Welcome to SWESA

SouthWest Edmonton Seniors Association (SWESA) is one of Edmonton’s newest seniors’ centres and we invite you to join us! SWESA is member-driven, working in concert with community groups and partners. Our programs and services empower older adults in southwest Edmonton to be active and feel part of a vibrant community of seniors.

Through a number of community locations, SWESA offers:
• Instructional Classes and Drop-in Activities (e.g., fitness, arts and crafts, informational talks and workshops, games and cards, coffee and chat)
• Services (e.g. access to home support services, book shops, a puzzle exchange, volunteer opportunities).
• Events and Activities (e.g.  choir, book club)

The SWESA Latest News Page

CLICK HERE to display the SWESA Latest News page.  The Latest News page was last updated on December 2, 2021 with an article in the December Riverbend Ragg-Times written by Colleen Crozier about SWESA and Christmas.


Please consider donating to SWESA to help continue to operate and provide affordable programming. Your donation will help make a difference in seniors lives.

SWESA’s 2021 Annual Appeal began on October 1, 2021 and it’s off to a great start. Will you join the growing list of seniors and community partners supporting our campaign?

CLICK HERE to find out more about this year’s campaign or click on the DONATE NOW button above to donate directly.  Help spread the news of the campaign by having your photo taken with our campaign poster at the Blue Quill location. SWESA’s operating funds come from grants; membership and program fees; and a variety of fundraising efforts like the Appeal.  Fundraising ensures our programs are affordable, accessible and can grow to meet the interests of people 55+ in southwest Edmonton.

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notice to all swesa program and activity participants

The SWESA COVID 19 guidelines were updated on October 28, 2021.

CLICK HERE to read the COVID-19 safety guidelines for everyone attending programs or visiting our locations.


CLICK HERE to view our Fall 2021 Program Guide (September 2021 to December 2021) (PDF file), posted on September 2, 2021.

CLICK HERE to view our Contact Us page with our staff contact and SWESA locations information.

CLICK HERE to see our membership information page and purchase a SWESA membership.

CLICK HERE to view our weekly bulletins that are sent via email to all SWESA members.