Healthy active aging is a goal we all share in making Toronto a vibrant city.
A listing of over 120 free, high-quality recreation, active living, and culture online virtual activities to enjoy from home. Many activities are specifically for seniors (you can search or sort by “Senior” or “Older Adult”) and include language classes, men’s groups, book club, fitness and yoga, discussion groups, dance, and many more free activities.
Seniors (60+) are entitled to a fifty per cent discount on the cost of recreation programs. Many recreation centres and programs have been modified due to COVID-19.
The City runs Older Adult Centres across the city that offer recreational, social and educational programs for seniors. Activities can include cards, crafts, day trips, fitness programs and guest speakers.
Learn more about programming offered by browsing the FUN Guide brochures for Older Adults:
There are also many Seniors Active Living Centres (SALCs) across Toronto that are run by not-for-profit organizations, that offer a variety of programs, groups, and courses for seniors. Many now offer virtual programming, and some serve specific language and cultural groups.
To learn about a SALC near you, search https://www.ontario.ca/page/find-seniors-active-living-centre-near-you .
The Toronto Public Library offers a number of different programs for seniors including speaker’s series, courses to improve digital literacy and much more. For more information call the Toronto Public Library Answerline at 416-393-7131
Toronto Public Library also provides home delivery to seniors who are home bound for three months or longer. For more information, please call 416-395-5557.
There may be changes to these programs because of COVID-19.
Volunteers help make Toronto a great place to live, work and play. Apply for current volunteer opportunities with the City of Toronto.
Visit Volunteer Toronto for a wide variety of opportunities with not-for-profits, charities and other organizations.