Seniors

Moncton is a senior-friendly city where older residents can enjoy a good quality of life. The city offers many services that enable seniors to be active and engaged members of the community.

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Seniors Advisory Committee

The Committee serves to enrich and enhance the quality of life of seniors in the city, identify barriers, form partnerships with the community, and act as a public forum for issues affecting seniors. 

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June is Parks and Recreation Month

Discover Tennis Moncton!

Interested in trying tennis? 

Tennis Moncton invites you to join them at one of their open houses, taking place on Sunday afternoons throughout the month.

 Learn more about the sport, get information on programs, and see the courts! 

  • June 2 – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. (all ages)
  • June 9 – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. (senior- friendly)
  • June 16 – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. (senior- friendly)
  • June 23 – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. (senior- friendly)

Calendar of Activities

Want to keep up with everything going on during Parks and Recreation Month? 

From Acoustica and Mobile Fun, to the Grand Opening of the YMCA Moncton North All Wheels Park – there’s something for everyone! 

Activity calendar

Programs

There are many programs available for seniors across the city. Explore options below, organized by location.

Greater Moncton YMCA

30 War Veterans Ave.
506-857-0606

Membership pricing varies, please contact the YMCA directly. 

A day pass to the YMCA gives for 24 h access to their programs. Cost: $15.26

Full schedule of programs

 

The Greater Moncton YMCA offers several senior-friendly activities throughout the week, including: 

 

Prime Time Aqua Fitness: A full body workout in the water!

*Non-members can attend for $3 on Wednesday only. Membership or day pass required for other Aquafit sessions*

 

Chair Yoga: An adapted form of Hatha Yoga, postures are performed while sitting in a chair or standing behind a chair to facilitate better balance. An excellent option for older adults and individuals with limited mobility.

*Membership or day pass required*

 

Prime Time aerobics Enjoy the music of your generation and the company of your friends as you improve your cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength, and flexibility.

*Membership or day pass required*

 

Prime Time Strength - Maintaining muscle mass is vital for long-term health. Join us for some basic moves using body weight, hand weights, and much more. All levels welcome.

*Membership or day pass required*

 

Zumba - Zumba is a popular fitness activity that features dance as a way to get fit. Interval and resistance training are used to improve cardio, sculpt muscles and burn fat. Add some Latin flavor and international rhythms into the mix and you’ve got Zumba.

*Membership or day pass required*

 

Pound - POUND is a cardio jam session inspired by the infectious, energizing and sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums. It's designed for all fitness levels and provides the perfect atmosphere for letting loose, getting energized, improving your health, and rocking out. Come and feel the fun!

*Membership or day pass required*

 

Line Dancing - Put on your dancing shoes for a line dance experience with a variety of music like pop, rock, instrumental, and Spanish. This kind of dance is a great way to boost your brain power by improving your memory skills while enjoying and learning step by step dance routines.

*Membership or day pass required*

 

Community Garden Program - The YMCA Community Garden is designed to meet the needs of everyone in the community. The garden is divided up into 90 plots and 7 raised beds for individuals with mobility challenges. The garden also boasts apple trees, raspberry and blueberry patches, and currant bushes.

 

YMCA Moncton North

70 Twin Oaks Dr.
506-857-0606

Membership pricing varies, please contact the YMCA directly. 

A day pass to the YMCA gives for 24 access to their programs. Cost: $15.26

Full schedule of programs

The Greater Moncton YMCA, North End location, offers free access to their indoor walking track throughout the week. 

The 100m indoor track is open to the public at no charge during all YMCA operating hours. The track has comfortable cushion flooring, lots of natural lighting, and a built-in inclines/decline slope. Plenty of seating throughout the track area provides opportunities to relax, connect with friends, or plug-in to get some work done. Located on the second floor there’s a stairwell, elevator, and even an indoor slide to access or depart from the track area.

Crossman Community Centre / Kay Arena (CCC-KA)

99 Wynwood Dr.
506-877-7715

  • Senior Skating (50+)
    • Public skating has ended for the season. It will return fall 2024.

 

  • Walking Track
    • Dedicated senior walking sessions
    • 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. – seven days a week
    • Proper indoor footwear is required

 

The Crossman Community Centre/Kay Arena hosts several senior-friendly programs, including: 

  • Shuffleboard
  • Zoomers class
  • Tai Chi
  • Kin Fit

For more information on the programs above, please reach out to the CCC-KA directly. 

Superior Propane Centre

55 Russ Howard Dr.
506-384-4423

  • Senior Skating (50+)
    • Public skating has ended for the season. It will return fall 2024.

Tantramar Seniors College (TSC)

tsccoordinator@gmail.com
506-364-2780

The Tantramar Seniors College is a non-profit organization with charitable status.  TSC serves the communities of Sackville, Shediac, and Dieppe, Moncton, and Riverview (Codiac) in New Brunswick and Amherst, Nova Scotia.

The mission of the college is to further the intellectual and cultural interests of its members in an enjoyable learning atmosphere. Seniors 50 and over can take courses. Previous university or college experience is not needed.

The college works on a membership basis. The annual fee to be a member is $120 to be paid at the beginning of the fall, winter or spring term and runs for three consecutive terms. This is the only fee regardless of how many courses a member takes (there may be some costs for supplies in some courses).

Courses are delivered in English

Courses are available in the greater Moncton area: Codiac Courses

Centennial Lawn Bowling Club

40 Centennial Park Rd.
506-855-3718 / 506-588-1341
jerrykirkpatrick@nb.sympatico.ca

Centennial Lawn Bowling Club is nestled within the boundaries of Moncton’s Centennial Park at 811 St. George St. This outdoor recreational facility boasts two playing surfaces and schedules for players of all levels.

 This low-impact sport can be played by anyone. Much like curling, strategy and skill are bigger factors than physical strength. All equipment is provided, free instruction is available. Flat shoes are the only requirement to play this fun sport.

Moncton Sports Dome

125 Russ Howard Dr.
info@sportsdome.ca
506-382-7529

  • ­Lawn Bowling 
    • Space for 3 lanes available on Tuesdays from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
    • Players must bring their own equipment
    • Cost: $5/person 

 

  • Senior Walking Soccer
    • For players aged 55+
    • Tuesdays from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
    • Cost: $5/person
    • ‘Walking Soccer’ involves some running and jogging. This group uses youth soccer nets, and while goal tending is optional, passing the ball is not. Though there is no rule on age, a friendly attitude is a must.

Curl Moncton

80 Lockhart Ave.
gmanager4285@gmail.com
www.curlmoncton.ca
506-857-4285

Open practice and adult leagues play throughout the week. Please reach out directly for more information. 

Pickleball Moncton

80 Lockhart Ave.
pickleballmoncton.coms@gmail.com

Pickleball Moncton is a year-round facility in Moncton for pickleball enthusiasts of all ages, levels, and abilities. Whether you're just learning the game or you're an advanced player, you'll find everything you need at Pickleball Moncton.

For more information on leagues and programming, please reach out directly. 

Tennis Moncton

40 Centennial Park Rd.
tennismoncton@gmail.ca
506-853-7763

 

 For questions, please reach out directly. 

Centennial Outdoor Centre

125 Rotary Lodge Ln.
Office@CampCentennial.ca
506-853-3507

Moncton Coliseum

377 Killam Dr.
506-857-4100

Public Walking: The Moncton Coliseum has a free, drop-in, walking program from October to April on all non-event days. The track is open Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Moncton Public Library

644 Main St., Suite 101
BiblioMonctonLib@gnb.ca
506-869-6000

The Moncton Public Library organizes several senior-friendly programs. Programs are free and open to anyone who wants to participate. 

 

Some program offerings include:

  • Creative writing classes
  • Book and Poetry club
  • Crafting
  • Conversation Circles (various languages) 
  • Workshops – such as Slip and Fall etc.

 

For a full schedule and description of activities, visit: https://monctonpubliclibrary.ca/activities/