All Facilities are currently closed. All spring programs/workshops/events have been cancelled or are on hold. For a full list of closures/cancellations and updates regarding the City's response to COVID-19 visit  pickering.ca/COVID19

Recreational Fun

  1. City of Pickering introduces Seniors Centre Without Walls - Join City of Pickering program staff for free weekly programs and Spotlight Series Presentations. All you need is a telephone, no internet or computer required. Senior Centre Without Walls
  2. While all of our regular programs and events are on hold, we invite Pickering adults 55+ to join our newly created 55+ Facebook Group. This group offers activities, experiences, social fun and information sharing opportunities just for our older adult community. 

Be sure to also like Recreation Pickering on facebook Facebook@RecreationPickering!


55+ Additional Resources

Free Resources that can help during this challenging time. 
Adults 55+ Resource Guide
Supports in Durham Region 

Upcoming Webinar:  

Date /TimeTopicInformationRegistration

Thursday, June 4

1 pm - 2 pm

Ask a Blind Person - Join CNIB Ambassadors for an honest and open discussion about blindness during National Accessibility Week!  Ask a Blind Person Register in advance for this webinar

Thursday, June 14

3 pm - 4 pm

Join Carea for a self care workshop for adults 55+.  

Fill Your Cup Please call Amy at 905.428.1222 ext. 2239

 


Recreation & Leisure

Programs, classes and workshops are run seasonally throughout the year. The City offers fitness, dance, arts, leisure, and special interest options that have been specifically designed, and priced to suit older adults. View the City Services and Leisure Guide for details. 

While our regular programs are on hold, we've got some things to keep you entertained...

  1. Adult Colouring Book is a great way to relieve stress, break boredom, and inspire creativity. If you dont have coloured pencils - challenge yourself to complete a page using just a pencil or pen.
  2. Adult Puzzle Book is a great way to relieve stress, and break boredom.

Aging Well Together

55+ Newsletter       

Subscribe to receive the 55+ Enewsletter by email for your chance to win a tablet! Random name draw will take place once we reach 500 subscribers.

 Spring Newsletter


Clubs and Activities

Catch up with old friends, or make new ones at one of Pickering's Seniors' Clubs and take advantage of the exciting programs and activities each has to offer!

 Rouge Hill Seniors' Club

George Ashe Library & Community Centre 
470 Kingston Road West 
905.420.4660 ext. 6103

Adults 50+ are invited for social fun and activities. The club operates Monday to Friday, with monthly meeting on the first Thursday of the month at 1 pm. Membership is required (nominal yearly fee).Darts, Carpet Bowling, Billiards, board games, Euchre, Tai Chi, presentations, and more!

 South Pickering Seniors Club

East Shore Community Centre
910 Liverpool Road South
905.420.5049
email our Membership Director

The South Pickering Seniors' Club invites Adults 55+ to participate in various social activities. Club operates Monday to Saturday with weekly meetings on Tuesdays at 12:45 pm. Membership is required (nominal yearly fee).Activities include darts, shuffleboard, carpet bowling, dance, fitness, tai chi, bingo, chess, card games and more!

 St Martins Seniors' Club
1201 St Martins Drive, Pickering, ON
905.839.8992
Claremont Golden Age Seniors' Club
Claremont Community Centre
4941 Old Brock Road, Claremont
905.649.2320
Greenwood Seniors' Club
Greenwood United Church2475 Concession 6, Greenwood, ON
905.683.6217
Bay Ridges Seniors' Euchre Club
Mondays from 7:00 - 10:30 pmat East Shore Community Centre
Beginner to Advanced - come out and play!
Pickering Lawn Bowling Club
Visit the Pickering Lawn Bowling Club website for more information.
2 Pickering PROBUS Clubs

Probus Pickering Lakeside is accepting new members
visit online at probuspickeringlakeside.ca

Visit the PROBUS website for information.

Members of the club pose with local officer Police Officer, Sean Samuels, and members of our Rouge Hill Seniors' Club, show off their snooker skills for the Durham Elder Abuse Network Safety Calendar. 

Bay Ridges Seniors' Euchre Club

Mondays from 7:00 - 10:30 pm
at East Shore Community Centre
Beginner to Advanced - Come out and play!

Pickering Lawn Bowling Club

Visit the Pickering Lawn Bowling Club website for more information. 

2 Pickering PROBUS Clubs

Probus Pickering Lakeside
Accepting new members
visit online at probuspickeringlakeside.ca

Visit the PROBUS website for information.

External Resources

Upcoming 55+ Exclusive Events


Event

Location Details
Paint Day - Cherry Blossom

Friday, April 3
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

** CANCELLED**

PTC Program Location - Main floor near Dollarama

Local artist Allan O’Marra will walk you through step-by-step from a blank canvas to take home masterpiece!

Cost is $15.00

Activity code: 21404

** CANCELLED**

Paint & Plant

Friday, April 24
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

** CANCELLED**

 CHDRC - Art Studio Registered Workshop: Make your garden a little brighter this spring by adding your own hand painted flower pot that you will fill with a flower arrangement.

Cost is $30.00
Register now. Activity code: 17386

** CANCELLED**

Sunday Afternoon Big Band (March 15) Event Refund - Bring your Big Band ticket to the original purchase location for a full refund May 4 - May 15, after facilities have reopened.

Complete City Event listings can be found on the Great Events Calendar