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Oakville. Recreation and Culture

Facilities, Oakville Senior Citizens' Recreation Centre

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Record #: OAK0139 Last Full Update: 12 Feb 2014
Record Details
Alternate NameKerr Street Senior Centre ; OSC
Contact Numbers
Office Phone905-815-5966; 
Registration inquiries 905-338-4250; 
Iris by phone 905-815-2000 24 hrs/day; 
Iris help 905-845-6601 ext 4747 
Program registration 905-338-4188
Contact Information
Address & Map
263 Kerr St
Oakville, ON L6K 3B4
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Located In CommunityOakville (Kerr Village)
Nearest Main IntersectionKerr St and Rebecca St
Wheelchair AccessibilityFully Accessible
Primary ContactMaggie Gibb, Recreation Coordinator; Phone: 905-815-5966; Email:
Primary ExecutiveNancy Beddoe, Manager, Seniors Services; Email:
Service Details
Areas ServedOakville
DescriptionA seniors' centre which offers a variety of social, educational, recreational and fitness activities geared to promote self-esteem, social interaction and peer support, plus special events and day trips.  
* computer available for the public to access the internet 
Check current Oakville Seniors Services Newsletter or the Parks Recreation and Culture Guide for times and information. 
Registered Programs:  
Arts and Culture: 
* drawing, intermediate  
* French, beginner, conversational, conversational advanced  
* French level 3  
* Fun with paint and collage  
* History of American architecture and music  
* History of fashion  
* History of poetry and music  
* Spirit in the material world  
* jewellery making - beginner, intermediate  
* watercolour painting - intermediate  
Computer workshops: 
* Computers for beginners  
* Microsoft Excel 
* fun with easy aerobics  
* gentle aerobics  
* pilates for seniors  
* shifting gears fitness  
* Tai Chi - beginner, intermediate (Yang Style 13)  
* yoga  
* Zumba Gold, Zumba Gold Tone  
Drop-In Activities:  
* arts & crafts  
* bid euchre  
* book club  
* bridge  
* bunka embroidery  
* carpet bowling  
* Celtic fiddlers  
* chess club  
* current affairs discussion group 
* euchre  
* Harmoni-Chords  
* Kerr Street Big Band  
* Kerr Street Ensemble  
* Kerr Street Singers  
* snooker  
* Chicks with Sticks snooker  
* walking: "The Willing Walkers"  
HoursMon, Wed, Thu, Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Tue 8:30 am-8 pm
EligibilityAges: 50 year(s) and up 
must have a current Seniors Services Membership card to register in all older adult programs * to attend drop-in activities * for special interest clubs and day trips
ApplicationSeniors Services membership cards can be purchased at: Oakville Senior Citizens' Recreation Centre * Sir John Colborne Recreation Centre for Seniors * front counter of the Recreation and Culture Department at Town Hall * Iroquois Ridge Community Centre * Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre * specific times at Iroquois Ridge and Queen Elizabeth Park Older Adults Centres  
* all instructional classes require centralized Recreation & Culture registration * register by Iris on-line * Iris by phone * mail * drop off * fax
FeesMembership - valid for one year from date of purchase ; Program - varies by program ; Fee assistance available for most recreational programs & activities ; assistance is provided by Oakville Recreation and Culture Department.
Resources AvailableSeniors Services Newsletter * Parks, Recreation & Culture Guide
FundingCity / Town ; Provincial - Ministry of Community Health and Support Services
Service Level(10) Local Government
Service CategoriesComputer and Related Technology Classes ~ Older Adults ; Senior Centres