Address 10 Quarry Ridge Road Barrie, Ontario L4M 7G1 Phone 705-726-5199 Fax 705-726-7101 E-Mail

Why Support Gilda’s Club?

For people learning to live with cancer, the feeling of emotional distress can be hard to bear. Maybe you have seen this with someone you care about.  Members of Gilda's Club Simcoe Muskoka what that feels like. Every member of Gilda's Club has felt the impact of cancer. They've also felt the power of the emotional and social support they find in the cancer support community at Gilda's Club. Here they find the information, companionship and emotional support they need to make it through their cancer journey, whatever the destination.

Recreational Activities

Because we know that cancer support looks different for everyone, and that each cancer journey is unique, Gilda’s Club Simcoe Muskoka offers a wealth of activities aimed at increasing your overall physical and mental wellness.

Please note that due to COVID-19, all activities are held virtually through Zoom until further notice.

Movement Classes are taught by certified instructors. Focusing on gentle, rehabilitative, and joyful movement, all of our Movement Classes are appropriate for those on active treatment, and are great for beginners. Movement Classes at GCSM are restorative and rehabilitative, and are open to those living with cancer and/or in cancer treatment, cancer survivors, caregivers, and bereaved individuals.

Art Classes are taught by amazing volunteers with a history in art. Perfect for beginners, these classes provide the opportunity to express your emotions artistically, and/or learn a new, arts-based skill. All classes are suited for beginners. Many classes come with materials kits for pickup at our Clubhouse; see more details in our Program Calendar.

Social Events are more relaxed, fun, and informal ways to connect with your fellow Members, staff, and/or volunteers.

To see our current offerings, click here or e-mail



Please note that due to COVID-19, all workshops are held virtually through Zoom until further notice.

Educational Workshops are single events or limited series on a specific topic. All Workshops are hosted by certified experts from the community. Speakers in the past have included oncologists, social workers, dental hygienists, pharmacists, certified child life specialists, lawyers, accountants, registered massage therapists, and more!

To see our current workshops, click here [link to Gnosis calendar] or e-mail