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MacWheelers Exercise Program for Adults with Spinal Cord Injury

MacWheelers is an adapted exercise and wellness program for participants living with spinal cord injuries. The program provides participants with individualized exercise programs and one-on-one assistance from trained student volunteers. Before joining the program, a detailed intake assessment is performed by a Registered Physiotherapist at the Centre to ensure safe and effective outcomes.

MacWheelers Exercise Program for Adults with Spinal Cord Injury

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How to Join Download Referral Form

To join our program, please have your physician complete and fax a referral form to 905-525-7629. Please note the program currently serves only participants who have sustained a spinal cord injury.

We are currently working to admit new members from our wait-list as quickly as possible. Thank you for your patience.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Adults (18+) with a diagnosis of a spinal cord injury
  • Medical clearance to exercise (completed physician referral form)
  • Participants must be able to toilet independently or be accompanied by a PSW/caregiver who will provide assistance

Program Fees

Initial Physiotherapy Assessment (Reimbursable by extended heath plans that cover physiotherapy):

This appointment is billed based on a 90-minute session and includes a comprehensive physiotherapy assessment and medical history screening which will be used to create your individualized exercise prescription. The cost will be reduced if the entire duration is not needed.

90-minute assessment: $180

75-minute assessment: $150

60-minute assessment: $120

Payments can be made by Visa, Mastercard or Debit.

**No shows and cancellations within 48 hours are subject to a $30 charge**

Membership Options:

Basic Membership includes two (2) scheduled exercise sessions per week, an individualized exercise program, and volunteer assistance.

$65/month (1-month commitment)
$60/month – $360 total (6-month commitment)
$55/month – $660 total (12-month commitment)

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Three (3) sessions per week:

$90/month – $540 total (6-month commitment)$82.50/month – $990 total (12-month commitment)Four (4) sessions per week:

$120/month – $720 total (6-month commitment)$110/month – $1,320 total (12-month commitment)*Space is limited. Please check session availability with the PACE reception desk. The minimum commitment for this optional membership is 6 months.

Parking: $20/month. Fully accessible lots are located in front of the Ivor Wynne Centre.

Modality Appointments:

    • Modalities are training sessions using our exercise rehabilitation technology (LokomatZeroG, Body Weight Support Treadmills)”
    • Appointments can be scheduled with a Registered Physiotherapist or Registered Kinesiologist at the PACE Reception Desk.

Modality Package: 5 sessions for $375. Sessions can be booked for LokomatZeroG, or Body Weight Support Treadmills for up to 60 mins each. This package is only available for active PACE members. 


PACE Reimbursement Policy: Our standard reimbursement policy is to credit membership and parking fees when a participant has been absent from PACE for a minimum of one month. These fees are credited as an extension of the participant’s respective accounts. Alternatively, if a participant chooses to leave the program, a refund is issued for any unused services of one month or more.