Viactive is designed to get seniors moving more often.
The MONTÉRÉGIE VIACTIVE program:
– People age 65 and older who are part of a
seniors group or who live in a private residence and
want to be more active
– Seniors organizations and private residences that want to
offer the program
Services for seniors organizations:
– Training for volunteers, healthcare professionals, and
recreational staff to lead exercise groups
– Advice on physical activity
– Tools for safe physical
– Talk offered in some areas
TRAINING WORKSHOPS AVAILABLE
Who are they for?
These training workshops are aimed at
volunteers, healthcare professionals, and recreational staff who
work with seniors.
What are they about?
– Basic 2-day training course for
leaders starting the VIACTIVE program (the double
action kit is used here).
– Development classes for leaders who already
offer the basic VIACTIVE program but want some new routines
for their group (weight training routines,
inspirational routines, etc.).
Who gives them?
The training workshops are given by kinesiologists
(university-trained physical activity specialists)
who focus on senior clients, called
“VIACTIVE consultants.” An agreement with FADOQ Rive-Sud-Suroît
covers much of the
How much does it cost?
The workshops, reference materials, and
promotional materials are all free. There may be a cost for certain
When and where?
VIACTIVE consultants set the training dates and times
based on the availability of interested groups and
the number of participants who register (minimum 10).
Who to contact?
For more information on the VIACTIVE program,