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Events & Activities
We’re pleased to provide you with a wide range of activities, both on-site and throughout the community. Our full-time activities director is dedicated to organizing regular trips to shopping centres, churches and grocery stores, as well as special outings such as picnics, sightseeing tours, boat trips and theatre visits. There are also plenty of in-house activities, including crafts, movie screenings, music appreciation, exercise classes, and bridge and other card games.
Check out Our Monthly Calendars
At Carlingwood Retirement Community, we offer everything you need for your safety, comfort and enjoyment, so you can choose the experience you want. Have a look at our online events calendar to see what activities are lined up for the coming month.
To see a full gallery of images from our events, please visit our Facebook page
Be a tourist in your own city! Enjoy organized day trips to various different places in and around Ottawa.
Visiting Mosaïculture Gatineau 2018.
Ladies from the Craft Group have made a commitment to St Mary's Home for young mothers and mothers-to-be. On July 27th they brought 20 hand-made painting-smocks for the children, and enjoyed a tour of the home and meeting young mothers. The ladies are continuing to knit and craft for the Carlingwood Christmas bazaar, with proceeds to go to St.Mary's.
Residents enjoy opportunities to participate in recitals and other events with local children from the community.
Residents are encouraged to get their hands dirty in gardens around the community.
What our Residents are Saying
“Thank you so much for all that you do for my dad. You take such wonderful care of him; we so greatly appreciate all your kindness and support.”
– Deb & Family
“We have thoroughly enjoyed our two years here and have been completely happy with the services provided by your dedicated staff. We could not have asked for better. We look forward to receiving a continuation of the high standard of services maintained by the Riverstone family of retirement residences.”
– Elaine & Hugh
“Their caring and devotion to the residents is always evident and it provide us, the families, with much reassurance especially in difficult times. Thank you to everyone.”
“Over the months, she truly viewed it as home. She also made new friends, which helped her mindset tremendously as she was isolated in her old apartment and had no real social interaction outside family and doctors. She has been lucky to be relatively healthy and independent, but we always knew Carlingwood had solutions should she need additional assistance. It was also evident that the staff acted like a family (everyone knew everyone else and all just wanted to help) which significantly contributed to a positive environment. I know that culture is hard to cultivate and impossible to fake.”