The Meridian Community Centre is a designated Active Living Centre, with many programs for residents 55+. 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.

Would you like to receive the most up to date information on upcoming programs, events and opportunities for 55+ in Pelham? Click here to add your name and email address to Pelham's Senior Database. 

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Seniors Information & Active Living Fair
Friday October 20th | 9:00am-1:00pm | Meridian Community Centre

Are you a local business or organization that supports Seniors within the community? Apply to have an information booth or to offer a demonstration at the upcoming Seniors Information & Active Living Fair! Click here to submit and application.

More information on day of activities, demonstrations and speakers coming soon!

Seminar and Social Series

The funding to support the Seminar and Social Series project is provided through the New Horizons for Seniors Program. The New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) is a federal grants and contributions program. It provides funding for projects that make a difference in the lives of seniors and in their communities. 

September Seminar and Social Series

Osteoporosis Canada | Tuesday, September 12th | 1:30pm-4:00pm

Osteoporosis Canada works to educate, empower and support individuals and communities on bone health and in the risk-education and treatment of Osteoporosis. As osteoporosis is a disease that slowly, quietly weakens bones and often goes undiagnosed - it is important to recognize its leading factors. Join us to learn about all things related to your important bone health, followed by a movement mechanics workshop! This event will take place in the Accursi Room of the Meridian Community Centre and will include a light snacks and refreshments.


1:30pm - Bone Health 101 with Ann Harrison

2:45pm - Light snacks with refreshments

3:15pm - Movement Mechanics Workshop with Anne Cooke


Join Anne Cooke, who is an instructor, trainer, presenter, business owner, fitness director and educator of senior fitness instructors,  after the seminar for an active movement session that reviews ways to sit, stand, walk and exercise with osteoporosis. Learn spine sparing movements when doing housework, gardening and other activities of daily living. Understand the importance of good posture, joint mobility and alignment as it affects bone health. Using some fun toys and tools like balls, sticks, cones and walking poles it will be an educational and fun workshop! Participate or spectate. Chairs are provided. All free and all welcome!

Registration is required. Please call 905-732-7882 or email to reserve your spot.


October Seminar and Social Series

Lincoln Pelham Public Library | Thursday, October 19th | 11:30am-1:00pm

The Lincoln Pelham Public Library will be coming in to share about their many services, supports, and programming that are available for the older adult community. Join Susan DiBattista, Director of Community Engagement, to learn about these services and celebrate Canadian Library Month! This event will take place in the Accursi Room of the Meridian Community Centre and will include snacks and refreshments.

Registration is required. Please call 905-732-7882 or email to reserve your spot.


November Seminar and Social Series

Eat Well for Life, Registered Dietitian Presentation | Thursday, November 16th | 1:30-3:30pm

Join Christina Dupont, Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator and owner of Eat Well for Life - Registered Dietitian Services, to learn about all things healthy eating and proper nutrition. Christina has a background in working with a variety of medical condition managements, such as diabetes management, cardiovascular health and digestive health, as well as having extensive experience working with adults and older adults with various other medical conditions. Christina has a passion for teaching others and helping clients follow through with dietary change through focusing on meal planning. This event will take place in the Accursi Room of the Meridian Community Centre and will include healthy snacks and refreshments.

Registration is required. Please call 905-732-7882 or email to reserve your spot.


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April Seminar and Social Series

Niagara College Performance Therapy Health Fair | Tuesday April 4 | 12:30-2:30pm

Niagara College will be offering a Performance Therapy Health Fair in the lobby of the Meridian Community Centre! This event will help to provide more information on important health topics, discuss the benefits of physiotherapy and occupational therapy, as well as provide take aways with additional information or resources. Refreshments and social to follow.


May Seminar and Social Series

Free Yoga Class | Tuesday May 30 | 12:30-1:30pm

This free Yoga Nidra Class will finish off the programming for Mental Health Awareness Month in May. This drop-in class is available to participants of all levels and will have an importance on the taking action towards mental health. Yoga Nidra is a gentle yoga class that focuses on profound physical, mental and emotional relaxation. Those who wish to participate are asked to bring a yoga mat. The class will take place in the Accursi Room of the Meridian Community Centre. No registration required. Refreshments and a social will follow.


June Seminar and Social Series

Niagara Christian Gleaners Presentation | Wednesday June 7 | 1:30-3:00pm

The Niagara Christian Gleaners are a non-for-profit volunteer led organization that uses surplus produce received from local growers to help feed the hungry across the world. This presentation will focus on the amazing work the Gleaners achieve, with a focus on the importance of their volunteers! This event will take place in the Accursi Room of the Meridian Community Centre and will include snacks and refreshments.


July Seminar and Social Series

Community Support Services of Niagara Presentation (CSSN) | Wednesday, July 19th | 1:30-3:30pm 

Community Support Services of Niagara is a volunteer based not-for-profit agency providing comprehensive client-driven community support services to help seniors and adults with disabilities live independently in their own homes. CSSN staff feel that their daily work is meaningful, impacts those in the community and allows their clients to live their lives to the fullest. Join Cherie Dellagatta to talk about the variety of services and supports that are available all over the Niagara Region. This event will take place in the Accursi Room of the Meridian Community Centre and will include snacks and refreshments.

August Seminar and Social Series

The Ontario Caregiver Organization | Thursday, August 24th | 1:30pm-3:30pm

Caregivers play an invaluable role in our healthcare system and communities, providing an estimated three quarters of care in Ontario. The Ontario Caregiver Organization (OCO) exists to support Ontario’s 4 million caregivers; ordinary people who provide physical and emotional support to a family member, partner, friend or neighbour. Join Katie Muirhead, Regional Lead from the Ontario Caregiver Organization to learn more about the impact on caregivers across Ontario, the history and evolution of the Ontario Caregiver Organization and the no cost programs and services that are offered to caregivers. This event will take place in the Accursi Room of the Meridian Community Centre and will include snacks and refreshments.


Pelham Seniors Advisory Committee Community Survey
The Pelham Seniors Advisory Committee is looking for feedback from the community! The information gathered from this survey will help to direct their focus and goals for the current term. Click here to complete the Pelham Seniors Advisory Committee Community Survey!
Art Your Service- Virtual Programs

We can make it easy to stay active and social from the comfort of your own home!

The Town of Pelham is helping to keep you active and social with daily virtual programs through Art Your Service! Virtual Programs include Pilates, painting, dance, yoga, Zumba, lectures, book talks, sewing projects, cooking, music lessons and more!

This programs is free to Pelham Residents! Register today to receive weekly program calendars and program recordings by email, which allow you to participate when best fits your schedule! To register, please contact Brittany MacLeod at 905-892-2607 ext. 372 or, or register online here.

Community Bridge

Free | Friday 10:00am to 12:00pm | Meridian Community Centre | Kinsmen Room

Drop-in Community Bridge

This classic card game is perfect for players of all ages, and it's a great way to test your skills and strategy. Drop in to play bridge with others in the community. Understanding of the game is required for participation.


Cancellation Dates: August 25 & September 1

Active Opportunities

The Town of Pelham offers many active opportunities for Adults 55+. Available programs include: Recreational Pickleball, 55+ Aerobics with Conditioning, Yogalates, Chair Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Zumba Fitness ® Classes, FIT with Brock, Ballroom Dance, & More! Click here to visit the Adult Programming page for more information.


Spin classes are available for those over age 16+, with some classes designated to those 55+. Click here to learn more about spin classes at the Meridian Community Centre!


Seasonal Outdoor Tennis and Pickleball memberships are available for those 55+! Click here to visit the Outdoor Court page to learn more!

Additional Programs

 Please view additional programs on the Adult Programs webpage

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