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

600B - 9th Street,
PO Box 8809
Canmore, AB,  T1W 0C1
(403) 678-2457

Email: info@canmoreseniors.org

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 $45/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.2018 May 29 gw

Website Being Re-developed And Is Not Updated

Please Continue To Use For Permanent Information & Links To Useful Sources

Read current events in the Paper Trail which is emailed weekly to members.
If not received check Junk Folder.

Outdoor events such as hikes etc and associated Meanderthals courses, socials can be found at http://canmoreseniors.org/m_triplist.html

Please address all enquiries to info@canmoreseniors.org

Recurring Activities at Our Downtown Centre

Check the Paper Trail for upcoming events and activities. Contact membership@canmoreseniors.org if you do not receive the Paper Trail weekly email.

Fitness Programs
Classes for all needs.

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

Darts
Free drop-in. All welcome.

Life Long Learning Presentation
New topics and presentations every month.

Table Tennis

T'ai Chi   | Info from Sandra at skyhicanada@hotmail.com |
Intermediate practice. Gentle, non Taoist t'ai chi.

Scottish Country Dancing

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

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

Restore Yoga   | Info Debbie at 403-707-8460 |
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.

Mah-Jong and Board Games: Please join us in the Townside Hall
For new players and those needing a refresher, Mah Jongg LESSONS will be offered starting November 02

Seniors Beginner Dance Classes (Free. CSA Members Only)
Info? email plenderwick@gmail.com

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

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

Donations from Beverage Containers

Who knew that drinking beverages can help sustain the CSA? We do!
By returning your empty beverage containers to the Canmore Bottle Depot you can get into the donation mode.
We are now registered with the Canmore Bottle Depot.
If you credit the container deposit refund money you receive on your beverage containers to the Canmore Seniors Association account you will be contributing to our Sustainability Fund.
It is that easy to help sustain the CSA.

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SENIORS BEWARE

Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre Website

Telephone Scams demanding immediate payment
Easy Clue - Real Officials NEVER want payment in Gift Cards

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

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


Notice + Small-ad Links

By sharing possibly usefull information CSA is not endorsing any non-CSA events, goods or services

Pickleball Schedule Now On Bookings Calendar in Paper Trail

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