Perth is a popular choice for Seniors to retire. Their are a large variety of housing options and assisted living opportunities.

Perth offers a wide variety of activities for Seniors: clubs, programs, exercise, home support, friendship, hiking, swimming, games, Heart Wise, Probus, quilting, horticultural, art, choir, Perth Citizens Band and Library.

Probus clubs are organizations for retired people who wish to maintain a social network with others who have similar interests. There are more than 4,000 Probus Clubs worldwide with over 300,000 members. Probus Perth is a particularly active club with more than 150 enthusiastic members. The club has monthly meetings, excluding July and August, featuring interesting and entertaining speakers and presenters on an eclectic range of topics. Members have the opportunity to talk about their own life experiences and it has been said that the country could be run by the members of our club based on their talents and achievements. Optional social activities are numerous and varied and include such things as annual trips to the 1000 Island Playhouse, local dinner / theatre events, fall bus trips to interesting sites, seasonal parties and lunches.......and much more. New members are always welcome.

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Perth Seniors Fellowship works with local groups and organizations to develop or offer activities and services for seniors at McMartin House.

Activities for Seniors at McMartin House typically include Bridge, Scottish Country Dancing, Line Dancing, Yoga, Crafts, and Rug Hooking, as well as Book, Stamp-Collecting and Friendship Clubs.

  1. To promote good fellowship among the citizens of Perth and District, and in particular the senior citizens of Perth and District;
  2. To promote and provide activities and events for the senior citizens of Perth and District;
  3. To include activities/events of a social, recreational or educational nature such as Rug Hooking, Knitting, Crocheting and other Crafts, Dancing, Exercise, Yoga, Card Games like Bridge and Euchre, Book Clubs, Stamp Collecting/Hobby Clubs and Friendship Clubs.
  4. To provide learning opportunities for our mature adult community such as opportunities to learn new Crafts or Hobbies, Dancing, how to play Bridge.
  5. To organize craft shows and social events for the citizens of Perth and District that will appeal to young and old.
  6. To maintain and establish an Elderly Persons' Centre: and
  7. To accept money from Her Majesty The Queen either in right of the Dominion of Canada or in right of the Province of Ontario, for any and all purposes including but not limited to the maintenance and operation of an Elderly Persons' Centre.
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Perth Enrichment Program for Older Adults
Service - Support - Synergy

At Perth Enrichment Program for Older Adults, we endeavour to enable our ageing population to remain vital, healthy and connected to their community, and strive to enrich the lives of those who need assistance to live safely and independently in their own homes.

Our community based, adult day program is designed to support and enrich the functionality of older adults through individualized plans of care.

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The Perth Citizens' Band has been an integral part of the musical and cultural heritage of the Town of Perth since 1852 and is the oldest continuously operating band in Canada. The continuity of the band from 1852 has been recorded in a book entitled, "Sound the Trumpet" written by local archivist, Daphne Overhill, published in 2002.

The band works during rehearsal times and socializes during breaks. Many lasting relationships are formed. Band membership includes married couples and children all volunteering their time for their own benefit and for the benefit of their audiences.

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Perth Duplicate Bridge Club For Info E-mail:

Rideau Trail Association - outdoor activities For Info E-mail:

Riverview Seniors Club - bridge, euchre, darts, pool and occasional trips For Info Call: 613-267-4400

Perth Tay Seniors Club - card games and lunch For Info Call: 613-267-1422

Fitness Exercise Program - Heart Wise Exercise standards For Info Call: 613-342-3693 ext.318 or 1-800-465-7646 ext.318

Lanark County Quilters Guild - all levels For Info E-mail:

Perth & District Horticultural Society - gardeners of all skill levels welcome For Info E-mail:

The Men of The Tay and The Women of The Tay - non-denominational chorus For Info E-mail:

The Perth Community Choir For Info E-mail:

Perth Performing Arts Committee For Info call: 613-326-1110 or 613-264-8696

Dynamite Tay Square Dance Club For Info E-mail: or call:613-283-6324

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