Be sure to check the Newsletter to confirm program dates & times.

New (&Old) Member Orientation - Everyone welcome!

Date: Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Time: 9:30 am

Location: Vi Kennedy Room

Price: N/C

All welcome to come hear about our policies, programs, events and volunteering. Have a coffee, ask questions of staff, meet other members and make the most of your membership.

Intro to Pickleball - All Beginners Welcome!

Date: Tuesday, Jan. 14 & 21

Time: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Location: Gym

Price: N/C (But please register!)

Bev & Mike will help new players feel more comfortable and confident as they learn the game with other non-players. Once players have learned the basic skills, they will be better prepared to join our regular play days

Encaustic Art with Barb Marshall

Date: Jan. 24 & Feb. 7, 2020

Time: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Location: MS

Price: $10

The oldest Encaustic painting is a 2000 yr old Egyptian portrait . Have fun creating your very own treasures with an iron and crayons. No art or iron-ing experience is required!

Coffee with a Cop!
Sherri Golds and Aaron Coulter are OPP Community Service Officers

Date: Last Tuesday of the month

Time: 9:30 am - 10:15 am

Location: VK

Price: N/C

OPP will host a drop in coffee time on the last Tues. of the month (not in Dec), when you can ’ask her anything’. On occasion, she may have a guest speaker or come with a prepared presentation on a topic of interest to community. All welcome! No registration necessary

Insurance is Changing - What you need to know with Sue Cook.

Date: Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020

Time: 1:00 am

Location: M

Price: N/C

Car insurance is confusing and ever-changing. People don’t always receive what they think they have purchased. “As a therapist who works with victims of auto accidents, I will explain what you need to know.” Sue is the owner of Abilities Rehab Services. All welcome.

Free Blood Pressure Clinic

Date: Friday, Jan. 24, 2020

Time:10 am - Noon

Location: C

Price: N/C

Bayshore Home Health will hold a free Blood Pressure Clinic. Drop in to visit a qualified health professional. No Charge.

Free Senior Empowerment Lunch

& Learn Series

Date: Wednesday, Jan. 29 & 4 Consecutive Wednesdays

Time: Coming soon

Location: CH

Price: N/C

Jane Barnett’s modules include discussion, presentations, guest speak-ers and activities that enhance knowledge of senior abuse, strategies for prevention, personal empowerment and services available to support seniors in our community. It’s a Senior Community Grant project! See more info top of Jan calendar. Register at reception.

ITALIAN Cooking with Pat O’Dell & Alasdair MacLean

Sponsored by Maurice ValuMart

Date: Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020

Time: Noon

Location: Kitchen

Price: $25

Alasdair and Pat provide all recipes and time-honoured cooking tips and tricks. Everyone cooks, eats & has fun. Left-overs are carefully packaged up for transport home. It’s a lovely afternoon! Menu: Meat & Veggie Lasagna with home-made noodles & sauce.

Building Safe Communities for People Living with Dementia

Date: Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020

Time: 9:15 am - 10:45 am

Location: VK

Price: N/C

All Welcome! No Registration required.


You are invited to attend this 90-minute presentation aimed at educating the public on dementia, safety issues that arise for people living with dementia and proactive steps you can do to help your friends, family and neighbours live as active participants in their community for as long as possible. No registration required. All welcome.

Healthy Brains with Erika Rice

Date: 4 Thursdays in March, 2020

Time: 1 pm - 3 pm

Location: Marg Scott

Price: N/C

Learn facts & practical strategies to improve brain health & reduce risk of dementia. This series is no charge, but you must register with Kristin Flood 705-722-1066 or email

55 Alive Driver Refresher Course with Paul Hamelin

Date: TBA Spring 2020

Leave your name at reception and we will notify you when we have a date for Spring 55 Alive course.


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527 Len Self Blvd (North Simcoe Sports and Recreation Centre)
Midland, ON L4R 5N6

Tel: 705-526-7609
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