Improve your health and wellbeing at our restorative gym for seniors


Finngym at Finncare in the Redlands is a restorative gym that offers a relaxed and friendly environment for seniors. Our gym is the perfect place to improve your health and overall wellbeing in a cosy and stress-free environment. Our approach is informed by a philosophy of restorative care with the ultimate goal of reablement.


We are proud to be equipped with the latest HUR Health and Fitness equipment from Finland as one of the first users in Australia. The leading HUR technology has been specially designed for the mature population to improve their strength, balance, mobility and independence. The equipment is quiet, safe, easy to use and suitable for all people with any level of capabilities.


At Finngym our Exercise Physiologist will assess your fitness level and get you started with a safe, personalised program. Accredited Exercise Physiologists are allied health professionals who are qualified to prescribe exercise for chronic medical conditions, injuries or disabilities.

    Get started at Finngym with these easy steps


    1. Visit Finngym to complete the paperwork which is easy and only takes a few minutes.
    2. Our Exercise Physiologist will give you a fitness assessment and draw up a personal training plan based on your needs.
    3. Start exercising! Your smart card and our friendly staff will monitor your progress and adjust your program to match your progress.


    In addition to the restorative gym, we also offer a Hydrotherapy program to improve mobility, flexibility and to increase muscle strength. Hydrotherapy sessions are organised in co-operation with a specialist Exercise Physiologist in our indoor on-site heated pool. You may be eligible for some government assistance with the cost of our Hydrotherapy Program. If this is the case, we are able to keep your co-payment for each session at only $10. Full fee access to the Hydrotherapy program is also available. Just ask our friendly staff.

    Finngym operating hours

    Monday to Friday:  7:30 am to 4 pm.

    Saturday: 7:30 am to 11:30 am

    Please call our friendly staff at 07 3829 4806 if you’ll be visiting Finngym for the first time.


    Hydrotherapy sessions

    Monday:  1 pm to 2 pm

    Tuesday: 1 pm to 2 pm & 2 pm to 3 pm

    Thursday: 1 pm to 2 pm

Join us plus many other happy & energetic Finngym regulars


“Very beneficial for the improvement of my mobility” Ruth – Thornlands


“Amazing results” John – Victoria Point


Frequently asked questions


What are the benefits of joining Finngym?

Exercise at a relaxed and stress-free restorative gym that has been designed specifically for the mature population. Get started with help from our friendly Exercise Physiologist and Enrolled Nurse. Increase your strength and improve your balance, mobility and overall health and wellbeing. See for yourself how vibrant and energetic older people can be.


Who can go to Finngym?

Finngym is open to mature people who want to improve their wellness and their overall health. Our clientele consists of a diverse group of our residents, as well as our community members. Visit us and experience yourself that anyone can exercise and get healthier.


What is HUR Technology?

HUR (Helsinki University Research) started through a university research initiative and continues to partner closely with many universities around the world in researching the causes and effects of ageing. HUR Technology has proven results of improved balance, mobility and emotional wellbeing, increased core strength and regained independence.

The benefits of the HUR Technology are


  1. Enjoy the comfort of pneumatic air resistance technology that features zero-weight starting resistance and stepless increments.
  2. Easily move onto and out of the machines as well as quickly make adjustments while on the machine.
  3. Makes rehabilitation, strength, and power training possible using just one type of equipment.
  4. Enjoy our cutting-edge computerised Smart Card Technology.




For any questions or for more information about Finngym or the Hydrotherapy sessions, please call our Enrolled Nurse, Annette Pekkarinen, at 07 3829 4806. She will be happy to answer all your questions and help you get started with your way towards healthier and happier life.

How does the Smart Card Technology work?

Through HUR’s Smart Card technology, the Accredited Trainer produces a unique plan for you, on your own Smart Card. When inserted into the controls of the equipment, the card automatically sets the resistance, provides video instruction, records the performance and provides feedback. It also assists the Trainer to more efficiently track your progress. New programs and exercise adjustments can be made easily and quickly through the Smart Card.


How much does it cost to join Finngym?

We may be able to assist you with different options for funding depending on your needs. Please call 07 3829 4806 to discuss what funding is available for you to be able to participate in our unique restorative gym.


How can I start Hydrotherapy sessions?

Prior to starting the Hydrotherapy Program, you will need to contact My Aged Care at 1800 200 422 for a referral for Finncare Hydrotherapy. Once we’ve received your referral, we will be in touch with you to discuss when you would like to start. You will have an assessment with the Exercise Physiologist on your initial visit and our Finngym staff will complete the paperwork with you.

Finncare also offers various other services in addition to Finngym and the Hydrotherapy sessions. Learn more about our Aged Care and Home Support services.


Or why not have a refreshing lunch & coffee or buy some Finnish goodies at our Poro Cafe. You can also hire our spacious Function rooms for your next family, community or company event.


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