Recreation and Travel

FITNESS

MacWheelers Exercise Program for Adults with Spinal Cord Injury

Ivor Wynne Centre, East Wing (in the McMaster Physical Activity Centre of Excellence, Room E104)

1280 Main St W, Rm A204 Hamilton, ON L8S 4L8

(905) 525 9140 ext. 27223

pacesm@mcmaster.ca 

pace.mcmaster.ca/programs/macwheelers

Details: Accessible gym with student helpers to work with you while you exercise and set up workouts.  Open Mon-Thurs set hours (see website for more information).

Better With Fitness

79 Benton St, Kitchener, ON N2G 3H3

(519) 998-3024

betterwithfitness@gmail.com

betterwithfitness.com

Details: Seniors fitness and wellness programs. 

YMCA - AR Kaufman Family YMCA

333 Carwood Avenue, Kitchener, ON N2G 3C5

(519) 743-5201 

www.ymcacambridgekw.ca/en/health-fitness-aquatics/A-R-Kaufman-Family-YMCA-Kitchener.asp

Details: Fitness centre, group classes, pool

YMCA - Chaplin Family YMCA

250 Hespeler Road, Cambridge, ON N1R 3H3

(519) 623-9622 

www.ymcacambridgekw.ca/en/health-fitness-aquatics/Chaplin-Family-YMCA-Cambridge.asp

Details: Fitness centre, group classes, pool

YMCA - Stork Family YMCA

500 Fischer-Hallman Road N. Waterloo, ON N2L 0B1

(519) 725-8783 

www.ymcacambridgekw.ca/en/health-fitness-aquatics/Stork-Family-YMCA-Waterloo.asp

Details: Fitness centre, group classes, pool

Canadian Therapeutic Riding Association

(519) 767-0700 | 519-837-0558

ctra@golden.net

www.cantra.ca 

Details: Promotes challenge, achievement and empowerment for children and adults with disabilities through interaction with horses.

Community Support Connections Gentle Exercise Program 

61 Woolwich St. N. P.O. Box 29, Breslau, ON N0B 1M0 

(519) 772-8787

Program Contacts:

Leigh Bouchard: leighb@cscmow.org

Caitlen Poth: caitlinp@cscmow.org

communitysupportconnections.org/exercise

Details: Click on one of the two links at the bottom of the webpage and one of the staff Kinesiologists will schedule a time to chat about the program via Zoom.

Parkwood Home Health & Wellness 

726 New Hampshire St., Waterloo ON N2K 4M1

(519) 885-4810

office@parkwoodmh.com

parkwoodmh.com/services/health-and-wellness-centre

Details: 55+ fitness program

City of Waterloo Programs

Adult Recreational Centre: 185 King St S, Waterloo, ON N2J 1P7

519-579-1020

Wing 404: 510 Dutton Dr, Waterloo, ON N2L 4C6 

519-884-1272

Program Registration Customer service: 519-888-6356 

airmail@404wing.ca  

https://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/activewaterloo/Home?_ga=2.43441253.139236831.1597771709-977982618.1594224298

Details: This link is for Active Waterloo where users can find both paid and drop in programs hosted by either (ARC) or Wing 404.

LEISURE

Via Rail  

https://www.viarail.ca/en/travel-info/accessibility  

Air Canada  

www.aircanada.com/ca/en/aco/home/plan/accessibility.html

AirBnB  

www.airbnb.ca/d/accessibility

 Details: Some accessible accommodations available worldwide. 

VRBO  

www.vrbo.com/en-ca

Details: Some accessible accommodations available worldwide.

Camping  

www.ontarioparks.com/parksblog/barrier-free-camping

Details: Barrier free camping in Ontario.

Access to Entertainment Card  

access2card.ca

Details: Allows for free or discounted rate of admission for support people to certain venues.

TRANSPORTATION

GRT Mobility Plus

105 King St E, Kitchener, ON N2G 2K8 

519-744-2241 

www.grt.ca/en/rider-information/using-specialized-services.aspx

Application form: https://forms.grt.ca/GRT-MobilityPLUS-Application

United Taxi

519-888-9999 

www.unitedtaxi.ca

Kitchener

Details: Five (5) wheelchair accessible vans in fleet.

Golden Triangle Taxi

519-621-1211 

www.goldentriangletaxi.com

Cambridge 

Details: Wheelchair accessible vans available. 

ViaRail  

www.viarail.ca/en/travel-info/accessibility

Details: Train travel. Accessible train cars, attendants travel free.  

Air Canada  

www.aircanada.com/ca/en/aco/home/plan/accessibility.html

WestJet

1-888-937-8538

disabilityassistance@westjet.com

www.westjet.com/en-ca/travel-info/special-needs/index

SilverCross Automotive 

silvercrossauto.com

Details: Wheelchair accessible vehicles, mobility adaptations, driving aids

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