55 Plus Community Volunteers

Volunteers host recreation programs for people 55 plus throughout Thunder Bay, including: Fun Active Babes (FABS), Retirement Explorers, Wit Knits, Superior Hearing Hangar Walks on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Aqua Energizers on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the summer months, summer outdoor walking programs, summer mixed slo pitch league, and much more. Please scroll down to see the list of current programs.

To apply as a 55 Plus Community Volunteer, please print the 55 Plus Community Volunteer Cover Letter and Volunteer Application Form.

You may drop-off or mail-in the application form to:

Community Program Developer  
West Arthur Community Centre
1914 Arthur Street West
Thunder Bay, ON  P7K 1C7

For more information, please call 807-625-3135.


Upcoming events in the community

For the Health & Safety of all of our community participants, there are no current Community Programs for 2020.

Beginning in January 2021, there will be the following programs starting for those 55 Plus in the Community:

Snowshoe Adventure

Location: Kamview Nordic Centre, 851 20th Side Rd.

Date: Mondays, January 11th- March 29th (weather permitting).

Time: 11:00am-12:00pm. Please arrive at 10:30 to pay and be fitted for snowshoes.

AND

Date: Wednesdays, January 13th- March 31st

Time: 11:00am-12:00pm. Please arrive at 10:30 to pay and be fitted for snowshoes.

Cost: Trail Pass is $7.00 plus tax and snowshoe rentals are $7.00 plus tax. (Feel free to bring your own snowshoes).

Please note: Change rooms will not be open for use and we ask that you please leave any belongings in your vehicle.

 

Cross Country Skiing

Location: Kamview Nordic Centre, 851 20th Side Rd.

Date: Tuesdays, January 12th- March 30th (weather permitting).

Time: 11:00am-12:00pm Please arrive at 10:30 to pay and be fitted for snowshoes.

Cost: Trail Pass is $8.85 plus tax and ski rentals are $11.00 plus tax. (Feel free to bring your own skis).

Please note: Change rooms will not be open for use and we ask that you please leave any belongings in your vehicle.

 

Winter Wonderland Walks - FREE!

Location: Boulevard Lake, meet at Aly’s Mini Putt

Date: Mondays, January 11th- March 29th (weather permitting).

Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm

AND

Location: The Marina, meet at splash pad.

Date: Wednesdays, January 13th- March 31st

Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm

 

Photography Club- FREE!

*Please Note there are no instructions or equipment provided. Please bring your own cameras/devices*

Date: Tuesdays, January 12th- March 16th (weather permitting).

Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm

Locations:

January 12th- Centennial Botanical Conservatory, 1601 Dease St

January 19th- The Tree Farm, 3112 25th Side Rd

January 26th- Hillcrest Park, High Street

February 2nd- Trowbridge Falls, 16 Copenhagen Rd

February 9th- Centennial Park, 751 Centennial Park Rd

February 16th- The Marina, meet at splash pad.

February 23rd- Terry Fox Monument, 1000 Hwy 11/17

March 2nd- Friendship Gardens, 102 Legion Track Dr

March 9th- Kakabeka Falls, Oliver Paipoonge, Ontario

March 16th- Mission Marsh, 106th St

 

 

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