NOTE: Entrance to the Oliver Senior Centre and all activities and events requires adherence to any current COVID-19 protocols, posted in detail on  our Home page.


Bingo

  • Friday afternoons, starting at 1:00 with doors open for Hot dogs by 11:30.
  • Under BCLC Provincial Gaming License for both Bingo and Raffle
  • Maximum capacity is 90 when no restrictions exist

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Pool

  • The pool room is open daily in two sessions – from 10:00 to 12:30 and 12:30 – 3:00.
  • Three well-spaced, professional tables occupy a dedicated room.
  • Drop-in.

Music

Oliver Senior Centre Band

We are very proud to have the excellent, long-standing Oliver Senior Centre Volunteer Band playing for our Wednesday afternoons starting in September and for the Saturday morning dances:

  • Saturday dances feature polkas, waltz, jive, schottische, two-step etc by our own live Oliver Senior Centre Band.
  • Open to the public within current health restrictions, as posted on our Home page.

Fees for activities and events throughout the Centre are usually $2 for members, $3 for non-members, per session

Ladies Keep Fit (50+, September to April) 

This long-standing program, vetted by health professionals, is volunteer-led and consists primarily of stretch, flexibility and balance work. There is very little cardio involved.

  • Sessions are ongoing from fall through late spring season with breaks at Christmas and summer.
  • Classes are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays starting promptly at 8:45 and go to 9:45.
  • Arrive 15 minutes early to sign-in and prepare for the class.
  • Bring a water bottle.
  • Wear comfortable clothes allowing easy movement with dry, indoor footwear such as running/fitness shoes.
  • Socks must be worn for the floor mat exercises.
  • Masks must be worn unless advised to remove them by the leader.
  • After COVID protocol clearance, sign in to the Centre at the front desk podium, sign in to the Keep Fit register in the main hall and deposit your session fee in the container provided.
  • Mats and chairs must be sanitized and put away after use.
  • For further information or to join, call Val Crowhurst or Carol Howse by leaving a message at the Centre.
  • During summer break the ladies meet Mon, Wed, Fri at the Visitor Centre at 8:45 am to walk along the river followed by coffee at Subway.

Fees for activities and events throughout the Centre are usually $2 for members, $3 for non-members, per session


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Co-ed Fitness (September to April)

    • Cardio-respiratory, strength and flexibility with Merton Palmer. registered BCRPA Fitness Leader.
    • For men and women of all fitness levels.
    • Tuesdays at 10 am and Thursdays at 12:00 noon, stopping for the summer on Thursday, April 14th.
    • Bring water, a mat if you have one (mats are also available for use at the Centre) and rubber resistance bands if you have them. Some bands (limited supply) will be available for purchase.
    • Each class is 45 mins to an hour and will start promptly on time. Arrive 15 mins early to complete COVID screening and sign in. Full vaccination status will be confirmed – please bring your card and photo ID.
    • Contact Merton at 250-485-5001 or email him at mertonpalmer@gmail.com if you have further questions or concerns.

Fees for activities and events throughout the Centre are usually $2 for members, $3 for non-members, per session

Line Dancing

  • Senior members line dancing for men and women is Thursday mornings 9:30 – 11:30.  Line dancing is fun exercise for both body and mind with a great group of people.
  • The group are taught dance patterns from beginner through novice and intermediate skill levels and dance those patterns to music. Total and low beginners dance 9:30 – 10:30, then the more experienced dancers continue to 11:30.
  • Come out any Thursday before 9:30 and meet our leaders, join in and have fun! 

Indoor Walking

  • Self-paced walking in the main hall.
  • Indoor exercise footwear required.

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Cards

Cribbage

Wednesday afternoons at 1:00  – we have the cards, boards and tables! Bring a friend! 

Bridge

Thursday afternoons at 1:00.

Duplicate Bridge

Lessons and Bridge with Eileen Currier. NOTE: Fees are $4 per session for members and $5 for non-members.

Canasta

Starting in late May we are playing hand & foot Canasta on Monday mornings at 10:00.

Whist

subject to enough participants expressing interest

Euchre

subject to enough participants expressing interest

Floor Curling/Carpet Bowling/Floor Shuffleboard

Not currently active, but we are fully equipped! We can begin subject to enough participants expressing interest.

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