Fall prevention

Slipped, Tripped, or Fallen Recently?
Come join an exercise class to improve balance and strength!

  • 12-week progressive program designed to lower risk of falls.
  • Each class meets 1 hour, two times per week.
  • Exercises focus on lower extremity strength, standing static and dynamic balance and gait enhancement.
  • Recommended for people who have fallen
  • Exercise led by well-qualified certified fitness professionals
  • 3 cohorts per year starting January, May, and September

Requirements:

Must pass an in-person screening prior to enrollment in the Fall Prevention program (to ensure safety and appropriateness)

Cohorts 2020
Winter/Spring

30th Street
Monday and Thursday, 12:00-1:00 pm
January 23rd to April 9th

Wednesday and Friday, 1:30-2:30 pm
January 22nd to April 10th

Screening Date:  1/14/20

Aquatic Park
Monday and Wednesday, 1:30 to 2:30 pm
January 22nd to April 8th

Screening Date: 1/13/20

ENROLLMENT LOCATION AND CONTACT INFO:

30th Street Senior Center
225 30th Street, San Francisco, CA 94131

San Francisco Senior Center – Aquatic Park
890 Beach St, San Francisco, CA 94109 Contacts:
Dr. Christian J. Thompson, (415) 422-5270, cjthompson@usfca.edu

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