Health Management & Rehabilitation

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:​

Supervised Rehabilitation Services

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. 

Health Management

Osteo / Arthritis fitness 

Join us for exercises that help develop muscle strength, bone mass, reaction time and reduce the risks of falling. Physician's referral recommended. For more information, Please email Janelle Eisler Carr or call 604-983-6534.

Parkinson's Aquafit 

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

Chronic Health Conditions Management

Due to COVID-19 we are currently not offering this service.

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.

Active Rehabilitation

Due to COVID-19 we are currently not offering this service.

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.

Location Service Contact Phone
Karen Magnussen Centre Supervised Water Rehab Darcie Montgomery 604-983-6557

Due to COVID restrictions we are unable to offer Supervised Rehabilitation services at this time

Stroke Rehabilitation Program

Due to COVID-19 we are currently not offering this service.

Specifically designed for anyone who has had a cerebral vascular accident, this program focuses on developing a full range of movement for small and large muscle groups. Some speech therapy may be involved. 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:


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