Senior resident group getting ready to play guitar

Activities & Amenities at Chartwell Rockcliffe in Ottawa 

Our recreational programs highlight wellness and fun, so you always have a choice of interesting things to do at Chartwell Rockcliffe. Our activities are designed to enrich your physical, social, emotional, intellectual, spiritual and vocational well-being. As always, the choice is yours—you can drop by a casual activity or gathering throughout the day or plan your time to take advantage of the activities in our scheduled events calendar that pique your curiosity. 

  • Senior ladies enjoying the game of cards
  • Senior ladies playing shuffle board
  • Senior ladies dressed up in Caribbean theme and enjoying drinks

Participate in our engaging activities 

Our dedicated team organizes life enrichment activities that suit our residents’ interests and abilities. Join your neighbours for a lively game of bridge or shuffleboard. Check out a discussion with an informative guest speaker or our in-house book club. Take part in a senior fitness class to help you stay healthy and active. There’s also an array of educational and artistic programs, such as art shows and gardening, for you to discover and enjoy with your neighbours at the residence. 

Senior residents applauding after a piano performance by a resident.

Explore our variety of on-site amenities 

Upscale amenities, just steps from your private suite door, are a valued benefit of retirement living. Our well-appointed, comfortable social and activity spaces are sure to inspire you with wonderful natural light and incredible views of the city, river, and green spaces! Indulge in a little pampering in our spa or choose from more than 4,000 volumes in our fireside library. Connect with a visitor on our outdoor terrace, surrounded by mature trees and well-tended grounds. Our country kitchen is an ideal place to see a culinary demonstration or try your hand at a new technique. Do your own workout in our fitness room, ​​take a dip in the therapy pool, or watch a classic film in our movie theatre.  

tipped over bucket of popcorn

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!