Aging Well Together

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. 

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View the Winter 2020 Edition of the newsletter.

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Senior of the Year Award & Nominations

The City of Pickering is excited to be able to honour one local senior for their outstanding accomplishments.

To be eligible for the award, the nominee must be a Pickering resident over 65 years of age, and have enriched the social, cultural, or civic life of the community.

Do you know a person deserving of this award? Tell us about your nominee, and their accomplishments, in a one page submission. Include contact information for both the nominator, and the nominee. We will be accepting nominations for the 2020 award until Thursday, February 13, no later than 4:00 pm

Mail or drop off nominations
Attention: Sharon Milton
Manager, Recreation Services, City of Pickering
One The Esplanade, Pickering, ON L1V 6K7

Email to: smilton@pickering.ca

The 2019 award winner will be announced to the public in June 2020.

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!

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. 

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 Church
2475 Concession 6, Greenwood, ON
905.683.6217

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
Floral Creations

Thursday, January 30
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

ESCC - Meeting Room 4  Registered Workshop

Join us and learn how to design your own center pieces and floral arrangements.

Cost is $65.00
Register now. Activity code: 17306 

Valentine's Day - Paint Like a Master

Friday, February 14
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

CHDRC - Arts Studio  Registered Workshop 

Grab your special someone or favourite group of friends and spend Valentine’s Day painting your newest masterpiece.

Cost is $22.00
Register now. Activity code: 17385 

PartyCipation

Friday, February 28
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

PTC - Pop Up Location by Dollarama Come exercise your body and brain!

Registration is required. Please note, space is limited.

SOLD OUT

GrandPals Day

March 7

11:00 am - 3:00 pm

GALCC

Pickering teens 13 - 19 yrs and adults 55+ are invited to join us
for this free and fun intergenerational event.

Contact us if you are a Pickering youth 13 - 19 yrs, or a resident 55+ that would like to join in on the fun. Space is limited. Call 905.420.4660 ext 3220 or

email rwitehouse@pickering.ca

Sunday Afternoon Big Band

Sunday, March 15
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

CHDRC Enjoy an afternoon of live entertainment with the 
George Lake Big Band for your listening & dancing pleasure. Light refreshments will be available.

Tickets on sale February 10 at the following locations:

Chestnut Hill Developments RC - 905.683.6582
East Shore CC - 905.420.6588
George Ashe LCC - 905.420.2370

Jewelry Creations

Thursday, March 26
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

GALCC - Russel Franklin Room Registered Workshop: Make your own bracelet out of precious stones and sterling silver.

Cost is $55.00
Register now. Activity code: 17309

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