Thompson

55 +/ Seniors Services

A wide variety of programs and services are offered at Thompson Community Centre. Visit  Program Registration to register online and see the Recreation and Culture Guide for a full list of programs, services, events and drop-in programs that do not require registration.TCC Seniors Photo 2
At Thompson Community Centre, we are committed to enhancing the quality of lives of older adults by offering a wide variety of leisure and recreation opportunities in a welcoming and inclusive environment.  

For more information on programs, services and volunteer opportunities, please  take a look at our seasonal newsletter or contact our Older Adult Coordinator, Aliez Kay at 604-238-8429

PDF Document TCC Older Adults Winter 2017 Newsletter

Registered Programs
TCC Seniors Photo 1Whether you want to learn a language, improve your computer skills, or learn to watercolour, Thompson offers a variety of general interest programs.  Fitness classes and access to our fitness centre are also available at a reduced rate.  Please see our fitness section for more information.

Drop-in Programs
For $12.00 a year, we offer a variety of social drop-in programs.  Please see the brochure below for a listing of our current drop-in program offerings.

PDF Document Older Adults Activity Pass - Thompson

Upcoming Events/Programs
Latin Dance Party - January 19, 2017 from 1:00 - 3:00pm
Move to a Latin beat with easy-to-learn dance instruction then socialize with others while enjoying tropical fare refreshments. Registration required (Barcode #1791138)

Valentines Breakfast - February 14, 2017 from 9:00 - 11:00am
Meet others and socialize while dining on pancakes with fresh fruit and other delicious toppings! Registration required (Barcode #1760139)

Armchair Travel - February 16, 2017 from 1:00 - 3:00pm
View photographs, learn travel tips and hear tales of interesting places from around the world. Registration required (Barcode #1792239)

Hand in Hand with African Grandmothers - April 20, 2017
from 1:30 - 3:30pm

Listen to just a few of the inspiring stories of some of the resilient and resourceful African grandmothers raising orphaned grandchildren because of AIDS crisis in Sub-Saharan Africa. Presented by the Richmond Gogos (Zulu word for grandmothers) Registration required (Barcode #1787188)

Wellness Clinics

 

On the 4th Thursday of every month,Thompson provides a wellness clinic, often accompanied with an educational workshop. Get your blood pressure checked free of charge, or sign up for a manicure, pedicure or reflexology for less than $20. The educational workshops cover many topics from maintaining healthy cognition to strategies for falls prevention. Please see the brochure below for more information and call 604-238-8422 to register.

PDF Document  Wellness Clinic Flyer 2017

Volunteer Opportunities
The leadership and dedication of volunteers make these programs run successfully.  Whether you are interested in leading a social group, teaching a skill, offering ideas to our Older Adults Advisory Committee, or being available for special events, we need your help.  Please contact Sharlene Singh at 604-238-8436 for more information on how to become involved.

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