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55+ Active Adults

55+ Active Adults - Move, Learn, Play - Community Services Department

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Clarington will be in the Red - Control Zone of the COVID-19 Response Framework as of February 16, 2021. 

Ice rentals will open on Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at South Courtice Arena only. Public skating is currently on hold due to capacity limits.

The Fitness Training Centre at Courtice Community Complex will reopen on Friday, February 19, 2021, at 7 a.m. for pre-booked one-hour workout slots. Pre-registration starts every Tuesday at 9 a.m. for the upcoming Friday to Thursday.

Group Fitness classes will resume on March 1, 2021, at Diane Hamre Recreation Complex and Courtice Community Complex.

Pickleball will start on February 22, 2021, at Diane Hamre Recreation Complex, and on March 1, 2021, at Garnet B. Rickard Recreation Complex. Registration opens on Thursday, February 18, 2021, at 9 a.m.

Learn more about our plan to reopen our facilities, including COVID-19 restrictions and physical distancing requirements.

Clarington’s 55+ Active Adults staff have been working to adapt our programming to help older adults stay connected and keep active. We are providing a variety of virtual and in-person programs ranging from fitness, general interest and recreational activities. We are also providing technology support to help people get connected. Our tablet loan program is available for anyone who needs to borrow one and staff are available by email or phone to help with technical support.

There is no membership fee. Just pay for the activities that interest you.

What's new

All fitness participants must maintain three-metres of physical distance between themselves and others while in the fitness centre and during group fitness programs. 

Programs and drop-in activities

We are excited to have dedicated staff to provide a variety of programs and services for all adults aged 55+. Visit to find an activity that interests you.

Below is a sample of some of the classes and workshops we offer.

 Classes and workshops
  • Arts
  • Computer/iPad
    • Android Tablet
    • Excel - Beginner
    • Facebook Workshop
    • Selling on Kijiji
    • Intro to Cell Phones
  • Cooking Workshops
  • Quilting Workshops
  • Fitness classes
    • Yoga
    • Zumba Gold
    • Osteo Fitness
    • Fitness for Arthritis
    • Tai Chi
    • Parkinson's Fitness
    • Urban Pole Walking

Register for Active Adults Classes and Workshops

 Drop-in activities
  • Euchre
  • Bridge
  • Open Jam
  • Pickleball
  • Volleyball
  • Mexican Train Dominoes
  • Book Club
  • Open Activity
  • Table Tennis
  • Indoor Soccer
 Special events and tournaments

Throughout the year, we host special events and tournaments. Some of our most popular past events include:

  • Bingo
  • 50s Sock Hop
  • 70s-themed Murder Mystery Dinner
  • June is Seniors' Month BBQ Celebration
  • Corn Roast
  • Pickleball Tournament
  • Euchre Tournament
  • Christmas Luncheon
  • Bi-weekly Luncheons

Register for Active Adults Special Events and Tournaments

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Kersti Pascoe
Older Adult Coordinator
1595 Prestonvale Road
Courtice, ON L1E 2P2
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T. 905-435-1061 ext. 229
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