The Hive is a free weekly drop-in activity for crafty bees to connect, create, share, teach, laugh or simply relax by indulging in a creative activity!
Join the Hive:
Thursdays from October 17 to December 12
10 a.m. to noon
at Iroquois Ridge Community Centre
All abilities are invited to come and nurture your creativity. Seniors and newcomers welcome.
Tools and materials will be provided but participants are encouraged to bring their own knitting needles, crochet hooks, etc. if you have them.
Openings are currently available in the Friendship Luncheon Program run by the Seniors Centre in Oakville for isolated seniors ages 80+.
Participants are picked up at their homes once a week by volunteer drivers and brought to the centre closest to their home for lunch, an exercise program, games and social time. All participants pay a nominal fee, must be able to tolerate a regular diet and walk independently (with the use of a cane or walker).
Call one of these centres for more information:
Come out and get active while you meet new people and learn a fun new sport! Drop-ins for Adult (18+) and 50+ pickleball include:
The Town of Oakville provides seniors 80+ an opportunity to get out and socialize with others through our Friendship Luncheon programs.
Volunteer drivers pick clients up at their homes (around 10:30 a.m.), bring them to the centres and then return to take them home (around 2 p.m.).
If you are able to volunteer one hour per week, please contact Stephanie Coughlin, at 905-845-6601 ext. 3498, for the Iroquois Ridge Older Adult Centre every Thursday).
Drivers receive compensation for their mileage.Volunteer opportunities
Active Oakville, the online drop-in program finder, displays schedules for art, sport and recreation activities for all ages; fitness classes; swim and skate schedules; and more up to seven days in advance.
As well as the seniors newsletters which follow, browse the Parks, Recreation and Culture Program Guide or online registration system for more information.
Want to get involved? We're always looking for volunteers to help out around the centres and at special events.
For information about community services and resources visit the Seniors Services page.
Click on one of the headings and/or locations that follows for more information.
Registration for fall and winter Seniors Services programs begins Friday, September 6, 2019.
Registration for spring and summer Seniors Services programs began Tuesday, February 19, 2019.
A membership with Seniors Services allows you to participate in all our programs, drop-in activities and special events (additional fees apply per activity, program or event). Membership prices are as follows:
Memberships can be purchased at any community centre, Sir John Colborne Centre, and Town Hall.
Online program registration is available. Please ensure your membership is up-to-date before registering.
Questions? Please drop by your local seniors centre or contact:
905-845-6601, ext. 3626
1051 Glenashton Drive
905-338-4255, ext. 3745
Located at Iroquois Ridge Community Centre, which also has a library and pool, we offer many programs and a great place to socialize for those ages 50+. Check out our:
2302 Bridge Road
Located in our state-of-the-art Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre. The older adult centre is a great place to meet new people and try something new. Check out our:
1565 Old Lakeshore Road West
The Sir John Colborne Centre offers a wide variety of social, recreational, health and wellness activities for Oakville seniors close to Coronation Park in Bronte. Check out our:
133 Rebecca Street
The Trafalgar Park Older Adults Centre is located in Kerr Village at Trafalgar Park Community Centre and a short stroll from Downtown Oakville. Check out our: