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Creative Arts

Friendship Group:

Every Monday morning in the Blue Room at 9:30 am you can find these ladies busy doing crafts and offering a friendly welcome to any newcomers. If you like to knit, sew, crochet, quilt or make bazaar items, then this might be the place for you at the Coronation Centre “Friendship Club”. Drop off your unwanted pennies for the Sleeping Children Around the World fund. A $0.75 drop in fee applies. (refreshments served)

Computer Club

 Tablets, iPads, Playbooks, Android and other devices.  Held the 1st Tuesday of each month at 1:30pm.  A drop fee of $0.75 applies.

Watercolours:

Come and join us Monday at 1:30 pm for an enjoyable afternoon learning the art of ‘water colours’. Meet our patient instructor Hilda Corkum. A half hour demonstration by the instructors will teach you the use of brushes, colours and perspectives. Learn by doing. The group also arranges paint outs to utilize your skills and paint in a natural environment. Beginners welcome in September and January. The cost is $2.15 / class.

Library:

Our library is open daily from 8:30 am-4:30 pm. We have many books, the collection includes romance novels, fiction and hardcover’s arranged by author last name. Relax in one of our big comfortable chairs, take a book home with you and place it in the blue bin for re shelving when you are finished reading. Also, help yourself to any of the informational pamphlets provided on a range of senior topics.

Card Games

Bridge Club:

The Golden Hour Bridge Club meets on Thursdays at 1:00pm. They play four hands of bridge at each table and the two partners with the higher score move to the next table and the partners split up. They play six rounds and follow this with tea, coffee and cookies. To join the club you must be a member of the Coronation 50 Plus Recreation Centre. The Golden Bridge Club membership is $5.00 per year and $2.00 per session: this includes the $0.75 drop in fee to the Centre.

Euchre:

What’s Trump Euchre is a progressive card game that meets in the main auditorium on Wednesday and Friday afternoons from 1:00 pm to approximately 3:30 pm. Admission is $3.00 to play. There are prizes for the top two total scores, a secret score prize, a prize for most lone hands and a prize for any couple who gain a score of 16 or more in a game. Margaret and Pam would be happy to see you come out and join the fun.

Drop In Bridge:

Mondays at 1:00pm drop in and play bridge with other members who love the game. A $0.75 fee applies.

Cribbage

Every Friday at 1:00 pm join us for a game of organized Cribbage at the Coronation Centre. A $2.50 drop in fee applies. Drop in Cribbage June, July & August a $0.75 fee applies.

Games

Pool Room:

The pool room is open daily from 8:30 am-4:30 pm. Drop in fee of $0.75 paid at the front desk for a game.

Games:

Join us for a game of scrabble, chess, or a variety of other games located in the sunroom. A drop in fee of $0.75 paid at the front desk.

Darts:

Join us for League Play (September – May) every Thursday at 1:30 pm, a drop in fee of $0.75 applies. Fun Darts played June, July and August.

Shuffleboard:

This is floor shuffleboard and is offered on a Thursday at 9:30 am and Mondays at 2:30pm in the lower auditorium. Shuffleboard is a sport of skill and strategy and requires little physical strength. The main elements of a winning plan are: clearing the board, blocking and hiding and kitchen play when necessary. It’s great fun so why not join us. $0.75 drop in fee.

Table Tennis

Tuesday at 9:30-3:00 and Thursday 9:30-4:30 with a drop in fee of $0.80

Dance Programs

Line Dancing:

Line Dancing is a great physical exercise and excellent mental exercise that is a lot of fun. We stay with beginner level dances so we are not doing a lot of ‘jumping’ or ‘hip hopping’. Beginners are always welcome and you will find we have a very friendly group. If you enjoy moving to music come out and give line dancing a try. You don’t need a partner so you can get up and dance whenever you want to. Classes are $3.25 for a one hour class.

Ballroom Line Dance:

Impress your family and friends the next time you go out for a night on the town by learning the Rumba, Cha Cha, Tango and Waltz. No partner necessary, just $4.00 a class. (Sept - May)

Clogging:

Anyone from 2 to 92 can do it. If you line dance you can clog. Clogging is a mixture of step and tap dancing with roots in the Appalachian step dancing; to much fun to be a workout. Classes are held Wednesdays at 1:00pm a $2.15 fee applies.

Music Programs

The 'J' Choir

The “J” Choir is a group of energetic people who are 50 and older who sing four-part harmony for their enjoyment and to entertain others. The “J” Choir has been singing for over 30 years and have had many capable directors. Dianne Williams is the present director/pianist who is well experienced. Every Thursday they meet in the main Auditorium form 9:15 to 11:15 am, with a coffee break. There is a nominal membership fee to help cover expenses. You will have no trouble locating them, just follow the singing. Practice begins early September and finishes late June.

Music Circle:

This musical group led by John Glennie with assistance from group members, is less formal than a choir and meets every Tuesday afternoon at 1:30pm for two hour practice.  The group learns, sings and plays a monthly one hour set of songs including group songs and solos.  Each month they present their program at Cavendish Manor (3rd Friday at 2pm) and other venues around the area.  We sing songs from a wide variety of musical styles and times.  If you like to sing or play a musical instrument come out and share your talents. A $0.75 drop in fee applies.

Fitness Classes

Tone & Fit:

A moderate beginners class to keep you healthy and strong through active movements and stretches. A variety of equipment is used in this class, focuses on improving posture and flexibility by strengthening and stretching the muscles and body.

Sit and be fit:

Chair exercising focuses on increasing strength and endurance through low intensity seated exercise using bands and small hands weights. Suited for those with cardiac conditions, respiratory and physical limitations. Classes are 45 minutes long and $2.50 drop in fee applies.

Get Fit Level 1:

An energetic fitness class which will get you moving. Low impact marching, moving, increase your stamina, muscle toning with various equipment. Perfect for people who enjoy walking. Gentle stretching to improve flexibility carried out on mats This class is perfect if you enjoy walking and are ready to do a little bit more. $2.50 per class.

Get Fit Level 2:

After participating in level 1 and consulting with the instructor, participants may try working at a higher intensity level. Higher intensity cardiovascular workout. Burn calories and get heart beating. May include step aerobic component. Tone all major muscles by using weights and other equipment. Work muscles in abdominal and lower back region. Finish with stretching to complete workout $2.50 per class.

Flex Fit

A class to enhance flexibility, stretching and relaxation through exercise. Flex Fit is a great tension reducer at the end of the day in addition to renewing yourself with positive energy instilling a calmness of mind and body. The movements are designed to increase your range of motion , improve posture, flexibility and release tension. $2.50 per class

Men's Only Fitness:

Men’s cardio is held at both the Coronation Centre and at MacBain. You work at your own pace and we don’t use fancy footwork or get out of breath fast. You will work on balance exercises as well as strength training to help improve your daily routine, which could include; golfing, taking out the garbage, grocery shopping, yard work or whatever your day may include. We finish with stretches done on mats. $2.50 per class

Gentle Fit:

Gentle aerobic workout that helps with balance, builds strength, flexibility and assists range of motion by using resistance tools. We finish the class with light stretching. Great for those new to exercise with no limitations. $2.50 per class.

Sculpt & Tone:

Are you worried about bone and/or muscle loss? Want to speed up your metabolism and increase calorie burn? Resistance training. Build functional strength. Tone and define muscles. Increase your metabolism and calorie burning ability $3.50 per class.

Get Fit Combined Class:

You will benefit from this class if you are accustomed to the level one or level two Get Fit classes. The combined class is a moderate fitness class, weight training and mat work are included in the class. You can take it to a level you are comfortable with. $2.50 per class.

Total Body Circuits:

This challenging 1.5 hour class incorporates circuits to build strength and endurance in all your major muscles groups, Class format includes a group warm-up, followed by an aerobic portion, then individual circuits which focus on resistance, balance and core work ending with a cool down. This class requires pre-registration. Please check the newsletter for registration dates.

Core Fit:

This class will concentrate on the muscles of the core. Strong back and abdominal muscles will help support the spine and help prevent low back pain. It will also improve posture and balance through the use of equipment including stability ball, dyna discs, foam rollers, wobble boards and resistance bands. $3.50 per class

Aqua Fitness:

Work out safely and effectively in the water. Increase strength and flexibility. Ideal for hip and knee replacements and arthritis. Pre-registration at the Coronation Centre & payment required prior to each session. Bring to class: bathing suit, towel, strongly suggest water shoes to be worn in the pool and a lock for belongings.

Deep Water Aqua Fitness

A low impact, high intensity class to get you moving in the water. Participants wear flotation belts and are in the deep end for the entire 45 minutes class. Workout intensity is equivalent to running 11km/hour. Perquisites include: surface support 45 seconds, swim front crawl at least 10 meters, swim 25 meters continuously. This class requires pre-registration and payment in full before beginning the session.

Tai Chi:

Tai Chi is based on repetition of slow, gentle continuous stretching movements that incorporate the whole body. Increase your strength, circulation, balance and mental focus in this class. Beginners welcome in September and February to the Wednesday and Friday morning classes. $12.00 per month for 2 classes per week. Classes also available on Monday and Thursday evenings.

Yoga:

There are three basic parts to the Yoga program. Each session begins and ends with a relaxation exercise where you learn to progressively relax every muscle in the body. The next step is a series of simple exercises designed to bring movement to every joint in the skeletal system. Finally, you work on breathing, learning to breathe diaphragmatically. Yoga is a commitment to look after yourself better both mentally and physically. Pre-registration and payment is required before beginning session.

Zumba:

The Zumba workout provides fitness benefits because its routines feature interval training sessions with fast and slow rhythms and resistance training, which are intended to tone and sculpt the body while burning fat. Music is the key ingredient to classes, created with specific beats and tempo changes. Pre-registration and payment is required before beginning session.

Wellness Programs

Wellness Centre:

The Wellness Centre offers both cardio and strength training equipment with an elliptical machine, treadmills, exercise ball, adjustable bench, free weights and a multi station weight machine to work all your major muscle groups. To help you pass the time a flat screen TV is mounted on the wall as you exercise. A mandatory equipment orientation is required before use of the room for your interest and safety. A drop-in fee of $0.80 per use is charged.

Personal Training

Our certified personal trainer can design a customized exercise program to meet your fitness goals. First a functional fitness assessment consulation will take place followed by a visit to the gym to implement the program. The 1 hour appointment offered Wednesday afternoons is booked at the office. At the time of booking a PAR-Q must be completed and payment of $25 made. No refunds will be issued for missed appointments.

Monthly Social Events

Lunch & A Movie:

Fourth Tuesday of the month. Big Screen (6ft x 6ft) Home style food catered is served at 12:00pm followed by the movie choice of the month. Previous menus have included, Cabbage Rolls, Lasagna, Pork Tenderloin, dessert, tea and coffee is included. The last day to purchase tickets is the Friday prior to the event. Price: $11.00 member & $12.25 non-member includes HST

Bingo & Lunch:

Join us on the second Tuesday of the month at 11:30 am. Tickets just $5.00 for members and $5.50 for non members includes homemade soup and sandwich lunch and one bingo card good for all games. Additional cards just $0.50 each. The last day for ticket sales is the Friday prior to the event.