Seniors’ centres and satellites

The City’s seniors’ centres and programs help older adults in London live healthy, active and social lives. 

Please visit Play Your Way online to view and register for Seniors' recreation programs. You can also call 519-661-5575 to register for programs.

Kiwanis Seniors' Community Centre

Hamilton Road Seniors' Community Centre


Seniors' Satellites

Londoners 55 years old and over can become members of Seniors' Satellites across the city to participate in drop-in style recreation activities. 

Seniors can become members of one Seniors' Satellite for the year or purchase a citywide Seniors' Satellites membership. Programs cost about $2.50 per session. 

Please visit Play Your Way online to view and register for Seniors' Satellites programs. You can also call 519-661-5575 to register for programs.

Learn more about the Seniors' Satellites program

City staff and volunteers manage and operate the Seniors' Satellites.  Various community partners may offer supplementary programming, or donate space.

8 Seniors' Satellites are available to older adults, serving the Argyle, Medway, Central London, Westmount, North London, Westminster and Pond Mills communities. With over 550 members, the Seniors' Satellites prove to be a success throughout London, providing a place where those aged 55 and over can get fit, relax, meet new friends, have fun and volunteer, all within close proximity to their homes.

Seniors' Satellites locations

The following locations offer Seniors' Satellites programs:

  • Argyle seniors satellite
  • Beacock seniors’ satellite
  • Berkshire seniors’ satellite
  • Boyle seniors’ satellite
  • Chalmers seniors’ satellite
  • Medway seniors’ satellite
  • Trinity seniors’ satellite
  • Westminister seniors’ satellite
Seniors' Satellites memberships

For those unable to meet the full cost, financial assistance may be available. Your membership expires 1 year from date of purchase.  Memberships can be purchased at the Seniors' Satellites locations, by cash or cheque only (cheques are to be made payable to 'The City of London'). 

You may also call our customer service line at 519-661-5575 with a credit card, visit a customer service centre to use your debit or credit card, or purchase memberships online using a credit card.

What do you get for being a member?

When you become a member, you have access to the following services:

  • Unlimited access to core programs and activities (as listed below) at your Seniors' Satellites location, at the cost of $2.50 per class for most programs. 

  • An opportunity to help plan programs at the satellite location;

  • An opportunity to share skills and knowledge with others about favourite activities and hobbies;

  • An opportunity to stay connected to Kiwanis and Hamilton Road Seniors' Community Centres through newsletters and information;

  • Discount on recreation guide programs offered at Kiwanis and Hamilton Road Seniors' Community Centres, and the discounted 'member' rate on day bus trips at the Centres.

Subsidy and accessibility

If you are unable to meet the full costs of recreation programs, financial assistance may be available.  This is based on family income and documentation of income is required.  Assistance may cover up to 100% of the program costs.  Call 519-661-5575 to find out how to apply.

We provide a fee subsidy program to those who are in financial need.  Fee subsidy enhances access to recreation opportunities, including programs and services and memberships to our seniors’ centres.

Seniors' centre memberships

Our membership entitles you to take part in various discounted programs and activities run at our seniors’ centres. Stay connected with your community, meet new friends and discover new hobbies and interests through regular activities and volunteer opportunities.

2020 membership fees
  • $53.21 for 1 centre, per year
  • $67.61 for both centres, per year
  • $11.60 for satellite locations, per year
How do I become a member?

You can purchase a membership at either of our seniors’ centres.

You can also call 519-661-5575 to purchase a membership with a valid credit card.

Our staff will be happy to provide you with a guided tour of the facility and a membership package.

Subsidy and accessibility

If you are unable to meet the full costs of recreation programs, financial assistance may be available.  This is based on family income and documentation of income is required.  Assistance may cover up to 100% of the program costs.  Call 519-661-5575 to find out how to apply.

We provide a fee subsidy program to those who are in financial need.  Fee subsidy enhances access to recreation opportunities, including programs and services and memberships to our seniors’ centres.

Guest program

We offer 2 free visits for you to try programs and services offered at our seniors’ centres. When you arrive at either seniors’ centre, visit our front desk to receive your guest pass card.  With your card, you will receive a program information sheet that will outline which programs and activities you will have access to as our guest.

 

Last modified:Tuesday, October 06, 2020