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2021 Annual General Meeting

Thursday, June 17 @ 1 pm Mark your calendars for our upcoming 2021 Annual General Meeting for the West Island Women’s Centre. Even though we cannot come together in person, we are looking forward to having you join us online through Zoom! If you are planning on attending the AGM, please RSVP here. If you have any questions or issues with registering on this form, please email agm@wiwc.ca. Come hear about what we have accomplished over the past year, elect the Board of Directors, review our financials and Annual Report, and learn more about how we are planning on adapting and growing our programming in the fall. Closer to the date of the AGM, we will ...

Spring 2021 Course Schedule

Click here to register Important information on our upcoming Spring 2021 session: Our Spring 2021 courses will take place online, mostly through Zoom.The membership fee for programming from January to June 2021 is $5.Courses begin April 12. There are no classes May 22 and 24. This year some of our fitness and yoga courses, marked below with an asterisk, will be offered in a virtual drop-in class bundle. The price of the bundle is $40 if you register by April 12 and $45 after April 12. Please see the course descriptions for more details.This spring we will offer a short session of outdoor fitness courses if public health directives allow. ...

Spring 2021: Dates to Remember

It is time to start planning for the Women's Centre's upcoming spring session! The spring Session takes place from April 12 to June 4, 2021 (8 weeks). There are no classes and the Centre is closed May 22 and 24 (Victoria Day weekend).  See below for important dates and times: Week of March 1 - The Spring 2021 schedule is posted on our website. Tuesday, March 9 - Pre-registration (for current members) begins online starting at 9 a.m. Wednesday, March 10 and Thursday March 11 - Pre-registration continues for current members online. Friday, March 12 - Open registration (for new and current members) begins online ...

Winter 2021 Course Schedule

Here is our Winter 2021 schedule!

Winter 2021 Course Schedule

Here is our Winter 2021 schedule!

Fall 2020 Course Schedule

Our Fall 2020 schedule is now available!

Fall 2020 Course Schedule

Our Fall 2020 schedule is now available!

Fall 2020 Course Schedule

Our Fall 2020 schedule is now available!

UPDATE – March 30, 2020: Closure of the Winter 2020 Session and Cancellation of the Spring 2020 Session

We would like to begin by thanking all our community members for your support. Your health and safety during this difficult time is very important to us and we recognize the challenges of maintaining social distancing. We very much appreciate your understanding as we evaluate the Centre operational considerations due to the COVID-19 situation. As per government directives, we have officially closed our Winter 2020 Session and cancelled the Spring 2020 Session. However, if we receive directives that we can reopen operations in May, we will evaluate how we can offer a shortened Spring 2020 Session. Notices will be sent out this week to both the Winter ...

Spring 2020 Course Schedule

Pre-registration for current members begins on March 9 at 7 p.m. Open registration for new and current members begins on March 16 at 7 p.m. THE PRO-RATED SPRING MEMBERSHIP FEE STARTING MARCH 16 IS $10.00 Courses begin April 14. There are no daytime classes April 21. There are no afternoon classes May 12. There are no classes and the Centre is closed May 16 and 18. Free childcare is available for most weekday daytime classes. To read the course descriptions, please click here.Note: Courses written in red are full - inquire about our waiting lists. For more information, please click here to contact us! DAY  TIME  COURSE  #WKS&nb...

Spring 2020 Course Schedule

Pre-registration for current members begins on March 9 at 7 p.m. Open registration for new and current members begins on March 16 at 7 p.m. THE PRO-RATED SPRING MEMBERSHIP FEE STARTING MARCH 16 IS $10.00 Courses begin April 14. There are no daytime classes April 21. There are no afternoon classes May 12. There are no classes and the Centre is closed May 16 and 18. Free childcare is available for most weekday daytime classes. To read the course descriptions, please click here.Note: Courses written in red are full - inquire about our waiting lists. For more information, please click here to contact us! DAY  TIME  COURSE  #WKS&nb...

TEMPORARY CLOSURE! NO CLASSES FRIDAY, MARCH 13

ALL DAYTIME AND EVENING CLASSES ARE CANCELLED FRIDAY, MARCH 13. As is stated in our Member's Guide, the Women's Centre will be closed when the Lester B. Pearson School Board and/or the Marguerite Bourgeoys School Board close. We will make up Friday's classes at the end of the session. If you would like to come by to pre-register in person, the Women's Centre's office is still open during the hours of 8:30 a.m. until 12:00 pm and from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m.

TEMPORARY CLOSURE! NO CLASSES FRIDAY, MARCH 13

ALL DAYTIME AND EVENING CLASSES ARE CANCELLED FRIDAY, MARCH 13. As is stated in our Member's Guide, the Women's Centre will be closed when the Lester B. Pearson School Board and/or the Marguerite Bourgeoys School Board close. We will make up Friday's classes at the end of the session. If you would like to come by to pre-register in person, the Women's Centre's office is still open during the hours of 8:30 a.m. until 12:00 pm and from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m.

West Island Women’s Forum: Speakers

PAULA M. TOLEDO, Singer-songwriter, writer, speaker and mental health facilitator Paula M. Toledo is a Social Entrepreneur; singer-songwriter, writer, speaker and mental health facilitator using the power of wonder, play and art to promote mental well-being. She is a Canadian Mental Health Association Advisor for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace and appears as a correspondent on GlobalTV News Montreal. She is Founder of The SocialWell Collective, a community that encourages in person ‘net-playing’; a form of truly connecting with each other face-to-face, as a means to support social bonding and well-being. She is a TEDx ...

Winter 2020 Course Schedule

It's not too late to register for the Winter session! See the full winter 2020 course list here.