Events

Community Events

Apr 27 : Plalking Club

Join us for a cleanup with the Plalking Club!

The Centre is pleased to be launching the Plalking Club in partnership with Take Pride Winnipeg. The Club is a great opportunity for people to exercise, socialize, and help make our community a beautiful place to live.

The next clean up will take place on Saturday April 27, from 10 am to noon. If you would like to participate, please meet Co-op Gas Bar, 50 Centre St. (Bridgwater).

The Plalking Club is a great program for people of all ages and abilities. Walking is good exercise, and by adding the extra element of picking up litter while walking–or PLALKING–you can further improve your cardiovascular health.

Click here for more info. Sign up at the Reception Desk.

Apr 29 : Easing Seasonal Allergies

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Chris Mendoza BSc (Gen), BSc (Pharm), CDE, Pharmacist at Prairie Health Apothecary

We will discuss ways to help you manage seasonal allergies through medicinal and non-medicinal methods.

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May 1 : Cure Your Back Pain

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Amandev Dhesi, Reh-Fit Physiotherapist Consultant

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May 3 : Stay On Your Feet: Improve Your Balance

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Jen McLaren, Reh-Fit Fitness Professional

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May 4 : Plalking Club

Join us for a cleanup with the Plalking Club!

The Centre is pleased to be launching the Plalking Club in partnership with Take Pride Winnipeg. The Club is a great opportunity for people to exercise, socialize, and help make our community a beautiful place to live.

The next clean up will take place on Saturday May 4, from 10 am to noon. If you would like to participate, please meet on Burrows at Main.

The Plalking Club is a great program for people of all ages and abilities. Walking is good exercise, and by adding the extra element of picking up litter while walking–or PLALKING–you can further improve your cardiovascular health.

Click here for more info. Sign up at the Reception Desk.

May 6 : Heart Failure: What It Is And How To Prevent It

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Gord Fogg, Reh-Fit Fitness Professional

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May 7 : Live Healthy Speaker Series

Sleep: What You Need to Know

Speaker: Dr. Magdy Younes, MD PhD

Magdy Younes is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of Manitoba. He established the sleep laboratory at the Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg in 1991, directing it for ten years. Dr. Younes remains very active in sleep research and technological innovation, with his work leading to breakthrough discoveries and new inventions for assessing sleep depth and quality. He lives in Winnipeg.

This presentation will provide a general overview of sleep, including guidance on how to improve it, information on different sleep disorders, how to know when you might need medical intervention, and what the available treatment options are. It will also describe why it’s important to get a good night’s sleep and how it can improve your quality of life.

Register by email: events@reh-fit.com

 

May 8 : Mature Driver Course

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Safety Services Manitoba Instructor

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May 10 : Anatomy And Physiology Of The Cardiovascular System

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Jean Paul Normandin, Reh-Fit Nurse

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May 13 : Hearing Health Check

Included with Membership

Do you constantly feel people are mumbling or not speaking loud enough? Come get your hearing checked!

Appointments are 15 minutes long and can be booked at the Reception Desk.

May 13 : Tick Talk

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Chris Mendoza BSc (Gen), BSc (Pharm), CDE, Pharmacist at Prairie Health Apothecary

As we come out of winter hibernation, so do the little eight-legged pests. We will provide information on how to best prepare ourselves against ticks and Lyme disease.

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May 14 : Cooking Demo: Cooking For 1 Or 2 People

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Tenille Sonnichsen, Michelle Leaf, Reh-Fit Dietitian

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May 21 : Pre- And Post Op Management Of Total Hip And Knee Replacements

Included with Membership
Non-members: Complimentary
Presenter(s): Jasmine Thorsteinson, Reh-Fit Physiotherapist

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May 21 : Introduction To Mindfulness

Members: $40
Non-members: $55
Presenter(s): Kim Dorge, Reh-Fit Nurse

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May 27 : Badminton For Beginners

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Kailey Evans, Reh-Fit Fitness Professional

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May 27 : 21 Day Sugar Cleanse

Can’t seem to satisfy your sweet tooth? Do you experience cravings, headaches, joint pain, fatigue or have difficulty losing weight? You are not alone. Packaged convenience foods like granola bars, canned soups, condiments, breakfast cereals and protein powders are packed with hidden sugars. The sugar epidemic has put North Americans in a state of chronic pain, anxiety and obesity which is not very… convenient!

Ready to make a change? Join us for a 21-day sugar cleanse and start looking and feeling your best! You will be glad you did.

Mondays
May 27
June 3
June 10
June 17
6:30 – 7:30 pm
Presenter: Leanne Florence, ND
Members: $40
Non-members: 55

  • Week 1 – Purging Your Kitchen – Discussion on how to prepare for the cleanse, review of macronutrients, alternative names for sugars, the inflammatory effects of sugar and it’s effect on our liver and our waistline.
  • Week 2 – Grocery Store Tour – Reviewing labels to reveal hidden sugars and preservatives, discussion on choosing healthier meats, eggs, dairy and dairy substitutes, discussion on buying organic vs. conventional produce.
  • Week 3 – The Great Fat Debate – The scoop on different protein powders, smoothies and juicing. Discussion on the importance of healthy fats, including our intake of omega-3 vs. omega-6 and saturated vs. unsaturated fats.
  • Week 4 – Why We Are Hooked – The effect of sugar and sugar substitutes on our hormones and neurotransmitters, review of participant’s experiences throughout the program. Discussion on how to break the cleanse and implement sustainable lifestyle healthy changes.
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May 28 : Grocery Store Tour

(Sobeys Taylor)
Meet At Sobeys On Taylor

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Tenille Sonnichsen, Reh-Fit Dietitian

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May 29 : Osteoporosis, Arthritis And Diabetes: Exercise Guidance

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Sam Higham, Reh-Fit Fitness Professional

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May 29 : Grocery Store Tour

(Sobeys Taylor)
Meet At Sobeys On Taylor

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Michelle Leaf, Reh-Fit Dietitian

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Jun 10 : Natural Products And Medications

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Chris Mendoza BSc (Gen), BSc (Pharm), CDE, Pharmacist at Prairie Health Apothecary

The use of natural products is on the rise but natural doesn’t always mean 100% safe. We will discuss the most common natural products and important interactions with medications and medical conditions.

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Jun 18 : Annual Reh-Fit Charity Golf Tournament

Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Bel Acres Golf & Country Club
11:00 am Registration and Lunch
Noon Tee Off
6:00 pm Dinner

EVERYONE WELCOME!
Golfer Registration $140 (includes entry to golf contests)
Dinner only tickets available for $50
Open to all members and guests. Register today as an individual, couple, or foursome and enjoy:

  • 18 holes of golf with power cart
  • Entry to contests
  • Complimentary lunch
  • One complimentary beverage on course
  • Dinner (includes dessert and glass of wine)
  • Prizes

Proceeds to help support Reh-Fit programs and services.
Contact the Foundation Office at 204-488-9325 for registration and sponsorship opportunities.

Jun 18 : Pre- And Post Op Management Of Total Hip And Knee Replacements

Included with Membership
Non-members: Complimentary
Presenter(s): Jasmine Thorsteinson, Reh-Fit Physiotherapist

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Jun 18 : Mindfulness & Yoga For Sleep

Members: $40
Non-members: $55
Presenter(s): Kim Dorge, Reh-Fit Nurse

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Jul 1 : Holiday Hours - Canada Day

The Reh-Fit will be closed for Canada Day on Monday, July 1.

Jul 16 : Myofacial Release 101: Foam Rolling And More!

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Kailey Evans, Reh-Fit Fitness Professional

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Jul 23 : Pre- And Post Op Management Of Total Hip And Knee Replacements

Included with Membership
Non-members: Complimentary
Presenter(s): Jasmine Thorsteinson, Reh-Fit Physiotherapist

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Aug 1 - Aug 5 : Reh-Fit Closure

The Reh-Fit will be closed from Thursday, August 1 to Monday, August 5 for our annual deep cleaning and maintenance.

Aug 20 : Pre- And Post Op Management Of Total Hip And Knee Replacements

Included with Membership
Non-members: Complimentary
Presenter(s): Jasmine Thorsteinson, Reh-Fit Physiotherapist

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