Programs at the Evergreen Seniors Community Centre

Evergreen Seniors Community Centre is designed specifically to meet the needs of those age 55 and older. We offer recreational, social and educational programs for individuals living in Guelph and the surrounding areas. The Evergreen Seniors Community Centre is a 25,000-square-foot, state-of-the art, recreation facility that is completely wheelchair accessible.

The Centre has a gymnasium/auditorium, several activity/meeting rooms, snooker room, a lending library, a health room, a computer lab, and a public dining room.The Evergreen Seniors Community Centre is home to the Guelph Wellington Seniors Association, a non-profit organization for seniors 55 plus years of age. Most of the programs offered at the Centre are tailored to individuals 55 years of age and older, however all registered programs are open to anyone looking to develop new skills and friendships.

Registration is mandatory for these classes, they are not drop in classes. Refer to the Guelph Community Guide for specific dates, prices and refund policy.

Hours, rentals and location Evergreen Seniors Community Centre Virtual Tour

Evergreen Restaurant

Featured lunch

The Evergreen Restaurant is open to the public and serves a large variety of menu items that are available from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday to Friday (except holidays).

  • Breakfast foods
  • Sandwiches
  • Homemade soups
  • Salads
  • Bakery items
  • Beverages

The daily featured Lunch is served from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the menu is below. Take-out is available for your convenience. Our goal is to provide balanced, nutritious meals. We provide great quality, while keeping costs reasonable. The tremendous support of volunteers in the restaurant help us achieve this goal. Each hot lunch is served with 2 sides to ensure a balanced nutritional meal.

Evergreen Restaurant menu – December 2017

Lunch delivery

We offer free delivery to the following adjacent apartments —Riverside Gardens, Riverside Residences on the Park, The Driftwood, and The Diplomat, provided we get the order by 9:30 a.m. the
day the delivery is required. Please call 519-823-1291 extension 2696 to order.

Catering

Catering is available by special order: Hot/cold drinks, sweet trays, sandwiches, etc. Please have your order to the customer service clerk in the office at least 48 hours prior to your event. This allows staff to ensure that your catering needs will be met. Thank you for your co-operation in this matter.

Changes to the Ontario Drug Benefit Program effective August 1, 2016

The Ontario government is introducing changes that will make access to drugs cheaper for more than 170,000 seniors (65 years old and beyond) based on new eligibility thresholds. Review the following for details.

Seniors Co-Payment Program – English Seniors Co-Payment Program – French

 

Medication shouldn’t be confusing

MedsCheck is a free 20–30 minute private consultation with your pharmacist to review all the medication you take including non-prescription (over-the-counter) medications, and natural health products.

Learn more about MedsCheck

Programs

Fitness and health

  • Ballroom dancing
  • Cardio dance
  • Celtic dance
  • Chair yoga
  • Drop in fitness
  • Minds in motion
  • Men’s strength and movement
  • Positive body image yoga
  • Pilates
  • Qi Gong
  • Strength training
  • Strength and balance
  • Tai chi
  • Total body conditioning
  • Walking class
  • Gentle yoga

Computers and technology 

  • Android tablets
  • Computers getting started
  • Computer maintenance
  • Computer mentoring
  • Purchasing a computer
  • Skype
  • Smartphones
  • iPad
  • File management
  • Email basics
  • Internet basics
  • Learn Facebook
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • Word
  • Digital photography

General interest

  • Calligraphy
  • Driving
  • Travel insurance
  • Financial services
  • The Middle East
  • Species Extinction
  • TED.com discussion
  • Current news
  • Guelph – what’s happening!
  • Aging in Canada
  • Transit talks
  • Piano lessons

Visual and creative arts

  • Acrylic painting
  • Fundamentals of drawing
  • Glass art
  • Needle felting
  • Oils painting
  • Painting with pastels
  • Watercolours

Please note the following:

  • Prices vary per class
  • Registration is mandatory, these are not drop in classes; classes are in room 4 unless otherwise indicated
  • Please refer to Community Guide for specific dates, prices and refund policy
  • Register online at regexpress.guelph.ca, in person at any city facility, by phone 519-837-5699, drop off, mail in or fax to 519-763-9240