Record #: MID0116
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2024
Last Full Update: 04 Aug 2023


Description (Service) Nordic Pole Walking is an alternative to regular walking and provides increased health benefits such as increased cardiovascular health and improved strength, posture, balance, and mobility
  • burn 20-45% more calories
  • decreased pressure on hips, knees and ankles.

Program brings people together with an instructor once a week during spring summer and fall to walk various trails in the local community and surrounding areas.

Spare sets of Nordic poles are available for usage by those who do not own their own.

Service Details

Hours Pole Walking occurs every Wed from 11 am-12 noon.
Program runs Apr-Oct. It's simply a drop-in, no registration required.
Areas Served Christian Island ; Midland ; Penetanguishene ; Tay ; Tiny
Eligibility Adults seeking improvement to their physical health.
Application Call or go to website to register.
Languages English; French - Reception, Website, Programs, by request
Fees None

Address and Location

Site Location Locations of the walks are: Little Lake Park in Midland, Rotary Park in Penetanguishene and Midland Town Dock.
Located In Community Midland
Address & Map
287 Bayshore Dr
2nd Floor
Midland, ON
Canada L4R 0H1
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-527-4154 ; 1-855-527-4154, Toll Free
Fax 705-527-2870
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Primary Contact Renee Scruton, Physiotherapist; Phone: 705-527-4154 ext 249; Email:
Mailing Address 287 Bayshore Dr 
2nd Floor 
Midland, ON 
Canada L4R 0H1

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