Healthy Living

Let’s Get Moving!

Learn how to keep moving with four exciting and complimentary workshops this October.

Workshop on a Bus

Tuesday, October 1 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Airport Community Centre, 3 Airport Road, Brantford

Experience the accessible Brantford Transit system and discover the Brantford Public Library, Beckett Adult Leisure Centre, Grand River Community Health Centre, Wayne Gretzky Centre and the Brantford Transit Terminal.

Register by September 23 by calling 519-442-1818 ext. 3254

Let’s Try SAFE ZONE Fitness

Tuesday October 8 from 10:00 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Branlyn Community Centre, 238 Brantwood Park Rd, Brantford 

Join us for a program designed by health professionals to help seniors in the community exercise safely. You'll also learn about the benefits of staying active, tips for winter walking, how to prevent falls, and goal setting. Free transportation to and from the event is available and lunch will be provided.

Register by October 2 by calling 519-759-3330 ext. 6279

Let’s Try Walk Fit

Tuesday, October 15 from 10:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
Laurier YMCA, 100 Water Street, Brantford (enter through Water St entrance)

Learn to use Activator walking poles that provide a low-impact workout during an indoor walk. Walking poles reduce the impact exercise has on your joints and can improve the strength and coordination of your upper body. Free transportation to and from the event is available and lunch will be provided.

Register by October 9 by calling 519-759-3330 ext. 6279

Let’s Try Tai Chi

Tuesday, October 22 from 10:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
Woodman Park Community Centre, 491 Grey St, Brantford

Learn about the physiological benefits of physical exercise for older adults and join us for a Tai Chi class. Free transportation to and from the event is available and lunch will be provided.

Register by October 16 by calling 519-759-3330 ext. 6279

Healthy Living

Citizens are living longer, healthier lives. Healthy Living and age-friendly planning aims to ensure people of all ages and abilities have opportunities to thrive in the City of Brantford.

Healthy Aging: The City of Brantford's Age-Friendly Plan outlines a roadmap to build an age-friendly community. The strategy included an audit of the City's Age-friendly policies and programs and identified best practices with input from older adults, caregivers, community agencies and municipal staff. As a result of the Age-Friendly planning process and significant milestones our community has achieved, the City of Brantford as internationally recognized by the World Health Organization as an Age-Friendly community. Additionally, the Ministry of Seniors Affairs recognized the City with the Ontario Age-Friendly Community Recognition Award.

Seniors' Toolkit

The Senior's Toolkit, A Practical Handbook for Seniors provides information about various agencies and service providers that help senior residents in the City of Brantford and County of Brant.