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 Nancy Munn, our Fitness Coordinator!
Nancy Munn, Fitness Coordinator
Nancy is a Registered Kinesiologist who specializes in exercise for individuals with chronic conditions like arthritis, osteoporosis, neurological conditions, post stroke and joint replacements. She works with a combination of exercise methods including strength training, yoga, urban poling and warm water exercise. She thrives on helping people move better through exercise. Lastly, Nancy is excited to bring her experience, enthusiasm, and passion to this role.
Nancy can be reached at 519-783-3710 extension 1265 or by email. Nancy has a Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology and Physical Education with a minor in Psychology and a Master Degree in Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University. She is a Registered Kinesiologist with the Ontario Kinesiology Association.
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 Nancy 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.