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Attention Online Program Participants 

The Spring 2021 Activity Guide is here! Join listed programs and classes anytime! 

Take 4 this Spring!  Sample four different classes over the course of the session for just $20.

  • OSCC55+ current membership is required to register for online courses. Memberships can be purchased online via Register Now!
  • Online recreation programs will continue to be free and open for all. See below.
  • You must register for online continuing education programs via Register Now!

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 April 19

 Monday, April 19, 2021
 
9:00 a.m. Chair Yoga - 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 towel). It is recommended to wear comfortable clothes. 

Instructor: Grace Breen 

Duration: 10 Weeks 

Cost: $44.97

Code: 24427

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/99535617013

Meeting ID: 995 3561 7013

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free 

 10:15 a.m. Dance Fusion - Registered Program
Class will feature 20 minutes of dance fit cardio, then 40 minutes of light weight training and stretching. Needed: Chair, weights and access to a wall if possible

Instructor: Katie Bonikowsky

Duration: 10 Weeks 

Cost: $44.97

Code: 24407

Register Now

 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: 10 Weeks 

Cost: $44.97

Code: 24421

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/91853783248

Meeting ID: 918 5378 3248

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free 

 11:30 a.m. Yoga Intermediate - Registered Program
Are you looking for a challenge physically and mentally? Wondering what more your yoga practice can offer? This class is for those who have been practicing yoga regularly. Must be able to move with relative ease from mat to standing and have familiarity with Yoga Asanas. Mats, straps and blocks are needed. 

Instructor: Deborah Miller

Duration: 10 Weeks 

Cost: $44.97

Code: 24422

Register Now

 12:45 - 2:15 p.m. Coloured Pencil Art - Registered Program
Create life-like images through coloured pencil-based art. Artists will be taught techniques such as layering, strokes, blending and embossing on a selection of surfaces. All levels welcome.

Instructor: Carol Pullen

Duration: 10 Weeks 

Cost: $71.98

Code: 24414

Register Now

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/94649224136

Meeting ID: 946 4922 4136

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free 

1:00 p.m. Line Dance Beginner - Registered Program 
Exercise your body and brain, while having fun Line Dancing to a variety of musical genres.

Instructor: Karen Preston

Duration: 9 Weeks 

Cost: $42.10

Code: 24428

Register Now

 2:30 p.m. Chair Pilates - Registered Program 
Strengthen your core, improve posture, sleep better, gain confidence and build muscle while using bands and weights. Done from a chair and suitable for all fitness levels.

Instructor: Katie Bonikowsky

Duration: 10 Weeks 

Cost: $44.97

Code: 24415

Register Now

 Tuesday, April 20, 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/93033576938

Meeting ID: 930 3357 6938

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: 11 Weeks 

Cost: $47.73

Code: 24423

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 10:00 a.m. Line Dance Improver - Registered Program
A fun way to exercise and improve memory while dancing to a wide variety of music. Best suited for high beginners/improvers. It is recommended that participants have danced at a beginner level.

Instructor:  Barb Wallace

Duration: 11 Weeks 

Cost: $47.73

Code: 24429

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/92501035319

Meeting ID: 925 0103 5319

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free

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/98732123800

Meeting ID: 987 3212 3800

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/92021572358

Meeting ID: 920 2157 2358

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free

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

Instructor:  John Bebbington

Duration: 6 Weeks 

Cost: $66.65

Code: 24405

Register Now

 Wednesday, April 21, 2021
 
 8:45 a.m. Yoga - 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. Each participant needs a yoga mat (or carpet), yoga blocks (or books), yoga straps (or towel). It is recommended that participants wear comfortable clothing.

Instructor:  Grace Breen

Duration: 11 Weeks 

Cost: $44.97

Code: 24430

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 Jays history. The topics are endless!

Join URL: https://zoom.us/j/94435239667

Meeting ID: 944 3523 9667

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free

 10:00 a.m. Zumba - Registered Program 
Features routines of interval training where fast and slow rhythm and resistance training are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat.  It is recommended that participants wear comfortable clothing and running shoes.

Instructor:  Katie Bonikowsky

Duration: 10 Weeks 

Cost: $44.97

Code: 24431

Register Now

11:00 a.m. Recreation Connection: Special Events Meeting - Free

Connect with OSCC Conant  Special Events Team.

Join URL:  https://zoom.us/j/96131640910

Meeting ID: 961 3164 0910

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free

 11:00 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: 11 Weeks 

Cost: $47.73

Code: 24416

Register Now

 11:15 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: 11 Weeks 

Cost: $47.73

Code: 24424

Register Now

12:15 p.m. Delpark Homes Special Events Meeting - Free

Join URL: https://zoom.us/j/97897961453

Meeting ID: 978 9796 1453

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free

12:30 p.m. Genealogy - Registered Program 
Learn to research your family tree using many resources including free websites on your computer. Must have some computer experience.  

Instructor: Lynn Morrison 

Duration: 6 Weeks 

Cost: $17.29

Code: 24432

Register Now

12:45 p.m. History Potpourri - Registered Program

A series of talks on unrelated topics in history, geography and art, including topics that were never mentioned in school.  Old topics may be discussed. 

Instructor: Gordon Dowsley 

Duration: 7 Weeks 

Cost: $42.00

Code: 24450

Register Now

2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Chat with 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/tJEufuihrDwiH9cHLZMY0m9EaJ7dh8HRRsvy

 

Then join the conversation on Wednesday, April 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, April 22, 2021
 
 8:15 a.m. Age Reversing Essentrics - Registered Program 
Essentrics is a full body workout that rapidly changes the shape of your body through a dynamic and fluid combination of strengthening and stretching. This program rebalances the body, prevents and treats injuries and unlocks tight joints. Yoga mat needed & chair for balance.

Instructor: Leah Maguire 

Duration: 11 Weeks 

Cost: $47.73

Code: 24408

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/92770348736

Meeting ID: 927 7034 8736

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free

 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. Pen and Ink - Registered Program
Be guided through learning Pen & Ink techniques while creating 2 projects, ‘Weathered Wooden Victorian B&B’ and ‘Green Heron with Frog’. Copy of line drawings will be emailed out prior to class. Supplies: 8 x 11 white card stock or watercolour paper, 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: 11 Weeks 

Cost: $77.69

Code: 24425

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 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: 11 Weeks 

Cost: $47.73

Code: 24418

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/91448250904

Meeting ID: 914 4825 0904

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free

 1:00 p.m. Mixed French - Registered Program 
Mixed level French is open to a variety of levels from intermediate to advanced.  This class is not for beginners.

Instructor: Morgen Dobson

Duration: 11 Weeks 

Cost: $77.69

Code: 24411

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/91779892050

Meeting ID: 917 7989 2050

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free

 1:00 - 1:45 p.m. 15/15/15 Fitness - Registered Program 
This 45 minute class features 15 minutes of cardio, 15 minutes of strength training and 15 minutes of stretching for a full body workout. A resistance band, set of weights and a chair is needed for this class. It is recommended that participants wear comfortable clothes for this class.

Instructor: Katie Bonikowsky

Duration: 10 Weeks 

Cost: $44.97

Code: 24433

Register Now

2:30 p.m. Creative Corner - Free 

Bring your crafts and lets share and talk.

Join URL: https://zoom.us/j/95476195262

Meeting ID: 954 7619 5262

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free 

 Friday, April 23, 2021
 
 8:30 a.m. FUNctional Fitness - Registered Program 
FUNctional FIT Class includes balance & core, co-ordination, flexibility, joint mobility exercise AND FUN!

Instructor: Jean Brown 

Duration: 11 Weeks 

Cost: $47.73

Code: 24419

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 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: 11 Weeks 

Cost: $53.95

Code: 24409

Register Now

10:00 a.m. News and views - Free 

Join URL: https://zoom.us/j/99768084196

Meeting ID: 997 6808 4196

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free

 10:00 a.m. Stretch and Sculpt - Registered Program
Full body workout using light weights and resistance bands. Emphasis on proper body alignment to develop strength, endurance and slow stretching to improve flexibility. Soup cans or water bottles can be substituted for weights and a rolled up towel can be substituted for a bender ball.  

Instructor: Barb Wallace 

Duration: 11 Weeks 

Cost: $47.73

Code: 24435

Register Now

12:00 - 12:30 p.m. An Afternoon of Music - Free

The OSCC is blessed to have talented students and volunteers. Join us for an afternoon of virtual music.

Join URL: https://zoom.us/j/96269709807

Meeting ID: 962 6970 9807

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free

1:00 p.m. Seniors Urgency Room - Free Seminar 

Join us for a virtual webinar introducing the Seniors Urgency Room; a first of its kind Community Health Care Hub devoted to seniors 55+. Located in Oshawa, the clinic will provide urgent, primary and virtual care with patient follow up, referrals and wrap around support designed to keep seniors well and independent at home.

Join URL:  https://zoom.us/j/97599158067?pwd=R0tPc2lJcGtEUlJnNFJDOXNuMElTdz09

Meeting ID: 975 9915 8067

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free

 1:00 p.m. All Levels Yoga - 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: 11 Weeks 

Cost: $47.73

Code: 24640

Register Now

2:30 - 4:00 p.m. Virtual Volunteer Recognition Event - Free

April 19-24 is National Volunteer Week across Canada and we are excited to celebrate our OSCC55+ amazing volunteers!

 

OSCC55+ Volunteers, please join our staff on zoom so we can thank you for all you’ve done, and continue to do for our organization.

 

Join URL: https://zoom.us/j/99399415743

Meeting ID: 993 9941 5743

 

Please note volunteers without computer access can also phone into this event at: 1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Join us for an Afternoon Easter Tea on Wednesday March 31st from 2:00-3:00pm. Participants will each receive an Easter package that includes tea, sweets, a delicious baked good and more! Then tune in over Zoom with your goodies for all things Easter! Packages can be picked up in branch or delivered upon request. Make an appointment at any of our branches to register or visit www.oscc.ca/register