Arthritis Foundation Programs

Use the Arthritis Resource Finder to locate Walk With Ease, Arthritis Foundation Exercise Classes and other Fitness Programs near you.

Walk With Ease

This is an exercise program designed to help people with arthritis manage pain and improve their overall health in an enjoyable and relaxed fashion. If you can be on your feet for 10 minutes or more without pain, you can have success with Walk With Ease. The program will help you
  • Motivate yourself to get in great shape
  • Walk safely and comfortably
  • Improve your flexibility, strength and stamina
  • Reduce pain and feel great
Classes are led by a certified instructor and meet for one hour, three times a week for six weeks. The Walk With Ease Program can be experienced in a class setting or on your own at home.

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program

This exercise program is designed specifically for people with arthritis that uses gentle activities to:
  • help increase joint flexibility and range of motion
  • help maintain muscle strength
Different classes are available to fit your fitness level – with exercises done while sitting, standing or on the floor.

Arthritis Foundation Aquatics Program

Water is a safe, ideal environment for relieving arthritis pain and stiffness. That's why the Arthritis Foundation offers its Aquatic Program, designed to safely keep your joints moving and improve your sense of well-being.

The Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program also provides a friendly and supportive atmosphere in which you can make new friends and try new activities.

For more information on these programs contact the Arthritis Foundation Michigan Chapter at 1-855-529-2728.