Almonte Library Parking Lot Wednesdays at 10 am

Carleton Place: Station Active Living Centre Wednesdays at 12 pm

Pakenham: Pakenham Community Centre Tuesdays at 9 am

Online Exercise Classes

Flex and Flexibility- Mon/Thurs @ 11 am

Join Kim and Laurie from New Start Fitness in Campbellford for an exercise class to improve your flexibility and increase your strength from the comfort of your own home.

Pilates- Wednesdays @ 11 am

Join Laurie for our new summer program. The health benefits of Pilates include increased muscle strength and tone, particularly the 'core muscles' of your abdominal muscles, lower back, hips and buttocks for balanced muscular strength on both sides of your body. enhanced muscular control of your back and limbs and improved stabilization of your spine.

Dance Aerobics- Tuesdays @ 11 am

Join Kim for aerobic exercise with some Latino, disco and just fun moves. Promotes fitness without adding stress to joints or muscle tissue. You will love exercising to amazing tunes. On summer break, returning in the fall.

Gentle Yoga- Monday @ 2:30 am

An accessible mindfulness-based yoga class begins by connecting with your breath, exploring mindfulness-based practices and then you will be guided through some very gentle postures and basic movement. Each session will end with a guided relaxation. On summer break, returning in the fall.

Therapeutic Exercise- Thursday @ 10 am

An online chair-supported therapeutic exercise class.  Each week will focus on different areas of the body to help you to thrive.  This class is accessible for all levels, to explore the foundations of movement, respecting the ways our bodies change through time. On summer break, returning in the fall.

Have A Question?

Wellness and Community Development Coordinator
Carebridge Community Support

67 Industrial Drive, PO Box 610
Almonte, ON  K0A 1A0
Phone: (613) 451-5397
Email: jyoung@carebridge.ca 


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