Valentine’s Friendship Social

Friday, February 14th

1:00 pm – 2:15 pm

Celebrate Valentine’s day with friends at the Centre.  Join us for coffee and cupcakes and a game of Valentine pictionary. Sure to make you smile!

$2.00 to attend. Register with the front office before February 11th.

Mixed Media Mixer for Seniors

February 4th to March 24th, 2020

Tuesdays, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Neilson Park Creative Centre in partnership with the Islington Seniors’ Centre is offering a new free 8 week, mixed media Art workshop with an emphasis on creativity and social connection for older adults. Each week, will consist of creative art making activities, a snack break, conversation and collaborative work.  Activities will encourage creative thinking and problem solving and the group is not limited to traditional approaches such as drawing or painting alone but will mix it up to include printmaking, sculpture, story sharing and collaboration. A fun way to exchange stories and experiences while creating Art.

REGISTRATION by PHONE:  Please leave your name and phone number. Please leave the spelling of your name if necessary.

REGISTRATION BY EMAIL: Email your name and phone number to: [email protected]  In the subject line, write: “Mixed Media Art Group”.

Fit and Fun Exercise Classes

Wednesdays, 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

January 15th to February 19th

Low Impact Aerobics; Improve Joint Mobility and your Balance while moving to fun music!  This class also incorporates resistance bands and balls for strengthening of muscles and helping to increase mobility in arms, lets and trunk.  A good workout for everyone.

The class is mostly done sitting in a chair but you can stand to do some of the strengthening and mobility exercises if you wish.

Fee: $36 for 6 classes.  Membership required.

Pre-registration and payment required.

Creative Movement Exercise Class

Tuesdays, 10:30 am to 12 noon

February 11th – March 17th (change of date)

For: Balance & Falls Prevention

Participants follow gentle exercises done to music, each person doing the exercises according to their own abilities.  Exercises are done in chairs but you may stand if you wish. Exercises are directed to the needs of a person with Parkinson’s or with mobility concerns and include:

Postural awareness, Balance, Flexibility and Ease/range of motion.  Repetition is important for improvement and building confidence.  It is a gentle program that is beneficial to anyone wanting to feel better and move better.

Please register with payment in the front office. $38.00 for 6 weeks.

Strengthen & Stretch Fitness Class–New!

Thursdays, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

January 16th to February 20th

This new class focuses on Heart Health.  It consists of:

  • low impact cardio
  • strengthening exercises to increase your heart rate
  • hand-held weights and soft balls
  • some dancing style exercises
  • mostly standing exercises
  • a good workout!

$38.00 to attend.  Pre-registration and payment required. Membership required.