Seniors Recreation Program

Open to all seniors and adults with disabilities

We run senior’s recreation programs on weekdays that include physical activity and fitness classes, crafts, and games. Fees vary by program, but all of them are inexpensive and some are free. Prices are indicated below, along with descriptions of the individual programs. There is no requirement that you live within our service area to participate.

A special thanks to our sponsors

  • Giant Tiger for providing coffee and tea for our participants on Thursdays

Registration

To register, call 613-829-9777 to schedule an appointment where we will ask you to fill out some forms.  We may also be able to help you if you need financial assistance to pay the fees.


Forms and Documents

If you would like to apply for membership in the Recreation Program, you may apply online or download an application form here.

Recreation Program Membership Application Form Click here to download this document.

If you require financial assistance to pay the recreation program fees, please apply online, contact the office or download the information sheet and application form below.

Recreation Program Fee Assistance Click here to download this document.

Recreation Program: Risk Management Procedure Click here to download this document.

 

 

OUTINGS

 

Friday Oct. 27th, 2017

Upper Canada Village, Pumpkin Inferno

Evening Excursion

Cost:  $60 (Dinner is not included)

Award-winning Pumpkin Inferno returns to Upper Canada Village featuring Canada 150th themed pumpkin-carved displays.  Please eat prior to the trip, or bring snacks as dinner is not included.

Pickup from Lincoln Fields Shopping Centre in front of Metro.  Transportation is a small motor-coach bus with washroom on board.

Call to register your interest.  Spots are secured with payment due Thursday Oct. 19th, 2017.

 

Shrek the Musical, Centrepointe Theatre

Date to be determined between Nov. 17-26

Based on the DreamWorks Animation motion picture and book by William Steig.  Running time is 2 hours and 30 minutes.  Please call to register your interest.


 Mondays

Bridge:  Held weekly at the Westwood’s Retirement Residence, 2374 Carling Ave.  1:30 p.m. room 1.  Light refreshments are provided.  Cost:  $25 for the entire season from Sept. to December.  No additional fees for members who pay the $25 monthly membership fee.  Bus routes include 16 Main/Britannia & 85 Lees/Bayshore.  Call to register 613-829-9777.

Nordic Pole Walking  11:30 a.m.  September 11 – October 30.  Group meets at Jill Brown Park (by Olde Forge Parking Lot)  Poles are available for use.


Tuesdays, September – December

Woodroffe United Church

Location, all programs: Woodroffe United Church, 207 Woodroffe Avenue. That’s on the east side of Woodroffe between Richmond and Carling.

Starting Date: Tuesday, May 8, 2017

Registration Fee: For our Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday programs, you pay just $25.00 per month for all four days. The drop-in fee is $5.00 per day.

Physical Activity and Fitness

  • Zumba Gold at 9:30 a.m.
  • Irresistible strength and cardio training at 10:30 a.m.
  • Be Well Fitness  – Low intensity balance class, perfect for those who have been recently discharged from physio at 11:30 a.m.

 

 


Wednesdays, September – December

Location, all programs: Woodroffe United Church, 207 Woodroffe Avenue. That’s on the east side of Woodroffe between Richmond and Carling.

Starting Date: Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Registration Fee: For our Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday programs, you pay just $25.00 per month for all four days. The drop-in fee is $7.50 per day.

Physical Activity and Fitness

  • Tai Chi at 9:30 a.m.
  • Line Dancing at 10:30 a.m.
  • Total Muscle Conditioning  Light Weights & Resistance Training  11:30 – 12:15

 


Thursdays, September – December

Location, Thursday, all programs: Woodroffe United Church, 207 Woodroffe Avenue.

Starting Date: Thursday, September 14, 2017

Registration Fee: For our Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday programs, you pay just $25.00 per month for all four days. The drop-in fee is $5.00 per day.

Physical Activity and Fitness

  • Intermediate Aerobics at 9:30
  • Yoga at 10:30

Thursday Crafts

  • Knitting & Crochet, 10:30 to 12:00  Please call for more details.

 

 


Fridays, September – December

Location: Olde Forge Community Resource Centre, 2730 Carling Avenue

Starting Date: Friday, September 15, 2017

 

  • Conversation Cafe  10:00 – 11:30  Topics include:  Cutting back sugar intake, Book Readings, Senior Moves, TED TALK, Rieki, Generational Differences, Essential Oils, Recipe Exchange
  • Ballet Barre  Class at 11:45 a.m.
  • Milk Bag Weaving at 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

NEW!!!!!  Evening Classes at the Olde Forge

Healthy Meals on a Budget

Grocery planning, and healthy recipes on a budget.  Facilitated by Hanifa Yip, Registered Nutritionist

$10 per class  Select Fridays:  Sept. 8, Sept. 22, Oct. 6, Oct. 20, Nov. 3, Nov. 17, Dec. 1, Dec. 15.

Call to register.