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Interested in becoming a volunteer Exercise Leader for Older Adults (age 50+ years)?

Author: Anna Petrie

Posted on Apr 5, 2019

Category: News and Notices

Zoomers on the Go is a free, peer-led exercise program that is being delivered in Fredericton this spring, and will be offered again in September. We are recruiting for individuals who can volunteer their time to lead a 12-week exercise program in Fredericton, Harvey, Stanley, Nackawic, Millville, Oromoncto, Gagetown, or St. Stephen.

These are group exercise classes with about 20-25 participants. The classes involve a mixture of aerobic training, resistance exercises, balance activities, and flexility work. The only equipment you will use in your classes, all of which will be provided to you, are balls and resistance bands. We are flexible in the location where you deliver your classes. We take care of the recruitment and administrative work, all you would be responsible for is receiving your certification (becoming a Fitness New Brunswick Zoomers on the Go leader, and a Horizon Health Volunteer) and leading the exercise class. This exercise program is 12 weeks long, and classes are held twice a week (60-minute classes).

You will receive free Fitness New Brunswick training. The leader training will take place May 4-5, and May 25-26. (You must be available to attend all four sessions.) You must be age 50+ to be a leader.

If you are interested in helping others exercise, please contact Anna Petrie at cellab@unb.ca or call 506-458-7034.

Category: News and Notices

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Contact: Anna Petrie

Email Address: cellab@unb.ca