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


SENIOR INFORMATION AND ACTIVE LIVING FAIR

Tuesday September 12, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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FREE EVENT

FREE SNACKS AND BEVERAGES

AGENDA – Tuesday, September 12, 2017

10:00 a.m. - DEMONSTRATION: Pickleball (RCC)

11:30 a.m. - Seminar: Aging Safely in the New Millennium (ROAC)

12:30 p.m. - Seminar: Protect your Money (ROAC)

1:00 p.m. –    3:00 p.m.- Exhibitor Information Booths (RCC) 

1:10 p.m. - Opening Remarks (RCC)  

1:30 p.m.- Seminar: Fire Safety for Seniors (ROAC)

2:45 p.m.- Closing Remarks for the day

                                           

Rockmosa Community Centre (RCC)

74 Christie Street, Rockwood, Ontario

Rockmosa Older Adult Centre (ROAC)

85 Christie Street, Rockwood, Ontario

DEMONSTRATIONS:

Pickleball: What is all the fuss about? Pickleball is booming across all of Ontario. Learn what this exciting new sport has to offer. Come prepared not only to watch but participate! Wear comfortable clothing and bring your indoor running shoes.

Shuffleboard: Visit the Shuffleboard Mat at the trade show from 1pm to 3pm. Learn how to propel the discs to hit your target.

SEMINARS:

Aging Safely in the New Millennium: Did you know that financial abuse is the most commonly reported abuse among older adults? Learn how con artists target older adults and what you should have to protect your finances. What should you consider before moving in with family or friends?  In this seminar we will learn about maintaining healthy independence and having healthy, supportive relationships. Presented by Elder Abuse Ontario.

Protect your Money: Join the Ontario Securities Commission as they discuss the red flags of fraud. What are some of the common types of fraud? What should you do if you are approached, what questions to ask before you invest and where you can find unbiased information.

Fire Safety for seniors: Are you prepared! A representative of the Rockwood Fire Department will be on hand to discuss home and building fire safety. Topics will include: fire risks in our community, how you can prevent fire and what to do in the unforeseen event of a fire.

TRADE SHOW:

Visit the Seniors Information and Active Living Fair from 1PM to 3PM to see a multitude of exhibitors including: health & wellness, fitness, recreation, travel, support services, housing, and financial. First 150 attendees will receive a FREE grab bag!

FREE TRANSPORTATION:

Please call Andrea at 519-856-2113 for transportation to/from this event. 

Pick up at 10:45 a.m. in Marden at the Royal Distributing Athletic Performance Centre, 7384 Wellington Road 30 and 11:15 a.m. at Squires Lodge 160 Guelph St., Rockwood.

Bus will depart the event at 3:00 p.m. with drop offs at Squires Lodge, Rockwood and Royal Distributing Athletic Performance Centre, Marden 7384 Wellington Road 30.

This event is sponsored jointly by the Older Adult Centres’ Association of Ontario and the Ministry of Seniors Affairs.


WHAT’S HAPPENING

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Music in the Garden

Bob MacLean, Guitarist, will be at the Rockwood Enabling Garden (85 Christie Street, Rockwood) on August 30 @ 6:00 p.m.

For more information, click here.


Drop in Programs

  • Monday

    Chess

    Older Adult Centre

    10am – 12pm

    Tuesday

    Shuffleboard

    Rockmosa Community Centre

    Resuming September 2017

    Wednesday

    Pickleball

    Rockmosa

    Community

    Centre

    Resuming September 2017

    Wednesday

    Darts

    Older Adults Centre

    Resuming September 2017

    Thursday

    Euchre

    Older Adult Centre

    Resuming September 2017

    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 mbiffis@get.on.ca


COOKING CLASSES

Fall/Winter Schedule to be posted in August.


WORKSHOPS

Fall/Winter Schedule to be posted in August.


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 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.