The Township of Edwardsburgh Cardinal provides a suite of recreational programming for seniors and older adults, which encourage active living, fitness and healthy lifestyles.

Discover our skating programs, view our swimming programming and check out our Events Calendar for upcoming activities for all ages. 

Weekday morning walking group

Join a group of adults and seniors, who come out every weekday morning to walk the track at the Ingredion Centre in Cardinal, chat and enjoy each other's company from 8:00 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Seniors exercise class

The CPHC is holding a free Seniors Exercise Class on Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. The exercise class will take place at the South Edwardsburgh Community Centre, 24 Sutton Dr, Johnstown. For more information or to register contact Kim at 613-342-3693 EXT. 2303 or email

Adult fitness class

This spring we will be offering a boot camp style fitness class for adults, this program will run at the South Edwardsburgh Community Centre. All fitness classes are taught by our energetic instructor. Adult Fitness Class will begin January. Payment is due with registration and refunds will not be issued.

Dates: January 16th, 23rd, February 6th, 13th, March 5th, 19th, April 2nd and 9th

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. 
Cost: Eight classes for $50.00 

Participants are asked to bring indoor shoes, water and a yoga mat or towel. 
Participants are also asked to fill out a Par Q Plus form and bring it to the first class. 


Contact us for opportunities to volunteer within the Township. There are many reasons why it's a good idea to volunteer as a senior, including its social benefits, mental cognition improvement, the chance to give back to the community, physical engagement, the opportunity to learn something new, and its flexible time scheduling.

Volunteer Centre of St. Lawrence-Rideau

The Volunteer Centre of St. Lawrence-Rideau provides leadership opportunities, training and placement for volunteers in non-profit organizations, and helps create a sense of belonging and inclusion in the community for volunteers.

Community programs and memberships

There are many community programs and initiatives well suited for seniors in the community.

Senior Support Services

Senior Support Services (CPHC) provides client centred services for seniors and their caregivers which promote choice, independence and safety in their own homes and communities. Learn about their various support programs in Spencerville.

Royal Canadian Legion

The Royal Canadian Legion has two branches in the Township, with one in Cardinal and one in Spencerville. Join the Legion to take part in making a difference in the lives of veterans and their families, providing essential services in the community, and remembering the men and women who sacrificed in the line of duty.

You can also join the branches' Facebook groups:

Edwardsburgh Cardinal Public Library

Discover the Edwardsburgh Cardinal Public Library's many community resources, including fiction and non-fiction book lending, book clubs, computer and internet access, magazines and periodicals, adult programming, volunteer opportunities, homebound services, tech tutorials and eBooks.

Johnstown ATV Club

The Johnstown All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Club welcomes both casual and die-hard riders. The club's trail system extends from the Husky Truck Stop near Johnstown to Merrickville and area. Club rides, monthly meetings and annual events are provided to members each year.