Parkgate Society Staff

Social – We are open!

Guidelines for COVID-19 Safety

Enter and exit through the outside plaza doors. Doors open 10 minutes prior to start time - please keep 3 metres apart while you wait.

As per the Public Health Order, masks are to be worn at all times in public spaces. We will provide masks if you don't have one.

Before entering staff will ask you to take the COVID-19 self-test posted on the door, take your temperature, have you wash or sanitize your hands, and show you to your seat.

You will be asked for your name, address, phone number, and email the first time you come for communication and contact tracing purposes.


Summer Activities


Music Under The Tent

Join the “JB and the Jammers” each Monday afternoon on the Plaza for some lively music.

Parkgate Plaza
M 1:00pm – 3:00pm (except August 2)

Join Ruth Townsend for “Ruth on Keys” each Wednesday afternoon for some easy listening music.

Parkgate Plaza
W 2:00pm – 3:00pm


Seniors’ Outdoor Social Space

Parkgate Plaza
M W  11:00am – 3:00pm (except August 2)

Drop-In Programs

Must hold a valid Parkgate Society Membership.  Drop-in includes coffee and baked goodies donated by PARC Cedar Springs.


iPad Club (currently not running)

Drop In for Parkgate iPad Club and enjoy facilitated learning with other older adults. iPad Club is student-directed with facilitator guidance and open to anyone who wants to increase their iPad knowledge. It is a fun and easy way to stay connected.  For more information, email maryanne [dot] ipadclass [at] gmail [dot] com

Fridays, 10-12pm
$5 cash


Bridge – Group of 4

Seniors Multipurpose Rm
Mary Hunter Hall
W 10am – 12pm
$5 cash


Bridge – Group of 4

Seniors Multipurpose Rm
Mary Hunter Hall
W 1pm – 3pm
$5 cash


Cribbage & Games

Seniors Multipurpose R08
M 1pm – 3pm
$5 cash


Mah Jong

Senior’s Lounge
Tues 10am – 12pm
$5 cash


Scrabble & Games

Seniors Multipurpose Rm R08
M 10am – 12pm
$5 cash

Free Drop-In Programs


Crosswords & Coffee on Zoom

Keep your brain fit with group crosswords. Meet Ava, our volunteer host and enjoy the company of other seniors while working on a virtual New York Times crossword puzzle. Working together is what makes this puzzle a breeze.
T 10 am
Email Ava to join: ava [dot] hughes19 [at] gmail [dot] com



Items are handcrafted with love while sharing coffee and treats in a social setting. The beautiful finished goods are sold as a fundraiser to support Older Adult programming at Parkgate Society. Drop in for an afternoon to see what it’s all about.
Senior Multipurpose Rm
Tu 1 – 3 pm

Registered Programs


Parkgate Singers – will return post-pandemic

Parkgate Singers is a group of lively individuals who meet to share in the joy of song under the musical direction of Ruth Townsend. The Parkgate Singers have been at the facility spreading music since 2008 and show no signs of slowing down. Come and see what it’s all about. For more information, email Ruth Townsend.



United Way of the Lower Mainland
PARC Cedar Springs

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Contact our Volunteer Coordinator to learn more.

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