Barrie. Recreation and Culture Services

Site: Allandale 55+ Centre

Service: Senior Centre

Description
Description (Service) COVID-19 Update 
  • Services are still impacted by COVID-19, but City continues to maintain essential services citizens rely on every day 
  • for up to date details visit: COVID-19-Impacted-City-Services 
  • 55+ Centres are currently closed for in-person activities 
  • Seniors Centre Without Walls program is a way for Barrie seniors to stay connected, learn more at Seniors 55+ Programs
 
Regular Service 
Provides recreational, social, educational and active living programs that promote a healthy lifestyle providing opportunities to develop new skills, meet new people and to be physically, socially and mentally active * membership includes all regular activities at both centres (Allandale and Parkview 55+ Centres), daily drop in rate also available 
 
Activities include:  
* Bingo  
* Bridge  
* Carpet Bowling  
* Darts  
* Euchre  
* Holiday activities  
* Shuffleboard  
* Walking Club (Spring, Summer, Fall)  
* Social time  
* Texas Hold'em (Thursday evenings)  
* Wandering PALS Travel Club  
* Workshops  
* VON SMART fitness programs  
* Registered 55+ Recreation programs offered through the centre  
* Volunteer opportunities are available  
* Soup & Sandwich  
* BBQ Lunches (June/July/August only)  
* Book Sharing Library  
* PALS Newsletter and monthly calendar
Service Details
Public Comments COVID-19 Update 
  • Services are still impacted by COVID-19, but City continues to maintain essential services citizens rely on every day 
  • for up to date details visit: COVID-19-Impacted-City-Services 
  • 55+ Centres are currently closed for in-person activities 
  • Seniors Centre Without Walls program is a way for Barrie seniors to stay connected, learn more at Seniors 55+ Programs
Hours COVID-19 Update 
Centre closed 
 
Regular Hours 
Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm * some activities held evenings and weekends
Areas Served Barrie ; Essa ; Innisfil ; Oro-Medonte ; Springwater
Eligibility Ages: 55 year(s) and up 
 
Older adults
Application Registration * no referral required
Languages English
Fees Membership ; Annual Membership Fee: $56.50 for City of Barrie and Springwater Township residents * $65 for non-residents * membership provides opportunity to participate at both centres (Allandale & Parkview 55+ Centres) in any of the membership drop in programs * guest pass is $2.65 per visit * Special events are above and beyond and specific to that event
Address and Location
Site Location Allandale Recreation Centre
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Allandale 55 + Centre
190 Bayview Dr, 2nd Flr
Barrie, ON L4M 4T5
 
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Intersection Bayview Dr and Little Ave
Mailing Address PO Box 400 
Barrie, ON L4M 4T5
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Auto door * volume control telephone
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-728-6332
Fax 705-737-6939
Website www.barrie.ca/Living/RecreationPrograms/Pages/Seniors55.aspx
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/CityofBarrie
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/CityofBarrie
Primary Contact Jessica Gourlie, Recreation Programmer; Phone: 705-739-4220 ext 5688; Email: jessica.gourlie@barrie.ca
Alternate Contact Tammy Haines, Recreation Supervisor; Phone: 705-739-4220 ext 5424; Email: tammy.haines@barrie.ca

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