Seniors 55+ Programs

Virtual Recreation programs - Senior programs

Virtual programs designed specifically for participants 55+.

Virtual Programs are intended for Hamilton residents only, additional fees or restrictions may apply for non residents.

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Seniors' Centre without WallsSeniors’ Centre Without Walls provides recreation programs from the comfort of your home. Join us over the phone for free fitness classes, art programs, brain games, and special guest workshops!

Program Basics

  • Programs are multi-person phone conversations (or conference calls).
  • No special equipment needed – any phone will do!
  • All phone programs are free to Hamilton residents 55+.
  • Call yourself in to the program, or we can call you – it’s your choice!
  • You are able to hear each other, talk to one another, learn, and/or just have fun!

How to Register

Call 905-526-4084 or email [email protected]

SCWW Phone Program Schedule (PDF, 257 KB)
Programs are on going .

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Table Topics
11 to 11:30 am
2 to 2:30 pm

Chair Yoga
1 to 1:30 pm

Trivia
11 to 11:30 am
1 to 1:30 pm
2 to 2:30 pm

Family Feud
11 to 11:30 am
1 to 1:30 pm
2 to 2:30 pm

Face the Music (Finish the Lyrics)
11 to 11:30 am
2 to 2:30 pm

Chair Yoga
1 to 1:30 pm

Story Break with HPL
10 to 10:30 am

Stretch your Mind
11 to 11:30 am
2 to 2:30 pm

Chair Yoga
1 to 1:30 pm

June 2021 - Special Guests (PDF, 208 KB)

Date Details

Monday, June 14
9:45 to 10:30 am
 
Fire Safety for Older Adults
In our presentation learn some of the highest risks of fire and what you can do to help keep yourself safe. Topics of discussion will include what to do in the event of a fire, properly installing smoke/carbon monoxide alarms, fire safety in apartment buildings, houses, and kitchens.
Monday, June 28
9:45 to 10:30 am
 
Canada Revenue Agency Older adults and COVID-19
This session will review measures that the Government of Canada has taken surrounding COVID-19, some common income types that are specific to seniors, the GST/HST credit, common tax credits and deductions for seniors, some of the services the CRA offers and how to protect yourself against scams.

Video Programs

Registration for summer programs begins June 14, 2021.

Fitness Intro

Introduction to basic fitness skills. Build your cardio, strength and balance while gaining confidence in your fitness abilities.
Monday July 5, 2021 (8 weeks)
9:30 to 10:30 am
Fee: $18.16

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Yoga Restorative

Restorative classes are designed to rest the nervous system and help release tensions from the body. Gentle stretches designed to gradually open the body and bring a sense of deep restoration. Participants are encouraged to bring 2 pillows and dress in layers.
Monday July 5, 2021 (8 weeks)
2:30 to 3:30 pm
Fee: $18.16

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Chair Fit

Using a chair as equipment to gain maximum workout with low impact. Breathing practices, core, upper & lower body strengthening, cardio, balance exercises.
Tuesday July 6, 2021 (9 weeks)
9:30 to 10:30 am 
Fee: $20.43

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Painting

This class is an introduction to painting with special emphasis on quick sketching and painting to capture the moments in your travels and excursions. Composition drawing techniques and colour will be discussed. Supplies will be available for pick-up prior to the start of the program.
Tuesday July 6, 2021 (9 weeks)
2:30 to 3:30 pm  
Fee: $65.43 (includes cost of supplies in kit)   

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Stability, Strength and Tone

Full body workout using balance and challenging all muscle groups. Strengthen muscles, bones and joint function by using equipment and/or body weight.
Wednesday July 7, 2021 (9 weeks)
9:30 to 10:30 am
Fee: $20.43

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Tai Chi Fundamentals       

Focus on balance and flexibility by completing gentle arm and heel to toe movements. Breathing technique and mindfulness will be practiced through controlled movement which will aid in gradual muscle development and endurance progression. Please note that no particular style or number of movements/sets is practiced.
Wednesday July 7, 2021 (9 weeks)
2:30 to 3:30 pm
Fee: $20.43

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Yoga Hatha

Alignment awareness during yoga poses and developing breathing techniques. Concluding with meditation. The postures will stretch and align the body, promoting balance and flexibility.
Thursday July 8, 2021 (9 weeks)
9:30  to 10:30 am
Fee: $20.43

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Line Dancing Traditional

This program features choreographed line dances. It is great for individuals as no partners are required.
Thursday July 8, 2021 (9 weeks)
2:30 to 3:20 pm
Fee: $20.43

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Cardio Dance

Dance based group fitness. Continuous dance routine to motivating music. Range of intensity movements offered.
Friday July 9, 2021 (9 weeks)
9:30 to 10:30 am
Fee: $20.43       

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Drawing

This class is for people who wish to explore their creative and artistic talents in a supportive atmosphere. Line, shape, tone and composition will be introduced. Supplies will be available to pick up prior to the start of the program.
Friday July 9, 2021 (9 weeks)
2:30 to 3:30 pm
Fee: $45.18 (includes cost of supplies)

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How to register

  • Click on the “Register Now” button under the session you would like to register for.
  • Log in and follow the registration steps. Don’t have an account?  create a new account. For help, watch the video tutorials.
  • Search the program by name or barcode in the program finder, and register!

NOTE: : Information on how to access the program will be sent to the email address associated with your account within 48-72 hours before the class takes place. Questions?  Email [email protected]

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