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Natalee Lennox
Activities Coordinator   613-376-6477 ext.310
natalee.lennox@sfcsc.ca

Grace Centre

 

The Grace Centre is a community hub offering older adults (aged 55+) in South Frontenac a range of programs to support an active lifestyle. 

IMPORTANT: You MUST REGISTER for all classes and programs, both in-person and online activities. Some in-person classes are full but we have wait lists that your name can be added to. Contact us at 613-376-6477 x310 for more information.

We are grateful to the Province of Ontario for core funding for this program. 

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About GSAC

About Grace Centre

The Grace Centre is a place where older adults in South Frontenac and rural Kingston (north of Hwy. 401) can participate in a range
of social, cultural and fitness activities. It's a place to meet old friends and make new ones. The Grace Centre offers many regular programs that run weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly, as well as other special events and activities.

Our programs are offered in-person, online and off-site throughout South Frontenac. 

Our social and recreational programs are supported by the Province of Ontario and the Township of South Frontenac.

Contact GSAC

Contact Us

The Grace Centre is  at 4295 Stagecoach Rd., Sydenham, ON.
There is plenty of free parking, including accessible spots, and the building is accessible.
613-376-6477, ext. 310

Calendar

Calendar 

To find out what's happening at the Grace Centre, click on the button below and see the monthly calendar.

Grace Activity Pass

Special Events

An annual Grace Activity Pass is available for adults aged 55+ and gives free access to most social and recreational programs, except those that have an additional cost or admission charges, such as bus tours or special workshops. A Grace Activity Pass costs $40 and you can purchase one in January every year.  Download the activity pass registration form below, or contact us to find out more.

Regular programs

Activities

IMPORTANT - you MUST REGISTER for all in-person and online activities, 613-376-6477 ext. 310 or natalee.lennox@sfcsc.ca

Note:  Check the Calendar to see if the program is running that month and where the class for that month is being held.  Classes and location can change due to the season and availability.

***PLEASE CHECK CALENDAR ABOVE FOR CURRENT LOCATION OF ACTIVITY***

MONDAY

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Indoor Walking Class

A walking class of medium to high intensity.

WHERE In person and outdoors (seasonally)

WHENMondays from 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.   

COSTFREE for Grace Activity Pass holders
REGISTER:  natalee.lennox
@sfcsc.ca or 613-376-6477 x310

NOTE: for in-person classes please arrive 10 - 15 minutes early to complete the sign-in.

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Creative Writing Club

Have you ever thought of devoting some time to play with words? Join others to find new ways to use your words creatively. Come on out for some fun, this program provides a space to be creative and connect with fellow writers.

WHERE Sydenham Library Community Room

WHENSecond and Fourth Mondays of the Month from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.   

COSTFREE for Grace Activity Pass holders
REGISTER:  natalee.lennox
@sfcsc.ca or 613-376-6477 x310

NOTE: for in-person classes please arrive 10 - 15 minutes early to complete the sign-in.

TUESDAY

Good Graces Cafe

Fresh brewed coffee and tea, delicious treats and/or a light breakfast, and great company! Did we mention the free refills on tea and coffee? The cafe is completely volunteer run, and all proceeds go to benefit our various programs.
Need transportation?  Call us at 613-376-6477 ext. 307.

 

WHERE: In-person

WHEN9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.   

COST:  FREE to attend the cafe, small fee for items.

REGISTERnatalee.lennox@sfcsc.ca or 613-376-6477 x310

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Book Club

​Interested in reading and sharing your thoughts with others? Join us for some great discussion about        books we love.

WHERE Harrowsmith Free Methodist Church

WHEN  Every Fourth Thursday of the Month from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

REGISTERnatalee.lennox@sfcsc.ca or 613-376-6477 x310

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Cardio & Strength Exercise Class 
This class involves gentle to medium level exercise that is easily adaptable for all levels of movement
and coordination. 


WHEREIn-person

WHEN9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.   

COSTFREE for Grace Activity Pass holders

REGISTERnatalee.lennox@sfcsc.ca or 613-376-6477 x310

NOTE: for in-person classes please arrive 10 - 15 minutes early to complete the sign-in.

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Tech Tuesday

​Interested in learning more about your electronic device?  Come and receive support from a tech specialist or learn how to send an email or play a game online.

WHERE:   Suspended at this time

WHEN Suspended at this time

REGISTER natalee.lennox@sfcsc.ca or 613-376-6477 x310

WEDNESDAY

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Tai Chi 

Take part in an hour-long Tai Chi class that is focused on building flexibility, mobility, and balance!

 

WHEREIn-person (Sept - June) 

WHENEvery Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

COST:  FREE for Grace Activity Pass holders

REGISTERnatalee.lennox@sfcsc.ca or 613-376-6477 x310

NOTE: for in-person classes please arrive 10 - 15 minutes early to complete the sign-in.

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Fitness & Your Brain
This is a physical exercise class that teaches you how to get the most out of your aging brain. While your body is working on improving balance, coordination, aerobic capacity, and muscle strength, your brain will be working on an ever-changing series of fun and challenging mental tasks.

WHERE:  Sydenham Legion

WHEN Every Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

COST:  FREE for Grace Activity Pass holders

REGISTER:  natalee.lennox@sfcsc.ca or 613-376-6477 x310 

NOTE: for in-person classes please arrive 10 - 15 minutes early to complete the sign-in.

Membership

THURSDAY

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Cardio & Strength Exercise Class 
This class involves gentle to medium level exercise that is easily adaptable for all levels of movement
and coordination. 


WHERE In person

WHEN9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.  

COSTFREE for Grace Activity Pass holders
REGISTER:  natalee.lennox
@sfcsc.ca or 613-376-6477 x310

NOTE: for in-person classes please arrive 10 - 15 minutes early to complete the sign-in.

Euchre/Games Club

Enjoy playing cards?  Come on out to play this fun trick-taking game of four players.  Join friends for some games and social time.  Any and all levels of players are welcomed, come to teach or learn new games!

WHERE:  Sydenham Library Community Room

WHEN First and Third Thursdays of the Month from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

COST:  FREE for Grace Activity Pass holders

REGISTERnatalee.lennox@sfcsc.ca or 613-376-6477 x310 

NOTE: for in-person classes please arrive 10 - 15 minutes early to complete the sign-in.

FRIDAY

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Pole Walking 

An outdoor walking class of medium to high intensity, walking through Sydenham using urban poles (poles provided).

WHERE In person and outdoors (seasonally)

WHEN9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.   

COSTFREE for Grace Activity Pass holders
REGISTER:  natalee.lennox
@sfcsc.ca or 613-376-6477 x310

NOTE: for in-person classes please arrive 10 - 15 minutes early to complete the sign-in.

OTHER ACTIVITIES (check calendar for current dates, times and location)

Volunteering
Transportation
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Painting Workshops

Beginner to experienced painters are welcomed to a short painting lesson followed by a full session.  

WHERE:  Check calendar above for current location

WHEN Check calendar above for current date and time

COST:  Canvas, paint and brushes provided for a $5 donation

REGISTERnatalee.lennox@sfcsc.ca or 613-376-6477 x310 

NOTE: for in-person classes please arrive 10 - 15 minutes early to complete the sign-in.

Volunteering

Please talk to us if you are interested in becoming a volunteer at Southern Frontenac Community Services and help out with various social and recreational activities and events.  Our Volunteer Coordinator would love to hear from you! Call 613-376-6477 ext. 308 for more info!

Transportation

Transportation is available to attend Grace Centre activities.  Please reach out to our Transportation Coordinator at 613-376-6477 ext. 307 for more information.  *Subsidies available for those who qualify.

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