In celebration of Seniors Week, The Gardens will be hosting the Third Annual Walk ‘n’ Roll event on Saturday, June 8.
Walkers, scooter riders and nordic pole enthusiasts are invited to join in at 1:30 p.m. for a three-km walk on the Dollymount Trail, which is located beside The Gardens at 650 Berwick North in Qualicum Beach.
Following the walk at 2:30 p.m. there will be entertainment and refreshments on the grounds of the retirement complex.
Elvis Impersonator Flashback Freddy will be rocking the hits of the 50s and 60s and anyone who show up in their retro attire can enter to win a fabulous wellness gift basket.
The Gardens offers several lifestyle options including independent living rental suites, condominiums for ownership, funded assisted living, complex care, funded as well as private pay which offers respite and palliative care.
There is no shortage of fun things to do at the facility, which offers a host of services and activities for its residents and their families.Marketing Coordinator Julie Chambers said the Walk ‘n’ roll event is one way they bring their residents and other members of the community together.
Chambers said the event has attracted a lot of people from around the community as well as the residents.
“Everyone loves the event. It is well attended. It is a way to promote healthy living and community spirit,” she said.
Although the event is open to the public, RSVP is required. Please call 250-752-2818 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org to get your name on the party list.