Age-Friendly Activities & Resources



The Town of Grand Bay-Westfield is a recognized Age-Friendly Community with a vision to provide a community where all older adults are living a healthy, active and engage lifestyle – right here at home. Through support from Town Council, Government Partnerships and Community Volunteers – we continue to strive to improves the lives of all residents.

The various lists below provide details on recreation, health services, transportation and housing options in Grand Bay-Westfield.

Click on each (+)  symbol below for applicable details.


If you are interested in receiving updates and information from the Town’s Age-Friendly Committee, including events, presentations on health services, recreation, financial planning, and other age-friendly community initiatives – please sign-up for our “Age Friendly Community Distribution List.”
Please contact Rick Adams, Town of Grand Bay-Westfield Recreation Programs Coordinator, via the following email address: RADAMS@TOWNGBW.CA



Are you looking to get involved with the community? The Age-Friendly Committee (details below), is helping grow the impact of seniors in the Grand Bay-Westfield region and is always looking for volunteers. You can also look through other Town Committees if your interests lie with community events, emergency response or Town planning.

Please click here to apply for some of our Town Committees online or use the Community Volunteer Application


Grand Bay-Westfield Age-Friendly Community Committee

Purpose of the Committee

The Grand Bay-Westfield Age-Friendly Community Committee is an advisory committee of Council which makes recommendations on matters regarding policies and services related to the physical and social needs of those who are aging in our community.

Current Members

Chair: Dave Sheaves

Council Representative: Councilor Bev Day

Member-At-Large: Debbie Searle (acting secretary)

Member-At-Large: Debbie Childs

Committee Objectives/Responsibilities

  • To prioritize, oversee, promote and encourage implementation and continuous development of the Grand Bay-Westfield Age-Friendly Community Action Plan.
  • To encourage the community to view policies, projects and programs with an age-friendly lens.
  • The committee will work in partnership with the Grand Bay-Westfield Municipal Departments.
  • To foster an inclusive and caring community that respects and values the well-being of seniors.
  • To promote living a healthy, active and engaged lifestyle in Grand Bay-Westfield.
  • To increase awareness of support services, learning opportunities, social events and future planning for transportation and housing needs.
  • To monitor funding available for Age-Friendly initiatives, apply for funding and oversee the execution of funding.
  • Provide feedback and advice to Council on its policies, plans and services that impact older adults.
  • Consider and provide advice on key Government initiatives, programs and reviews.
  • Represent the views and needs of the older adult population within Grand-Bay Westfield.
  • Strengthen partnerships with residents and groups providing services in our community.
  • Contribute to a cycle of continually assessing and improving Grand Bay-Westfield’s age-friendliness and to regularly report to the public on the progress of Age-Friendly projects.
  • To seek input and feedback from residents formally and informally, review results and advise Council of any recommendations or changes to the Grand-Bay Westfield Age-Friendly Community Action Plan on an annual basis.
Recreational Activities

Recreational Activities

Business / Group Name Website Phone Number Email Date of Activity
Art Party (506) 653-7488 Check website for updates
Bayview Branch Legion #22 (506) 738-8020 Check website for updates
Cribbage at St. Matthew’s Church Wednesdays from 7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. $10 per person
Indoor Walking Club (506) 738-3474 Tuesday – Wednesday 10 AM to 11 AM
Old timers softball N/A (506) 609-1477 Contact for details
Raven Brook Holistic Healing (506) 609 4760 Contact for details
Rising Tides Healing Centre (506) 217-8433 Check website for updates
River Valley Gaden Club (506) 757-2720 Second Thursday of each month at 7 PM at Town Centrum
River Valley Page Turners N/A N/A Second Wednesday each month 10 AM to 11 AM at Brundage Point
River Valley Seniors Club N/A (506) 738-2024 N/A Contact for details
RV Lions Club (506) 738-3435 Check website for details
Senior Art Club N/A (506) 343-1710 Monday 930 AM to 12 PM at Town Hall Centrum
Seniors Cards & Games N/A N/A Contact for details
Yoga in the Bay (506) 261-0750 Check website for details
Yoga for Seniors / 50 Plus Tuesdays and Fridays at Brundage Point River Centre from 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.($12 / class)
Zoomers (CELLAB) (506) 458-7034 Monday & Thursday 10 AM to 11 AM at Brundage Point River Centre
Health Services

Health Services

Business / Group Name Website Phone Number Email
Bayshore Home Care Solutions (506) 633-9588
Darlene’s Home Support Services N/A (506) 738-7733
Grand Bay Guardian Drugs (506) 738-8406 N/A
Human Performance Centre – Clinic (506) 738-8299
Human Performance Centre – Fitness (506) 738-3554
Meals on Wheels Saint John (506) 658-1888
Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy (506) 738-3355
Rising Tides Healing Centre (506) 217-8433
Saint John Food Purchasing Club (506) 632-5537
Senior Caring Home Support Cell (506) 639-8006 or Office (506) 721-0278
Long-Term Care Homes

Long-Term Care Homes

Business / Group Name Website Phone Number Email
Kiwanis Lodge – Western Kings N/A (506) 738-3604 N/A
RV Lions Inglewood Manor (506) 738-3435
Seely Lodge Special Care Home – Martinon (506) 639-4478
Seely Lodge Special Care Home – Murray (506) 644-8100
Serenity Cove Special Care Home N/A (506) 757-8155 N/A


Business / Group Name Website Phone Number Email
A2B Transportation N/A (506) 631-0968 N/A
Saint John Accessible Bus (Handi Bus) (506) 648-0609 N/A
Saint John Transit (506) 658-4700 N/A
Community Facilities (outdoor and indoor)

For all inquiries about Town facilities or recreation, please contact the Town Office at (506) 738-6400

Brundage Point River Centre – Click here

Recreation Facilities – Click here

Town Map – Click here