Senior resident enjoying the game of billiards in the activity room

Activities & Amenities at Chartwell Van Horne in Smiths Falls 

It’s easy to be social when you’ve got interesting activities and amenities right at your residence. At Chartwell Van Horne, you can enjoy a range of leisure and life enrichment programs that are tailored to your interests. As always, your involvement is up to you. Take a look at our events schedule to see if there’s an event or gathering that piques your curiosity, or simply drop by our many amenities for casual get-togethers with your neighbours. Our programs are designed to enhance your physical, social, emotional, intellectual, vocational, and spiritual well-being.  

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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 

Choose from a range of fun and inspiring educational and recreational activities at Chartwell Van Horne. Enjoy listening to visiting musicians as they perform in our comfortable common areas. Consider learning a new technique or fine-tuning your existing creative skills with a creative or crafting workshop. Stay active with a fitness class or relax with a good book in our fireside lounge. Our shuttle bus is the place to be when you’d like to join your neighbours for a morning or afternoon out at one of Smith Falls’ scenic spots, cultural venues, restaurants, shopping centres, or sporting events.  

Senior ladies dressed up in Caribbean theme and enjoying drinks

Explore our variety of on-site amenities 

Open, bright, and spacious, our common areas are welcoming places to take part in a variety of programs and events. Join a lively discussion with a guest speaker in our multipurpose room, find a new read in the library or connect with a friend over a snack and a drink in our bistro. Do some online research or check your email in our computer lounge or stop by our convenient tuck shop. Our residents tell us how much they love our lovely outdoor courtyard as a place to recharge, socialize or do a little birdwatching.  

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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!