Location: 700 Longfields Drive across from Highbury Park Drive

Welcome to the"Barrhaven Seniors' Council"

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We offer a wide variety of activities - and links to the community !

After viewing the "About Us" and "Become a Member" sections below, please be sure to check out the tabs at the top of the page for additional information.  Check out our "Community Resources" section, which will be updated throughout this calendar year.  Take a few minutes to explore our website.  See what our group has to offer.  Be as active as you wish.  It is your choice.



Don & Marilyn Invite You

to join them on a trip to see some of the 50th Annual mid-week festivities at the largest Bavarian Festival outside Munich. Enjoy the Oktoberfest experience and its traditions!

Oktoberfest Tour: October 9th to 11th

Day 1: Kitchener | St. Jacobs, ON

  Today we depart for the Kitchener Oktoberfest Festival, renowned for delicious German food, friendly people and lots of oompah pah. Overnight for two nights at the Courtyard by Marriott. Unpack, relax and let the fun begin. Tonight, enjoy a delicious dinner & live entertainment at a local “festhallen”- festival halls. The German word for welcome, “Willkommen,” is heard everywhere during Oktoberfest, with authentic Bavarian food, traditional folk dancers and lots of music to get everyone on their feet. (D)

Day 2: Kitchener, ON

  Enjoy a leisurely breakfast this morning at the hotel. Today we will step back in time. This picturesque countryside tour of Mennonite country with local guide allow stops in the village of St. Jacobs, for browsing. Enjoy a delicious lunch at the Stone Crock Restaurant & Bakery. There’s free time for shopping at the Outlet Mall.  Tonight, prepare for another oompah pah evening of food, dance and festivities.  (B, L, D)

Day 3: Return Trip To Barrhaven

  Enjoy a full buffet breakfast and then it’s homeward bound with many memories of your Bavarian adventure. On the way, a special stop will add to the memories. (B)

Reserve today! Only 8 seats left!

Cost per person:

Twin $589; Triple $525; Quad $498; Single $788

$100 per person deposit to reserve; balance August 11th

Call Ottawa Valley Tours at 613-723-5701

Please advise them that you with the “Barrhaven Seniors’ Council.


2 nights’ accommodation; 2 breakfasts; 1 lunch; 2 dinners; admission to 2 festhalls w/Bavarian entertainment; Mennonite countryside tour w/local guide; Bellman’s gratuities for 1 piece of luggage; Ottawa Valley Tour director; Transportation aboard deluxe motorcoach; and all taxes.                   


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About Us

Expand social opportunities!


Join older adults and seniors with similar interests from the community.  These could be interests and skills from your work environment, or maybe a unique hobby.

Over 600 older adults 55+ in and around Barrhaven have joined our group list and we continue to expand. 

It's sometimes difficult  to find others in the community with similar interests.  Expand you network of friends by taking part in som

It's Fun !


Our volunteers offer a wide variety of: Programs; Social Activities; Outings and Special Events - plus provide links to other services available in the community.

Group activities are designed to provide a welcoming atmosphere - . in a relaxed setting.

Want to see new sights?  Join us on one of our full day bus tours out of the city.  We use highway coaches with a professional tour guide and driver.

Like to explore different part of the city? Join the seasonal "Out and About" group as they take one of the free for seniors OCTranspo routes.  There is lots to see and do in our city.

No Membership Fee !


As a CRA Registered Charity - #72092 5924  RR0001 - any older adult or senior can join our group.  Annual "activity fees" may apply. 

There is no fee required to be able to join this group.  Everyone is welcome to participate.

Tax Receipts are issued for all Donations.  For ease of budgeting, donations can be made in lump sum or by monthly giving.  We appreciate any and all donations.  


Financial support from the community as a whole is needed so that our volunteers can offer a wide variety of programs and services to older adults and seniors from Barrhaven and surrounding areas.

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Click the yellow button below.  Just fill out the form below - including your name, address and phone number - and click the Send button.  It's that easy.

Barrhaven Seniors' Council

700 Longfields Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K2J 5C2, Canada


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