Diabetes Group Fitness Class

Do you currently have type 2 diabetes? If so, did you know you are eligible for up to eight group exercise physiology sessions per calendar year?

The Exercise Physiologists at Marion Leisure and Fitness Centre are starting diabetes group classes under the Medicare system. These sessions come gap-free to the client and include an individualised exercise program set out by an exercise physiologist tailored to your needs and eight supervised group classes with education provided throughout to allow better management of your diabetes as well as your overall wellbeing.

Sessions: Enquire for current session times.

Want to learn more or book a class? Register your interest with our exercise physiologist, or contact your GP today!

Parkinson's Group Class

A group exercise class for people with Parkinson’s disease to help them manage their condition. It is a higher intensity class involving boxing and faster movements.

Sessions: Fridays 9am - 10am

All participants will require an assessment prior to classes.

Want to learn more or book a class? Register your interest with our exercise physiologist, or contact your GP today!

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Phase III cardiac rehab is an important next step to help you maintain your healthy lifestyle changes after a heart event. This class is open to anyone who has had, or is at risk of having, a heart event or condition such as a heart attack or atrial fibrillation.

Sessions: Available weekdays 8am - 4pm
Session size: Up to 8 people
Cost: $16
Book: Call 0419 337 587 or email alliedhealth.marion@ymcasa.org.au

Medicare, DVA, NDIS and Private Health Insurance funding are all accepted.

Who is cardiac rehab for?

Cardiac rehab is for those who have had and are looking for rehabilitation post event or surgery. Or for those with other diseases that may put one at risk of having a heart event

Aims and benefits of exercise based cardiac rehab:

  • Facilitate a shorter period of recovery after an acute cardiac event
  • Prevent further narrowing of blood vessels
  • Help deliver blood to the heart
  • Help heart maintain a normal rhythm
  • Reduce risk of hospital readmission and reoccurring heart events
  • Improve cardiac health including blood pressure and angina
  • Reduce presence of comorbidities and associated heart risk factors
  • Improve wellbeing and health related quality of life
  • Increase your ability to be physically active
  • Reduce anxiety and depression
  • Improve wellbeing and health related quality of life
  • Increase your social support being around other people in similar situations