Activities & Amenities at Chartwell Gibson in North York

You’ll always have plenty of fun and creative things to do and places to go when you live at Chartwell Gibson, thanks to our recreational activities and excellent on-site amenities. You can enjoy whichever options you find most interesting on our organized events calendar, or join in informal activities and gatherings taking place every day around the common spaces in the residence. Our programs are designed to enhance your day from multiple angles by contributing your physical, emotional, social, intellectual, spiritual, and vocational wellness.

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

Participate in our engaging activities

The active, engaged residents at Chartwell Gibson have a wide range of interests, which is reflected in both our impromptu socials and planned activities and programs. Enjoy live music, dance, and other demonstrations by guest entertainers, or take part in cultural activities to celebrate our diverse resident and staff population. Check out a fitness class or an exhibit by a local vendor or organization. Indulge in a little friendly competition over a game of shuffleboard. If you don’t want to take public transit or drive, feel free join your neighbours on an outing to explore North York and Toronto, from sightseeing trips to restaurant outings to arts excursions.

Senior residents applauding after a piano performance by a resident.

Explore our variety of on-site amenities

If you’re looking to get creative, you might like to participate in artistic and culinary workshops held in our craft room, country kitchen and activity room. The library and lounge are quiet spots to read and rejuvenate or catch up with a neighbour, while the games room is a hub for those who love to play card games and work on puzzles. Our “green oasis” reputation is especially deserved. You can relax and stroll in our tranquil outdoor space, complete with landscaped gardens, walking paths and comfortable furniture, or meet a friend in our soaring five-storey atrium filled with healthy green plants. Bring your newspaper to read at the bistro while picking up a snack or a hot beverage or take part in a service at the chapel.

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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!