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Seniors 55+ Programs

There’s no age limit on staying active in Barrie. The Allandale 55+ Centre and Parkview Centre for 55+ offer recreation, education and fitness opportunities along with events and workshops for individuals 55 years of age and better.

Did you know? Adults​ 65+ ride Barrie Transit​ FREE on Thursdays throughout the year, with a valid ID​. 

Parkview Community Centre​ reopened on September 21, 2021. The schedule for programming is available ​via play.barrie.ca. An opening date for the Allandale 55+ Centre has not yet been determined.

Parkview 55+ Centre

To register for a program, click on the program time that you are interested in and you will be taken to the registration page.  You will need to pre register for all programs.  If you need assistance with registration please call 705-737-0755.

Programs returning in October 2021

  • Cards: Progressive Euchre, Pinochle, Bid Euchre, Texas Hold'em, Court Whist, Progressive Bridge, Cribbage
  • Mah Jong
  • Scrabble
  • Parkview Singers (on hold till January 2021)



Programs for the week of October 9th - 15th 2021

Monday
October 11
​Tuesday
October 12
​Wednesday
October 13
​Thursday
October 14
​Friday
October 15

Closed for Thanksgiving

Social Time
9:30-11:30am

Carpet bowling
9:00-11:00am
12:15-2:15pm

Darts
10:00am-12:00pm
1:00pm-3:00pm

Shuffleboard
9:30-11:30am

Table Tennis
1:00-3:00pm

Painters
9:30-11:30am

Mindful Qi-Gong
10:00-11:00am

Table Tennis
1:15-3:15pm

Bocce Ball
9:00-11:00am

Shuffleboard
9:30-11:30am

Snooker
1:15-3:15pm

Programs for the week of October 16th - 22nd 2021

Monday
October 18
​Tuesday
October 19
​Wednesday
October 20
​Thursday
October 21
​Friday
October 22

​VON 9am-12pm

Minds in Motion
9:15-11:15am

Crafters
12:30-2:30pm

MahJong
12:45-2:45pm

Snooker
1:00-3:00pm

Social Time
9:30-11:30

Carpet bowling
9:00-11:00am
12:15-2:15pm

Darts
10:00am-12:00pm
1:00-3:00pm

Pinochle
1:15-3:15pm

Scrabble
1:30-3:00pm

VON 9am-12pm

Shuffleboard
9:30-11:30am

Texas Hold'em
10:00am-12:00pm

Table Tennis
1:00-3:00pm

Painters
9:30-11:30am

Mindful Qi-Gong
10:00-11:00am

Court Whist
1:00-3:00pm

Table Tennis
1:15-3:15pm

Bocce Ball
9:00-11:00am

Shuffleboard
9:30-11:30am

Progressive Bridge
1:00-3:00pm

Snooker
1:15-3:15pm

Cribbage
1:30-3:30pm

Programs for the week of October 23rd to October 29th 2021

Monday
October 25
​Tuesday
October 26
​Wednesday
October 27
​Thursday
October 28
​Friday
October 29

​VON
9:00-10:00am
10:30-11:30am

Minds in Motion
9:15-11:15am

Crafters
12:30-2:30pm

MahJong
12:45-2:45pm

Snooker
1:00-3:00pm

Progressive Euchure
1:15-3:15pm

Social Time
9:30-11:30am

Carpet bowling
9:00-11:00am
12:15-2:15pm

Darts
10:00am-12:00pm
1:00-3:00pm

Pinochle
1:15-3:15pm

Scrabble
1:30-3:30pm

VON
9:00-10:00am
10:30-11:30am

Shuffleboard
9:30-11:30am

Texas Hold'em
10:00am-12:00pm

Bid Euchre
12:30-3:30pm

Table Tennis
1:00-3:00pm

Bid Euchre
9:00am-12:00pm

Painters
9:30-11:30am

Mindful Qi-Gong
10:00-11:00am

Court Whist
1:00-3:00pm

Table Tennis
1:15-3:15pm

Bocce Ball
9:00-11:00am

Shuffleboard
9:30-11:30am

Texas Hold'em
10:00am-12:00pm

Progressive Bridge
1:00-3:00pm

Snooker
1:15-3:15pm

Cribbage
1:30-3:30pm


PALS Monthly Newsletter

The City's 55+ centres offer a variety of special events & programs throughout the year. Check out our monthly newsletter PALS to stay up to date on what's happening, or refer to the Monthly Calendar.

Seniors Centre Without Walls

Connect and engage with other seniors through multi-person phone calls! This program is run by 55+ Centre staff and community partners. Enjoy a variety of topics each week ranging from informal coffee chats and fun brain-stimulating games to health and wellness seminars and educational talks. The program is free and open to all seniors in Barrie.

Please view the monthly program schedule for details. To register, email recinfo@barrie.ca or call 705-739-4223 and leave your name and phone number. Recreation staff will follow up with you.

Art Your Service 

Art Yo​ur Service is fitness, dance, social, art and more offered virtually through Zoom, free through Seniors Centre Without Walls registration. To get involved or learn more, contact Jessica Gourlie at jessica.gourlie@barrie.ca or 
705-739-4220 ext 5688.​


Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a fee to participate in Seniors Centres Without Walls?
Seniors Centre Without Walls is a barrier free program offering older adults 55+ and better an opportunity to connect.  This is a FREE program.
How do I register to participate in Seniors Centre Without Walls?
To register for Senior Centre Without Walls please contact Recreation Information at 705-739-4223 or via email recreation.information@barrie.ca
What kind of programs do you offer through Seniors Centre Without Walls?
We offer a wide range of programs from coffee, chats, information sharing, hot topics, tips and tricks and working in partnership with many local senior serving organziations so ensure that you are aware of opportunities in our community.

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