Senior ladies dressed up in Caribbean theme and enjoying drinks

Activities & Amenities at Chartwell Jardins Notre-Dame in Gatineau

At Chartwell Jardins Notre-Dame, you’ll be charmed by the ambiance, modern décor and hotel feel of our residence. As you cross our threshold, you’ll soon notice the warm, family-like atmosphere. Upon your arrival, you’ll be invited to take part in one of our many organized activities. The choice to participate is yours, but you might just find the joy of our residents to be very contagious—especially since we offer something for everyone.  

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

Participate in our engaging activities 

Games, including bowling, pétanque, darts and pool, are always popular among residents. Fans of videogames also get to enjoy their pastime among friends. 

To promote an active, fulfilling retirement, Chartwell has created the Live Now life enrichment program featuring a wide range of wellness experiences. We strive to empower you to pursue your passion and embrace opportunities to connect with others who share your interests. At our home, there’s always something to do to spice up your life. 

Senior residents applauding after a piano performance by a resident.

Explore our variety of on-site amenities 

You may have noticed the gorgeous billiard table in the middle of the lounge, near the library. Why not set up a game? At Chartwell Jardins Notre-Dame, we provide you with every opportunity to connect and have fun. There’s even a lovely little bistro where you can enjoy a cup of tea or coffee. Chat with friends or our staff on our spacious patio or take in our gorgeous flower gardens.

If you want to stay active, you’ll love our large indoor pool. If swimming isn’t your thing, you can always work out in our fitness room or join one of our many group classes, such as yoga or dance.

We also have a chapel if you enjoy starting or ending your day with prayer or meditation. 

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!