Active Living Centre 2019 Spring Program Guide - April, May, June - North York Seniors Centre

 
Active Living Centre 2019 Spring Program Guide - April, May, June - North York Seniors Centre
Active Living Centre
2019 Spring Program Guide
             April, May, June

21 Hendon Ave, Toronto, ON M2M 4G8
416 733.4111 www.nyseniors.org

                 North York Seniors Centre operates with funding from:
                                                                   And private donors -
                                                                     including you!
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North York Seniors
                                                        Do you have the advantage?..........................      4
                  Centre                                ALC Staff Directory ……………...........................      4

Mission                                                 Registering for Programs & Services ……............ 7
                                                        Life Long Learning Programs ……………..........               8
North York Seniors Centre provides programs             Arts & Culture Programs …………………………. 12
and services to promote the physical,                   Health & Wellness Services ………………………. 14
emotional and social well being of adults 55+           Fitness Centre …………………………………….                            15
living in our diverse community.
                                                                                          ………………….                16

Vision                                                  Fitness & Dance Programs ……………………
                                                        Drop In Programs ………………………………..
                                                                                                                 16-21
                                                                                                                  22
                                                        Social Opportunities …. …………………….....                    23
North York Seniors Centre, an accredited
                                                        ALC Program of the Season…...…….………..                    24
organization with a solid funding base is
recognized as a leader that delivers quality            Getting Involved…………………………….…...                         25

programs and services through the innovative            Week at a Glance ……………………………..                           26-27
use of volunteers and strategic partnerships.
                                                        Our program icons are located throughout the

Values                                                  program guide. Each icon is associated with a different
                                                        program/service to help you navigate around the ALC!
Compassion.        We care about our community                  Life Long Learning             Recreation & Leisure
Relationships.     We build strong relationships
                                                                Health & Wellness              Social
                   through open communication
                   and respect
                                                                Fitness Centre                 Arts & Culture
Integrity.         We adhere to high moral
                   principles and professional
                   standards
                                                              Active Living Centre facilities are wheelchair accessible.
Safety.            We promote a safe, inviting
                   and accessible environment
                                                              Service Animals are welcome.
Innovation.        We encourage the
                   development of new
                                                                        Front Cover Photograph:
                   opportunities and endorse
                                                                          www.kaptiveight.com
                   excellent service
                                                                   Anoosha Kargarfard Photography
                                                                      (Photo taken in Newmarket)

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Membership Information    Membership                                            ALC Staff Directory:
                          Adults aged 55 years or older may become              Bethany Vallentin - Supervisor
                          members of the Active Living Centre. As a             416 733.4111 ext. 209
                          member you may participate in any of our              bvallentin@nyseniors.org
                          exciting programs and events.
                                                                                Angela Woo - Recreation Programmer
                          Membership is available at Reception or the           416 733.4111 ext. 203
                          Program Office and is non refundable.                 awoo@nyseniors.org

                          New Member Advantage: $45.00 (1st year)
                                                                                Yalda Hoshmand - Recreation Programmer
                          Renewal Advantage: $40.00 (per year)                  416 733.4111 ext. 205
                                                                                yhoshmand@nyseniors.org
                          Your membership is valid for 1 FULL year, and is
                          renewable on your membership expiry date.             Lindsay Chan- ALC Program Assistant/
                          Members will have 3 months after their expiry                       Acting Kitchen Lead
                          date to renew, after which a $5.00 penalty fee        lchan@nyseniors.org
                          applies.
                                                                                Katrina Lo - ALC Program Assistant
                          Advantages of Membership Include:
                                                                                klo@nyseniors.org
                            Free Newsletter, “In Touch”
                            Access to all drop-in programs
                            Reduced rates on programs, trips,                  Message from Bethany:
                             workshops and events
                           Voting rights for Members’ Council                        Greetings from the Program Office!
                           Opportunity to contribute to the Centre
                           Access to parking at Hendon Lot
                                                                                I hope that you are staying warm as we
                           (pending availability)
                                                                                transition from Winter into Spring. There were
                           Early Bird Registration - “Front of the Line”
                                                                                several challenging days in the season, but we
                                                                                look forward to the warmth and energy that
                         Do you have the Advantage?                             sunny days will bring.

                                                                                Thank you to those who participated in our
                         Do you need a MAPP?                                    CARF survey at the end of January— we have
                                                                                received a three year Accreditation once
                         Not sure what program to take or need some             again!
                         help navigating our wide range of programs
                         and services?                                          Spring is like a new year to me– new life, new
                         Whether it’s health & wellness, learning &             growth. Maybe it’s the perfect time for you to
                         culture, recreation & leisure or social                try something new! There are a few changes
                         opportunities, all ALC members have the                and additions to note for the Spring session that
                         option of working with staff to choose the             we hope will meet your needs.
                         programs that best suit your needs and
                         interests!                                             I look forward to seeing you in the Centre!
                         MAPP is a free service available to all of our
                         members. Speak to our Program Staff today!             ~ Bethany Vallentin
                                                                                Supervisor, Active Living Centre

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North York Senior Centre Facts                       Did you Know...

                                                                                                         General Information
Active Living Centre & Administration
21 Hendon Ave., Toronto, ON, M2M 4G8                 that North York Seniors Centre offers many
Fax: 416 733.1858                                    other great services that you can take
www.nyseniors.org                                    advantage of?

Hours of Operation                                   Listed below are additional services that
                                                     may be of interest to you:
Active Living Centre
Monday & Friday      9:00 am - 5:00 pm               ●     In-Home Services
Tuesday - Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm                 ●     Outreach Services
Saturday & Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm                 ●     In-Hospital Services
                                                     ●     Transportation Services
Senior Care & A Day Away Club
                                                     ●     A Day Away Club
80 Sheppard Ave. W., Toronto, ON, M2N 1M2
                                                     ●     Friendly Visiting & Telephone
Fax: 416 225.9867
                                                           Reassurance Calls
A Day Away Club                                      ●     Security Checks
Monday - Friday 9:30 am - 3:00pm                     ●     Four Seasons Connections
                                                     ●     Social Club
Senior Care                                          ●     Caregiver Support
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00pm
                                                     Additional fees might be required for the
Administration Office                                services listed above.
Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 5:00pm
                                                     Please call 416.733.4111 and ask to speak
For additional information, please call:             to Intake.
416 733.4111 or visit www.nyseniors.org

North York Seniors Centre will be closed
for the following statutory holidays:                    Disclaimer
Friday, April 19, 2019—Good Friday                       All precautions are taken to ensure that
Monday, April 22, 2019—Easter Monday                     accurate information and prices are printed
Monday, May 20, 2019—Victoria Day                        in this magazine. Rates are subject to
Monday July 1, 2019– Canada Day                          change and notices will be posted at the
                                                         Centre if a rate adjustment is required.
                                                         Occasionally, room locations, times and
Want to save $5.00 on each                               dates are changed between the printing of
                                                         the magazine and the start of programs. For

program you register for?                                updates and changes, please check your
                                                         registration receipt or notices posted at the
                                                         Centre.

Early Bird Registration starts                           North York Seniors Centre does not
Friday March 1, 2019 and                                 necessarily endorse the paid advertisements
                                                         in this brochure.
ends on Thursday March 21, 2019

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General Information   Change of Address                                         Client Bill of Rights
                      Have you moved, changed your address                      As a client of North York Seniors Centre you
                      or any of your contact phone numbers?
                                                                                have the right:
                      Please advise the ALC staff if you have
                      moved, changed your phone number or
                      emergency contact numbers since                           1. to be treated with respect and to be free
                      becoming a member.                                           from all forms of abuse,
                      Parking                                                   2. to have your privacy and dignity
                                                                                   honoured, and your autonomy
                      Parking is limited at the Centre. There is
                      underground parking available for $4.00
                                                                                   supported,
                      with a rebate ticket. Limited street parking              3. to have your needs and preferences
                      is available where signs permit (limited                     respected,
                      number available), as well as at Hendon
                      Park with a special permit. You must present              4. to receive understandable information
                      your valid membership card to obtain a                       about the services you receive,
                      parking permit from the Program Office.                   5. to take part in decisions about your
                      Café                                                         services and care plan,
                                                                                6. to give consent, refuse consent, and
                      Visit the café for a light breakfast
                      or a delicious hot lunch! The ALC                            change your consent at any time
                      café is open from Monday - Friday starting                   regarding the services you receive
                      at 9:30 a.m. for continental breakfast and
                                                                                   from us,
                      then again at 11:30 a.m. for lunch.
                      Lunch Special (Drink, Entrée, & Dessert) ONLY $4.00       7. to comment or raise concerns about the
                      Looking for the lunch menu? Week at a                        services you receive without anyone
                      glance menus can be found on our
                      website at www.activelivingcentre.org!                       taking action against you,
                                                                                8. to receive information about laws
                      Wifi                                                         and policies that govern NYSC services
                      For those who are wishing to stay                            including how you can make a complaint,
                      connected, we have Wifi for your                          9. to have your client records kept
                      convenience while you are at the ALC.
                      Please visit reception for the password.                     confidential in accordance with the law.

                      Members Experience Survey
                      In order for us to better serve you and
                      offer the programs and services you want
                      to see, please don’t forget to give us your
                      opinion and fill out a Member’s Experience
                      Survey when you renew your membership!

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Registration                                           Registration Policy

                                                                                                          Registration Information
Drop-in Programs                                       You must register in person for any programs.
Most of the drop-in programs are offered to            We will no longer be accepting registration
members only and are held on an ongoing basis          through family or friends.
unless otherwise stated. Participants are not
required to sign up in advance for drop-in
programs. In order to participate in a drop-in         Cancellation Policy
program, you are required to pay the fee listed        Registered programs, special events,
under the program title each time you come to
                                                       workshops and trips will be cancelled when
participate.
                                                       the minimum registration numbers are not
Registered Programs                                    met. Don’t wait until the last minute to
Members are given the opportunity to register          register, do it now! The cancellation process
early for all registered programs. Early Bird          starts one week prior to commencement of
Registration opens up 3 - 4 weeks prior to the start   programs, special events, workshops and
of the program. Registered programs have
specific start and end dates listed in the program
                                                       trips. You will be notified at that time if your
description.                                           class is cancelled.

Registration cannot be processed if your               We understand that you might need to
membership is not up-to-date.                          request a refund on a program, trip,
                                                       workshop or special event, and we have
Non-members can register during the first week of      included several important notes to make
programs. A premium will be charged for all            the process easier for you!
registered programs, trips, special events, and
workshops.
                                                       Please note:
Program registration must be done in person at          Refund requests can be made by
the Centre and all programs must be paid in full          contacting the program staff via:
upon registering regardless of the number of              Email: activeliving@nyseniors.org
classes attended. Payment can be made by                  In Person: Active Living Centre
cash, cheque, Visa or MasterCard. Cheques                            21 Hendon Avenue
need to be made payable to North York Seniors                        Toronto, Ontario, M2M 4G8
Centre.                                                   Phone: 416 733.4111
                                                        After the first class, no refunds will be
Trips & Special Events & Workshops
                                                          issued.
All trips, events and workshops offer both the          All program refunds are subject to a
Member & Non member fees and require you to
                                                          $5.00 administration fee per cancelled
sign up prior to the trip, event or workshop.
                                                          program.
Please see the travel desk or reception for details.
                                                        Requests for refunds after the first class
                                                          will only be allowed for medical reasons
Please note:
                                                          in which case a doctor’s note must be
 Program fees will not be discounted until half
                                                          provided. These refunds will be pro-rated
   of the session has been completed.
 For all Dance & Fitness programs, students will
                                                          to the time the request and note were
   be required to complete a PAR-Q and may                provided and are not subject to an
   be required to provide a Doctor’s note.                administration fee.
   Standardized consent form available in               There is no immediate refund. Please
   Program Office.                                        allow time for cheque processing.
 The Active Living Centre reserves the right to
   cancel programs due to insufficient
   registration.

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Book Club
                                                                                                       Spanish Beginner
                                           Instructor: Betty A.
                                                                                                       Instructor: Ricardo A.
                                           This group shares a passion for reading and is open to
                                           new members! Book Club meets every other Tuesday            Beginner level courses are designed for students who
                                           to discuss the book selections that are selected by the     have elementary or no knowledge of the language. In
Registered Programs - Life Long Learning
                                           group. Book list available in the Program Office.           this level the focus is mainly on conversation and the
                                           Early Bird Price: $20.00                                    development of a functional vocabulary which will
                                                                                                       reinforce the basic grammar the student learns.
                                            Start Date     Time/Day        Member’s Advantage          Early Bird Price: $80.00
                                              April 2      1:00-3:00        Advantage: $25.00
                                            Biweekly      On Tuesday       Non Members $45.00           Start Date     Time/Day       Member’s Advantage

                                                                                                         April 3        2:00-3:30  Advantage: $85.00
                                           Cultivating Mindfulness and Meditation                       10 weeks     On Wednesday Non Members $110.00
                                           Instructor: Maryam N.
                                           This class includes lessons and meditation exercises
                                           that promotes self awareness. You will learn skills and     Spanish Intermediate
                                           methods to change negative thinking that keeps you          Instructor: Ricardo A.
                                           locked into undesirable moods, behaviours, actions          Intermediate level courses are aimed towards
                                           and relationships. These skills and methods have been       students who are familiar with the Spanish language;
                                           shown to be helpful to handle stress, reduce chronic        they know how to express themselves in the present
                                           pain, increase energy levels which leads to a clearer       tense for many verbs and their conjugations, and are
                                           mind and a much more peaceful outlook on life.              familiar with the future tense and have the basis of
                                           Optional meditation USB- $15 and Book-$20 Purchase          a functioning vocabulary.
                                           both for $30 (from instructor)                              Early Bird Price: $80.00
                                           Early Bird Price: $60.00

                                            Start Date     Time/Day       Member’s Advantage           Start Date      Time/Day       Member’s Advantage

                                             April 3        4:30-6:00  Advantage: $65.00                 April 2       2:00-3:30      Advantage: $85.00
                                            8 weeks      On Wednesday Non Members $125.00               10 weeks      On Tuesday     Non Members $110.00

                                           Mah Jongg for Beginners                                     Spanish Advanced
                                           Instructor: Lorrie M.                                       Instructor: Ricardo A
                                           This is a popular Chinese game played with tiles and        The advanced level courses are geared toward
                                           similar to rummy. You will learn the character tiles used   students who have a solid foundation of the Spanish
                                           in the game, how the game is played and how to win.         language and can communicate, comprehend and
                                           Instruction is in English only.                             converse with a fair degree of ease in a variety of
                                           Early Bird Price: $15.00                                    situations. Students will master grammar structures and
                                            Start Date     Time/Day        Member’s Advantage          expand their command of the spoken language.
                                                                                                       Early Bird Price: $80.00
                                              April 2     10:00-11:00       Advantage: $20.00
                                             8 weeks      On Tuesday       Non Members $40.00          Start Date      Time/Day       Member’s Advantage

                                                                                                         April 4       1:00-2:30      Advantage: $85.00
                                                                                                        10 weeks      On Thursday    Non Members $110.00

                                                                                                       Technology One on One
                                                                                                       Instructor: Various
                                                                                                       This Members Only program offers you time and
                                                                                                       attention to learn more about your new device or
                                                                                                       simply brush up on skills. Use our Library Computers
                                                                                                       or bring your own device.
                                                                                                       FREE - Members ONLY

                                                                                                       Start Date        Time                  Day

                                                                                                       On-going        1:00-2:00          On Mondays
                                                                                                                       2:00-3:00
                                                                                                       On-going       12:00-1:00          On Tuesdays
                                                                                                                      1:00-2:00
                                                                                                                      2:00-3:00
                                                                                                       On-going       12:00-1:00          On Thursdays
                                                                                                                      1:00-2:00

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Social Club                            North York Seniors Centre
                                                       In-Home Services

                                                                                                    Registered Programs - Life Long Learning
This program is designed exclusively for
those living in the community who would          Home Help/Homemaking:
benefit from an afternoon of socialization,      Community/Personal Support Workers (PSW)
                                                 are trained to assist in the client’s home with
discussion, exercise and activities within a
                                                 light housekeeping, laundry, personal care,
lightly structured environment.                  meal preparation, grocery shopping,
                                                 escorting clients to appointments and
Getting Started:                                 some local errands.
Call 416 733.4111 and ask for Intake.
                                                 Respite Care:
Once interest and eligibility is established,
                                                 This service provides an opportunity for
a Client Services Coordinator will call the
                                                 caregivers to enjoy some time for themselves.
client or family directly to set up an           A qualified PSW will attend to the client in the
in-home assessment. At the assessment, the       privacy of his or her own home. Time can be
client and/or caregiver will be given plenty     spent interacting with the client while
of time to ask questions, establish a start      attending to household needs.
date and finalize all details.
                                                 Central Community Care Access Centre
                                                 (CCAC) Personal Support:
Program Format:
                                                 Clients are referred to our program through
The day starts with a group discussion           the Central CCAC. They are assisted with
during which coffee/tea and a snack are          personal care and possibly light household
served, followed by a 30 minute light            duties. The Central CCAC will determine the
exercise class. Lunch is served between          client’s eligibility and pay for the service.
12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. The afternoon
                                                 Eligibility for Home Help/Homemaking and
consists of a group activity i.e. travel log,    Respite Care:
guest speaker, BINGO, and origami. Various        Clients must reside within NYSC’s
seasonal events are celebrated as well.              catchment area: Bathurst Street to
                                                     Victoria Park Avenue and Steeles Avenue
Hours of Operation:                                  to Highway 401 (some exceptions may
Mondays from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm                     apply, please ask for more information)
Thursday from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm                 Clients are aged 55 or older or have a
                                                     physical disability
Service Catchment Area:                           Prior to receiving services, an in-home
Bathurst Street to Victoria Park Avenue and          assessment will be completed by a Client
                                                     Services Coordinator in order to identify
Steeles Avenue to Highway 401
                                                     the needs of the client. An appropriate
                                                     care plan will be developed in partnership
Fee:                                                 with the client and/or caregiver.
Social Club: $9.50
Transportation: $6.00 each way (limited to       Hours of Operation:
                                                 Service is available twenty-four hours a day,
Social Club Program only)
                                                 seven days a week.
                                                 Fees:
                                                 Home Help/Homemaking and Respite Care:
 For further information, contact 416 733.4111   $19.00/hour *Billing occurs once a month.
                and ask for Intake.
                                                 For further information, contact 416 733.4111
                                                 and ask for Intake.

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North York Seniors Centre - Programs & Services    North York Seniors Centre                         North York Seniors Centre
                                                         A Day Away Club                               Transportation Services
                                                  A Day Away Club is a social/recreational        Transportation Services consists of 4 vehicles
                                                  program for seniors who are physically          and staff drivers. A nominal fee applies.
                                                  frail and/or cognitively impaired, and
                                                  would benefit from a safe and                   Eligibility:
                                                  professionally staffed environment.             ● Users must be members of and registered
                                                                                                      with our Transportation Department
                                                  Getting Started:                                ● Users must live within our catchment area
                                                  Call 416 733.4111 and ask for Intake. Our       ● Users are unable to use public transit
                                                  intake worker can answer any questions              because of physical or cognitive limitations
                                                  you may have about the program and              ● Our vehicles are not wheelchair
                                                  will also ask you some questions about              accessible. Users must be able to access
                                                  yourself or your loved one to determine             the vehicle independently or with minimal
                                                                                                      assistance
                                                  eligibility. You can also make
                                                  arrangements to come in for a tour. The
                                                                                                  Hours of Operation:
                                                  Local Health Integration Network (LHIN)
                                                                                                  Rides are provided from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
                                                  manages all of the applications and
                                                                                                  *9:00 am to 10:00 am and 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
                                                  waitlists for day programs in our district.     are designated for A Day Away Club pick up
                                                  A LHIN Care Coordinator will be in              and drop off.
                                                  contact with you to complete your
                                                  application. Once a spot in A Day Away          Services Include:
                                                  Club is available, the North York Seniors       ● Rides to and/or from medical
                                                  Centre Supervisor will contact you.                appointments
                                                  Program Format:                                 ● Rides to and/or from the A Day Away Club
                                                  The program is offered Monday through           ● Rides to and/or from the Active Living Cen-
                                                  Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m, with a snack        tre
                                                  and hot lunch included. Activities change       ● A Shopping Program to Centrepoint Mall,
                                                  daily. Clients are supported by trained,           every Wednesday and Friday
                                                  respectful, caring staff throughout the
                                                  day. Our staff are trained to attend to         Transportation Service Boundaries:
                                                  some personal care needs as well.               Bathurst Street to Victoria Park Avenue and
                                                  Transportation:                                 Steeles Avenue to Highway 401. Exceptions are
                                                  Transportation to and from A Day Away           made to certain destinations.
                                                  Club is the responsibility of the client or
                                                  their family/caregiver. For those clients       Priority System:
                                                  who do not have their own transportation        Priority will be given to clients requesting
                                                  and who live in our catchment area,             transportation for medical appointments and A
                                                                                                  Day Away Club.
                                                  transportation may be available. This
                                                  service will be provided for an additional
                                                  fee.
                                                  Fees:
                                                                                                   Please feel free to contract 416 733.4111 and
                                                  Full Program Day             $28.50                  ask for Intake should you require any
                                                  With Transportation          $41.00                          additional information.

                                                   For any questions, please contact us at
                                                            416 733.4111 ext. 312

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Spring Speaking Series
  Join us for a variety of informative presentations in April and May 2019. Enjoy these
  speaking series for FREE. RSVP is required one week prior to the seminar date. To register,
  please visit ALC Reception or call 416 733.4111 to save your spot!

                                                                                                               Winter 2019 Speaking Series
  Arts & Culture
  Learn More About Presto! Presented By: Ryan Perron—Presto Customer Care
  Date/Time: Friday, April 5th, 2019 at 10:00-12:00 PM
  A informational session on Presto Fare Payment Services! Learn more about the Presto Card
  system when using public transit!

  Art Therapy Workshop Presented By: Chen Yue Guo; Professional Art Therapist and CATA
  member.
  Date/Time: Thursday, April 4th, 2019 1:00-2:00 PM
  This workshop is an interactive workshop in which various art materials will be used such as paint,
  marker, pencil crayons, oil pastels and watercolor. Each workshop will consist of meditation, indi-
  vidual, group art work and sharing. This class is developed for anyone who has an interest in art
  as a therapeutic process. No experience or skills required.

  Remembering your 20s: A Photo & Audio Project Presented By: Shagana Ehamparam
  Date/Time: Friday, April 26, 2019 at 10:00 AM-11:00 AM
  What do you remember most about your 20s? What life lessons would you share with 20-year-
  olds now? Shagana Ehamparam is a multimedia storyteller whose work has been featured on
  NPR, CBC and other media. Her current project aims to build intergenerational relationships by
  sharing the stories of elders through a series of portraits and audio interviews. Join us for an infor-
  mation session to learn more and see how you can be a part of this interactive community pro-
  ject!

Health & Wellness
Don’t Just Spring Clean...SPRING CLEAR! Presented By: Karen Shinn— Downsizing Diva
Date/Time: Friday, May 3, 2019 at 10:00 AM-11:30 AM
This workshop will have you laughing, learning and thinking about this traditional rite of spring in a
different way! Learn about downsizing (when, where and how to start), the Million Dollar Secret
behind successful de-cluttering, five diva downsizing tips, and where to get rid of your surplus stuff!

The Wisdom of Planning Ahead Presented By: Susan Easton (Licensed pre-planner) Arbor Memorial
Date/Time: Friday, May 10, 2019 at 10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Many Canadian families are preparing for the future with estate planning, legal wills and RSPs.
Pre-planning funeral and cemetery arrangements is the next logical step. This seminar will provide
information on how to get started and how to navigate the system to put your final arrangements in
place.

Back Health, Back Pain & Prevention–Presented By: Dr. Karen Hudes (Chiropractor & Rehabilitation Specialist)
Date/Time: Friday, May 31, 2019 at 10:00 AM-11:30 AM
This workshop will provide you with an overview of general back health, explore some common
causes of back pain, and provide you with some exercises that are protective in general for the back
to build core strength.

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Self-Guided Drawing & Watercolour
                                       NEW     Art Therapy                                           Instructor: Carmie V.
                                                 Instructor: Chen Yue Guo                            This program is intended for all levels. Students are
                                            This course is an interactive program in which vari-     encouraged to choose a genre and will be assisted through
                                                                                                     the completion of their chosen artwork. No experience is
Registered Programs - Arts & Culture
                                       ous art materials will be used such as paint, marker,
                                       pencil crayons, oil pastels and watercolor. Each work-        necessary and material costs are extra. Pick up your supply
                                       shop will consist of meditation, individual, group art work   list in the Program Office.
                                       and sharing. This class is developed for anyone who has       Early Bird Price: $30.00
                                       an interest in art as a therapeutic process. No experi-
                                       ence or skills required. Material costs are extra. Pick up     Start Date      Time/Day      Member’s Advantage
                                       your supply list in the program office.
                                                                                                       April 3       9:30-12:15       Advantage: $35.00
                                       Early Bird Price: $60
                                                                                                      10 weeks     On Wednesday      Non Members $65.00
                                        Start Date      Time/Day       Member’s Advantage

                                        April 18th     1:00-2:00          Advantage: $65             Sketching
                                        8 weeks       On Thursday         Non Members:               Instructor: Carmie V.
                                                                             $100.00                 This class is designed for those who want to learn how to
                                                                                                     sketch. You will be using different materials such as pencil,
                                               Traditional Iranian Music & Poetry                    coloured pencil, pen and ink. No experience necessary.
                                                  Instructor: Amir Moosavi                           Instruction will be given on a one-to-one basis on all subject
                                        NEW                                                          matter, such as landscapes and faces. Material costs are
                                                  This is a music and literature based class where
                                                 participants have the opportunity to learn about    extra. Pick up your supply list in the Program Office.
                                       traditional Persian music and poetry from the great           Early Bird Price: $30.00
                                       Iranian poets such as Rumi, Saadi and Hafez.                  Class Cancelled on April 22, & May 20, 2019
                                       Participants will also get acquainted with the peaceful
                                       and calm tranquility of traditional Iranian music and          Start Date      Time/Day      Member’s Advantage
                                       vocals. Students have the option of learning to play
                                       instruments such as Tar, Setar, Santur, Kamancheh, or           April 1      10:00-12:00      Advantage: $35.00
                                       Violin. Students can also learn the vocals of traditional      10 weeks      On Monday       Non Members $65.00
                                       Iranian songs. In order to learn how to play a musical
                                       instrument, students must bring their own.                    NEW
                                       SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY FEES
                                       Early Bird Price: $10.00
                                                                                                     Art History: Loving Van Gogh, Gaugin & Cezanne
                                       Start Date      Time/Day        Member’s Advantage            Instructor: Elizabeth Iturbe
                                                                                                     These Post-Impressionist painters produced an art that is con-
                                         April 9       6:00-8:00         Advantage: $15.00           sidered the turning point into modern and contemporary art.
                                        10 weeks      On Tuesday        Non Members $20.00           Come and enjoy their masterworks that paved the way for
                                                                                                     the emergence of twentieth-century modernism.
                                                                                                     Class Cancelled on April 19, 2019
                                                                                                     Early Bird Price: $80

                                           Did you know?                                              Start Date      Time/Day     Member’s Advantage

                                                                                                        April 5       2:00-3:30     Advantage: $85.00
                                                                                                       4 weeks        On Friday    Non Members $120.00
                                           If you are in a
                                           program during the week but
                                           you would like to
                                           pre-order your meal you can
                                           do so by pre-paying in the café &
                                           picking up your meal
                                           after class.

                                       Want to stay active?
                                       Visit us online at www.activelivingcentre.org

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Need a dinner date?
    Join us for Diners Club, which brings
  together great company and delicious
     food on a monthly basis. Enjoy an
   opportunity to experience and taste a
   variety of food, and meet new people
    as we explore restaurants in Toronto.
         Individual is responsible for
      transportation and cost of meal.

          April 30 - Mezza Note
          May 28—Casa Manila
           June 25—Bier Markt

     For more information or to RSVP,
   please call 416 733.4111 and ask for
             ALC Reception.

        All restaurants are accessible

   North York Seniors Centre

 Giftshoppe
    Visit our Giftshoppe, located
    in the main lobby of the
    Active Living Centre!
    Handmade items include
    baby clothes, dishcloths,
    winter accessories, blankets
    and much more!
    All items are made by
    volunteers and proceeds
    come back to North York
    Seniors Centre.

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Health & Wellness
                             To book an appointment, please call                        Please note the following Code
                             416 733.4111 or visit the reception desk.                  of Conduct and kindly follow
Health & Wellness Services
                                                                                        these guidelines while in the
                             Direct Smiles
                             Professional and quality dental hygiene care               Active Living Centre
                             brought directly to you, the client, by a
                             professional mobile dental hygiene service.
                             Fees vary depending on the following services:
                             client exams, scaling and polish, fluoride                            Covenant of Conduct
                             treatments, desensitizing of roots and teeth
                             whitening.                                                          North York Seniors Centre
                             May 9th
                             Prices are available at reception
                                                                                         Whereas the North York Seniors Centre has
                             Foot Care Nurse                                             developed a statement of mission as:
                             Enjoy the following foot care services: foot care
                             education, nail cutting, care of calluses, corns or
                                                                                              North York Seniors Centre provides
                             ingrown toe nails and bonus foot massages.
                             *Currently unavailable. Please see weekly                        programs and services that promote
                             bulletins for any updates!                                      the social, physical and emotional well-
                                                                                             being of clients 55+ in our diverse com-
                             Legal Clinic                                                                     munity.
                             Does your Will need updating? Wills, Powers of
                             Attorney, estate planning, notarization, and                the member/clients, volunteers and staff of the
                             other legal advice and services are available.              organization wish to affirm their commitment to
                             April 10, May 8, June 12                                    achieving the organization’s mission and objectives
                                                                                         in a spirit of cooperation, civility and mutual respect.
                             Naturopathic Clinic
                             Learn to optimize your health naturally using
                                                                                         In this spirit, the member/clients, volunteers and staff
                             herbs, nutrition, acupuncture, traditional
                             Chinese medicine and many other means.
                                                                                         will seek to:
                             Teresa welcomes Cantonese-speaking clients.
                             April 5, May 3, June 7                                      ● Treat all with mutual respect, member/client to
                             Initial consultation: $60 (60 min)                             member/client, member/client to volunteer, mem-
                             Follow up visits: $30 (30 min) or $45 (45 min)                 ber/client to staff, volunteer to member/client,
                                                                                            volunteer to volunteer, volunteer to staff, staff to
                             Podiatry Clinic                                                member/client, staff to volunteer, and staff to
                             Foot specialist with 35 years experience provides              staff
                             foot care to seniors. Treatments include nail               ● Avoid condescending tones and attitudes
                             cutting, corn/callus removal, care for arthritic
                                                                                         ● Communicate in an efficient and prompt manner
                             feet and diabetic foot care.
                             April 15 & 26; May 10 & 13; June 10 &14                     ● Request clarification of issues with the applicable
                             Fee: $12 plus your OHIP card (health card)                     and appropriate party(s)
                                                                                         ● Respect the confidentiality of relevant issues
                             Please note: We understand that there are times                brought to their attention
                             you must miss an appointment due to emergencies             ● Participate in reconciliation rather than confronta-
                             or other obligations but as a courtesy, we ask
                             that any appointments are cancelled with at
                                                                                            tion
                             least 24 hours’ notice in advance. Anyone                   ● Fulfill all obligations once they have assumed the
                             arriving past their scheduled appointment will                 responsibility, in an efficient and timely manner
                             need to reschedule their appointment.                       ● Reaffirm their commitment to making decisions in
                             Please call 416 733.4111 to book or cancel                     a democratic manner through a fair and transpar-
                             appointments.
                                                                                            ent process
                                                                                         ● Appreciate each other’s strengths and expertise,
                                                                                            realizing we are all working towards a common
                                                                                            goal

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Active Living Centre
                                                   Fitness Centre

                                                                                                                     Fitness Centre
                                                          **Your fitness assessment is included in
                                                            Bootcamp for Weight Loss or Group
Did you know?                                           Training! Save $50 by registering for one of
                                                           these programs and enjoy unlimited
Your membership to the Fitness Centre is                       access to the Fitness Centre!
included in your annual Active Living Centre
membership. The Fitness Centre is open seven
days a week including evenings and                      Bootcamp for Weight Loss
weekends. Members can work out                          Instructor: Kerry H.
independently or register for sessions with a           This high intensity program is a circuit style
                                                        class which will challenge your
personal trainer from Silver Strength Fitness.
                                                        cardiovascular health, strength, balance
                                                        and flexibility. We take minimal rest in
How do you get started?                                 between exercise stations and work in a
                                                        circuit to keep your heart rate in the fat
                                                        burning zone.
1. Register for a membership with ALC!                  Class Cancelled on April 22 & May 20, 2019
2. Provide us with a doctor’s note giving you           Early Bird Price: $55.00
   permission to participate in exercise and            Start Date       Time/Day       Member’s Advantage
   personal training at North York Seniors                April 1       10:15-11:10      Advantage: $60.00
   Centre. Standard fitness consent form                 10 weeks       On Monday       Non Members $100.00
   available in the Program Office.
   *Fitness consent form is valid for two years,
                                                        Semi Private Training
   unless there is a change in medical condition
                                                        Instructor: Kerry H. (Monday), Nina S. (Thursday & Friday)
3. Visit the Program Office to register for a
                                                        Semi Private Sessions will give you more
   one time mandatory assessment with our               personal attention with no more than 4 people
   personal trainer.                                    per session. Training specific to your needs and
   Fitness Assessment Fee: $50.00/Member                goals, with a personalized program that will be
                                                        provided in an application as well as in person.
Personal Training Services                              This way you can have the ability to do extra
                                                        workouts at home following a video. You will
After you complete your fitness assessment,             be able to track your progress in this
you can set up individual training sessions             application and see your achievements in real
that work best for your schedule. Plan your             time. You will receive an intake session where
sessions on a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly              we will perform measurements and movement
                                                        assessments before your training begins.
basis!                                                  Class Cancelled on April 19, April 22 & May 20,
                                                        2019
Individual Training: One 55 minute personal
                                                         Start Date      Time/Day        Member’s Advantage
training session
$50.00/Fitness Centre Member                              April 1       11:15-12:10       Advantage: $155.00
                                                         10 weeks       On Monday        Non Members $195.00
                                                          April 4        9:15-10:10       Advantage: $155.00
Team Training: One 55 minute personal
                                                         10 weeks       On Thursday      Non Members $195.00
training session in a team of 2 or 3
                                                          April 5        9:15-10:10       Advantage: $155.00
Team of 2: $30/Fitness Centre Member
                                                         10 weeks        On Friday       Non Members $195.00
Team of 3: $20/Fitness Centre Member
                                                                      To register for these programs, you
                                                                      are required to provide a doctor’s
                                                                      note. Standard fitness consent form
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Heart Wise Exercise Program at the Active Living Centre
                                             Are you Heart Wise? Physical activity is one of the best things you can do to prevent
Registered Programs - Heart Wise Exercise
                                             heart disease, stroke and many more chronic health conditions. Heart Wise Exercise
                                             works with fitness providers to develop and identify programs and classes that are
                                             appropriate for people who want to stay healthy or who may be living with a chronic
                                             health condition. The Active Living Centre is now one of those community partners that
                                             offer Heart Wise Exercise Classes!

                                             All of the following programs have been approved as Heart Wise
                                             appropriate classes and are identified by this symbol (to the right).
                                             This symbol will help you choose the classes that are right for you
                                             at the right intensity. All Heart Wise Exercises classes encourage
                                             regular daily aerobic exercise, encourages and incorporates
                                             warm up, cool down and self monitoring with all sessions. It allows
                                             participants to exercise at a safe level and offers options to
                                             modify intensity, includes participants with chronic health
                                             conditions (physician approval might be required).

                                                                         Low Intensity - Beginner Fitness Level
                                                   Please note: Students will be required to complete a PAR-Q and may be required to provide a Doctor’s
                                                                       note. Standardized consent form available in Program Office.

                                                                                                        Tai Chi - Yang Style Beginner
                                            Movement to Music                                           Instructor: Agnes W.
                                            Instructor: Dancing with Parkinson’s
                                                                                                        Tai Chi is composed of gentle and flowing movements.
                                            This class is a fun, unique program that helps those        This program improves muscle strength, balance,
                                            with Parkinson's improve their range of motion, core        flexibility, posture and general overall well-being.
                                            strength, balance and enhance overall posture. No           It brings calmness and peace to your mind and helps to
                                            partner or dance experience is necessary.                   harmonize your mind, body and spirit.
                                                                                                        No experience is required.
                                            Early Bird Price: $68.00                                    Class cancelled on April 19, 2019
                                                                                                        Early Bird Price: $50.00
                                             Start Date      Time/Day     Member’s Advantage

                                               April 6      2:00-3:00       Advantage: $72.00            Start Date      Time/Day      Member’s Advantage
                                              8 weeks      On Saturday     Non Members $96.00
                                                                                                          April 5        2:30-3:45      Advantage: $55.00
                                                                                                         10 weeks        On Friday     Non Members $95.00

                                            Stretch n’ Strength
                                                                                                        Healthy Bones Level 1
                                            Instructor: Karen S.
                                                                                                        Instructor: Karen S.
                                            This program is designed for the purpose of
                                                                                                        Tone up your body and improve your health with this
                                            strengthening and lengthening muscles and
                                                                                                        fulfilling program which accommodates participants
                                            increasing your flexibility through a variety of
                                                                                                        who have varying degrees of Arthritis or Osteoporosis. This
                                            exercises that are done both standing and sitting.
                                                                                                        program is designed to improve your flexibility,
                                            This program uses balls, tubes and weights. Chairs
                                                                                                        muscle strength and balance using balls, bands and
                                            are used to encourage balance exercises.
                                                                                                        weights.
                                            Class Cancelled on April 22 & May 20, 2019
                                            Early Bird Price: $45.00
                                                                                                        Class Cancelled on April 22 & May 20, 2019
                                                                                                        Early Bird Price: $45.00
                                            Start Date      Time/Day      Member’s Advantage
                                                                                                         Start Date     Time/Day      Member’s Advantage
                                              April 1      11:30-12:30     Advantage: $50.00
                                             8 Weeks       On Monday      Non Members $90.00              April 1       12:45-1:45      Advantage: $50.00
                                                                                                         8 Weeks       On Monday       Non Members $90.00

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Low Intensity - Beginner Fitness Level

                                                                                                                         Registered Programs - Heart Wise Exercise
              Please note: Students will be required to complete a PAR-Q and may be required to provide a Doctor’s
                                  note. Standardized consent form available in Program Office.

Chair Yoga Level 1                                            Chair Yoga Level 2
Instructor: Terri D.                                          Instructor: Terri D.
Chair Yoga focuses on relaxing the mind and                   Have a blast in this class as we focus on relaxation and
stimulating the body and spirit. Yoga coordinates             developing a better understanding of the body and its
movement, breathing and helps release tension and             movements. Yoga coordinates movement and
increase energy. It firms the body and tones                  breathing and helps release tension and increase
muscles without pressure. This program is done from           energy. It firms the body and tones muscles without
the chair and uses balls, tubes and weights.                  pressure. This program has a combination of standing
Class Cancelled on April 19, 2019                             and sitting exercises and uses balls, tubes and weights.
Early Bird Price: $55.00                                      Class Cancelled on April 19, 2019
                                                              Early Bird Price: $55.00
 Start Date       Time/Day     Member’s Advantage             Start Date      Time/Day      Member’s Advantage

  April 12        12:20-1:20    Advantage: $60.00              April 12       1:25-2:25      Advantage: $60.00
 10 weeks         On Friday    Non Members $100.00            10 Weeks        On Friday     Non Members $100.00

                                                               Seated Conditioning
                                                               Instructor: Nina S.
                                                               Seated conditioning is designed to target key
                                                               muscles while improving your flexibility, endurance
                                                               and balance. This program will be taught in a
                                                               chair for support and include a variety of
                                                               exercises to help strengthen your core, aid in
                                                               bone health and bone density.
                                                               Early Bird Price: $45.00

                                                              Start Date        Time/Day    Member’s Advantage
  You Asked,                                                   April 2        10:15-11:10     Advantage: $50.00

  we delivered!
                                                              10 weeks        On Tuesday     Non Members $90.00

     In Winter 2019, several members                          We want to hear from you!
  shared their concern for those allergic
   to perfumes, and requested a scent                     As a client centered organization, we
         free environment at the                           are always looking for your ideas on
           Active Living Centre.
                                                         what programs and services you would
  The Members’ Council supported this                    like to see at the Active Living Centre.
  request and we are now working on
  our Scent-free Policy for the Active                    Please fill out a comment card with
  Living Centre.
                                                         any of your suggestions, complaints or
                                                                        feedback!
  Share your ideas in the
  Lobby Suggestion Box                                       The suggestion box is
                                                              located in the main
                                                               lobby of the Active
                                                                  Living Centre

  Want to stay active?                 Follow us on

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Medium Intensity - Intermediate Fitness Level
                                                    Please note: Students will be required to complete a PAR-Q and may be required to provide a Doctor’s note.
                                                                                Standardized consent form available in Program Office.
Registered Programs - Fitness & Dance
                                                                                                      Strong Men
                                                                                                      Instructor: Nina S.
                                                                                                      This program is a men’s only dumbbell class
                                                                                                      focused on increasing strength! Strong Men focuses
                                                                                                      on strengthening your body with the use of
                                               The Benefits of Small Group Training                   dumbbells and bodyweight exercises. We will
                                                                                                      increase your muscular strength and endurance,
                                        Finding the right Fitness Program is key to your              improve your posture, reduce tension and increase
                                                                                                      your metabolism. This class is a combination of
                                        fitness journey and a healthier you. Here are the
                                                                                                      sitting and standing, with modifications for all levels.
                                        top 10 benefits of small group training:                      Early Bird Price: $55.00

                                          More personal attention – While Group Exercise               Start Date       Time/Day         Member’s Advantage
                                              offers many benefits, the instructors are not             April 4        10:15-11:10        Advantage: $60.00
                                              always able to see and correct each                      10 weeks        On Thursday       Non Members $100.00
                                              individual class member.
                                          More economical – Personal Training provides                Strong Women
                                              the most personal attention and greatest                Instructor: Nina S.
                                              opportunity to succeed. Some people,                    This program is a women’s only dumbbell class
                                              however, may find that SGT fits into their              focused on increasing strength! Strong Women
                                              budget better and still gives them the                  focuses on strengthening your body with the use of
                                              attention they need.                                    dumbbells and bodyweight exercises. We will
                                          Variety – By working with a knowledgeable                   increase your muscular strength and endurance,
                                              fitness professional, your workouts will                improve your posture, reduce tension and increase
                                              change/evolve as you progress, preventing               your metabolism. This class is a combination of
                                              hitting a plateau and boredom.                          sitting and standing, with modifications for all levels.
                                                                                                      Early Bird Price: $55.00
                                          Camaraderie – Let’s face it, workouts love
                                              company. Sharing the workout enhances                    Start Date       Time/Day         Member’s Advantage
                                              the experience for participants.
                                                                                                        April 2        11:15-12:10        Advantage: $60.00
                                          Motivation – Having someone exercising right
                                                                                                       10 weeks         Tuesday          Non Members $100.00
                                              beside you can push you a little harder
                                              than you might do on your own.                            April 4        11:15-12:10        Advantage: $60.00
                                          Support – Both the Trainer and other                         10 weeks        On Thursday       Non Members $100.00
                                              participants are there to help you get                    April 4         12:15-1:10        Advantage: $60.00
                                              through the challenges of the workout and                10 weeks        On Thursday       Non Members $100.00
                                              the obstacles in life.
                                          Greater focus – There’s no time to let your mind
                                              wander with a Trainer keeping tight                     Total Body Conditioning
                                                                                                      Instructor: Kerry H. (Monday), Nina S. (Tuesday & Friday)
                                              programming and watching your every
                                                                                                      This energizing program targets all major muscle
                                              move.
                                                                                                      groups through a circuit style class. Participants
                                          Fun – Yes, fun. The right exercise program done             move through stations which include strength
                                              with friends can definitely be fun.                     training to promote muscular endurance, cardio to
                                          Adherence – Research shows that members                     keep the heart healthy, balance challenges to
                                              that are involved in programs are more                  reduce falls, flexibility to maintain and enhance
                                              likely to stick with it. With all of the                mobility and exercises that will make activities of
                                              previously listed benefits, how could you               daily life easier.
                                                                                                      Class Cancelled on April 19, April 22 & May 20,

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                                              not want to keep coming back?
                                          Results – When you stick with a well                        2019
                                              constructed program, you will get the                   Early Bird Price: $55.00
                                              results.
                                                                            By: Kerry Hutchings        Start Date      Time/Day          Member’s Advantage
                                                                                       WILL 2B FIT      April 1        9:15-10:10         Advantage: $60.00
                                                                                                       10 weeks       On Monday          Non Members $100.00

                                                                                                        April 2        9:15-10:10         Advantage: $60.00
                                                                                                       10 weeks       On Tuesday         Non Members $100.00

                                                                                                        April 5        10:15-11:10        Advantage: $60.00
                                                                                                       10 weeks         On Friday        Non Members $100.00
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Medium Intensity - Intermediate Fitness Level
        Please note: Students will be required to complete a PAR-Q and may be required to provide a Doctor’s
                            note. Standardized consent form available in Program Office.

                                                                                                                                    Registered Programs - Fitness & Dance
Korean Janggo & Jindobuk Dancing                                   Korean Dancing
Instructor: Ok Cha Kim                                             Instructor: Ok Cha Kim
This program uses drums along with detailed steps that             Experience the true culture of Korea. Learn the art of
interpret the culture. Learn to improve your skills and level      Korean Dance with scarves and tambourines.
of Korean Janggo with Jindobuk Dance. This program is              This program is geared towards people with previous
geared towards people with previous Korean Dance or                Korean Dance experience. This program is taught
Drumming experience. You must provide your own drum                in Korean.
for this program. This program is taught in Korean.                Class Cancelled on April 22 & May 20, 2019
Class Cancelled on April 22 & May 20, 2019                         Early Bird Price: $45.00
Early Bird Price: $45.00
                                                                     Start Date      Time/Day        Member’s Advantage
 Start Date      Time/Day       Member’s Advantage
                                                                       April 1     10:15-11:15        Advantage: $50.00
  April 1        9:00-10:00       Advantage: $50.00                   10 Weeks     On Monday         Non Members $90.00
 10 Weeks       On Monday        Non Members $90.00
                                                                       April 1      3:15-4:15         Advantage: $50.00
                                                                      10 Weeks     On Monday         Non Members $90.00
Korean Nanta (Drumming)—Advanced
Instructor: Ok Cha Kim
                                                                   Korean Janggo (Drumming)
Learn more skills for Korean Drumming and build upon
                                                                   Instructor: Ok Cha Kim
your previous experience in drumming combinations and
techniques. This program is geared towards people with             Janggo is the most renowned traditional percussion
previous Korean Nanta experience. You must provide                 instrument in traditional Korean music. To play the
your own drum for this program. This program is taught in          Janggo, you use a stick with one hand and your bare
Korean.                                                            hands. Learn the basic Janggo techniques, rhythms and
Class Cancelled on April 19, 2019                                  terms, and the popular Janggo dance. You must
Early Bird Price: $45.00                                           provide your own drum for this class. This program is
                                                                   taught in Korean.
                                                                   Class Cancelled on April 22 & May 20, 2019
 Start Date      Time/Day       Member’s Advantage
                                                                   Early Bird Price: $45.00
  April 5        9:30-10:30       Advantage: $50.00
 10 Weeks        On Friday       Non Members $90.00                 Start Date      Time/Day        Member’s Advantage

                                                                      April 1       2:00-3:00        Advantage: $50.00
Korean Nanta (Drumming)—Beginner                                     10 Weeks      On Monday        Non Members $90.00
Instructor: Ok Cha Kim
Learn the basics of Korean Drumming. You will learn                Abs, Back & Core Training
different drumming combinations and techniques. You                Instructor: Lorne O.
will be more confident by the end of the class as well as          A strong core is essential for being able to perform
have learned different Korean drumming songs. This                 activities of daily living. A strong core also means
program is geared towards people with no Korean Nanta              improved balance, coordination and stability, less back
experience. You must provide your own drum for this                pain, more ease in getting up from and sitting into a chair
program. This program is taught in Korean. Limited spots           and much more. This would focus on exercises that target
are available.                                                     the hips (lunges, squats, and their variations), exercises for
Class Cancelled on April 19, 2019                                  the low back based on the low back rehab protocols of
Early Bird Price: $45.00                                           Dr. Stuart McGill, and exercises to strengthen the deep
                                                                   abdominal muscle that hold the other torso muscles in
Start Date      Time/Day        Member’s Advantage                 place.
                                                                   Class Cancelled on April 27, 2019
 April 5        10:45-11:45      Advantage: $50.00                 Early Bird Price: $55.00
10 Weeks         On Friday      Non Members $90.00
                                                                     Start Date     Time/Day        Member’s Advantage

                                                                      April 6      11:30-12:30       Advantage: $60.00
                                                                     8 weeks       On Saturday      Non Members $95.00

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Medium Intensity - Intermediate Fitness Level
                                             Please note: Students will be required to complete a PAR-Q and may be required to provide a Doctor’s
Registered Programs - Fitness & Dance
                                                                 note. Standardized consent form available in Program Office.

                                        Pilates                                                            Yogilates
                                        Instructor: Terri D.                                               Instructor: Terri D.
                                        This program promotes the building of long, lean                   Yogilates is an intense program combining elements of
                                        muscles, particularly focusing on the core muscles                 both Yoga and Pilates. This program helps to build long,
                                        and lower body while using a combination of floor,                 lean and bulk muscles particularly focusing on
                                        wall and chair exercises with bands, weights and balls.            promoting flexibility, proper breathing and relaxation
                                        Early Bird Price: $55.00                                           techniques of the core and lower body. This program is
                                                                                                           done in the chair, on the floor and on your feet to
                                         Start Date       Time/Day      Member’s Advantage                 concentrate on posture, body alignment and breath.
                                                                                                           Class Cancelled on April 19, 2019
                                          April 9        11:20-12:20     Advantage: $60.00                 Early Bird Price: $55.00
                                         10 Weeks        On Tuesday     Non Members $100.00
                                                                                                           Start Date       Time/Day     Member’s Advantage
                                        Belly Dance
                                        Instructor: Sarah B.                                                April 12        2:30-3:30     Advantage: $60.00
                                                                                                           10 Weeks         On Friday    Non Members $100.00
                                        Get your hips moving and shaking to traditional belly
                                        dance music as you learn a variety of dances in this fun
                                        and enjoyable class.                                              Line Dance Level 1
                                        Early Bird Price: $85.00                                          Instructor: Teresa C.
                                                                                                          A great way to exercise while having fun with friends!
                                         Start Date        Time/Day      Member’s Advantage               You will learn different line dance sequences to a
                                                                                                          variety of music all while working your lower and
                                           April 4       10:00-11:00     Advantage: $90.00                upper body! No experience is necessary.
                                          10 Week        On Thursday    Non Members $120.00               Early Bird Price: $45.00

                                                                                                           Start Date        Time/Day    Member’s Advantage
                                        Joyous Joints
                                        Instructor: Kerry H.                                                April 4        11:15-12:45    Advantage: $50.00
                                        Do you struggle with stiffness or pain in your knees, hips,        10 Weeks        On Thursday   Non Members $90.00
                                        ankles, shoulders, wrists or elbows? Then check out our
                                        new program, Joyous Joints! This program will focus on
                                                                                                          Line Dance Level 2
                                        restoring flexibility, strength and stability in your joints.
                                                                                                          Instructor: Teresa C.
                                        You will be led through exercise, education and fall
                                        prevention drills which will assist in you living in less pain    Level 2 requires you to have completed Level 1 or have
                                        and enjoying more life. This medium impact program is             knowledge of line dance sequences. You will learn more
                                        suitable for individuals with osteoporosis, low bone density      complex line dance sequences while getting a great
                                        or those at risk of fractures and falls.                          workout.
                                        Early Bird Price: $55.00                                          Early Bird Price: $45.00

                                                                                                           Start Date       Time/Day     Member’s Advantage
                                         Start Date        Time/Day      Member’s Advantage
                                                                                                            April 4         1:00-2:30     Advantage: $50.00
                                          April 3       11:00-11:55       Advantage: $60.00
                                                                                                           10 Weeks        On Thursday   Non Members $90.00
                                         10 weeks      On Wednesday      Non Members $100.00

                                                                                                          Line Dance Level 1
                                                                                                          Instructor: Vivian Y.
                                                                                                          Get your lower body in shape while having some fun!
                                                                                                          Dances range in speed and includes ballroom, Latin,
                                                                                                          country, western and international music.
                                                                                                          Class Cancelled on April 19, 2019
                                                                                                          Early Bird Price: $50.00

                                                                                                           Start Date       Time/Day     Member’s Advantage

                                                                                                            April 5        10:45-12:15    Advantage: $55.00
                                                                                                           10 Weeks         On Friday    Non Members $95.00

                                                               Want to stay active?                      Visit us online at www.activelivingcentre.org

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High Intensity - Advanced Fitness Level
    Please note: Students will be required to complete a PAR-Q and may be required to provide a Doctor’s

                                                                                                                               Registered Programs - Fitness & Dance
                        note. Standardized consent form available in Program Office.

Healthy Bones Level 2                                           Line Dance Level 2
Instructor: Karen S.                                            Instructor: Vivian Y.
Tone up your body and improve your health with this             Get your lower body in shape while having some fun!
fulfilling program which accommodates participants              Dances range in variety of speeds and include
who have varying degrees of Arthritis or Osteoporosis.          ballroom, Latin, country, western and international
This program is designed to improve your flexibility,           music. Knowledge of line dancing or the completion of
muscle strength and balance using weights, balls and            Line Dance Level 1 is recommended.
bands. There is a combination of sitting and standing           Class Cancelled on April 19, 2019
exercises.                                                      Early Bird Price: $50.00
Early Bird Price: $55.00
                                                                  Start Date      Time/Day       Member’s Advantage
Start Date      Time/Day       Member’s Advantage
                                                                   April 2        1:15-2:45       Advantage: $55.00
 April 3       11:00-12:00      Advantage: $60.00                 10 Weeks       On Tuesday      Non Members $95.00
10 Weeks      On Wednesday     Non Members $100.00
                                                                   April 5        12:30-2:00      Advantage: $55.00
                                                                  10 Weeks        On Friday      Non Members $95.00

Ballroom & Latin Dance
Instructor: Lisa Z. & Charlie Z.                                Sh’Bang Cardiofit
Slow Waltz is one of the five dances in the Standard (or        Instructor: Kerry H.
Modern) category of the International Style ballroom            Dance your cardio fitness to the next level! This class
dances. It was previously referred to as English Waltz,         provides the variety your body needs to see results by
International Standard Waltz is danced to slow waltz music,     combining fun cardio routines through different dance
preferably 28-30 bars per minute (84-90 beats per minute).      styles from Bollywood to Latin and everywhere in
No experience is necessary.                                     between, with specific muscle conditioning and light
Early Bird Price: $55.00                                        weights that will be tailored to all levels. We will work on
                                                                your balance, agility and coordination at the same time.
 Start Date      Time/Day      Member’s Advantage               This is a great time to enjoy the music and feel the burn.
                                                                Early Bird Price: $55.00
  April 6      10:00-11:15      Advantage: $60.00
 10 Weeks      On Saturday     Non Members $100.00
                                                                Start Date       Time/Day       Member’s Advantage

                                                                 April 3        10:00-10:55      Advantage: $60.00
Ballroom & Latin Dance - Beginner                               10 weeks       On Wednesday     Non Members $100.00
Instructor: Lisa Z. & Charlie Z.
Latin dance Jive: Latin dance, the jive is a dance style that
originated in the United States from African-Americans in
the early 1930s. The jive is one of the five International         Did you know?
Latin dances. It is danced at a speed between 128 and
160 beats per minute. No experience is necessary.
Early Bird Price: $55.00                                           We are always looking
                                                                   for volunteer help at the North York Seniors
Start Date      Time/Day       Member’s Advantage                  Centre? The various opportunities include:
  April 6      11:30-12:45      Advantage: $60.00                   Friendly Visiting
 10 Weeks      On Saturday     Non Members $100.00                  Café Assistant
                                                                    A Day Away Volunteers
                                                                    Many more!

                                                                   Please call the front desk to attend a
                                                                   volunteer orientation session & learn all
                                                                   about how you can help the NYSC
                                                                   community!

                           Want to stay active?                    Visit us online at www.activelivingcentre.org

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ARTS                                     SOCIAL                              GAMES
                                          Art Studio                              Alborz Persian Group                Basic Euchre
Drop-In Programs - Recreation & Leisure
                                          Day: Thursday
                                          Time: 10:00-2:00
                                                                                  ‫گروه ایرانی البرز‬                   Day: Tuesday
                                                                                                                      Time: 10:00-12:00
                                                                                  Day: Thursday
                                          Members Only $1.00                                                          Members Only $1.00
                                                                                  Time: 2:00-6:00
                                          Location: Craft Room                                                        Location: Meeting Room
                                                                                  Members $1 & Non-Members $2
                                                                                  Location: Multipurpose Room         Bid Euchre
                                          Introduction to Knitting &
                                                                                                                      Day: Thursday
                                          Crocheting                                                                  Time: 10:00-12:00
                                                                                  Coffee & Conversation
                                          Day: Wednesday                                                              Members Only $1.00
                                                                                  Day: Thursday
                                          Time: 9:30-11:30                                                            Location: Meeting Room
                                                                                  Time: 11:30-12:30
                                          Members $1 & Non-Members $3
                                                                                  Members Only $1.00                  Canasta
                                          Location: Craft Room
                                          *Supply list available in the Program   Location: Media Room                Day: Wednesday
                                          Office                                  *Canada is a country of
                                                                                                                      Time: 1:00-4:00
                                                                                  international people. Join us for
                                                                                  a lively hour where you can meet
                                                                                                                      Members Only $1.00
                                          Movie Club                              interesting people and practice     Location: Meeting Room
                                          Day: Monday                             your English conversation skills.   Cribbage
                                          Time: 2:00-4:00
                                                                                                                      Day: Wednesday
                                          Members $2 & Non-Members $4             French Conversation Club            Time: 10:00-12:00
                                          Location: Media Room                    Club de conversation français       Members Only $1.00
                                                                                  Day: Friday                         Location: Meeting Room
                                          Stitchers                               Time: 10:00-12:00
                                          Day: Wednesday                          Members $1 & Non-Members $3
                                                                                                                      Duplicate Bridge
                                          Time: 12:15-3:00                        Location: Library/Media Room        Wednesday & Sunday
                                          Members Only FREE                                                           Time: 12:30-4:00
                                          Location: Craft Room                                                        Members $3.50 &
                                                                                  Joy Luck Social Club
                                          *This group consists of volunteers                                          Non-Members $4
                                          producing handiworks to donate to       中社俱樂部                               Location: Multipurpose Room
                                          our GiftShoppe.                         1st & 3rd Wednesday/Month           *Participants are required to attend
                                                                                  Time: 2:00-6:00                     program with a partner.
                                                                                  Members $1 & Non-Members $3         Mah Jongg Drop-In—
                                          FITNESS                                 Location: Cafe                      English & Cantonese
                                                                                                                      Monday
                                                                                  Korean Social Club                  Time: 12:30-4:00
                                          Table Tennis                                                                Sunday
                                          Tuesday
                                                                                  한국인 사교 클럽
                                                                                                                      Time: 10:00-4:00
                                          Time: 4:00-6:00                         Day: Saturday
                                                                                                                      Members $1 & Non-Members $3
                                          Thursday                                Time: 1:00-3:00
                                                                                                                      Location: Café/Trillium Room
                                          Time: 7:00-9:00                         Members $1 & Non-Members $3
                                          Saturday                                Location: Craft Room                Pinochle
                                          Time: 2:00-4:00                                                             Day: Thursday
                                          Members $1 & Non-Members $3             Persian Social Club                 Time: 1:00-3:00
                                                                                                                      Members Only $1.25
                                          Location: Multipurpose Room             ‫باشگاه اجتماعی فارسی‬                Location: Meeting Room
                                          *Participants will be required to
                                                                                  Day: Tuesday
                                          complete a PAR-Q and may be                                                 Progressive Bridge
                                          required to provide a Doctor’s note.    Time: 10:00-3:00
                                                                                  Members $2 & Non-Members $4         Day: Tuesday
                                                                                  Location: Craft Room                Time: 12:30-4:00
                                                                                                                      Members Only $2.00
                                                                                                                      Location: Trillium Room
                                                                                                                      *Participants must be an
                                                                                                                      intermediate level player.
                                                                                                                      Scrabble
                                                                                                                      Day: Monday
                                                                                                                      Time: 12:15-4:00
                                                                                                                      Members Only $1.00
                                                                                                                      Location: Meeting Room
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