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.
For more information , please contact our Seniors Coordinator Trey Melton at 604-238-8429.
Summer Fun in the Park - Lawn Games
Tuesday August 15 and 29 from 1:30 - 3:00pm (Thompson Park)
Free Drop - in activity! Join the Thompson leaders with a set of outdoor lawn games such as Bocci, dart toss and bean bag toss. Light refreshments will be provided. Please note that the event is weather dependent; it will be cancelled if raining.
Out Trip - Newcastle Nanaimo's Hidden Treasure
Wednesday, September 5 from 9:00am - 8:30pm
Visit this undeveloped island only 10 minutes from Nanaimo and that features walking and hiking trails with seaside viewpoints, wildlife and evidence of at least two Salish First Nations villages. Price includes bus transportation only. Ferry fees extra for those under 65 years ($104.05). Registration barcode #2595592, $86.85
Please bring ID for BC ferries.
Friday, September 7 from 2:30 - 3:30pm
Teams compete against each other in this fun and easy outdoor game whose modern adaption most closely resembles bowling. This program is weather dependent. It will be cancelled if raining. Registration barcode #2584492, $42.00 /4 sessions
$6.40 / per drop-in
Monday, September 10 from 10:30 - 11:30am
Play this fun and social game on a dry floor while improving flexibility and circulation. All mobility levels welcome.Registration barcode #2531492 $30.00 / 6 sessions
$6.40 / per drop-in
Wednesday, September 12 from 10:30 - 11:30am
Learn basic sentences using correct words, intonations and interactive methods to develop conversational fluency in this popular language.
Registration barcode #2556842 $30.05 / 7 sessions
Thursday, September 13 from 2:00 - 3:00pm
Move gently in this class with low impact exercises designed for older adults with slight mobility issues. Experience all of the fun, zesty Latin music and easy-to-follow routines of traditional Zumba! All fitness levels welcome.
Registration barcode #2548942 $66.15 / 13 sessions
On the 4th Thursday of every month 9:00 am-1:00 pm, services include: manicures, pedicures, shiatsu massage, chair massage, reflexology, free blood pressure checks and blood glucose testing and free Pharmacist checks.
Please refer to the flyer below for more information. To book an appointment, call 604-238-8422 (one month in advance).
Wellness Clinic Flyer