Programs – Senior Adult Services – Active Living Centre

Monthly Program & Event Calendars

Fitness Programs

Qigong & Tai Chi
Qigong & Tai Chi is an instructor-led Chinese form of martial arts that involves slow, controlled and low-impact movements that can be easy for seniors – even those with limited movement. This exercise class can help seniors feel steadier on their feet as well as improving their hand-eye coordination. This class helps seniors strengthen muscles, increase flexibility and get gentle aerobic exercise.
Osteoporosis Fitness
An instructor-led basic weight training class that helps participants increase bone density, decrease risk of osteoporosis, increase metabolic rate while decreasing body fat, increase strength and endurance, and prevent injuries.
Gentle Fitness
This instructor-led class focuses on strength exercises utilizing mats and light weights, and stretching focusing on legs, lower body, core, arms and upper body.
Stretch & Relax
An instructor-led class that is complimentary with Gentle Fitness, with a focus on stretching the entire body utilizing mats and easy movements.
Gentle Yoga
An instructor-led yoga class geared towards seniors at all levels of fitness with a focus on strength, flexibility and posture.
Functional Fitness
An instructor-led fitness class that includes a mix of seated and standing exercises to enhance cardiovascular health, strengthen muscles and improve balance.
An instructor-led aerobic exercise class that utilizes Latin, ballroom and country dancing.
This is a mat class that draws on the basic principles of Pilates. This class focuses on developing core stability and better joint function through a series of accessible exercises, on the floor and standing, the class will explore how bodies were meant to move. This class is safe for people living with osteoporosis.
BeFit is a low-impact body conditioning fitness class.  Which includes low-impact aerobics, seated (functional chair), strength training, Stretching and flexibility exercises.
Gentle Chair Yoga
This alternative to traditional floor yoga slowly and gently works to stretch and strengthen key muscles while staying safe and respecting your body’s limits. The class is suitable for all experience levels, especially for beginners or people with limited mobility.

Recreation/Education Programs

Art Instruction: Watercolour Painting
This course guides you through the many tricks and techniques needed to paint in the delicate medium of watercolour. Explore your artistic side through this soothing and peaceful medium. No experience necessary, all levels are welcomed! Please note that class size is limited.
Memoir Writing
Is it time to start putting your personal narratives and most vital memories on paper? This workshop will help you write true stories that are skillfully crafted, rich in emotional depth, and compelling to read.
People & Current Events
Member led weekly discussion group exploring a wide range of topics from international and local news stories, arts and culture, history, you name it.
Duplicate Bridge
SAS provides a setting for playing duplicate bridge cards with an instructor who provides training and participates.

Other Services

Friday Spanish Seniors Club
We provide a congregate setting for frail, elderly hispanic seniors that enhances the quality of life of participants and supports their continued involvement in their community. Services include individual or group activities and provision of snacks and nutritious meals.
Telephone Assurance
Volunteer calls are made at a pre-arranged time to ensure the safety and well-being of seniors living alone.


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