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: 19 Feb 2015
Agency and Service Names
Alternate NameKerr Street Senior Centre ; OSC
Contact Information
Office Phone905-815-5966; 
Registration 905-338-4250; 
Iris 905-815-2000 24 hrs/day; 
Iris help 905-845-6601 ext 4747 
Fax905-815-5967; 
Registration 905-338-4188
E-Mailmgibb@oakville.ca
Websitewww.oakville.ca/culturerec/oakville-senior-citizens-recreation-centre.html
Social MediaFacebook Facebook, RSS RSS, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary ContactMaggie Gibb, Recreation Coordinator; Email: marg.gibb@oakville.ca
Alternate ContactKaren Waid, Assistant Coordinator; Email: karen.waid@oakville.ca
Agency Information
Parent Agency NameOakville. Recreation and Culture
Legal Status(10) Local Government
Established1975
Primary ExecutiveNancy Beddoe, Manager, Seniors Services; Phone: 905-845-6601 ext 3976; Email: nancy.beddoe@oakville.ca
FundingCity / Town
Service Information
DescriptionOffers 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  
 
Registered Programs: 
* drawing, intermediate  
* French, beginner, conversational, conversational advanced  
* French level 3  
* Jewellery making, beginner and intermediate 
* History of great composers  
* History of rock and roll, pictures and music 
* History of women painters and composers 
* Music and art appreciation 
* History of the cities of the British Empire 
* The Mediterranean from Homer to Picasso  
* watercolour painting - intermediate  
 
Computer programs: 
* Computers for beginners 
* Digital photo editing with Picasa 
 
Fitness: 
* fun with easy aerobics  
* gentle aerobics  
* pilates for seniors  
* shifting gears fitness  
* tai chi - beginner, Level 2 and intermediate (Yang style 24) 
* yoga, yoga stretch and flex  
* Zumba Gold, Zumba Gold Tone  
 
Drop-In activities:  
* arts & crafts  
* bid euchre  
* book club  
* bridge  
* bunka embroidery  
* carpet bowling  
* chess club  
* current affairs discussion group 
* euchre  
* Harmoni-Chords 
* Kerr Street Big Band  
* Kerr Street Ensemble  
* Kerr Street Singers  
* Scrabble 
* snooker 
* snooker - Chicks with Sticks  
* walking: "The Willing Walkers"  
 
Check the current Seniors Services Newsletter or the Parks, Recreation & Culture Guide for more information. 
HoursMon, Wed, Thu, Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Tue 8:30 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  
* specific times at Iroquois Ridge and Queen Elizabeth Park Older Adults Centres  
* front counters of the Recreation and Culture Department at Town Hall, Iroquois Ridge Community Centre and Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre  
 
* 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 CommunityKerr Village
Address & Map
263 Kerr St
Oakville, ON L6K 3B4
 
View MapQuest Map
IntersectionKerr St and Rebecca St
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Taxonomy and Classification
Service CategoriesComputer and Related Technology Classes ~ Older Adults ; Senior Centres
Other Details
Print MaterialSeniors Services Newsletter * Parks, Recreation & Culture Guide