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Attention Online Program Participants 

The Summer Activity Guide is here! Join listed programs and classes anytime! 

OSCC55+ current membership is required to register for online courses. Memberships can be purchased online.

  • Online recreation programs will continue to be free and open for all. See below.
  • You must register for online continuing education programs via Register for a Program

Online Programs using Zoom

You can participate in a variety of OSCC55+ programs using Zoom. See information below for dates and times of your favourite programs. All online programs are approximately one hour in length. At the beginning of the class time, click the corresponding link. The link automatically enters you into the class! For registered online courses, the OSCC55+ staff team will contact all those preregistered by email to provide a custom url to access the course.  

New to Zoom? Learn more at 'How do I Zoom' and watch this video.

Please note - if you are participating in one of our online fitness programs, please review our waiver. 

Please note – to participate in Tuesday's BINGO you must register in advance by calling 905-576-6712 ext. 2830.

Online Programming - Week of July 19

 Monday, July 19, 2021
 
 9:00 a.m. Dance Fit - Registered Program
This class allows you the fun of dancing while you are getting fit. You will be doing a variety of easy dance moves and exercises to a variety of great music.

Instructor: Carolina Batica

Duration: 4 Weeks

Cost: $22.42

Code: 25563

Register Now

 9:00 a.m. Yoga Chair - Registered Program
With the use of a chair, you can participate in a yoga class without getting up and down from the floor. For this class you will need an armless chair, yoga mat (or carpet), yoga blocks (or books), yoga strap (or a towel). It is recommended that participants wear comfortable clothing.

Instructor: Judy O'Dell

Duration: 7 Weeks

Cost: $40.42

Code: 25583

Register Now

9:30 a.m. Tea and Talk - Free 

Begin your day with new friends and warm conversation. Grab your favourite cup of tea (or coffee) and lets chat!

Join URL:  https://zoom.us/j/97320780329

Meeting ID: 973 2078 0329

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free 

 10:15 a.m. Pilates - Registered Program
Drawn from therapeutic roots, pilates adapts to any and all body issues and aims to strengthen muscles while improving postural alignment and flexibility. This class is done entirely on mats. It is recommended that participants wear comfortable clothing. Mats are needed, block and bands are recommended.

Instructor: Deborah Miller 

Duration: 4 Weeks

Cost: $22.42

Code: 25557

Register Now

 11:30 - 12:00 p.m. Lunchtime Trivia - Free

Who doesn't like trivia? Join us weekly for trivia, games, and much more. The more participants we have the better the program.

Join URL:  https://zoom.us/j/98735353559

Meeting ID: 987 3535 3559

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free

1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Indigenous Book Club- Free 
Totem Poles document stories, they share the history and events of an individual, a family or a Nation. They share territorial rights, songs, dances, clans and they are unique to the Indigenous Peoples in which they represent. Like the Totem Pole, we all have a story. Through a collection of books by Indigenous authors we will come to understand Indigenous History, Identity, social and economical challenges, but most importantly the resiliency of Indigenous People.

Join URL:  https://zoom.us/j/93585714056

Meeting ID: 935 8571 4056

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free 

 Tuesday, July 20, 2021
 
 9:30 - 10:15 a.m. Circuit Training - Registered Program
A total body circuit training class to strengthen, improve posture, mobility and balance. Comprised of repeating sets of exercises including body weight exercises for upper and lower core as well as cardio - don’t forget the fun! Hand weights or alternatives are recommended.

Instructor: Mandy Matthews 

Duration: 8 Weeks

Cost: $43.75

Code: 25559

Register Now

9:30 a.m. Photo Salon: Jack Brittian - Free 

The OSCC Camera club has featured many successful photo salons over the years. Our very own Jack Brittian will be presenting the best from 2017!

Join URL:  https://zoom.us/j/94598428969

Meeting ID: 945 9842 8969

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free 

10:30 a.m. Tuesday Movie Chats - Free

Are you a fan of movies? Each week we will be hosting an interactive movie chat. This discussion will be based on movies that participants wish to view. 

Join URL:  https://zoom.us/j/95316329156

Meeting ID: 953 1632 9156

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free 

 11:30 a.m. Yoga for Osteo Care - Registered Program
A gentle approach to helping maintain bone health by combining beginner Pilates and Yoga techniques.

Instructor: Diana Alexander

Duration: 8 Weeks

Cost: $43.75

Code: 25555

Register Now

12:00 - 12:30 p.m. Lunchtime Trivia - Free

Who doesn't like trivia? Join us weekly for trivia, games, and much more. The more participants we have the better the program.

Join URL: https://zoom.us/j/97036122328

Meeting ID: 970 3612 2328

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free 

 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Summer Watercolours - Registered Program
Continue to develop your skills in watercolour painting during this 6 week course. All sessions are supportive of your skill levels from recent beginner to intermediate painters. Sessions will deal with composition, colour mixing, and in developing various skills in simple and appropriate watercolour techniques. Supplies needed.

Instructor: John Bebbington 

Duration: 6 Weeks

Cost: $66.65

Code: 25552

Register Now

 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. You and the Road: Part 2 - Free
Accident Awareness has successfully started a new program targeting mature pedestrians and drivers of mature age. This program is called “You and the Road” and consists of three parts.

This weeks topic: 'Continuing to Drive '.

Join URL: https://zoom.us/j/95681954832

Meeting ID: 956 8195 4832

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free

1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Virtual BINGO - Free

Do you miss BINGO? So do we! Register for this program by calling 905-576-6712 X 2830. Bingo cards will be assigned to you and delivered. 

Join URL:  https://zoom.us/j/95596516778

Meeting ID: 955 9651 6778

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free 

 Wednesday, July 21, 2021
 
 8:45 a.m. Flexible, Firm and FUN! - Registered Program
This class will loosen up your tight spots and firm up your loose spots while having fun at the same time.

Instructor: Jean Brown

Duration: 8 Weeks

Cost: $43.75

Code: 25549

Register Now

 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. Powerful Tools for Caregivers - Registered Program
In this workshop, caregivers develop a wealth of self-care tools to: reduce personal stress; change negative self talk; communicate their needs to family members and healthcare or service providers; communicate effectively in challenging situations; recognize the messages in their emotions, deal with difficult feelings; and make tough caregiving decisions.

Instructor: Diana MacDonald 

Duration: 7 Weeks

Cost: FREE

Code: 25554

Register Now

9:30 a.m. Sports Talk Round Table - Free 

Who doesn’t miss sports? Join the us while we discuss some of the various topics in sports. Ranging from the greatest teams of all time to the worst in-fielders in Blue Jay's history. The topics are endless!

Join URL: https://zoom.us/j/99723900582

Meeting ID: 997 2390 0582

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free 

 10:00 a.m. Yogalates - Registered Program
Can’t decide between yoga and pilates? Yogalates is excellent for developing tone and fitness in the body while creating inner calm, relaxation and overall well-being. Mats, straps and blocks are needed.

Instructor: Deborah Miller  

Duration: 4 Weeks

Cost: $22.42

Code: 25560

Register Now

 12:45 - 2:15 p.m. World History Through Objects and Ideas - Registered Program
Did you know that the dandelion was brought over to North America on the Mayflower? Or that the prehistoric battery dates back to the Parthian Empire, which may be 2,000 years old? Dr. Tess Pierce traces the history of objects and ideas that we may overlook in our everyday lives. We will discover their power, and how they influence the ways we look at the world.

Instructor: Dr. Tess Pierce  

Duration: 5 Weeks

Cost: $38.31

Code: 25550

Register Now

1:00 p.m. Chat with Oshawa Mayor, Dan Carter - Free

Oshawa Mayor Dan Carter returns for a one hour online zoom meeting with you!

 

Register in advance or with the following URL:  https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0qdOqtrzwrGNFrYwdbmtYtWMyi1x_J90c2

 

Then join the conversation on Wednesday, July 21st as Mayor Carter brings updates on the City's position on COVID-19 and answers any questions you may have. Come prepared with questions or email them in advance to mayor@oshawa.ca

 Thursday, July 22, 2021
 
 8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Age Reversing Essentrics Express - Registered Program
Express 30 mins class - Essentrics is a full body workout that rapidly changes the shape of your body through a dynamic and fluid combination of strengthening and stretching. The technique develops lean, strong and flexible muscles with immediate changes to your posture. This program rebalances the body, presents and treats injuries and unlocks tight joints.

Instructor: Leah Maguire

Duration: 8 Weeks

Cost: $30.01

Code: 25553

Register Now

 9:00 a.m. FUNctional Fitness - Registered Program
FUNctional FIT Class includes balance & core, co-ordination, flexibility, joint mobility exercises AND FUN!

Instructor: Jean Brown

Duration: 8 Weeks

Cost: $43.75

Code: 25547

Register Now

 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. Pen and Ink - Registered Program
Be guided through Pen & Ink techniques while creating two projects, ‘Trois Papillons’ and ‘Mennonite Life’. Copy of line drawings will be emailed out prior to class. Supplies: 9 x 12 cold pressed watercolour paper or mixed media minimum weight 98lb, 3 multi liners in black sizes 0.05, 0.1 & 0.03 and a small brush or small black sharpie pen.

Instructor: Carol Pullen 

Duration: 8 Weeks

Cost: $61.02

Code: 25561

Register Now

10:00 a.m. Writer's Cafe - Free 

Calling all writers-Join us to talk about what your working on and share with fellow participants.

Join URL: https://zoom.us/j/95349819747

Meeting ID: 953 4981 9747

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free 

 10:15 Yoga Chair - Registered Program
With the use of a chair, you can participate in a yoga class without getting up and down from the floor. For this class you will need an armless chair, yoga mat (or carpet), yoga blocks (or books), yoga strap (or a towel). It is recommended that participants wear comfortable clothing.

Instructor: Judy O'Dell 

Duration: 8 Weeks

Cost: $43.75

Code: 25571

Register Now

11:30 a.m. Yoga for Back Care - Registered Program
Whether you want to relieve pain or take care of your back, this class is great to relieve back pain and strain while learning how to relax your mind, create healthy muscles, and lower high blood pressure.

Instructor: Diana Alexander 

Duration: 8 Weeks

Cost: $43.75

Code: 25556

Register Now

11:30 a.m. News and Views - Free  

Join us while we talk and debate about the most current events in the news!

Join URL:  https://zoom.us/j/98303196018

Meeting ID: 983 0319 6018

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free 

1:00 p.m. Yoga for All Levels - Registered Program

Increase your flexibility, improve your blood circulation and restore balance to your body. Reduce tension and raise your energy levels. Mat work is used. It is recommended that participants wear comfortable clothing. Mat and straps are needed and yoga blocks and blankets are recommended.

Instructor: Deborah Miller 

Duration: 4 Weeks

Cost: $22.42

Code: 25562

Register Now

 Friday, July 23, 2021
 
9:00 - 9:30 a.m. Chat with a Naturopathic Doctor - Free 

Join us for an informative presentation from a local Naturopathic Doctor. There will be time for questions/discussions at the end.

Join URL: https://zoom.us/j/99965310014

Meeting ID: 999 6531 0014

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free

 10:00 a.m. Chair Zumba - Registered Program
This class has all the great music and moves of Zumba but you are seated in a chair. You will work up a sweat with the combined strength and resistance training from the movements. Chair needed.

Instructor: Carolina Batica 

Duration: 8 Weeks

Cost: $43.75

Code: 25546

Register Now

 11:15 a.m. NIA - Registered Program 
Nia is a holistic, dance based cardio class that will get your heart pumping but is easy on the joints. The music is upbeat, the moves are easy to learn and you'll have so much fun you'll forget you're exercising! All fitness levels welcome; moves can be adapted and intensity level varied. Looking for something different? Give Nia a try!

Instructor: Carol Drew

Duration: 6 Weeks

Cost: $37.09

Code: 25573

Register Now

 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. Biography: Leonard Cohen - Free 

We have featured the whos who of Canadian music. Today we shine the spotlight on icon Leonard Cohen.

Join URL:  https://zoom.us/j/96675760930

Meeting ID: 966 7576 0930

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free 

Online Programming - Week of July 26th 

 Monday, July 26, 2021
 
 9:00 a.m. Dance Fit - Registered Program
This class allows you the fun of dancing while you are getting fit. You will be doing a variety of easy dance moves and exercises to a variety of great music.

Instructor: Carolina Batica

Duration: 4 Weeks

Cost: $22.42

Code: 25563

Register Now

 9:00 a.m. Yoga Chair - Registered Program
With the use of a chair, you can participate in a yoga class without getting up and down from the floor. For this class you will need an armless chair, yoga mat (or carpet), yoga blocks (or books), yoga strap (or a towel). It is recommended that participants wear comfortable clothing.

Instructor: Judy O'Dell

Duration: 7 Weeks

Cost: $40.42

Code: 25583

Register Now

 9:30 - 10:00 a.m. Tea and Talk - Free 

Begin your day with new friends and warm conversation. Grab your favourite cup of tea (or coffee) and lets chat!

Join URL:  https://zoom.us/j/94455533748

Meeting ID: 944 5553 3748

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free

 10:15 a.m. Pilates - Registered Program 
Drawn from therapeutic roots, pilates adapts to any and all body issues and aims to strengthen muscles while improving postural alignment and flexibility. This class is done entirely on mats. It is recommended that participants wear comfortable clothing. Mats are needed, block and bands are recommended.

Instructor: Deborah Miller 

Duration: 4 Weeks

Cost: $22.42

Code: 25557

Register Now

 11:30 - 12:00 p.m. Lunchtime Trivia - Free 
Who doesn't like trivia? Join us weekly for trivia, games, and much more. The more participants we have the better the program.

Join URL:  https://zoom.us/j/98670092976

Meeting ID: 986 7009 2976

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free

1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Indigenous Book Club - Free 

Totem Poles document stories, they share the history and events of an individual, a family or a Nation. They share territorial rights, songs, dances, clans and they are unique to the Indigenous Peoples in which they represent. Like the Totem Pole, we all have a story. Through a collection of books by Indigenous authors we will come to understand Indigenous History, Identity, social and economical challenges, but most importantly the resiliency of Indigenous People.

Join URL:  https://zoom.us/j/93044316939

Meeting ID: 930 4431 6939

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free

3:00 - 3:30 p.m. Monthly Book Chat - Registered Program 
Join URL:  https://zoom.us/j/95988302556

Meeting ID: 959 8830 2556

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free

 Tuesday, July 27, 2021
 
9:30 - 10:15 a.m. Indigenous Current Events - Free

An open conversation about Indigenous current events in our community and nationwide. Ask questions, share you perspective or simply observe. All are welcome. 

Join URL:  https://zoom.us/j/92828006515

Meeting ID: 928 2800 6515

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free

 9:30 - 10:15 a.m. Circuit Training - Registered Program
A total body circuit training class to strengthen, improve posture, mobility and balance. Comprised of repeating sets of exercises including body weight exercises for upper and lower core as well as cardio - don’t forget the fun! Hand weights or alternatives are recommended.

Instructor: Mandy Matthews 

Duration: 8 Weeks

Cost: $43.75

Code: 25559

Register Now

 10:30 a.m. Tuesday Movie Chats - Free

Are you a fan of movies? Each week we will be hosting an interactive movie chat. This discussion will be based on movies that participants wish to view. 

Join URL: https://zoom.us/j/97334494415

Meeting ID: 973 3449 4415

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free 

 11:30 a.m. Yoga for Osteo Care - Registered Program
A gentle approach to helping maintain bone health by combining beginner Pilates and Yoga techniques.

Instructor: Diana Alexander

Duration: 8 Weeks

Cost: $43.75

Code: 25555

Register Now

 12:00 - 12:30 p.m. Lunchtime Trivia - Free 

Who doesn't like trivia? Join us weekly for trivia, games, and much more. The more participants we have the better the program.

Join URL:  https://zoom.us/j/91488189912

Meeting ID: 914 8818 9912

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free 

 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Summer Watercolours - Registered Program 
Continue to develop your skills in watercolour painting during this 6 week course. All sessions are supportive of your skill levels from recent beginner to intermediate painters. Sessions will deal with composition, colour mixing, and in developing various skills in simple and appropriate watercolour techniques. Supplies needed.

Instructor: John Bebbington 

Duration: 6 Weeks

Cost: $66.65

Code: 25552

Register Now

1:00 p.m. You and the Road : Part 3 - Free
Accident Awareness has successfully started a new program targeting mature pedestrians and drivers of mature age. This program is called “You and the Road” and consists of three parts.

This weeks topic: 'Walking to Drive '.

Join URL: https://zoom.us/j/95681954832

Meeting ID: 956 8195 4832

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free

1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Virtual BINGO - Free 

Do you miss BINGO? So do we! Register for this program by calling 905-576-6712 X 2830. Bingo cards will be assigned to you and delivered. 

Join URL:  https://zoom.us/j/91810330657

Meeting ID: 918 1033 0657

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free 

 Wednesday, July 28, 2021
 
 8:45 a.m. Flexible, Firm and FUN! - Registered Program
This class will loosen up your tight spots and firm up your loose spots while having fun at the same time.

Instructor: Jean Brown

Duration: 8 Weeks

Cost: $43.75

Code: 25549

Register Now

 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. Powerful Tools for Caregivers - Registered Program 
In this workshop, caregivers develop a wealth of self-care tools to: reduce personal stress; change negative self talk; communicate their needs to family members and healthcare or service providers; communicate effectively in challenging situations; recognize the messages in their emotions, deal with difficult feelings; and make tough caregiving decisions.

Instructor: Diana MacDonald 

Duration: 7 Weeks

Cost: FREE

Code: 25554

Register Now

 9:30 a.m. Sports Talk Round Table - Free 

Who doesn’t miss sports? Join the us while we discuss some of the various topics in sports. Ranging from the greatest teams of all time to the worst in-fielders in Blue Jay's history. The topics are endless!

Join URL:  https://zoom.us/j/95349818764

Meeting ID: 953 4981 8764

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free 

 10:00 a.m. Yogalates - Registered Program
Can’t decide between yoga and pilates? Yogalates is excellent for developing tone and fitness in the body while creating inner calm, relaxation and overall well-being. Mats, straps and blocks are needed.

Instructor: Deborah Miller  

Duration: 4 Weeks

Cost: $22.42

Code: 25560

Register Now

 12:45 - 2:15 p.m. World History Through Objects and Ideas - Registered Program
Did you know that the dandelion was brought over to North America on the Mayflower? Or that the prehistoric battery dates back to the Parthian Empire, which may be 2,000 years old? Dr. Tess Pierce traces the history of objects and ideas that we may overlook in our everyday lives. We will discover their power, and how they influence the ways we look at the world.

Instructor: Dr. Tess Pierce  

Duration: 5 Weeks

Cost: $38.31

Code: 25550

Register Now

1:00 p.m. Classic Game Series - Free

Jeopardy, Price is Right, the list is endless. Today we tackle Family Feud.

Join URL:  https://zoom.us/j/92504004950

Meeting ID: 925 0400 4950

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free 

5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Port of Calls  * POSTPONED * Registered Special Event 
This event will be postponed until Wednesday September 29th 2021
 Thursday, July 29, 2021
 
 8:30 - 9:00 Age Reversing Essentrics Express - Registered Program 
Express 30 mins class - Essentrics is a full body workout that rapidly changes the shape of your body through a dynamic and fluid combination of strengthening and stretching. The technique develops lean, strong and flexible muscles with immediate changes to your posture. This program rebalances the body, presents and treats injuries and unlocks tight joints.

Instructor: Leah Maguire

Duration: 8 Weeks

Cost: $30.01

Code: 25553

Register Now

 9:00 a.m. FUNctional Fitness - Registered Program 
FUNctional FIT Class includes balance & core, co-ordination, flexibility, joint mobility exercises AND FUN!

Instructor: Jean Brown

Duration: 8 Weeks

Cost: $43.75

Code: 25547

Register Now

9:30 a.m. Quilting with Carol - Free

Join the quilters as they catch up and show off their current  projects! If you have participated in Delpark or North views quilting group, or you simply want to catch up with the gang, See you there!

Join URL:  https://zoom.us/j/99462131166

Meeting ID: 994 6213 1166

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free 

 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. Pen and Ink - Registered Program 
Be guided through Pen & Ink techniques while creating two projects, ‘Trois Papillons’ and ‘Mennonite Life’. Copy of line drawings will be emailed out prior to class. Supplies: 9 x 12 cold pressed watercolour paper or mixed media minimum weight 98lb, 3 multi liners in black sizes 0.05, 0.1 & 0.03 and a small brush or small black sharpie pen.

Instructor: Carol Pullen 

Duration: 8 Weeks

Cost: $61.02

Code: 25561

Register Now

10:15 a.m. Yoga Chair - Registered Program
With the use of a chair, you can participate in a yoga class without getting up and down from the floor. For this class you will need an armless chair, yoga mat (or carpet), yoga blocks (or books), yoga strap (or a towel). It is recommended that participants wear comfortable clothing.

Instructor: Judy O'Dell 

Duration: 8 Weeks

Cost: $43.75

Code: 25571

Register Now

 11:15 a.m. Yoga for Back Care - Registered Program 
Whether you want to relieve pain or take care of your back, this class is great to relieve back pain and strain while learning how to relax your mind, create healthy muscles, and lower high blood pressure.

Instructor: Diana Alexander 

Duration: 8 Weeks

Cost: $43.75

Code: 25556

Register Now

11:30 a.m. News and Views - Free

Join us while we talk and debate about the most current events in the news!

Join URL:  https://zoom.us/j/97214553542

Meeting ID: 972 1455 3542

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free 

1:00 p.m. Yoga for All Levels - Registered Program

Increase your flexibility, improve your blood circulation and restore balance to your body. Reduce tension and raise your energy levels. Mat work is used. It is recommended that participants wear comfortable clothing. Mat and straps are needed and yoga blocks and blankets are recommended.

Instructor: Deborah Miller 

Duration: 4 Weeks

Cost: $22.42

Code: 25562

Register Now

1:00 - 2:15 p.m. Mindful Meditation Group - Free 
Interested in meditation but unsure where to start? Join us for a weekly practice to grow your spiritual journey.   

Join URL:  https://zoom.us/j/98413686568

Meeting ID: 984 1368 6568

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free 

 Friday, July 30, 2021
 
9:30 - 10:15 a.m. Jokes on You - Free 

Join URL:  https://zoom.us/j/93102668912

Meeting ID: 931 0266 8912

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free 

 10:00 a.m. Chair Zumba - Registered Program 
This class has all the great music and moves of Zumba but you are seated in a chair. You will work up a sweat with the combined strength and resistance training from the movements. Chair needed.

Instructor: Carolina Batica 

Duration: 8 Weeks

Cost: $43.75

Code: 25546

Register Now

 11:15 a.m. NIA - Registered Program 
Nia is a holistic, dance based cardio class that will get your heart pumping but is easy on the joints. The music is upbeat, the moves are easy to learn and you'll have so much fun you'll forget you're exercising! All fitness levels welcome; moves can be adapted and intensity level varied. Looking for something different? Give Nia a try!

Instructor: Carol Drew

Duration: 6 Weeks

Cost: $37.09

Code: 25573

Register Now