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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:

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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

Pickleball

 Activity Level: Introductory/Progressive

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Drop in fee $6 or Activity Punch Pass $80 for 20 drop in classes

Players must be 18 or older to participate.

 

Date Time Level
Mondays 

11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

7:30 - 10 p.m.

All levels

Beginner

Wednesdays  10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. All levels
Thursdays 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. All levels
Fridays

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

7 p.m. - 10 p.m.

All levels
Pickleball Clinics

Never played Pickleball or played before and want a better understanding of the basics.
There are no Pickleball Clinics planned at this time.

Contact jcook@pelham.ca for more information.  

 Volleyball

 Activity Level: Introductory/Progressive

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Co-ed, Recreational Volleyball 

There are age requirements in place for this activity. Players must be 18 or older to participate.  

Drop in fee $6 or Activity Punch Pass $80 for 20 drop in classes

Tuesdays from 12:30-2:30 p.m. & Fridays from 8:15 p.m.-10:15p.m.

 Walking Club

 Activity Level: Introductory

 

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Get out, be healthy and be social! The walking club meets every Tuesday and Thursday, all year round, rain or shine! 

 Make sure to dress appropriately for the weather. 

  • Tuesday 9-10 a.m. -Meet at the Old Pelham Arena 1120 Haist Street, Fonthill
  • Thursday – 9-10:30 a.m. -Meet at Peace Park Bandshell 20 Pelham Town Square, Fonthill
 Yoga
Hatha Yoga

Activity Level: Introductory

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Yoga helps tone, lengthen, and strengthen muscles. This gentle form of yoga is perfect for beginners and those with experience. This class focuses on alignment and breath.

Drop in fee $6 or Activity Punch Pass $80 for 20 drop in classes

Wednesdays from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Please bring your own yoga mat.

 

Chair Yoga

Activity Level: Introductory

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Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support. Though yoga is beneficial for all, chair yoga is the perfect way for seniors to discover yoga.

Drop in fee $6 or Activity Punch Pass $80 for 20 drop in classes

Tuesdays from 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. & Thursdays from 10:30-11:30 a.m. 

Please bring your own yoga mat.

Yogalates

Activity Level: Introductory

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Yogalates is a fitness routine that incorporates both Yoga postures, breathing techniques, and Pilates exercises. 

There are age requirements in place for this activity. Players must be 18 or older participate.  

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

Tuesdays from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Please bring your own yoga mat.

 

 Zumba
Zumba Gold® Classes

Activity Level: Introductory

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The Zumba Gold program targets baby boomers. It takes the Zumba®formula and modifies the moves and pacing to suit the needs of the active older participant, as well as those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle. What stays the same are all the elements the Zumba® Fitness class is known for: the zesty Latin music, like salsa, merengue, cumbia and reggaeton; the exhilarating, easy-to-follow moves; and the invigorating, party-like atmosphere. Active older adults want camaraderie, excitement and fitness as a regular part of their weekly schedule. The Zumba Gold class is the perfect fit. It's a dance-fitness class that feels friendly, and most of all, fun.

Zumba Gold: Tuesdays @ 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Drop in fee $6 or Activity Punch Pass $80 for 20 drop in classes

 

Zumba Fitness® Classes

Activity Level: Introductory/Progressive

 

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When participants see a Zumba class in action, they can't wait to give it a try. Zumba classes feature exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats. Before participants know it, they're getting fit and their energy levels are soaring! There's no other fitness class like a Zumba® Fitness Class. It's easy to do, effective and totally exhilarating.

Registered Programs

 Ballroom Dancing

 Activity Level: Introductory/Progressive

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Sign Up for our ballroom dance lessons to learn the Waltz, Cha Cha and many more!

Winter session runs from January 6-March 9, 2020: 
Mondays

  • 7-8pm: Waltz
  • 8-9pm: East Coast Swing

Wednesdays

  • Review - of the Tango, Bachata & Cha Cha: 7:00-8:00PM

$80.00/person per session 
Half Price to register for a second or third session

Introductory Session: Wednesdays 8pm-9pm

  • Learn the Bolero: January 8-February 5
  • Learn the Argentine Tango: February 12-March 11

 $40/person per 5 week session
*No discounts available for 5 week sessions

Adult couples or singles. 
Classes are held at the Old Pelham Town Hall (491 Canboro Road, Ridgeville).

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For more detail, contact Julie Cook at jcook@pelham.ca or at 905-892-2607 ext 329
FIT with Brock (Functional Independent Training Class for Seniors)

MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS AND FRIDAYS
9am-10am
Monday January 13 - Friday April 3rd, 2020

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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 opens on Monday December 9th for Pelham Residents.
Non-Residents may register on Wednesday December 18th
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

 Stay Fit & Keeping Balance (55+)

Stay Fit Keeping Balance
Tuesdays & Thursdays 1 p.m. Tuesdays & Thursdays 11 a.m.

 These classes are an excellent way to:

  • Improve your health and fitness
  • Improve your sleep & have more energy
  • Improve your balance and posture
  • Strengthen your muscles and bones
  • Maintain functional abilities
  • Improve your memory
  • Meet new people & make new friends
  • To have fun!

 

To register contact: Leah 905-734-1141  

 

Events

Adult Drawing Workshop - January 23rd from 7pm-9pm

January 23rd from 7pm-9pm

FEE: $20

Have you ever wanted to try to be an artist?
Join instructor Rachael Green in exploring your creative side. This drawing workshop will use your visual senses and develop your drawing and shading skills while learning how to see as an artist. Participants may bring in their own drawing inspiration including photos or objects.

Meridian Community Centre
100 Meridian Way, Fonthill

Materials will be provided.
Registration is limited. Apply today.

Register Here 

For more information, please contact kblake@pelham.ca

55+ Membership

$36 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 Monthly

View the January Monthly Calendar: 

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 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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