A Testament to Urban Poling

April 17, 2018 | By Urban Poling

Below you will read a testimonial from an Urban Pole User- Florence. Florence is a frequent member of the Polercise group in Waterloo and she had this note (originally hand written might I add) that she wanted to share with us, and of course all of you ! Keep on reading to find out the moment […]

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LOVE Contest Winners

April 12, 2018 | By Urban Poling

LOVE; A 4 letter word with a lot of meaning! Boy did all of our entries for our LOVE Contest highlight that! We had a ton of entries and believe us, it was hard to narrow it down to just 5. We want to thank everyone for participating in the contest and are so happy […]

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Congrats John ! Turning 5km to 50k for Yonge Street Mission

March 13, 2018 | By Urban Poling

John Fenton has done it again! He keeps proving that anything he sets his mind to, he can achieve! Four years ago, he was struggling to walk due to his stenosis, but with his persistence and the help of Urban Poles, that all changed. This year at the age of 85, John Fenton participated in his fourth Coldest […]

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A Man On A Mission

February 9, 2018 | By Urban Poling

Four years ago I had the pleasure of meeting John Fenton and his wife Jonanne. One of our instructors,Jaqueline Murdoch, had introduced John to the ACTIVATOR™ poles while working with him on improving his balance and strengthening his walking endurance. She could tell that he was skeptical about the polesat first, but being the good […]

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February is #HeartHealth Month – Nordic Walking Warms The Heart!

February 2, 2018 | By Urban Poling

February is Heart Health Month and each year fantastic organizations like the Cardiac Health Foundation and the Heart and Stroke Foundation aim to educate Canadians about the risks associated with heart disease and measures that we can all take to both prevent but also recognize the signs of a heart attack or stroke. In addition […]

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March of Dimes Canada Month

January 17, 2018 | By Urban Poling

It’s the March of Dimes Canada Month and We’re Proud to be a part of it! January is March of Dimes Canada Month. Get involved in their annual Community Canvass Campaign by signing up as an online canvasser at marchofdimes.ca/communitycanvass, or by purchasing a set of ACTIVATOR poles on-line during the month of January. Over […]

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World Stroke Day with the March of Dimes

October 24, 2017 | By Urban Poling

Urban Poling is proud to have partnered with the March of Dimes to promote physical activity to both prevent and rehabilitate from strokes. We all know how important exercise is in staying fit and healthy and it can be easy as putting one foot in front of the other and walking. Why not add a […]

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100 Years Young and still Urban Poling!

September 27, 2017 | By Urban Poling

Bea Husser will be celebrating her 100th birthday on September 30, 2017.  She was born and raised on a farm just north of Ashmont, Alberta.  She was introduced to Urban Pole walking by Alberta’s Master trainer, Susan Yackulic, when the Cloverdale Community league hosted some Try-It sessions about 4 years ago.  She continues to walk, […]

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Ryan Titchener’s ACTIVATOR Road to Recovery

August 1, 2017 | By Urban Poling

July 31st 2017 marked one year after Ryan Titchener’s climbing accident. The Calgary man suffered a crushed spine after a bolder dislodged from a mountain. Doctors told Ryan he may never walk again but that did not stop him from trying. He started by just being able to wiggle one toe, then after months of […]

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Urban Poling’s 150 Testimonials

April 13, 2017 | By Urban Poling

Although we are not quite as old as this beautiful country that we are proud to call home, we are thrilled to have been in business for nearly 12 years. During this time we have enriched the lives of thousands of Canadians, at all stages of life. Over the course of the years, the enthusiasm […]

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