Our History

Participants of one of our dining events.

Since opening in 1990, LA Centre for Active Living has been an oasis for people 55+ by serving their emotional, physical, recreational, social and spiritual needs for over 23 years. It is through these consistent and reliable offerings that the Centre has continued to evolve to its present day. In 2000, the Centre was incorporated and began to function as an autonomous organization (originally having been part of the Loyola Arrupe Housing Corporation).

In the years since incorporation, the Centre has continued to evolve and grow. Recently the Centre has embarked on an exciting new journey, in late 2012, the Centre relocated its office and program space to a Toronto Community Housing Corporation building called Rankin Apartments. Rankin Apartments are located in the heart of Bloordale Village.

Loyola Arrupe Centre for Seniors operating as LA Centre for Active Living

In its efforts to grow and engage our new community, Loyola Arrupe Centre for Seniors rebranded with a new name “LA Centre for Active Living”. This new name reflects the attitude of the Centre; promoting active and independent lifestyles! LA Centre for Active Living is a community based Senior’s Centre.

Our goal is to provide a wide variety of programs and services which promote independent community living for older adults inclusive of marginalized, economically disadvantaged and disabled populations. In collaboration with other service providers, we will facilitate equitable access to the Centre’s social, recreational and spiritual services which enable seniors to live with dignity, respect and confidence.