The Canmore Seniors Association

organises activities for the education & entertainment of its members

To Get in Touch

The Association's office is staffed by CSA member volunteers

Open weekdays
10am - noon & 1 - 3pm

Closed Tues Dec 5

Office Closed Dec 24 to Jan 01

600B - 9th Street,
PO Box 8809
Canmore, AB,  T1W 3L9
(403) 678-2457

Email: info@canmoreseniors.org
or
email Directory for Board

Location (map)

The Association's Facilities

The Association is part of a two story building in downtown Canmore   Photo-tour Here

Full details of our facilites can be found on the Hall Rentals page   Click Quicklink to Hall Rentals

Parking Is Limited
Members can obtain $2 lifetime pass from the office.
Display pass every visit so it is easily seen through the windshield (eg dash/visor).
Do not park in Grizzly Paw spots

Membership

Membership in the Association is open to all seniors 55 years and older.
Membership is $25/year/person and runs from
July 1 to June 30.

Visit our office for a Membership Application and Waiver Form
or   Print Forms Here
and mail in with cheque.

An annual Waiver covers all CSA events both in our hall and off-site. Membership cards cannot be released until waiver is signed and in office

Need More Specific Info? membership
@canmoreseniors.org

Communications

Activities, functions, and other information are also publicized

* on boards at The Centre

* in a weekly newspaper column (compliments of Bow Valley Crag & Canyon)

* and the weekly emailed
“Paper Trail”
Important - set spam filters to accept Paper Trail
Deadline for Paper Trail announcements is the prior Thursday, 6:30pm to:
publicity
@canmoreseniors.org

Bulletin Boards

Main boards: Hallway opposite kitchen - limited accessible hours.
Only place for Sign-up sheets.

In Building Lobby: Longer hours.
CSA activities: Left of CSA office door. No sign-up sheets.
Meanderthals: Right of office door in alcove bedside the building door.

Members' Notices

All Members can submit Notes, Requests, Lost and Found etc for posting on the web-page via
web@canmoreseniors.org

Website Contact

Website Submissions, Ads, problems, typos, factual errors to
web@canmoreseniors.org

Mental Health Peer Support
=>Supportworks Website

Banff groups Email: contact@supportworks.ca
Phone: (403) 305 - 4465

Association News & Coming Events For 55+

Rev.2017 Nov 22 gw

Seasonal Events

* Tues Dec 5th
Banff Springs Hotel - Seniors Christmas Tea
    Sign Up sheet on Bulletin Board | View Poster |

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* December 9th CSA Christmas Social:  | View Poster |
    SOLD OUT

Wed Nov 22
Life Long Learning Small Group - First Meeting
We will be discussing topics, dates, and times for our monthly meetings. New members are welcome.
After initial organization, our first discussion will be: What would you have as your long term vision for Canmore if you were on council?

Recurring Activities at Our Downtown Centre

Fitness Programs | Class Details & Contact Person |
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday Mornings
Classes for all needs.

Juggling
Mondays
Free drop-in. All welcome, no skill or equipment, just a sense of fun.

Darts
Mondays

Life Long Learning Presentation | View Current Poster |
Alternate Mondays Fall to Spring @

Table Tennis
Tuesdays

T'ai Chi   | Info from Sandra at skyhicanada@hotmail.com |
Tuesdays
Beginners welcome. Gentle, easy to learn. Non Taoist t'ai chi.

Scottish Country Dancing
Tuesdays

Chair Yoga   | Kathleen 780 918 5726 / email kapaton16@gmail.com |
Wednesdays
Very relaxed class

Floor Curling
Wednesdays
No team commitments, no hassles, everyone gets to play.
Beginners and occasional players welcome.

Afternoon Drop-in
Wednesday
Join the Floor Games players during their refreshment and chat break

Restore Yoga   | Info Debbie at 403-707-8460 |
Wednesdays
A therapeutic blend of poses to release and relax muscle tightness. No yoga skills needed. Balls, chairs etc used to release muscle & tissue. $7.00 Drop-in Fee.

Table Tennis
Thursdays

Mah-Jong and Board Games: Please join us in the Townside Hall
Thursdays from 1:15 to 3:30 pm.
For new players and those needing a refresher, Mah Jongg LESSONS will be offered starting November 02

Afternoon Drop-in
Thursday
Join the Floor Games players during their refreshment and chat break

Seniors Beginner Dance Classes (Free. CSA Members Only)
Thursdays @
Classes will feature 3 weeks each of Waltz & Cha Cha and 2 weeks of Nightclub Two Step. Info? email plenderwick@gmail.com

Beginner Cha Cha Classes (Free. CSA Members Only)
Oct 5, 12 & 19 @
Info? email plenderwick@gmail.com

Floor Yoga
Fridays @
Kathleen 780-918-5726 or email kapaton16@gmail

Line Dance Classes (Free. CSA Members Only)
Fridays @
Classes will feature Beginner Line Dances to a variety of music and dance styles, with an emphasis on fun. Info? email plenderwick@gmail.com

Mon Nov 27
Life Long Learning Presentation:  | View Poster |
We need your assistance setting up the chairs.
Please arrive at 1:30 if you can help.

Wed Dec 06
Market Mall Shopping Trip (Will be weather dependent)
Some CSA members are going into Calgary and are willing to take passengers.
There will be enough room for about 20 people to come along. We will be leaving 9 am from the CSA building and returning by about 4pm. (A small contribution towards the gas would be appreciated.)
Please sign up on the main notice board.

Save These Dates, Watch for Full Posts

Police Alert - Don't Fall For
New Version Of The Old "Emergency" Scam
Easy Clue - Real Officials NEVER want payment in Gift Cards

Police have asked sellers of gift-cards to be on lookout for stressed high value buyers apparently taking instructions from a cell phone. Learn the warning signs and be ready to spot/help possible victims.

Wed Dec 06
Come Dance With Us:  | View Poster |


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SENIORS BEWARE

Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre Website

If you have anything attached to the web Read This (computer, tablet, cell, house monitoring, lights, even appliances) you must set passwords and protective software

Scams are always active in the community ⟹ Learn More From Cybersecurity And Scams Page

Website Contact: Website Submissions, Ads, Problems, Typos, Factual Errors To web@canmoreseniors.org
Not To Volunteers' Personal Emails

A Friendly Reminder due to allergies and sensitivities.
We ask that members refrain from using scented grooming products during CSA activities at the Centre.
Your co-operation is appreciated.

Always Display Parking Pass when using Centre parking
so it is easily seen through the windshield (eg dash/visor)
Read User Rules

If You Find A Lost Item
• Clothing: Hang on the Creekside coat rack, or put in BOX on coat rack shelf
• Cell phones, keys or medical devices: Hand in to the office.
• Leave nothing in the kitchen.

Remove Outdoor Footwear
Please Bring Dry And Clean Footwear For Use In All Areas
to protect the flooring, & prevent safety issues from water & grit.

Some Dates to Remember

Happy Hours 2017 ended

Fri Oct 27 Meanderthals End-of-season Potluck Dinner & Slide Show

January 01 - New Year's Day Hike of Town Trails

Early June - Seniors Week

June 30 - Memberships Expire

Sept - AGM

Oct: Jasper Park Lodge Senior Fall Getaway

How the Association is Governed

The Board of Directors is responsible for the operation of the Association.
Directors are elected by the members at the Annual General Meeting for a two year term.

President Philip Wilson
Vice President Chris Duncan-Webb
Secretary Beth Millard
Treasurer Vincent Gallant
Past President Ray Ryan
Director Barbara Bashnick
Director Fred Hall
Director Elizabeth Jones
Director Gerry Karst
Director Jamie Konecny
Director John Martland
Director Terry Nazar
Director Laurel Paterson
email Directory for Board