Friday Friends

Chat. Laugh. Have fun.

Enjoy trips within the community, participate in exciting activities, and attend local events.

Friday Fridays—a registered program for teens and young adults living with a physical, cognitive and/or developmental disability—is designed to foster friendships and promote social interaction. Support workers are welcome to join in the fun.

  • Ages:13+ years
  • Location: Victoria Road Recreation Centre
  • Winter session: starts January 11 ($79.47 for 9 weeks. Program code: 218010)

How to register

Register at regexpress.guelph.ca > Programs > Inclusion or call 519-837-5699 / TTY 519-826-9771.

Winter 2019 schedule

Friday January 11: Minute to Win it and Bingo!

Come start the winter Friday Friends session off with a night of fun games and laughs! Come ready to play a night of challenging and fun games.

  • Time: 7 to 9 p.m.
  • Drop off / pick up: Victoria Road Rec Centre 151 Victoria Rd N
  • Fee: $10 drop-in fee if not registered

Friday January 18: Gryphons Volleyball Game

Come join the fun at the varsity volleyball game!

  • Time: 7 to 9 p.m.
  • Drop off / pick up: Guelph Gryphons Athletic Center, 50 Stone Road E
  • Fee: $10 drop-in fee if not registered. $12 additional fee

Friday January 25: Swimming at West End Community Centre!

Get ready for a fun night of splashing around in the pool at West End Community Centre!

  • Time: 7 to 9 p.m.
  • Drop off / pick up: West End Community Centre, 21 Imperial Road South
  • Fee: $10 drop-in fee if not registered. $4 additional fee (support persons free)

Friday February 1: Dinner our at Fionn MacCool’s

Look forward to a night of food, drinks and friends with a dinner out with the Friday Friends at Fionn MacCool’s restaurant!

  • Time: 7 to 9 p.m.
  • Drop off / pick up: Fionn MacCool’s, 494 Edinburgh Rd S
  • Fee: $10 drop-in fee if not registered. Participants must bring their own money to pay for their meals

Friday February 8: The Round Table

Join Friday Friends at The Round Table games cafe for an exciting night of board games and fun!

  • Time: 7 to 9 p.m.
  • Drop off / pick up: The Round Table Café, 32 Essex Street
  • Fee: $10 drop-in fee if not registered. $10 additional fee and extra money for snacks/beverages

Friday February 15: Valentine’s Day Party

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Friday Friends at our annual Valentine’s Day party! There will be games, food, dancing, scavenger hunt, and music a little something for everyone to enjoy!

  • Time: 7 to 9 p.m.
  • Drop off / pick up: Victoria Road Recreation Centre, 151 Victoria Road N
  • Fee: $10 drop-in fee if not registered

Friday February 22: Cooking Class at Longo’s

Put your chef hat on for this cooking experience with Longos! This meal will hopefully bring us some sunshine from Greece! The Greek inspired menu will not leave you hungry after this fun night of cooking and enjoying!

  • Time: 7 to 9 p.m.
  • Drop off / pick up: Longo’s Grocery Store, 24 Clair Road W
  • Fee: $10 drop-in fee if not registered. $10 additional fee

Friday March 1: Bowling Night at Woodlawn Bowl!

Join the Friday Friends for a fun filled night of bowling and exploring the new addition of the awesome arcade! Another great night of hanging out together at Woodlawn Bowl!

  • Time: 7 to 9 p.m.
  • Drop off / pick up: Woodlawn Bowl, 253 Woodlawn Road W
  • Fee: $10 drop-in fee if not registered. $12 additional fee for a game of bowling and shoe rental. Additional money for arcade and snacks

Friday March 1: Trivia Night and Bingo Night

Help us wrap up the last night of the winter session with some Trivia! Who will come out on top and show us they know the most about Disney, Pixar, and today’s top music!

  • Time: 7 to 9 p.m.
  • Drop off / pick up: Victoria Road Recreation Centre, 151 Victoria Road N
  • Fee: $10 drop-in fee if not registered