Senior resident group getting ready to play guitar

Activities & Amenities at Chartwell Monastère d’Aylmer à Gatineau

Located in the heart of Old Aylmer in Gatineau, Chartwell Monastère d’Aylmer is the former residence of the Redemptorist fathers, whose historical mark it retains. Nearby, you’ll find a number of easily accessible shops and services that will satisfy all your needs. If you love a good waterfront, visit the Aylmer Marina and the beautiful Des Cèdres Park, both located within driving or walking distance.

Our teams also provide opportunities for leisure and social life at the residence. We offer many activities for seniors tailored to your interests, from fitness classes to stay in shape to yoga and pet therapy to help you relax. Have a green thumb? Join our garden club! There’s nothing more calming and rewarding than getting in direct contact with the earth.

  • Senior ladies enjoying the game of cards
  • Senior ladies playing shuffle board
  • Senior couple admiring the painting they created.

We offer many programs and group activities, so you can enjoy a fulfilling retirement. We also offer plenty of day trip opportunities. Looking to spend more time with friends and family? Have them over for a game of pétanque, darts, billiards or cards! Or, if you like your alone time, try arts and crafts, gardening or a visit to the library. No matter what your interests are, we have the activity for you. 

Senior ladies dressed up in Caribbean theme and enjoying drinks

Explore our variety of on-site amenities 

Chartwell Monastère d’Aylmer also offers welcoming, cozy common areas where you can just relax and have a good time. Is there anything better than an afternoon movie on a rainy day? Or, if you’re looking for fun and good company, the game room is the place to be. If you want to get moving, take a dip in the pool or sweat it out in the exercise room!

And why not enjoy some fresh air in our beautiful courtyard, a quiet and serene wooded area that will give you an instant feeling of comfort. We all know how deeply beneficial time spent in nature can be. And this is the perfect place to do just that!

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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!