Register Today for High Park Nature Centre’s, Nature Elders Program @HighParkNC

High Park Nature CentreThe High Park Nature Centre’s Nature Elders program aims to get older adults outside in nature to exercise their bodies and minds. The two-hour program will help to inspire a connection with nature in the city while providing significant mental and physical benefits for participants. Nature Elders will also provide an opportunity to reminisce about past experiences in nature; when nature was a big part of everyday life.

By participating in the Nature Elders program, the benefits include:

  • A safe and accessible place to gain a sense of independence
  • Social support & community building
  • Exercise
  • Improved moods & better sleeping patterns
  • Help to alleviate symptoms of dementia and Alzheimer’s
  • Reflective value
  • Knowledge of natural history
  • Improve health and well-being
  • A nature experience in High Park!
Outdoor Nature Walks
These 2-hour natural history programs begin with an indoor gathering at Grenadier Restaurant. After a brief introductory discussion, participants will head outside for a short nature-themed walk.  Nature themes to select from:

  1. Tree-mendous Trees
  2. Wildflower Wander
  3. Birding Basics
  4. Exploring Grenadier Pond

*All walks follow highly accessible trails within High Park with scheduled rest stops. Walks can also be adapted to the needs of the participants.

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