Chartwell Residents enjoying the game of Billiards

Activities & Amenities at Chartwell Barton in Newmarket

Chartwell Barton has a reputation for being a welcoming and friendly senior living residence in Newmarket. The seniors in our tight-knit community enjoy having a multitude of programs to choose from, all organized by our energetic teams. It means you always have a selection of things to do right in the residence, and they’re always optional. Our programs make it easy for you to connect with your neighbours and enjoy your favourite educational, physical, social, cultural, and recreational activities.

  • Senior residents performing chair yoga on chair with the instructor
  • Senior resident group getting ready to play guitar
  • Senior ladies enjoying the game of cards

Participate in our engaging activities

A rotating schedule of activities allows you to make the most of every day according to your interests and preferences. Since our residence appeals to active and independent seniors in Newmarket, Chartwell Barton has a fitness room with the gear you need to keep up your strength. There are also daily accessible exercise classes to help keep your mind and body active and to charge your social battery!

Live music, entertainment and arts and craft projects are always popular with residents who appreciate creativity and the arts. Our gardeners love to socialize together while rolling up their sleeves in our beautiful garden beds during the growing season or waiting for spring.

You might also enjoy participating in thought-provoking educational and cultural programming with guest speakers and presentations.

Plus, you can count on our staff to organize day trips to local destinations, whether to shop and do errands, pick up fresh fare at Strawberry Creek Farm, attend a play or classical concert at NewRoads Performing Arts Centre, or explore local history at Elman W. Campbell Museum.

Senior ladies dressed up in Caribbean theme and enjoying drinks

Explore our variety of on-site amenities

Your suite is only the beginning of your living space at Chartwell Barton. In addition to our dining room and bistro, we have several on-site amenities that residents love to use on their own or during group activities. Keep up your daily workout routine in our fitness room or get swept up in a good book from our in-house library. Check the daily schedule to find out what will be happening in our activity room, from games to workshops, or meet a friend to chat in the lounge. Movie nights bring everyone together for classics or new releases. While the residence faces Leslie Street, we also have a tranquil and lush backyard for residents to enjoy.

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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!