Fall prevention program Stand-Up!

The Stand-Up! program is a FREE 12-week intensive falls prevention program for people 65 years of age and older.  The program aims to improve balance, flexibility and physical strength, and to help keep bones healthy and build confidence. It consists of group sessions led by a health and exercise professional (kinesiologist), 2 sessions per week.

Overview of criteria to participate to the Stand-Up! program:

  • mobilize without walking aids
  • be able to walk a distance of about 200 meters without getting out of breath
  • not have had repeated falls in the last year
  • not have any major cognitive or motor problems
  • be available twice a week for 12 weeks

For the Spring 2022 session, the Stand-Up! program will be offered at the following locations on the territory of the RLS des CLSC Côte-des-Neiges, Métro and Parc-Extension: 

Parc-Extension :
Loisirs du Parc - Complexe William-Hingston
419, St-Roch
(514) 277-6471
Session: April 4th to June 22th  2022
Schedule: Mon 9am-10am, Wed 9am-10.30am
Registrations : Ongoing

Downtown :
Encore
1857, Maisonneuve West, Suite 110
(514) 481-2549
Session: April 19th  to July 7th 2022
Schedule: Tue 1pm-2pm, Thu 1pm-2.30pm
Registrations : Ongoing

Outremont :
Académie de Danse d’Outremont
999, Mc Eachran (CCI)
(514) 276-6060
Session: April 4th to June 22th 2022
Schedule: Mon 11am-12pm,  Wed 11am-12.30pm
Registrations : Coming soon on Amilia.com

Westmount :
Contactivity
4695, Maisonneuve West
(514) 932-2326
Session: April 19th  to July 7th 2022
Schedule: Tue 3pm-4pm, Thu 3pm-4.30pm
Registrations : End of March on contactivitycentre.org

Côte-des-Neiges :
CELO (courses in French only)
5347, Chemin de la Côte-des-Neiges
(514) 733-1478 ext. 0
Session: April 4th to June 15th  2022
Schedule: Mon 1.30pm-2.30pm,  Wed 1.30pm-3pm
Registrations : Starting March 15 at 12pm
(Section “hiver” on Amilia.com)

Additional information:
Philippe Briand, kinesiologist
CIUSSS du Centre-Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal
(514) 273-3800 ext. 6518

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