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Ping-Street---3-tile.jpg   Construction-Map---3-tile.jpg   Public Notices

West St. Catharines Older Adult Centre

Address / Location

117 Chetwood Ave.

Please note: The West St. Catharines Older Adult Centre will be closed for two months while renovations improving the accessibility of the washrooms  are completed. Renovations begin Monday, Nov. 3. The centre is scheduled to reopen Wednesday, Jan. 7.

Update on Renovations

The reopening of the  West St. Catharines Older Adult Centre has been delayed. The new scheduled opening date is Wednesday, Jan. 7.

The hall will be unavailable for bookings during the renovations. All programs and activites offered at the centre have been rescheduled at other City of St. Catharines older adult centres and community centres.

Programs and activity relocation schedule:

Carpet bowlingMondays, 10 a.m.Port Dalhousie OAC
Board gamesMondays, 1 p.m.Port Dalhousie OAC
Bid euchreMondays, 7 p.m.Port Dalhousie OAC
Tone with TracyTuesdays, 10 a.m.Port Dalhousie OAC
EuchreTuesdays, 1 p.m.Port Dalhousie OAC
500 cardsTuesdays, 7 p.m.Port Dalhousie OAC
BingoWednesdays, 1 p.m.Port Dalhousie OAC
CribbageWednesdays, 7 p.m.Dunlop Drive OAC
Table TennisWednesdays, 7 p.m.Dunlop Drive OAC
Gentle ExerciseThursdays, 10:30 a.m.Russell Avenue Commuity Centre
 Tai ChiThursdays, 11:30 a.m.Russell Avenue Commuity Centre
 6-hands bid euchreThursdays, 6:30 p.m.Port Dalhousie OAC
 Round dancingFridays, noonPort Weller Community Centre
 CribbageFridays, 1 p.m.Russell Avenue Community Centre
 EuchreFridays, 7 p.m. Port Dalhousie OAC


* Euchre on Tuesday, Dec. 9 is cancelled because of the Port Dalhousie OAC Christmas Party. Euchre is scheduled at the Dunlop Drive OAC on Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m.

The West St. Catharines OAC Christmas Party has been rescheduled for Saturday, Dec. 6 at the Russell Avenue Community Centre.


West St. Catharines Older Adult Centre is a small centre. The facility is used for older adult recreation drop-in programs and general rentals. The hall is available to rent for meetings, social gatherings, bridal showers, baby showers and general rentals.

Hall: Excellent for fitness activities, social events and group gatherings. The room has a capacity of 203 people with seats only; 163 people with tables, seats, without dancing; and 125 people with tables, seats, and dancing. Tables, chairs and minimal kitchen access are available for use with this rental space.

Hours of Operation



9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Thursday10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Friday12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
SaturdaySpecial events as posted

Facility operating hours are dependant on program and rental schedules

Holiday Closures

West St. Catharines Centre for Older Adults  is closed on holidays.


  • Recreation programs
  • Meeting space
  • Social gatherings
  • General rentals


  • Accessibility: Transit route
  • Accessibility: Auto open door entry
  • Accessibility: Parking accessible
  • Automatic External defibrillator
  • Air-conditioned
  • Licensed eligibility
  • Kitchen


Please see the Leisure Guide for further information on available programs and services.


Older Adult Centre Membership Cards (50 years +)

An Older Adult Centre Membership Card is required in order to use and participate in the activities. Your memebrship is valid at all 3 Older Adult Centres and may be purchased and any of the 3 Older Adult Centres.

Yearly membership $52.00

Pro-rated rates as of -

April $39.00 July $26.00 October $13.00

Memberships for individuals 90 years of age and older, no charge.

Be Our Guest Cards are available to try our programs for 3 free visits.

Some drop in programs require an additional fee.

2014 Community and Older Adults Rental Rates & Fees

Large Gym/Hall Rental (Capacity of over 150)

Port Weller Gymnasium, Russell Ave Assembly Room, Dunlop Drive Large Auditorium, West St. Catharines Main Hall, Jack Gatecliff Upstairs Lounge, Lockview Lounge museum, Laurence & Irene Locke Room - Kiwanis Aquatics Centre

Per hour to a maximum charge of 8 hours per day
$37.29 (including tax)

Large Meeting Rooms (Capacity of 56-150)

Russell Avenue Meeting Room, Dunlop Drive Small Hall, Port Dalhousie Main Hall, Meridian Room - Seymour-Hannah, Jack Gatecliff Community Room, Burgoyne Room - Museum, Irene Locke Room - Kiwanis Aquatics Centre

Per hour to a maximum charge of 8 hours per day
$26.56 (including tax)

Small Meeting Rooms (Capacity of 55 or less)

Dunlop Drive Craft Room, Port Weller Meeting Room, Russell Ave. Craft Room, Meridian Room A or B - Seymour-Hannah, Laurence Locke Room -Kiwanis Aquatics Centre

Per hour to a maximum charge of 8 hours per day
$18.08 (including tax)


Policies & Procedures

Policies and Procedures for Centres for Older Adults 

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