We invite you to explore our listing of community programs. For more information, please call 807-684-3066.

Summer Community Programs

Summer Outdoor Walks - Free

Drop in, no registration required. Bring water and dress for the weather.

Location: Thunder Bay 55 Plus Centre, 700 River St. (meet at front doors) walk the paved paths around Grandview.

Dates: Mondays, June 3 - August 26 (weather permitting)

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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Location: Chapples Loop, Redwood Ave (meet at the Field House across from the golf course parking lot)

Dates: Wednesdays, June 5 - August 28 (weather permitting)

Time: 12:30 - 1:30 pm

Softball

*Registration required. 

Tuesdays & Thursdays, Starting May 28 - September 10 (Weather permitting)

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Cost: $30. Registration Code: 23167

Register online or call the hotline at 807-625-8463

Par 3 Golf

Drop in Program, No registration required.

Dates: Mondays, June 10 - August 26

Time: 1:00 pm

Location: Northern Lights Golf Complex, 540 Twin City Cross Road.

Price: $12, pay upon arrival, equipment rental available for $15

Meet outside the clubhouse to form teams.

Aqua Energizers

Free! Drop in, no registration required

Instructed by Anne Parr

Location: Heath Pool, 1251 Heath St.

Dates: Tuesdays & Thursdays, July 2 - Aug 29

Time: 11:00 - 11:30 am

Please arrive early to get changed, bring bathing suit, towel, sunscreen and a hat.

Cornhole

Free! Drop in, no registration required.

Equipment and game rules provided

Location: Thunder Bay 55 Plus Centre, 700 River St. meet on the back patio

Dates: Wednesdays, June 12 - August 28

Time: 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Summer Hiking

Drop in, no registration required.

Time: 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Dates & Locations:

July 4 - Kamview Nordic Centre, 20th Side rd.

July 18 - Tree Farm, 3112 25th Side Road.

August 1 - Mills Block Forest, 605 Community Hall Rd

August 15 - Kamview Nordic Centre, 20th Side Rd

August 29 - Hazelwood Lake Conservation Area.

Forest Therapy Walk

Also known as Forest Bathing and Shinrin-Yoku, is an evidenced-based therapeutic practice that connects

people to forest environments through gentle, sensory based invitations, lead by local experts.

Thursday, July 11 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Cost: $10. Registration required using code: 25374

Location: Centennial Park, 751 Centennial Park Rd.

Pebble Art Workshop with Superior Mermade

Local artist Raeghan Howard will guide you through beachcombing for treasures on Wild Goose Beach, then you will create beautiful original artwork from your finds of pebbles, beach glass, drift wood and other materials.

Date: Thursday, July 25

Time: 1:30 pm

Location: Wild Goose Beach, Lakeshore Drive, Shuniah

Please bring hat, sunscreen, water and shoes that can get wet.

Cost: $10.00. Registration required, use code 25656

Beeswax Food Wrap Making Workshop

Join us for a bees wax wrap making workshop led by EcoSuperior.  Supplies are provided and participants will take home their own wrap.

Date: Thursday, August 8 from 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Location: Thunder Bay 55 Plus Centre, Craft room 1

Cost: $5, register using code: 25373, registration is required.

Pictures in the Park Camera Workshop

Join professional photographer Tara Arps as she leads a camera tutorial including lens techniques, shutter speed and more, followed by a walk through the Hillcrest Park Sunken Gardens to test out your new found photography knowledge.

Date: Monday, August 22

Time: 1:00 pm

Location: Hillcrest Park (High St)

Participants are encouraged to bring their own camera, hat, sunscreen and water.

Registration is required using code 25720.

Register online at https://cityofthunderbay.perfectmind.com/

For more information on Community Programs, please call 807-684-3066 or email the community Senior Program Specialist at julie.cooke@thunderbay.ca 

55 Plus community volunteers

Volunteers host recreation programs for people 55 plus throughout Thunder Bay, including: Wit Knits, Superior Hearing Hangar Walks, Aqua Energizers, summer outdoor walking programs, summer mixed slo-pitch league, and much more.

To apply as a 55 Plus Community Volunteer, please visit our volunteer page.

For more information on volunteering , please call 807-684-3277 or email Tessa at tessa.hettrick@thunderbay.ca 

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