Active Lifestyle Centre in Chatham-Kent
Seniors looking for something to do have no further to look than the Active Lifestyle Centre on Merritt Ave. in Chatham. The Centre opened in 1990 and underwent an expansion in 2007. The membership has now grown to 1200 people, all of them seniors, 50 years or older. However they are not their parents or grandparents, this group want to remain active and busy. The Active Life Centre is just the place for that, Membership is nominal $35.00 for a the year and a flat $2.00 per day when members visit the Centre. There are so many activities available like playing bridge, quilting, scrapbooking, painting lessons or exercise classes. Sonething for everyone! All programs have free entrance once you have a membership . The up-to-date Woodworking Shop is ideal for the person who enjoys working with his hands. Both sexes are welcome. Projects can be as simple as a Birdhouse to more complex items such as Chairs and Table. If your are not an experienced woodworker but have an interest, this is a way to learn. Everyone helps each other. and they all work well together. It is a friendly atmoshere and not one a lot of people are aware exists. The member often offer some of their items for sale at the annual Christmas Bazaar.
Just because you have reached those Golden Years is no reason to give up your fun. Join in on one of the many trips planned by the centre. One of the favorites is a bus trip to Caesar’s Casino in Windsor for the day for a very reasonable price. Enjoy a little gambling, have a wonderful dinner and leave the driving to the bus driver. Special events are also planned for some weekends such as a casino night with a roast beef dinner. All are welcome even non-member. If evercise is your thing and you don’t enjoy doing it alone, join the exercise classes or the Tai Chi and workout with friends. Check out the many activites on their website.
Open between the hours of 9 A.M. and 4 P.M. the centre also has additional evening programs to attract the younger seniors who may still be working.The centre can also be rented out on weekends for special occasions if there are no conflicts.
The Active Lifestyle Property is owned by the Municipality of Chatham-Kent but most of the operating funds are provided by the province.
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