Wednesday, November 24 from 10:00 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. River Cree Casino Outing. Cost: $10 MWSA Member/ $15 NM
Friday, November 26 from 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. Canadian Anti-Fraud Prevention Presentation. Cost: FREE for Members
Monday, November 29 from 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. Wellness Monday session on Green Sleeve Presentation. Important presentation on how to prepare for a medical emergency. Cost: $3 M/$5 NM
NEW!!Card Makers Drop-In Sessions, Thursdays afternoons, 12:30 p.m-2:00 p.m., starting Thursday, November 25th at 12:30- 2:00 pm. This will be an ongoing Drop-in program for Members/ Non-members who might be interested to make beautiful, handcrafted cards. There will be one Program Lead from the Card Making Club to guide participants. Registration is required at Front Desk to sign up for the activity. A supply list will be provided on the first Introduction Day (participants will bring their own supplies). Cost: $3M/ $5 NM.
Tuesday November 30, 2021 1:00 p.m.- 2:30 p.m. The Game of Aging Workshop. Cost: $10 M/ $15 NM
New Art Workshop Added! One-day art Workshop on Dec 8, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. PAINT WITH COFFEE (click on link for more details)
NEW!! “Nia with Laurie” Free In-person Demo! On Thursday, December 9, 2021, from 12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m. The Nia Technique is a barefoot fitness class that combines simple dance moves with martial arts and healing arts to provide a total body workout that includes your mind, emotions, and spirit. Nia is based on the idea that exercise should feel good - inside and out!
New! MWSA Book Club Updates: Book selection announced!"Firefly Lane" by Kristen Hannah is the book selected for the December 14th MWSA Book Club Meeting at 11:00 a.m.
If the participants of cancelled classes would like to switch to other classes, then please call Shalini: 780-508-9252, or email: email@example.com. Or else the credit will be transferred to their file for future use. Thank you everyone for registering and supporting us.
Note: If you have program credit in your file, please call 780-496-2997 to register for the programs
Set up/Take-Down Responsibility. Activity participants are responsible for room setup and takedown.
Be on time/Leave on time. All participants should take note of their class start and end times. Come a bit early to the centre, as to not be late for your programs, and leave the room by end of scheduled times, so that all programs can start on time. All Clubs (non-instructor-led classes) should include takedown time in your scheduled time slot, i.e if a class ends at 11:30 am, all participants need to vacate the room, and put away all equipment by 11:30 am.
Keep MWSA Clean. Please wear clean, indoor shoes to keep the floors clean for all participants.
Clean Everything After Use. Please use the disposable sanitizing wipes available in each of the program rooms to wipe down the chairs/tables and equipment after use.
Leave Rooms Clean & Empty After Use. Please put all equipment and supplies back into the storage rooms, i.e sports participants, put nets and posts back into the storage. Fun Floor Curling/League: Please make sure the chairs/equipment are removed after use and put away accordingly.
Thank you all for your cooperation.
How to Register for MWSA Programs Online (MyActiveCenter)
New User - At the very top, select the green button “New Users” to create and activate a new account.
Fill in your information: • Key Tag Number: is found on the back of your key tag. • Home Phone Number: is the number you used to register for your membership. • Email Address: Use your primary email address. • Password: Set your own password. Don’t forget to remember it for next time! • Click continue.
Existing User – At the very top, select “Sign In” and log in with the same email and password you used last time.
3. Search for “Mill Woods Seniors ” in the search bar.
Select “Mill Woods Seniors Association” from the search results.
4. Once you have successfully created an account or logged in, all available classes will be listed in alphabetical order. Select the class you wish to register for by clicking the name of the program.
5. Scroll down to the calendar. Select one of the days listed. If it is a series, confirm you wish to enroll in all classes by hitting continue (this step will not appear if it is a one-time class).
6. Scroll above the calendar to a grey box to review and confirm the dates you have selected, hit the green “Register” button.
7. One final pop-up will appear to confirm your registration dates, click “Register.”
8. You can now either continue shopping or check out and pay.
To continue shopping, click “Activities” at the top and follow the same steps.
To check out, select the Cart icon at the top of the page.
9. Complete purchase: click the green “Pay Now” button a. Login to PayPal only if you have a PayPal account. OR b. Bypass PayPal to pay with Debit or Credit
We hope that you will try to stay active through MWSA's online programming, and other resources for seniors during COVID-19. If you have any questions about programming or suggestions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Mill Woods Seniors Association (MWSA) provides a variety of programs and services for seniors 55+ living in Edmonton, AB. We aim to enrich seniors' physical and mental health and well-being.
We give seniors the opportunity to connect with people from a variety of cultures and backgrounds, learn new things, have fun, and participate through health & well-being programs, arts & cultural events, recreation & social activities.
Check our latest program guide or call our office at 780-496-2997 for the most up-to-date information. Thank you!
We have instructor-led classes, with a range of fitness levels, from low mobility, such as Sit & Be Fit, and Chair Yoga to active ones like Keep Fit Active and Tabata.
MWSA has a beautiful, multipurpose space for members to play drop-in floor curling, pickleball, and badminton. We also have a billiards/pool room.
We have comfortable lounging areas to socialize and play drop-in games like Canasta, puzzles, Scrabble, and Dominoes. We also organize a weekly Cribbage program!
MWSA has instructor-led art classes and workshops; drop-in art; Quilting; Knitting; and Sewing & Crafting. We also host an annual Christmas Craft/Book Sale in October. Moreover, we have drop-in Jam Sessions for music lovers.
MWSA regularly hosts monthly presentations and workshops; resource fairs; and regular coffee chats with community members so that our seniors can stay informed with the latest information in health and wellness; finances, social issues, personal safety; and more!
MWSA operates and manages the 2nd Floor Cafe, which serves hot breakfast, lunch, and everything else in between. We aim to provide healthy, affordable meals for our seniors. We also host cooking demonstrations and workshops.
MWSA is a great place to learn new things such as computers and technology; an additional language, and more! We're always looking for new program ideas for our seniors.
MWSA organizes regular group outings to local city attractions and events in Edmonton, AB, and day trips to surrounding areas. We've visited places such as the Alberta Legislature building, Royal Alberta Museum, Chinatown, River Cree Casino, Citadel Theatre, Taste of Edmonton, Ukrainian Village, and more!
MWSA organizes many social events throughout the year, including dinner & entertainment events, cultural events, coffee chats, monthly birthday parties, conversation circles, and more! We are here to facilitate positive relationships to reduce social isolation in seniors.
MWSA is a non-profit organization, and we rely on volunteers to help our Centre run smoothly. We have many volunteer positions available, such as Front Desk, Cafe cashiers, kitchen help, special events, Board members, administration assistant, and more!
MWSA members will get discounted rates for programs and services, and will be able to register for classes with "My Active Center." MWSA members will also receive a discount on annual City of Edmonton Recreation Centre passes.