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Activities & Amenities at Chartwell New Edinburgh Square in Ottawa 

At Chartwell New Edinburgh Square, our friendly staff works hard to offer activities that are designed to enrich your physical, emotional, social, intellectual, and spiritual well-being. Our residence amenities also make it easy and natural for you to socialize with your peers. As always, you decide what to get involved in. You can meet up at informal get-togethers or choose from a variety of organized activities on our events calendar.  

  • Senior residents performing chair yoga on chair with the instructor
  • Senior resident group getting ready to play guitar
  • Senior residents chatting and enjoying a glass of wine

Participate in our engaging activities 

Our residence features a wide array of fun and interesting activities. Here, our active residents look forward to live music and entertainers, including singers and classical musicians, as well as engaging guest speakers. Learn a new skill or pursue an existing passion in our arts studio or activity room. If you wish, you can join your neighbours on cultural outings, restaurant visits, sightseeing tours and more in Ottawa and the surrounding area, aboard our comfortable shuttle bus. Yoga, billiards, and exercise classes are also popular with our residents.  

Senior ladies dressed up in Caribbean theme and enjoying drinks

Explore our variety of on-site amenities 

Excellent amenities right on site make Chartwell New Edinburgh Square an inviting place to be. Relax on our terrace or do a little gardening in our landscaped green spaces. Keep active in our fitness room, catch a movie in the theatre, or watch an interactive cooking demonstration in our well-equipped country kitchen. Both the bistro and the lounge offer relaxing places to catch up with a friend. If you’d like to host a catered dinner party, just book the private dining room and select a menu, and we’ll take care of the rest. Indulge in a little pampering in our hair salon, or find a great new read in the spacious library.  

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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!