Description (Service)

SMART Program

  • offers exercise classes to community members 55+ who wish to improve their strength, balance and flexibility, regardless of current physical ability
  • program is available in many Retirement Homes, community locations as well as virtually across North Simcoe and Muskoka
  • program can be done standing, from a chair, or using an aide

SMART Healthy Aging Education Series

  • 12 session program available to individuals wishing to learn strategies to maintain independence and protect/promote their health
  • classes cover a variety of topics including bone health, nutrition, medication, home safety and brain health, among others

Falls Prevention
SMART Exercise classes are designed to increase strength and balance and reduce the risk of a fall

Service Details


Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm  

Exercise Classes:
Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm, up to 1 hour in duration, participants can choose to register for the class(es) of their choice

Areas Served Barrie ; Cookstown ; Innisfil ; Midhurst
Eligibility Residents of North Simcoe & Muskoka 55 yrs and older
  • Self-referral
  • Referral from family/caregiver, Home and Community Care program, physician, nurse practitioner, physiotherapist, Veterans Affairs Canada, hospital, other healthcare providers
Languages English ; American Sign Language (ASL) ; Most classes are offered in English. One class, in partnership with Deaf Access Simcoe Muskoka, is taught in ASL by volunteers.
Fees None - Sponsored by Ontario Health ; Classes are free for participants.

Address and Location

Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
14 Cedar Point Dr, Unit 1501
Barrie, ON
Canada L4N 5R7
Intersection Hwy 400 and Dunlop St w
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone Barrie SMART Program 705-737-5044 ext 221
Toll Free Phone Simcoe County 1-800-565-4145
Fax 705-737-1903
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Primary Contact Andrea Cameron, SMART Program Supervisor - Barrie; Phone: 705-737-5044 ext 221
Alternate Contact Lori Ververs, SMART & Healthy Aging Education Program Coordinator; Phone: 705-737-5044 ext 228

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