June 2015 Seniors monthWNC is in the heart of an active adult lifestyle community! We offer a wide range of programs specifically designed for older adults who want to stay active & engaged. WNC is proud to be recognized as an official Senior Active Living Centre (SALC) by the Government of Ontario – Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility.

 

2019 September Senior Calendar

Join us at the Fair on September 7th                           FREE Admission!

 

Caregiver Workshops – Fall 2019

Gourmet Grannies  

Registration is required. Due to the popularity of this program, a senior can register for only 1 session. For more information contact Elizabeth: 416.392.1509 ext. 327

Gourmet Grannies flyer

Funded in part thanks to the Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors program.   

WOW Walking Group

WOW walking group flyer   

Funded in part thanks to Manulife and ParkPeople – Walking in the Park project.

Activities & Health Topics

    

 

Neighbour 2 Neighbour

N2N is a friendly visiting program offered free of charge to waterfront community members. Please note that appointment support is provided to registered N2N clients. Contact us for full details: 416.392.1509 ext. 326.

   Appointment support

TIME

Offered in partnership with Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, TIME (Together In Motion and Exercise) is a modified exercise program suitable for adults with mobility challenges who can walk at least 10 meters and may use a cane or walker. Exercises are designed to increase strength, balance, mobility and overall health. For more information please leave a message for George: 416.392.1509 ext. 411

TIME program overview

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  • ADULT AND SENIOR COMMUNITY KITCHEN

    Join us for an evening of sharing and food! Develop cooking skills, harvest vegetables/herbs from the Community Connect Garden, learn and share nutritional recipes while preparing delicious and affordable meals together.

    New: Maximum of 10 participants.

    Meet On
    Sep 10 – 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Sep 24 – 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Oct 8 – 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Oct 22 – 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Nov 5 – 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Nov 19 – 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Dec 10 – 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

    Funded in part thanks to: City of Toronto – Community Services Partnership Program, Ontario Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility – Seniors Active Living Centres. WNC Community Connect Garden is funded in part thanks to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

    Tue - 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM 18+ 7 sessions Fall
    Free

  • AFRO-FIT GOLD

    Fun & upbeat cardio-dance class with the latest Afro-beats music.

    Sep 13 to Dec 13, 2019

     

    Fri - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM 60+ 14 sessions Fall
    $35 or $3.50 per drop in

  • AFTERNOON TEA & SOCIAL

    Meet new people, make friends and enjoy conversations, dance parties, workshops, games, BINGO, documentary/movies, and much more!

    Sep 9 to Dec 9, 2019

    No Class
    Oct 14 – 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Nov 11 – 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

    Funded in part thanks to the Government of Ontario, Ministry for Seniors Accessibility- Seniors Active Living Centres.

    Mon - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM 55+ 12 sessions Fall
    Free

  • EASY PC COMPUTER SUPPORT By Appointment Only

    Get one-on-one help from volunteers and students to learn basic computer skills including: how to use email, Facebook, social media and more! For a better learning experience, please bring your own device if possible.

    By appointment
    Jul 2 to Aug 23, 2019

    No Class
    Jul 1
    Aug 5

    To book an appointment please contact Elizabeth: ext. 327 | elizabeth@waterfrontnc.ca

    This program is supported by WNC fundraising, donations and volunteers.

    60+ Fall
    Summer

  • EUCHRE AND BRIDGE GAMES

    Join our Euchre & Bridge games group! Enjoy a relaxing game and socialize with others. Everyone is welcome! Volunteer run, supported by WNC staff.

    Sep 10 to Dec 10, 2019

    Funded in part thanks to the Government of Ontario, Ministry for Seniors Accessibility- Seniors Active Living Centres.

    Tue - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM 60+ 14 sessions Fall
    Free

  • FITNESS PASSES & FITNESS PUNCH CARDS

    Adult and Seniors 10 visit class pass. Non-members pay 10% more! Adult fitness punch cards only allow admittance to adult fitness classes. Senior fitness punch cards only allow admittance to senior fitness classes.

    Adult Programs:10 Fitness Pass $77 for members | $85 Non-members. (Senior/Students get 50% discount)
    Senior Programs: 10 Fitness Pass: $28 for Members | Non-members $30.25

    For more information please contact Natasha Francis, 416.392.1509 ext. 309 natasha@waterfrontnc.ca

    Fall
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter

  • FUNKY FITNESS – INTERMEDIATE

    Do you want to gain better balance, more mobility and greater strength to perform daily tasks? Then this is the class for you! Fun and energizing!

    Sep 12 to Dec 12, 2019

    Thurs - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM 60+ 14 sessions Fall
    $35 or $3.30 drop-in

  • FUSION GOLD

    Great way for seniors and older adults to exercise and dance up a storm! This class focuses on all elements of fitness:
    cardiovascular, muscular conditioning, flexibility and balance!

    Sep 10 to Dec 10, 2019

    Tue - 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM 60+ 14 sessions Fall
    $35 or $3.50 per drop in

  • GENTLE FITNESS – MONDAYS

    Relax, stretch, strengthen and tone your body with this gentle full-body workout.

    Sep 9 to Dec 9, 2019

    No Class
    Oct 14 – 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM
    Nov 11 – 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM

    Mon - 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM 60+ 12 sessions Fall
    $30 or $3.50 drop-in

  • GENTLE FITNESS – WEDNESDAY

    Relax, stretch, strengthen and tone your body with this gentle full-body workout.

    Sep 11 to Dec 11, 2019

     

    Wed - 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM 60+ 14 sessions Fall
    $35 or $3.30 drop-in

  • GENTLE YOGA – LEVEL 1

    This gentle Hatha Yoga class will build strength and enhance your body, mind and spirit using chairs to assist with exercises.

    Sep 13 to Dec 13, 2019

    Fri - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM 60+ 14 sessions Fall
    $35 or $3.30 drop-in

  • GENTLE YOGA – LEVEL 2

    This gentle Hatha Yoga class will build strength and enhance your body, mind and spirit. Yoga is done on the floor with yoga mats. Please refer to Gentle Yoga- Level 1 if you are looking to participate in a yoga classes with the use of chairs.

    Sep 10 to Dec 10, 2019

    Tue - 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM 60+ 14 sessions Fall
    $35 or $3.30 drop-in

  • GOURMET GRANNIES

    All seniors are welcome to join this NEW free program featuring; Healthy meal options, cooking tips, tastings, nutrition updates and much more! Taught by a professional chef, this program has limited space to 10 seniors per session and has a total of 5 sessions. Registration with Elizabeth is required to join.

    Maximum of 10 participants.

    Sep 7 to Dec 14, 2019

    Funded in part thanks to Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Program.

    Sat - 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM 14 sessions Fall
    Free

  • N2N 2.0

    Neighbour to Neighbour 2.0 keeps isolated seniors connected! As part of a collaboration between four community-focused agencies (Waterfront Neighbourhood Centre, The Neighbourhood Group, West Neighbourhood House and Parkdale Activity-Recreation Centre), N2N 2.0 works to reduce social isolation in older adults. We match older adults with staff and volunteers as part of our friendly visiting program.

    Do you want to be a part of our volunteer team or do you know a senior who is isolated and would benefit from our program?

    Please contact 416-392-1509 ext 326 or n2n@waterfrontnc.ca

    By appointment
    Sep 9 to Dec 13, 2019

    Funded thanks to GROW Grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation, an agency of the Government of Ontario.

    60+ Fall
    Free

  • NEW! SENIORS WATERFRONT OPTIMISTIC WALKING GROUP (WOW)

    seniors & older adults! WOW will walk together to parks like:Music Garden,High Park,Trillium Park,Edwards Garden & more.Walks will be once per month from April-October, please check seniors calendar for dates & times.

    Meet On
    Sep 25 – 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Oct 9 – 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

    Wed - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM 60+ 2 sessions Fall
    Free

  • OLDER ADULT GAMES

    Join us for an afternoon of playing games like Scrabble, Chess, Monopoly, Puzzles and more. All are welcome to attend!

    Sep 12 to Dec 12, 2019

    Funded in part thanks to the Government of Ontario, Ministry for Seniors Accessibility- Seniors Active Living Centres.

    Thurs - 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM 60+ 14 sessions Fall
    Free

  • OPEN ART STUDIO 60

    This is an open art studio time where everyone is welcome to join. Bring your materials and use this time to start/continue/finish an art project like drawing, painting, scrap booking, stitchpoint, or crocheting. Individual and group projects welcome. Please note that supplies are not provided – we appreciate donated art materials to share with others during the studio time.

    Sep 13 to Dec 13, 2019

    Fri - 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM 60+ 14 sessions Fall
    Free

  • QIGONG 18

    By moving through a set of 18 Qigong moves this class will improve your energy, youthful vigor and overall well-being.

    The class will progress to learn a second set of 18 moves once the first set have been mastered.

    Sep 9 to Dec 9, 2019

    No Class
    Oct 14 – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Nov 11 – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

    Mon - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM 60+ 12 sessions Fall
    $30 or $3.50 drop-in

  • SENIORS ADVISORY COMMITTEE/NEW HORIZONS GRANT MANAGEMENT TEAM (Copy)

    Open to all Seniors! This committee advocates on seniors’ issues, plans special events, shares skills/ideas with the community and oversees WNC senior projects funded by: Government of Canada – New Horizons for Seniors Program and Government of Ontario, Ministry of Senior Affairs – Seniors Active Living Centres and Seniors Community Grants. (The committee meets on the 2nd Wednesday of every month.)

    Meet On
    Sep 25 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Oct 9 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Nov 13 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Dec 11 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

    Funded in part thanks to Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Program., Funded in part thanks to Ontario Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility – Seniors Active Living Centres.

    Wed - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM 60+ 4 sessions Fall
    Free

  • SENIORS POTLUCK AND BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS

    Come share your favorite dishes and meet new friends for lunch! Last Friday of every month.

    Reminder: WNC is a peanut-free facility and due to allergies – all recipes must be nut free. List of ingredients must be provided.

    Meet On
    Sep 27 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Oct 25 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Nov 29 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Dec 13 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

    Funded in part thanks to the Government of Ontario, Ministry for Seniors Accessibility- Seniors Active Living Centres.

    Fri - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM 60+ 4 sessions Fall
    Free

  • TAI CHI

    This class helps to reduce tension, improves flexibility, and increases circulation.

    Sep 11 to Dec 11, 2019

    Wed - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM 14 sessions Fall
    $35 or $3.50 drop-in