SENIOR CENTRES & CLUBS - N.W. CALGARY
1. Banff Trail Seniors 282-2234
Banff Trail Community Hall,
2115 - 20 Avenue N.W.
Calgary, T2M 1J1.
Hours: Meets Wednesdays 1:00 - 3:30 pm.
Social/recreation club. Activities include cards, crafts.
2. Bowness Senior Citizens Club 286-4488
6422 - 35 Avenue N.W.
Calgary, T3B 1S6.
Contact: Heather Otjes, Coordinator
Hours: 9:00 - 4:00 Mon-Fri
Senior drop-in centre. Activities include dances once a
month, trips, and other special events. Classes include
line dancing, tai chi, yoga, clogging, paper tole, ball room
dance, calligraphy, and folk art painting. Membership:
3. Brentwood Community 55+ Group 284-3477
c/o Brentwood Community Sportsplex,
5107 - 33 Street N.W.
Calgary, T2L 2A7.
Hours: Meets every Wednesday from 1:00 - 3:30
Seniors' social group that meets mostly for bridge. A
member brings lunch. Membership: approx. 20.
4. Confederation Park Seniors 289-4780
2212 - 13 Street N.W.
Calgary, T2M 4P7.
Contact: Pat Tillotson, Administrator
Hours: Office 8:30 - 4:00 Mon-Fri
A seniors drop-in activity and information centre.
Information services include filling of forms, income tax
preparation, legal consultation, commissioner for oaths,
assistance with government services. A yearly Security Fair
is held in the spring. Health services include a visiting
Community health nurse, hearing clinics, and podiatrist foot
clinic. A barber and hairdresser are also available.
Programs include exercise classes, dance, walking group,
arts and crafts, and university courses. There is a
library, Next to New Shop, Craft Shop, carpentry shop, and
travel department. Membership: approx. 2100.
5. Daisies and Sweet Williams 289-0168
St. Gabriel's Anglican Church,
504 - 30 Avenue N.W.
Calgary, T2M 2N6.
Hours: Meets third Tues. of each month (except July,
August), 2:00 pm
Senior social club. Membership: 30.
6. DISBANDED - Mount Pleasant 50 and Over Club
Mount Pleasant Hall,
602 - 22 Avenue N.W.
Calgary, T2M 1N7.
Hours: Meets Monday nights - doors open at 7:00.
DISBANDED as of the spring/96 due to dwindling attendance.
Seniors' social club that meets for cards followed by a
dance with a live orchestra. Membership: 125.
7. Highwood Seniors 289-9329
Highwood Community Hall (no mail),
Harlow Avenue & Hudson Rd. N.W.
Hours: Meets Mondays at 1:00.
Seniors' social club. Meets mostly for crafts. There are
no men in the group. Membership: 20.
8. Hillhurst Sunnyside Seniors 283-0554
1118 Kensington Road N.W.
Calgary, T2N 3P1.
Hours: Tues/Thurs afternoons
Senior social club with drop-in activities such as cards.
Some day trips. Runs an outreach program. Membership: 10.
9. Huntington Hills Pioneers 275-4294
Huntington Hills Community Centre,
520 - 78 Avenue N.W.
Calgary, T2K 0S2.
Contact: Else De Groot, Coordinator
Hours: 1:00 - 4:00 Tues-Thurs, 7:00 - 9:00 pm Wed.; open
Senior social club. Social and recreational programs.
10. Keenage Club 277-5576
Rosedale United Church,
1317 - 1 Street N.W.
Calgary, T2M 2S5.
Hours: Usually meets the 4th Thursday of eachmonth. Does
not meet in July/August.
Senior social club that has been together 25 years. Average
age is 80+. Meets for lunch or day trips. Membership:
11. Montgomery Guys and Dolls Senior Citizens 288-3131
4704 - 17 Avenue N.W.
Calgary, T3B 0P5.
Hours: Meets Wednesdays 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Senior social club. Meets Wednesdays for bingo. Every
third Wednesday there is a potluck followed by bingo. Club
closed the last two weeks in August. Membership: approx
12. Parkdale Nifty Fiftys Social Club 283-0620
3512 - 5 Avenue N.W.
Calgary, T2N 0V7.
Contact: Bev Singbeil, Coordinator
Hours: 9:00 - 3:00 Mon-Thurs
Seniors' social club offering a wide variety of activities.
These activities include classes, drop-in programs,
information seminars, income tax, and volunteer outreach.
Social activities are offered 2 or 3 times a week in the
evening. Classes are run in the morning and drop-in
activities in the afternoon. The outreach program consists
of volunteers who visit isolated seniors in their homes or
in the hospital. The outreach program is limited to
Parkdale and area. Membership: approx. 250.
13. Rosedale Seniors 282-1135
Rosedale Community Hall,
901 - 11 Avenue N.W.
Calgary, T2M 0C2.
Hours: Meets some Wednesday afternoons at 1:00. Most days
are just for bridge except the last Wed of the month.
Seniors' social club. Meets for bridge and has guest
speakers on the last Wednesday of each month. Membership:
approx approx 25.
14. Rosemont Community Association Seniors
Rosemont Community Association,
2807 - 10 Street N.W.
Calgary, T2K 1H2.
Hours: Meets Wednesday afternoons.
Senior club that meets for lunch and then painting in oils,
acrylics, or water colour. Some people come just for the
lunch. Membership: 10-12.
15. Salvation Army 55+ Group 283-6986
1705 Westmount Road N.W.
Calgary, T2N 3M4.
Contact: Marilyn Shirkie, secretary
Hours: Every second Tuesday 11:30 - 2:30
Senior social club. Half hour bible study each week at
11:45. Social activities, guest speakers. Three tours a
year. Membership: 65.
16. St. Andrew's Seniors `In Group' 282-5211
St. Andrew's Community Hall,
2504 - 13 Avenue N.W.
Calgary, T2N 1L8.
Hours: Thursdays 10:30 - 2:00, Wednesdays art group 1:00 -
Senior social club and art group. Thursdays the members
play bridge and scrabble. They charge $1 for soup, fancy
cake, ice cream, tea and coffee. Wednesdays the art group
meets. Membership: 20.
17. Thornview Seniors 275-0300
Thorncliffe Community Hall,
5600 Centre Street N,
Calgary, T2K 0T3.
Hours: Mon 1:00 - 4:00, Thurs & Sat 7:00 pm with lunch at
Senior social club. Activities include ceramics, floor and
table shuffleboard, snooker, carpentry shop, and day trips.
18. Varsity Seniors Club 288-9001
Varsity Community Centre,
4303 Varsity Drive N.W.
Calgary, T3A 0Z7.
Hours: Mondays 1:00 - 3:30 plus last Friday in the month
for lunch and whist.
Seniors social club. Monday meetings consist mostly of
bridge and canasta. Tries to plan one extra-curricular
activity per month such as day trips or overnight trips.
19. West Hillhurst Go-Getters 283-3720
1940 - 6 Avenue N.W.
Calgary, T2N 0W3
Contact: Cassandra Towpich, Coordinator
Carole Saviak, Administrator
Hours: 8:30 - 4:00 Mon-Fri
Adult 50+ drop-in and recreation centre. Runs a variety of
classes and activities including trips, carpet bowling,
euchre, bridge, whist, canasta, scrabble, cribbage, crafts,
Qi Gong, tai chi, line dancing and walking. Bingo runs every
Wednesday at 12:00pm. Other services include a visiting
podiatrist every six weeks and a lawyer and reflexologist once
a month. A luncheon is held the second Monday of every month.
Please visit our web site for more information: www.gogetters.ca.
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