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Fitness

Learn basic skills and etiquette for fitness facilities, along with general gym safety

Age

Youth, Young Adult

Regions

Lower Mainland

Seasons

Fall, Winter, Spring

The Fitness program provides youth and adults with an introduction to learning cardio exercises, using free weights, and basic gym etiquette. Participants are also encouraged to build independence and fitness routines that can be maintained outside of the program.

Program Structure

Fitness lessons focus on aerobic endurance, strength, and flexibility, and will include individual, partner, and group exercise.

  • Each session consists of a 60 minute lesson, once per week, for multiple weeks.
  • Sessions take place three times a year: In the fall (mid-October to late November), winter (late January to early  March), and spring (mid-April to late May).
  • Each session consists of 4-8 participants who may be split into smaller groups.

Supports Provided

At Canucks Autism Network, we recognize that each individual with autism is unique. All individuals across the autism spectrum are welcome in our programs. We strive to meet the unique needs of each program participant through conversation and collaboration. Please do not hesitate to contact our Youth & Young Adult Program Coordinator at [email protected] with any questions.

Program Criteria

  • Ages 16+ (Must be of correct age when starting the program)
  • Have an autism diagnosis and an active CAN Membership
  • Individuals across the autism spectrum are welcome
  • Commitment to attend session on a weekly basis (See Attendance Policy)

Spring Registration is Closed

Please check canucksautism.ca/health for the most-up-to-date information regarding CAN programming.

Interested in Online Resources & Activities At Home? Check out our Virtual Team Meetings, Story Time Series, and more!