International Day of Older Persons

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Seniors Event

Yukon seniors 55 years and older are invited to participate in a variety of free activities at the Canada Games Centre on Thursday, October 1 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.

There will be information booths, draw prizes and games sponsored by the City of Whitehorse, Canadian Mental Health Association, Recreation and Parks Association of the Yukon (RPAY), ElderActive Recreation Association (ERA) and the Family Literacy Centre.

Seniors can pre-register for activities online at whitehorse.ca/PLAY. For questions on registering, please contact the Special Events Coordinator at 867-335-9478.

COVID-19 guidelines will be in effect.

Free Drop-in Activities (no registration required):

Pickle Ball (Flexihall):

  • 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Bocce (Fieldhouse):

  • 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Aquafit (Aquatics Centre):

  • 1:10 pm

Free Pre-registered Activities:

Tai Chi with Pam Boyd (Fieldhouse):

  • 9:15 am – 10:00 am (Course ID 8180)

Tai Chi with Pam Boyd (Wellness Studio):

  • 10:15 am – 11:00 am (Course ID 8500)
  • 11:15 am – 12:00 pm (Course ID 8501)

Chair Yoga + Mindfulness Practice with Bonnie MacDonald (Wellness Studio):

  • 2:30pm – 3:10pm (Course ID 8512)
  • 3:20pm – 4:00pm (Course ID 8513)

Make Your Own COVID Mask (Fieldhouse):

  • 11:15 am – 12:00 pm (Course ID 8762)
  • 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm (Course ID 8764)
  • 2:15 pm – 3:00 pm (Course ID 8765)
  • 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm (Course ID 8766)

Art Therapy with Genevieve Gagnon (Meeting Room):

  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (Course ID 8516)
  • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm (Course ID 8517)
  • 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm (Course ID 8518)

Community Drum Circle with Lonnie Powell (Flexihall):

  • 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm (Course ID 8502)
  • 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm (Course ID 8503)
  • 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm (Course ID 8505)

Beginner Nordic Walking with Jan Downing (Outdoor Plaza):

  • 10:00 am – 11:00 am (Course ID 8498)
  • 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm (Course ID 8499)