The terms listed below are frequently used on our website and program guide.

Membership Fee: The costs to be a member of CLSA. Membership allows you to participate in the activities at the Centre at reduced rates. The annual membership fee is $35.

Program Fee: The cost of a course/program session or presentation. This fee covers the expense of the instructor, facility, and administration of the programs offered.

Circle: Any Club commencing for Fall Programming will temporarily be referred to as a 'Circle.' See our Clubs page for more information.

Class: Occurs only one day within a course or program session.

Course: A program that is only offered once in a season.

Program: Primarily fitness, repeats, and rollover courses.


Session: A program that has multiple offerings in a season.

Season: The actual time of year in which a course, program session, presentation, activity or special event occurs. Three CLSA program guides are produced yearly, which cover instructional seasons (Winter, Spring, and Fall).

Term: A timeframe in which a multi-day course is offered (generally 6 weeks in length/two Terms per Season. Spring/Summer Season may have three terms).

Workshop: Used to describe a one or two-day course or program that includes hands-on experience.


Lecture/Presentation/Demonstration: Used to describe a one-day course where there is only observation and no hands-on participation.


Club Fee: The cost to belong to the club. These fees ensure room rental and help cover the cost of administration and programming expenses.


Club Dues: The cost required to cover expenses of the club.


Drop-In Fee: The nominal fee charged per visit to off set the cost of the programming expenses.


One Day Talks – 'Day of' Fee: You can pick up last-minute tickets for talks at our front desk. These tickets will be sold at a 'Day of' rate and are subject to availability. Please note that our one-day talks have proven extremely popular, and we may have limited seating on the day of the talk.


Waitlist Policy: If the activity in which you wish to register is full, you can be waitlisted. If there is a cancellation and a free spot available, we will contact members in the order received on the waitlist.
We encourage early registrations so that we can make adjustments to scheduling if necessary. If there is sufficient interest to run a second course (and depending on instructor or room availability) CLSA may schedule a second time slot or move to a larger room to accomodate interest and physical distancing.

Hours of Operation


Mon – Fri

8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Starting Nov 3, 2020:


8:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Registration Desk
​10 a.m.–2 p.m.

Fitness Centre


8:30 a.m.–3 p.m.


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Central Lions Seniors Association

Located at the Central Lions Recreation Centre

11113 113 Street

Edmonton, Alberta

T5G 2V1

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