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Welcome to SouthWest Edmonton Seniors Association (SWESA), established to address the social, cultural and recreational interests of people in the 55+ age group residing in SouthWest Edmonton.

You can obtain the SWESA Winter 2019 Program Guide by visiting either of the SWESA locations below or by clicking here for an electronic copy.

  • Our main site and office location are at the Yellowbird East Community Centre (YECC), 10710 19 Ave NW. The majority of our programming runs from this location.
  • As part of our strategy to reach more seniors in our catchment area, we also offer programs in other locations:
    • Seniors Lounge in the Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre (TCRC), 2051 Leger Road
    • William Lutsky YMCA  (YMCA), 1975 111 ST NW.
    • eOne Fitness Studio (eOne) – 3474 Allan Drive SW

Weekly Ongoing Programs:

Date Program Time Location Cost
Mondays Gentle Yoga 9:45 am – 11 am YECC $10.00
Mondays Cribbage 12:30 pm – 3 pm YECC $2.00
Mondays Coffee and Chat 1 pm – 4pm TCRC Donation
Mondays Pickleball 1:00 pm – 3 pm YMCA $3.00
Tuesdays Coffee and Chat 9:30 am – 12 pm YECC Donation
Tuesdays Hand and Foot Canasta 12:30 pm – 3 pm YECC $2.00
Tuesdays ESSENTRICS for Seniors 1 pm – 1:45 pm eOne $10.00
Tuesdays Watercolor Classes 1 pm – 3 pm YECC $97.50
Wednesdays American Mahjong 9:30 am – 12 pm YECC $2.00
Wednesdays Contract Bridge 12:30 pm – 3 pm YECC $2.00
Wednesdays ESSENTRICS & CARDIO 1 pm – 2 pm eOne $10.00
Wednesdays Coffee and Chat 1 pm – 4 pm TCRC Donation
Thursdays Stretch and Strengthen Yoga 9 am – 10 am YECC $10.00
Thursdays Cribbage 9:30 am – 11:30 am YECC $2.00
Thursdays Golden Years, Golden Gloves 10:15 am – 11:15 am YECC $10.00
Thursdays Latin Dance 11:30 am – 12:30pm YECC $65/session
Thursdays Paper Quilling 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm YECC $2.00
Thursdays Pickleball 1:00 pm – 3 pm YMCA $3.00
Fridays Art Group 9:30 am – 12 pm YECC $2.00
Fridays Knitting/Stitching Group 11:30 am – 3 pm YECC $2.00
Fridays ESSENTRICS for Seniors 1 pm – 1:45 pm YECC $10.00

Click the month name to see more events:

FEBRUARY     MARCH     APRIL 

SWESA wishes to thank our sponsors for supporting our 2018 Spring Fling event, and remind you that our next Signature Event will be the Fall Fling (Oktoberfest Theme) scheduled for Saturday, October 19, 2019. Save the date!

Annual General Meeting

Members and guests are invited to attend SWESA’s Annual General Meeting. SWESA directors will present the annual report for members about the organization’s performance and strategies moving ahead. Members with voting rights will vote on current issues, such as appointments to the board of directors. Refreshments will be served during the social hour from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm, after which the meeting will commence.

When: Monday, April 8 from 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Location: Yellowbird East Community Centre

Cost: Free Please RSVP by contacting programs@swedmontonseniors.ca or 587-987-3200.

The 2017 Annual Report is available here.