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Why Support Gilda’s Club?

For people learning to live with cancer, the feeling of emotional distress can be hard to bear. Maybe you have seen this with someone you care about.  Members of Gilda's Club Simcoe Muskoka what that feels like. Every member of Gilda's Club has felt the impact of cancer. They've also felt the power of the emotional and social support they find in the cancer support community at Gilda's Club. Here they find the information, companionship and emotional support they need to make it through their cancer journey, whatever the destination.

If you have cancer, have a friend or loved one who does, or have lost someone to cancer, Gilda’s Club Simcoe Muskoka is here for you. With a variety of activities to choose from each month, we know you’ll find something to your liking. Below you can find more information on the Program offered at Gilda’s Club Simcoe Muskoka. Please note that FREE Membership is required to register for any Program Activities, including Support Groups. Learn how to become a member here


Gilda’s Club offers ongoing, professional-facilitated Support, Networking and Bereavement Groups to our Members. Adult groups run throughout the year, and child and youth Support Groups run based on need. Our Groups provide an opportunity to connect with others who “get it”!


We offer a variety of educational lectures and workshops facilitated by experts from our community who volunteer their time to come in and speak with our Members. Past speakers have included Oncologists, Dental Hygienists, Homeopathic Doctors, Social Workers, Holistic Nutrionists and more!


Gilda’s Club Simcoe Muskoka provides an opportunity to experience a broad rage of beginner-level movement classes, including specialized classes for Members on active cancer treatment. Healthy Living doesn’t stop at movement classes – we also offer self-discovery, mindfulness and meditation programs.


Our social programming has proven to be some of our most popular activities. From smaller groups to larger community parties, these get-togethers are meant to build a sense of community and belonging for all our members. We warmly encourage members to invite their family and friends to our social events.

To download a copy of our current Program Calendar or view it online click here.