The Ponoka Drop-In Centre

Our centre provides recreational and social activities for seniors in Ponoka and area. The facility opened in 1986, and underwent a significant upgrade and renovation in 2012. All of our activities are overseen by volunteers. The overall operation of the centre is governed by a dedicated group of board members.


New members are welcomed!


Rooms within the facility:

  • Auditorium – seating tables and space for approximately 100 persons
  • Kitchen – adjacent to the auditorium
  • Card Room – tables and seating for approximately 50 persons
  • Billiard/Pool Room
  • Art Room
  • Craft Room
  • TV and Computer Lounge


Visit our activities page to find out which day of the week your favorite activitiy is happening. [ Activities ]



The facility is available for rental purposes. Information regarding the rental process can be found on our rental information page.  [ Rentals ]



GOSPEL MUSIC NIGHT - Fridy, September 23 at 7:00pm join us at the Drop In Centre for Country Gospel and Inspirational Favourites with Visions Country Gospel.  This is a favourite group that we have enjoyed many times.  Cost is $5.00 at the door and everyone welcome.  Refreshments will be served.    For more information, contact Gail  at 403 783 2450   



Effective June 30, 2022, the Drop In Centre needs a Facility Rental Coordinator.  This is a key position because the rentals make up 75-80% of the Drop In annual revenue..  In addition to the regular activities, the Drop In Centre provides a venue for events that align with our rental policy.  The Drop In Rental Policy has been rivised amd is available on the web page.  Duties of the Rental Coordinator include meeting with potential renters, completing the rental contract, distribute the keys, post event inspectionand collect the keys.  Dorothy Houghton will provide transition training.  Please consider this opportunity to contribute to the Drop In Centre.


Exercise Group resumes Tuesday, September 27 at 9:30am


Pairs bridge resumes on Thursday October 6 at 1:00pm



5015 - 46 Avenue, Ponoka
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