Live your best life!
Welcome to Parkwood’s Health and Wellness Centre. You don’t have to be a resident to become a member!
Our vibrant community is designed to enrich and enhance the lives of older adults 55+ from Kitchener-Waterloo and surrounding area. Parkwood offers an exceptional range of services and amenities where you can pursue your passion or discover a new one.
Whether you’re looking for recreation or fitness, social connection or entertainment, at Parkwood’s Health and Wellness Centre there is something for everyone, including a warm water therapy pool, fitness and recreation area, arts and crafts programs, education sessions, special events, several meeting rooms, technology programs, virtual programs and more.
We invite you to explore our extensive range of services, programs and amenities:
There are many ways to enjoy our vibrant campus. If you like to socialize, join in the hymn sing, enjoy a craft or share a meal in our dining room.
If you prefer volunteering, you will soon find yourself appreciated by residents and visitors. There are many opportunities to explore. Training and staff support are available.
Warm Water Therapy Pool
Step into the 92-degree water and feel energized. Whether you’re an avid swimmer or looking for a fun fitness activity, Parkwood has a pool program for you. You don’t need to know how to swim to participate.
We know that swimming is great exercise. Aquatic exercise and fitness can also help to maintain mobility and flexibility or develop pre/post-operative strength.
Our completely refurbished saltwater pool is maintained at a comfortable 92 degrees Fahrenheit (33 degrees Celsius). The 4 ft. deep pool is accessible, with a lift, hand rails and wide steps. It is ideal for enjoying small aquafit classes run by qualified staff. A pool calendar is available monthly on site or on the website calendar link.
The fitness room is open 7 days a week, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Our equipment includes:
- Hydraulic weight machines
- Tread mills
- Nu step machine
The fitness room has supervised hours that vary monthly.
Open to Community Older Adults 55+
As part of Parkwood’s commitment to build a community for all and to support active and healthy living, we invite community members to enjoy our Health and Wellness Centre through our Community Membership program.
Your membership includes:
- Unlimited access to the fitness area 7 days a week
- Participation in aqua fit and leisure swims in a heated saltwater pool
- Access to a change room equipped with showers and lockers
Contact Director of Programs 519-885-4810 ext. 339 for more information.