The City and County of Grande Prairie have partnered together to bring fun, free activities to their communities as part of Seniors’ Week taking place June 5 to 11.

Activities are held at the Eastlink Centre and include:

Two seniors deep aquatic classes.

  • Tuesday, June 6 from 10:15 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • Thursday, June 8 from 10:15 a.m. to 11 a.m.

 Two introduction to essentrics dryland classes.

  • Tuesday, June 6 from 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 8 from 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m.

 A multi-sport event featuring pickleball, cornhole and floor curling.

  • Tuesday, June 6 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

The seniors deep and introduction to essentrics classes are all available by registration only and have room for 10 participants in each class. Those interested in registering can visit or call AccessGP at 311.

The four classes also include a special seniors snack and chat for registered participants to get together to enjoy coffee, snacks, door prizes and conversation once the class is over.

Pre-registration is not required for the multi-sport event, which is open for activity drop-in.

“The City is looking forward to being part of Senior’s Week, an important celebration in our community! Having these events to support and connect with seniors, is an integral part of building an inclusive, caring community,” says City of Grande Prairie Mayor Jackie Clayton.

“Seniors play such an important role in our communities. Through their hard work and contributions across the region, they established the community values and heritage that we hold dear to this day,” says County of Grande Prairie Reeve Bob Marshall. “We are pleased to partner with the City to celebrate our seniors and provide an opportunity to enjoy free activities at the Eastlink Centre is just one of the ways we are saying thank you to seniors for all that they do.” 

Stay up to date with the City and County Seniors’ Week events by visiting or register for Seniors Week activities today by contacting AccessGP at or by calling 311.


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Media Contacts:            

Anna Stewart
Community Social Development Program Coordinator, City of Grande Prairie

Dale Bond
Home Support Coordinator, County of Grande Prairie