Town of Canmore

Seniors' Week

Seniors' Week: June 5 - 11, 2023

Seniors are the heart of Canmore's community. In honour of the past, present and future contributions of Canmore's seniors, the Town of Canmore and its community partners are celebrating Seniors’ Week from June 5 - 10. This week is an opportunity to recognize and celebrate the importance of seniors in our community and all they do to help make Canmore a wonderful place to live, work and play. We invite all adults ages 55-64 and seniors 65+ to join in the week's events of fun, connection, and learning.

All events are free!

Date Time  Event
Monday, June 5 9:15 - 10:15 a.m. 

Aquafit at Elevation Place 

First Come, First Served

Aquafit incorporates cardio, muscle conditioning and flexibility exercises. The water can be used to offer a variety of intensity levels that is right for you!

Monday, June 5 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Documentary, Dinner & Community Conversation at Canmore Miner’s Union Hall 

Call 403.609.3743 to register

Join us for dinner and a documentary movie on ageism in our society. Afterwards we will enjoy in a community conversation on the topic. All ages 16+ welcome!

Tuesday, June 6 10 - 11 a.m.

Eating for Healthy Aging at the Canmore Recreation Centre 

Call 403.675.3000 to register

In this workshop the Bow Valley PCN Dietician will share tips on how to eat for healthy aging and brain health.

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Tuesday June 6 2 - 3:30 p.m.

Telling Your Story at the Canmore Museum

Call 403.678.2462 to register

This fun and interactive workshop you’ll learn about what items the museum can accept into their collection. Participants are encouraged to bring one small item with an interesting story that they would be willing to share with the group.

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Wednesday, June 7 1:30 - 4 p.m. 

Emergency Preparedness for Seniors Workshop at the Canmore Recreation Centre, Room 115 

Call 403.609.3743 to register

This session uses a step-by-step approach to create a personalized preparedness plan & kit while focusing on mental health and emotional wellness for both individuals and communities. There will also be a prize draw for an emergency kit!

Wednesday, June 7 5 - 7 p.m.

Tech Tips at the Canmore Public Library 


Want a tutorial on how to use your new tablet? Not sure how to sign up for Facebook? Looking to learn how to convert files? Bring any and all questions about technology to the Library, and they’ll try their best to answer them with you!

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Thursday, June 8 12:10 - 12:55 p.m. 

Pilates at Elevation Place

First Come, First Served

Pilates is a low impact exercise routine that emphasizes core strengthening techniques using slow precise movements while using your breath for control, balance and mindfulness. 

Thursday, June 8 2 - 3:30 p.m.

Seniors' Ice Cream Social at Canmore Civic Centre, Rotary Friendship Park

Join us for a free ice cream bar and learn about FCSS seniors’ services & programs. The Library, Bow Valley PCN & Roam Transit will also be there with information and resources. Cycling Without Age trishaw demo rides available!

Friday, June 9 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

Canmore Museum Free Museum Admission

Enjoy free admission and 25% off on all exhibit related items in the gift shop.

Friday, June 9 1:15 - 2 p.m.

Yoga at Elevation Place

First Come, First Served

This gentle yoga practice will incorporate flexibility, balance, stability, core, and strength work as well as breath work, mindfulness, and a short meditation practice.

Saturday, June 10 12 - 2 p.m. 

Lunch & Learn at Origin Spring Creek 

Call 403.678.2288 to register

This session will explore loss, grief, and sorrow as fundamental experiences of transformation, deepening, and growth and discuss ways of providing support to those who grieve. Presented but the Palliative Care Society of the Bow Valley, lunch is included.

The Town of Canmore is located within Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta. In the spirit of respect, reciprocity and truth, we honour and acknowledge the Canmore area, known as “Chuwapchipchiyan Kudi Bi” (translated in Stoney Nakoda as “shooting at the willows”) and the traditional Treaty 7 territory and oral practices of the Îyârhe Nakoda (Stoney Nakoda) – comprised of the Bearspaw First Nation, Chiniki First Nation, and Goodstoney First Nation – as well as the Tsuut’ina First Nation and the Blackfoot Confederacy comprised of the Siksika, Piikani, Kainai. We acknowledge that this territory is home to the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3, within the historical Northwest Métis homeland. We acknowledge all Nations who live, work, and play and help us steward this land and honour and celebrate this territory. We commit to working to live in right relations and to adva