New Hope offers a wide range of classes on a quarterly schedule.  Most classes run from 6-12 weeks. You must be a member to register for the class and membership fees of $35 are collected on a yearly basis.

To promote accessibility we offer a transport service for $2 round trip Monday and Wednesdays of the week. Please contact Evita at 514 484 0425 ex 225 or [email protected] to for more information and to register for a ride.


We will be accepting registrations via phone starting August 28  9am 1 800 613 1732 on going until classes are filled.

For payment please make your checks out to
New Hope Senior Citizens Centre or bring your cash to your first class.


Wednesday Ongoing 11:00-12:00

Open Knitting Group

Monday 1:00-2:00 pm



If you like to knit or you are just a beginner this group is for all levels to learn and share the enjoyment of knitting. Beginner materials provided.

Lunch Monday  and Wednesdays 
$7.50 per for a 3 course meal Please see weekly lunch menu on menu page.

Exercise With Carole Monday
Ongoing and no need to register
10:30 am -11:30 am
$2 per class.
This a an uplifting low impact exercise class using the chair for assistance and balance.

Exercise With Trudie Wednesday
Ongoing and no need to register
10:30 am -11:30 am
$2 per class.
This is an uplifting low impact exercise class using the chair for assistance and balance.

Tech Time Class

A collaboration with the Atwater Library’s digital learning program. Bring your cell phone, tablet and or computer and learn how to use them.

Tuesdays Oct 3-Dec 5 12:30-2:30 $40


Wednesdays 1:00-2:00 (bi-weekly)

Oct 4th, 18th Nov 1st, 15th, 29th, Dec 6th FREE or PWYC donation

Every other week we will be hosting a special screening sponsored by The National Film Board of Canada. This cinema club features iconic Canadian documentary and groundbreaking narrative films. Includes a discussion and exclusive bonus material. Tea, coffee, and popcorn will be served!


Tuesdays 10:00-12:00

September 26th-October 24th $40

This course explores emotional expression through varied visual art mediums including painting, drawing, collage, and more. Instructed by art therapist Avery Walker, no prior art experience necessary!


October 5,12,19 26 $

25 Thursdays 10:30-12:30 

Samantha will serve as your guide on a fashion forward journey that embodies environmental values and frugal sensibilities. The workshop includes an introduction to upcycling (using sewing, design, and alterations to repurpose old clothing and materials) and practical skills for building confidence and individuality through developing your personal style.

The Older Adult and Leisure/Layola Campus

A collaboration with Concordia University older adults become a valuable members of the class room participating in class discussions and readings.

2:45-5:30 (Sept. 25, Oct. 2, Oct. 23, Oct. 30, Nov. 6, Nov. 13, Nov. 27, Dec. 4)



Thursdays 11:00-12:00

November 2nd-December 7th $20

An all levels dance course, instructed by Moira, that incorporates elements of Tap, Jazz, and Musical Theatre. No special shoes required! Holiday performance optional.

TAI CHI Intermediate

Tuesdays 10:00-11:00

September 19th-December 5th $60

A practice that involves a series of slow gentle movements and physical postures, a meditative state of mind, and controlled breathing. This course welcomes participants who have take n TAI CHI previously instructed by Heather McDow.


Tuesdays 12:30-2:30

September 12th -November 28th $10

This group, facilitated by Jacques, explores the watercolour technique by using an image to copy. Geared for experienced watercolour painters who would like to practice in a group setting. Paper provided, but not paint.


Mondays & Wednesdays 10:00-12:00

Continuous $2-25 price range per item

Our tiny thrift shop is located at our Centre and provides low-cost clothing for our seniors and broader community. Donations can be dropped off Monday-Friday 9:30-2:30.

Gardening Group

Wednesday 2:30-4:30 at Layola Campus, Garden is located at the end of Terrbonne st.

Come and garden with us! Help New Hope grow the food used in our meals and for our piloted organic basket program. If you work one hour in the garden you can take a portion of harvest home. No experience necessary, just bring a hat and water.