Burlington. Parks and Recreation Department

Burlington Seniors' Centre

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Record #: BTN2006 Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 Last Full Update: 09 Jul 2013 Update Schedule: 10 Mar 2014
Record Owner: BTN Date Created: 29 Sep 1991 Date Deleted: N/A  
Address2285 New St
Burlington, ON L7R 3Z6
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Located In CommunityBurlington
Site LocationCentral Park
Nearest Main IntersectionSeneca Ave and New St
Mailing AddressPO Box 5013 
426 Brant St 
Burlington, ON L7R 3Z6
Areas ServedBurlington
Wheelchair AccessibilityFully Accessible
Hours/Dates/Meeting Details
Hoursoffice Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm; 
facility Mon-Fri 8:30 am-11 pm
Contact Information
Office Phone905-335-7888
Toll Free Phone1-877-213-3609
Primary ContactHeather Pilling, Supervisor of Programs, Adults/Seniors; Phone: 905-335-7888 ext 6339; Email: heather.pilling@burlington.ca
Coordinator of VolunteersBarbara Norman, Board of Directors, Volunteer Coordinator, Burlington Seniors' Centre Board of Directors
Primary ExecutiveFred Hendriks, Chair and President, Burlington Seniors' Centre Board of Directors
Alternate ExecutivePenny Hersh, Vice-Chair and Vice President, Burlington Seniors' Centre Board of Directors
Description & Services
DescriptionA seniors facility that offers fun, fellowship and volunteer opportunities for those age 55 and older, membership required for most programs.  
Year-round programs and events: 
* more than 150 10-week programs offered each season including craft courses * sports * recreational activities 
* Daytrippers program: day trip excursions for members and sometimes guests  
* computer tutorials (Seniors Centre members only): one-on-one assistance with using PC, Mac or client's own laptop * computer, mouse, Internet, e-mail, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel, Skype and others * $2 per hour, book appointment and purchase tickets at front desk  
Isolated Seniors Program: allows qualified seniors who are isolated in the community to join the Seniors Centre, participate in any of its recreation programs and be provided with lunch and transportation if needed. 
Additional information available on Burlington Seniors Centre Board of Directors website and Parks & Recreation Live & Play guide for program information
Broader TermsAdults ; Age groups ; Clubs ; Education ; Educational programs ; Instructional programs ; Recreation ; Recreation services ; Recreational facilities ; Vocational training
SubjectsComputer training ; Recreation ; Recreation centres ; Seniors ; Seniors clubs
Related TermsCommunity educational agencies ; Computer science ; Computers ; Learning centres ; Seniors discounts ; Seniors housing ; Technical institutes
EligibilityAges: 55 year(s) and up 
membership required to register for fall, winter, spring and drop-in programs * not required for Breakfast at the Bistro * volunteers will provide tours for those interested in membership, drop in to meet staff 
FeesMembership ; Program - varies depending on specific program ; Fee assistance available ; assistance is provided by Seniors Centre Board of Management, administered by City of Burlington.
Directory Description and Headings
Seniors Directory DescriptionAH
Seniors Directory HeadingsLeisure / Education
Other Details
Resources AvailableBrochure
FundingCity / Town ; Fundraising ; Fees - program and membership
CIC Internal ResourcesBurlington: See Burl Book - Seniors, also under tours