Active Living

Free CPR Workshop

In partnership with the Northern City of Heroes and supported by the Government of Canada, Science North is excited to host interactive online webinars to learn and practice hands-only CPR. This free event is designed for seniors (55+) to learn what to do and how to react during a cardiac emergency at home.


Tuesday, January 19, 2021 – 11 a.m.
le mardi 9 février 2021 – 11 h 00 (en français)
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 – 11 a.m.

What you need to participate:

A computer, tablet or phone with internet connection
Two rolls of toilet paper
One jar lid that clicks (jam, pickle, spaghetti sauce, etc.)

To register:
Once registered, a link to the webinar will be emailed to the participant a week prior to the event.

From Soup to Tomatoes

Free Online exercise program

Watch on YouTube

Three unique chair-based exercise programs led by a Registered Nurse and Certified Personal and Older Adult training specialist

Programs offered live and archived on their website.  Also offered in French.
Basic Class: 45 minute program suitable for anyone.  Mainly resistance training with a little cardio. Most challenging of the three levels.

Gentle Level: 30 minute strengthening and stretching program using your own bodyweight or with added exercise band. Suitable for older adults and people with mobility aids.

Yoga Class: 30 minute program of relaxing, simple, chair based yoga movements, suitable for older adults of all abilities.

Keep Fit With Finlandia

Finlandia Village has a fitness centre open to all older adults ages 55 plus for group classes, cardio and weight lifting equipment, pre-op joint replacement exercise classes, post-op joint replacement rehab, Trail Trekkers outdoor walking and more. 

Since the closure of the fitness centre due to COVID-19, Keep Fit With Finlandia has been airing on YouTube. Keep Fit features exercise classes previously offered at the fitness centre and new exercise created for homebound seniors. There are also educational videos with Physio Jo’s Health Info.

Watch on YouTube

Parkside Centre

Stay up-to-date with events and happenings at The ParkSide Centre, Sudbury’s leader of programs and services for people over 50.

ParkSide Centre Without Walls

705-673-6227 extension 225 to register

Just a phone call will connect you with educational, health and wellness, travelogues, local history and games sessions free of charge. No special equipment is needed. Just your average phone will connect you with six to 10 other people on the call.


Dawn Condon Connected Living

Fall Prevention and Balance Training Seniors yoga classes including chair yoga

Yoga With Adriene

Free yoga practices for all levels on YouTube.

ARC Climbing & Yoga

Online yoga classes from beginners to advanced. Free for members or pay what you can.

Phone: 705-222-8464



YThrive Home
Free: Will help you get your daily dose of fitness.  Designed for almost any fitness level and can be done from your living room. 

Thrive Gold
Free: Low impact workouts for people with reduced mobility.

Free: Will bring you strength in spirit, mind and body at home! Activities are designed for a variety of levels and can be done from the comfort of your home 


Due to the rapidly changing nature of the COVID-19 situation, please note this page was last updated: Dec 11, 2020 at 11:51:39 AM