About Minoru Place
The Seniors Centre at Minoru Centre for Active Living
7191 Granville Avenue
Richmond, BC V6Y 1N9
The Minoru Place Activity Centre will be closed effective Monday, March 4, 2019.
All programs and services will resume starting Monday, March 11, 2019 in the new Seniors Centre at Minoru Centre for Active Living - 7191 Granville Avenue, Richmond, BC.
Set in beautiful Minoru Park, Minoru Place Activity Centre (MPAC) offers an inviting environment for adults 55 years and older to enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle. A vast range of activities and programs including registered programs, out trips, special events, health and wellness clinics and support groups are offered for all levels of ability. With an annual Facility Pass, community members can choose to join any of the 35 different activity groups that meet regularly. Complimentary honorary memberships are available to those 90+ years of age.
Minoru Place Activity Centre (MPAC) hosts a full-service cafeteria, Billiards room, wood working shop, multi-purpose rooms for programs and events and casual seating space for reading, cards or socializing. A variety of daytime out trips by bus, boat and train to special attractions, events and restaurants are offered.
The Minoru Place Newsletter provides details on programs and services specific to MPAC. Copies are available at the centre.
Jan Feb Newsletter
Coordinator, Senior Services: Renata Turick
Community Facilities Coordinator: Melanie Burner
Community Facilities Coordinator: Sonja Pickering
Recreation Facility Clerk: Tammy Davies
Recreation Leader: Helen Kwan
Seniors Wellness Coordinator: Aliez Kay
Volunteer Coordinator: Jacqui Oostergo
Food Services Coordinator: Walter Messiah
Food Services Supervisor: Cesar Vincent San Pedro
Community Leisure Transportation: Roop Nagra
Fitness Coordinator: Donna Bishop
Seniors Coordinator: Cynthia Ng
Building Service Worker: Marek Mackowski
Operated by the Minoru Seniors Society, the cafeteria provides meal service and snacks at reasonable prices. Hot entrees are available Monday-Friday, 11:30 am-1:30 pm and Fridays 4:30-6:00 pm. For further information about meals or catering services, contact Minoru Place Activity Centre at 604-238-8450.
* The Cafeteria accepts cash, credit/debit cards and cheques.
* Plus 5% GST on all items
Please Note: Friday Night Dinners will now be done through a reservation system. Making a reservation reserves a meal, not a physical spot in the Cafeteria. Please reserve your meal(s) by 9:00 pm on the Wednesday prior to the Friday Night Dinner. Kindly call the front desk at 604-238-8450 to reserve or for more information.
Monday-Thursday: 8:30 am-4:00 pm
Friday: 8:30 am-7:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am-2:00 pm
The Cafeteria will be reopening on March 11, 2019 in the new Seniors Centre at Minoru Centre for Active Living.
Minoru Place Cafeteria: March 11 - 16, 2019
|Monday||Creamy Garlic Mushroom Chicken Thighs, Jasmine rice, stir-fry vegetables|
|Tuesday||Cheesy Ground Beef Casserole, penne pasta, mixed green salad, garlic bread|
|Wednesday||Teriyaki Chicken Breast, rice pliaf, garlic bok choy|
|Thursday||Bangers and Mash, BBQ sauce, Caesar salad|
Lunch: Honey Soy Baked Salmon, ginger garlic rice, roasted zucchini
|Saturday||Soup and Sandwiches|
Minoru Centre for Active Living
The new Minoru Centre for Active Living is expected to open to the public on Monday, March 11, subject to receipt of final occupancy. The facility will include an aquatic centre, seniors' centre and other recreation and sport amenities. This facility will replace the aging and outdated Minoru Aquatic Centre and Minoru Place Activity Centre as well as the former Minoru Pavilion.
The Seniors Centre at Minoru Centre for Active Living will be located on two floors with a lounge, full-service café, a range of activity rooms including an arts studio, woodworking shop, billiards/games room, multipurpose rooms and a dedicated entrance and lobby. The Fireside lounge is expected to be a popular gathering space for seniors to socialize and relax, and the Wellness Studio will be a welcome addition for our health and wellness based support groups, activities, and workshops.
The new facility's aquatic centre will feature:
- 2 - 25-metre swimming pools (one 8-lane tank and one 6-lane tank) with accessible features an varying depths and temperatures, allowing for greater usability and flexibility in programming.
- a large leisure pool with features including a river run, spray elements and play features.
- a wellness area with two hot pools, cold plunge pool, steam room and saunas.
- a large change room area featuring a mix of gender-specific and universal change areas.
Other features include a 8,500 square foot fitness centre offering a range of machines and equipment to cater to users of all ages and abilities. The facility will also house eight team rooms for sport field users that are accessible from the fields and multipurpose spaces to support tournaments and events.
Find out more about the project, visit: www.YourMinoru.ca.