CLASSES & ACTIVITIES
◊ NON-MEMBERS: $2.20 surcharge on pay-by-day or
surcharge per multi-class session.
◊ For some classes, you’ll be required to sign a liability waiver before participating. Before starting any physically strenuous classes, please check with your physician.
◊ Some classes may be cancelled if not enough register. Please check with the office.
◊ REGISTRATION for all classes must be done at the Centre
or through our class registration within
this website. The City of Hamilton phone registration “RecConnect” will not register you for our programs.
◊ REFUNDS are only given if you contact the office when you get sick, to be eligible for the refund.
Click the buttons at left for descriptions and fees.
SOCIAL, CARDS AND GAMES
(Contract and Supervised Play)
day Monday no partner needed
Beginners new students welcomed in September.
You need a partner for this
Monday evening event.
A group of men play Bridge in the Music Room
(Bid Doubles, Bid Triples and Progressive)
and Thursday evening
CHIT CHAT CLUB
class Tuesday afternoon
enjoy this new event Thursday afternoon
GOLF in Summer
Limited number of members can play at Oak Gables
Golf Club at reduced rates. Memberships are purchased on Golf Registration Day.
Scrambles held the first Tuesday of each month.
CRAFTS AND SKILLS
HERITAGE RUG HOOKING Work
on your own project
A fun opportunity to come in and work on any kind of stitchery hand-craft. If you need help on a project, there will probably be someone who can help!
First time woodcarvers need to sign up 1 week ahead
9 am to 3 pm (includes clean-up time)
You must sign up and pay every month at the office. Liability waivers will need to be signed. This is a chance to work on your specific project. This is not a drop-in
INSTRUCTIONAL Sign up and pay each month at the office. Max. 5 on a first-come, first-serve basis. Liability waivers will need to be signed.
- the first lesson is absolutely mandatory - at this lesson you will discuss equipment you will require. Basic skills will be taught during first four classes - you must be able to attend these four classes.
DRAWING & PAINTING BASIC
An introduction to fundamentals with emphasis on seeing as the artist sees; discussion of structure, mass, outline and volume of form; transparent & opaque mediums will be used individually and in combination (mixed media.) Min. of 9 students required.
EXERCISE AND FITNESS
EXERCISE Mild exercising in the small warm pool: improve muscle tone, relax & enjoy exercising to music
SWIMMING & EXERCISE
Swimming for all abilities in the large pool, followed by exercising in small warm pool.
A fun, low impact exercise class with some dance elements throw in for fun. Great music, great workout including the use of various resistance equipment, and a dynamic cool down and stretch.
low-bounce, fun-filled exercise class to great music, with a little floor work thrown in on Tuesdays! This one hour class will keep you moving and grooving; twice a week.
FLEX, STRETCH & STRENGTHEN
Listen to a variety of great music while using
dynabands and various weights to get stronger while sitting on and standing by a chair. Soothing stretching and deep breathing to increase flexibility and reduce stress. Use it, so you don’t lose it—and have fun at the same time!
- All Levels
TAI CHI (TAOIST)
- Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced
Mon - Fri, 8 to 9 am. No need to register for this —
just show up! During bad weather we're indoors, good weather we walk outside of the store.
upper body. Tuesday 6pm. just show up.
well being to mental calming and
physical relaxation. Thursdays 2pm
Min. 10 students needed for each class to run.
Yoga is a small intimate Hatha yoga in the style. Classes are non-competitive and respectful of the body exactly as it is. Postures are appropriate to all levels and ages and are adapted to each individual. Yoga postures, breathing exercises and relaxation will be taught in each class. You are invited to work at your own pace. Benefits for those over 50 include removing stiffness and tension from the body, restoring vitality and strength, improving balance, flexibility and coordination, and improves concentration, reduces stress and teaches the body mind to be quiet and at peace.
- Beginners, Intermediate
- Intermediate, Musical Jazz
exercise by dancing to Latin music
and exercise combined for fun
- Men's 4-Part Chorus
- Ladies 3-Part Chorus
- A fun mixed group who love to sing
Ability to read music necessary
SWING BAND This is a “fun” band
CAMERA classes from very beginner to
We offer a variety of classes from very beginner to advanced;
including: Advanced (setting up windows, etc.),
Spreadsheets, Word Processing,
Family Tree Maker, Internet Fundamentals, Labels & Business Cards.
Call the office to put your name in.
Tuesday Access Time: you must have basic knowledge of computers; call the office to book. Access to the Internet
and practice your computer skills. $3 / hr. plus 15¢ / sheet printing costs. You must sign up at the office.
your life story
DRIVER’S SEMINAR / TESTING
Seminars are held at the Senior Centre at least twice a month. YOU must call
MTO at 1-800-396-4233 to book your place yourself. Seminar is approximately 90 minutes, and there is also a written test and a vision test during your stay. These seminars fill quickly so make sure you call at least
six weeks prior to the expiry of your
license - even earlier is best. Normally these seminars are the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month.
55 ALIVE DRIVER RETRAINING
This is a great in-class driver-refresher course for anyone, but especially if you’re looking at having to write a test.
Wednesday - appointments from 9 am to 12 noon. You must call the office for an appointment.