The West Island Division of the Cummings Centre is committed to responding to the evolving needs of the 50+ community. We offer diverse and quality educational, social and cultural programs, as well as meaningful and enriching volunteer opportunities.

NEW! WEST ISLAND PROGRAMMING

Join us for fun programs provided in collaboration with West Island Federation CJA, Congregation Beth Tikvah and the Cummings Centre

Choose from Line Dancing, Strength & Flexibility, Essentrics, Bridge, Mah-jong, Parent/Grandparent and Tot Music program, Jewellery workshop and more. Register today! Programs are currently running through June 18.

Registration is available on JLive West Island or contact
[email protected]514.734.1763

Programs are partially funded by CHSSN

LINE DANCING CLass FOR BEGINNERS
 FREE  IN PERSON 

Learn how to Line Dance with this beginner level, one hour class. You will swing and dance to different styles of music.

DATE: Mondays May 6 – June 17 7 sessions 
TIME: 10:30 – 11:30 am

Funded by the CHSSN

Register here

STRENGTH & FLEXIBILITY for ages 50+ – $70
 IN PERSON 

This beginner to intermediate class will focus on improving strength, mobility, and flexibility through mindful movements. Intervals involve standing and seated exercises.

DATES: Wednesdays May 8 – June 19 1:30 – 2:30 pm ($70)

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Bridge (2 over 1 class) – $140
 IN PERSON 

For intermediate to advanced bridge players. Topics covered include 2 over 1 responses, as well as game forcing sequences of XYZ, 4th Suit Forcing and Roman Key Card Blackwood conventions, how they tie in to slam bidding.

DATES: Tuesdays May 7 – June 18, 2024

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BRIDGE FOR BEGINNERS (PART 2)- $105
 IN PERSON 

This course will cover competitive bidding, overcalls, and negative doubles.

DATES: Tuesdays May 7 – June 18, 2024

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Music with Heather –  $100
 IN PERSON 

This engaging 7-week music and movement class is for caregivers and their babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. It has musical activities for each stage of childhood development. We will sing, dance, and play hand percussion instruments, and will include special songs for holidays. Within this fun environment, we will sing, play, learn, and grow through music.

DATES: Mondays May 6 – June 17, 2024

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MAH-JONG- $60
 IN PERSON 

Mah-jong is quickly becoming the most popular tile game in Montreal. It is a game of skill, strategy, and calculation and involves a degree of chance. It is fun and social. There are many benefits to learning a game like Mah-jong, as it has been proven to help with short-term memory, attention, and logical thinking.
In the 4 sessions, you will learn to identify the tiles, how they go together, how to read your Mah-jong card and decide what Mah-jong you will build for the win.

You need to purchase your 2024 Mahjong card from Cummings Centre Boutique.  Please arrange with Leah Dayan, [email protected]

DATES: Mondays May 27-June 17, 2024  – 4 sessions
TIME:  7 – 9 pm – EDT

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Social Walking Club
 FREE  IN PERSON 

Join us as to get your steps in amongst the company of others!  Meet us at the Federation CJA building to explore the neighbourhood and the parks and get some fresh air!

DATES: Thursdays May 9 – June 20, 2024
TIME: 10 – 11 am – EDT

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Art with Lisa
 FREE  IN PERSON 

This beginner art program offers a space for participants to engage in art projects in a supportive environment under the guidance of a certified Art Therapist. Weekly projects will focus on acrylic painting, watercolours, charcoal, pastels, ink, collage techniques and explore themes such as landscape, portraiture, culture, dreams, and more.

DATES: Fridays May 10 – June 21 7 sessions
TIME: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm – EDT

Funded by CHSSN

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Book Club- $5/ session
 IN PERSON 

Meet in-person with a group of people to discuss books and express opinions, likes, dislikes, etc. in a fun, relaxed and interactive setting. Meets monthly at the Federation CJA West Island building.

DATES: Mondays, April 8 – June 10, 2024

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WEST ISLAND MEN’S CLUB
 IN PERSON 

Men! Want some time to hang with your buddies? Come join us for a weekly meet-up of schmoozing, playing cards or board games with the boys, watching sports and more.

BOXING INTERVALS
 IN PERSON 

Join a class to exercise your cardio, coordination & strength with boxing inspired training techniques. For class options specific for individuals with Parkinson’s Disease, contact Anne Newman at 514.734.1841.

Location: Seconds Out Boxing
4287 Saint-Jean Boul., DDO

Partially funded by the Cummings Centre Foundation

PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP
 FREE  IN PERSON 

DATES: Thursdays • April 4, May 2, June 6, July 4, August 1 • 5 sessions
TIME: 1:30 – 3 pm – EDT

Funded by Parkinson’s Canada

For registration call Anne Newman at 514.734.1841. 

PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP FOR CAREGIVERS
 FREE  IN PERSON 

DATES: Thursdays • April 4, May 2, June 6, July 4, August 1 • 5 sessions
TIME: 1:30 – 3 pm
Funded by Parkinson’s Canada

For registration call Anne Newman at 514.734.1841. 

Interested in volunteering? Call 514.734.1791 or email [email protected] 

CUMMINGS WEST: 96 Roger Pilon St., Dollard-des-Ormeaux, QC, H9B 2E1,
Tel:
514.734.1763, Email: [email protected]