Free Exercise Program for Adults 65+

Better Strength, Better Balance! is a fall prevention exercise and education program for people aged 65+.

This is a beginner level program for those wishing to improve their strength and balance. Strong muscles, strong bones and better balance will make you more mobile and less likely to fall.  Better Strength, Better Balance! classes are unsuitable for people who are very active.

The program is offered in the winter, spring and fall

  • January 11 to April 1, 2016
  • April 4 to June 24, 2016
  • September 19 to December 9, 2016

First time participants can register for the next available session at any time.

Returning participants can register after these dates:

  • Spring 2016 registration begins February 29, 2016
  • Fall 2016 registration begins August 15, 2016

To register or for more information, please call Ottawa Public Health at 613-580-6744 (TTY: 613-580-9656) or visit