Here are some ideas to keep you busy this fall
York West Active Living Centre (YWALC) is a community based resource centre for persons 55 years of age and older residing in the City of Toronto. YWALC’s mission is to promote, encourage and support healthy, independent living through a wide range of health and wellness programs, educational workshops and multicultural activities.
YWALC understands the importance of an active, healthy lifestyle and therefore we strive to maintain a wide range of leisure, fitness, educational, health and wellness programs that work for our members. Our membership and activities reflect the diverse population of our community and we enthusiastically accept the challenge of bringing forward new and exciting programs to meet the needs of all our members
Our Centre is a member based organization with governance provided by a twelve member Board of Directors, all of whom are volunteers of the Centre.
YWALC is currently looking to fill one vacant position with the skillset of Corporate Sponsorship/Relationships.
The term would begin October 2023 and end October, 2025 at which time there is potential for re-election for an additional two year term.
We ask all interested applicants to complete the PDF form and send a current CV to firstname.lastname@example.org on or before September 29, 2023. For additional information or inquires please visit our website at www.ywalc.ca or email us at email@example.com.
York West Active Living Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Applicants need to make their request for accommodation known when contacted.
- Coffee, Tea and pastries available all day (while supplies last)
- Tour the Centre and get the lowdown from our knowledgeable staff and YWALC ambassadors
- Check out our new workout room
- All guests who would like to try a fitness class or the workout room are required to sign a guest waiver and should come appropriately attired
In-person registration 8:30 am to 1:00 pm
Body Boot Camp/Modified 9:00 am
A high intensity full body workout that focuses on core stability, muscle strengthening, balance and flexibility. Modified if required. This workout is the next step up for anyone aiming to increase their fitness level.
Watercolour Painting 9:30 am
Learn how to paint within a friendly, relaxed setting. You will be taught basic painting and drawing techniques; brush strokes and enjoy the satisfaction of a completed project.
Drum Fitness 11:00 am
This class utilizes movement and rhythm with sticks and resistance balls. Sit or stand, this class delivers real cardio and toning at the same time.
Craft Club Social 12:30 pm
Bring your knitting project and enjoy the afternoon in the company of women.
Zumba Gold 1:00 pm
Zumba Gold is a modified Zumba class for active older adults that recreates the original moves you love at a lower-intensity. The design of the class introduces easy-to-follow Zumba choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion and coordination.
Social Bridge 1:30 pm
Social bridge is suitable for the experienced bridge player. This card group is open to anyone who would like to come out and enjoy an afternoon of cards. No partner necessary.
It’s been a great week, thank you everyone for joining us!