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Senior Programs

Senior Programs

Visit our Adult Recreation & Education page to find out about our other programs! 

City of Victoria LIFE credits are welcome for select programs. Call Crystal Pool to find out more about the LIFE program at 250-361-0732. 

Please note: information here and in the City of Victoria Active Living Guide are subject to change - please call the Burnside Gorge Community Centre at 250-388-5251 for the most current info on our programs. The Burnside Gorge Community Centre is closed on stat holidays

Learn for Life 

Watercolour Painting for all Ages

If you have always wanted to paintwith watercolours, come and try them in a friendly atmosphere. Splash on colours and blend washes for beautiful art! This is a free class but registration is required. Please call 250.388.5251 or email the instructor, Sayukta, at: 

May - Sept 2017, first Sunday of every month 

Sept 3, 9:30am-10:30am 


Zumba Gold and Yoga                                                          

Always wanted to Zumba but thought it might be too much for you? This class combines gentle Zumba Gold dance and fitness moves with yoga stretches, breathing exercises and deep relaxation. It is ideal for for beginners, active older adults and other participants who may need program modifications.

54908  Tu        Sept  12                     9:30am – 10:30am      Free Trial Class

54907  Tu        Sept 19 –Oct 24          9:30am – 10:30am      6/$48

54910  Tu        Oct 31 – Dec 5            9:30am – 10:30am      5/$40     


Seniors Lunch 'N Learn 

Socialize with other seniors in the community while enjoying a delicious and nutritious homemade meal. This program features a mix of guest speakers, social activities and theme activities during the holiday seasons. Call 250.388.5251 for more information.

Th           Jan 5 – Aug 3                   12pm–1pm          Lunch                   Drop-In /$4 

                                                     1pm – 2pm          Presentation

NOTE: Closed August 10, 17 and 24. Program resumes Aug 31! 

Th        Aug 31 – Dec 14          12pm–12:45pm          Lunch              Drop-In /$4 

                                             12:45pm – 1:30pm     Presentation

*Calendar of upcoming presentations available at BGCA Front Reception and at the bottom of this page.


Strength, Conditioning and Balance for 60+ 

The first step is the most important!  This well rounded program will focus on activities to improve strength, balance, mobility and cardiovascular fitness.  A certified BCRPA instructor will use light weights, resistance bands, fitness props and a fun selection of agility games to improve overall fitness.  Have fun, make new friends and feel good about yourself. All levels of ability welcome. Instructor: Janice Arnot

54065  F          Aug 4 – Sept 1            10am – 11am  5/$30

54946  F          Sept 8                          10am – 11am  Free Trial Class

54947  F          Sept 15 – Oct 27         10am – 11am  7/$42

54948  F          Nov 3 – Dec 1             10am – 11am  5/$30    

To register for a program or for more info please call 250-388-5251

Visit our Adult Recreation & Education page to find out about our other programs!