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The MacKay Centre organizes programs and activities each week. You can keep up to date with our programs by viewing our monthly Event Calendar, by downloading our monthly Newsletter ‘The MacKay Messenger’ or by checking out our Community Calendar in the Goderich Signal Star. Some of our most popular programs include our weekly dining program ‘The MacKay Meal deal’, Euchre & Bridge, Tai Chi and Fitness Classes, Footcare Clinic, Choir and Senior Games.

The MacKay Centre is an excellent facility for large and small gatherings, such as open houses, birthday/anniversary parties, wedding/bridal showers, meetings, seminars etc… We offer reasonable rates - our centre is close to downtown Goderich and is fully accessible. Please call us 519-524-6660 for more information and rental inquiries.

MacKay Meal Deal

Join us Tuesday’s at 12:00p.m. and enjoy a hot, delicious three course meal served family style served to your table. Call Kathleen at 519-524-6660 by Monday noon to reserve.

Cost - $10.00 members, $12.00 non-members

Gift Certificates available from the office – may be used for any Tuesday Meal Deal.

*Download our Newsletter for this month’s menu.

MacKay Choristers

MacKay Choristers meet every Thursday at 9 a.m. in the auditorium of MacKay Centre. 2 sessions per year – September to December & February to June. The choir performs at the Sound of Goderich in May and also in the Goderich Christmas Concert in December. In October they present a Cabaret. They also entertain at local nursing homes.

For information regarding registration fees please call Margie Ridder at 519-482-5033. New members are always welcome.

MacKay Fitness

Seniors Fitness & Strength Training

Class Times:
Classes Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings.
Please call Kathleen Buckley at 519-524-6660 for further information and class times.

Instructors: Irene Gordon & Kathleen Buckley

Tai - Chi

Cultivating Mind & Body – Taoist Tai-Chi society internal arts of Tai Ji Quan is a gentle set of movements that promotes health and well-being for people of all ages in all heath conditions.

Senior Classes:    Mondays and Thursdays at 1:30 p.m.
Beginner Classes are offered in the fall & late winter

*For more information contact Marion Duquette: 519-524-5981


Bridge - Mondays at 1 p.m.
Lunch & Cards - 2nd Wednesday of the month. 12:30 p.m. ( $5.00 )
Bid Euchre - Thursdays at 1 p.m.

*Download our Newsletter for up-coming Card Parties!

The Goderich Art Club

The club meets every Wednesday at 1 p.m. Special workshops are offered throughout the year. Their annual art sale and show is held at MacKay Centre in August.

For more information call Liz Schweitzer at 519-482-5623

Children's Theatre Company

The Children’s Theatre Company resides here at MacKay Hall.  Under the dynamic direction of Jacqui Knap, the Children’s Theatre group is comprised of young people from ages 5 to 12 who share an interest in live theatre.  The group develops its own theatrical presentation or adapts and existing one and presents a public performance of their effort.  Consider joining the Children’s Theatre Co.

*For more information contact – Jacqui Knap -

Ontario Horticultural Association

Since 1906, the Ontario Horticultural Association (OHA) has led Ontarians in all things horticultural. Our organization is an integral part of this province’s cultural fabric. The OHA of Goderich has been maintaining the beautiful gardens at The MacKay Centre for over 10 years.  We meet every 3rd Tuesday of each month between April and December at The MacKay Centre – Time: 7:30p.m. Fees: - $7.00

*For more information contact – Paula Harris - 519-441-2558

Footcare Clinic

Held the second and fourth Wednesday of each month. 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon. Please bring your own towel. Fee: $20.00

Call Nancy at 519-525-2192 for an appointment.


Nia combines martial arts, dance and healing arts like yoga with music, danced in bare feet or soft soled shoes.

Perfect for anyone who loves music, loves to dance and have fun.

Instructor:  Ruth Percy
Call 519-524-2252 for more information

Mondays 4 p.m.; Fridays 1:30 p.m.
$50 for a  week pass/$10 drop in fee.


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