Seniors Programs

The Olde Forge Recreation Program provides barrier-free, low cost recreational and physical fitness activities to local seniors 60+ and adults with disabilities who want to maintain their independence in the community by keeping socially connected and/or keeping physically active.

There are a wide range of activities offered during the week at a variety of locations.

Some activities include:


Recreational Programs


All Olde Forge fitness programs are lead by certified fitness instructor.

Yoga mats, elastic bands and weights are provided for all programs.

To facilitate the smooth operation of programs and address any of your concerns to our recreation program assistant, Deborah Davis, who is available on site at Woodroffe United Church during scheduled programs.

Light refreshments are available.

Current Fitness Programs (Jan - Apr)


Mondays (Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre)

  • Brain & Balance – gentle movement that will improve focus, balance, mobility, & memory

Tuesdays (Woodroffe United Church)

  • Chair Yoga – Stretching & breathing exercises
  • Aerobics - Cardiovascular & strength training
  • Be Well & Fit – Low intensity, balance class

Wednesdays (Woodroffe United Church)

  • Tai Chi – Balance, breathing & meditation
  • Line Dancing – Low impact cardiovascular exercise
  • Yoga – Floor yoga beginner to intermediate level

Thursdays (Woodroffe United Church)

  • Irresistible – Strength & cardiovascular training
  • Zumba Gold – Cardiovascular workout using Latin dance 
  • Chair Yoga – Stretching & breathing exercises

Fridays (Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre)

  • Motion to Music – Stretching & flexibility workout

Social Groups (Jan - Apr)

tea coffee

Mondays (Westwood’s Retirement Residence)

  • Bridge Club (intermediate level)

Wednesdays (Lynwood Park Retirement Community)

  • Bridge Club (experienced and beginners welcome)

Fridays (Olde Forge Community Resource Centre)

  • Tea & Conversation - (last Friday of each month) A variety of topics are discussed

Crafitng Groups (Jan - Apr)


Fridays (Olde Forge Community Resource Centre)

  • Knitting & Crocheting
  • Milk bag weaing (last Friday of each month)


Monthly fees entitles participants to unlimited access to most programs. Subsidies are available to those who qualify.

Our recreational programs are just $25.00 per month. The drop-in fee is $5.00 per day.

To register, call Azra at 613-829-9777 ext 228 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to schedule an appointment where we will ask you to fill out some forms. We may also be able to help you if you need financial assistance to pay the fees.

Download the Forms
If you would like to apply for membership in the Recreation Program, download an application form.

Seniors' Recreation Program Membership Application

Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire for Everyone

Seniors' Recreation Program Waiver and Release Form

Photo Release Form

If you require financial assistance to pay the recreation program fees, please contact the office or download the information sheet and application form.

Recreation Fee Assistance Program
Information Sheet and Application


Educational presentations

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Driver refresher courses


Stay-cations : Outings and Field Trips

Join the Olde Forge, in partnership with the Redwoods Retirement Home, on a Recreation Stay-cation! Once a month we will be getting together to explore all that the National Capital Region has to offer. From the Arts to History to Exploring the Great Outdoors, there is a new and exciting experience waiting for you in our Nation’s Capital!

The cost is dependent on the destination.

Please call reception for more details and/or to sign up, 613-829-9777. Space is limited and payment is due 7 days prior to the outing.

Upcoming Outings

No events

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Today's Programs

Chair Yoga
Woodroffe United Church
Tuesday Mar 19
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Woodroffe United Church
Tuesday Mar 19
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Be Well & Fit
Woodroffe United Church
Tuesday Mar 19
11:30 AM - 12:20 PM

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