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Older Adult Clubs / Associations

 

Canadian Association of Retired People (CARP Canada) - City of Greater Sudbury Chapter

CARP advocates for “A New Vision of Aging for Canada.” The mission of CARP is to improve the quality of life and to promote the well-being of all Canadians through advocacy, education, dissemination of information, money-saving services and programs specially designed for adults. Areas of advocacy include: promoting age-friendly cities, ending elder abuse, homecare, end-of-life care, dementia care, health care transformation, national pharmacare, investor protection and retirement income protection.

Location: Meetings take place at Science North in the Laamanen Room

Contact: Hugh Kruzel at 705-618-9510

Email:carpsudburychapter@gmail.com or Sudbury@carp.ca

Website: www.carpsudbury.ca

Membership Fees: Minimal fee for local chapter membership. For national membership fees or renewals visit www.carp.ca  

Local Membership includes:

  • Discounts at Science North.

National Membership includes:

  • Discount programs for hotels, car rentals and entertainment.

Activities:

  • General meetings are announced using local media. Topics include: fraud and scams, diabetes, Drive Wise, health issues, travel, home grants, pension incomes and income tax benefits.

  • Travel Club: Driven by member requests. Includes trips to live theatre productions, musicals and world class performances.

Capreol Seniors Club 240

The Capreol Seniors Club 240 offers adults aged 50 and up the opportunity for socialization, activity and community through a variety of meetings, activities and events.

Location: 9 Morin Street, Capreol                       

Contact: Don Degagne at 705-858-1164

Annual membership: $10.00

Monthly events and activities include:

  • Meetings in September, November, January, March and May on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.

  • Potluck supper on the third Sunday of each month at 5:00 p.m. (except June, July, August and December).

  • Bus service for members to Sudbury on the first Wednesday of each month (leaves Capreol Old Town Hall at 10:30 a.m. and returns at 2:30 p.m.)

Weekly events and activities (mid September to mid May): 

  • Line dancing on Monday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

  • Cards on Wednesday from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (except first Wednesday of each month).

Centre de santé communautaire du Grand Sudbury

Le Centre de santé communautaire du Grand Sudbury offers a variety of primary care services and programs for the French-speaking community of Greater Sudbury. 

Locations:

19 Frood Road
Sudbury, ON
705-670-2166

688 Emily Street
Hanmer, ON
705-969-5560

26 Main Street
Chelmsford, ON
705-855-8084

Email: info@santesudbury.ca

Website: www.santesudbury.ca

Events and activities:

  • Painting club
  • Card games
  • Yoga
  • Arts and crafts
  • Theatre group
  • Moderate aerobics
  • Computer club
  • Various health programs and presentations

Club 50 de Rayside-Balfour

The Club 50 de Rayside-Balfour offers francophone seniors the opportunity for socialization, activity and community through a variety of meetings, activities and events.

Location: 25 Main St. West, Chelmsford

Contact:Mr. Oliva Roy at 705-855-2628 or the office at 705-855-6839

Email: club50@eastlink.ca

Facebook: www.facebook.com/club50raysidebalfourchelmsford

Membership: $12.00/year for francophone seniors who are 50+.

Activities include:

  • Monday: shuffleboard on the floor, bid euchre

  • Tuesday: cards, euchre

  • Thursday: darts, bowling

  • All mornings except Sunday: billiards

  • Lunch for the 50+ Club: Every second Wednesday of the month beginning at noon (except June, July and August).

Le Club Amical du Nouveau-Sudbury

Club Amical du Nouveau-Sudbury is a non-profit francophone organization founded in 1982. We offer the seniors of Greater Sudbury activities that respond to their physical, emotional and spiritual needs. 

Location: 553 Lavoie Street, Sudbury

Contact: Francoise Gaudet-Geseron (President) at 705-566-2113

Email: clubamical@persona.ca.

Website: www.clubamicalnouveausudbury.com

Membership: $20.00/year. Members will receive discounts from various sponsors.

Regular activities include:

  • Monday to Saturday: billiards
  • Monday: yoga, carpet bocce
  • Tuesday: curling, darts, music jam, table shuffleboard
  • Wednesday: exercise sessions, table shuffleboard, guitar lessons, cards
  • Thursday: arts and crafts, floor shuffleboard, bid euchre, dinner the first Thursday of every month from January to April
  • Friday: exercise sessions, cards, euchre, bowling, sand bag pocket baseball, yoga (advanced)

Special Activities – open to the public:

  • Bid euchre tournaments every Saturday.
  • Each month from January to March we alternate having either a Sunday breakfast or a Sunday spaghetti supper
  • Each month from January to April we have a music jam session on Sunday afternoons 

Club d'Age d'Or de la Vallée

Club d’Âge d’Or de la Vallée offers activities and services to promote and develop the wellness and happiness of older adults. Activities are accessible to people age 45 and over who are members of the club. Our goal is to enable older adults or individuals with chronic illnesses to stay in familiar surroundings and stay active within their community through outdoor excursions, recreational events and educational presentations/workshops.

Location: 26 Côté Boulevard, Hanmer

Contact: 705-969-8649

Email: centre@vianet.ca

Fax: 705-969-7479

Membership:

$15.00/year. Registration held August 31 and September 1 at the Hanmer mall from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and at the Golden Age Club (le Centre Club d’Âge d’Or de la Vallée) at 26 Côté Boulevard from September 6 to 8 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Services:

  • Library
  • Day centre
  • Meals every Monday
  • Health presentations
  • Information workshops
  • Volunteer work
  • Carpentry shop
  • Hall rentals

Scheduled Activities:

  • Monday: exercise, hot meals, presentations, cards, knitting workshop and amateur musicians on the last Monday of the month.
  • Tuesday: line dancing, sandbag baseball, billiards, darts. 
  • Wednesday: yoga, bowling, paper tole, foot care treatments ($8.00)
  • Thursday: line dancing, paint club, Weight Watchers, friendship meals the third Thursday of the month.
  • Friday: billiards, dances on special occasions, spaghetti suppers, outings and horseshoes in the summer.
  • Saturday: dancing every second Saturday with DJ Gerry Roy
  • Sunday: card games every 3rd Sunday at 1:30 p.m.

Special Events/Activities:

  • Massage treatments: $40 for 30 minutes or $60 for one hour
  • Wii virtual games
  • Computer courses
  • Annual trip (scheduled for the fall 2016 or spring 2017)
  • Dances
  • Spaghetti suppers
  • Mother’s and Father’s Day brunches

Club Joie de Vivre

The Club Joie de Vivre offers seniors in the French-speaking community the opportunity for socialization, activity and community through a variety of meetings, activities and events. We are affiliated with Centre de santé communautaire du Grand Sudbury.

Contact: Gerry Berthelot (President) at 705-560-4216

Location: 19 Frood Rd., Sudbury

Annual Membership: $8.00/year, $2.00/visit

Activities:

  • Friday: Cards from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m
  • Christmas meal in December
  • Mother’s Day and Father’s Day celebrations

Coniston Seniors and Golden Age Club

The Coniston Seniors and Golden Age Club offers seniors the opportunity for socialization, activity and community through a variety of meetings, activities and events. New members are always welcome!

Location: Colonial Inn, 28 Cedar St., Coniston

Contact: Diane Talevi at 705-694-4520

Membership: $5.00/year

Activities:

  • Bingo, cards, darts and guest speakers.
  • Coffee breaks take place every Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.
  • On special occasions, brunch is served.
  • Activities begin in September and end in May

Friendly to Seniors™ Sudbury

Friendly to Seniors Sudbury was created by seniors for the benefit of older adults in our community. The program is delivered by qualified and trained volunteers who conduct awareness assessments of private and public facilities and encourage sensitivity to the concerns and needs of older adults. The objective of Friendly to Seniors is to make businesses and organizations more senior accessible, welcoming and service-oriented to everyone. We are closely associated with CARP.

Contact: John Lindsay by phone at 705-507-6037

Fax: 705-525-4632

Email: friendlytoseniors.sudbury@gmail.com

Mailing Address:

1546 Bellevue Ave., 
Sudbury, ON
P3B 3G2

Website: www.friendlytoseniors.ca

Activities:

  • Meetings are held semi-annually (spring/fall) and are announced through the media. Location of meetings varies.

Naughton Seniors and Pensioners

Naughton Seniors and Pensioners offers seniors the opportunity for socialization, activity and community through a variety of meetings, activities and events. All retired residents welcome.

Location: Naughton Community Centre, Municipal Road 55, Naughton

Contact:

Naughton Community Centre at 705-692-1258
Sharon Marois (President) at 705-692-5155
Doug Pappin (Vice-President) at 705-692-3173

Membership: $10.00

Activities: 

  • From September to May
  • Monthly meetings accompanied by a potluck lunch are held the first Wednesday of each month at noon
  • Monday: Card tables
  • Wednesday: Pickle ball, Floor shuffleboard
  • Friday: Card tables
  • Woodworking shop

Nickel Centre Seniors

Nickel Centre Seniors offers friendship, fun and an attractive clubhouse in which to meet. Open from September to June.

Location: 20 Edison Rd., Falconbridge

Contact: Jean Manual at 705-589-2126

Membership: $15.00/year, available to seniors over 50.

Facilities include:

  • meeting room and kitchen

  • craft room

  • games room with darts

  • shuffleboard and billiards

  • horseshoes and bocce outdoors

  • workshop with planer, edger, table saw, band saw, jig saw, drill and hand tools

Activities include:

  • Executive meetings first Tuesday of each month

  • General meetings held the second Tuesday of each month. Lunch at noon ($5.00), meeting to follow.

  • Card parties with lunch: Held on the third Tuesday of each month.

  • Monthly exchange with Skead Seniors. Lunch is served at noon with euchre, cribbage and bridge to follow.

  • Curling

  • Craft classes

  • Card game parties

  • Fun days with Skead Seniors

  • Potluck luncheons

  • Bowling (in Garson) on Thursday from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

  • Swimming at Nickel District Pool 

Onaping Falls Golden Age Club

Our membership boasts more than 250 members, including 29 life members. On weekdays, our club is open from 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. with a variety of activities. We interact with other seniors’ clubs for the purpose of sharing ideas, concerns, and events including bus tours and club functions.

Location: 109 Service Road, Onaping

Meetings:

General membership meetings are held the last Thursday of each month at 2:00 p.m. and end with a potluck supper. Executive meetings are held on the third Thursday of the month at 10:00 a.m.

Facilities include:

  • exercise room

  • shuffleboard

  • horseshoe pits

  • pool tables

  • woodworking shop

  • library (book exchange)

  • licensed bar

  • serenity room

  • computer for general membership use

Activities include:

  • bingo every Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.

  • pool tournaments

  • holiday activities

  • line dancing

  • bocce tournaments

  • bowling

  • horseshoe tournaments

  • cards available most days (bridge, euchre)

  • potluck social gatherings every month

One-Eleven Senior Citizens' Centre Inc.

The One-Eleven Senior Citizens’ Centre is a multi-purpose activity centre to which the older adults of Sudbury may come to participate in recreational and educational programs, to receive health information and to enjoy the camaraderie of fellow older adults. Our centre is open seven days a week with formal programs operating Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location: 111 Larch Street, Sudbury in the back of the second floor gym.

Hours: Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Contact:Colleen Burns, Coordinator of Services, 705-675-5303 ext. 202

Email: club111seniors@gmail.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/OneElevenSeniorCitizensCentre/

Membership:

A full membership is open to all older adults age 50 and over in the City of Greater Sudbury. Our annual membership fee is $12.00.

Activities include:

  • bingo

  • crafts

  • deck shuffleboard

  • cribbage

  • baseball

  • movies

  • fun and fitness

  • quilting

  • choir

  • walking exercises

  • cards

Monthly Special Events:

  • Fall Rummage Sale

  • Halloween Bash

  • Christmas Bazaar and Luncheon

  • Valentine's Day Luncheon

  • St. Patrick's Day Luncheon

  • Spring Rummage Sale

  • Strawberry Bazaar and Luncheon

  • Blueberry Tea

Information and Referral Centre:

  • The One-Eleven runs an Information and Referral Centre for seniors who need assistance locating appropriate branches of government, social service associations or private industry regarding health, housing, home support, education, finances, recreation, transportation, etc.

The ParkSide Centre (formerly the Older Adult Centre)

The mission of the ParkSide Centre is to enable, provide and advocate opportunities for people over 50 to explore their potential and to maintain a healthy, active and independent lifestyle. Our primary objective is to provide social, recreational and educational programs and services.

Location: 140 Durham Street, Sudbury

Contact: 705-673-6227

Website: www.theparksidecentre.ca (monthly newsletter available online)

Annual memberships:

  • $45.00 and includes such benefits as access to drop-in activities, reduced fees for ParkSide programs and discounted rates on room rentals and catering services.

  • The ParkSide Centre also offers subsidies to assist those who otherwise could not take part in our activities and programs.

  • Through their generosity and corporate partnership, Vale and Sudbury Integrated Nickel Company offer their employees and retirees a one-year free membership to experience all that The ParkSide Centre has to offer. (Please note that this offer applies to new members only.)

Activities:

  • volunteering

  • Get Fit for Active Living – Diabetes

  • therapeutic touch

  • fall prevention programs

  • blood pressure clinics

  • Parkinson’s mobility program

  • gentle hatha yoga

  • Tai Chi

  • Zumba®

  • belly dancing

  • traditional line dancing

  • clogging

  • drawing

  • painting

  • paper tole

  • carving and stained glass club

  • traditional rug hooking

  • bunka embroidery

  • quilting

  • computer and digital camera programs

  • Helping You at Home Program to assist seniors with housecleaning, yard work and repairs

Facility Features:

  • Parkview Eatery

  • Venue Rental

Hours of Operation:

September to May:

  • Monday to Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

  • Friday and Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

  • Sunday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

June to September:

  • Monday to Friday (except Wednesdays): 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

  • Wednesday:  8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Penage Road Seniors

Penage Road Seniors offers seniors the opportunity for socialization, activity and community through a variety of meetings, activities and events. The Penage Road Seniors’ Club is open to any interested senior.

Location: Penage Road Community Centre, 968 Regional Road 10, Whitefish

Contact: Ira-Jane at 705-866-2658

Activities include:

  • Lunch meetings on last Tuesday of the month at 11:30 a.m.

  • Educational workshops including nutrition and First Aid.

Rayside-Balfour Seniors' Craft Shop

Our seniors’ craft shop offers a fully equipped wood machine shop that allows our members to enhance their skills and talents with woodworking. Our members also enjoy coffee time, playing cards and meeting other friendly members. We are open from September until the end of June. Come and visit us.

Location: 3506 Errington Avenue North, Chelmsford

Contact:Rhéal Lessard at 705-855-4637

Fax: 705-855-8728

Email: raysidebalfoursenior@bellnet.ca

Membership: $30.00/year for those who are 55+, pensioned or retired

Activities:

  • Meetings are held the first Wednesday of every second month at 1:30 p.m.

  • Open house in May and November. Call the office for dates.

  • Coffee time

  • Playing cards

  • Woodworking

Skead Seniors Citizen Club

Location: 

5 Bell Street
Skead, ON
P0M 2Y0                               

Contact: Gayle Charsley, President: 705-969-3909

Membership:   

  • Anyone 50 years of age or older, new members welcome. 
  • $15.00 per person annually from January 1 to December 31.
  • Payable in January.

Hours of Operation:    

  • September to June:  Monday to Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • July and August: Wednesday and Thursday:  10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Activities & Events:

  • Woodworking, woodcarving, folk art painting, jewellery making, greeting card classes, sewing & needlework, cooking classes, wellness programs, card games, billiards, darts. 
  • 1st Tuesday of each month – General Membership Meeting at 1:30 p.m. 
  • Executive Meeting – time: T.B.A.
  • 4th Tuesday of each month - Card Tournament with Nickel Centre Seniors
  • 3rd Thursday of each month – Social afternoon and dinner at 5:30 p.m. (for members only)
  • Every Saturday evening – Cards, Wii and board games from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.

Special Events: 

  • Guest speakers are invited to speak on wellness, foot care, mouth care, health and safety for seniors.
  • Liaise with other senior’s groups in the area for card tournaments and travel adventures. 
  • Host the Food Court in conjunction with the MS Society at the Fall Fair at Freskiws.
  • Host a Spring Tea in May and a Christmas Tea in December.

 

Sudbury South Seniors and Pensioners

Sudbury South Seniors and Pensioners offers seniors the opportunity for socialization, activity and community through a variety of meetings, activities and events.

Location: Lockerby Legion, Long Lake Road

Membership: $25.00/year, payable in April

Contact: Peggy Kraemer at 705-522-3993

Activities:

  • General membership meetings on the first and third Wednesday of each month (includes speakers and coffee hour beginning at 1:00 p.m.)
  • Singing and dancing
  • Trips
  • Picnics
  • Christmas party

Ukrainian Seniors' Centre of Sudbury

The Older Adults Ukrainian Seniors’ Centre of Sudbury offers seniors the opportunity for socialization, activity and community through a variety of meetings, activities and events. The mission of the Ukrainian Seniors' Centre of Sudbury is to promote healthy living and involvement in social, cultural, recreational and charitable activities for older adults in a Ukrainian ambiance.

Location: 30 Notre Dame Avenue, Sudbury

Contact: Linda Russell, Special Events Coordinator at 705-673-7404

Email: garfest@cyberbeach.net

Website: www.ukrseniors.org

Events and activities include:

  • Diners club
  • Ukrainian Arts Boutique
  • Craft items
  • Guest speakers
  • Facility rentals
  • Monthly pyrohy and holubtsi workshops and sales
  • Supportive Housing Program
  • Pysanky Workshop – Learn the art of Ukrainian egg decorating (spring)
  • Celebrating Volunteers (June)
  • Blueberry Garden Party (July)
  • Annual Canadian Garlic Festival (August)
  • Ukrainian Heritage Day/Cultural Celebration (Fall)
  • Dates for events announced through local media.

Special Events:

  • August 28, 2016: 25th Annual Original Canadian Garlic Festival
  • October 20, 2016: Annual Meeting
  • November 1, 2016: Memorial Celebration and Reception
  • November 12, 2016: Holodomor Remembrance
  • November 27, 2016: Christmas Food Sale, Bazaar and Luncheon
  • December 15, 2016: St. Nicolas Day Luncheon

Valley East Seniors Club

The Valley East Seniors Club offers seniors the opportunity for socialization, activity and community through a variety of meetings, activities and events.

Location: Valley East Kin Park (Blezard Valley)

Contact:

Debi McNicol at jdmcnicol@sympatico.ca
Jeannine Savage at savagemj@live.ca 
Mary-Lou Bolger at kinclub@outlook.com

Membership: $20.00/year

Activities:

  • Cards every Monday from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • games
  • darts
  • socializing

Have we missed you?

If you represent a local not-for-profit club or association for citizens 50 and over, we would be pleased to list your club description. Please contact us for corrections and additions:

Telephone: 3-1-1, ask for Leisure Services
Fax: 705-671-8145
Email leisure.services@greatersudbury.ca