Welcome to Village Fitness! With our state of the art Fitness Centre, our varied, high quality and fun programming, our friendly and knowledgeable staff, and a range of fitness opportunities, we are here to assist you to Reach Your Fitness Potential!
The Fitness Centre
The Fitness Centre at Luther Village on the Park is a warm and welcoming environment designed specifically to meet the needs of older adults. Created in consultation with the STEPS Company, (registered health professionals, experts in the field of kinesiology, gerontology, nursing, events/activation coordination, exercise and fitness), the Fitness Centre offers residents:
A diverse range of high quality exercise programming options
Aquatics - Balance - Cardio Training - Circuits - Flexibility - Strength Training - Tai Chi - Walking - Yoga
State-of-the-art exercise equipment designed specifically for older adults
- Easily accommodates participants
- Machines provide correct, secure positioning; they are easy to get on and off and fit anyone from 4’10” to 6’8”
- Ability to change resistance at any time with fingertip controls
- Large digital display discreetly provides both resistance information and repetitions performed in clear one inch numbers
- Resistance can be increased in increments of one pound
Personalized support by our Fitness Coordinator
- Fitness Centre support and supervision
- Resident education and orientation
- Initial and ongoing assessments
- Goal setting assistance and individualized exercise programs
Meet Victoria Fair, our Fitness Coordinator!
Victoria Fair, Fitness Coordinator
Victoria is a Certified Exercise Physiologist (CSEP-CEP). She specializes in exercise and healthy lifestyle coaching roles with middle aged/older adults who have multiple chronic medical conditions. She has specific experience working with individuals with neurological conditions, cancer, diabetes, dementia, and arthritis. She is a SAM STEPS To Exercise Leader, Bone Fit and Heart Wise Trained.
Victoria can be reached at 519-783-3710 extension 1265 or by email. Victoria has a BSc in Kinesiology with a minor in Human Nutrition from the University of Waterloo, and her Exercise Physiologist certification is through an intensive 3-month certification program with the Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology.
Other Fitness Opportunities at Luther Village on the Park
Residents residing in Parkview Suites with the Platinum Service Package have a specialized seated exercise program located in the Parkview Lounge. For more information, please contact Victoria at 519-783-3710 extension 1265.
Luther Village on the Park’s location next to the Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex (WMRC) and Waterloo Park offer many extended fitness opportunities to residents, including walking, skating, swimming, and further exercise programming. Please see the WMRC’s website for more details.