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Activities and Organizations

Adult Rendezvous Club

Phone: 613-389-8222
Website: http://www.kingstongetsactive.ca/?places=adult-rendezvous-club
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1111 Taylor-Kidd Boulevard
Kingston, ON
K7M 8K4

The Adult Rendezvous Club is a social club and seniors' group offering activities such as bridge and euchre, exercise groups, and board games among many other social activities. The club operates from September through June out of St. Paul the Apostle Church.

Agnes Etherington Art Centre

Phone: 613-533-2190
Fax: 613-533-6765
Email: aeac@queensu.ca
Website: http://www.aeac.ca/
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99 University Avenue
Kingston, ON
K7L 3N6

The Agnes Etherington Art Centre is Canada's premier university art gallery. Our collection is remarkable for its breadth and quality, ranging from Canadian and European historical art to important holdings of West African sculpture and contemporary art. Each year, we present approximately 15 new exhibitions and offer stimulating public programs that appeal to all ages.

On-site amenities include the Gallery Shop and Art Rental & Sales Gallery. Guided tours are available in English and French. Tour and lunch packages are available. Bus parking available. Wheelchair accessible.

Admission: Adults $4, Seniors $2.50. Free admission Thursdays.

Hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 10 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday: 10 am - 9 pm (through Sept-April)
Saturday, Sunday: 1 pm - 5 pm
The Art Centre is located at University Avenue and Bader Lane.

Community Senior Citizens Club

Phone: 613-634-7247 (Elsie Parkinson)

The club holds activities such as shuffleboard, cards, refreshments, and bus trips in the spring and fall. They are affiliated with United Senior Citizens of Ontario. There is a membership fee of $10 per year. Meetings are held bi-weekly on Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Call for more information.

Crossroads United Church Shuffleboard Club

Phone: 613-542-0497 (Marie Whitmore)
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690 Sir John A MacDonald Boulevard
Kingston, ON
K7M 1A2

Shuffleboard is played every Tuesday at 12 noon. The Church is wheelchair accessible and walker friendly. Cost is $1.00 per week to play, and $1.00 for tea. The joining fee is $10.00 per year.
The season begins on the first Tuesday of every September and lasts until early June. The season is concluded with playoffs and a year-end banquet celebration. For more information, contact Marie Whitmore at phone number listed above.

Elderhostel - Road Scholar

Website: http://www.roadscholar.org/

Elderhostel is not-for-profit educational and travel organization. All participants, mostly over 50 years of age, are offered exceptional learning opportunities at reasonable costs in every corner of the globe. Elderhostel provides lifelong learning adventures. See the website above for additional information.

Hawaiian and Tahitian Dancing

Phone: 613-384-4238
Email: jane@me.queensu.ca
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4034 Bath Road
Kingston, ON
K7M 4Y4

Women's dancing only. Beginners class available at the Collins Bay Legion 631, Lower Hall. Open to all ages. Performances at seniors' residences can be arranged. For more information about Hawaiian and Tahitian dancing contact Jane Paul at the above number.

Interesting Years Club

Phone: 613-384-0214 (Frances Kraus)
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4034 Bath Road
Kingston, ON
K7M 4Y4

A social club offering activities such as cards. Bus trips available. Guests welcome for activities but not for the club meeting on the last Monday of every month. The group meets at the Collins Bay Legion.
Schedule
Mondays for euchre at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesdays for cribbage at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday at 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Thursdays for bridge at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Participants often go out for dinner in Kingston following the activity.
Formal meetings are on the fourth Monday of the month at 7:00 pm (members only).

Jubilate Singers

Phone: 613-547-4977

Open to men and women 55 years and up. They present programs of songs and humour to retirement homes and seniors clubs throughout Kingston and the surrounding area.

Later Life Learning

Phone: 613-546-2625
Email: laterlifelearning@gmail.com
Website: http://www.laterlifelearning.ca/
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690 Sir John A. MacDonald Boulevard
Kingston, ON
K7M 1A2

An intellectually stimulating lecture series including courses at university level for seniors. Consists of ten fall, six winter, and five spring lectures. The lectures are held at the Crossroads United Church. For further information, contact Natalie Holland at the above number or e-mail address.

Royal Canadian Legion Seniors' Club

Phone: 613-548-4570
Fax: 613-548-7226
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734 Montreal Street
Kingston, ON
K7K 3J4

The Royal Canadian Legion Seniors' Club welcomes Legion and non-legion members. Currently comprised of approximately 350 seniors, the club meets three days a week. Activities include all types of card games, trips, dinners and volunteer opportunities.
Hours:
Bar: Monday - Thursday from 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday & Saturday from 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sunday from 12 noon - 10:00 pm
Office: Monday - Friday from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Seniors Association Kingston Region

Phone: 613-548-7810
Fax: 613-531-1862
Email: info@seniorskingston.ca
Website: http://seniorskingston.ca/
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56 Francis Street
Kingston, ON
K7M 1L8

The Seniors Association offers members a variety of recreational, educational and social activities for seniors with diverse interests with over 5,000 "seniors" of all ages. The Association's Centre is equipped with program rooms, a computer lab, a woodworking shop, a restaurant, a cafe, a full-size gymnasium, as well as a mini-gym. Over 100 different programs are offered a few of which include: art and language classes, keyboarding, computer instruction, monthly dances, and multicultural events. Various services include: medical drives, a frozen food program, counseling, expert advice, and foot care. The Seniors Association also offers one day, multi-day and extended trips to Ontario, Quebec and beyond to members and friends.

Seniors Fit For Life Program

Phone: 613-533-2500
Fax: 613-533-6478
Email: custserv@queensu.ca
Website: http://www.gogaelsgo.com/
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284 Earl Street
Kingston, ON
K7L 3N6

Queen's Athletics and Recreation department administers an introductory and advanced program for seniors. The program runs twice a week for eight weeks. The focus of the program is on strength, coordination, endurance and balance. For further information, contact Queen’s Athletics and Recreation Centre at the above number.

YMCA

Phone: 613-546-2647
Fax: 613-549-0654
Website: http://www.kingston.ymca.ca/
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100 Wright Crescent
Kingston, ON
K7L 4T9

The YMCA offers seniors' fitness, swimming, aquafit classes, fitness testing, recreational sports, squash and group fitness classes. The facility offers programs such as:


  • Cardiac Maintenance Program: A fully monitored exercise program that can help seniors to lead a healthier, more active life.
  • Focus on Fitness: A program designed for individuals who are new to fitness or apprehensive about starting to work out. Small groups of members meet twice a week with qualified fitness staff.
  • Building Better Bones: In partnership with the KFL&A Health Unit, this program is designed to help minimize bone loss and increase the independence of those who may be at risk of developing, or who currently have, osteoporosis. The exercise program and education sessions include low impact aerobics, muscular conditioning, postural training, balance and coordination, and breathing and relaxation.

Queen's Human Resources
Fleming Hall, Stewart-Pollock Wing
Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6.
T: 613.533.2070 | F: 613.533.6196
hradmin@queensu.ca