Older Adult Centres

Please note: Older Adult Centres are closed to the public until further notice as the City works to slow the spread of COVID-19. We apologize for the inconvenience. For more information, please visit our COVID-19 webpage

Seniors' Centre Without Walls

Seniors' Centre without Walls

Program Schedule

May Schedule

June Schedule

To register to participate in a program, call 905.688.5600 ext. 1554, or by email

Seniors' Centre Without Walls is a new telephone-based program that offers community members 50-plus the opportunity to enjoy socialization and programs from the comfort of their own home. With the City’s Older Adult Centres closed and programming on hold until further notice, it is a great way for older adults in our community to stay connected, socialize and learn. All you need is a telephone!

The new program offers interactive, telephone-based social and educational programming, free of charge and registration is now open. Participants will be able connect on a toll-free call with up to 15 people, allowing them to socialize and learn about a variety of topics, including local history, some interactive games and more, led by staff from the City’s Older Adult Centres and guest speakers. 

Take - Away Bag Information

Funded by a New Horizons for Seniors Program federal grant, the program will provide 2,700 take-away bags over the the next six months for seniors in the community. The bags will have themes such as home safety, fitness, birding, gardening, and more, and will include activities, equipment and pertinent information.

Distribution will happen in partnership with Meals on Wheels, Niagara Region Senior Services, Community Support Services of Niagara and the St. Catharines Public Library. 

Drive-thru pick up  dates are June 10th , 17th and 24th between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. in the parking lot of Dunlop Drive Older Adult Centre,  80 Dunlop Dr.  The bags will be handed out on a first come, first serve basis. 

 

Benefits of Membership:

  • Participate in activities at all three centres.
  • Enjoy a variety of fun drop-in activities, such as  Indoor model flying, Scrabble, mahjong, chess, euchre, bid euchre, bridge, cribbage, 500 and bingo. 
  • Get active and stay fit with table tennis, pickleball, Qi gong, gentle exercise, shuffleboard, chair yoga, zumba gold, darts, fitness classes, nordic pole walking, line dancing and ballroom dancing.
  • Attend special events, parties, guest speakers, dances, dinners, tournaments and more.
  • Discover a new skill or hidden talent with painting, billiards, woodcarving, knitting, rug hooking and quilting.
  • Have a vote at general meetings and be eligible to hold office on the volunteer executive committees.
  • Make new friends.
  • Become involved in meaningful volunteer work.
  • Enjoy the conversation in one of our lounges over a cup of coffee

Older Adult Strategic Plan

St. Catharines prides itself on being a city for everyone.

Read St. Catharines – A City for All Ages (the City's older adult plan) to learn about the City's goals, plans and objectives for meeting the needs of older residents. 

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