55 +/ Seniors Services
A wide variety of programs and services are offered at Thompson Community Centre. Visit Program Registration to register online and see the Parks, Recreation and Culture Guide for a full list of programs, services, events and drop-in programs that do not require registration.
At Thompson Community Centre, we are committed to enhancing the quality of lives of older adults by offering a wide variety of leisure and recreation opportunities in a welcoming and inclusive environment.
For more information on programs, services and volunteer opportunities, contact our Older Adult Coordinator, Aliez Kay at 604-238-8429
Whether you want to learn a language, improve your computer skills, or learn to watercolour, Thompson offers a variety of general interest programs. Fitness classes and access to our fitness centre are also available at a reduced rate. Please see our fitness section for more information.
For $12.00 a year, we offer a variety of social drop-in programs. Please see the brochure below for a listing of our current drop-in program offerings.
Older Adults Activity Pass - Thompson
Take a look at our variety of upcoming out trips for the fall season.
Fall 2017 Out Trips and Tours
Ooh La Lah Parisienne Lunch
Wednesday September 27, 2017 from 11:00am - 1:00pm
Celebrate the start of Paris Fashion Week with a delightful Parisienne café style lunch sampling French coffee, macarons and other delights. Price includes lunch, entertainment and prizes for the finest fashions. $8.40/session.
Registration barcode # 2067988
Friday October 6, 2017 from 6:00 - 8:00pm
Celebrate everything to be thankful for with entertainment and a traditional dinner served by Thompson Youth Council members. $12.50/session.
Registration barcode #2068088
Winter Hawaiian Luau Party
Thursday November 30, 2017 from 1:00 - 3:00pm
Banish the winter blues by wearing something tropical and celebrating with delicious Hawaiian food, sun themed festivities and Luau dancing. $8.00/session.
Registration barcode #2086088
New services offered this Fall!
On the 4th Thursday of every month, Thompson provides a 55+ wellness clinic. Get your blood pressure or blood glucose checked free of charge, or sign up for a manicure, pedicure, chair massage, shiatsu or reflexology for less than $20.
Please see the brochure below for more information and call 604-238-8422 to register.
Wellness Clinic Flyer 2017
Chronic Conditions Self Management
Wednesdays September 20 - October 25, 2017 from 9:30am to 12:00pm
Presented by UVic Institute on Aging & Lifelong Learning. Learn practical tools, strategies and techniques on managing life in this fun and practical workshop designed for those living with a chronic condition. Caregivers welcome to register.
FREE/6 sessions. Registration barcode #2085538
Brain Health & Dementia
Friday September 29, 2017 from 10:00 - 11:30am
Learn about brain health and lifestyle and how to make changes to keep the brain active and healthy to prevent or slow the progression of dementia. Presented by the Alzheimer's Society.
Free/1 session. Registration barcode #2067838
Translink TravelSafe for Seniors
Tuesday October 3, 2017 from 1:00 - 2:30pm
Discover the practical side of transit along with the associated opportunities for greater freedom and social interaction. Presented by Translink in both English and Mandarin. Free/ 1 session.
Registration barcode #2067938
Wednesday October 11, 2017 from 3:00 - 4:00pm
Become a better self-manager with information on pain management, medications, exercises, complementary therapies and community resources available. Presented by the Arthritis Society of Canada and OASIS (Osteoarthritis Service Integration System), a Vancouver Coastal Health Program.
Free/ 1 session. Registration barcode # 2114639
To take this class in Mandarin please quote barcode #2114688 to register.