Oakville Strokers

Record #: MHH0381
Last Full Update: 16 Oct 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-842-8791
Website www.oakvillestrokers.ca
Social Media YouTube YouTube
Primary Contact Anne-Marie Hurley, Registrar; Phone: 416-895-4108; Email: HurleyAM22@gmail.com
Alternate Contact Pauline Huddlestone, Volunteer Representative; Phone: 905-257-1829; Email: pchuddlstone@aol.com
Contact Form oakvillestrokers.ca/contact-information/

Agency Information

Description (Agency)

A volunteer-based registered charity providing a program of recreation, socialization and aquatic exercise for stroke survivors

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1995
Primary Executive Diana Berriman, Program Director; Email: berrimandiana@gmail.com
Alternate Executive Cameron Grout, Treasurer; Phone: 905-849-8644; Email: Camerongrout@sympatico.ca
Funding Donations * Private foundations

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Ten weeks sessions in the winter, spring and fall * offered in close cooperation with the Department of Recreation and Culture of the Town of Oakville, and the Rehabilitation Department of OTMH * designed to help survivors overcome the aftermath of a stroke by revitalizing their sense of independence, mobility and overall well-being * participants and volunteers meet at Glen Abbey Community Centre on a Friday, between 9:30am and 2pm * participants are responsible for their own transportation * transportation can also be arranged by contacting care-A-Van at 905-337-9222

Activities include:

  • pool activities (light aquatic and seated exercise with the assistance of pool volunteers for survivors of stroke)
  • card and Wii games
  • stretching exercises
  • arts and crafts
  • other leisure activities and social times
  • special presentations
  • annual Christmas luncheon and outings including bowling, pub lunches and theatre shows

Fri 9:30am-2pm with a one hour pool session 11am-12noon

Areas Served Oakville
Eligibility Stroke survivors over 21 years of age with physician's consent
* must be able to perform basic self care needs alone (or with minimal assistance)
* must provide own transportation

Contact for information

Languages English
Fees Nominal fee for each 10 week session

Site Information

Site Location Oakville (Glen Abbey)
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
1415 Third Line
Oakville, ON L6M 3G2
Intersection Third Line and Upper Middle Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Categories and Classification

Service Categories Health Resocialization ~ Stroke ; Therapeutic Exercise ~ Stroke ; Volunteer Opportunities


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