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
Delicious Meals for One or Two
Wednesday November 1, 2017 from 6:00 - 9:00pm
Learn to create delicious and nutritious meals, creatively use leftovers and adapt recipes for up to two people with the help of a Registered Dietitian. Bring food containers to take home leftovers.
$30.00/session. Registration barcode #2116538
Out Trip: Goldstream Salmon Spawing
Wednesday November 8, 2017 from 8:00am - 7:00pm
Discover this beautiful provincial park less than 20 kilometres from Victoria and witness the spectacular spawning of salmon led by a knowledgeable guide. Bring a bag lunch. Price includes bus, ferry and tour. Due to ferry fees, please pay according to correct age: $75.00 for over 65 years, $90.00 under 65 years.
Registration barcode #2087688
Out Trip: Tigh-na-Mara Spa
Tuesday November 21, 2017 from 9:00 - 8:30pm
Experience this beautiful and rugged Vancouver Island destination that features a mineral pool and pampering services that include manicures, pedicures, massages and facials. Bring or buy your lunch. Price is dependent on spa treatment choice. Price includes bus and ferry transportation, spa treatment and entrance to Grotto pool. For prices, please speak to front desk.
Registration barcode #2113188
Friday December 8, 2017 from 10:00am - 12:00pm
Bring an appetite for a brunch served by 'Chef etonnantes de Thompson'. Price includes meal, seasonal music and festivities.
$8.00/session. Registration barcode #20939188
Tuesday December 8, 2017 from 1:30 - 3:00pm
View photographs, learn travel tips and hear tales of interesting places from around the world. FREE with donation to the Richmond Food Bank.
Registration barcode #2089239
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.
55+ Flu Clinic
Thursday November 2, 2017 from 9:00 - 11:00am
Save-On-Foods Terra Nova Pharmacist will be onsite to provide flu shots for those 55+. Registration is required. Please contact our front desk at 604 238-8422 to book an appointment. Must bring your BC Care Card to the appointment.
55+ Wellness Clinic Flu Poster
55+ Diabetes Clinic
Thursday November 2, 2017 from 11:00am - 1:00pm
Save-On-Foods Terra Nova Pharmacist will be onsite to provide blood glucose testing for 55+. Drop-in only. Please contact our Seniors Coordinator at 604 238-8429 with any questions.
55+ Wellness Clinic Diabetes Clinic Poster
Please see the brochure below for more information and call 604-238-8422 to register.
Wellness Clinic Flyer 2017