Good news, we have decided to offer more programs in-person during the Winter session. The following programs will be offered in a hybrid format (virtual & in-person) during the Winter session from January 9th to April 21st, Water Colour Art, Functional Fitness, Chair Fit, and Dancercise. Your health and safety is our #1 priority and therefore the remainder of our Winter programs will be offered in a virtual format through Zoom.
Chair-Fit - Hybrid
Chair Fit offers a mix of slow and gentle seated conditioning exercises aimed to enhance cardiovascular health, strengthen muscles, and improve balance. This is a completely seated exercise class tailored to the needs of people with limited mobility. The class is led by our new fitness instructor Azadeh Shooshtari. The class is held on Wednesdays from 11:00-12:00 and is included in our General Membership package.
Qigong & Tai Chi - Virtual
Qigong & Tai Chi is an instructor-led Chinese form of martial arts that involves slow, controlled and low-impact movements that can be easy for seniors - even those with limited movement. This exercise class can help seniors feel steadier on their feet as well as improving their hand-eye coordination. This class helps seniors strengthen muscles, increase flexibility and get gentle aerobic exercise.
Nordic Pole Walking - On hold
Nordic Walking is a total body workout that provides training and muscle strengthening all in one exercise. An activity for all ages and fitness levels, this low impact walking exercise can be done in any season and on any surface.
Osteoporosis Fitness - Virtual
An instructor-led basic weight training class that helps participants increase bone density, decrease risk of osteoporosis, increase metabolic rate while decreasing body fat, increase strength and endurance, and prevent injuries.
Gentle Fitness - Virtual
This instructor-led class focuses on strength exercises utilizing mats and light weights, and stretching focusing on legs, lower body, core, arms and upper body.
Stretch & Relax - Virtual
An instructor-led class that is complimentary with Gentle Fitness, with a focus on stretching the entire body utilizing mats and easy movements.
Gentle Yoga - Virtual
An instructor-led yoga class geared towards seniors at all levels of fitness with a focus on strength, flexibility and posture.
Functional Fitness - Hybrid
An instructor-led fitness class that includes a mix of seated and standing exercises to enhance cardiovascular health, strengthen muscles and improve balance.
Dancercise - Hybrid
An instructor-led aerobic exercise class that utilizes Latin, ballroom and country dancing.
Pilates - Virtual
This is a mat class that draws on the basic principles of Pilates. This class focuses on developing core stability and better joint function through a series of accessible exercises, on the floor and standing, the class will explore how bodies were meant to move. This class is safe for people living with osteoporosis.
Gentle Chair Yoga - Virtual
A gentle practice during which postures are performed seated in the chair or with the aid of a chair. Best suited for practitioners who may have chronic & other conditions preventing them from doing traditional seated & standing poses, as well as for those looking for a safe & gentle introductory class.
BeFit - Virtual
BeFit class is a low-impact body conditioning fitness class. Which includes low-impact aerobics, seated (functional chair), strength training, Stretching and flexibility exercises.
Duplicate Bridge - On hold
SAS provides a setting for playing duplicate bridge cards with an instructor who provides training and participates.
*Hybrid format is virtual and in-person
Art Instruction: Watercolour Painting - Hybrid
This course guides you through the many tricks and techniques needed to paint in the delicate medium of watercolour. Explore your artistic side through this soothing and peaceful medium. No experience necessary, all levels are welcomed! Please note that class size is limited.
People & Current Events - Virtual
Member led weekly discussion group exploring a wide range of topics from international and local news stories, arts and culture, history, you name it.
Friday Spanish Seniors Club - On hold
We provide a congregate setting for hispanic seniors that enhances the quality of life of participants and supports their continued involvement in their community. Services include individual or group activities and provision of snacks and nutritious meals.
Volunteer calls are made at a pre-arranged time to ensure the safety and well-being of seniors living alone.