Rockmosa Older Adult Centre

Conveniently located at the Rockwood Library, the Rockmosa Older Adult Centre hopes to offer a wide range of social, recreational and educational activities and programs geared towards our 55+ community.

We recognize that our population is aging, the number of seniors in Ontario will more than double by 2036 and it is our goal to encourage active, healthy and informed aging within our community.

The Rockmosa Older Adult Centre features a kitchenette, social gathering area with a television and gas fireplace, and ample folding tables and chairs.

HOURS OF OPERATION

 

Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 8:00 pm

Saturday and Sunday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Special activities and events may happen on weeknights and/or Saturdays

The Centre will be closed on Statutory Holidays


WHAT’S HAPPENING

Monthly Calendar

 

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November 2016 Calendar 

Snow Shoes Available - Equipment Loan Program

Starting December 20, 2016, snow shoes will be available for loan for member of the Rockmosa Older Adult Centre and walking track members (membership is free!) of the Royal Distributing Athletic Performance Centre (RDPAC) as part of Guelph/Eramosa's free equipment loan program funded by the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport.  This initiative is meant to get people out and active during the winter months!  

For more information, contact our Community Program Coordinator at 519-856-9596 ext. 139 or kcoultis@get.on.ca


Drop in Programs 

  • Monday

    Chess

    Older Adult Centre

    10am – 12pm

    Monday

    Rummikub

    Older Adult Centre

    1:15 – 3:30pm

    Tuesday

    Shuffleboard

    Rockmosa Community Centre

    1 – 3pm

    Wednesday

    Pickleball

    Rockmosa

    Community

    Centre

    1 – 3pm

    Thursday

     

    Nordic Pole Walking

     

    Meet in front of the Older Adult Centre

    10 – 11am

    Thursday

    Euchre

    Older Adult Centre

    1 – 4pm

    Friday

    Senior Social

    Older Adult Centre

    11:30am – 1pm

     

If you are interested in being a Convenor for a program please contact the community programs coordinator at 519-856-9596 ext. 139 or kcoultis@get.on.ca


Workshops

Click above on "workshops" for more detailed information on cooking (with Emily Richards), art (batik & painting), singing & writing workshops!

Painting Flowers and Plants for Beginners

Learn basic principles and techniques of painting through the varied and interesting world of plants. Short exercises followed by longer assisted work periods will give participants a chance to apply ideas from the lesson to their own project. This course is designed for beginners and those who love to paint!

Instructor: Kate Wilde

4 Thursdays, from November 3 – 24, 2016

Older Adult Centre from 6:15 – 8:30pm

The cost is $100 with all supplies are included.

 

Cooking with Emily Richards

Join Chef Emily as she shares tips and what to keep on hand to make holiday appetizers at the ready. Emily will demonstrate the recipes and you will be able to taste them and take the recipes home to recreate. On the menu: Sesame Beef Bites, Reuban Party Dip, Malaysian Sesame Chicken and Mini Walnut Butter Tarts in Phyllo.

Wednesday November 23, 2016

Older Adult Centre from 1 – 3pm

$30 members/$35 non-members

 

This is How we Roll

Foam rolling is a release technique that can help with injury prevention and rehabilitation. It can also improve posture, flexibility and muscle recovery.

Marden Community Centre - November 7, 2016 (7 – 8:30 p.m.)

Rockmosa Community Centre - November 21, 2016 (7 - 8:30 p.m.)

Cost is $15


Fitness Classes 

 

 Please visit our Active 55+ page for more information.


MEMBERSHIP

You do not need to be a member of the Rockmosa Older Adult Centre to enjoy what it has to offer. However, there are benefits to being a member!

What are the benefits of being a member at the Rockmosa Older Adult Centre?

 

  • Access to drop-in activities and social events
  • Regular information about upcoming events
  • Discounts for some of our workshops and special events
  • Sense of belonging
  • A voice – have a say on what is happening at the Centre!

For 2015 you can enjoy all the benefits of membership in the Rockmosa Older Adult Centre, including a key fob to access the room during regular hours, for just $25. Visit us at the Guelph/Eramosa Municipal Office to sign up.

VOLUNTEERS

Interested in volunteering at our centre?

There are a multitude of opportunities to volunteer within the GET Older Adult Association and the Rockmosa Older Adult Centre:

  • Become a member of the GET Older Adult Association Executive – 2 year term
  • Become a club/group convenor
  • Help coordinate special events
  • Assist in the kitchen

For more information on volunteering please contact the community programs coordinator at 519-856-9596 ext. 139 or mbiffis@get.on.ca

Rockmosa Older Adult Centre is located at 85 Christie Street, Rockwood.