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.

 

Seniors Active Living Fair 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
    Jul 9 – 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Jul 23 – 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Aug 6 – 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Aug 20 – 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+ 4 sessions Summer
    Free

  • AFRO-FIT GOLD

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

    Jul 5 to Aug 23, 2019

     

    Fri - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM 60+ 8 sessions Summer
    $20 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!

    Jul 8 to Aug 19, 2019

    No Class
    Jul 1 – 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Aug 5 – 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 60+ 6 sessions Summer
    Free

  • COMMUNITY KNITTING AND CROCHET GROUP

    Join us for a casual evening of knitting/crocheting and yarn crafts. We share patterns, lessons, and conversation. Bring your own supplies – some supplies may be available. Everyone is welcome!

    Jul 4 to Aug 22, 2019

    Thurs - 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM 18+ 8 sessions Summer
    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.

    Jul 2 to Aug 20, 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+ 8 sessions Summer
    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!

    Jul 11 to Aug 22, 2019

    Thurs - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM 60+ 8 sessions Summer
    $20 or $3.50 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!

    Tue - 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM 60+ 8 sessions Summer
    $20 or $3.50 per drop in

  • GENTLE FITNESS – MONDAYS

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

    Jul 8 to Aug 19, 2019

    No Class
    Jul 1 – 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM
    Aug 5 – 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM

    Mon - 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM 15 sessions Summer
    $15 or $3.50 drop-in

  • GENTLE FITNESS – WEDNESDAY

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

    Jul 3 to Aug 21, 2019

     

    Wed - 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM 60+ 8 sessions Summer
    $20 or $3.50 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.

    Jul 5 to Jul 26, 2019

    Fri - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM 60+ -34 sessions Summer
    $10 or $3.50 per 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.

    Jul 2 to Jul 30, 2019

    Tue - 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM 60+ 5 sessions Summer
    $13 or $3.50 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.

    Jul 6 to Aug 24, 2019

    No Class
    Aug 10 – 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Aug 17 – 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

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

    Sat - 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM 6 sessions Summer
    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
    Jul 2 to Aug 23, 2019

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

    Summer
    Free

  • NEW! HEALTH PROMOTION AWARENESS & EDUCATION

    WNC provides workshops once per month covering a variety of health and wellness topics. Public information displays boards and information sessions will be offered by health care professionals, WNC staff, placement students and dedicated volunteers. Review Seniors Calendar for details.

    Funded in part thanks to Ontario Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility – Seniors Active Living Centres.

    Jul 2 to Aug 23, 2019

    18+ 8 sessions Summer
    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
    Jul 17 – 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Aug 9 – 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

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

  • OLDER ADULT GAMES

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

    Jul 4 to Aug 22, 2019

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

    Thur - 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM 60+ 8 sessions Summer
    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.

    Jul 5 to Aug 23, 2019

    Fri - 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM 60+ 8 sessions Summer
    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.

    Jul 8 to Aug 19, 2019

    No Class
    Jul 1 – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Aug 5 – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

    Mon - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM 60+ 6 sessions Summer
    $15 or $3.50 drop-in

  • SENIORS ADVISORY COMMITTEE/NEW HORIZONS GRANT MANAGEMENT TEAM

    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
    Jul 17 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Aug 14 – 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+ 2 sessions Summer
    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
    Jul 26 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Aug 23 – 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+ 2 sessions Summer
    Free

  • TAI CHI

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

    Jul 3 to Aug 21, 2019

    Wed - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM 60+ 8 sessions Summer
    $20 or $3.50 drop-in