Older Adults 65+

1man-fishOlder Adults 65+ should accumulate at least 150 minutes of moderate to vigorous intensity aerobic physical activity per week in bouts of 10 minutes or more.  This would include muscle and bone strengthening activities at least twice a week as well as activities that enhance balance and prevent falls.:

Here are some activities you can do with older adults 65+:

FLOOR SHUFFLEBOARD

WASHER TOSS

PICKLEBALL

Other Resources

Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines Poster

Older Adult Poster

Small Ball Exercises For Strength and Stability

Finding Balance

If you have some new activities that you think will fit older adults 65+ please contact Carla Sullivan at (709) 729-0569 or email physicalactivity@recreationnl.com