Come for the Programs... Stay for the People.


Accepting Applications for CLSA Bookkeeper Position

CLSA is seeking a qualified, part-time (15 – 20 hours/week) bookkeeper to provide expertise and service to our Association.  For more information about this advertised position, please view the description here.


CLSA Negotiating Committee Q & A's

Your CLSA Negotiating Committee has been approached with some questions regarding its work and the status of ongoing negotiations with the City of Edmonton.  

We hope this "Question & Answer" document, will be of interest to our members.


Make a Difference - Become a CLSA Board Member

To build on the successes of our organization and to innovate going forward - for the benefit of our current and future members - we need the vision and stewardship of dedicated volunteer Board members. 

Consider how you might find meaningful application of your skills and experience by becoming a CLSA Board member.  You are needed.  Please consider putting your name forward as a candidate for election at our Annual General Meeting on March 26th.   Additional information is available at the Front Office, or via email to  clsaboard@clsaedmonton.ca


"Heart Fit" February Fitness Centre Promotion

During the month of February, use of the Fitness Centre between 1:00 and 3:00 pm (Monday to Friday) will be FREE to CLSA members. 

Each time you “work out” during this promotion period/time slot, enter your name into a draw to WIN ONE FREE (calendar) MONTH of Fitness Centre use! More information at the Fitness Centre. 


Introducing Our CLSA Staff

The good work of many people, make great things happen at CLSA! In addition to our dedicated volunteers who work tirelessly on behalf of our membership, we have three "super" staff members... (from left to right) Theresa, Louise, and Kelly.  When you see them in the Front Office or around the Centre, please give them a big smile!


Learn a New Sport: Pickleball, Badminton or Table Tennis!

Sign up to enjoy a NEW Tuesday "Learn to Play/Have Fun Pickleball" afternoon - or the Thursday afternoon "Learn to Play/Have Fun Badminton/Table Tennis".  Check our new Winter Program Guide under CLSA Clubs for more info.  

We are accepting new participants throughout the programming season!  Join us for fun and activity!


CLSA's WINTER 2015 PROGRAM GUIDE is Here!

Ready? Get Set! Learn (and Get Active)!  We are very excited to provide you with another season of outstanding Program, Activity and Club offerings.  Check out our new courses, general interest sessions, and activities.  Sign up for our new "Sports for Fun" afternoons of Pickleball, Badminton/Table Tennis!  Register early for returning favourites and clubs.

And as always... "Come for the programs... Stay for the people!"


Free Coffee & Treats - and Fellowship!

We are trying something new... "CLSA's Cuppa Corner"!  Please join us in the atrium - Tuesdays (10:00 - 2:00) - to enjoy a free coffee and treat, while visiting with friends and new acquaintances... checking out our programs... heading to/from an activity... reading in the library... or surfing the web.  See you there!


2015 Registration Begins

The new Program Guide is out... CLSA Clubs are open for 2015 registration... and our members - new and returning - are busy making their plans for the new year. Be sure to register early for the best selection, and the opportunity to take advantage of our "Early Bird" savings.


Kudos and Encouragement From One of Our Members!

"CLSA is a real treasure for seniors.  It's a place to meet other seniors and get involved in lifetime learning. I feel it is a privilege to have such a facility here in Edmonton. Tuesdays are free coffee days. Why not see for yourself!"   - Bev M. 


We Are Celebrating Our Website Milestone!

Our new CLSA website was "launched" at the end of May, and we are now receiving over 1300 visits a month!  We are working hard to keep our content fresh, informative and enjoyable.  Thank you for helping us to reach this "milestone"... and we hope you continue to find many reasons to keep coming back.


Play Pool for FREE!  Bring a Friend!  Have FUN! 

Until the end of March 2015... Members & their guests can now play pool for free! Phone (780-442-0949) or in-person bookings can be made at the Fitness Centre desk... or drop in if the table is open. Please see volunteers at the Fitness Centre for more information. (Remember! Free coffee and treats on Tuesdays in the Atrium 10:00 - 2:00.)


Do We Have Your EMAIL Address?

78% of respondents in our recent CLSA Member Survey indicated that they prefer to receive communications from us via email.  In order to send email to you, we require your permission.  If you have not already done so, please provide consent so we can keep you "up-to-date" on all of the great things happening at the Centre!! 


Questions about seniors programs and services?

You can now call one number to access information about seniors programs and services. Call the Seniors Information Phone Line by dialing 2-1-1, and the Information and Referral Specialists at 211 will connect you to programs, services and resources in the Edmonton area.  Read more.