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. monthly luncheons, choir, bus tours, book club)

The SWESA Latest News Page

CLICK HERE to display the SWESA Latest News page which was last updated on April 11, 2021.  The documents for the SWESA AGM to be held on April 26, 2021 have been posted.

SWESA NOW HAS ON-LINE AND LOW INTENSITY IN-PERSON PROGRAMS

As COVID-19 precautions are being lifted, SWESA is offering a growing range of on-line and safe in-person programming.  CLICK HERE to discover our new spring programs.  As soon as Alberta Health Services gives us the green light, we will once again enjoy our usual wide variety of programs and social activities.

Our Mother’s Day 50/50 raffle is open for online ticket sales

Click on the 50/50 button below to buy your tickets now!  Our online ticket sales will close at 11:00 a.m. on May 8, 2021 and the draw will be held at 2:00 p.m. on that day.  All proceeds will support upcoming programs.  Please consider buying tickets and supporting this resource in southwest Edmonton.  As of April 12, 2021, our sales total is up to $2,096!  Think of what you could do with over one thousand dollars!

50/50 Donate Now Annual Appeal Grants

This year will continue to be a challenge as long as COVID-19 precautions preclude our usual fundraising activities. 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.  Click on the buttons below to find out more about fundraising in 2021 and watch for news of our Annual Appeal this fall.  Please note: The Microsoft Internet Explorer browser will not be supported after August 17, 2021.  You will need to use another browser to access the Canada Helps website (after you click the Donate Now button).

SWESA PROGRAM LOCATIONS

Blue Quill Community League
Blue Quill Community Centre
Terwilleger Rec Centre Senior's Lounge
Terwillegar Community Rec. Ctr.