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Free Exercise Resources

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Free Exercise Resources

Note: Consult your doctor before starting an exercise program, especially if you have a pre-existing condition.

Go4Life – National Institute on Aging (US)


Youtube videos

Information and resources

Youtube searches

You can search an infinite amount of terms for different types of activities and exercises:

Aerobics class, body weight exercises, yoga, pilates, low-impact aerobics, core exercises without equipment

Look at the length of the videos to find one that fits your schedule (e.g. 10 minutes, 20 minutes, 60 minutes). If you sign up for an account, you can save your favourite videos to do again another day.


There are also low-cost Seniors groups/clubs in Peterborough City and County that may include exercise or recreation activities as part of their program.  

In the city, Activity Haven Senior Centre, Mapleridge Senior Citizens Recreation Centre and McDonnel Street Activity Centre (705-874-1301) offer various types of physical activity programs included in their membership, or for a low drop-in cost without a membership.


Contact the city or your municipal office to inquire

City Hall 705-742-7777 ext. 0, Recreation Division ext. 1873

Selwyn 705-292-9507, Recreation department ext. 243

Douro Dummer 705-652-8392

Cavan Monaghan 705-932-2929

Otonabee-South Monaghan 705-295-6852

Trent Lakes 705-738-3800

North Kawartha 705-656-4445

Asphodel-Norwood 705-639-5343

Havelock Belmont Methuen 705-778-2308 Ext 221

Last modified on Feb 06, 2015