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FAQ

Q: What do we do at MacWarriors?

A: MacWarriors offers both physiotherapy services and supervised exercise sessions for cancer survivors. Prior to joining the group exercise sessions, a detailed intake assessment is performed by a Registered Physiotherapist to ensure safe and effective outcomes. Exercise prescriptions are then individualized based on each survivor’s diagnosis, treatment, and recovery status. Our physiotherapy service options also include individual treatment sessions, manual therapy, and exercise consultations.

Q: How do I Join?

A: Patients are referred to our program by a physician, who must complete a referral form. 

Q: Can my partner/spouse be involved?

A: We encourage partners/spouses to participate in all aspects of the program with physician approval.

Q: What kinds of costs are associated with joining MacWarriors?

A: Cost of membership is contingent upon which services you wish to utilize. Visit the community program page for more information.

Q: Where are we located?

A: We are located in Physical Activity Centre of Excellence in the Ivor Wynne Centre at McMaster University, A114


For more information or to contact Angelica from MacWarriors please complete the form below.

FAQ

Q: What do we do at MacCardiac?

A: Our program offers safe and appropriate exercise programs for patients with heart disease. Our supervised exercise sessions are designed to meet the individual needs and fitness levels of each patient.

Q: How’d we get started?

A: The cardiac rehabilitation group has been meeting at the University for more than 40 years, and currently has 300 members. Over the years, over 5000 patients have gone through our program.

Q: How do I Join?

A: Patients are referred to our program by their cardiologist, or prior cardiac rehabilitation program. An exercise stress test is used to prescribe individualized exercise programs, and the test is repeated annually to monitor progress and to evaluate clinical status.

Q: Can my partner/spouse be involved?

A: We encourage partners/spouses to participate in all aspects of the program with physician approval.

Q: What kinds of costs are associated with joining MacCardiac?

A: Cost of membership is contingent upon which services you wish to utilize. Visit the community program page for more information.

Q: Where are we located?

A: We are located in Physical Activity Centre of Excellence in the Ivor Wynne Centre at McMaster University, A114


For more information or to contact Sharlene from MacCardiac please complete the form below.

FAQ

Q: What do we do at MacSeniors?

A: MacSeniors is an exercise and wellness program, offering a supervised regimen of aerobic and resistance training for individuals 55 years of age and older. Personalized programs are designed using our specialized exercise equipment based on the needs and fitness levels of each individual.

Q: How do I Join?

A: Patients are referred to our program by a physician, who must complete a referral form.

Q: What kinds of costs are associated with joining MacSeniors?

A: Cost of membership is contingent upon which services you wish to utilize. Visit the community program page for more information.

Q: Where are we located?

A: We are located in Physical Activity Centre of Excellence in the Ivor Wynne Centre at McMaster University, A114


For more information or to contact Sharlene from MacSeniors please complete the form below.

FAQ

Q: What do we do at MacWheelers?

A: MacWheelers is an adapted exercise and wellness program, providing inclusive and accessible opportunities for those living with spinal cord injuries to engage in regular community fitness programming. We offer one-on-one assistance from a student volunteer to assist participants in carrying out their exercise programs on our innovative adaptive equipment.

Q: How do I Join?

A: Patients are referred to our program by a physician, who must complete a referral form.

Q: What kinds of costs are associated with joining MacWheelers?

A: Cost of membership is contingent upon which services you wish to utilize. Visit the community program page for more information.

Q: Where are we located?

A: We are located in Physical Activity Centre of Excellence in the Ivor Wynne Centre at McMaster University, E104


For more information or to contact Sharlene from MacWheelers please complete the form below.

FAQ

Q: What do we do at MSFITT?

A: MSFITT is a community-based exercise program for people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). MSFITT is modeled after the evidence-based physical activity guidelines for people with MS. Participants are prescribed individual exercise programs that follow the physical activity guidelines for people with MS.

Q: How do I Join?

A: Patients are referred to our program by a physician, who must complete a referral form.

Q: What kinds of costs are associated with joining MSFITT?

A: Cost of membership is contingent upon which services you wish to utilize. Visit the community program page for more information.

Q: Where are we located?

A: We are located in Physical Activity Centre of Excellence in the Ivor Wynne Centre at McMaster University, E104


For more information or to contact Sharlene from MSFITT please complete the form below.


Directions

Getting onto McMaster University Campus:

From Dundas/Ancaster

  • Travel East on Main Street West until you come to the traffic lights at Emerson St., turn left.  Staying in the right lane, follow the street around in front of the university hospital. This turns into Forsyth Ave. Proceed on Forsyth until you reach Sterling St. Turn left at the stop sign onto the McMaster campus.

From the East

  • Take Highway 403 to the Highway 8 Main Street West exit.  At the top of the ramp, there will be a set of traffic lights, turn left and take an immediate right onto Newton Avenue. Continue on Newton Ave. to King St. Go through the lights at King St. and you will now be on Sterling St. Proceed along Sterling to the McMaster Campus.

From the West

  • Take highway 403 to the Aberdeen Street exit. At the top of the ramp there will be a set of traffic lights, turn left at these onto Longwood. Continue on Longwood through the first major intersection and when you come to the second intersection (King St.) turn left. Follow King St. and go to the second traffic light and turn right. You will now be on Sterling St. Proceed along Sterling to the McMaster Campus.

Once on campus:

  • Turn right at the parking kiosk and immediately make another quick right (Stearn Drive)
  • Follow the road around the bend
  • Park in lot C, D, E or Stadium Underground Parking.
  • The Ivor Wynne Centre is the stone building in front of lot D, attached to the David Braley Athletic Centre.

Once in the Ivor Wynne Centre:

  • The McMaster Physical Activity Centre of Excellence is on the same level you enter.
  • From the front door, walk through the open corridor (staying to the left) and continue down a long hallway
  • Just prior to the hall ending, turn right (there are graduation pictures on the wall)
  • The McMaster Physical Activity Centre of Excellence is at the end of this hall (blue doors)

Ivor Wynne Centre McMaster University
1280 Main St W, Rm A204
Hamilton, ON L8S 4L8

Telephone: 905-525-9140 ext 24877

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