A heat warning has been issued for the City of Mississauga starting Saturday, June 25.  Stay cool at one of our 7 outdoor swimming pools & 32 spray pad locations throughout the City.

Sauga connections for older adults

You’re invited to join us for a variety of activities through your computer, tablet, or phone! Everyone is welcome to join in on the fun and connect with familiar friends or make new ones.  Each activity and fitness class are offered on a weekly basis (see full list below).

All of our events are free, and we will never ask you for your credit card information. If you are asked to provide a credit card, it is not a legitimate City of Mississauga event.

Weekly activities for older adults

Stay Active, Connected, and Safe is this year’s theme for Seniors Month, and at the City of Mississauga, we’re excited to bring you a variety of events and activities to help keep Mississauga healthy, active and engaged community.

New for June: Introduction to Conversational French [Virtual]
An opportunity to work on your French language skills in the group setting. Sessions are one hour and include a lesson followed by games and discussion. Mondays at 10 a.m. See more information below in the Monday introduction to conversational French tab.

The Zombies featuring Altameda [In-person]
Iconic British psychedelic pop legends The Zombies have returned to celebrate their long-awaited Induction into The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Fittingly, the Induction Ceremony took place exactly 50 years to the day after The Zombies’ classic “Time of the Season” first hit #1 on the charts in America.
Wednesday, June 22 at 8 p.m.
Living Arts Centre – Hammerson Hall
Prices: $60 – $90
Tickets: livingartscentre.ca/theatre-performances/the-zombies

Mississauga Symphony OrchestraOrchestral Fireworks: A 50th Anniversary Celebration  [In-person]
The bombastic finale to our 50th anniversary concert season! Highlights include the finale from Respighi’s Pines of Rome, Handel’s Music for the Royal Fireworks and Haydn’s Fire Symphony.
Saturday, June 4 at 8 p.m.
Living Arts Centre – Hammerson Hall
Prices: $45 – $75 (Discounts available for seniors)
Tickets: livingartscentre.ca/theatre-performances/orchestral-fireworks-50th-anniversary

Music & Mingle [In-person]
Celebrate Seniors Month with performers Alison Melville and Colin Savage from Chamber Music. Join us for a performance and then mingle with the musicians along with your neighbours. We are grateful to the Music Performance Trust Fund for their support of these events.

Woodlands Library – Saturday, June 11 at 10:30 a.m.
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Meadowvale Library – Saturday, June 18 at 10:30 a.m.
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Port Credit Memorial Pop Up Library – Tuesday, June 28 at 10:30 am
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Mississauga Memories [Online & In-Person]
Celebrate Seniors Month and meet new people in your community! Learn about local topics and engage in discussion with new & old friends. Join an online session or attend in-person at one of the locations below:

Burnhamthorpe Library – Friday, June 10 at 2:00 p.m.
Register

Clarkson Library – Wednesday, June 1, 2022, at 11:00 a.m.
Register

Cooksville Library – Saturday, June 4, 2022, at 10:00 a.m.
Register

Lakeview Library – Thursday, June 2, 2022, at 7:00 p.m.
Register

Lorne Park Library – Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at 10:00 a.m.
Register

South Common Library – Friday, June 17, 2022, at 10:30 a.m.
Register

Streetsville Library – Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at 11:00 a.m.
Register

Online Money 101: Living Well on Retirement Income
Learn ways to increase income, reduce expenses and live on a retirement income without having to rely on credit to get by. Presented by Credit Counselling Society.
Thursday, June 23, 2022, at 11:00 a.m.
Register

 

The City has several community centres that offer older adult recreational programs and activities including Erin Meadows Community Centre, Churchill Meadows Library and Older Adult Centre, Frank McKechnie Community Centre, Mississauga Seniors’ Centre, Mississauga Valley Community Centre.

Throughout June, older adults can sign up to join fitness workouts and wellness classes such as:

  • Low and Tone Cardio
  • Gentle Pilates
  • Drumming Fit
  • Gentle Yoga
  • Community Walks

Registration for programs is available through ActiveMississauga.ca

Introduction to conversational French 10:00 – 11:00 am

An opportunity to work on your French language skills in the group setting. Includes 30 minutes of lessons followed by 30 minutes of games and discussion.  Jordan is a second-language French speaker who travels to Québec often throughout the year to continually immerse himself in the culture. He hosts a French-language podcast and will be touring France on à velo this summer!

June 27 – Intro to conversational French 4

Join us on June 27 with your computer or tablet

Monday Yarn Crafters 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Join us for some time to connect and show off your current projects or start a new one. We would love to see and chat with you. Even if you don’t have a project on the go.

Join us with your computer or tablet

Phone-in details:

1-647-484-1596
when prompted, use meeting number 160 074 3306

All of our events are free, and we will never ask you for your credit card information. If you are asked to provide a credit card, it is not a legitimate City of Mississauga event.

Tuesday Coffee Talk 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Bring your favourite cup of coffee or tea and let’s chat. Each week we have a special guest joining us.

June 21 – Art tea with Jennifer: Francoise Sullivan. Jennifer will discuss artist Françoise Sullivan for Seniors Month. Sullivan has had an extraordinary career as an artist and dancer and was a member of the Automatists group in Montreal during the 1940s. Today at 96 years old she continues to paint and inspire contemporary artists | Presented by Art Gallery of Mississauga Art Gallery of Mississauga

Join us on June 21 with your computer or tablet

June 28 – Ruby-Throated Hummingbird. Join the Riverwood Conservancy to talk about some tiny migrators. Learn about their favourite plants, their behaviours, and how to attract them to your backyard | Presented by Riverwood Conservancy

Join us on June 28 with your computer or tablet

Phone-in details:

1-647-484-1596
when prompted, use meeting number 160 084 8145

All of our events are free, and we will never ask you for your credit card information. If you are asked to provide a credit card, it is not a legitimate City of Mississauga event.

Wednesday Fit Break 10:30 am – 11:10 am

Join our certified fitness instructors for a variety of fun, fitness classes for all levels. No fitness equipment is required, but we will be making use of the things you have at home.

June 22 – Strength and stretch

June 29 – Walk fit

Join us with this Zoom link

Equipment to have on hand: soup cans, books, or other items to add weight (or light dumbbells if you have them), a medium-sized towel (3 ft long), a facecloth, a chair, and water.

All of our events are free, and we will never ask you for your credit card information. If you are asked to provide a credit card, it is not a legitimate City of Mississauga event.

Please be advised that by clicking the link you will be leaving the City of Mississauga Recreation website and launching the Zoom registration page

Thursday Hot Topics 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Each week we will present a new topic of interest. Each guest speaker will discuss the topics that matter.

June 23 – Money 101: living well on retirement income. Learn ways to increase income, reduce expenses and live on a retirement income without having to rely on credit to get by | Presented by Credit Counselling Society in cooperation with the Mississauga Library City of Mississauga logo

Join us on June 23 with your computer or tablet

June 30 – Mississauga memories: food and cooking in Mississauga. Celebrate Seniors Month and meet new people in your community! Learn about local topics and engage in discussion with new & old friends | Presented by Mississauga Library City of Mississauga logo

Join us on June 30 with your computer or tablet

Phone-in details:

1-647-484-1596

when prompted, use meeting number 160 478 9027

All of our events are free, and we will never ask you for your credit card information. If you are asked to provide a credit card, it is not a legitimate City of Mississauga event.

Friday Fit Break 1:00 pm – 1:40 pm

Join our certified fitness instructors for a variety of fun, fitness classes for all levels. No fitness equipment is required, but we will be making use of the things you have at home.

June 24 – Drum fit

Join us on Zoom with your computer or tablet 

Equipment to have on hand: soup cans, books, or other items to add weight (or light dumbbells if you have them), a medium-sized towel (3 ft long), a facecloth, a chair, and water.

All of our events are free, and we will never ask you for your credit card information. If you are asked to provide a credit card, it is not a legitimate City of Mississauga event.

Please be advised that by clicking the link you will be leaving the City of Mississauga Recreation website and launching the Zoom registration page

All virtual sessions open 5 minutes before the designated start time. If you require support to either join by computer or by phone, we will be available up to one hour before the program start time to help walk you through the process.

Contact:

Jackie Ellicott at 905-615-4810 ext. 2652 jackie.ellicott@mississauga.ca

How to join a WebEx activity

How to join a Zoom activity

IMPORTANT PRIVACY & SECURITY ADVISORY:

Participants in this course are advised that this course will take place ENTIRELY ONLINE using a third-party video chatting solution called Cisco WebEx Meetings. This means that, in order to participate in the class, you will be required to download and configure the Cisco WebEx Meetings application for use on your home computer (Windows or Mac OS X), tablet (iOS or Android) or smartphone (iOS or Android).

Participants are cautioned that, by their nature, video-chatting solutions utilize the camera and microphone on their devices and that they should act accordingly. Before using WebEx Meetings, or any similar application, please ensure that your camera and microphone are functional and that they are turned OFF.

Activating your microphone or camera is entirely your choice and is not a requirement to participate in the course. However, you may not get a full experience without at least a microphone.

Be aware that it is possible that, although the City will not record the session, there is a risk that other participants (or Cisco, the WebEx Meetings solution provider) might record your voice or camera unbeknownst to you. This vendor is located in the United States and your data may end up in that jurisdiction.

Lastly, be advised that, when you are using Cisco WebEx Meetings or any other third-party application, you are agreeing to that vendor’s terms & conditions and to their privacy policy.  Please consult https://www.cisco.com/c/en_ca/about/legal/privacy-full.html for further details. If any of the above is a concern to you, you are advised to register for an in-person course when these return in the coming months.