The Seniors Active Living Centre is open Monday to Friday, 9 am to 3 pm. Please note you must pre-register for all programs.

Interested in joining The Men's Shed?The Men's Shed is an independent organization - find out more on their website here. TRANSPORTATION SERVICES FROM ARNPRIOR BRAESIDE MCNAB SENIORS AT HOME PROGRAM INC. For the reasonable cost of $6.00 each way, you can have personalized one-to-one pick up and drop off within Arnprior and Braeside (must be in-town). New clients receive their first ride free! The Seniors at Home provides trained, caring, compassionate, courteous drivers and will ensure you safely arrive at your destination and back home again. They offer a door-to-door service, help with groceries, bags and a walker.

SALC partners with Seniors at Home to offer ½ price transportation services to SALC programs and events using a pre-paid pass card ONLY available through the SALC.

Have a medical appointment outside Arnprior? Drivers will provide personal one-to-one assistance to you. Rates for out-of-town rides are 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”

2023/24 Memberships: We are now taking renewals for the memberships covering April 2023 to March 31, 2024.
The membership fee for 2023/24:
Yearly - $40.00 + HST = $45.20
Membership entitles you to participate in organized programs or drop-in activities at any time the SALC is open. The Centre provides a place for social, educational and recreational programs.

Interested in joining The Men's Shed? Download a copy of The Men's Shed membership form here. 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
  • Bridge
  • Ukulele
  • Deal 'em up
  • Jam sessions
  • Shuffleboard
  • Book club
  • Tech times
  • Community Gardens
  • Arts and crafts
  • Bus Trips
  • Discounts at local businesses
  • OACAO workshops
  • The Men's Shed opportunities
  • Special event activities
  • Pick-up and drop-off to programs
  • See our calendar here for information on what we offer and when.

    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.
    Chair Yoga, Mat Yoga, Yogalates, 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 completed 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.


    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 p.m., Monday to Friday.

    Men's Shed, 328 Nieman Drive, McNab/Braeside
    The Shed is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays.

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

    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 helps make 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 a member of the SALC Team at 613-296-1906 or [email protected]

    Volunteer Forms

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

    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

  • SALC Coordinator: Dana McCabe
  • Ken Waterhouse, SALC Advisory Committee Chair/SALC Member Rep
  • Graeme Ivory, Director of Recreation, Town of Arnprior
  • Terry Dawson, Rotary Club Representative
  • Janice Dunn, VP, Long-Term Care, Senior Living and Community Services, ARH
  • Mickie Mackie, Men's Shed Rep
  • Chris Toner, Councillor, Town of Arnprior, and Optimist Club Rep
  • Bob Campbell, Councillor, McNab/Braeside
  • Dana McCabe, Coordinator
    Phone: 613-296-1906
    E-mail: [email protected]