Programs and Services

Community Recreation and Wellness Programs - AB & NWT Division

  • Health and Wellness
  • Social Gatherings & Recreation
  • Information Services

The following organizations offer adapted programming and/or specialized programs for persons living with MS. Please contact one of the providers listed below for program details.
Please note: Dates and times are subject to change.

If you are a person living with MS, we would like to hear from you about your community recreation and wellness experiences whether through one of the organizations below or a self-identified program. Your thoughts and experiences are important in helping us strengthen community opportunities and identifing new potential programs. Please contact us at 1-800-268-7582 or email info.alberta@mssociety.ca to share your experiences.

If you are a recreation provider who would like to request to add a program or who would like more information about running a program for people with MS, please contact the MS Society, Alberta & Northwest Territories Division at info.alberta@mssociety.ca or at 1-800-268-7582.

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Prescription to Get Active-Prescription to Get Active (RxTGA) is an exciting integrated partnership between family doctors, other health care providers (Primary Care Networks - PCNs), and recreation organizations. To receive a Prescription to Get Active, talk to your family doctor or primary care health care team member. They will assess your health needs. Staff at participating facilities then support you by providing certain services when you bring a prescription to them. It might be a tour, some free access passes, or a free month of access to their facility.
Website: Prescription To Get Active

YMCA Bridge to Wellness- Bridge to Wellness is a YMCA program designed to help participants get started in a regular fitness program, develop social contacts, and increase their general knowledge of health. Led by experienced staff, Bridge to Wellness combines activities to improve participants’ balance, endurance, mobility, strength and confidence.
Website: YMCA Northern Alberta

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