Welcome to the G W S A and thank you for deciding to join us. You can also call us at 519-823-1291 with any questions you may have.
If you are 55 years of age or more and wish to join our dynamic association, please go to the Evergreen Seniors Community Centre between 9 – 3:30 Monday to Friday to speak with a volunteer at the Information Desk. They will take your annual membership fee of $22 + HST and provide you with a new members package which includes the Sentinel news magazine, as well as an activity list which includes the contact information for the leader of the activity, the day and time the activity meets, and the activity fee. A volunteer will also take you on a tour of the Evergreen facility if you ask. All activities and committees are volunteer led and staffed. We look forward to seeing you soon. (If the Evergreen is open for an event on weekends, you can sign up with the City staff on duty.)
Welcome to The G W S A!
The Evergreen Seniors Centre is home to the Guelph Wellington Seniors Association, a not-for-profit charitable organization that empowers 55+adults to lead active, healthy, fulfilling lives.
The Benefits of membership
With your GWSA Membership, you can Take advantage of ALL the services shown below.
Take advantage of ALL the services shown below.
“Be Active .. Get Involved .. Make Friends”
We’re located at 683 Woolwich Street, Guelph, Ontario, N1H 3Y8 just north of Speedvale and Woolwich in Guelph.
Hours 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday to Friday (closed Statutory Holidays). The switchboard is open from 8:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m Monday to Friday.
Open weekends and evenings based on events and rentals.
Join any of the more than 40 activity groups. Drop-in activity groups charge a nominal fee for each session. You can join other activity groups for a low-cost annual registration fee.
Download your copy of the Activity Group Information (meeting location/frequency/cost/contact).
Numerous city-run courses are held at the Evergreen Seniors Community Centre for the convenience of our members. Computer courses are conducted in the computer lab. Our members pay a discounted fee, and the course material is targeted to seniors.
Get treatment or education at any of the clinics that operate in the Evergreen Seniors Community Centre. Services offered include foot care, blood pressure, diabetes support, osteoarthritis education, and hearing screening. Some clinics are at no cost for members. See Health Services for more details.
Participate in a variety of day trips organized by the Travel Committee.
Free lending library. Borrow items from our collection of fiction and non-fiction books, videocassettes, CDs and DVDs. Visit the Book Nook.
Subscription to the monthly newsletter. The Sentinel is your best and most immediate source of information about ongoing activities and news about the Association. It is also a means of sharing comments and observations.
The computer lab is open daily from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (Monday to Friday) and is available for personal use such as browsing the internet and checking email. The lab is not available while computer courses are being conducted.
Wireless (Wi-Fi) connection to the internet is available throughout the Evergreen Seniors Community Centre. You can use your laptop, tablet, or smartphone to stay connected while at the Centre.
Be Active. Get Involved. Make Friends!