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.
Winter 2018 Out Trips and Tours
Tuesday December 19, 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
Art Therapy for Mindfulness
Thursdays January 11 - February 15, 2018 from 1:30 - 3:00pm
Connect, reflect, slow down and explore while creating a woven piece guided by a trained art therapist.
$48.25/6 sessions. Registration barcode #2225342
Fridays, January 12 - February 2, 2018 from 11:15am - 12:15pm
Practice general phrases, daily conversations and basic Mandarin learned in these relaxed and social sessions.
$16.00/4 sessions. Registration barcode #2229242
Dance Variety for Better Mobility
Tuesdays January 16 - February 20, 2018 from 1:00 - 1:45pm
Engage the mind and body with gentle movements from dance styles that include ballet, tap and jazz. This program, designed for those experiencing mobility challenges, encourages the use of chairs for support.
$22.40/6 sessions. Registration barcode #2224492
Sushi Making Workshop
Wednesday February 7, 2018 from 6:00 - 9:00pm
Make delicious items in this beginner hands-on class followed with a group meal.
$30.00/session. Registration barcode #2235892
Chinese New Year
Wednesday February 14, 2018 from 10:00am - 12:00pm
Fuse two holidays in one with sampling of Chinese New Year delicacies, pancakes and chocolate and the making of Valentine's cards and lanterns.
$8.00/session. Registration barcode #2242042
Wednesday February 21, 2018 from 2:30 - 3:30pm
View photographs, learn travel tips and hear tales of interesting places from around the world. FREE with a donation to the Richmond Food Bank.
Registration barcode # 2235792
Ooh La Lah Parisienne Lunch
Tuesday February 27, 2018 from 11:30am - 1:00pm
Celebrate the start of Paris Fashion Week with a delightful Parisienne café style lunch sampling of French coffee, macaroons and other delights. Price includes lunch, entertainment and prizes for the finest fashions.
$8.00/session. Registration barcode # 2319942
New services offered this Winter!
On the 4th Thursday of every month from 9:00am to 1:00pm, 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, please call 604-238-8422 (one month in advance).
Winter 2018 - Wellness Clinics Flyer
Arts for Wellness Workshop from 6:00 - 8:00pm
Friday January 26, 2018 (# 2269292)
Friday February 23, 2018 (# 2269342)
Friday March 24, 2018 (# 2269892)
Slow down, reflect and explore how art can improve emotional wellness in this workshop led by registered Art Therapist. Price includes all supplies. Adults are welcome to register.