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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

Monday Yarn Crafters 1:30 to 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 to 12:00 pm

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

November 29 – Meditation and mindfulness. Learn about the many physiological and psychological benefits of meditation practice, and the differences between mantra and mindfulness meditation practices. Presented by City of Mississauga Fitness City of Mississauga logo

Join us on November 29 with your computer or tablet

December 6 – Plug ‘n Drive electric cars. Learn about the environmental and economic benefits of EVs, home and public charging, the latest trends, and what Canada needs to do to be a leader. Presented by Plug ‘n Drive

Join us on December 6 with your computer or tablet

December 13 – Art with Jennifer. Jennifer will take you through a step-by-step how-to art project. Presented by the Art Gallery of Mississauga Art Gallery of Mississauga

Join us on December 13 with your computer or tablet

December 20 – Beavers. Join The Riverwood Conservancy to learn about the natural and human history of beavers. Known to be ‘ecosystem engineers’, for having the ability to change an ecosystem to benefit their needs. Presented by The Riverwood Conservancy

Join us on December 20 with your computer or tablet

December 27 – No programs

Join us on January 3, 2023, for new programs

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 to 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.

November 30 – Chair Yoga

December 7 – Chair Yoga

December 14 – Stretch and strength

December 21 – Drum fit

December 28 – No programs

Join us on January 3, 2023, for new programs

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 to 12:00 pm

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

November 24 – Pelvic floor health. Strong and healthy pelvic floor muscles support the bladder, bowel, and uterus and prevent incontinence of the bladder and bowel. Learn how to strengthen and maintain your pelvic floor to avoid those pesky leaks. Presented by the City of Mississauga City of Mississauga logo

Join us on November 24 with your computer or tablet

December 1 – Bone health 101: what you need to know about your bone health. Did you know at least 1 in 3 women and 1 in 5 men will suffer from an Osteoporotic fracture in their life? Learn how to reduce your risk of fracture. Presented by the Centre for Bone and Muscle Health

Join us on December 1 with your computer or tablet

December 8 – Art talk with Philip Cote. Canadian Indigenous Artist Philip Coté will show and discuss his artworks. Presented by Art Gallery of Mississauga Art Gallery of Mississauga

Join us on December 8 with your computer or tablet

December 15 – Mississauga animal services. Our own Animal Services team will discuss what a day looks like for them. Presented by the City of Mississauga City of Mississauga logo

Join us on December 15 with your computer or tablet

December 22 – Holiday celebrations around the world. Have your eggnog or hot chocolate ready. We are going on a quick trip around the world to celebrate the holidays. We will present various holiday traditions around the world. Do you have a tradition? All are welcome to share. Presented by the City of Mississauga City of Mississauga logo

Join us on December 22 with your computer or tablet

December 29 – No programs

Join us on January 3, 2023, for new programs

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 to 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.

November 25 – Drum fit

December 2 – Zumba gold

December 9 –  Walk fit

December 16 – Core and balance

December 23 – Holiday dance party

December 30 – No programs

Join us on January 3, 2023, for new programs

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.