Please keep an eye on the website and the Town's social media pages for updates and announcements. Alternatively, you can call 905-892-2607 x329. 

The Meridian Community Centre is a designated Active Living Centre, with many programs for residents 55+. Currently, following the COVID-19 pandemic, many programs are starting up again in person. For those who are not quite ready to return to in person programs, the Town of Pelham has a variety of virtual programs to stay active and social.

55+ Programming

 55+ Membership (This program is currently on hold due to COVID-19)

$36.00 per year at the Meridian Community Centre

 

Includes:

  • Access to Active Living Lounge (55+): Open 7 days a week 7am - 10pm, with daily activities running such as cribbage, bridge, board games, cards and chess.
  • Daily access to the Active Living Lounge, including the puzzles, games and activities.
  • Free coffee, tea and water in the lounge.

Discounts on:

  • Monthly Men's Breakfast
  • Monthly Ladies Social
  • Monthly activities including art and crafting workshops and other hobby workshops
  • Monthly Musical, Dance and Performing Arts tickets
  • Informative and Educational Speakers & Series 

Program changes/cancellations - check here

 Speaker Series
 None are taking place at this time.
Staying Connected- Virtual Programming with Art Your Service

We can make it easy to stay active!

 

The Town of Pelham, in partnership with Art Your Service, is helping to provide both active and social virtual programs from the comfort of your own home. From chair yoga and beginners painting to social events, these activities twice daily, 5 days a week will help to keep you active and social virtually!

 

Unable to attend during program times? Recordings of each program will be sent by email for you to follow along on your own time. Registration is required.

 

For more information or to register, please contact Brittany MacLean at 905-892-2607 ext. 372.

Staying Connected- Virtual Visits

We can make it easy to stay connected!

 

The Town of Pelham is helping to connect you to your important contacts with organizing virtual visits. From calls with loved ones and friends to important medical appointments, we can help!

 

iPad devices, internet connection and in person assistance are all provided to set you up for your virtual visit.

 

This service is available Monday to Friday 8:30am-4:30pm at the Meridian Community Centre. Pre-Registration is required.

 

To reserve a time for your virtual call, contact Brittany at 905-892-2607 ext.372.

Fitness Classes

 Find a class that suits you...
 

Find the class that best describes your current fitness level:

Introductory
Never participated in group fitness (sedentary lifestyle) or returning due to a break in fitness or injury (within one year).

Progressive
Active two or more days per week (i.e. personal fitness routine or group fitness), can participate at a moderate intensity level.

Performance
Active three or more days per week. Avid participation at a high intensity level.

 

Choose which element you want most in your workout at a low, mid, or high level:
Flexibility icon of flexible cartoon man Cardio icon of running red man Strengthicon of purple man lifting a weight Impacticon of a blue man squatting Enduranceicon of yellow stopwatch
Overall range of motion Overall increase in heart rate Amount of power needed to lift Amount of shock your body will absorb Overall energy level needed before tiring
 Drop- In Programs
55+ Cardio with Anne Cooke 

Activity Level: Introductory

Low   icon of flexible cartoon man Low/Midicon of running red man Lowicon of purple man lifting a weight Lowicon of a blue man squatting Low icon of yellow stopwatch

Improve your health, fitness and energy. Cardiovascular, resistance and balance, stretching and relaxation. Fun, upbeat and motivating. 
There are age requirements in place for this activity. Players must be 55 or older participate.  
Drop in fee $6.00 or Activity Punch Pass $80 for 20 drop in classes
Wednesdays from 11:30am-12:30pm
THIS PROGRAM IS NOT CURRENTLY RUNNING

Registered Programs

 

FIT with Brock (Functional Independent Training Class- 55+)

Beginning Monday, January 4th, 2021

MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS AND FRIDAYS

9:00am-10:00am

 

Lowicon of flexible cartoon man Low-Midicon of running red man Low-Midicon of purple man lifting a weight Lowicon of a blue man squatting Low icon of yellow stopwatch

This will be a supervised cardiovascular, strength and balance class designed to help with everyday living, all in a one hour circuit class. Exercises will benefit & resemble everyday activities to maintain independence. Equipment such as rowers, steppers, kettle bells, dumbbells & slam balls are just some of the equipment in the circuit.

$135 including tax.
Registration is now available 

Registration is limited 

Meridian Community Centre - 100 Meridian Way, Fonthill
For more information, please contact: Julie Cook at jcook@pelham.ca or 905-732-7887

 

Additional Programs

 Please view the full list of registered and drop-in program options

Virtual Fraud Webinar- January 12, 2021
Virtual Fraud Webinar

Tuesday January 12, 2021 | 10:30-11:30am

 

Join the Town of Pelham and the Ontario Securities Commission to learn about fraud. This webinar will cover topics including: common types of fraud (including COVID-19 related frauds), tips to protect yourself from fraud and available resources. This event will take place over Zoom and is free of cost.

 

Click here to register!

 

 Other Service and Program Providers
 

Looking for something outside of the offerings above? No problem, there are many opportunities to get active and involved throughout Pelham and the Niagara Region’

 

Pelham Seniors Advisory Committee
 
Fonthill Seniors Citizens Social Club 

Royal Canadian Legion Branch #613,Box 42, Fonthill L0S 1E0

Contact: Marjorie Davis 905-732-7497

About: This Club meets on the first and third Tuesday of each month at the Legion from 1:30 to 4 p.m. A light lunch is served after playing cards and games. All seniors welcome.

 

Pelham Seniors Citizens Association

Address: Old Pelham Town Hall, 491 Canboro Road, Ridgeville 

Contact: Marjorie Davis 905-732-7497

About: The Pelham Senior Citizens' Association meets at the Old Pelham Town Hall, 491 Canboro Road, Ridgeville, the second Wednesday of each month at 12 p.m. for a pot luck lunch followed by a business meeting. Card parties are held every Monday at 1 p.m. Various bus trips and special events are offered throughout the year. There are no meetings or cards during July and August.

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