FAQ & POLICIES

This fall, 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. Fall season registration in now on.

Please consult this list of Frequently Asked questions for valuable information.

The Cummings Centre’s Westbury Campus is open for a limited number of in-person classes in addition to its full online offering. For a directory of which program and services areas are open, click here

Yes, in addition to online programs, there will be a select number of in-person programs including Fine Arts, Crafts, Adapted Exercise, Personal Training, Workout Studio and Continuing Education. Watch out for new social programs.

NEW THIS FALL! Hybrid programming available for select programs. In addition to In-Person, Online and In-Home programs, the Cummings Centre is launching Hybrid programming. Choose between in-person and online programs for select programs. To learn more call 514.343.3510.

Anyone entering the building is required to wear a mask at all times including during in-person programs.

The Vaccine passport is no longer required as per Quebec Public Health guidelines, for members and visitors.  Visitors to the building will be required to answer a short questionnaire adhering to CNESST* guidelines for entry into the building.  Please note that these guidelines are constantly changing.
*CNESST – Commission on workplace standards, fairness, health, and safety

Cummings Centre Staff and Volunteers are required to have proof of vaccination in order to work and/or volunteer at the Cummings Centre.

As of 9 am August 22, you can register:
Online: www.cummingscentre.org
By telephone: 514.343.3510
In -person: at our Westbury Campus, 5700 Westbury Ave., QC, First Floor

On-line, by telephone and in-person as of 9 am August 22
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 FUNDED BY THE GOVERNMENT OF QUEBEC: 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). For a full list, click here.

A new membership year begins on April 1st. We currently have a membership joining special, Join for only $30, 40% off the yearly fee. Offer valid through March 31, 2023. 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.

1. One-time events and one-time workshops: No refunds or credit notes apply*
2. Courses with two sessions or less: No refunds or credit notes apply*
3. Class extensions: No refunds or credit notes apply*
4. Courses with three sessions or more: No refunds or credit notes will be given within 5 business days 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 course or program at the Cummings Centre; or
b) Refunds: A $10 administrative fee will be withheld. Refunds will automatically be applied against the credit card purchase

All programs paid for by credit card will be refunded via credit card. All others will be refunded by cheque

*Should these sessions be cancelled by the Cummings Centre, a full refund will be given.

We offer a variety of meaningful and fulfilling flexible volunteer opportunities both in-person and virtual.

To learn more please:
Volunteering Application Form
Call 514.734.1791 or email [email protected]

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. The cost is $10 per visit for parking or, a booklet of 10 tickets is available at a cost of $80 (save 20%).

Monday to Thursday 8 am – 4 pm
Friday 8 am- 2 pm

There is also street parking around the campus.

To get more information on parking and accessibility, click here.

Caféine Bistro in the Cummings House

We are pleased to announce the reopening of Federation CJA’s Caféine Bistro in the Cummings House Lobby.
We will be serving a full range of coffees and a limited menu of pastries, sandwiches, salads, and snacks.

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Thursday, 8:30 am – 1:30 pm

5151 Côte-Sainte-Catherine Rd., Montréal

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.