The Seniors Active Living Centre (SALC)

Salc calendar
The Seniors Active Living Centre is open with distancing measures in place. Masks must be worn when inside the facility.

Please note you must pre-register for all programs. As a safety precaution, we cannot accommodate drop-ins at this time.

We continue to offer members access to virtual programming through Seniors Centre Without Walls. Please find the calendar here.

The Men's Shed is now open with COVID-19 safety measures in place! Download a copy of the Men's Shed membership form here .

TRANSPORTATION SERVICES FROM SENIORS AT HOME -For the reasonable cost of $6.00 each way, you can have personalized one-to-one pick up and drop off to anywhere in Arnprior and Braeside. Book 9 trips and your 10th trip is FREE! The Seniors at Home provide trained, caring, compassionate, courteous drivers and will ensure you safely arrive at your destination and back home again – they will walk you from door to door, even help you with groceries, bags, walker or assist you to ensure you arrive safely, where you need to be. Their service is not done! Until December 31, 2019, New Clients receive their first ride for free!

SALC partners with Seniors at Home to offer ½ price transportation services to any SALC Programs and events, so be sure to mention this when you book your ride.

Have a medical appointment outside Arnprior? Drivers will provide personal one-to-one assistance to you, rates for out-of-town rides are also available, upon request. Specialized Wheel Chair transportation is also available. Whether you are no longer able to or comfortable driving yourself, or you just prefer the ease and security of a transportation service, give Seniors at Home a call, (613) 623-7981. “Making your life easier”

SALC Newsletter - The SALC Newsletter is seeking volunteers to help with ideas, writing and layout for the upcoming issue. If you're interested, please contact Kyle Fraser at [email protected]
2021/22 Memberships: We are now taking renewals for the memberships covering April 2021 to March 2022.
The membership fees for 2021/22 are as follows:
Yearly - $35.00 + HST = $39.55
6 months - $25.00 + HST = $28.25
3 months - $15.00 + HST = $16.95

These new rates will also allow us to accept new members at any time of our operating year.

Membership entitles you to participate in organized programs or drop-in activities at any time that the SALC is open. The Centre provides a place for social, educational and recreational programs.

Note that there is an additional membership form and monthly fee for the Men's Shed.

Benefits of membership

  • Mat and chair yoga
  • Swimming
  • Carpet bowling
  • Guest speakers
  • Pickleball
  • Camera Club
  • Walking club
  • Bridge
  • Ukulele
  • Deal 'em up
  • Jam sessions
  • Shuffleboard
  • Book club
  • Tech times
  • Community gardens
  • Arts and crafts
  • Special rates on bus trips
  • Discounts at local businesses
  • OACAO workshops
  • The Men's Shed opportunities
  • Reduced rates on programs
  • Special event activities
  • Pick-up and drop-off to programs
  • See our calendar for information on what we offer and when.

    Read the Bus Trip Memo here.

    Program ideas?

    We welcome suggestions for new programs! Do you have an idea for a program or activity at the SALC? Are you interested in leading a program activity at the SALC? Please let us know.
    Pilates- Denise Weise discovered yoga in 2007, and included Pilates into the mix in 2011. She received her certified Pilate’s teacher training in classic Mat work in 2015 along with her yoga teacher training YTT200 certificate, and has been teaching yoga and Pilates since. She is completing her YTT500 ( yoga) certification in December 2020, and continues to upgrade her Pilates knowledge and skills through semi-private Pilates work with her advanced Pilates trainer. Before moving to Arnprior Denise ran a successful studio in Whitby with her sister offering Pilates and yoga to local students. Denise’s purpose in teaching is providing a safe, secure and fun environment for everyone joining her classes.

    Locations

    SALC programming is offered in several locations across our community.

    77B Madawaska St., Arnprior (side entrance)
    The Centre is open from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday to Friday and on occasional evenings and weekends for special events.

    John A. Gillies Recreation Centre, 138 Sarah St., Braeside

    Men's Shed, 328 Nieman Drive, McNab/Braeside
    The Shed is open from 8am to 4pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays

    Coming soon: Murray Yantha Community Centre, 2473 Russett Dr, Arnprior

    Transportation to the SALC is available through the Arnprior-Braeside-McNab Seniors at Home Program.
    Phone: 613-623-7981
    E-mail: [email protected]

    Become a Volunteer

    Volunteering with the SALC has many benefits, including new community connections, friendships, and development of skills and knowledge. We appreciate your help whether it's one hour per week, once a month , or for special events. Every level of effort help makes a difference!

    Description of Volunteer Positions

    SALC Volunteer Requirements:

    1. SALC Volunteer Application
    2. Volunteer Sector/Criminal Record Check
    3. Meet with Volunteer Coordinator
    4. Volunteer Orientation Training

    If you're interested in volunteering, please contact Donna Leroux, Volunteer Coordinator, at 613-296-1906 or [email protected]

    Volunteer Forms

    Volunteer Application Onboarding Instructions Dec2018
    Volunteer Application Form Dec2018
    Confidentiality Agreement Sept 18 2013
    CodeofConductRevisedOct2015

    Our Vision

    Together, as a community, to create an environment that enables seniors to remain independent, active, healthy and socially engaged

    Our Mission

    To provide programs and services to promote the physical, emotional and social well-being of seniors

    Our Core Values

    Community engagement and commitment supported by teamwork and exceptional program delivery for seniors

    SALC Advisory Committee

  • Dana McCabe
  • Mary Anne Harrison, Community Member Representative
  • Chris Toner, Town Councillor, Town of Arnprior
  • Janice Marks, VP, People and Community Programs, ARH
  • Judy Cobus, Manager of Community Programs, ARH
  • Graeme Ivory, Manager of Recreation, Town of Arnprior
  • Darrel O’Shaughnessy, Chair, Arnprior Seniors Council
  • Geoff Patterson, Recreation Director, Township of McNab-/Braeside
  • Tom Peckett, Mayor, Township of McNab/Braeside
  • Ken Waterhouse, Community Member Representative


  • SALC Coordinator: Dana McCabe
    Dana McCabe, Coordinator
    Phone:
    613-296-1906 E-mail: [email protected]
    Website: www.arnpriorregionalhealth.ca/salc

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