Healthy Heart Schools’ Program

Heart Niagara’s Healthy Heart Schools’ Program was established in 1987.  The program works with local schools to deliver lifesaving and disease prevention education to students in grades 5, 7 and 9. What happens during the program? Day 1:  Assessment:  The…

CPR pic

CPR Training

Heart Niagara offers CPR training for community groups, schools, corporate clients, individuals, and families. If you have a group of 10 or more people, you can also contact Heart Niagara (905-358-5552) to schedule your own private course. Cardiovascular disease is…



Heart Niagara Celebrates 40 Years with Release of Anniversary Cookbook In 2017, Heart Niagara will celebrate their 40th anniversary of serving the Niagara area and empowering the community to take control of their heart health. To commemorate another decade of…

Photo Gallery

Heart Niagara’s Grand Opening Event and Fundraiser – Picnic on the Q

To celebrate Heart Niagara’s recent move to 4635B Queen Street in Niagara Falls, the non-profit organization hosted a grand opening event and fundraiser called, Picnic on the Q. It took place on Thursday, August 18th, from 5:30pm to 9:00pm. Following…


HeartCORE Open House

On July 12th, Heart Niagara hosted an Open House at its innovative exercise facility, HeartCORE.  The event took place at the organization’s new location of 4635 B Queen Street in Niagara Falls, from 4:30pm to 6:30pm. Attendees viewed demonstrations of…


It’s time to register for Heart Niagara’s Summer Camp Program!

We’re pleased to offer the Heart Niagara Summer Camp Program.  Similar to previous years, each camp is limited to 16 registrants, ages 5-12, and campers will enjoy heart healthy cooking, games and outdoor activities! On July 5th, 2016, Heart Niagara…


Health literacy: Informed decisions lead to good health

By Dr. Stafford Dobbin, Medical Director, Healthy Heart Schools’ Program Agencies raising money to fight cancer are more successful than those fighting heart disease. However, most Canadians will end up with heart disease rather than cancer. Over the past 50…

Learn More

October is Health Literacy Month

Health literacy is defined as “the degree to which an individual has the capacity to obtain, process and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.” The Canadian Council on Learning reported that 60% of Canadian…

Learn More

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Obesity rates among children and youth in Canada have nearly tripled in the last 30 years.  Childhood obesity puts kids at risk for health problems that were once seen only in adults, like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and…

Learn More