The Town of Tecumseh recognizes the importance of improving the quality of life for seniors and helping them lead safe, engaged, active, and healthy lives. If you are a senior living in Tecumseh, you can:

 Recreational programming

The Town of Tecumseh's Parks and Recreation Department provides seasonal recreational opportunities for seniors. Play a game of shinny hockey or go for a skate or maybe look at tennis or pickleball, or take an aquafit or swim class in the summer. Visit Register for a Program to search and register for programs as well as renting facilities.

You can contact the Tecumseh Arena at 519-735-2184, ext. 425 for additional information.

 Snow and Leaf Angels Program
The Town offers a Snow and Leaf Angels Program (Program) for residents. The Program matches volunteers, known as Snow and Leaf Angels, from the community with residents 65 and over or persons with disabilities who live in the Town and require assistance dealing with their leaves or snow removal.

To learn more about the Program and how to apply, please visit the Snow and Leaf Angels page.

Tecumseh Transit
The Tecumseh Transit bus service (TTS) serves the Town of Tecumseh. Seniors can ride the bus at a reduced rate. View the TTS route/schedule and transit fees.
Senior Advisory Committee (SAC)
The Senior Advisory Committee (SAC) provides advice to Council and Administration on issues that affect Tecumseh seniors. The SAC also works with Town departments, agencies, and organizations in order to improve the quality of life for senior residents in Tecumseh.

The SAC is continually working on senior initiatives such as:

  • educational workshops
  • collaborations with community partners such as Life After Fifty (LAF) to offer programming and social event opportunities.
Senior services
The Golden Age Club (GAC) is a senior active living centre, located in Tecumseh, which provides activities and services for older adults and seniors in Windsor-Essex County. The GAC offers a variety of weekly programs including bridge, euchre, pepper and cribbage, social dinners and events.

The GAC programming affords older adults and seniors an opportunity to stimulate cognitive functions as well as promotes social interactions.

The GAC also serves as a host location for TOPS (Weight Loss Program), along with Alcoholics Anonymous.

Community Support Centre (CSC) is a not-for-profit organization that provides programs and services for residents throughout Essex County. Services include:

  • meals on wheels
  • transportation
  • home support
  • foot care (twice monthly at the Golden Age Club).

Visit the Community Support Centre to learn more about the variety of programs and services and/or to book a Foot Care Clinic appointment.

Life After Fifty (LAF) is a non-profit organization and a registered charity in Windsor-Essex. LAF is a recreation centre for adults over 50 in the Windsor-Essex community. Seniors are able to participate in a large array of programs, classes, activities, and workshops designed to promote well-being and active living.

Regular weekly programs fall under three core streams:

  1. Health and Wellness (“Be Fit”)
  2. Skills, Development & Hobbies (“Be Well”)
  3. Personal Connections (“Be Social”).

LAF has two active living centres:

  1. West Side Centre is located at 635 McEwan Avenue, and
  2. East Side Centre is located at 8787 McHugh Street in the WFCU Centre.

Visit Life After Fifty for additional information on programs and services provided by LAF.