Senior residents applauding after a piano performance by a resident.

Activities & Amenities at Chartwell Chartwell Royal on Gordon in Guelph

At Chartwell Royal on Gordon, our warm setting provides the perfect place for you to truly enjoy your retirement with laughter and connection. We provide so many ways for you to pursue fun and meaningful activities in a social atmosphere with like-minded peers. Here, the choice of how you spend each day is yours!

  • Senior ladies chatting and enjoying painting
  • Senior residents playing Bocce
  • Senior resident engrossed in finishing a big puzzle

Participate in our engaging activities

Our life enrichment team has developed a full roster of activities designed to keep you engaged, healthy and active if you choose. For example, if you’re seeking a fun, easy way to stay healthy, try our Rhythm ‘N’ Moves exercise classes, where we practice a simple movement routine to music. You’ll quickly see why it’s everyone’s favourite class! We also offer chair yoga to help you stay strong and flexible. Or, if you’re looking to keep your brain in shape, try our FitMinds classes, where you’ll learn different ways to boost your cognitive skills.

We all know that one of the key elements to happiness and health is a rich social life. The many opportunities for connection are one of the reasons our residents love living at Chartwell Royal on Gordon. We offer so many ways to make new friendships and deepen existing ones, from fun socials and cultural activities to enjoying live entertainers. Find other travel buffs through our Ports of Call event, a monthly opportunity to celebrate a destination through shared stories and a special menu. Our Java Music Program is a wonderful way to share your thoughts and feelings with peers too.

Senior ladies dressed up in Caribbean theme and enjoying drinks

Explore our variety of on-site amenities

You will get a sense of just how welcoming our residence is the moment you walk through our doors. The first thing you’ll notice is the dining room, where you’ll enjoy your meals with friends and family. Our bistro is the perfect place to help yourself to a fresh treat and hot drink too.

Gather in our common rooms to play a game of cards or take part in one of our many workshops and classes. Keep up your strength and flexibility with the equipment in our fitness room. Our library is the perfect cozy spot to find a new read, and our movie theatre is where we screen some of your favourites. We even have an on-site hair salon for a new style or trim! Outside, you’ll find our peaceful walking trail and private courtyard with patio and gazebo—perfect spots to socialize or relax with the newspaper.

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If you want to experience what it’s like to live in our retirement residence, there’s no better way than joining us for an activity or outing. It would be our pleasure to host you for an activity that appeals to your interests or have our Lifestyle & Programs Manager walk you through a sample of a senior living monthly activity calendar!

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See our life enrichment experiences in action

What does the life enrichment experience at Chartwell look and feel like? What activities, social events and programs can you expect if you or a loved one move in? We answer those questions and more in our video series, where you’ll hear from Chartwell experts about our retirement residence programming, daily activities, social experiences, outings and so much more. You’ll also see real Chartwell residents and staff as they participate in some of the goings-on in our retirement communities!