Exercise & Rehab Programs

Exercise and Rehabilitation Programs (Ontario, only)
Program NameCancer SiteBrief Description Location (City) URL or Telephone Number
The Core Family Health Centre — Skye Physiotherapy & Pilates All typesA variety of Pilates Classes are offered by Physiotherapists. Classes are small to ensure individualized attention for each participant. A variety of resistance and stability equipment is utilized.Londonhttp://www.skyehealth.ca/Classes/pilates-classes-in-London-Ontario/a~2381–c~331184/article.html 
Crossfit RebuildAll typesOur fitness programming for group classes and individual training strive to improve your capacity in ten recognized fitness domains: cardio-respiratory endurance, stamina, strength, flexibility, power, speed, coordination, agility, balance, and accuracy. This makes CrossFit perfect for anyone wanting to bring their fitness to the next level.Cambridgehttps://www.crossfitrebuild.com/ 
Wellspring Exercise Program (additional programming including yoga)All typesWellspring’s cancer exercise program was specifically developed for the needs of cancer patients by a registered physiotherapist and pioneer in cancer rehab Ontario. Patients receive an individual assessment, personalized exercise program, and opportunity to exercise with other patients, and instruction on self-managed exercise both during and following the program.1. Wellspring – Downtown Toronto
2. Wellspring Westerkirk House (Sunnybrook)
3. Wellspring Birmingham Gilgan House – Halton Peel
Encore YWCAWomen with cancerThe YWCA offers ENCORE, an 8 week floor and pool exercise program (one 2 hour session/week) to people who have had bresat cancer at any time in their lives.Bracebridge, Guelph, Hamiltonhttp://www.ywcamuskoka.com/womens-programs/ywcaencore; http://www.guelphy.org/y-in-the-community/encore/
CanWell at YMCA Les ChartersAll typesThe Les Charters YMCS in Hamilton offers a 12 week supervised exercise program for individuals diagnosed with cancer at any stage of cancer treatment.Hamiltonhttp://www.hhsc.ca/body.cfm?id=1962
MacWarriors at McMaster UniversityAll typesPhysiotherapists and health professionals have the expertise to ensure all our clients reap the benefits of cancer rehab and exercise (community-based).Hamiltonhttps://pace.mcmaster.ca/programs/mac-warriors-cancer-rehabilitation
CAN-soar: Cancer RehabilitationAll typesCancer Rehabilitation: CAN-soar is a 10 week exercise and physiotherapy program. It includes an individualized exercise program to suit your specific needs with manual therapy provided by a physiotherapist. It is a supervised circuit-training program. It is okay to have fatigue, pain, weakness, swelling, dressings, cording, fibrosis, expanders, implants: CAN-soar will work through these with you.Hamiltonhttp://www.physiocareservices.com
LifeMark Physiotherapy/Centric Health Cancer C.A.R.E All typesA private physiotherapy clinic that offers cancer rehabilitation at designated facilities across the country.Multi-site (refer to website for specific locations)www.lifemarkphysio.ca/services/cancer-care
Cancer Transitions at Stronach Regional Cancer CentreAll types6 week program to help cancer survivors transition from treatment to regular lives (on-site).Newmarket 
Cancer Rehabilitation at Haley RehabAll typesPrivate physiotherapy clinic specialized in cancer, breast cancer, lymphedema, and deep vein thrombosis.  No physician referral necessary. Our goal is for you to get back to doing the things you love, with the best quality of life possible. Ottawawww.haleyrehab.ca
Exercise in Oncology at Kinnect to WellnessAll typesRehabilitation: Moderate exercise classes help people to improve quality of life, gain strength, and address fatigue that may be brought on from cancer treatments.Sudburyhttp://www.kinnecttowellness.ca
WE-Can at Canadian Games ComplexAll types10 week wellness and exercise program for individuals living with cancer. Thunder Bayhttp://www.tbrhsc.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/WE-Can_brochure_2015.pdf
Gilda’s Club (several programs)All typesThe following group exercise programs are available: Men’s Yoga, Yoga, Core Strength Class, Electric Chair Yoga, Zumba, Creative Movement with the National Ballet School, Pilates.Torontohttps://gildasclubtoronto.org
The Health, Exercise, Active Living and Therapeutic Lifestyle (HEALTh) Program at University Health NetworkBreastA 6 month program offering a unique blend of education, exercise and peer support.  The program provides: Individually prescribed aerobic (cardio) and resistance training exercise, education about topics related to exercise, breast cancer and heart health, a supportive place for women who are at different stages of breast cancer treatment.Torontohttp://www.uhn.ca/TorontoRehab/PatientsFamilies/Clinics_Tests/HEALTh 
Cancer Rehabilitation and Survivorship Program: CAncer Rehabilitation and Exercise (CaRE) Program at University Health NetworkAll typesComprehensively assess the survivorship and rehabilitation needs of individuals with cancer, teach participants about exercise and how to perform it safely, test fitness levesl and help understand what it means, 8 weeks of group based (@ ELLICSR) exercises, educational classes related to cancer survivorship issues.Torontohttp://www.uhn.ca/PrincessMargaret/PatientsFamilies/Clinics_Tests/Cancer_Rehab_Survivorship/Pages/care_program.aspx
Healthy Steps at Unversity Health NetworkAll typesA healing exercise program held at Toronto General Hospital. Helps participants regain range of motion, improve balance, improve swelling caused by lymphedema, improve emotional well-being, promote positive self-image, and help stabilize weight. A medical clearance is required.Torontohttp://www.uhn.ca/PrincessMargaret/PatientsFamilies/Specialized_Program_Services/Patient_Education_Classes/Pages/healthy_steps.aspx
Toronto Rehab Ambulatory muskuloskeletal and oncology programsAll typesAssessment by a team of health care professionals to address issues in mobility and overall function caused by cancer diagnosis and or treatmentTorontohttps://www.uhn.ca/TorontoRehab/PatientsFamilies/Clinics_Tests/Musculoskeletal_Rehabilitation
Cancer Rehabilitation  at the Orthopaedic Therapy ClinicAll typesRegistered Kinesiology & Therapeutic Fitness helps individuals living with cancer minimize disability and achieve the highest possible return to function. They provide an individualized approach to rehabilitation and teach you the skills you need to help restore your independence.Torontohttp://www.orthophysio.com
Oncology Rehabilitation Program at Orthopaedic Therapy ClinicAll typesFor patients who have undergone, or are planning for, cancer surgery or cancer treatment. This short-stay, active rehabilitation program helps patients increase their strength, mobility and independence for a smooth return to the community and their lives.Torontohttp://sunnybrook.ca/content/?page=SJR_patvis_prog_onc
Living Fit, Well Fit, Well Fit Grad ProgramAll typesThe UW WELL-FIT 12 week program focuses on restoring and improving the physiological well-being of individuals on chemotherapy, radiation or hormonal therapy treatment.Waterloohttps://uwaterloo.ca/uw-fitness/uw-well-fit/uw-well-fit-12-week-program
Renew at Windsor Squash and FitnessAll typesRENEW Back to fitness program – Designed for cancer survivors and delived by certified professionals from Windsor Squash & Fitness in collaboration with the Windsor Regional Hospital Cancer prgoram (on-site).Windsorhttp://windsorite.ca/events/renew-back-to-fitness-program-61/
Cancer Smart Rehab at MedFit RehabAll typesA holistic approach to ensure we progressively engage the mind, body, and spirit as we strive to improve client strength, ROM, endurance and overall quality  of life. (Team: Exercise rehab specialists, medical exercise specialists, kinesiologists and gerontologists).Torontohttp://medfitrehab.com