Benefits of Membership

By becoming a member you will be helping our centre keep its doors open.  You will help us pay our rent and any underlying costs associated with the running of Friends of the Heart.  You will also have the following privileges:

  • access to all weekly classes
  • use of our library
  • attend all Board and Committee meetings
  • able to vote at our Annual General Meeting
  • able to serve on our Board or Committees

We are a non-profit charitable organization registered with the Canada Revenue Agency and run by volunteers.  

Payment Options

If you wish to become a member, you can pay your membership via Paypal, Cash, Cheque, or Bank Transfer. For Bank Transfer:

Account #: 83935000136 | Transit: 05402

Membership Types

Types of Membership

To participate in our classes and to help support our centre, there are 4 membership options:

Drop-In Donation

By donation (dana) into our donation bowl – suggested amount $15-20.

10-week Memberships

Allows participation in all our regular classes for a 10–week period. Many classes are structured in 10-week blocks, so this is a good way to sample a full course.

Adults: $125/10 weeks

Students/Seniors: $75/10 weeks

Full Memberships

Adults: $520 Paid in Full or $560 paid in 4 installments (i.e. $140 x 4 = $560)

Students/Seniors: $300 Paid in Full or $320 paid in 4 installments (i.e. $80 x 4 installments = $320)

Associate Memberships

Allows "out-of-towners" to support our centre from a distance and receive the benefits of membership – $75/yr + $15-20/class attended.


Membership Details

Membership Period

The annual period for our "Full" and "Associate" Memberships begins from the date you you sign up and expires in one year.

"On-Hold" Policy

If someone is unable to attend classes for a month or more because of an extended absence or illness, they may ask to have their membership and classes put "on hold" for that period.

Children under 18 

Children (under 18) of "Full" Members share their parent's privileges at no extra cost. However when they turn 18 they must purchase their own independent membership.