Senior resident enjoying the game of billiards in the activity room

Activities & Amenities at Chartwell Duke of Devonshire in Ottawa

With activities that focus on your wellness and interests, you’ll always have interesting things to do at Chartwell Duke of Devonshire. Our life enrichment programming is designed to enhance your physical, emotional, social, intellectual, spiritual, and vocational well-being. The best part? You can enjoy whichever options you find most appealing on our organized events calendar, plus spontaneous activities and socials taking place every day.

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  • Senior resident throwing Bocce ball while the other look over her
  • Senior residents applauding after a piano performance by a resident.

Participate in our engaging activities

Recreational activities reflect the interests and preferences of our residents. Popular activities include our exercise classes to help you stay active, educational events such as book clubs, visiting authors or guest speakers, or year-round cultural events to celebrate diverse holidays. You can also look forward to outings into the Ottawa community, with transportation included: we might try a new restaurant, attend a seasonal festival or concert, see the latest art or museum exhibit, go shopping, browse another Ottawa neighbourhood, or enjoy a sightseeing tour to take in the tulips in the spring or the vibrant leaves around Thanksgiving.

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Explore our variety of on-site amenities

The amenities are among the many conveniences of contemporary senior living at Chartwell Duke of Devonshire. You can count on catching up in the lounge, movie nights complete with popcorn in the theatre, staying active in the fitness room, reading the paper in the library, or having your hair or nails done in the spa. The activity room is also where you might express your creativity at an arts or crafts workshop. Whether you take part in organized events with your neighbours or use these spaces doing whatever brings you purpose and joy, the amenities give you plenty of options in how to spend your day.

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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!