Older Adult Centres

Please note:  Dunlop Drive Older Adult Centre, West St. Catharines Older Adult Centre and Port Dalhousie Older Adult Centre are now open/ Programs will be limited, social distancing and a mask is required. You must call in advance to book your activity, and screen upon arrival. Any programs where you are not able to socially distance will not return at this time.

COVID-19 screening is currently required to access all City facilities. Guests can save time at the door by completing screening online ahead of time on the day of their visit. Please use our COVID-19 screening tool. 

To book your time and find out which activities are running please call one of the centres below or visit the centre's page. 

Dunlop Drive OAC 905.685.6668

West St. Catharines OAC 905.684.0993

Port Dalhousie OAC 905.646.8000

Seniors' Centre Without Walls

Seniors' Centre without Walls

Program Schedule

September 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. 

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,  gentle exercise, shuffleboard, chair yoga, zumba gold, darts, fitness classes, nordic pole walking.
  • 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

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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