Seniors Centres Without Walls

Enjoy some of our great seniors programs from the comfort of home!

Our free and interactive telephone-based initiative safely connects seniors 50+ to other seniors from the comfort of their homes. Seniors Centres Without Walls (SCWW) is a series of 30 to 60-minute multi-person phone conversations covering various topics that start at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Monday to Friday, as applicable.

For more information, contact:

Julie Pennal at 905-845-6601, ext. 3978
Nicole Wedgerfield at 905-845-6601, ext. 3977
scww@oakville.ca

How to join Seniors Centres Without Walls

You do not need to be a member of Oakville Seniors Services to participate. And no special equipment is needed, just a telephone.

Check out the SCWW program calendar (a PDF link and list version follows). Call 905-845-6601, ext. 3979 or email scww@oakville.ca to pre-register. Leave your name and number to be added to the program list(s) of choice.

Steps to connect on the day of your program

  1. Dial 1-866-279-1594 about 10 minutes before the program start time. If you have trouble with the next steps, dial 0 to speak to the operator and ask to be connected to Seniors Centres Without Walls Oakville.
  2. Enter the six-digit passcode 809666 (works for all programs) then press #.
  3. Say your name and press # again.

Schedule is subject to change.

September 1

  • Trivia
  • Table Topics

September 2

  • Brain Games
  • Would You Rather?

September 3

  • Trivia
  • Travel Talk with George – Budapest

September 4

  • Scattergories
  • Coffee Chat

September 7

LABOUR DAY

September 8

  • Brain Games
  • Travel Talk with George – Montreal

September 9

  • Chair Yoga
  • Table Topics

September 10

  • The Battle of Britain with Tim Speed
  • Table Topics

September 11

  • Where in the World?
  • Coffee Chat with Nancy Beddoe

September 14

  • Mindfulness & Meditation (a.m. only)

September 15

  • French words & phrases
  • Travel Talk with George – London, England

September 16

  • Chair Yoga (a.m. only)

September 17

  • Brain Games
  • Life in North Wales with Colin

September 18

  • Would you Rather? (a.m. only)

September 21

  • Mindfulness & Meditation with Nathalie (a.m. only)

September 22

  • Oakville Museum Talk with Julian
  • Travel Talk with George – Mexico City

September 23

  • Chair Yoga (a.m. only)

September 24

  • Brain Games
  • Coffee Chat

September 25

  • Scattergories (a.m. only)

September 28

  • Mindfulness & Meditation (a.m. only)

September 29

  • Where in the World?
  • Travel Talk with George – St. Petersburg, Russia

September 30

  • Historical Discussion (a.m. only)

August 3

CIVIC HOLIDAY

August 4

  • Trivia
  • Would You Rather?

August 5

  • Monarch Butterflies with Margaret
  • Short Stories with Laurie from OPL

August 6

  • Brain Games
  • Travel Talk with George – Rome to Florence

August 7

  • Table Topics
  • Brain Games

August 10

  • Mindful Meditation
  • Travel Talk with George – Barcelona to Carcassonne

August 11

  • Trivia
  • Essential Oils and Your Health

August 12

  • Art Appreciation
  • Poems with Laurie from OPL

August 13

  • Brain Games
  • Travel Talk with George – Capri to Amalfi

August 14

  • Scattergories
  • Coffee Chat

August 17

  • Mindfulness & Meditation

August 18

  • Trivia
  • Talent Show

August 19

  • Gentle Fitness
  • Reading Time with Laurie from OPL

August 20

  • Brain Games

August 21

  • Table Topics
  • Brain Games

August 24

  • Travel Talk with George – Venice to Dubrovnik
  • Mindfulness & Meditation

August 25

  • Trivia
  • Would You Rather?

August 26

  • Cooking with Sue – Summer Recipes for One or Two
  • Reading Time with Laurie from OPL

August 27

  • Travel Talk with George – Venice to Dubrovnik
  • Brain Games

August 28

  • Scattergories
  • Coffee Chat

August 31

  • Jeopardy
  • Mindfulness & Meditation