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Thunder Bay (City of)

55 Plus Centre

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  • Re-opening August 3rd, 2021
  • Every individual who enters the Centre needs to be screened for COVID-19.  Screening can be done online up to 2 hours prior to entry. Visit the following website to screen:  Proof of screening required upon entry
  • Masks will be required to enter the building and must be worn in all public areas, but may be removed for fitness classes once in the space
  • River St. Café will re-open
  • The Library, Gift Shop, Billiard Room and Puzzle Exchange cupboard will reopen
  • 55 Plus programs to resume September 13, 2021; registration to begin August 11, 2021: call 625-8463 to register or book online

Operates a community centre for older adults that offers various recreational and educational programs and services

Activities and services include the following:
  • River Street Cafe
  • Registered programs such as fitness, visual arts, computer lessons, and guitar lessons
  • Drop-in activities such as card games, line dancing, and recreational sports such as badminton and pickleball
  • Income Tax Clinic (Apr and May)
  • Health and Wellness programs such as blood pressure clinic (once a month), and Hearing Screening
  • Provides space rental
Hours of Operation
MODIFIED HOURS: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pmWinter Hours: Mon-Thu 8:30 am-9:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Sat 9 am-4 pm, Sun 12 noon-5 pm, Sep-May
Summer Hours: Mon-Thu 8:30 am-9 pm, Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Sat 9 am-4 pm, Sun 12 noon-5 pm, Jun-Aug
Note: The Centre is open 12 noon-5 pm on the following holidays:
  • Family Day
  • Victoria Day
  • Labour Day
  • Thanksgiving
Married couples: only one spouse needs to be 55 or over and regularly participate in order for the younger spouse to be eligible to participate
Application Process
  • Drop in
  • Registered Programs require pre-registration
Program ; Service - Space rental ; None - Meeting Rooms -- no charge for senior groups having meetings where all in attendance are 55 and older
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
February 2, 2021