Exercise, learn, and meet new people through free or low-cost access to sports facilities, recreation programs, social activities or hobby classes.

Free & Lower-Cost Recreation Options

Find free and discounted community recreation programs for adults aged 60+. Residents living on a low income can apply for a recreation fee subsidy through the Welcome Policy recreation fee subsidy.

Seniors Active Living Centres

There are also many Seniors Active Living Centres (SALCs) across Toronto that are run by not-for-profit organizations and offer a variety of programs, groups, and courses for seniors. Many offer virtual programming, and some serve specific language and cultural groups. Find a variety of programs, groups and courses for seniors.

Find a Seniors Active Living Centre program near you or call 1-888-910-1999.

Older Adult Centres’ Association of Ontario

Find a variety of programs, groups and courses for seniors through Older Adult Centre’s Association of Ontario.

Toronto Seniors Helpline

Connect with health and community support services for seniors through Toronto Seniors Helpline with services available in 100+ languages.


Call or text 2-1-1 to connect to adult day programs for older adults living with cognitive, physical or mental health disabilities, or find friendly phone conversations for people who would like someone to talk to through 211. Please mention any language or cultural needs.

Seniors’ Centre Without Walls (SCWW)

Share stories and meet new people over the telephone through Seniors’ Centre Without Walls (SCWW).

Toronto Public Library Programs

Borrow books, music, e-books, DVDs, or free passes to museums and attractions. Attend free programs and events, get computer training or use free computers and wi-fi. Residents who cannot leave home for three months or longer because of age, illness or disability can arrange for free home delivery through the Home Library Service at 416-395-5557.

Learn4Life – Toronto District School Board (TDSB)

Get a 40 per cent seniors discount on adult daytime programs and evening classes in the arts, computers, business, outdoors, cooking, handiwork, languages, and music through Learn 4 Life.

Senior Toronto

Find information about free and paid courses, and classes for seniors through Senior Toronto. Contact local universities and colleges for auditing opportunities or for tuition discounts.