Programs & Services

Seniors Program

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Waterfront Neighbourhood Centre is in the heart of an active adult lifestyle community! We offer a wide range of programs specifically designed for older adults 55+. WNC is proud to be recognized as an official Senior Active Living Centre by the Province of Ontario, Ministry of Seniors Affairs.

Program Listings

Description Summer Fall
Schedule Price Schedule Price

Afternoon Tea and Social
Ages 55 +

Come meet new people, make new friends, have a laugh, enjoy conversations, dance parties, games, documentaries, movies, & much more!



# of classes: 6
Jul 10 to Aug 21, 2023

Monday – 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

No Class
Jul 3 – 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
No Class
Aug 7 – 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Free

Drop-In: Yes
# of classes: 13
Sep 11 to Dec 11, 2023

Monday – 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

No Class
Oct 9 – 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Free

Drop-In: Yes
This is an In-Person program.

Funded in part thanks to Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility – Seniors Active Living Centres. (SALC)

Art Studio
Ages 55 +

This is an open art studio time where everyone is welcome to join. Bring your materials and use this time to start, continue and finish an art project like drawing, painting, scrap-booking, or crocheting. Please note that some supplies are provided and limited for group projects- we encourage you to bring your own materials.



# of classes: 8
Jul 7 to Aug 25, 2023

Friday – 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM


Free

Drop-In: Yes
# of classes: 14
Sep 15 to Dec 15, 2023

Friday – 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM


Free

Drop-In: Yes
This is an In-Person program.

Funded in part thanks to Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility – Seniors Active Living Centres. (SALC)

Baking for Fun
Ages 55 +

Interested in Baking? If the answer is YES, then come to our Baking for Fun program! Bake some delicious and healthy treats in a fun and inclusive setting.



# of classes: 8
Jul 5 to Aug 23, 2023

Wednesday – 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM


Free

Drop-In: Yes
# of classes: 14
Sep 13 to Dec 13, 2023

Wednesday – 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM


Free

Drop-In: Yes
This is an In-Person program.

Funded in part thanks to Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility – Seniors Active Living Centres. (SALC)

BOARD GAMES AND FUN!
Ages 55 +

Join us for a fun afternoon of playing board games including Scrabble, Chess, Dominoes, puzzles & much more! Everyone is welcome to attend!



# of classes: 8
Jul 6 to Aug 24, 2023

Thursday – 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM


Free

Drop-In: Yes
# of classes: 14
Sep 14 to Dec 14, 2023

Thursday – 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM


Free

Drop-In: Yes
This is an In-Person program.

Funded in part thanks to Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility – Seniors Active Living Centres. (SALC)

EUCHRE AND BRIDGE GAMES
Ages 55 +

Come join our Euchre & Bridge games group! Enjoy a relaxing game and spend time socializing with others. Everyone is welcome! This program is volunteer run and supported by our WNC staff. Volunteers needed!



# of classes: 8
Jul 4 to Aug 22, 2023

Tuesday – 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM


Free

Drop-In: Yes
# of classes: 14
Sep 12 to Dec 12, 2023

Tuesday – 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM


Free

Drop-In: Yes
This is an In-Person program.

Funded in part thanks to Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility – Seniors Active Living Centres. (SALC)

Men’s Coffee Social
Ages 55 +

This is a meeting place where older adult men can play games, meet new people, participate in group social activities, discussions & more!



# of classes: 8
Jul 4 to Aug 22, 2023

Tuesday – 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM


Free

Drop-In: Yes
# of classes: 14
Sep 12 to Dec 12, 2023

Tuesday – 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM


Free

Drop-In: Yes
This is an In-Person program.

Funded in part thanks to Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility – Seniors Active Living Centres. (SALC)

NEW! Seniors Act Out
Ages 55 +

Seniors Act Out (A Cultural Exploration for Seniors in Performing Arts) provides free, accessible programming that teaches fundamental skills in the performance arts and theatre with a strong focus on building cultural awareness and celebrating differences to meet the diversified needs of community members. Come learn and develop your skills in performing, acting, building sets, making props, designing costumes and more with the guidance of a Drama Coach!

This program will also be delivered in select Toronto Community Housing Buildings (TCHC) supporting local senior community residents of all abilities.



# of classes: 8
Jul 6 to Aug 24, 2023

Thursday – 3:15 PM – 4:45 PM


Free

Drop-In: Yes
# of classes: 14
Sep 14 to Dec 14, 2023

Thursday – 3:15 PM – 4:45 PM


Free

Drop-In: Yes
This is an In-Person program.

Funded in part thanks to the Government of Canada’s Employment and Social Development Canada – New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP).

SENIORS ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Ages 55 +

Every third Thursday of every month, the Seniors Advisory Committee meet to discuss and share their program ideas, address program and senior community needs, plan special events, share their skills and learn from one another to further support the senior community at large. Join us. We look forward to hearing from you!



# of classes: 2
Jul 20 to Aug 17, 2023

Thursday – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Meet On
Jul 20 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Meet On
Aug 17 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Free

Drop-In: Yes
# of classes: 4
Sep 21 to Dec 14, 2023

Thursday – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Meet On
Sep 21 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Meet On
Oct 19 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Meet On
Nov 16 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Meet On
Dec 14 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Free

Drop-In: Yes
This is an In-Person program.

Funded in part thanks to Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility – Seniors Active Living Centres. (SALC)

NEW! SENIORS DANCE
Ages 55 +

This class will explore the basic fundamentals of various dance styles and teach seniors to experience dance in a fun and welcoming way. Dance styles will include basic jazz technique and hip hop movement. Dance combinations will be simple and fun and feature nostalgic hits from the 1970s-2000s. Come get creative and express yourself in an inclusive and welcoming space!



# of classes: 8
Jul 9 to Aug 27, 2023

Sunday – 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM


$20.00

Drop-In: Yes
Fee: $3.50
# of classes: 14
Sep 17 to Dec 17, 2023

Sunday – 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM


$35.00

Drop-In: Yes
Fee: $3.50
This is an In-Person program.

NEW! Seniors Evening Drop-In Program
Ages 55 +

Join us for a fun filled evening with a variety of weekly activities that include; Crafting, Singing and Dancing, Movie Nights, Walks outdoors and more. Everyone is welcome!



# of classes: 8
Jul 6 to Aug 24, 2023

Thursday – 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM


Free

Drop-In: Yes
# of classes: 14
Sep 14 to Dec 14, 2023

Thursday – 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM


Free

Drop-In: Yes
This is an In-Person program.

Funded in part thanks to Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility – Seniors Active Living Centres. (SALC)

NEW! Seniors Summer Day Camp- Afternoon
Ages 55 to 55 +

Come and have a fun filled afternoon doing games and arts & craft.

Class will take place outdoors (WNC Grounds )



Maximum of 8 participants
# of classes: 5
Jun 19 to Jun 23, 2023

Monday – 12:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Tuesday – 12:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Wednesday – 12:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Thursday – 12:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Friday – 12:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Meet On
Jun 19 – 12:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Meet On
Jun 20 – 12:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Meet On
Jun 21 – 12:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Meet On
Jun 22 – 12:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Meet On
Jun 23 – 12:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Free



Not offered.
This is an In-Person program.

Funded in part thanks to the City of Toronto – Community Services Partnership Program.

Seniors Tech Talk
Ages 55 +

A friendly forum to talk about technology in all it’s aspects. Having trouble navigating the applications on your device? We are here to help you! Understand and learn how to overcome these situations. Bring your device in and let’s have a look together, we believe it’s never too late to learn!



# of classes: 6
Jul 10 to Aug 21, 2023

Monday – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

No Class
Jul 3 – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
No Class
Aug 7 – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Free

Drop-In: Yes
# of classes: 13
Sep 11 to Dec 11, 2023

Monday – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

No Class
Oct 9 – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Free

Drop-In: Yes
This is an In-Person program.

Funded in part thanks to Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility – Seniors Active Living Centres. (SALC)

Stronger Together 2SLGBTQ+ & Ally
Ages 55 +

Join us for some fun activities and games, coffee chats with friends of the community, and so much more!



# of classes: 4
Jul 11 to Aug 22, 2023

Tuesday – 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Meet On
Jul 11 – 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Meet On
Jul 25 – 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Meet On
Aug 8 – 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Meet On
Aug 22 – 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Free

Drop-In: Yes
# of classes: 7
Sep 19 to Dec 12, 2023

Tuesday – 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Meet On
Sep 19 – 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Meet On
Oct 3 – 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Meet On
Oct 17 – 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Meet On
Oct 31 – 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Meet On
Nov 14 – 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Meet On
Nov 28 – 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Meet On
Dec 12 – 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Free

Drop-In: Yes
This is an In-Person program.

Women’s Circle
Ages 55 +

The Women’s Circle is a welcoming space for women to inspire each other and our communities. Weekly topic discussions include health, wellness, world headlines, community issues and more.



# of classes: 8
Jul 6 to Aug 24, 2023

Thursday – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM


Free

Drop-In: Yes
# of classes: 14
Sep 14 to Dec 14, 2023

Thursday – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM


Free

Drop-In: Yes
This is an In-Person program.

Funded in part thanks to Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility – Seniors Active Living Centres. (SALC)

Programs information are subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances.
Please check our website for latest information.

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