Alberta Cancer Exercise (ACE)
The primary goal of ACE is to assist individuals who are currently receiving cancer treatment, or who have completed treatment within the last three years, adopt an active lifestyle.
Participation includes a 12 week exercise program of Transition and 12 weeks of Maintenance along with 4 study assessments over the first year and a follow-up questionnaire annually for five years. Participants take part in a combination of aerobic, resistance, balance and flexibility exercises which are designed to be incorporated into a sustained program of exercise and healthful activity.
Delivered in a circuit format or a personal training format on Tuesdays all day, Thursdays all day, and Friday mornings. The Alberta Cancer Exercise program is a well-received program with members saying they have had considerable benefit in the improvement of their fitness and wellbeing.
A CSEP-CEP with cancer-specific experience and training will assess participants to determine fitness, muscular strength, flexibility, balance and body composition. The results of this assessment will be used to design an exercise program that is specific to each participant’s fitness level and individual goals.
For details on registration call (780)492-6007 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call Wellspring Edmonton for further information: (780)758-4433.
Please note, our programs are designed for adults only.
The Alberta Cancer Exercise Program continues to be offered virtually through a secure zoom platform during COVID-19. Morning, afternoon and evening class options are available. A trained ACE exercise specialist leads the class and sessions are supervised by ACE staff. Assistance is provided, as needed for technology and room set up.
For those who would like assistance and support to exercise during COVID-19, but have already taken part in ACE – feel free to contact us about other studies and opportunities that we are currently offering to support survivors to exercise during COVID-19.
Contact: Phone 780-492-6007 or by email email@example.com
Registration or Appointment Required: This program requires a commitment to attend all sessions.