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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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

    Tuesday

    Shuffleboard

    Rockmosa Community Centre

    1 – 3pm

    Wednesday

    Pickleball

    Rockmosa

    Community

    Centre

    1 – 3pm

    Wednesday Darts Older Adults Centre 1-3pm (beginning March 8, 2017)

    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


COOKING CLASSES

Thursday, March 23
12 to 2pm
Rockmosa Community Centre

 

Cooking for 1 or 2

This will be a hands-on class with limited spots available.

Do you want to create small meals for you and your spouse or a friend? Come and learn how to make easy and healthy meals with smaller portion sizes. Learn a few new tricks of the trade and recipes that will inspire you to cook in your kitchen. After cooking we will all sit down and enjoy the food we have created and share what we have learned

Wednesday, April 12th
10 to12
Older Adult Centre
 
Easter Brunch

 

Come and enjoy the flavours of a spring brunch and learn new recipes to share with family and friends on Easter weekend. Recipes will include a delicious ham, potatoes, crepes and an easy lemon cake. 


WORKSHOPS

Monarchs - An Epic Journey

Join us at the Older Adult Centre on Friday, March 31  at 12:45 for a presentation on Monarchs - An Epic Journey

Learn more about the monarch biology, population status and their epic annual migration between Canada and Mexico!  Did you know monarchs gain weight on their over 4000 km journey south, and that the migratory generation lives 7 - 8 months but the summer generation only 2- 5 weeks? Discover the answers to these questions and more and how you can have fun helping this species at risk as well as other important pollinators!

Please call Kim if you are interested in attending 519.856.9596 ext:139

I Remember Better When I Paint

A 55 minute documentary on treating Alzheimer’s through the creative arts. Learn about dementia, and how to not only support people living with Alzheimer’s, but how to help them to connect to others and their environment through a variety of mediums. This film features both personal stories and initiatives that are bringing people affected by Alzheimer’s disease to art and creative workshops. The results are remarkable. This film is shown in collaboration with the Hilgos Foundation.

Thursday, May 11 from 10 – 11am
Older Adult Centre
Rockwood

 

Please call Kim at 519.856.9596 ext 139 if interested in attending


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 2017 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. If you are renewing your membership, the cost is only $15. 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 kcoultis@get.on.ca

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