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)

SWESA 2022 Annual General Meeting

The SWESA Annual General Meeting for 2022 will be held on Monday May 30 2022 at the Yellowbird East Community Centre beginning at 12:00 noon (registration and social gathering) and at 1:00 p.m. (Annual General Meeting).

CLICK HERE to view more information for the 2022 Annual General Meeting and the documents to be presented.

Hello Neighbour – We’d like to meet you!

As part of our 10 Year Anniversary celebrations, SWESA is excited to launch the “Hello Neighbour – We’d like to meet you!” Project. This project will support social participation and inclusion of all older adults in our community – and promote volunteerism.

CLICK HERE to view more information for this project.

10 Year Anniversary Celebration

CLICK HERE to view more information on our upcoming 10 year anniversary celebration (party!).

SWESA Mask Policy

CLICK HERE to read about our approach to wearing masks at SWESA.

The SWESA Latest News Page

CLICK HERE to display the SWESA Latest News page.  The Latest News page was last updated on May 20, 2022 with the Hello Neighbour project.

SWESA FUNDRAISING 2022

The draw for the SWESA 10th Anniversary 50/50 raffle was held on Saturday April 2, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. Congratulations to the winner Fran Goplin who received $1,387.65. The total ticket sales for the raffle were $2,775.

Please consider donating to SWESA to help continue to operate and provide affordable programming. Your support goes directly to programming and social activities for seniors in southwest Edmonton.

CLICK HERE to view all of our upcoming fundraising events for 2022.

SWESA’s operating funds come from grants; membership and program fees; and a variety of fundraising efforts.  Fundraising ensures our programs are affordable, accessible and can grow to meet the interests of people 55+ in southwest Edmonton.

If you have ideas on fundraising for SWESA or would like to host your own fundraiser for SWESA, please contact us at info@swesa.ca.

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CLICK HERE to view our Spring/Summer 2022 Program Guide (May 2022 to August 2022) (PDF file), updated and posted on April 19, 2022.

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.