Aug 27, 2012
Residents of all ages are invited to a Healthy Active Living Fair where they can
join in new activities and learn from community experts how to make healthy active living an
important part of their lives.
Saturday, September 8, 2012
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Ward 4 Councillor Frank Dale will host Speakers Corner starting at 10:15
Mississauga Valley Community Centre
1275 Mississauga Valley Blvd.
City of Mississauga staff, community agencies, businesses and organizations will provide
information about the services they provide which contribute to healthy active living.
Residents will be able to enjoy the community centres improvements and participate in
activities in the new therapeutic pool.
* City services as well as fitness programs
* Mississauga Square One Older Adult Centre
* Alzheimer Society of Peel
* Osteoporosis Society of Canada
* St. Johns Ambulance
* Canadian Red Cross
* Stroke Breakers
* Benefits of Water Exercise
* Falls Prevention
* Enhancing Daily Life Through Modern Technology
* Taking Charge of Your Health
Free light refreshments courtesy of Councillor Dale.
Through its Strategic Plan and the Community Services Future Directions plan for
recreation services, the City of Mississauga is committed to increasing awareness about the
services, facilities and programs available to residents so that they may be healthy, active
and engaged in the community.
On June 30, 2012, the Terry Fox pool was re-opened following construction of the new
therapeutic pool and facility improvements. The new 1100 square foot, fully accessible, warm
water therapeutic pool will provide residents with access to programs in a safe and comfortable
environment. Activities in the therapeutic pool include learn-to-swim programs for all ages,
therapeutic programs to meet the needs of older adults and individuals in post rehabilitation
as well as anyone looking for a gentle and holistic exercise program.
As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 738,000 residents and 55,000 businesses,
including 63 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major divisional head offices.
A diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the shores of Lake Ontario in
the heart of the Greater Toronto Area, Mississauga is "Leading Today for Tomorrow" by
focussing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan, delivering value for money
and maintaining infrastructure.
Senior Communications Advisor, Community Services
Phone: 905-615-3200 x5051