News


Holiday Hours

The office re-opens January 7, 2019 and most courses will begin the week of January 14th.

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Volunteer Opportunity: Volunteer Director

At the heart of our volunteer-run organization are the women who sit on our board of directors. At this time, the Centre is seeking candidates for the volunteer director position. Board members are elected for a 2-year term, which may be renewed. Won’t you consider joining the team? Here is some more information: Volunteer Director The volunteer director coordinates and tracks the volunteers recruited during the course of a busy Centre year. Most of the work for this position can be done at home. The fall months are the busiest time for the volunteer director as ...

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WIWC Walking Club

Mondays 10:30 - noon Meet in the green space on Belmont across from Avenue Rodney Looking for a new way to motivate yourself and others to get moving?  The group meets every Monday morning at 10:30 a.m. rain or shine. This activity is free to all members including moms with strollers. Occasional childcare for pre-school aged children is available; please contact Iva at iva.rooney@wiwc.ca in advance. Walking with a friend is a great way to take the hard work out of working out and can improve your overall fitness and cardiovascular health. Get up and get moving!...

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WIWC Walking Club

Free walking group for WIWC members.
Mondays 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 pm

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Our Summer of Computer Fun!

This summer, the work has continued on the Women's Centre's online registration project.  We have been greatly assisted by our very dedicated summer student, Srivishalatshi Chidhambaram. A huge thank you goes out to Visha! We hope members will be able to register for their courses in the comfort of their own homes in the not too far-off future. In the meantime, the work continues and so too will in-person registration sessions! From time to time, we'll be testing different processes on our website. We hope this will not be too disruptive and we thank ...

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Next Session: Fall 2016!

The West Island Women's Centre is now closed for the summer months -- but we are looking forward to welcoming you to our Fall 2016 session! Were you a member in 2015-2016 or have you joined our mailing list? If so, mark these dates on your calendar: Week of August 1: You will receive an email with all the forms you need to pre-register for the upcoming fall session. Tuesday, August 30: It's pre-registration time! Sessions will take place from 9-11 a.m.; 1-3 p.m.; and 6:45-7:45 p.m. After August 30, pre-registration continues during office hours until 3 ...

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Around The Centre

News from the Women’s Centre Welcome to the beginning of a very special year at the West Island Women’s Centre! This year, we celebrate our organization’s 40th anniversary. We have arrived at this important milestone thanks to a huge number of women. From the small group who worked together to create our organization back in 1975 to last year’s stellar team of volunteers and staff, the Women’s Centre’s story is filled with hardworking and inspiring women. And with the help of our members and staff, our story will continue for many more years to come. Let the ...

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Winter Registration Coming Soon!

It is time to start planning for the Women's Centre's upcoming winter session! The Winter Session takes place from January 11 to March 24, 2016 (10 weeks) Note that there are no classes during the first week of March (February 29 to March 4, 2016). See below for important dates and times: Friday, November 20 at 3 p.m. Tell your friends! This is the deadline to become a member to be eligible to pre-register for the winter session. Week of November 23 The Winter Course List will be posted on our website. Registration forms will be emailed to members ...

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