Maple Ridge is an excellent city that offers a wide range of activities suitable for individuals of all ages. It is an ideal destination for seniors who desire to remain lively and self-reliant during the summer season. If you have a penchant for staying active, acquiring knowledge, or enhancing your overall experiences, Maple Ridge is a fantastic city that caters to all these interests. Continue reading to discover various ways in which you can ensure both you and your family are entertained throughout the summer.

Register for a Program

Maple Ridge offers many different programs and activities everyday that you can register for based on your interests. Each of their facilities have an assortment of activities such as swimming, fitness programs, sports, arts and crafts, and many more to choose from. These activities can be enjoyed with family and friends, or even by yourself.

Participating and volunteering with other seniors is a great way to give back to your community while also being able to meet new people.

Visit a Museum or Art Gallery 

Maple Ridge is a city filled with a lot of history; therefore it is a great idea to spend time at a local museum such as The Maple Ridge Museum & Community Archives, or an art gallery such as The ACT Art Gallery, to enrich your perspectives and experience the city’s culture.

The Maple Ridge Museum & Community Archives is a fantastic museum that focuses on local history. The museum has a handful of permanent exhibits such as the Early Settlers Corner, The Katzie First Nation, Japanese Canadian Settlers, and many more. Throughout the year there are temporary exhibitions that are featured within the museum as well. This is definitely a great activity to both entertain and educate yourself and your family members on the city of Maple Ridge.

The ACT Art Gallery is known for their mission to promote and celebrate primarily Canadian artists in their gallery. Admission into the gallery is free while they always appreciate donations in the gallery or online. If you are a big fan or expert of art, you can even sign up to become a docent for the gallery.

Enjoy a day at the Park 

If you are looking for a free activity that is good for the whole family, your friends, or even just yourself,  consider taking a trip down to Maple Ridge Park. Maple Ridge Park is a large park with several trails,  playground, a horseshoe pitch, river access, and many beautiful shaded areas to have a picnic under.

The park is also wheelchair accessible.

Visit the theatre

Are you a theatre or music fan? Visit ACT Presents Theatre to watch a production or listen to a local performer. The theatre features music, theatre, dance, screenings, comedy, and other engaging performances year-round. The theatre also provides theatre, music, dance, and several other artistic classes for all ages.

There are always fun things to do in Maple Ridge no matter your interests or experience level. Enjoy one of these activities with your family and friends, or take yourself on a date and enjoy it alone.

If you’re looking to find the right seniors community in Maple Ridge, for you or a loved one, book a tour at Greystone Manor Retirement Residence today! Contact or call 604-467-2808 today to learn more. We look forward to getting to know you!