FAQ & POLICIES
This season, the Cummings Centre is pleased to deliver just the right blend of in-person and online programs. Our flexible programming includes: in-person at the Westbury campus and various off-site locations, online via Zoom and a new hybrid format. Our diverse program delivery is designed to give you even more choice and flexibility. Winter 2024 registration is now on.
Please consult this list of Frequently Asked questions for valuable information.
The Cummings Centre’s Westbury Campus is open for in-person programs. We continue to offer a full range of online progams as well. For a directory of which program and services areas are open, click here
Yes, while we have increased the number of in-person programs this Winter including more Fine Arts, Crafts, Adapted Exercise, Personal Training, Workout Studio and Continuing Education and Social programs, we continue to offer a full range of online programs.
Our seasonal brochures are sent to current and lapsed members as well as some guests. To see if you are on the mailing list call 514.343.3510.
Mask wearing is optional unless working one-on-one or in close proximity with staff, specialists or volunteers.
The Vaccine passport is no longer required as per Quebec Public Health guidelines, for members and visitors.
Cummings Centre Staff and Volunteers are required to have proof of vaccination in order to work and/or volunteer at the Cummings Centre.
On-line, by telephone and in-person:
Monday 9 am – 4 pm
Tuesday 9 am – 4 pm
Wednesday 9 am – 4 pm
Thursday 9 am – 4 pm
By telephone or on-line only
Friday 9 am – 2 pm
The Cummings Centre is a membership-based organization. Courses require an updated membership.
We welcome guests. Non-members can register as a guest for designated events at the non-member rate.
NEW FREE PROGRAMS: The Cummings Centre is thrilled to offer a variety of free programs generously funded by the Government of Quebec through the Québec ami des aînés grant (QADA) and various collaborators. For a full list, click here.
A new membership year begins on April 1st. The membership fee is $30. Valid through March 31, 2024. To learn about the benefits of membership, click here
Visa, Mastercard, Debit & cheques (Cheques accepted only at our Westbury location).
Yes. Non-members can register as a guest for designated events at the non-member rate. If there is a program open to guests, there will be two prices indicated on the brochure.
All participants are required to register for programs in advance. Should you decide to join a course on the day it begins, please call ahead to confirm that the course is running and there is space available.
Select programs are transferable, these are one time only events such as a special event, lecture, or concert. All registered participants must identify themselves to staff to attend the function.
If the program is virtual – you will receive all the relevant program information by email a day before the event or course that is scheduled.
Refund and Credit Note Policy:
1. Courses, events, and workshops: No refunds or credit notes given 5 days or less prior to the start date of the session.*
Should a participant withdraw more than 5 business days prior to the start date, one of the following will apply:
a) Credit Notes: A full credit note will be applied to be used against a future purchase at the Cummings Centre; or
b) Refunds: A $10 administrative fee will be withheld, and refunds will automatically be applied against the credit card purchase.
2. Class extensions: No refunds or credit notes apply *
Only when payment was made by cash, cheque, or debit card will a refund be issued by form of cheque.
*Should these sessions be cancelled by the Cummings Centre, a full refund will be given.
Contact our intake team at 514.343.3514
Yes. The Cummings Centre offers limited indoor valet parking on a first come, first served basis in the Cummings Centre garage for members and visitors.
Monday to Thursday 8 am – 4 pm, Friday 8 am – 2 pm
Are you a Cummings Volunteer? Call to learn about
additional discounts. 514.734.1727
$10 per car or a booklet of 10 tickets for $80
There is also street parking around the campus.
To get more information on parking and accessibility, click here.
NEW! MORE SIT-DOWN CHOICES NOW AVAILABLE!
Monday – Thursday, 9:30 am – 2 pm
Located at the Cummings Centre, 5700 Westbury Ave., Montreal
New sit-down café at the Cummings Centre! Gather with friends over a freshly baked muffin and a coffee before your paint class, or a hearty sandwich after your workout.Café Soleil prides itself on being a welcoming, affordable and inclusive environment that employs neurodiverse adults. For more information call 514.734.1810
FEDERATION CAFÉINE BISTRO
Monday – Thursday, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Located at Federation CJA, 5151 Côte-Sainte-Catherine Rd., Montreal
Our ATASE (Assisted Transportation and Accompaniment Service) drivers accompany you to your medical appointments.
To find out more call 514.343.3514.
Courses may be subsidized based on certain criteria and an evaluation.
For more information call the Program Department, 514.734.1753.