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Well on the Web is an extension of the programs available in the Wellspring Centres across the country, enabling those who live far from a physical centres, or those not well enough to leave their homes, with access to Wellspring’s special brand of care and support.

Cancer Exercise

Please Note: Cancer Exercise sessions have been suspended until further notice. Members currently participating in the program will NOT lose their sessions. They will be rescheduled at a later date. Thank you for understanding.

Please note that you are unable to register online for Cancer Exercise because each participant has their own unique start and end date. Complete the steps below (Physician’s Consent Form and Assessment Request Form) and Wellspring will be in touch with you shortly thereafter to plan your Cancer Exercise program. 

The 20-week Cancer Exercise program is open to people during any stage of their cancer journey. Under the supervision of an experienced cancer exercise leader, members receive an individual assessment, personalized exercise plan and an opportunity to exercise with other cancer patients. The focus of the program is to improve flexibility, strength and cardiovascular endurance. The program is safe for cancer patients who are in-treatment and may be experiencing side effects.

The Exercise program includes:

  • Individual assessment
  • Individualized exercise plan
  • Supervised group exercise classes twice per week for 20 weeks (40 sessions)
  • Transition plan to independent exercise

Cancer Exercise classes run year round in each centre.

Follow the steps below to register for Cancer Exercise:

Two easy steps to register for Cancer Exercise;

1. For added safety and to ensure all health concerns are known, a physician’s consent is required. Please print the form below and have your physician sign it prior to your first visit.

web-icon-pdfPhysician Consent Form

2. Email this Cancer Exercise Assessment Request Form to request a time and date for your individual assessment. Wellspring will then follow up with you to set a time to meet with you and to answer any questions you may have.




Registration and home practice required

Registered Programs with Home Practice: A commitment to attend all session is required, as is a commitment to home practice.

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