Get Moving to Manage Your Health
North Vancouver Recreation & Culture can help get you back in motion - whether you're dealing with a chronic condition or recovering from an injury or surgery. We're here to help enhance your strength, stamina, circulation, flexibility and cardiovascular fitness.
You can find more information about each of our services by reading below:
Dealing with osteoporosis, arthritis, diabetes, fibromyalgia? Recovering from a stroke or preparing for a joint replacement? With a physiotherapist's or doctor's referral, you can have a kinesiologist supervise an individually designed program aimed at enhancing your strength, stamina, circulation, flexibility, and cardiovascular fitness.
Due to COVID-19 we are currently not offering this service.
This program focuses on joing flexibility, muscular strength, endurance and mobility. For more information, call 604-983-6557.
$2 Adapted Fitness
This pool based program consists of self-paced water exercises for people with mobility, coordination, strength and flexibility limitations due to disability, chronic illness or injury. For more information please call Michelle Jones at 604-983-6541
Previously Cardiac Phase 3,4. This class is for participants with stable chronic health conditions that would benefit from physical activity to improve their quality of life. Our fitness professional will guide you through an individualized exercise program in our Fitness Centre. At this time registration is only available for past Cardiac Rehab Phase 3,4 participants. Please bring your own blood pressure machine to class if you would like to track your blood pressure, as we are unable to provide blood pressure machines at this time. For more information please call 604-983-6534.
Formerly Joint Rehabilitation. This class is designed for participants who are pre or post knee, hip or shoulder joint replacement or for those with stable musculoskeletal and neurological health conditions. Our fitness professionals will help guide you through an individualized exercise program and provide ongoing support and supervision. At this time, this class is only open for registration to previous NVRC Joint Rehabilitation participants. For more information please call 604-983-6406.
This class is designed for anyone recovering from a Cerebral Vascular Accident (CVA), frequent TIA's or head injury affecting mobility. Exercises focus on balance, strength, gross and fine motor skills. Participants must bring a care giver, if needed, to help with assistance in and out of the pool. A physician's referral may be required. Phone 604-983-6557 for more detailed information.
Read our blog article Stroke Rehab: Changing Lives Through Water Therapy.
Listen to our Stroke Rehab Instructor Judy talk about how the classes change lives: