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About Cummings Centre

The Cummings Centre's mission is to empower and enhance the quality of life of adults age 50 and over by providing dynamic and innovative programs, social services, and volunteer opportunities in a vibrant, respectful, inclusive and compassionate environment. Building on its Jewish heritage, Cummings embraces people from all ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds.

Create your future at the Cummings Centre

Keep your brain active Keep your brain active and stimulated as you age pursuing creative outlets at the Cummings Centre. Transitioning to retirement can be exciting for some and daunting for others. After decades of giving back in so many ways to employers‚ children and aging parents, retirement brings on a new [...]

2019-09-23T10:11:34+00:00 October 1st, 2018|Programming|0 Comments

Fun in fitness

Finding her niche The Cummings Centre is the perfect fit for exercise enthusiast Connie Abramovitch. Since taking an active role in the organisation five years ago, the longstanding member has not looked back. Connie's passion Abramovitch has developed a passion for the cardio dance and aerobics classes, offered Mondays and Wednesday [...]

2018-09-13T12:29:11+00:00 September 25th, 2018|Health, Programming|0 Comments

The Benefits of Working with Cables

The Cummings Centre Workout Studio is equipped with cable-based strength training machines. Working with cable-based machines offers many benefits over the use of seated single-muscle weight machines. Isolation First and foremost, because you are standing as opposed to seated, cable machines activate your core muscles – abs, lower back, hips and [...]

2018-09-13T12:28:50+00:00 September 13th, 2018|Health|0 Comments

Ethnomusicologist rocks on for students

Over his many years teaching at the Cummings Centre, Concordia University Professor of Music and Ethnomusicologist, Craig Morrison, has welcomed music lovers and lifelong learners to his classes. "My goal is to make the music come alive for the varied participants by presenting songs and performers in the cultural context of [...]

2018-09-13T12:29:17+00:00 September 3rd, 2018|Programming|0 Comments

Navigate your future

The world of technology is open to all to explore at Cummings and staying connected has never been easier. Whether keeping in touch with a grandchild living out of town or indulging in online shopping. Providing our members with opportunities to expand their learning through technology is a priority. Take the tech challenge [...]

2018-09-13T12:29:22+00:00 August 27th, 2018|Programming|0 Comments

Master Your Skills Behind The Camera

Through teaching a variety of photography classes at Cummings, professional photographer Marko Kulik knows that people are creative by nature. “Just like with any type of art form, from painting to sculpture and so many others, photography is a wonderful way to express oneself. Learning a few basic rules about the art [...]

2018-08-13T15:32:38+00:00 August 20th, 2018|Programming|0 Comments

Caregiving responsibilities explored at the Cummings Centre’s Caregivers Conference

The Cummings Centre is uniquely placed within the community to understand and respond to the evolving needs of the caregiver. Caregivers are often too busy taking care of others not realizing the very real psychological and physical consequences their caregiving duties have on them. The Caregivers Conference The Social Action Committee [...]

Put pen to paper

Creative writing instructor Suzanne Reisler Litwin designs each class to take students to parts of their lives that they want and need to express. “The cultural and spiritual richness of our community is explored in so many ways through the medium of creative writing. When students share their work, it‘s amazing to see  how the topics [...]

2018-08-14T10:28:17+00:00 August 12th, 2018|Programming|0 Comments

Welcome to Fall at the Cummings Centre

A myriad of activities Inspiration, creativity, health and well-being, forging friendships and giving back distinguish the daily workings of the Cummings Centre. Members are able to participate in a myriad of activities, learning new skills and keeping active in mind and body. A vibrant community centre and proud Jewish organization for [...]

2018-08-06T16:39:47+00:00 August 6th, 2018|Programming|0 Comments

Post-Stroke Adapted programs at Cummings opens doors to improvement and social engagement

Discharge from a rehabilitation hospital does not mean an end to physical improvement from a stroke. A post-rehab exercise program that promotes movements that are repetitious, intensive and focused is the key to rewiring the brain and regaining control of your body. This philosophy during the development and teaching of all [...]

2018-06-18T13:40:58+00:00 June 14th, 2018|Adapted Programming, Health|0 Comments