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Oakville. Recreation and Culture

Site: Oakville - Kerr St - Oakville Senior Citizens' Recreation Centre

Service: Seniors' Recreation Facilities & Programs

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Record #: OAK0139 Last Full Update: 29 Jul 2014
Agency and Service Names
Alternate NameKerr Street Senior Centre ; OSC
Contact Information
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 
Fax905-815-5967; 
Program registration 905-338-4188
Organization Emailmgibb@oakville.ca
Websitewww.oakville.ca/culturerec/oakville-senior-citizens-recreation-centre.html
Primary ContactMaggie Gibb, Recreation Coordinator; Phone: 905-815-5966; Email: mgibb@oakville.ca
Agency Information
Parent Agency NameOakville. Recreation and Culture
Service Level(10) Local Government
Established1975
Primary ExecutiveNancy Beddoe, Manager, Seniors Services; Email: nbeddoe@oakville.ca
FundingCity / Town
Service Information
Service 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: 
* Art, music and architecture of North and South America 
* drawing, intermediate  
* French, beginner, conversational, conversational advanced  
* French level 3  
* History of composers of classical, rock, jazz and Broadway 
* History of musical instruments 
* Reading German in 3 hours 
* The role of fairy tales in music 
* The short history of of the languages of Europe  
* The story of Christmas 
* jewellery making - beginner, intermediate  
* watercolour painting - intermediate  
 
Computer programs: 
* Digital editing with Picasa 
* Explore the web 
* Computers: Managing your files & maintenance tasks  
* Microsoft Word and Excel 
 
Fitness: 
* 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"  
 
 
Supplemental DescriptionHealth Care:  
* flu immunization clinic October 17, 2013 10 am-2 pm
HoursMon, Wed, Thu, Fri 8 am-4 pm * Tue 8 am-8 pm
Areas ServedOakville
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 * specific times at Iroquois Ridge and Queen Elizabeth Park Community Centres  
 
* all instructional classes require centralized Recreation & Culture registration * register by Iris on-line * Iris by phone * mail * drop off * fax
LanguagesEnglish
FeesMembership - vary depending on age * valid for one year from date of purchase ; Program - vary by program ; Fee assistance available for most recreational programs & activities ; assistance is provided by Oakville Recreation and Culture Department.
Site Information
Located In CommunityOakville (Kerr Village)
Address & Map
263 Kerr St
Oakville, ON L6K 3B4
 
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Nearest Main IntersectionKerr St and Rebecca St
Wheelchair AccessibilityFully Accessible
Taxonomy and Classification
Service CategoriesComputer and Related Technology Classes ~ Older Adults ; Senior Centres
Other Details
Resources AvailableSeniors Services Newsletter * Parks, Recreation & Culture Guide