Looking for a terrific way to get involved? Easy, fun and sociable, the RA’s Fifty Plus Club offers activities year-round. As a member you can participate in all our activities and socials. All Fifty Plus Club activities are organized and run by Club members. Non-members are welcome to attend any activity twice before joining the Club. Additional fees are indicated where applicable.
Fifty Plus Club, membership is not exclusive to those 50 years of age and over. Membership is open to all RA Members.
|Annual:||12 month from date of purchase|
|Fee:||$85 RA member|
Badminton with no fuss, just fun, it’s the perfect way to start playing or improve your skills. No partner required. Your activity rep will match you up with someone to play with. No extra fees. All levels welcome.
|Tuesdays||Sept 11, 2018 to May 7, 2019||1:10pm - 3:00pm|
|Wednesdays||Sept 12, 2018 to May 8, 2019||1:10pm - 3:00pm|
There will be NO BADMINTON on March 12 & March 13, 2019 inclusive.
Location: West Gymnasium, RA Centre
Fifty Plus Club members meet twice weekly, following the line dancing to keep fit and dance the day away. Volunteers lead and organize the dance. All levels. Partners are not required. There is a small fee of .50¢ / day.
|Mondays||September 10, 2018 to June 24, 2019||2:00pm - 3:30pm|
|Fridays||September 14, 2018 to June 28, 2019
||2:00pm - 3:30pm|
There will be NO BALLROOM DANCING on March 11 & March 15, 2019 inclusive.
* Members will be notified of room location in advance.
What is the perfect cribbage hand? Join our members weekly for fun and sociability. All supplies provided.
|Tuesdays||September 2018 to August 2019||11:30am - 2:00pm|
DUPLICATE BRIDGE LESSONS
Students will learn the basics of the game during these eight week sessions. Each class is two hours long. Course material is based on Audrey Grant's new "Bridge Basics" and incorporates elements of the highly successful European teaching strategy called Minibridge. By the end of the course students are prepared to play social bridge.
Click here to view session dates and fees.
Do you enjoy cross stitching, knitting, crocheting, quilting, embroidery or any other form of needle arts? Join this group of like-minded members on Wednesday afternoons or Tuesday evenings. Bring whatever project you are working on, no matter the form, and don’t forget your stitching tools (scissors, pins, needle, etc.) Friendly advice offered and plenty of laughs shared.
|Tuesdays||September 2018 to August 2019||5:00pm - 9:00pm|
|Wednesdays||September 2018 to August 2019||12:00pm - 3:00pm|
LINE DANCING INSTRUCTION
Are you interested in trying out Ballroom Line Dancing? It’s easy, fun and sociable! Everyone is welcome. No partner or previous dancing experience is needed and classes are open to both men and women. These classes are taught by certified line dance instructor Louis Patry. Classes take place inside the new West Gymnasium.
|Mondays||January 7, 2019 to March 4, 2019 (7 weeks)
(No classes on February 4 & 18)
|12:55pm - 1:55pm|
|Fee:||$42.00 per session||Course code: 993|
|Fridays||January 11, 019 to March 8, 2019 (6 weeks)
(No classes on January 25 & February 8 & 15)
|12:45pm - 1:45pm|
|Fee:||$36.00 per session||Course code: 995|
There will be NO LINE DANCING on March 11 & March 15, 2019 inclusive.
Registration is required. Register for a session or a daily guest fee at the East Member Services desk.
|Drop-In daily fee:||$ 10.00 per person|
Enjoy skating at the RA’s Kinsella Arena every Tuesday and Thursday morning. Come and enjoy the music, friendship and exercise. Skilled, novice and beginner skaters are welcome. Helmets are strongly recommended for all participants. Skating registration is accepted at the Member Services Desk. Guests are welcome for a daily fee.
|Tuesdays||10:30am – 11:20am|
|September 11, 2018 to April 9, 2019|
|Thursdays||10:30am – 11:20am|
|September 13, 2018 to April 11, 2019|
There will be NO SKATING from March 12 to March 14, 2019 inclusive.
|Fees:||$ 40.00 Fifty Plus Club Member|
|$ 5.00 guest fee|
PAINTING COURSE - NEW!
Beginner to advanced levels will work in their choice of medium (oils, watercolours, acrylics, coloured pencils, etc.) under the guidance of a professional artist with over 35 years of teaching experience. Bring your own supplies and reference photos to the first class.
|Wednesdays||7:00pm – 9:30pm|
|January 23, 2019 to March 13, 2019|
|Fees:||$ 145.00 Fifty Plus Club Member|
|$ 165.00 Non-member|