Rexdale Women's Centre

Community Programs - Ethno-Cultural Seniors Program

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Description & Services
Description Seniors’ Program offers a safe and friendly space for older adults (age 55+) from diverse cultures to meet  
The program 
•reduces social isolation of 'at risk' ethnic seniors 
•supports development of social networks 
•promotes health and wellness 
•builds self esteem and self confidence to lead an independent life  
Program activities:  
•exercise classes (yoga, gentle fitness, stretch and strength) 
•health and wellness workshops and seminars 
•diabetes education - pre and post exercise blood sugar testing 
•English language classes 
•arts and crafts 
Currently, there is a wait period of approximately one year for programs offered on Tue and Thu  
Program Locations and time 
111 Kendleton Drive, Etobicoke, in the auditorium 
10:30am-11:15am - Active Fitness 
11:15am-12noon - Gentle Fitness 
10:30am-12noon - Diabetes Education 
All programs are followed by the Health Snack Program at 11:15am and 12noon 
Rexdale CHC, 8 Taber Road, Etobicoke 
10:30am-11:45am - ESL Class 
12noon-1pm - Active Fitness and Gentle Fitness 
1pm-2pm - Congregated Dining 
2pm-3pm - Health Education Workshop/Social Program 
Rexdale CHC, 8 Taber Road, Etobicoke 
10:30am-11:45am - ESL Class 
12noon-1pm - Active Fitness and Gentle Fitness 
1pm - Healthy Brown Bagged Lunch Program 
1:15pm-3pm – Dressmaking/Visual Arts/Handicrafts 
Rexdale CHC, 8 Taber Road, Etobicoke 
2pm-3:30pm - Ethnocultural Seniors Choir
Hours Mon-Fri 10:30am-3pm
Areas Served Etobicoke
Eligibility Service is available to residents within the geographic boundaries - W to Highway 427, N to Steeles Avenue, E to Humber River, S to Dixon Road Older adults-age 55+
Application For more information, call 416-744-0066 ext 2233 or e-mail:
Fees None
Languages English ; Arabic ; Hindi ; Italian ; Punjabi ; Serbian ; Spanish
Contact Information
Address & Map
8 Taber Road
Etobicoke, ON M9W 3A4
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Intersection Kipling Ave and Taber Rd
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Office Phone 416-744-6312 ext 2317
Fax 416-744-1881
Primary Contact Wendy Caceres-Speakman, Program Manager; Phone: 416-744-6312 ext 2233; Email:
Alternate Contact Mariam Merino, Seniors Program Coordinator; Phone: 416-744-0066 ext 2317; Email:
Primary Executive Fatima Filippi, Executive Director; Phone: 416-745-0062 ext 265
Other Details
Established 1978
Funding City / Town ; Donations
Service Level (50) Non Profit
Subjects Community centres ; Computer training ; Cultural communities ; Fitness activities ; Leadership training ; Multiculturalism ; Outdoor activities ; Recreational activities ; Seniors ; Special events ; Workshops

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