Latest News
Messages To Members
“WeDeliver Happiness” Campaign 

Posted on: May 28, 2020

Westend Seniors Activity Centre and Drive Happiness will launch a "We Deliver Happiness" Campaign on...

Friends of WSAC
Travel Trips
“COOKING FOR ONE” – Breakfast

Posted on: September 25, 2019

Love cooking?   Don't know how to cooking for one?  Come join us! Hosted by Friends of WSAC Me...

Friends of WSAC
Travel Trips
“COOKING LUNCH FOR ONE”

Posted on: September 25, 2019

Love cooking? Want to know the new recipe for lunch? Come join us! Hosted by Friends of WSAC Membe...

Interesting Reading
Yoga
10 Chair Yoga Poses For Home Practice

Posted on: April 27, 2020

Is yoga part of your fitness practice?  Have you tried any of our new on-line yoga classes?  We h...

Interesting Reading
Yoga
10 Reasons To Practice Yoga

Posted on: April 25, 2020

We have a large group that loves to do yoga at our centre.  We continue to provide yoga classes onl...

Interesting Reading
Nutrition
10 Smoothies For Beginners!

Posted on: April 9, 2020

Are You New To Smoothie Making?  We've Got You Covered! Smoothies are a great way to get a quick...

Interesting Reading
Nutrition
10 Smoothies We Love To Share

Posted on: July 3, 2020

A smoothie always contains a lot of nutrients like protein, vitamins, fibre, and water, which can be...

Latest News
Messages To Members
Volunteers
2020 Volunteer Appreciation Drive Through

Posted on: September 25, 2020

With 2020 being such a challenging year, we missed out on our opportunity to thank all of our fabulo...

Whats New
211 Kilograms For The Food Bank!

Posted on: January 29, 2020

Our members are awesome! A big thank you to everyone who donated to our food bank boxes at the cent...

Interesting Reading
Nutrition
25 Powerful Reasons to Eat Bananas

Posted on: September 13, 2020

We have shared some great smoothie recipes and superfoods in the smoothie. We thought we should shar...

Interesting Reading
Nutrition
25 Uses For Your Cacao Nib Obsession

Posted on: July 19, 2020

We have shared some great smoothie recipes that we have found online so now, we thought we would sha...

Man Cave!
On-Line Activities
5 Flavourful Recipes for the Barbecue

Posted on: August 25, 2020

We recently did a series on How To BBQ and it was a big hit.  We recently found an article from ZOO...

Interesting Reading
Nutrition
5 Health Benefits of Cashews & Recipes

Posted on: September 6, 2020

We have shared some great smoothie recipes and superfoods in the smoothie. We thought we should shar...

Interesting Reading
Nutrition
5 Health Benefits of Cinnamon and Our Favorite Recipes

Posted on: August 30, 2020

We have shared some great smoothie recipes and superfoods in the smoothie. We thought we should shar...

Interesting Reading
Wellness and Mindfullness
5 Things You Do Every Day That Can Be Done Outside

Posted on: June 12, 2020

Warm weather is here and that means its time to head outdoors!  We found a fantastic article from S...

Fitness
Interesting Reading
5K Run: 7-week Training Schedule For Beginners

Posted on: September 10, 2020

Have you ever consider running in a 5km charity run?   Summer is here and that means there is lots...

Interesting Reading
Wellness and Mindfullness
6 Breathing Techniques That Calm Your Brain and Body Instantly

Posted on: May 8, 2020

WELLNESS & MINDFULLNESS - 6 Breathing Techniques That Calm Your Brain and Body Instantly Be...

Fitness
Interesting Reading
6 Ways Seniors Can Improve Their Physical Fitness

Posted on: June 1, 2020

Many of us remember watching Participaction commercials on the TV with short tips on how to get movi...

Interesting Reading
Nutrition
7 Impressive Reasons To Eat Goji Berries

Posted on: August 7, 2020

We have shared some great smoothie recipes that we have found online so now, we thought we would sha...

Interesting Reading
Nutrition
7 Powerful Health Benefits Of Acai Berry

Posted on: July 24, 2020

We have shared some great smoothie recipes that we have found online so now, we thought we would sha...

Interesting Reading
Nutrition
8 Types of Onions and How To Use Them

Posted on: September 11, 2020

President's Choice (Superstore and others) have a fantastic enewsletter that is often filled with so...

Classes
Fitness Classes
8 Week Fitness Program For Seniors

Posted on: March 26, 2020

Click here to find the program. We are happy to share with you our 8-week fitness program for s...

Interesting Reading
Music & Art
80 NFB Productions To Commemorate Their 80th Anniversary

Posted on: May 12, 2020

How The National Film Board Selected 80 NFB Productions to Commemorate Their 80th Anniversary As pa...

Covid-19 Resources
Latest News
Messages To Members
A Message From Federal Minister of Seniors

Posted on: August 4, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has been especially tough for seniors and their caregivers. Caregivers play a ...

Executive Director's Message
Messages To Members
A Message From Our Executive Director

Posted on: November 3, 2019

Dear Members, A few exciting things to update you:    MINISTER'S SENIOR SERVICE AWARD ...

Executive Director's Message
Messages To Members
A Message From Our Executive Director

Posted on: August 6, 2019

Have you ever recalled our Centre offered so many Spring and Summer program? Our Spring and ...

Executive Director's Message
Messages To Members
A Message From Our Executive Director

Posted on: November 27, 2019

Dear Members, Holiday season is just around the corner. As usual, I will share some positive, goo...

Executive Director's Message
Messages To Members
A Message From Our Executive Director

Posted on: August 29, 2019

Dear Members Hope you have a great SUMMER! Well, let's forget about our so-called Alberta SUMMER,...

Latest News
Outreach & Other Resources
Resources
A Message From Our Outreach Department

Posted on: June 10, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has created unique challenges for most individuals and especially our seniors....

Latest News
Program Dept. Message
A Message From Our Programs Department

Posted on: June 9, 2020

A NOTE FROM SHELLEY KULAK - YOUR RECREATION PROGRAMS MANAGER I saw this the other day and it made...

Messages To Members
Program Dept. Message
A Message from Program Department – Aug 21, 2020

Posted on: August 21, 2020

REGISTRATION DAYS FOR PROGRAMS AT THE CENTRE If you want to register for programs being held at t...

Latest News
Messages To Members
Program Dept. Message
A Message From Program Department – Aug 6th

Posted on: August 6, 2020

ONSITE PROGRAM RE-OPENING! We’ve missed you as much as you’ve missed us but guess what? We ar...

Messages To Members
Program Dept. Message
A Message From Program Department – Sept 4

Posted on: September 4, 2020

THANK YOU! During the week of August 31 to September 4, we opened for Fall program registrations. Y...

Messages To Members
Volunteers
A Message from Volunteer Department

Posted on: May 27, 2020

Thank you  Since the centre has been closed you may have heard from one of our staff or dedicated...

Executive Director's Message
Messages To Members
A Message From WSAC Staff

Posted on: April 22, 2020

WE MISS SEEING ALL OF YOU. WE HOPE TO SEE YOU REALLY SOON!...

Events At WSAC
Whats New
A Party With Drive Happiness – What An Afternoon!

Posted on: October 30, 2019

Did you join us for our party to celebrate our partnership with Drive Happiness and their wonderful ...

Events At WSAC
Whats New
A visit with Councillor Andrew Knack

Posted on: October 17, 2019

Want to talk to Andrew Knack? Come join us! As the City Councillor responsible for the Seniors...

Covid-19 Resources
Resources
ABTraceTogether

Posted on: May 3, 2020

Let's work together to stay safe. Download ABTraceTogether! ABTraceTogether is a mobile contact...

Brain games
On-Line Activities
Adult Coloring Books

Posted on: March 23, 2020

Feel tired of surfing on the Internet?  Let's do some creative artwork!   We found so...

Community Outreach
Guest Blog Posts
Aging in Place – What does that mean?

Posted on: July 2, 2019

Planning today means being prepared for tomorrow... Since we started our Friends of WSAC sponsored ...

Messages To Members
WSAC Member Meetings
AGM AND ANNUAL REPORT

Posted on: March 29, 2019

Our Annual General Meeting held on Wednesday, March 27 was well attended and was a joyful celebratio...

Messages To Members
WSAC Member Meetings
AGM and Board Member Elections

Posted on: March 4, 2019

AGM AGENDA Wednesday, March 27 @ 9:30 am Call to Order and Verification of Quorum (2% ...

Latest News
Messages To Members
Another fantastic day for our Fun In The Sun events!

Posted on: August 22, 2020

Another fantastic day for our Fun In The Sun events!   In house band, The Silvertones per...

Friends of WSAC
Whats New
AQUATIC CLASSES ARE BACK, COME JOIN US!

Posted on: October 9, 2019

Love Aquatics?  Miss last series of classes?  Come join us! Hosted by Friends of WSAC Members –...

History
Interesting Reading
Archives Canada – Part 1 – Discovering The Métis Nation

Posted on: June 15, 2020

The Government of Canada has a fantastic section on their website that provides us with all kinds of...

Events At WSAC
Whats New
ARE YOU COMING TO OUR PATIO PARTY?

Posted on: July 15, 2019

Join us on the deck for a relaxing evening with friends, food & fun! Monday, August 12th 4:30 p...

Interesting Reading
Nutrition
Autumn Recipes For You To Try!

Posted on: September 10, 2020

Fall is the time when we all start to enjoy "comfort food".  We recently found some tasty sounding ...

Whats New
Badminton Cancellation September 4th

Posted on: August 23, 2019

Badminton Cancellation Badminton Drop-in will be cancelled Wednesday Sept 4th as we are hosting our...

Drop In Activities
Whats New
BASEBALL ANYONE?

Posted on: July 10, 2019

Want to join us for a game of baseball? Both ladies and gents are welcome to join the baseball grou...

Interesting Reading
Yoga
Before You Start Yoga for Seniors

Posted on: May 9, 2020

We hope that you are enjoying the articles we are sharing with you on fitness and yoga.  Up next......

Interesting Reading
Yoga
Beginning Yoga Workout For Men

Posted on: May 23, 2020

Have you tried adding yoga to your home fitness routine yet?  With spring here that means we can he...

Fitness
Interesting Reading
Bike Maps & Routes Here In Edmonton

Posted on: June 4, 2020

Did you know the City of Edmonton is a great resource for fun activities here in Edmonton? We visit...

Interesting Reading
Sports
Blue Jays History

Posted on: April 29, 2020

We know that baseball fans are missing their game.  We thought we would put together some stories f...

Whats New
Board Election 2020

Posted on: January 9, 2020

Nomination Day for the 2020 Board of Directors election is Wednesday, January 29th. How many positi...

Board, Bylaw & Policies
Resources
Board Meeting Agenda and Minutes

Posted on: June 1, 2020

January Board Agenda and minutes - Click here to download February Board Agenda and minutes - Cli...

Board, Bylaw & Policies
Resources
Board Members

Posted on: June 1, 2020

President - Jay Pritchard  Jay has been a member of WSAC for five years and is currently serving...

Board, Bylaw & Policies
Resources
Board Members Contacts

Posted on: June 1, 2020

Jay Pritchard - President | jay@weseniors.ca Marilyn Tywoniuk - 1st Vice President | marilyn@wes...

Board, Bylaw & Policies
Resources
Board of Directors Bylaws, Policies and Other Publications

Posted on: June 1, 2020

  CLICK HERE to download the Westend Seniors Activity Centre Bylaws   Cli...

Whats New
Board Policy Manual – We Want Your Feedback

Posted on: September 27, 2019

The Board has been working on new Policies to accompany our new Bylaws and has now approved 24 Polic...

Fundraising
Whats New
Boardbreaking Fundraiser For WSAC!

Posted on: February 12, 2020

A Unique Way To Support Seniors!   During the week of February 3rd, the Tyr ITF Taekwon-Do ...

Brain games
On-Line Activities
Brain Games – American Holidays Crossword

Posted on: June 19, 2020

Bored at home? We found some brain activities online for you to challenge your brain. There’s so...

Brain games
On-Line Activities
Brain Games – Animal Idioms Crossword

Posted on: June 19, 2020

Bored at home? We found some brain activities online for you to challenge your brain.   Do...

Brain games
On-Line Activities
Brain Games – Corny Jokes Crossword

Posted on: June 19, 2020

Bored at home? We found some brain activities online for you to challenge your brain.   Ev...

Brain games
On-Line Activities
Brain Games – Disney Crossword

Posted on: June 19, 2020

Bored at home? We found some brain activities online for you to challenge your brain.   If...

Brain games
On-Line Activities
Brain Games – Movies from the 1990s Scramble

Posted on: June 19, 2020

Bored at home? We found some brain activities online for you to challenge your brain. How quickly ...

Brain games
On-Line Activities
Brain Games – Mystery Scrambles

Posted on: June 19, 2020

Bored at home? We found some brain activities online for you to challenge your brain. Are you look...

Brain games
On-Line Activities
Brain Games – Printable Puzzles

Posted on: June 18, 2020

Bored at home? We found some brain activities online for you to challenge your brain.   PE...

Brain games
On-Line Activities
Brain Games – The Empty Triangle

Posted on: June 17, 2020

Bored at home? We found some brain activities online for you to challenge your brain.   &n...

Brain games
On-Line Activities
Brain Games – TV Game Show Hosts Crossword

Posted on: June 22, 2020

Bored at home? We found some brain activities online for you to challenge your brain. Game shows h...

Brain games
On-Line Activities
Brian Games – Party For Polyglots

Posted on: June 17, 2020

Bored at home? We found some brain activities online for you to challenge your brain.   QU...

Latest News
Messages To Members
Bus Network Redesign Delay

Posted on: May 8, 2020

Due to the City's focus on the COVID-19 pandemic, we are postponing the launch of the new bus networ...

Travel Trips
Whats New
Bus Ride To The Singing Christmas Tree

Posted on: November 13, 2019

Let's go to the Jubilee Auditorium together! We have SOLD OUT the Singing Christmas Tree ticket...

Brain games
On-Line Activities
Can you count all the triangles in these images?

Posted on: June 2, 2020

Bored at home? We found some brain activities online for you to challenge your brain. Click he...

History
Interesting Reading
Canada – Part 01 – Origin of the name “Canada”

Posted on: May 11, 2020

The Government of Canada has a fantastic section on their website that provides us with all kinds of...

History
Interesting Reading
Canada – Part 02 – The Full History of “O Canada”

Posted on: May 18, 2020

Anthems and symbols of Canada The Government of Canada has a fantastic section on their website...

History
Interesting Reading
Canada – Part 03 – Official Symbols Of Canada

Posted on: May 25, 2020

The Government of Canada has a fantastic section on their website that provides us with all kinds of...

History
Interesting Reading
Canada – Part 04 – History of The National Flag

Posted on: June 1, 2020

The Government of Canada has a fantastic section on their website that provides us with all kinds of...

History
Interesting Reading
Canada – Part 5 – The Historical Boundaries Of Canada

Posted on: June 8, 2020

The Government of Canada has a fantastic section on their website that provides us with all kinds of...

Events At WSAC
Canada Day Celebration 2019

Posted on: July 1, 2019

Canada Day Celebration At Our Centre "Cooking hot dogs and serving cake at Westend Seniors Activit...

Messages To Members
Program Dept. Message
CANCELLED – “Try It Days”

Posted on: August 15, 2019

Unfortunately, we have had to cancel the 2 dance Try It Days we had planned for August 28th Sorry...

Events At WSAC
Whats New
CANCELLED – Chinese New Year Celebration Party

Posted on: January 28, 2020

The Chinese New Year Celebration Party will be cancelled because of the concern of the coronavirus s...

Drop In Activities
Events At WSAC
Whats New
CANCELLED – March 18 Birthday Party

Posted on: March 12, 2020

Sorry, we have to CANCEL the monthly Birthday Party on March 18th....

Events At WSAC
Whats New
CANCELLED – Presentation: When I’m 64: A Must Do Checklist

Posted on: February 7, 2020

Unfortunately, we have to cancel this session Please come to our front desk to get a refund. Did y...

Friends of WSAC
Program Dept. Message
CANCELLED DUE TO LOW ENROLLMENT

Posted on: August 30, 2019

We have cancelled this road trip due to low enrollment. Instead, we will be offering 3 individual...

Events At WSAC
Whats New
CANCELLED DUE TO LOW ENROLLMENT – St. Patrick’s Day Pub Night

Posted on: March 11, 2020

SORRY, WE HAVE TO CANCEL THIS EVENT DUE TO LOW ENROLLMENT. The refund process will start next Monda...

Messages To Members
WSAC Member Meetings
Candidates Forum

Posted on: March 2, 2020

Come join us! Thursday, March 5th at 1:30 pm in the Community Cafe All of the nominees for Board o...

Whats New
CAREGIVER SURVEY – We Need Your Help

Posted on: December 4, 2019

Third-year nursing students from MacEwan University are conducting research on caregivers here at WS...

Volunteers
Whats New
Casino Volunteers Needed

Posted on: November 26, 2019

We are recruiting volunteers for the Starlight Casino in West Edmonton Mall! Date: Wednesday, Marc...

Latest News
Messages To Members
Celebrating Alberta’s Birthday!

Posted on: September 4, 2020

On September 2, WSAC gathered friends together to celebrate Alberta's 115th Birthday.  Attendees ...

Interesting Reading
Sports
CFL History – Part 4 – Black Quarterbacks and The CFL

Posted on: July 7, 2020

Its hard to believe but for years, black quarterbacks were not given their due in the NFL.  Many ca...

Interesting Reading
Sports
CFL History – Part One – HISTORY OF THE GREY CUP

Posted on: June 16, 2020

The 2020 CFL season is scheduled to be the 63rd season of the Canadian Football League (CFL). It was...

Interesting Reading
Sports
CFL History – Part TWO – The CFL Hall Of Fame

Posted on: June 23, 2020

With the CFL season cancelled for 2020, we thought it was the perfect time to share some of the wond...

Interesting Reading
Sports
CFL History – Part Three – Hall Of Fame Selections

Posted on: June 30, 2020

Did you know that you can nominate your favorite player or builder to be discussed by the CFL Hall O...

Friends of WSAC
Chartwell Retirement Living’s “Wish Of A Lifetime” program – Have you heard about it?

Posted on: June 13, 2019

Have you heard about "Wish Of A Lifetime?" Louis Bloom, Retirement Living Consultant with our Frien...

Toonie Talks
Whats New
Chemical Awareness Workshop: Your Environment and Your Health

Posted on: October 25, 2019

Do you know what goes into the products you use each day? Is there a health risk or hazard? Ho...

Friends of WSAC
Whats New
Chocolate & Wine Tasting Event – Presented by Aligra Wine & Spirits

Posted on: January 12, 2020

Won’t You Be My Valentine? Let’s have some fun and learn how to pair chocolate ...White, Milk &...

Events At WSAC
Whats New
Christmas Craft and Bake Sale November 23

Posted on: October 28, 2019

Exciting News!  WSAC will be holding a Christmas Craft and Bake Sale  Get your Christmas sh...

Events At WSAC
Christmas Dinner – What A Wonderful Time!

Posted on: December 7, 2019

Our centre hosted our annual Christmas Dinner yesterday and what a wonderful time! Our centre sta...

Whats New
City of Edmonton’s Community Wellness Program

Posted on: July 11, 2019

Did you know having a WSAC membership has its benefits? All current members of the Westend Seniors ...

Messages To Members
Program Dept. Message
Class Cancellations and Refunds

Posted on: June 2, 2019

Message From The Programs Department Many of you already know three of our long term fitness instru...

Messages To Members
Program Dept. Message
Classes With Kathy Paterson

Posted on: June 10, 2019

Classes with Kathy Paterson Kathy Patterson is able to teach some of her classes and they generally...

Executive Director's Message
Messages To Members
Closure of Westend Seniors Activity Centre

Posted on: March 14, 2020

Dear Members and Friends of WSAC, The health and safety of our Members, visitors, and staff is ou...

Events At WSAC
Whats New
Coffee And Conversation

Posted on: December 11, 2019

Want to talk to our Board of Directors and staff? Come join us for an informal meeting! Tuesday J...

Events At WSAC
Whats New
Come join us for a day of murder mystery!

Posted on: August 25, 2019

Murder Among The Matteys Come join us for a day of murder mystery! Each guest is involved in...

Travel Trips
Whats New
COME JOIN US FOR AN EVENING OF LIVE THEATRE!

Posted on: August 25, 2019

St. Albert Dinner Theatre’s presentation of "Homecoming” Jerry Wilson has always planned t...

Friends of WSAC
Program Dept. Message
COME JOIN US FOR AQUATIC CLASSES!

Posted on: August 30, 2019

Love Aquatics?  Never tried a class?  Come join us! Hosted by Friends of WSAC Members - Chartwell...

Community Outreach
Come Join Us For Our Thursday Outreach Day Program

Posted on: October 30, 2019

Come Join Us For Our Thursday Outreach Day Program   It only takes a minute - a fall, a cal...

Events At WSAC
Whats New
Come Join Us For Our Turkey Luncheon!

Posted on: October 3, 2019

Thanksgiving is coming! Love a turkey meal? Come join us! Friday, October 11th 12 pm in our C...

Messages To Members
Program Dept. Message
Come Try Something New!

Posted on: July 8, 2020

It is so very true - sometimes we don’t know what we are capable of until we are forced to do so. ...

Latest News
Coming Soon – New Classes!

Posted on: May 1, 2020

Wow...we have 113 registrants in our programs so far! Our Program Team has been working hard to put...

Events At WSAC
Whats New
Community Connector Presented By Andrew Knack

Posted on: January 10, 2020

Connecting City to Community Presented by Ward 1 Councillor Andrew Knack, in partnership with t...

Community Outreach
Community Outreach and Social Wellness – This month’s theme is “Decluttering”

Posted on: June 11, 2019

Newsletter Submission May 2019 - Outreach By Shalini, Community Outreach Worker   Communit...

Community Outreach
Community Outreach and Social Wellness – This month’s theme is Caregiver Support!

Posted on: April 28, 2019

Community Outreach and Social Wellness at WSAC   Our Community Outreach program is there to...

Friends of WSAC
Whats New
Congdon’s – Toonie Talk on a road trip

Posted on: October 24, 2019

Do you have questions about Aids to daily living? Mastectomy & Breast Recovery? Com...

Travel Trips
Whats New
Cooking Dinner for one

Posted on: October 19, 2019

Love cooking? Want to know the new recipe for dinner? Come join us! Hosted by Friends of WSAC Memb...

Interesting Reading
Wellness and Mindfullness
Coping With Loneliness During Self-Isolation

Posted on: April 24, 2020

As part of our ongoing work to share articles that will help seniors, we have added a section to our...

Covid-19 Resources
Resources
COVID 19 – FINANCIAL SUPPORT – Government of Alberta

Posted on: April 16, 2020

Financial relief for those impacted by economic consequences of COVID-19. Canadian Bankers Associat...

Covid-19 Resources
Resources
COVID 19 – INFORMATION FOR TENANTS & LANDLORDS

Posted on: April 16, 2020

New protections are in place for residential and mobile homes site tenants facing financial hardship...

Executive Director's Message
Latest News
COVID-19 – Most Recent Government Updates, Resources and More!

Posted on: August 13, 2020

There is alot of information out there right now about the pandemic. We will be updating THIS pos...

Covid-19 Resources
Resources
COVID-19 – Posters, Definitions and More

Posted on: March 18, 2020

We have collected some useful resources to help you through this time. This page will be updated reg...

Executive Director's Message
Messages To Members
COVID-19 – Resources, Travel Advisories and more

Posted on: March 14, 2020

Dear Members, Over the past 24 hours, we have received so many emails from our caring members tha...

Executive Director's Message
Messages To Members
COVID-19 Message from Executive Director

Posted on: March 6, 2020

Dear members,   COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) is raising concerns and questions for members a...

Drop In Activities
Whats New
Crokinole Poll – Are You Interested In Playing?

Posted on: September 19, 2019

Crokinole...we want to offer it here at our centre!  Do you want to Play?  Please complete our po...

Guest Blog Posts
Cycling for Seniors

Posted on: March 2, 2020

Revolution Cycle has been helping cyclists young and old for over 30 years!  In 2019, they as Frien...

Friends of WSAC
Whats New
Daisy Chain Book Club – August

Posted on: July 15, 2019

Did you hear about our partnership with the Daisy Chain Book Co? In April 2019, we partnered with...

Friends of WSAC
Whats New
Daisy Chain Book Club at WSAC – June 24th!

Posted on: June 1, 2019

Did you hear about our partnership with the Daisy Chain Book Co? In April 2019, we created a part...

Friends of WSAC
Whats New
Daisy Chain Book Club at WSAC!

Posted on: April 16, 2019

Did you hear about our partnership with the Daisy Chain Book Co? Starting April 15th, they will b...

Whats New
Daisy Chain Book Co. Coming To WSAC – Monday April 15th!

Posted on: April 9, 2019

Come join us Monday April 15th as the Daisy Chain Book Co. arrives at our centre! A BOOKSHOP ON W...

Interesting Reading
Nutrition
Debunking Labels: What to Look For When Buying Nut Milk

Posted on: July 12, 2020

Smoothies are a great way to get lots of fruit and vegetables in your diet when you don’t feel lik...

Outreach & Other Resources
Resources
Dementia Training Promoted By EODAF

Posted on: May 12, 2020

Want to stay healthy and prevent falls? Join us for online training and get some tips! Session...

Guest Blog Posts
Whats New
Do You Have Your Health Record Information?

Posted on: August 20, 2019

Did you know patients are allowed access to information stored in their health records? This includ...

Drop In Activities
Whats New
Drop Ins on Mar 17 evening

Posted on: March 12, 2020

Due to the low enrollment, the St. Patrick's Day Pub Night is CANCELLED Billiards and Ping Pong D...

Interesting Reading
Sports
EDMONTON ESKIMOS – The Wall Of Honour

Posted on: August 4, 2020

For any of us who have been to an Edmonton Eskimos game, you cannot help but wonder about all the na...

Whats New
Edmonton Food Bank Donations

Posted on: November 22, 2019

We need your help.  Our centre will be collecting donations for the Edmonton Food Bank The don...

Free E-Books
On-Line Activities
Edmonton Public Library – AT HOME!

Posted on: April 16, 2020

The Edmonton Public Library has a number of resources that are available to us, all from the comfort...

Outreach & Other Resources
Resources
ELDER ABUSE

Posted on: April 16, 2020

INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THE EDMONTON POLICE SERVICE - click here for more information The Seniors...

"How To" Guides
Classes
Program Dept. Message
ESC Class Waiver & Code Of Contact

Posted on: April 29, 2020

Edmonton Seniors Centre - Waiver for Class Participation By clicking on the URLs, sending reque...

Man Cave!
On-Line Activities
Essential knots: How To Tie The 20 Knots You Need To Know!

Posted on: May 28, 2020

One of these knots could save your life one day. Knot tying has always been one of those key ...

Whats New
ETS Seniors Fare Changes

Posted on: February 5, 2020

Starting February 1, ETS will implement transit fare changes affecting Edmonton seniors. The pr...

Fitness
Interesting Reading
Exercise & Health: A Drug-free Approach To Lowering High Blood Pressure

Posted on: July 30, 2020

For many older adults, high blood pressure is something they are living with and keeping under contr...

Fitness
Interesting Reading
Exercise & Health: Diabetes and Exercise: When To Monitor Your Blood Sugar

Posted on: August 6, 2020

As part 2 of our Exercise & Health series, we are sharing another great article by the staff of ...

Covid-19 Resources
Resources
Facemask Guideline During COVID-19 Outbreak

Posted on: April 17, 2020

Health Canada is advising the public, as well as healthcare professionals (HCPs) on important consid...

Fun Websites To Visit
On-Line Activities
Famous Museums Virtual Tours

Posted on: March 16, 2020

Stuck at home but love visiting museums?  Come join us for virtual trips to famous museums! ...

FAQ: Why do we have so many handicapped parking stalls?

Posted on: November 20, 2019

QUESTION: Why do we have so many handicapped parking stalls? It seems excessive for an ACTIVE senior...

Whats New
Father’s Day Raffle!

Posted on: May 23, 2019

Have you purchased your ticket?   Buy a raffle ticket for your change to win a $300 gif...

Whats New
Filming At Global TV!

Posted on: December 11, 2019

It was a fun morning at Global TV Edmonton! Fantastic morning as our Executive Director Haidong...

Covid-19 Resources
Resources
FINANCIAL SUPPORT – CELL PHONES

Posted on: April 16, 2020

CELL PHONE COMPANIES BELL Waiving extra usage fees for home internet until April 30th. Prov...

Covid-19 Resources
Resources
FINANCIAL SUPPORT – GAS & UTILITIES

Posted on: April 16, 2020

Albertans who are experiencing financial hardship directly related to the COVID-19 pandemic can work...

Covid-19 Resources
Resources
FINANCIAL SUPPORT – Government of Canada

Posted on: April 16, 2020

  Registered Retirement Income Fund (RRIF) and Pension Plans Reducing required minimum wi...

Friends of WSAC
Whats New
Flu Clinic At Westend Seniors Activity Centre

Posted on: September 19, 2019

Our Friends of WSAC partner Terra Losa Pharmacy will be hosting a number of Flu Clinic dates here at...

Latest News
Messages To Members
Food Order News

Posted on: May 26, 2020

We are in the process of reviewing and we will be relaunching the Meal Program in a few weeks. We...

Free E-Books
On-Line Activities
Free E-Book Series – Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Posted on: July 2, 2020

SHERLOCK HOLMES Rivers of ink have flowed about Sherlock Holmes since 1887 when he was introd...

Free E-Books
On-Line Activities
Free E-Book Series – Bio of Jane Austen

Posted on: August 13, 2020

Many of us have seen the Jane Austen books at the movies but how many of us have read the books?  W...

Free E-Books
On-Line Activities
Free E-Book Series – Don Quixote

Posted on: June 19, 2020

Did you know... Miguel de Cervantes’s Don Quixote, perhaps the most influential and well-known...

Free E-Books
On-Line Activities
Free E-Book Series – Dracula

Posted on: September 17, 2020

We hope you are enjoying our Free E-Book Series.  When selecting books, we try to find bios about t...

Free E-Books
On-Line Activities
Free E-Book Series – Mansfield Park – Jane Austen

Posted on: September 17, 2020

The last of our Jane Austen series!  We hope you have had the time to read all of her free e-books ...

Free E-Book Series – Pride & Prejudice – Jane Austen

Posted on: July 16, 2020

Many of us have seen the movies, now its our chance to read the wonderful books of Jane Austen.   ...

Free E-Books
On-Line Activities
Free E-Book Series – Sense and Sensibility – Jane Austen

Posted on: June 25, 2020

Many of us have seen the movies, now its our chance to read the wonderful books of Jane Austen.   ...

Free E-Books
On-Line Activities
Free E-Book Series – The Invisible Man – H.G. Wells

Posted on: September 24, 2020

We are really excited to be able to share 3 of H.G. Wells most famous novels with you...the free e-b...

Free E-Books
On-Line Activities
Free E-Book Series – The Return of Sherlock Holmes

Posted on: July 9, 2020

We hope you had a chance to read the free E-book, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes!  There are a n...

Free E-Books
On-Line Activities
Free E-Book Series – The Strange Case Of Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde

Posted on: August 6, 2020

We continue our series of classic books that are available for free on-line. Up next, The Strange Ca...

Free E-Books
On-Line Activities
Free E-Book Series – Treasure Island

Posted on: September 3, 2020

For many of us, we were first exposed to the books of Robert Louis Stevenson when we were young chil...

Free E-Books
On-Line Activities
FREE E-BOOKS ABOUT SPACE FROM NASA

Posted on: April 1, 2020

NASA'S POPULAR E-BOOKS   Earth (Feb. 2019): A photo-essay from NASA’s Earth Science Divis...

Free E-Books
On-Line Activities
Free E-Books Series – Emma – Jane Austen

Posted on: August 13, 2020

Many of us have seen the movies, now its our chance to read the wonderful books of Jane Austen.   ...

Free E-Books
On-Line Activities
Free E-Books Series – War Of The Worlds – H.G. Wells 

Posted on: June 18, 2020

Summer is here and for many of us, that means its time to sit outside and enjoy a good book!  We th...

Free E-Books
On-Line Activities
Free E-Books Series – A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthur’s Court

Posted on: August 20, 2020

Part 3 of the "river novels", A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthur's Court is another favorite of rea...

Free E-Books
On-Line Activities
Free E-Books Series – Edgar Allan Poe’s The Raven

Posted on: June 25, 2020

Amazingly, this book was written in 1845 and yet for many of us it was a required reading when in hi...

Free E-Books
On-Line Activities
Free E-Books Series – Hound of The Baskervilles

Posted on: August 27, 2020

Summer is here and for many of us, that means its time to sit outside and enjoy a good book!  We th...

Free E-Books
On-Line Activities
Free E-Books Series – Kidnapped

Posted on: September 10, 2020

We hope you have been enjoying the books or Robert Louis Stevenson.  Up next is the final book we w...

Free E-Books
On-Line Activities
Free E-Books Series – Moby Dick

Posted on: July 23, 2020

Moby-Dick; or, The Whale is a novel by Herman Melville, in which Ishmael narrates the monomaniacal q...

Free E-Books
On-Line Activities
Free E-Books Series – The Call of The Wild

Posted on: July 30, 2020

Summer is here and for many of us, that means its time to sit outside and enjoy a good book!  We th...

Free E-Books
On-Line Activities
Free E-Books Series – Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn

Posted on: July 16, 2020

Mark Twain's "river novels"  The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and  The Adventures of Huckleber...

Outreach & Other Resources
Resources
Free Tax Clinic

Posted on: May 20, 2020

Edmonton Free Income Tax Clinics   Name & Address Types Returns prepared Languag...

Messages To Members
Program Dept. Message
Fridays at Westend Seniors Activity Centre

Posted on: April 19, 2019

TGIF!  Spring Fridays are so much fun here at the centre Come join our Walking Group! Love ...

Classes
Fitness Classes
Fun & Functional Movement – Tuesdays!

Posted on: April 29, 2020

Starting July 1, 2020 How to access ESC’s live online classes In the beginning we asked peo...

Fun Websites To Visit
On-Line Activities
Fun Facebook Pages To Visit!

Posted on: March 16, 2020

Good morning everyone!  There is so much information out there these days and unfortunately, a lo...

Latest News
Messages To Members
Fun In The Sun – A Wonderful Afternoon

Posted on: July 24, 2020

We hosted our first Fun in the Sun event on July 21st. The weather stayed nice and the music was fan...

Latest News
Messages To Members
Fun In The Sun – A Wonderful Afternoon with Brain Games

Posted on: August 6, 2020

Tuesday, Aug 4 was a beautiful day for our latest Fun in the Sun- Brain Games event. Although...

Latest News
Messages To Members
Fun In the Sun – August 4th

Posted on: July 22, 2020

Now that summer is here, we want to take advantage of the nice weather and get you all back at the c...

Fundraising Committee Message
Whats New
Fundraising Committee Christmas Wishes

Posted on: December 11, 2019

The Fundraising Committee wishes you much peace and happiness in 2020. Thank you for supporting...

Classes
Fitness Classes
Latest News
Gaining Ability Chair Exercises – Wednesdays!

Posted on: April 29, 2020

Starting July 1, 2020 This class has been specifically designed for people with low mobility or who...

Drop In Activities
Whats New
Genealogy Trip To Alberta Genealogical Society

Posted on: January 31, 2020

The Genealogy Club is invited to a field trip to the Alberta Genealogical Society! Come Join Us! ...

Drop In Activities
Whats New
Gentle Walking Group – Come Join Us Thursdays!

Posted on: July 9, 2019

Love walking but have mobility issues? Do you like the idea of slowly building up your strength so ...

Interesting Reading
Sports
Golf Canada – Top Moments in Golf 2019

Posted on: June 23, 2020

We have an active group of golfers here at our centre!  Golf season is here so we thought we would ...

Messages To Members
Program Dept. Message
Golf Program Survey Results

Posted on: November 28, 2019

The results are in!  Thank you to everyone who completed our Golf Survey! An email was recentl...

Messages To Members
Program Dept. Message
Golf Season Email Registration

Posted on: May 4, 2020

Westend Seniors Activity Centre's Golf Program Do you love to play golf? Perhaps you love the game ...

Covid-19 Resources
Resources
GOVERNMENT OF CANADA – Resources

Posted on: April 9, 2020

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is still closely monitoring the situation around the coronavirus dis...

Events At WSAC
Whats New
Greeting Cards Sale – Oct 7th -11th

Posted on: October 5, 2019

It's a fundraising event. Greeting Cards Sale, lots of styles available! - Handmade by Kathy Katze...

Interesting Reading
Nutrition
GRILLED SANDWICHES

Posted on: April 16, 2020

Who doesn't enjoy a grilled sandwich for lunch!  Check out these easy recipes that are sure to have...

Businesses that can help
Resources
Groceries & Shopping

Posted on: April 14, 2020

We have put together a list of businesses that are working hard to help those of us that are self-is...

Businesses that can help
Resources
Grocery Delivery

Posted on: April 23, 2020

GROCERY DELIVERY DRIVE HAPPINESS Drive Happiness is now offering help with groceries and erran...

Friends of WSAC
Guest Blog Posts
Guest Blog – “Home Care and Choosing the Right Care for You”

Posted on: November 6, 2019

Exquisicare Senior Living is a member of the Westend Seniors Activity Centre’s, Friends of WSAC bu...

Guest Blog Posts
Whats New
Guest Blog – 10 Books To Get You Through The Fall!

Posted on: September 9, 2019

Summer is over but with the amount of rain we had this summer, many of us are wondering if it was ev...

Friends of WSAC
Guest Blog Posts
Guest Blog – Summer Wines – What’s In Your Ice Bucket?

Posted on: June 23, 2019

This is part two of a three part wine series we will be sharing, courtesy of our Friends of WSAC par...

Friends of WSAC
Guest Blog Posts
Guest Blog Post – “3 Areas Of Your Home That Need Serious Organization”

Posted on: September 18, 2019

Karen Murdock, founder of Your Organized Friend is a member of the Westend Seniors Activity Centre...

Friends of WSAC
Guest Blog Posts
Guest Blog Post – “6 Simple Ways to Stave Off Caregiver Burnout”

Posted on: April 30, 2019

Home Care Assistance Edmonton are members of the Westend Seniors Activity Centre's Friends of WSAC b...

Friends of WSAC
Guest Blog Posts
Guest Blog Post – “Bringing the Life Back into Your Old Home”

Posted on: August 18, 2019

Karen Murdock, founder of Your Organized Friend is a member of the Westend Seniors Activity Centre...

Friends of WSAC
Guest Blog Posts
Guest Blog Post – “Do you need new ideas to enjoy vegetables?”

Posted on: June 25, 2019

Kirsten Veugelers, Founder/Owner of Navigate Your Health is a member of the Westend Seniors Activity...

Friends of WSAC
Guest Blog Posts
Guest Blog Post – “Estate Planning: Don’t Make These Five Mistakes”

Posted on: September 5, 2019

My name is Brad Hurshowy and I am a proud member of the Friends of WSAC.  I have met many of the me...

Guest Blog Posts
Guest Blog Post – “Have You Been Diagnosed As Old?”

Posted on: May 25, 2019

Kirsten Veugelers, Founder/Owner of Navigate Your Health is a member of the Westend Seniors Activity...

Garden and Home
Home improvement
Interesting Reading
Guest Blog Post – “Home Entryway Paint Colour Ideas & Inspiration “

Posted on: June 3, 2020

West Edmonton Paint Store Passionate about Colour and Design! Gil and Sabrina Antunes o...

Guest Blog Posts
Guest blog post – “How does having stepchildren affect your estate plan?”

Posted on: July 25, 2019

Stacy Maurier, Founding lawyer of Estate Connection Law Firm is a member of the Westend Seniors Acti...

Guest Blog Posts
Whats New
Guest Blog Post – “How to Care for Your Denture or Partial “

Posted on: November 15, 2019

Oliver Denture a member of the Westend Seniors Activity Centre’s, Friends of WSAC business program...

Garden and Home
Home improvement
Interesting Reading
Guest Blog Post – “How to Choose Interior Paint Colours”

Posted on: May 13, 2020

West Edmonton Paint Store Passionate about Colour and Design! Gil and Sabrina Antunes o...

Friends of WSAC
Guest Blog Posts
Guest Blog Post – “How To Determine If You Should Have Your Aging Parent Live With You”

Posted on: October 6, 2019

Exquisicare Senior Living is a member of the Westend Seniors Activity Centre’s, Friends of WSAC bu...

Garden and Home
Home improvement
Interesting Reading
Guest Blog Post – “How to Paint Interior Walls”

Posted on: May 20, 2020

West Edmonton Paint Store Passionate about Colour and Design! Gil and Sabrina Antunes o...

Friends of WSAC
Guest Blog Posts
Guest Blog Post – “Senior Nutrition Myths”

Posted on: September 6, 2019

Exquisicare Senior Living is a member of the Westend Seniors Activity Centre’s, Friends of WSAC bu...

Friends of WSAC
Guest Blog Posts
Guest Blog Post – “Taking Care of YOU: Self-Care for Family Caregivers”

Posted on: October 19, 2019

Exquisicare Senior Living is a member of the Westend Seniors Activity Centre’s, Friends of WSAC bu...

Friends of WSAC
Guest Blog Posts
Guest Blog Post – “Tips for Visiting Someone in a Long Term Care Home”

Posted on: December 6, 2019

Exquisicare Senior Living is a member of the Westend Seniors Activity Centre’s, Friends of WSAC bu...

Guest Blog Posts
Guest Blog Post – “What are the top eight mistakes that Executors make?” – Part One

Posted on: June 26, 2019

Stacy Maurier, Founding lawyer of Estate Connection Law Firm is a member of the Westend Seniors Acti...

Guest Blog Posts
Guest Blog Post – “What are the top eight mistakes that Executors make?” – Part Two

Posted on: July 3, 2019

Stacy Maurier, Founding lawyer of Estate Connection Law Firm is a member of the Westend Seniors Acti...

Guest Blog Posts
Guest Blog Post – “What happens to your joint bank accounts when you die?”

Posted on: August 25, 2019

Stacy Maurier, Founding lawyer of Estate Connection Law Firm is a member of the Westend Seniors Acti...

Guest Blog Posts
Whats New
Guest Blog Post – “What to Expect from Your New Immediate Complete Dentures”

Posted on: October 2, 2019

Oliver Denture a member of the Westend Seniors Activity Centre’s, Friends of WSAC business program...

Guest Blog Posts
Guest Blog Post – “Who should you appoint as your Executor?”

Posted on: October 25, 2019

Stacy Maurier, Founding lawyer of Estate Connection Law Firm is a member of the Westend Seniors Acti...

Friends of WSAC
Guest Blog Posts
Guest Blog Post – “Why is it important to review your Will?”

Posted on: September 27, 2019

Stacy Maurier, Founding lawyer of Estate Connection Law Firm is a member of the Westend Seniors Acti...

Friends of WSAC
Guest Blog Posts
Guest Blog Post – “Wine Know” – 5 Good Ways to Get Into Wine

Posted on: April 22, 2019

Aligra Wine and Spirits are members of the Westend Seniors Activity Centre's Friends of WSAC busines...

Guest Blog Posts
Guest Blog Post – AHS My Care Conversation App – – Navigate Your Health

Posted on: April 13, 2019

We are very excited to have a guest blog post from Friends of WSAC member Kirsten Veugelers, the fou...

Guest Blog Posts
Whats New
Guest Blog Post – Deck Stain Ideas & Inspiration

Posted on: June 17, 2020

West Edmonton Paint Store Passionate about Colour and Design! Gil and Sabrina Antunes o...

Friends of WSAC
Guest Blog Posts
Interesting Reading
Guest Blog Post – Front Door Colour Ideas & Inspiration

Posted on: May 9, 2020

West Edmonton Paint Store Passionate about Colour and Design! Gil and Sabrina Antunes o...

Garden and Home
Home improvement
Interesting Reading
Guest Blog Post – How to Find & Hire a Painting Contractor

Posted on: May 27, 2020

West Edmonton Paint Store Passionate about Colour and Design! Gil and Sabrina Antunes o...

Friends of WSAC
Guest Blog Posts
Guest Blog Post – Part 1 – Tips Every Executor Should Know!

Posted on: December 28, 2019

Stacy Maurier, Founding lawyer of Estate Connection Law Firm is a member of the Westend Seniors Acti...

Friends of WSAC
Guest Blog Posts
Guest Blog Post – Part 2 – Tips Every Executor Needs To Know!

Posted on: December 31, 2019

Stacy Maurier, Founding lawyer of Estate Connection Law Firm is a member of the Westend Seniors Acti...

Friends of WSAC
Guest Blog Posts
Guest Blog Post “Games for Seniors Living with Alzheimer’s or Dementia”

Posted on: September 19, 2019

Exquisicare Senior Living is a member of the Westend Seniors Activity Centre’s, Friends of WSAC bu...

Friends of WSAC
Guest Blog Posts
Guest Blog Post “The Power of Family Photos”

Posted on: July 18, 2019

Karen Murdock, founder of Your Organized Friend is a member of the Westend Seniors Activity Centre...

Events At WSAC
Whats New
Guest Speaker – City of Edmonton Councillor Andrew Knack

Posted on: June 25, 2019

City of Edmonton Councillor, responsible for Seniors Initiatives   Come join Andrew Knack i...

ICAN Classes
ICAN Seniors
Guest Speaker Presentation – COVID 19 and Your Pets

Posted on: June 5, 2020

ICAN Seniors Association invited a guest speaker to introduce how to take care of the pets during th...

ICAN Classes
ICAN Seniors
Guest Speaker Presentation – Learn Go Camp

Posted on: July 17, 2020

ICAN Seniors Association invited a guest speaker to introduce how to take care of the pets during th...

Whats New
Have You Heard Of AGE REVERSING ESSENTRICS? Come To Our “Try It” Day!

Posted on: August 13, 2019

AGE REVERSING ESSENTRICS - WHAT IS IT? During this course, you will get to experience: thi...

Outreach & Other Resources
Resources
Help For Caregivers – Caregivers Alberta

Posted on: April 9, 2020

CAREGIVERS ALBERTA VIRTUAL SUPPORT   Although in-person programming has been postponed due ...

History
Interesting Reading
History – The Nursing Sisters of Canada

Posted on: July 27, 2020

We hope you are enjoying the articles we have been sharing as part of our HISTORY series on our webs...

Interesting Reading
Nutrition
History of Canada’s Food Guides from 1942 to 2007

Posted on: May 11, 2020

We have created a new section on our website to provide helpful information, articles, videos, etc o...

ICAN News
ICAN Seniors
History of ICAN Seniors

Posted on: April 28, 2020

ICAN Seniors Association was established in August 2017 and was registered in December 2019. We ...

Interesting Reading
Sports
Hockey Hall Of Fame

Posted on: March 25, 2020

Come join us to read the story of  those best hockey teams and players in the history   Team...

Whats New
Holiday Hours At Westend Seniors Activity Centre

Posted on: December 2, 2019

Our Centre has gained its reputation in reducing seniors social isolation and promoting connection. ...

Brain games
On-Line Activities
Home Care Assistance Activity Book

Posted on: May 12, 2020

Our friends of WSAC Home Care Assistance have provided us with copies of their Activity Book.  This...

Interesting Reading
Nutrition
How 1 Teaspoon Of Chia Seeds Can Help Improve Your Gut Brain and Heart

Posted on: August 2, 2020

We have shared some great smoothie recipes that we have found online so now, we thought we would sha...

Man Cave!
On-Line Activities
How Duct Tape Can Help You Survive Almost Anything

Posted on: May 21, 2020

During the past 75 years of its existence, duct tape has become a staple product for "fix-it-yours...

"How To" Guides
Classes
Program Dept. Message
How To Access ESC’s Online Classes

Posted on: April 29, 2020

Starting June 1,2020 all registrations for June 1 must be done by May 29   How to access E...

"How To" Guides
How To Use ZOOM
How to Access ESC’s ZOOM Classes

Posted on: April 29, 2020

How to Access Edmonton Seniors Centre’s Live Online Free Classes How the FREE, live online course...

Interesting Reading
Science
How To Fact Check Suspicious Science Stories For Yourself

Posted on: June 16, 2020

We continue to share our favorites from the Popular Science website.  This article does a fantastic...

Interesting Reading
Nutrition
How to Make Your Food Last Longer

Posted on: May 4, 2020

We have created a new section on our website to provide helpful information, articles, videos, etc o...

Interesting Reading
Yoga
How To Start An At-Home Yoga Practice

Posted on: May 2, 2020

Doing yoga at home may feel a little daunting but there is no reason for it to be!  With youtube vi...

Fitness
Interesting Reading
How To Train To Walk Your First 5km Walk!

Posted on: September 3, 2020

Normally our spring and summer are filled with various 5km walks for charity.  With Covid-19, these...

"How To" Guides
How to use Facebook

Posted on: May 8, 2020

Facebook is a social utility that connects you with the people around you. It was first launched in ...

"How To" Guides
How To Use GOOGLE HANGOUTS
How to Use Google Hangouts to Stay Connected with a Virtual Visit

Posted on: March 27, 2020

Want to visit with your family and friends face to face?  Our partners at Strong Coffee Marketing h...

"How To" Guides
How To Use GOOGLE HANGOUTS
How To Use Your Phone for Google Meet audio

Posted on: April 23, 2020

Use Your Phone for Google Meet audio No computer BUT you have a smartphone - install the Google Mee...

Classes
How To Use ZOOM
How To Use Zoom To Participate In Online Classe

Posted on: April 3, 2020

Zoom is an amazing tool that allows us to participate in meetings and classes online!  Today we are...

ICAN Classes
ICAN Seniors
ICAN Seniors Online Activities Schedule

Posted on: April 29, 2020

Click here to download ICAN membership application form Please send the finished form to Jane Che...

ICAN News
ICAN Seniors
ICAN Volunteers – We Need You

Posted on: May 9, 2020

With support from over 80 volunteers, ICAN is serving more than 700 seniors in Alberta. We need mor...

Businesses that can help
Resources
In Home Wellness Checks by RNs and LPNs

Posted on: April 23, 2020

SENIORS HOMECARE BY ANGELS Over 12 years of Home care Excellence in the Greater Edmonton Area ...

Art Classes
Classes
In Person Acrylics with Lori

Posted on: August 20, 2020

Thursday, September 17 – October 29 from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm 7 classes Cost: $143   C...

Classes
Fitness Classes
In Person Age Reversing Essentrics

Posted on: August 19, 2020

Friday, September 18 – October 30 from 9:15 am to 10:15 am. 7 classes Cost: $84 Course descri...

Classes
Yoga
In Person Chair Yoga

Posted on: August 19, 2020

Tuesday, September 15 – October 27 from 11:15 am - 12:15 pm 7 classes Cost: $56   Cou...

Classes
In Person Classes – Spots Still Available

Posted on: September 18, 2020

SPOTS STILL AVAILABLE! COME JOIN US!  CLOGGING – Instructor Tracy Walters Course descripti...

Classes
Dance & Music
In Person Clogging

Posted on: August 10, 2020

CLOGGING - Instructor Tracy Walters Course description Clogging is Appalachian mountain tap dancin...

Classes
Fitness Classes
In Person Dance Fit

Posted on: August 20, 2020

Onsite Dance Fit instructed by Kathy Paterson Tuesday, September 15 - October 27 from 9:15 am to 10...

Classes
Life Long Learning
In Person DVD Series

Posted on: August 20, 2020

DVD Series - THE IRISH IDENTITY –Independence, History, and Literature Friday, September 18 – D...

Classes
Fitness Classes
In Person ICI (Interesting and Challenging Intervals)

Posted on: August 19, 2020

Tuesday, September 15 – October 27 from 1:15 pm to 2:15 pm 7 classes Cost: $56 Course descrip...

Classes
Dance & Music
In Person Line Dacing

Posted on: August 18, 2020

LINE DANCING - Instructor: Tracy Walters Course description Heel toe, heel toe, round shuffle &...

Classes
Yoga
In Person Restorative Hatha Yoga – Intermediate

Posted on: August 19, 2020

Thursday, September 17 – October 29 from 11:15 am to 12:15 pm. 7 classes Cost: $56   ...

Classes
Fitness Classes
In Person Seated Stretch Fit

Posted on: August 20, 2020

Onsite Seated Stretch Fit instructed by Kathy Paterson Monday, September 14 - October 26 from 11:15...

Classes
Fitness Classes
In Person Stretch & Strength

Posted on: August 19, 2020

Thursday, September 17 – October 29 from 1:15 pm to 2:15 pm 7 classes Cost: $56   Cou...

Classes
Yoga
In Person Structural Yoga Therapy

Posted on: August 20, 2020

Friday, September 18 – October 30 from 11:15 am to 12:15 pm. No Class October 16 6 classes. Cost...

Classes
Yoga
In Person Tai Chi

Posted on: August 17, 2020

Monday, September 14 – October 26 from 1:15 pm to 2:15 pm. No class on October 12 6 classes Cost...

Classes
Fitness Classes
In Person Total Fit

Posted on: August 20, 2020

Onsite Total Fit instructed by Kathy Paterson Wednesday, September 16 - October 28 from 9:15 am to ...

Classes
Fitness Classes
In Person Total Fitness For Active Agers

Posted on: August 19, 2020

Course description Maintain your health and cardiovascular fitness in this whole body class sui...

Art Classes
Classes
In Person Watercolour for the Intermediate & Advanced Artist

Posted on: August 20, 2020

Tuesday, September 22 – October 27 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm. 6 classes Cost: $48   Co...

Classes
Yoga
In Person Yin Yoga

Posted on: August 19, 2020

ONSITE YIN YOGA - Instructed by Vera Resera Wednesday, September 16 – October 28 from 1:15 pm - 2...

Events At WSAC
Whats New
It’s a party – Drive Happiness & Westend Seniors Activity Centre

Posted on: September 26, 2019

It's a party - Come Join Us & Bring A Friend! Westend Seniors Activity Centre IS HOSTING a part...

Events At WSAC
Whats New
Join Us For Our Fall Harvest High Tea

Posted on: August 24, 2019

Thursday September 19th 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm Feel like dressing up for the day? Fascinators, glove...

Classes
Latest News
Wellness classes
Journaling for Wellness – Wednesdays

Posted on: April 29, 2020

Starting July 1, 2020    How to access ESC’s live online classes In the beginning w...

Classes
Latest News
Wellness classes
Joyful Chats… Live! Mondays & Fridays

Posted on: April 29, 2020

Joyful Chats. Live Monday - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Friday - 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM "Conversation isn't a...

Whats New
Kitchen Closed Wednesday June 12th

Posted on: June 1, 2019

We will be closing our Community Cafe Wednesday June 12th for maintenance....

Cards, Games & More
Classes
Latest News
Knitters Unite – Mondays!

Posted on: April 29, 2020

Starting June 1, 2020 all registrations for June 1 must be done by May 29   How to access E...

Events At WSAC
Whats New
KOREAN TASTY TRAVEL EVENT – Wednesday Sept 4th

Posted on: July 29, 2019

Come join us for our Korean Tasty Travel Event! Wednesday September 4th 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Co...

Events At WSAC
Whats New
Korean Tasty Travel Event At Our Centre

Posted on: September 21, 2019

KOREAN TASTY TRAVEL EVENT – Wednesday Sept 4th On Wednesday September 4th we hosted our first eve...

Drop In Activities
Whats New
Lawn Bowling “Try It Day” At Commonwealth Lawn Bowling Club

Posted on: April 30, 2019

Lawn Bowling...Come Try It! The Westend Seniors Activity Centre is very excited to be partnering wi...

Classes
Dance & Music
Latest News
Line Dancing – Fridays!

Posted on: April 29, 2020

Starting July 1, 2020  Wednesday, 7:30 pm Cost: Free   How to access ESC’s live onli...

Latest News
Messages To Members
Live Comedy In The Lot With Susan Carter

Posted on: June 23, 2020

Come join us ..... Wednesday, July 8th, 2020 Join us at our Live Comedy in the front parking lot at...

Live musics
On-Line Activities
Live Music From Home – The Rolling Stones!

Posted on: June 8, 2020

This song - a ‘Let It Bleed’ classic from 1969; was first performed live at the band’s ‘Rock...

Live musics
On-Line Activities
Live Music From Home – Crowded House

Posted on: June 1, 2020

One of the nicest songs written in the 90's...hard to believe this song is 33 years old!  Fun trivi...

Live musics
On-Line Activities
Live Music From Home – Jack Johnson

Posted on: June 22, 2020

We really enjoy finding artists our members may not be aware of!  Next up...Australia's Jack Johnso...

Live musics
On-Line Activities
Live Music From Home – James Taylor

Posted on: June 26, 2020

Who doesn't love the music of James Taylor!   Our Live Music From Home series features James with ...

Live musics
On-Line Activities
Live Music From Home – John Fogerty

Posted on: June 10, 2020

One of the best songs from the 1960s, Released as a single in 1971 from the album Pendulum (1970)...

Live musics
On-Line Activities
LIVE MUSIC FROM HOME – Mary Chapin Carpenter – Episodes 1 to 3

Posted on: May 29, 2020

Mary Chapin Carpenter is a gifted singer and songwriter who began her career as a folk-influenced pe...

Live musics
On-Line Activities
Live Music From Home – More from Mary Chapin Carpenter!

Posted on: June 17, 2020

Thank you to everyone who mentioned they are enjoying our Live Music From Home series.  We had a fe...

Live musics
On-Line Activities
Live Music From Home – Paul Simon The Boxer

Posted on: June 19, 2020

Today as part of our Live Music From Home series we are sharing Paul Simon's The Boxer.  We also ha...

Live musics
On-Line Activities
Live Music From Home – Shaun Colvin

Posted on: June 12, 2020

One of our goals with our Live Music From Home series is to introduce you to artists you may not kno...

Live musics
On-Line Activities
Live Music From Home – The Doobie Brothers

Posted on: June 3, 2020

One of their most famous songs, "Black Water" wasn't seen as having hit potential, so it was relegat...

Live musics
On-Line Activities
Live Music From Home – The Doobie Brothers

Posted on: June 24, 2020

We shared Blackwater by the Doobie Brothers a few weeks ago and everyone loved it.  So...next up......

Live musics
On-Line Activities
Live Music From Home – Yusuf Cat Stevens

Posted on: June 28, 2020

One of the most distinctive voices in music, today we are sharing the music of Yusuf Cat Stevens per...

Live musics
On-Line Activities
Live Music From Home – Journey

Posted on: June 5, 2020

Journey did this performance of  “Don’t Stop Believin’” on UNICEF’s Won’t Stop benefit ...

Live musics
On-Line Activities
Live Music From My Home – Paul Simon

Posted on: June 15, 2020

The incredible Paul Simon showing us that at 78 years old why his music made such a huge impact on p...

Latest News
Messages To Members
Live Music In the Lot – August 14th

Posted on: July 29, 2020

Come Join Us....Friday August 14, 2020!   Singer Kay Dasilva.  Kay performs songs from the...

Executive Director's Message
Messages To Members
Mar 10th – COVID – 19 – Update From Our Executive Director

Posted on: March 10, 2020

March 9th - Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw issued the following stat...

Executive Director's Message
Messages To Members
Mar 11th – COVID19 – Update From Our Executive Director

Posted on: March 12, 2020

Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw issued the following statement for Al...

Executive Director's Message
Messages To Members
Mar 12th – COVID19 – Update From Our Executive Director

Posted on: March 13, 2020

“Based on the statement issued by Dr. Hinshaw  (please read her statement below), the Westend Sen...

Executive Director's Message
Messages To Members
Mar 6th – COVID – 19 Daily Update From Our Executive Director

Posted on: March 6, 2020

Our Executive Director will be providing a daily update on COVID-19 and Operation Actions being take...

Volunteers
Whats New
March – Volunteer Opportunities

Posted on: March 4, 2020

Casino volunteers    We have one last position to fill for our Casino.  We are in need of one mo...

Messages To Members
Program Dept. Message
March Message From Programs Department

Posted on: March 4, 2020

DROP IN CANCELLATIONS Please note: On March 17, the Billiards Drop In and Ping Pong Drop In progr...

Latest News
Mask & Hand Sanitizers Now Available!

Posted on: May 12, 2020

We are very excited to offer masks and hand sanitizers to seniors and their families here in Capital...

Latest News
Messages To Members
Masks And Sanitizers Pick Up and Deliveries

Posted on: May 25, 2020

Hello Everyone, We will open on Tuesday, June 9th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm for pick up and delive...

Messages To Members
Program Dept. Message
Mastering Your Smartphone

Posted on: May 1, 2019

Come Join Us...because trying something NEW never grows old! We are very excited to be offering the...

Events At WSAC
Whats New
Mavie’s Mitten Celebration!

Posted on: December 19, 2019

  THE HISTORY OF MAVIE'S MITTEN TREE Mavie's Mitten Tree was born in 1999 when Mavie Da...

Covid-19 Resources
Resources
Mental Health & Wellness

Posted on: April 9, 2020

  You are not alone, help is just a phone call away The Westend Seniors Activity Centre is he...

Executive Director's Message
Messages To Members
Message From Executive Director

Posted on: January 2, 2020

Dear Members,   Welcome Back! Hope you had a wonderful holiday with your family and frien...

Executive Director's Message
Messages To Members
Message From Executive Director

Posted on: March 4, 2020

Dear Members, I would like to invite you to attend our Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wednesday,...

Executive Director's Message
Messages To Members
Message From Executive Director

Posted on: May 4, 2019

Dear members, Since we launched our first marketing campaign in January 2017, our Centre has beco...

Executive Director's Message
Messages To Members
Message From Executive Director

Posted on: March 29, 2019

VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION Our annual Volunteer Appreciation event will be held on Thursday, April 18 f...

Executive Director's Message
Messages To Members
Message From Executive Director

Posted on: January 29, 2020

Dear Members, As usual, I would like to start with some exciting news.   ROCK N RO...

Whats New
Message From Executive Director – Come Try Something New!

Posted on: December 29, 2019

It is hard to believe that is has been over a year since I became the Executive Director of our wond...

Executive Director's Message
Messages To Members
Message from Haidong Liang, WSAC Executive Director

Posted on: January 21, 2019

Dear WSAC members, over the past few months, Westend Seniors Activity Centre has gone through a lot...

Whats New
Message from our Board President, Jay Pritchard

Posted on: January 30, 2020

Message from our Board President, Jay Pritchard It has come to my attention that a number of ou...

Messages To Members
Program Dept. Message
Message From Program Department

Posted on: January 2, 2020

Dear Valued Members, On December 20, 2019, we received notice that Pramila Sinha has decided to m...

Messages To Members
Program Dept. Message
Message From Program Department – July 23

Posted on: July 24, 2020

Plan For The Fitness Room At WSAC   At WSAC, we are always eager to assist you with your fitn...

Latest News
Program Dept. Message
Message From Program Department – May 4th

Posted on: May 4, 2020

PROGRAMS WELCOMES A NEW STAFF!  In order to best serve you, we’ve hired a new staff, for a s...

Messages To Members
Program Dept. Message
Message From Program Department – Refund Process

Posted on: March 26, 2020

  WILL MONEY REFUNDED TO ME FOR COURSES THAT WERE CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19? Absolutely! ...

Messages To Members
Program Dept. Message
Message From Program Department – September 17

Posted on: September 18, 2020

FIRST WEEK REOPENING  On September 14, 2020, we re-opened our doors! We are open between 9:00 am...

Messages To Members
Program Dept. Message
Message From Program Department – May 27th

Posted on: May 27, 2020

PROGRAM REGISTRATION Seniors can register for our courses online at https://myactivecenter.com/...

Messages To Members
Program Dept. Message
Message From The Programs Department

Posted on: February 21, 2020

We receive a number of inquiries each season about refunds.  The following outlines our policy: ...

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Program Dept. Message
Message From The Programs Department

Posted on: June 28, 2019

Requests From The Programs Department   MISSING EQUIPMENT Over the past few months, we hav...

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Program Dept. Message
Message From The Programs Department

Posted on: November 26, 2019

PROGRAM REGISTRATION Program registration for the Winter 2020 term begins on December 9 at 9:00 am....

Messages To Members
Program Dept. Message
Message From The Programs Department

Posted on: November 1, 2019

DID YOU KNOW? Have you noticed how busy our centre has been over the past several months? We are de...

Messages To Members
Program Dept. Message
Message From The Programs Department

Posted on: January 27, 2020

MEMBERSHIPS A friendly reminder that the 2020 membership fees are now due. Thank you in advance f...

Classes
Wellness classes
Mind Fit Series – July 8 – Dec 30

Posted on: June 23, 2020

Mind Fit Series - Instructed by Farahnaz Raboudan Course description: Please join us for a r...

Executive Director's Message
Messages To Members
Minister’s Seniors Service Awards (MSSA) – We Won!

Posted on: October 1, 2019

Thank You Volunteers!   The Minister’s Seniors Service Awards (MSSA) recognize ...

Messages To Members
Program Dept. Message
Mondays At Westend Seniors Activity Centre

Posted on: April 14, 2019

We have lots of drop in classes and registered programs going on every day at our centre.  Check ou...

Executive Director's Message
Messages To Members
Morning Front Door Opening Procedure

Posted on: October 1, 2019

Dear Members, I would like to share with you some exciting data regarding our membership growth. ...

Events At WSAC
Whats New
Movie Night at WSAC! – #Breakingloneliness

Posted on: August 23, 2019

#Breakingloneliness Westend Seniors Activity Centre is proud to co-host with our Community Connecto...

Interesting Reading
Science
Mud Volcanoes On Mars Hint At Ancient Water Reservoirs

Posted on: May 26, 2020

Who doesn't enjoy reading about the wonders of Science!  Popular Science magazine is a "go-to" reso...

Travel Trips
Whats New
MUNDARE & VEGREVILLE ROAD TRIP! COME JOIN US!

Posted on: August 8, 2019

Come join us for a road trip! Itinerary: Pick up at WSAC: 10:00 am (travel will be on a coac...

Live musics
On-Line Activities
Music Performances You Don’t Want To Miss

Posted on: April 17, 2020

A 3-time member of the Songwriters, the Country AND the Rock and Roll Hall of Fames...Johnny Cash wa...

Fitness
Interesting Reading
Must-Do Strength Training Moves for Women Over 50

Posted on: August 13, 2020

Did you know... Research has shown that exercise can slow down the physiological aging clock. T...

History
Interesting Reading
Naval History Of Canada – Part 1 – The Beginning (1867-1914)

Posted on: May 11, 2020

The Government of Canada has a fantastic section on their website that provides us with all kinds of...

History
Interesting Reading
Naval History Of Canada – Part 2 – The First World War

Posted on: May 31, 2020

The Government of Canada has a fantastic section on their website that provides us with all kinds of...

History
Interesting Reading
Naval History Of Canada – Part 3 – The Interwar Years (1921-1939)

Posted on: June 1, 2020

The Naval Service of Canada 1910-2010 This history chronicles the first full century, 1910-2010, of...

History
Interesting Reading
Naval History Of Canada – Part 4 – Second World War (1939-1945)

Posted on: June 2, 2020

The Government of Canada has a fantastic section on their website that provides us with all kinds of...

History
Interesting Reading
Naval History Of Canada – Part 5 – The War Against U-boats – 1939 to 1945

Posted on: July 7, 2020

The Government of Canada has a fantastic section on their website that provides us with all kinds of...

On-Line Activities
Naval History Of Canada – Part 6 – Post World War 2 – 1945-1960

Posted on: July 10, 2020

The Government of Canada has a fantastic section on their website that provides us with all kinds of...

Events At WSAC
Whats New
New Member Tea

Posted on: January 5, 2020

Want to know more about our centre? Come join us! Wednesday February 5th 1:30-2:30 pm Thi...

Community Cafe
Resources
New Menu! – WSAC Meal Program For Seniors and Others Here In Edmonton!

Posted on: September 16, 2020

The pre-order menu for September 17th is now closed.  Take home items available at our centre - ...

Fun Films To Watch
On-Line Activities
NFB – “Rosie The Riveter Of The North”

Posted on: May 11, 2020

They raised children, baked cakes... and built world-class fighter planes. Sixty years ago, thous...

Fun Films To Watch
On-Line Activities
NFB – And We Knew How to Dance: Women in World War I

Posted on: June 12, 2020

This feature documentary profiles 12 Canadian women who entered the male-dominated world of munition...

Fun Films To Watch
On-Line Activities
NFB – Billy Bishop – The Kid Who Couldn’t Miss

Posted on: May 18, 2020

Paul Cowan's feature-length film combines fiction and reality to tell the story of how William Avery...

Fun Films To Watch
On-Line Activities
NFB – Double Heritage – Barnstormers & Bush Pilots

Posted on: June 19, 2020

This documentary from the Salute to Flight series links the barnstormers and bush pilots who explo...

Fun Films To Watch
On-Line Activities
NFB – EXPO 67: 50+ YEARS LATER

Posted on: July 10, 2020

Expo 1967 introduced Canada to the 50 million visitors who came to Expo 67! Six months and two days...

Fun Films To Watch
On-Line Activities
NFB – Lost Over Burma: Search for Closure

Posted on: June 1, 2020

  This documentary follows a mission into the Burmese jungle to recover the remains of a RCA...

Fun Films To Watch
On-Line Activities
NFB – Margaret Atwood: Once in August

Posted on: September 21, 2020

Did you know... The NFB was founded 2 May 1939 under the terms of the National Film Act and follo...

Fun Films To Watch
On-Line Activities
NFB – Spitfires – Wasps Wings

Posted on: June 5, 2020

This documentary is a record of the role played by Spitfires in defeating the Axis during World War ...

History
Interesting Reading
NFB – The History Of The Political Cartoon In Canada 

Posted on: May 5, 2020

The Hecklers –The history of the political cartoon in Canada  Every May 3rd since 1993, World ...

Fun Films To Watch
On-Line Activities
NFB – Tommy Douglas – Keeper Of The Flame

Posted on: May 25, 2020

This feature documentary traces the political career of T.C. (Tommy) Douglas, former premier of Sask...

Fun Films To Watch
On-Line Activities
NFB – True North: Inside the Rise of Toronto Basketball

Posted on: July 3, 2020

The National Film Board has a wonderful library of films!  Love basketball?  Make sure to watch th...

Fun Films To Watch
On-Line Activities
NFB: Ladies and Gentlemen… Mr. Leonard Cohen

Posted on: September 21, 2020

"...Cohen was the dark eminence among a small pantheon of extremely influential singer-songwriters t...

Messages To Members
Program Dept. Message
NO SPOTS AVAILABLE – One on One Personal Fitness Training With The U of A

Posted on: November 22, 2019

SORRY ! NO MORE SPOTS AVAILABLE We are very happy to announce for the 9th year, the Westend Seniors...

Interesting Reading
Nutrition
Nutrition – 10 Healthy and Nutritious Late-Night Snacks Search

Posted on: August 23, 2020

We have shared some great smoothie recipes and superfoods in the smoothie. We thought we should shar...

Interesting Reading
Nutrition
Nutrition – How to Support Immunity Holistically with Foods and Herbs

Posted on: July 5, 2020

This year has been a lesson in just how much we need to be supporting our immunity. Without a health...

Interesting Reading
Nutrition
Nutrition – Riced Broccoli Recipe: Instantly Up Your Fiber Intake

Posted on: July 9, 2020

Broccoli is a great source of vitamins K and C, potassium, and folate. It’s also an easy way to sn...

Interesting Reading
Sports
Oiler’s Stories

Posted on: April 1, 2020

There were so many stories in Oiler's history.  Come join us for looking back those stories  ...

Events At WSAC
Whats New
Older, Bolder, Better – A Huge Success!

Posted on: June 28, 2019

"This is amazing...this is the best event I have ever seen held specifically for seniors!"  ~ a gue...

Events At WSAC
Older, Bolder, Better Tradeshow – June 6th!

Posted on: May 17, 2019

We are very excited to announce we will be hosting our 23rd Annual Older, Bolder, Better TM Tradesho...

Classes
Latest News
Life Long Learning
One-on-One training – iphone, ipad, computers & connecting online

Posted on: April 29, 2020

Live or phone help available Sessions are limited to once a week for 40 minutes per person. Har...

Classes Online
Online Fitness
Online Age Reversing Essentrics

Posted on: August 20, 2020

Wednesday from 9:00 am - 10:00 am. September 2 – September 30 5 classes Cost: $47. Instructed...

Art Classes
Classes
Online Art Class – Make Your Own Paint Using Pigments

Posted on: June 17, 2020

Love To Draw?  The Edmonton Public Library has provided access to an amazing website filled with o...

Art Classes
Classes
Online Art Class – Oil Painting 101

Posted on: June 17, 2020

Love To Draw?  The Edmonton Public Library has provided access to an amazing website filled with o...

Art Classes
Classes
Online Art Class – Painting Abstract Florals

Posted on: June 17, 2020

Love To Draw?  The Edmonton Public Library has provided access to an amazing website filled with o...

Art Classes
Classes
Online Art Class – Watercolor Lettering

Posted on: June 17, 2020

Love To Draw?  The Edmonton Public Library has provided access to an amazing website filled with o...

Art Classes
Classes
Online Art Classes – 30 Coloring Pages

Posted on: May 12, 2020

Love To Draw?  The Edmonton Public Library has provided access to an amazing website filled with o...

Art Classes
Classes
Online Art Classes – Creative Doodling! Give it a Try!

Posted on: April 7, 2020

Love To Draw?  The Edmonton Public Library has provided access to an amazing website filled with o...

Art Classes
Classes
Online Art Classes – Creative Sketchbooking

Posted on: May 11, 2020

Love To Draw?  The Edmonton Public Library has provided access to an amazing website filled with o...

Art Classes
Classes
ONLINE ART CLASSES – Daily Challenges!

Posted on: April 7, 2020

Love To Draw?  The Edmonton Public Library has provided access to an amazing website filled with ...

Art Classes
Classes
Online Art classes – For Beginners

Posted on: April 7, 2020

Love To Draw?  The Edmonton Public Library has provided access to an amazing website filled with o...

Art Classes
Classes
Online Art Classes – Screen Painting For Beginners

Posted on: May 11, 2020

Love To Draw?  The Edmonton Public Library has provided access to an amazing website filled with o...

Classes Online
Online Fitness
Online At Home Fitness Basics

Posted on: August 20, 2020

Instructor: Janet Hauca Tuesdays from 10:30 am - 11:15 am September 8 – September 29  4 clas...

Cards, Games & More
Classes
Online Bridge

Posted on: March 25, 2020

Want to play card games at home?  We want to share this website with you! Join the largest co...

Classes Online
Online Fitness
Online Cardio Barre

Posted on: September 4, 2020

Online Cardio Barre - Instructed by Elise Seehagel Course description: Cardio Barre is a fusion-...

Classes Online
Online Fitness
Online Cardio Dance Fit

Posted on: September 4, 2020

Online Cardio Dance Fit - Instructed by Elise Seehagel Course Description: Cardio Dance Fit is a...

Classes Online
Online Yoga
Online Chair Yoga

Posted on: August 20, 2020

Tuesday, September 15 – October 27 from 11:15 am - 12:15 pm 7 classes Cost: $56   Cou...

Outreach & Other Resources
Resources
Online Church Service

Posted on: March 21, 2020

Although most of the churches are closed due to the concern of COVID -19, you can join the Sunday se...

Classes
Photography Classes
Online Classes – Photography 101

Posted on: April 8, 2020

Love Photography? Cameras, no matter how much they cost or what brand they are, all work in rough...

Classes Online
Online Dance
Online Clogging

Posted on: August 26, 2020

CLOGGING – Instructor Tracy Walters Course description Clogging is Appalachian mountain tap danc...

Classes
Latest News
Life Long Learning
Online Computer – Smart Phone – Tablet classes

Posted on: April 29, 2020

Seniors and Technology...we are here to help! Starting June 1, 2020 all registrations for June 1 mu...

Classes Online
Online Lifelong Learning
Online Conversational French

Posted on: August 20, 2020

Monday, September 14 – October 5 4 Classes From 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Cost: $32 Monday, October ...

Classes Online
Online Fitness
Online ESSENTRICS® Gentle Stretch for Seniors

Posted on: August 17, 2020

Wednesdays from 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm. September 2 – September 30 5 classes Cost: $47 Octo...

Classes Online
Online Fitness
Online Fit For Life

Posted on: August 17, 2020

Monday, September 14 – October 26 from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm. No class October 12 6 classes Cost: ...

Classes Online
Online Yoga
Online Gentle Yoga

Posted on: August 20, 2020

GENTLE YOGA - Instructor Neeru Prashar Course description Gentle Yoga is an easy, adapted &...

Classes Online
Online Fitness
Online Interval Strength Training

Posted on: September 4, 2020

Interval Strength Training - Instructed by Vera Resera. Course Description: Mixing music & fu...

Classes Online
Online Dance
Online Line Dancing

Posted on: August 26, 2020

LINE DANCING – Instructor: Tracy Walters Course description Heel toe, heel toe, round shuffle &a...

Classes Online
Online Fitness
Online Seated Fitness Basics

Posted on: August 20, 2020

ONLINE SEATED FITNESS BASICS - Instructed by Janet Hauca Tuesdays from 11:30 am - 12:00 pm Sep...

Classes Online
Online Yoga
Online Sleeping Yoga For Stress Relief

Posted on: August 30, 2020

SLEEPING YOGA FOR STRESS RELIEF - Instructor Marthe Murphy Course description Tired of being...

Classes Online
Online Lifelong Learning
Online Spanish classes

Posted on: August 21, 2020

SPANISH - Level 1 Learn to speak everyday Spanish in the context of basic social interactions. Yo...

Classes Online
Online Lifelong Learning
Online Tech Series

Posted on: August 20, 2020

Online Tech Series – iPhone/iPad Basics Friday, September 18 (1 Class) from 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm ...

Classes Online
Online Fitness
Online Total Body Fit & Stretch

Posted on: September 4, 2020

Online Total Body Fit & Stretch Thursday, October 1 - October 29 from 9:00 am to 10:00 am 5 cl...

Classes Online
Online Fitness
Online Total Fitness For The Active Agers

Posted on: August 20, 2020

Course description Maintain your health and cardiovascular fitness in this whole body class sui...

Classes Online
Online Yoga
Online Yin Yoga

Posted on: August 20, 2020

ONLINE YIN YOGA - Instructed by Vera Resera Wednesday, September 16 – October 28 from 1:15 pm - 2...

Classes Online
Online Yoga
Online Yoga For Stress And Anxiety

Posted on: August 20, 2020

YOGA FOR STRESS & ANXIETY - Instructor Neeru Prashar Course description Movements of yoga ...

Whats New
Opportunity to Participate in a Research Study on Women, Physical Activity, and Heart Disease

Posted on: May 22, 2019

Opportunity to Participate - Research Study on Women, Physical Activity, and Heart Disease The Uni...

Whats New
Our New Executive Director

Posted on: October 5, 2018

DATE:  October 5, 2018 Contacts:       Jay Pritchard, President, 587-523-6150 Haidon...

Messages To Members
Program Dept. Message
Our Popular Classes Are Returning And We Have Some New Classes Too!

Posted on: November 26, 2019

BROUGHT TO YOU, BY REQUEST! Vera Resera will be bringing Interval Strength Training back to WSAC in...

Fitness
Interesting Reading
Outdoors Series: Part 1 – How To Choose A Kayak

Posted on: June 11, 2020

Over the last few weeks we have been hearing lots of reports of how bikes and kayaks are being sold ...

Fitness
Interesting Reading
Outdoors Series: Part 2 – Getting Started At Kayaking

Posted on: June 18, 2020

Over the last few weeks we have been hearing lots of reports of how bikes and kayaks are being sold ...

Fitness
Interesting Reading
Outdoors Series: Part 3 – Paddling A Kayak

Posted on: June 25, 2020

We hope you have been enjoying our Kayaking series...this website has some fantastic articles for an...

Man Cave!
On-Line Activities
Part 02 – 9.5 Tips To Enhance Your Grill Game

Posted on: May 24, 2020

We have been searching the internet for articles to share in our Man Cave…our section of the websi...

Man Cave!
On-Line Activities
Part 05 – Three Things To Think About When Buying BBQ Grilling Pellets

Posted on: June 14, 2020

We have been searching the internet for articles to share in our Man Cave…our section of the websi...

Man Cave!
On-Line Activities
Part 1 – How to get your grill ready for summer

Posted on: May 17, 2020

We have been searching the internet for articles to share in our Man Cave...our section of the websi...

Man Cave!
On-Line Activities
Part Four – How To Grill a Whole Fish. Perfectly. Every Time.

Posted on: June 7, 2020

We have been searching the internet for articles to share in our Man Cave…our section of the websi...

Man Cave!
On-Line Activities
Part Three – How to Cook Meals with Grilling Planks

Posted on: May 31, 2020

We have been searching the internet for articles to share in our Man Cave…our section of the websi...

Fitness
Interesting Reading
ParticipACTION – Benefits, Guidelines and Tools for Seniors

Posted on: May 25, 2020

We recently visited the ParticipACTION website and found some great articles on fitness and wellness...

Garden and Home
Whats New
Perennial Winter Protection – Tips From Holes Greenhouse

Posted on: August 20, 2020

Hard to believe it is almost the end of August and soon winter will be upon us. We recently visis...

Businesses that can help
Resources
Pharmacists

Posted on: April 14, 2020

We have put together a list of businesses that are working hard to help those of us that are self-is...

Interesting Reading
Music & Art
Photography Series: Composition and Technique

Posted on: June 25, 2020

We have a very talented Photography Class here at our centre.  With the centre currently closed, we...

Interesting Reading
Music & Art
Photography Series: How To Take Great Shots Of Flowers

Posted on: July 9, 2020

Summer is here and that means we are going to start seeing all the beautiful flowers that nature bri...

Interesting Reading
Music & Art
Photography Series: Photographing Pets

Posted on: July 1, 2020

  We all love taking photos of our pets and lots of us share them online with our family...

Interesting Reading
Music & Art
Photography Series: What Camera Mode To Use And When

Posted on: June 18, 2020

We have a very talented Photography Class here at our centre.  With the centre currently closed, we...

Drop In Activities
Whats New
Pickleball Survey

Posted on: April 10, 2019

WSAC has recently increased the drop in fees to Pickleball from $2 to $4 starting on April 29.   T...

Garden and Home
Interesting Reading
Plants! – Salibury Greenhouse’s 6 Hot New Annuals for 2020

Posted on: June 12, 2020

Gardening season is upon us and that means it is time to start buying our flowers for our backyards....

Whats New
Please Provide Your Feedback

Posted on: November 2, 2019

WE WOULD REALLY APPRECIATE YOUR FEEDBACK     The Board has recently approved 24 Policies de...

Interesting Reading
Wellness and Mindfullness
Practicing Positivity

Posted on: May 1, 2020

As part of our ongoing work to share articles that will help seniors, we have added a section to our...

Messages To Members
Program Dept. Message
Pramila Sinha’s Classes

Posted on: January 1, 2020

Dear Valued Members, On December 20, 2019, we received notice that Pramila Sinha has decided to m...

Drop In Activities
Whats New
Program Department News – Pickleball, Program Cancellation and U of A!

Posted on: September 30, 2019

  PICKLEBALL NEWS For those new to the program, please note: There will be a maximum of ...

Whats New
Programs Cancelled On November 8th

Posted on: October 29, 2019

All registered programs, drop-in classes and events will be cancelled Friday November 8th as we host...

Question Of The Week – Bathroom Signage

Posted on: January 13, 2020

QUESTION: Why was signage removed from bathrooms in the card game area?   ANSWER: In ...

Question Of The Week – Can We Remove Extension Telephone Lines?

Posted on: January 20, 2020

QUESTION: To save money, could WSAC remove the extension phone lines in the library, games room, cra...

Question Of The Week – Do You Allow Rentals Of Your Facility?

Posted on: January 30, 2020

YES! Did you know that WSAC offers rentals of several of our spaces on evenings and weekends?  ...

Question Of The Week: Breaks Between Program Sessions

Posted on: January 6, 2020

Why did you not have Total Fit, Dance Fit and Stretch classes this week? Who makes this decision? Wh...

Toonie Talks
Real Talk On Being A Caregiver – Presented Revera

Posted on: March 25, 2019

"REAL TALK ON BEING A CAREGIVER” Whether you chose this role, or this role chose you – you’...

Community Cafe
Whats New
Recipe Of The Month – 9×9 Sponge Cake!

Posted on: January 29, 2020

SPONGE CAKE This month's recipe comes from one of our amazing kitchen volunteers...the man in the h...

Community Cafe
Whats New
RECIPE OF THE MONTH – APPLE CRISP!

Posted on: March 3, 2020

This month's recipe comes for our long time staff member and Cafe Manager, Tracey! Ingredients ...

Community Cafe
Whats New
Recipe Of The Month – Cake Batter Cookies

Posted on: September 29, 2019

Our High Tea celebration was a wonderful afternoon!  We heard lots of good things about the Cake Ba...

Community Cafe
Recipe Of The Month – Chilli!

Posted on: November 27, 2019

Did you attend our Christmas Craft and Bake Sale?  Did you try our amazing chilli? Here is our rec...

Community Cafe
Whats New
Recipe Of The Month – Potato Salad

Posted on: August 26, 2019

If you attended our Patio Party in August, you probably enjoyed the yummy Potato Salad, made by our ...

Community Cafe
Recipe Of The Month – Soft Ginger Snaps!

Posted on: January 1, 2020

This month our Recipe of The Month comes from our Program Manager, Shelley who shares with us her fa...

Community Cafe
Whats New
Recipe Of The Month – Swedish Meatballs

Posted on: August 6, 2019

August's Recipe Of The Month - Swedish Meatballs!   Swedish Meatball Recipe - Courtesy of...

Events At WSAC
Whats New
Remembrance Day Service & Luncheon

Posted on: October 24, 2019

LEST WE FORGET COME JOIN US FOR LUNCH! Friday, November 8th, 2019 Service at 10:30 a.m. M...

Latest News
Messages To Members
Research Opportunity – Physical Activity and Older Adults

Posted on: June 22, 2020

Are you 55 or older and live alone? WE NEED YOUR HELP! Westend Seniors Activity Centre is assist...

Travel Trips
Whats New
Road Trip To River Cree Casino!

Posted on: May 23, 2019

Come join us for a road trip!   When: June 20, 2019 Itinerary: Bus pick up at WSAC:...

Events At WSAC
Whats New
Rock And Roll Dance At WSAC!

Posted on: March 4, 2020

Saturday February 29th we held our first ever Rock and Roll Dance fundraiser and it was an amazing s...

Interesting Reading
Nutrition
SALADS

Posted on: April 16, 2020

Who doesn't enjoy a nice salad for lunch.  We hope you will try some of these salad recipes we have...

Community Cafe
Whats New
SAVE THE DATE – Friday April 3rd @ 5:00 p.m.!

Posted on: January 28, 2020

SAVE THE DATE! WSAC Cookbook Initiative - Book Launch and Dinner Friday April 3, 2020 5:00...

Events At WSAC
Save The Date – Older, Bolder, Better Tradeshow TM

Posted on: April 23, 2019

Come join us Thursday June 6th 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for our 23rd annual Older, Bolder, Better trad...

Whats New
Sawridge Hotel Draw Raffle Winner

Posted on: September 21, 2019

Congratulations to Susan Blanchard...winner of our recent fundraiser for an evening at the Sawridge ...

Community Outreach
Senior Financial Benefits – 1 in 4 enquiries in Outreach are because of financial concerns.

Posted on: June 30, 2019

Community Outreach and Social Wellness at WSAC   Our Outreach and Social Wellness program i...

Outreach & Other Resources
Resources
SENIORS HOME SUPPORT PROGRAM

Posted on: September 10, 2020

SENIORS HOME SUPPORT PROGRAM Did You Know... The Seniors Home Supports Program is a referral s...

Classes
Latest News
Yoga
Seniors Yoga and Meditation Classes

Posted on: April 23, 2020

Starting July 1, 2020   How to access ESC’s live online classes In the beginning we ...

Messages To Members
Program Dept. Message
Shall Sinha, 1942-2019

Posted on: September 3, 2019

Shall Sinha, 1942-2019 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of one of our yo...

Interesting Reading
Science
Showtime at the Apollo! NASA’s Moon Missions Photographed

Posted on: June 23, 2020

Many of us remember the excitement of watching the astronauts land on the moon.  Today, we share a ...

Community Cafe
Whats New
Silvertones Performance In The Cafe – January 8th

Posted on: December 26, 2019

Love music? Come join us! The Silvertones will be performing in our Community Cafe Wednesday,...

Community Cafe
Whats New
Silvertones Performance In the Cafe – March 11th

Posted on: February 26, 2020

Love music? Come join us! The Silvertones will be performing in our Community Cafe Wednesday,...

Interesting Reading
Nutrition
Simply Tasty Lunches!

Posted on: April 4, 2020

Need to stay home? These simple recipes are great for easy lunches that’ll please everyone in the...

Classes
Dance & Music
Sing-A-Long – Saturdays with ESC

Posted on: April 29, 2020

Come Join Us For Sing-A-Long! Live music with Helena. She sings favourite tunes and even takes requ...

Interesting Reading
Sports
Soccer Canada – 30 big moments for Canadian soccer from the past 10 years

Posted on: July 14, 2020

In 2012, Soccer Canada celebrated its 100th anniversary.  As part of their celebrations, they outli...

Interesting Reading
Sports
SOCCER CANADA – Christine Sinclair – Simply The Greatest

Posted on: July 21, 2020

For lots of sports fans, when we hear the term "The Greatest" we immediately think of Wayne Gretzky,...

Interesting Reading
Sports
Soccer Canada – Top Moments of 2019

Posted on: July 28, 2020

The Covid-19 crisis affected sports teams all over the world and for lots of sports fans, that meant...

Fundraising
Whats New
SOLD OUT – Christmas Wine Basket Raffle

Posted on: November 12, 2019

The Raffle Tickets Are Sold Out! Draw date: December 18th (Mavie's Mitten Tree Celebration) Pu...

Events At WSAC
Whats New
SOLD OUT – Mavies Mitten Tree Celebration

Posted on: October 31, 2019

Come celebrate 21 years of giving with this very special multi-generational event. Wednesday, Dece...

Events At WSAC
Whats New
SOLD OUT – Robbie Burns Dinner

Posted on: January 1, 2020

Love poetry? Do you know Robbie Burns? Join us for an evening of good cheer & company! Wednesd...

Events At WSAC
Whats New
SOLD OUT – WSAC’s Traditional Christmas Dinner

Posted on: October 31, 2019

Traditional Christmas Dinner Thanks everyone who already purchased the tickets for this Traditional...

Events At WSAC
Whats New
SOLD OUT! Rock And Hall Of Fame Dinner And Dance With Live Music

Posted on: February 20, 2020

SOLD OUT! BUT WE STILL ACCEPT SIGNING UP ON THE WAITING LIST Love a party and dancing? Come ...

Interesting Reading
Science
Space Shots: The Universe’s Best Images

Posted on: June 9, 2020

Love photography?  Who doesn't enjoy looking at amazing photography?  While cute pet photos seems ...

Interesting Reading
Science
Spooky Animal X-rays Are Exactly As Cool As You’d Imagine!

Posted on: June 2, 2020

Popular Science has some amazing articles on their website and we have been sharing a few of them as...

Interesting Reading
Sports
SPORT STORIES – 12 Team Canada Athletes Who Are Winter & Summer Olympians

Posted on: August 18, 2020

It is hard to imagine the type of dedication, hard work and training that goes in to being an Olympi...

Interesting Reading
Sports
SPORT STORIES – Celebrating Team Canada’s Olympic Families

Posted on: August 25, 2020

The Canadian Olympic Committee website is a wonderful collection of stories of strength, dedication,...

Interesting Reading
Sports
SPORT STORIES – Great Canadian Achievements In Sport

Posted on: August 11, 2020

When you do a google search for "best athlete in canada" a number of articles come up with various m...

Classes Online
Program Dept. Message
Spots Still Available – Online Classes

Posted on: September 18, 2020

SPOTS STILL AVAILABLE! COME JOIN US!    FITNESS: Online Cardio Barre - CLICK HERE to ...

New Program Guides
Whats New
Spring / Summer Supplemental Program Guide

Posted on: May 21, 2019

Have you picked up your copy of our Supplemental Program Guide for our Spring / Summer Programs? ...

New Program Guides
Whats New
Spring & Summer Program Guides

Posted on: March 5, 2020

SAVE THE DATES! Spring & Summer program guide will be available on March 30th Registration o...

New Program Guides
Spring/Summer Programs Opening Monday March 25th

Posted on: March 19, 2019

Our Spring/Summer Program Guide is now available! Program registration opens Monday March 25th at...

Whats New
Staff and Kitchen Update

Posted on: May 5, 2019

Staff Update: Effective April 25, 2019, Tracey Treidler is now the Community Café Program Manager....

Classes
Life Long Learning
Staying Internet Connected

Posted on: June 26, 2020

Staying Internet Connected   July 2 at 3pm. (Before week four live class, I will upload a...

Classes
Fitness Classes
Latest News
Stretching For Flexibility – Thursdays!

Posted on: April 29, 2020

Starting July 1, 2020    How to access ESC’s live online classes In the beginning w...

Friends of WSAC
Travel Trips
Whats New
Stretching road trip in Touchmark

Posted on: October 8, 2019

It was a fun trip and class at Touchmark at Wedgewood!   Last week, 14 of our WSAC members ...

Messages To Members
Program Dept. Message
Summer Classes

Posted on: June 29, 2019

Have you registered for a summer class?  Check out what is coming up!   Seated Stretch...

Messages To Members
Program Dept. Message
SUMMER FITNESS CLASSES

Posted on: June 9, 2019

Have You Registered Yet?  Better Yet...Come Try Something New! Fitness Classes For The Summer! ...

Fitness
Interesting Reading
Target Heart Rate & Exercise Intensity: How To Measure It

Posted on: August 27, 2020

Target heart rate.  We have heard about "hitting your target heart rate" and "being in the zone" bu...

Latest News
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Posted on: May 15, 2020

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Latest News
THANK YOU TO OUR DONORS!

Posted on: May 4, 2020

MEMBER REFUNDS BEING DONATED TO THE CENTRE! In processing refunds for programs at the centre, sev...

Executive Director's Message
Messages To Members
The “New Normal” As We Reopen Our Centre

Posted on: August 31, 2020

WE ALL HAVE TO FOLLOW THE RULES It's not about us individually. If we don’t all follow the rules,...

Interesting Reading
Sports
The All-Time 7: Montreal Canadiens All-Time Team

Posted on: September 15, 2020

TSN recently finsished a massive project called The All-Time 7 Project...naming all-time teams – 2...

Interesting Reading
Sports
The All-Time 7: TSN’s Toronto Maple Leafs All-Time Team

Posted on: September 22, 2020

TSN recently finsished a massive project called The All-Time 7 Project...naming all-time teams – 2...

Free E-Books
On-Line Activities
The Authors Who Wrote The Stories – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Posted on: August 2, 2020

How can we not include Sherlock Holmes books as part of our E-book series!  Before we do that, we t...

Fitness
Interesting Reading
The Best Fitness Trackers – Fitbit, Apple Watch & More Explained

Posted on: July 23, 2020

We have all seen the fancy fitness trackers people are wearing but how do you choose the one that is...

Live musics
On-Line Activities
The British Invasion – The Ed Sullivan Show!

Posted on: May 26, 2020

Was there ever a more iconic performance than this? Hard to believe it was 56 years ago!   ...

Interesting Reading
Man Cave!
The CIA’s Bold Kidnapping of a Soviet Spacecraft

Posted on: May 29, 2020

We have been working hard to find some great articles for our INTERESTING READING section and our MA...

Man Cave!
On-Line Activities
The History Of Electric Cars Since the 1890s!

Posted on: June 23, 2020

Electric vehicles have come a long way since the 1890s Electric cars have been around a lot longer ...

Latest News
Messages To Members
The Last Fun In the Sun – A Fantastic Day

Posted on: September 4, 2020

Fantastic day today with the last of our Fun In The Sun events!   Some beautiful music, nic...

Whats New
The NASA Website – A fun place to spend an afternoon!

Posted on: April 15, 2020

This is one of a series of websites we hope you will spend some time exploring.  Our goal is to get...

Interesting Reading
Music & Art
The Top 10 NFB Films Of All Time

Posted on: May 5, 2020

Did you know... April 22 is National Canadian Film Day, an annual event held in communities...

Board, Bylaw & Policies
Resources
The Voting Result Of WSAC 2020 AGM

Posted on: July 10, 2020

The Board of directors of Westend Seniors Activity Centre wishes to announce the results of the voti...

Messages To Members
Program Dept. Message
Thursdays at Westend Seniors Activity Centre

Posted on: April 18, 2019

Thursdays is another great day here at the centre!  Come try something new! Billiards Carpe...

Events At WSAC
Toonie Talks
Ticket Sale Deadlines & Pre Registering For Toonie Talks

Posted on: October 1, 2019

We have received many questions over the last several months as to why we have cut off dates for tic...

Interesting Reading
Time For A Picnic – Edmonton’s Parks To Visit!

Posted on: June 9, 2020

Did you know that Edmonton has over 160 kilometres of trails making their way along the banks of the...

Fitness
Interesting Reading
Tips For The Best Workout for Men Over 50

Posted on: August 20, 2020

We recently shared an article that outlined the benefits of weight lifting for women over 50 so next...

Community Outreach
Whats New
To Drive or Not to Drive. That is the Question

Posted on: October 29, 2019

Winter is coming, and as the snow hits the ground, many people choose not to drive. For others, it i...

Toonie Talks
TOONIE TALK – “7 Tips For Writing Your Will”

Posted on: May 3, 2019

TOONIE TALK - "7 Tips For Writing Your Will" - Presented by Stacy Maurier founding lawyer at Estate...

Toonie Talks
Whats New
Toonie Talk – “Senior Care Funding” Presented By Exquisicare

Posted on: February 12, 2020

Want to know the funding for caring you can apply? Come join us! It can be confusing and overw...

Toonie Talks
Whats New
Toonie Talk – Retirement Plan By Scotiabank

Posted on: November 26, 2019

Your retirement vision is uniquely yours, and the plan to get there should be too. Come join us and...

Latest News
Program Dept. Message
Toonie Talk Presentations – September 2020

Posted on: September 8, 2020

We are thrilled to be offering our Toonie Talk presentations to seniors here in Edmonton!  We know ...

Interesting Reading
Nutrition
Top 12 Reasons To Use Spirulina

Posted on: August 16, 2020

We have shared some great smoothie recipes that we have found online so now, we thought we would sha...

Interesting Reading
Sports
Top Moments In Female Hockey History!

Posted on: April 8, 2020

Female hockey has a long history here in Canada Unfortunately, the media doesn't always give the la...

Latest News
Messages To Members
Town Hall Meeting With Andrew Knack – Tuesday July 28, 2020

Posted on: June 26, 2020

Come join the yeg Seniors Alliance as we co-host a Town Hall meeting with City of Edmonton Councillo...

Interesting Reading
Nutrition
Tracey’s Famous Banana Bread

Posted on: April 8, 2020

Who Doesn't LOVE banana bread! This week, our amazing Community Cafe Coordinator Tracey has shared ...

Garden and Home
Interesting Reading
Training Tomatoes: A Crash Course for Beginners

Posted on: June 10, 2020

Gardening season is upon us so we thought it would be fun to do a series on Gardening.  The City of...

Businesses that can help
Resources
Transportation

Posted on: March 20, 2020

We have put together a list of businesses that are working hard to help those of us that are self-is...

Travel Trips
Travel Trips Planned For 2020

Posted on: December 10, 2019

Did you joined us on one of our travel trips in 2019?   Our Travel Committee has lots planne...

Try It Days
Whats New
Try It Days – Come Try Something New!

Posted on: December 3, 2019

TRY IT DAYS - Come Join Us! We are very excited to be offering a number of Try It Day classes. Plea...

Try It Days
Whats New
Try It Days – February 2020

Posted on: January 27, 2020

TRY IT DAYS - Come Join Us! We are very excited to be offering a number of Try It Day classes. ...

Interesting Reading
Sports
TSN Hockey’s All-Time Men’s Team Canada

Posted on: September 8, 2020

How many of us remember watching Paul Henderson score "the goal"  or Sydney Crosby's "golden goal"?...

Interesting Reading
Sports
TSN Hockey’s All-Time Women’s Team Canada

Posted on: September 1, 2020

Canada's female hockey teams have had an amazing run in International play.  If you have a female d...

Messages To Members
Program Dept. Message
Tuesdays At Westend Seniors Activity Centre

Posted on: April 16, 2019

Tuesdays is our late night here at the centre...we are open until 8:00 p.m. Want to know what els...

Volunteers
University of Alberta – Urinary Incontinence Study

Posted on: June 16, 2019

The University of Alberta needs your help! Are you: 65 years of age or over? Experiencing u...

Messages To Members
Program Dept. Message
UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA FITNESS TRAINING PROGRAM

Posted on: January 15, 2020

Members who were matched for the U of A Fitness Training Program were contacted in January 2020. Onl...

Executive Director's Message
Messages To Members
URGENT NOTICE – Friday March 13, 2020

Posted on: March 13, 2020

URGENT NOTICE - Friday March 13, 2020 In response to the announcement from Alberta Government a...

Whats New
Valentine’s Luncheon

Posted on: February 10, 2020

Have any plan for your Valentine's day? Come join us for lunch! Menu: Triple stack pancak...

Events At WSAC
Whats New
Valentines Day Bingo

Posted on: January 14, 2020

Have plans on Valentine's Day yet?  Come join us and have some fun! Friday, February 14, 2020 2...

Events At WSAC
Whats New
Vendors Wanted – Christmas Craft and Bake Sale Saturday November 23rd

Posted on: September 23, 2019

CALLING ALL CRAFTERS, ARTISTS, BAKERS, ETC Westend Seniors Activity Centre is holding a Christmas C...

Executive Director's Message
Messages To Members
Video Message From Our Executive Director

Posted on: March 16, 2020

We know that people are worried and there is so much negative information out there right now. Ou...

Interesting Reading
Nutrition
Vinegar – Tips, Tricks, Uses and More!

Posted on: September 10, 2020

We love the Forks Over Knives website - they have so many fantastic articles, tools and recipes!  W...

Events At WSAC
Vintage Fashion Show at WSAC!

Posted on: April 24, 2019

Come out and enjoy a trip back in time! Have you heard about our Spring Vintage Fashion Show being ...

Fun Websites To Visit
On-Line Activities
Vitural Field Trip

Posted on: March 26, 2020

You can explore the new world even you stay at home. Come join us for a virtual field trip.  Shar...

Volunteers
Whats New
Volunteer Needed – The West Edmonton Boys and Girls Club

Posted on: February 20, 2020

Want to spend an afternoon chatting with kids? Interested in making crafts, playing cards and doing...

Volunteers
Whats New
Volunteer Survey – We Want Your Feedback!

Posted on: October 24, 2019

We know our centre could not operate as well as it does without our amazing volunteers Please compl...

Community Outreach
Volunteers
Whats New
Volunteering – Have you looked at the opportunities yet?

Posted on: August 21, 2019

WE ARE RECRUITING VOLUNTEERS FOR OUR OUTREACH PROGRAM! We have recently created new volunteer posit...

Events At WSAC
Whats New
Volunteers Needed – Christmas Craft and Bake Sale Saturday November 23rd

Posted on: September 25, 2019

Volunteers Needed! Westend Seniors Activity Centre is holding a Christmas Craft and Bake Sale S...

Community Outreach
Whats New
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – Edmonton’s Read-In Week October 7th – 11th

Posted on: September 25, 2019

LOVE TO READ? Volunteer needed for Edmonton’s Read-In Week - “Celebrate with Stories!” Oct...

Messages To Members
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

Posted on: April 23, 2020

Many people are sitting at home wondering what to do with themselves right now and want to find a wa...

Volunteers
Volunteers…We Want To Hear Your Stories

Posted on: April 3, 2020

Hello to all of WSAC's fabulous volunteers!   We want to let you know how much we value all the w...

Fitness
Interesting Reading
Walking – Proper Shoes – What, Why and More!

Posted on: July 9, 2020

As part of our series on Walking, we wanted to find some good resources for you on walking shoes.  ...

Fitness
Interesting Reading
Walking – Stretching Routing To Keep You Strong

Posted on: July 9, 2020

We continue our series on WALKING by sharing with you an article we found on Stretching.  As with m...

Fitness
Interesting Reading
Walking – Why You Should Make It Part Of Your Fitness Routine

Posted on: July 2, 2020

Did you know The Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines for Older Adults (65+) recommends at least 1...

Brain games
On-Line Activities
Water Puzzle

Posted on: June 9, 2020

Bored at home? We found some brain activities online for you to challenge your brain.   Solv...

Art Classes
Classes
Watercolours With Willie Wong – Fridays!

Posted on: April 29, 2020

Starting July 1, 2020    How to access ESC’s live online classes In the beginning w...

Volunteers
Whats New
We are looking for volunteers!

Posted on: January 29, 2020

Connecting With Others Never Grows Old...Come Volunteer And Meet Some New Friends!   We hav...

Messages To Members
Program Dept. Message
Wednesday at Westend Seniors Activity Centre

Posted on: April 17, 2019

Wednesday is a great day for drop in classes this spring! Billiards (we have a great group that...

Brain games
On-Line Activities
Weekly Brain Game Activity Books!

Posted on: April 27, 2020

Our friends at Eldercare have provided us with copies of their Weekly Activity Book.  This is a fun...

Community Cafe
Weekly Menu!

Posted on: March 9, 2020

Lots of good things on the menu this week!   Kitchen Cafe Menu for March 9th -13th ...

Whats New
Westend Seniors Activity Centre & Global TV’s Health Matters

Posted on: June 19, 2019

Seniors and Healthy Eating...the big issue The first week of June was Seniors Week here in Alberta....

Man Cave!
On-Line Activities
What It Is Like To Fly In An F-16 Flighter Plane

Posted on: June 4, 2020

Who of us hasn't wondered what it would be like to fly in a fighter plan.  We found this great arti...

Drop In Activities
Whats New
Widow 2 Widow Book Club

Posted on: March 10, 2020

LOVE TO READ? Come Join Us For A Monthly Book Club starting March 31st When: Last Tuesday of t...

Community Connectors
Guest Blog Posts
Widow 2 Widow Edmonton

Posted on: November 19, 2019

Are You a Widow, or Do You Have a Friend Who Recently became a Widow? The loneliness and vulnerabil...

Messages To Members
Program Dept. Message
Winter Parking Solutions Poll

Posted on: February 25, 2020

Thank you for the feedback about parking. Now the poll is closed. ...

New Program Guides
Winter Programs Guide Coming Soon

Posted on: November 15, 2019

The winter program guide is coming! The winter program guide will be available on December 2nd....

Latest News
Messages To Members
Wonderful Live Music In The Parking Lot – July 3rd

Posted on: July 6, 2020

We held our first Live Music in the Lot on Friday, July 3 and the evening couldn't have been better....

Fun Websites To Visit
On-Line Activities
World Heritage Sites On Google Earth

Posted on: March 26, 2020

Had a great plan for travelling but disrupted by the virus? Don't be sad. Come join us for a virtu...

Fun Pastimes
On-Line Activities
Writing Your Family History – Part 1 – What To Do First

Posted on: June 16, 2020

The Library and Archives Canada website has a wealth of information on Genealogy and writing your fa...

Fun Pastimes
On-Line Activities
Writing Your Family History – Part 5 – Genealogy Courses, Certification and more!

Posted on: July 14, 2020

We hope you have enjoyed our series on writing your family history!   There are so many resources,...

Fun Pastimes
On-Line Activities
Writing Your Family History – Part 2 – Choose A Strategy

Posted on: June 23, 2020

The Library and Archives Canada website has a wealth of information on Genealogy and writing your fa...

Fun Pastimes
On-Line Activities
Writing Your Family History – Part 3 – Finding Information

Posted on: June 30, 2020

We are happy to be sharing these articles on Writing Your Family History.  Remember to visit the Li...

Fun Pastimes
On-Line Activities
Writing Your Family History – Part 4 – Organizing Your Information

Posted on: July 7, 2020

We hope you have started your journey and are using the articles we are sharing to write your family...

Executive Director's Message
Latest News
WSAC 2020 Digital Annual General Meeting

Posted on: June 9, 2020

WSAC 2020 Digital Annual General Meeting  Announcement: The Board of Directors, in consideration...

Whats New
WSAC Art Instructor Featured In Edmonton Prime Time News!

Posted on: December 4, 2019

Have you ever considered taking an art class here at our centre? WSAC art instructor and profession...

Fundraising
Whats New
WSAC Backpacks

Posted on: March 2, 2020

Have you seen our new WSAC backpacks? Come to get yours! $5.00 each Available at the front desk...

"How To" Guides
Classes
Program Dept. Message
WSAC Classes & Zoom Etiquette

Posted on: April 29, 2020

WSAC CLASSES & ZOOM ETIQUETTE If you have never used Zoom before and would like some help t...

Whats New
WSAC Commercial On Global

Posted on: May 23, 2019

TV Commercial Promoting Seniors Centres Big day last week as our Executive Director Haidong Li...

Messages To Members
Program Dept. Message
WSAC Golf Group Information Meeting

Posted on: February 24, 2020

WSAC's Golf Group will be in full swing again for Spring and Summer 2020 Come join us! Course ...

Events At WSAC
Whats New
WSAC High Tea At Our Centre!

Posted on: September 29, 2019

WSAC High Tea At Our Centre! Many members of the Westend Seniors Activity Centre have requested...

Community Cafe
Community Cafe
WSAC Meal Program – Frozen Soup!

Posted on: September 2, 2020

Who doesn't enjoy a hearty soup for lunch or supper?  We have a wide variety of frozen soups that w...

Community Cafe
Community Cafe
WSAC Meal Program – Home Made Baking!

Posted on: September 2, 2020

Our Cafe team and volunteers are creating some tasty treats for you!  If you have a sweet tooth, yo...

Community Cafe
WSAC Meal Program – Our Entrees

Posted on: September 2, 2020

Our Community Cafe has done a wonderful job at creating some very tasting Entrees for us! Here is...

Whats New
WSAC Raffle – Tickets Available August 6th

Posted on: August 6, 2019

Do you need a "Stay-cation" - a vacation right here in Edmonton? Purchase a ticket for our WSAC...

Executive Director's Message
Latest News
WSAC Reopening Monday Sept 14th!

Posted on: September 3, 2020

We are so excited to be reopening our centre!  We hope you will take the time to watch our video wh...

Travel Trips
Whats New
WSAC Road Trip To River Cree Casino!

Posted on: January 2, 2020

Come join us for a road trip!   When: January 30, 2020 Itinerary: Bus pick ...

Travel Trips
Whats New
WSAC Road Trip To River Cree Casino!

Posted on: August 12, 2019

Come join us for a road trip! When: September 12, 2019 Itinerary: Bus pick up at WSAC: 10:3...

Travel Trips
Whats New
WSAC Road Trip To Touchmark Wedgewood!

Posted on: May 2, 2019

Balance: A Multidimensional System Fitness Class This 45 minute class is for anyone who has a fear ...

Outreach & Other Resources
Resources
WSAC Social Worker

Posted on: April 23, 2020

You are not alone, help is just a phone call away The Westend Seniors Activity Centre is here to he...

Fundraising
Whats New
WSAC T-shirt – Available October 28th!

Posted on: October 28, 2019

Have you bought your WSAC T-shirt yet? Now is available! Show your WSAC pride and support our t-sh...

Travel Trips
Whats New
WSAC Travel Trip – A Night At The Theatre

Posted on: January 10, 2020

The McEwan University's presentation of "Legally Blonde - The Musical" - A WSAC multi-generational ...

Travel Trips
Whats New
WSAC Travel Trip – South Edmonton’s Bountiful Farmers’ Market

Posted on: February 17, 2020

Join Us For A Trip To South Edmonton’s Bountiful Farmers' Market Join your peers to explo...

Travel Trips
Whats New
WSAC Travel Trip – The Royal Alberta Museum

Posted on: December 20, 2019

Join us for a trip to the new Royal Alberta Museum in downtown Edmonton! While at the m...

Travel Trips
Whats New
WSAC Trip – Come Join Us For A Night Of Baseball!

Posted on: May 7, 2019

Help Us Fill A Bus To The Baseball Game! Invite your friends, kids and grandkids!   WSAC Trip...

Messages To Members
Volunteers
WSAC Volunteer Stories

Posted on: April 20, 2020

This week is our volunteer appreciation week. We collect stories from volunteers to share their vol...

Drop In Activities
Whats New
Yoga “TRY IT DAYS”

Posted on: May 27, 2019

We have all heard that Yoga is good for us Here are some reasons you may not know!   PERFEC...

Whats New
Yoga “Try It Days” – Come See Why Yoga Should Be Part Of Your Fitness Routine!

Posted on: August 14, 2019

We have all heard that Yoga is good for us!  Come join us for our Yoga "Try It Days" and see how wo...

Classes
Wellness classes
Youtube – Wellness And Mindfullness Classes online

Posted on: April 3, 2020

For many of us, anxiety and stress levels have been high with the onset of the Corona virus.  Add s...

Classes
Fitness Classes
Latest News
YOUTUBE – ZUMBA Gold Chair Classes

Posted on: April 29, 2020

Zumba Classes! Free and Can Be Accessed Anytime Come join Certified Zuma instructor Bella, from the...

Classes
Yoga
Youtube Series – Beginner Yoga With Marthe Murphy

Posted on: April 14, 2020

Enjoy these gentle explorations using a fusion of yogic education and therapeutic movement. Disco...

Classes
Yoga
Youtube Series – Structural Yoga With Marthe Murphy

Posted on: April 15, 2020

Structural Yoga - Instructor Marthe Murphy Experience the part of you that is straight, strong,...

Classes
Yoga
YOUTUBE- Gentle Yoga Classes Online

Posted on: April 1, 2020

We know our seniors are missing their Yoga classes so we have gone online to find some for you! &...

Interesting Reading
Nutrition
YUMMY SOUPS!

Posted on: March 28, 2020

Need to stay home? These simple recipes are great for easy soups that'll please everyone in the ho...

Classes
Program Dept. Message
Zoom Live Classes Registration Process

Posted on: April 11, 2020

Miss your classes in the centre? Now we are offering the live classes about yoga, fitness, multilan...

"How To" Guides
How To Use ZOOM
Zoom Q & A

Posted on: April 17, 2020

We made a step by step instruction for how to download and use Zoom to join a meeting or a live clas...

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Dance & Music
Zumba Live Class

Posted on: June 26, 2020

Starting from July 1 Zumba Live Class - Gold Standing - Instructed by Bella Saturdays 10:00 am - 1...


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