The mission of the BC Seniors Games Society is to improve the health, lifestyle and image of British Columbia’s 55+ population. How they accomplish this: Organizing the annual 55+ BC Games as an opportunity for the 55+ population of BC to participate in physical and social activities. Promoting community awareness of the contemporary image of […]
People suffering with chronic health conditions and their family members can participate in self-management programs offered in communities throughout BC at no cost. These are evidence-based programs which provide information, teach practical skills and give people the confidence to manage their health condition. Workshops are offered at various locations and dates throughout the Kootenay’s. Check […]
MADD Canada strives to offer support services to victims/survivors and their families and friends, heighten awareness about the dangers of alcohol and/or drug-impaired driving, and to save lives and prevent injuries on our roads. At the heart of MADD Canada are volunteers; they include not only mothers, but fathers, friends, business professionals, experts in the […]
The Royal Canadian Legion cares for all those who have served our nation. As members, we show our thanks by supporting and advocating for Veterans, by remembering their sacrifices, and by continuing the tradition of service in helping our communities. Kootenay Branches: Castlegar (01-170) (250) 365-7017 Creston (01-029) (250) 428-4252 Cranbrook (01-024) (250) 426-8531 Fernie […]
The Cranbrook Seniors Hall offers a variety of classes and activities for seniors in the community. They offer computer classes, classes at College of the Rockies, bridge, quilting, pottery, wood working, carpet bowling, bingo, weekly dances, socials, potluck, dinners, lapidary, cards and more! For more information, call the number below.
The Senior Citizens Association Branch #51 is located in Nelson. They offer a variety of activities and support for seniors. Activities include bridge, domino’s, cribbage and chess. They have a monthly social, potluck and a movie. Open Monday-Friday from 1 until 5. Specific activity time slots: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: Bridge and Dominoes 1:00 PM […]
Branch #46 of the Senior Citizens Association is located at the Castlegar Recreation Complex. They have a seniors lounge that is open Monday- Friday from 9am until 4pm. The seniors lounge is offered on a drop-in basis. Stop by for fun and activities including floor curling, carpet bowling, bridge, bingo, darts, crib and available computers. […]
The Procter-Harrop Senior Citizens Association Branch offers many activities and events for seniors within the community. Activities include crib, carpet bowling, Rummoli, quilting and pot lucks. Specific activity times: Monday’s – Carpet Bowling (summer/winter) & Shuffle Board (winter) 10:00 AM Wednesday – Cribbage 1:30 PM (summer/winter) Call or email for more information.
The Grand Forks branch of the Senior Citizens Association offers many activities and events for seniors within the community. Activities include carpet bowling, whist, cribbage, art projects, quilting, choir and Kung-Fu. Specific activity times: Monday Carpet Bowling 9:00 AM Crib 1:30 PM KungFu 6:30 PM Tuesday Art-Crafts-Quilters 9:00 AM and all day Wednesday Carpet Bowling 9:00 […]
The Volunteer Kootenays program connects volunteers with a variety of opportunities with organizations across the Kootenay region. Studies show that regular volunteer activity can have a positive effect on mental and physical health. Volunteering with CMHA provides the opportunity to build skills, learn more about mental health and meet new people, while helping build a […]
Information, resources and advocacy in a warm, supportive women-only environment. Free clothing store, resource centre and library, small amount of free food, counselling, support and problem solving, use of computer, internet, fax and photocopier. Sewing Program: A fully equipped sewing room, stocked with various fabrics, materials and sewing machines is available for use by any […]