Silver Threads Programs

Classes, workshops & events geared to our Senior Citizen population 55+ in and around our community. (ARCA membership or Silver Threads card required*)


*Al Ritchie Community MEMBERSHIP is $7/household
(Sept 1 -Mar 31) for Al Ritchie residents (members).  The ARCA membeship allows you to attend and vote at our AGM, participate in all of our events, services & programs we offer at ARCA. 

*Silver Threads Card is $10 (Sept 1 - Mar 31) for those living out of area (non-members)

Silver Threads Programs
TRIVIA & TOPICS to talk
Get your brain moving while we discuss real topics of interest, riddles, brain teasers and games.
ARCA - Wellness Centre
Drop in - check calendar
Silver Threads Programs
CHAIR YOGA
Not just about movement, stretching and poses from the chair; its about the mind too. Join us for 1 hr.
Core Ritchie Neighbourhood Centre Gym
Drop in - Fridays 12:30 - 1:30pm
Registration required
$28 for Fall 2019 or $2 drop in fee
Silver Threads Programs
CRAFT To GIVE BACK
2 hours of crafting fun 2x a month. Join our adventure as we craft and then give away to those in need. Coffee on us too.
Core-Ritchie Neighbourhood Centre - Meeting Room 3
Drop in - alternating Mondays
Silver Threads Programs
PAINTING WITH INO
Learn how to paint a beautiful picture.  Inocencia, our talented in-house staff, makes it easy!
ARCA - Wellness Centre
Registration required
$6 per class
Silver Threads Programs
VOLUNTEER PREP & BAKE
We are always looking for amazing helpers to lend a hand in the kitchen!  Help our staff prep & bake homemade nutritious snacks for our programs.
ARCA - Wellness Centre
Drop in - check calendar
Silver Threads Programs
MUSIC AND MOVEMENT
Shake the instruments and your body as we find the rhythm.
ARCA - Wellness Centre
Drop in - check calendar
Silver Threads Programs
POTLUCK LUNCHEON
2nd Tuesday of every month we host a fellowship luncheon.  We provide the Entree you bring a side dish.  Join us at 12pm.
Core Ritchie Gym
pre-register with a Care Bear or call ARCA
Silver Threads Programs
DAY TRIPS
From time to time we host day trips to other events or facilities within the city or surrounding towns. Small cost may be involved.
Registration required.
Watch upcoming calendars for dates!
Silver Threads Programs
COOK & EAT
We cook it and then we sit down to eat it together! Once a month come for nutrition, safety & companionship.
Registration required
$6 per class
Silver Threads Programs
EXERCISE
Get movin’ with our certified fitness instructor Naomi. Balls, bands, light weights and movement both standing + in chair. Followed by coffee & chat.
Core Ritchie Gym
Drop in - Wed 12:30 - 2:15pm
Registration required
$28 for Fall 2019 or $2 drop in fee
Silver Threads Programs


Silver Threads 55 Programs
Silver Threads 55 Programs
Silver Threads 55 Programs