Address: 40 Orchard View Blvd, Toronto, ON M4R 1B9
Main Intersection: Yonge & Eglinton Ave
Balance exercises are the primary training exercise to prevent falls, but any exercise that aims to improve muscle strength, endurance and exibility can help to avoid falls and associated injuries.
Resistance bands are incredibly simple, but eective for a full-body workout that challenges virtually every major muscle group in your body.
In this class, participants will learn resistance and balance exercises that will help with coordination and will develop strong muscles that provide protection to joints, builds sturdier bones and improve brain function. Presented in partnership with SPRINT Senior Care.
No registration required. Space is limited, arrive early to avoid disappointment. Classes will be held in
the Main Floor Program Room.
Address: 91 Barrington Ave, Toronto, ON M4C 4Y9
Main Intersection: Barrington and Danforth
Access Alliance provides services and addresses system inequities to improve health outcomes for the most vulnerable immigrants, refugees, and their communities.
We believe that:
Client Centered: Our clients are encouraged and supported to make informed choices and decisions that relate to their health.
Collaboration: Our partnerships increase knowledge, strengthen systems and maximize resources so we can take action effectively.
Equity, Access and Inclusion: Our commitment is to challenge systemic barriers that reduce health outcomes for vulnerable populations.
Innovation and Excellence: Our organization fosters a culture of continuous learning, quality improvement and best practice.
Accountability: Our Stakeholders see a full and transparent use of evidence and resources that focus on positive client impacts.
The Community Health Centre model of care focuses on five service areas:
- Primary care
- Illness prevention
- Health promotion
- Community capacity building
- Service integration
Access Alliances – Access Point at Jane (Seniors Club)
Offers free programming for diverse seniors over the age of 65. Programs are offered on Mondays and Tuesdays and include Yoga, Pole walking, Bingo, arts and health workshops. For more information and to register, please call Thuy 416-760-2815 x242. ALL CLIENTS ARE WELCOME, NO CATCHMENT AREA. **Access Point on Jane 761 Jane St, York, ON M6N 4B4
Access Alliance MHCS –Barrington Site(former Neighbourhood Centre)
This site provides wellness-oriented programs to newcomers, low income families and seniors at different locations including: an active seniors program on different social and recreational activities such as Coffee n’ Chat , Chai and Chat , Arts & Crafts, Monthly lunch, Games, Bingo Outings and Yoga, an array of community services and family programs such as career and life skills workshops,
parenting workshops and playgroups, volunteer and leadership, a free income tax clinic, snow removal services, good food box and holiday hampers. For more information call: 416-698-1626
91 Barrington Ave, Toronto, ON M4C 4Y9
Address: 627 Queens Quay West
Main Intersection: Bathurst & Queens Quay
WNC is in the heart of an active adult lifestyle community! We offer a wide range of programs specifically designed for older adults. WNC is proud to be recognized as an official Seniors Active Living Centre by the Province of Ontario – Ministry of Seniors Affairs.
General membership is open to residents of our catchment area, which is as follows:
South of Front Street – North of Lake Ontario – West of Yonge Street – East of Strachan Ave.
Associate membership is available to those who reside outside our catchment area.
For more information please call: 416.392.1509
The horticultural therapy program facilitates opportunities for community members to connect with each other, nature and themselves. In this group we use nature and its beauty as a point of connection to bring the community together. This program will be held on Wednesday evenings from 5:30 – 7:00pm at the Waterfront Neighbourhood Centre. And on Fridays as posted on the calendar in the community room of local housing partners. This program will run into March 30th, 2018. You can expect to attend trips to gardens across the GTA, butterfly conservatories and much more. We will have guest speakers and we are grateful to have support from local businesses and community members to enrich the experience for participants. Expect to explore nature, mindfulness and journaling. Holistic wellness using the healing elements of our beautiful surroundings in Toronto. Special thanks to our program funder: Government of Canada – New Horizons for Seniors.
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
Adult and Seniors Community Kitchen
Join us for an evening of learning and sharing new recipes. Develop cooking skills and discuss nutrition information while preparing delicious and affordable meals together. For more information contact Elizabeth at 416.392.1509 ext. 327 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
New: Maximum of 10 participants.
Funded in part by the Ontario Seniors Secretariat EPC and City of Toronto Community Services Grant.
Easy PC Computer Program for Seniors – By Appointment
Elders Advisory Committee (EAC) / Horizons Grant Management Team
English As Second Language Program (ESL) Intermediates Level
Euchre and Bridge Games
Fitness Passes & Fitness Punch Cards
Funky Fitness – Intermediate
Exercise and more!
Address: 2398 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON M4P 2H4, Canada
Main Intersection: Yonge & Eglinton
The Anne Johnston Health Station (AJHS) is a not-for-profit community health centre providing a wide range of programs and services that promote the health and well-being of youth, seniors and people with physical disabilities. We are a fully accessible barrier free environment. All of our programs and services are free of charge and include primary health care, disease prevention, health promotion and community development.
Programs & Services:
This is a peer-led badminton group for seniors that encourages physical activity and social engagement.
A drop-in program for seniors interested in meeting people from the community. Keep up with current news events by engaging in stimulating and interactive discussion on current issues that affect our community, our country and the world.
This is a low impact class for seniors that consists of muscle strengthening and flexibility exercises. Get fit, meet other seniors and have fun! Interested participants must register prior to attending – this is not a drop-in class.
A health promotion program for Hispanic seniors from the community that promotes overall health and well-being through health education, physical activity, intellectual stimulation, community development and peer support.
SAGE (Seniors Acheiving Greater Esteem)
SAGE (Seniors Acheiving Greater Esteem) promotes the health and well-being of frail and/or isolated seniors by encouraging social engagement and independence. Interested participants must register prior to attending – this is not a drop-in class.
Stitches of Love Knitting Group
Knitters of all skill levels are welcome to come out and join our knitting group. All knitted items are donated to local shelters in the community.
Contact: Sasha Whiting, Health Promoter
Phone: (416) 486-8666 ext. 299
Address: Suite 401- 27 Roncesvalles Avenue,Toronto, Ontario M6R 2K4
Main Intersection: Roncesvalles & Queen
Parkdale Golden Age Foundation is a non-profit charitable organization that was established in 1974 with the aim of improving the quality of life for seniors and the disabled through various programs.
Our congregate dining program provides hot, nutritious meals at various locations around Toronto. This program provides our clients with a healthy meal that often include bread and butter, tea, coffee, juice, soup, various different entrees and delicious desserts that are prepared by our team of professionally-trained cooks and staff. PGAF’s dining program is a great opportunity for seniors around the community to gather together for delightful conversation with friends while enjoying their dinner.
Elderly Persons Centre
Parkdale Golden Age Foundation is a designated Elderly Persons Centre and provides various social and recreational activities for Seniors in the community. They allow our clients to build new friendships with others in the community as well as provide them with mental and physical activities. Our staff understand the importance of staying active as you age. Some of the activities we provide include:
● Tai Chi
● Outings and day trips
● Floral Arrangements
● Health Promotion/Health Presentations on various topics
Address: 2213 Dufferin St, Toronto, ON M6E 3S2, Canada
Main Intersection: Dufferin & Eglinton
Fairbank Memorial Community Centre is a multilevel facility that offers a wide variety of programs ranging from arts, dance, music, fitness and sports.
Programs & Services:
- Bocce ball
- Cooking classes
- Italian men’s group
- Italian and Portuguese-speaking women’s groups
- Wellness Workshops
Cost: Membership $30/year
Address: 21 Hendon Ave, Toronto, ON M2M 4G8, Canada
Main Intersection: Yonge & Finch
North York Senior Centre provides programs and services to promote the physical, emotional and social well-being of adults aged 55 years and older, living in our diverse community.
Programs & Services:
The Active Living Centre (ALC) offers a variety of activities, classes, events, trips and services to help you ease into, and enjoy, your retirement lifestyle. At the ALC, you’ll be encouraged to be active, live well and stay socially connected. Programs and services include;
- Arts and culture programs
- Fitness Centre and classes
- Health and wellness services
- Lifelong learning classes
- Multicultural social groups
- Recreation and leisure activities
- Special events and travel opportunities
Cost: Membership $45/ year
Address: 160 Eglinton Ave E, Toronto, ON M4P 3B5, Canada
Main Intersection: Yonge & Eglinton
We encourage the development of a forum for individuals to share their concerns and ideas, and to work together in the resolution of community issues within an environment that fosters dignity and equity.
Programs & Services:
Our 50+ program offers a variety of activities including;
- Comuter classes
- Book Clubs
- Creative Writing
- Yoga, Pilates, Zumba, Nordic Pole Walking
- Outings/Day Trips
Cost: Membership $30 / year
Address: 297 Victoria St, Toronto, ON M5B 1W1, Canada
Main Intersection: Yonge & Dundas
Lifelong learning, leadership and personal growth opportunities for adults 50+. Our core goal is to offer exceptional educational experiences for older adults, regardless of their educational background or special needs. Each year we build on our existing partnership with Ryerson by contributing funds for programs, services and equipment that are priorities for LIFE and 50+ Learners. In this way LIFE continues to strengthen its leadership position and ensure new learning opportunities for older adults well into the future.
Programs & Services:
The LIFE Institute delivers high quality educational programs for older adults covering a wide variety of subjects in the Arts, Humanities, Sciences, Technology and Contemporary Issues. Many of our courses are led by LIFE volunteers. These “Moderator-led Courses” are an excellent opportunity for members who are seeking leadership opportunities to prepare and direct a course; class participants may also be asked to research and present a topic. We also offer “Lecture Courses”, which are given by a professor or acknowledged expert in the field. Lecture Courses usually include a question and answer period, and may include a reading list.
Cost: Membership $80/ year