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+. Some programs have begun to start up in person, following Government and Public Health Guidelines. 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

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 MacLean at 905-892-2607 ext. 372 or bmaclean@pelham.ca, or register online here.

Activity Calendar

This activity calendar helps to highlight activities, programs and events taking place through local groups and organizations, available in the community! More virtual programs are available through Pelham's registration with Art Your Service! For more information on Virtual Active and Social programs, please click here.

For more information on how to register for the programs listed above, please click here. The calendar will open in a new webpage, which will allow you to click on the programs and activities, leading you directly to the organizations webpage for more information on registration!
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.

 

This program will resume once the Meridian Community Centre is open to the public. 

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

Seminar Series

Fall Prevention Webinar- Monday November 29th, 2021 at 10:00am

Join Kevin Maidment, Health Promotor for Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention through Niagara Regional Public Health, as he shares fall prevention tips and resources. This will be a virtual event, taking place by zoom, allowing those attending to engage and ask questions.

To register for this event, email bmaclean@pelham.ca expressing your interest, and you will receive an email with the Zoom information 1 hour before the call.

 

Sleep 101 Lunch and Learn- Friday January 21st, 2022 at 12:00pm

Join the Health Depot in a hybrid presentation on healthy sleep! The presenter will be presenting virtually, but this will be displayed at the Meridian Community Centre, for those attending to enjoy lunch and learn. For those who are not able to attend in person can join in by Zoom, from the comfort of your own home. 

If attending through Zoom, this event is free of charge. *If attending in person, the event will be $12 and will include soup, a sandwich, desert, coffee and tea. In person spaces will be limited to allow for distancing and registration is required.

To register for this event, email bmaclean@pelham.ca expressing your interest, and you will receive an email with the Zoom information.

*The in person component is dependent on COVID restrictions and protocols in place

 

Preparing Your Financial Umbrella Webinar- Tuesday February 8th, 2022 at 10:30am

Join Christine Allum, Senior Advisor with the Ontario Securities Commission, as she discusses important topics including: planning for unexpected expenses, investing in a volatile market and estate planning considerations. This will be a virtual event, taking place by zoom, allowing those attending to engage and ask questions.

To register for this event, email bmaclean@pelham.ca expressing your interest, and you will receive an email with the Zoom information.

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, crafting workshops and other hobby workshops
  • Monthly Musical, Dance and Performing Arts tickets
  • Informative and Educational Speakers & Series 

Fitness Classes

 Find a class that suits you...
Please use the legend and images below to select which fitness class would best fit your needs! These images can then be found in each fitness program description to help you decide which class is best for you! 

 

Choose which element you want most in your workout at a low, mid, or high level:
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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+ Aerobics with Conditioning with Anne Cooke

Monday or Thursday from 11:00am-12:00pm

 

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If you are looking to improve your health, fitness and energy through a fun, upbeat and motivating class, this is the one for you! 55+ Aerobics with Conditioning with instructor Anne Cooke focuses on cardiovascular health, resistance and balance, stretching and relaxation for participants 55+  

Drop in fee $6.00 or Activity Punch Pass $80 for 20 drop in classes

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

Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:00-9:00am OR 9:00-10:00am

 

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This supervised class focuses on cardiovascular, strength and balance, 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.

 

This session will run from September 20-December 10 (Excluding October 11)

$135 including tax.

Additional Programs

 Please view additional programs on the Adult Programs webpage

 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: Toni McKelvie 905-414-6131

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: Toni McKelvie 905-414-6131

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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