Drop-In Activities are open to Members Only. You do not need to sign-up for the following programs:
Carpet Bowling – Billie McTighe, Convener
Carpet Bowling is a team sport played on an indoor carpet, using bowls and a jack. The object is for the team to gain as many shots as possible by getting their bowls nearer to the jack than their opponents. Our group welcomes new members, and is willing to give instruction if needed. Carpet Bowling is held on Wednesday & Friday at 10:00 am in the Multi-Purpose Hall.
Darts – Dianne Reid, Convener
Darts is an indoor game in which players take turns throwing darts. Players start at a set score of usually 501 and win by reducing their score to zero. There are ten dartboards in the Multi-Purpose Hall. Darts is played every Monday* and Wednesday at 1:00 pm. New and novice players are welcome. *There is no Darts on the 3rd Monday of each month to accommodate the Outreach Program.
Floor Curling – Convener (vacant)
Floor Curling is a team sport very similar to ice curling, with a Lead, Second, Third and a Skip. The object of the game is to gain as many shots as possible by getting your team’s rocks nearer to the centre of the house than your opponent does. The Floor Curlers meet on Monday at 10:00 am & Thursday at 9:00 am in the Multi-Purpose Hall. Come out and join the fun. Beginners, novice and experienced players are all welcome.
Pool – Ben Bell, Convener
The Veres Family Games Room is open daily 8:30 am – 4:30 pm and has three pool tables: One Eight / Nine Ball regulation table for both men & ladies, and two twelve-foot tables suitable for pool golf and snooker. Please be advised, a user fee is required for this program. An Annual fee of $50.00 or a alternate drop-in fee of $2.00 per day to play can be paid at the drop box located at the entrance of the Veres Family Games room.
Shuffleboard – Clay Olsen, Convener
Shuffleboard is a game in which players slide metal weighted pucks down a long smooth wooden table into a scoring area at the opposite end of the table. There are three shuffleboards in the Veres Family Games Room. The scheduled day and time for the program is Tuesday at 9:00 am, but the shuffleboard tables can be used at other times as available. Members are welcome to drop-in anytime to play a game or two.
Table Tennis – Jerry Mikusek & Dave Bergen, Conveners
This activity is located in the Multi-Purpose Hall on Thursday evenings at 7:00 pm, and includes open play, singles & doubles. New members are welcome and instruction is available if required. This is free for members, non-members pay a drop-in fee of $2.00 per evening.
Floor Shuffleboard – Lorna Vandervalk, Convener
Floor Shuffleboard is a game in which players use a pole – called a cue – to drive a flat, circular disc across the floor to a scoring box. Two people or teams can play floor shuffleboard against one another and try to prevent each other from scoring. This activity is played in the Multi-Purpose Hall on Thursday at 1:00 pm.
Bocce – Diana Neal, Convener (this activity is only runs during spring and summer months, please check with Reception Desk)
Anyone interested in Bocce, should come out to the Nor-Bridge Lions Park at 6:30 pm (weather permitting) on Tuesdays. Bocce will start once the weather starts to warm up (April or May), for more information refer to our monthly Newsletter.
Golf – Kaye Murphy & Bob Lemay, Convener (this activity is only runs during spring and summer months, please check with Reception Desk)
Bring your golf clubs on Tuesdays and Thursdays (weather permitting) at 8:30 am as the group heads out to various courses in and around the city. Watch for more information in the monthly Newsletters as to when the golf program will start.