We are committed to sharing the most up-to-date information on COVID-19 with seniors and our community partners. We update this website, Facebook Page, Twitter, and phone line regularly. Don't forget to join our Weekly E-newsletter List (link below) for the latest news and updates in your inbox.
New! COVID-19 update: The provincial government declared a public state of emergency on Sept 15, 2021. MWSA has already been participating in the newly announced Government of Alberta's "Restrictions Exemption Program." We will continue with our current COVID-19 Policy of asking all MWSA staff, volunteers, members, and guests for proof of double vaccination. To clarify:
Masks will continue to be mandatory at the centre, except when eating/drinking. Masks are optional during fitness programs, jammers, pickleball, badminton, and floor curling.
We will NOT accept visitors who only have one dose of COVID-19 vaccine. At the time of entry, all visitors must provide proof of vaccination, dated at least 14 days before visiting MWSA.
We will NOT accept proof of negative COVID-19 test results.
We will NOT accept medical exemptions
The 2nd Floor Cafe will remain open for dine-in and takeout.
Members who already have had their vaccination statuses updated will only need to fob in at the Front Desk, i.e scan their card (plastic card with barcode) at the computer station, and not required to bring in their proof each time they visit MWSA
Non-members will need to bring their proof of vaccination each and every time they visit MWSA.
Starting Friday, September 3, 2021, the City of Edmonton has made wearing a mask or face covering mandatory in all indoor public places in Edmonton. All members and guests will be required to wear a face masks at all times at the centre, except when you are eating/drinking, and/or exercising. If you have any health concerns, please stay home and participate in our online programming. Thank you for your cooperation. For more info, visit the City of Edmonton website.
The health and safety of the members and guests are a top priority. Please stay home (and isolate yourself) if you are sick or have any COVID-19 symptoms. We encourage everyone to get vaccinated, if you haven't done so already. Let's all do our part in keeping each other safe.
FACE MASKS: Mandatory, as of Sept 1, 2021. Face masks can be removed when eating/drinking, or during exercise classes.
SCREENING: All guests to complete the Alberta Health COVID-19 Screening questionnaire
HAND HYGIENE: Please wash your hands often, and use the hand sanitizer available throughout the centre, including the Front entrance, Front Desk, lounge areas, program rooms, gym and café
ONLINE CLASSES: We will continue offering classes online. If members feel comfortable coming for in-person programs, we will provide a safe and enjoyable environment to do so.
IN-PERSON DINING. In the café, for the safety of the dine-in customers and volunteers, we are taking extra precautions to minimize the handling of silverware and condiments, etc.; frequent cleaning of tables, and more
IN-PERSON PROGRAMS: Masks can be removed when exercising. We ask that you wear a mask for other programs.
MWSA's lunch and cinnamon buns to-go service, and online programming are ongoing. MWSA's Outreach (780-720-6213) and Home Support services remain available during regular office hours. If you have any questions, concerns, or need to speak to a staff member, please call our Main Line (780-496-2997), Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m-4:30 p.m. The health and safety of our volunteers, members, staff, and instructors remain a top priority.
Please continue to check our website regularly, and follow all health regulations.
Mental Health: Confidential supports are available to help with mental health concerns. The Mental Health Help Line 1-877-303-2642 and the Addiction Help Line at 1-866-332-2322 are available between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m., seven days a week.
COVID-19 Risk Assessment Tool A tool to assess your chances of getting COVID-19, under different circumstances, i,e indoors/outdoors, size of gathering, health conditions of you and others, activity etc...
New! MWSA will be closed Sept 30, 2021 for National Truth & Reconciliation Day.
All programs will be cancelled and the cafe will be closed. This will be a time for MWSA staff, volunteers, members and guests to self-reflect on Canada's history with the residential schools. Learn more:
If you are in a crisis or distress, you can call the 24/7 Distress Line: 780-482-4357.
About the Mill Woods Seniors Association
MWSA enhances the quality of life of seniors in Mill Woods and surrounding communities by providing programs and services that meet their recreational, social, health, physical, intellectual, and emotional needs
MWSA is a welcoming centre that meets the recreational, educational, and social needs of seniors in our community.
MWSA is a non-profit, charitable association formed in 2007. We can operate as an independent seniors association through grants, membership fees, registered program and drop-in fees, donations, and general fundraising. We rely on our generous and dedicated volunteers who support our efforts every step of the way.
2nd Floor, 2610 Hewes Way NW
(Same building as the Mill Woods Edmonton Public Library)