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Learn something new in Orillia

Orillia Apartments, Apartments Orillia, Apartments for Rent in Orillia, Orillia apartment rentals, Apartments in Orillia, Apartment rentals in Orillia, Orillia Apartments for RentMost people have a lifelong desire to learn and expand their knowledge in a variety of different areas and forms. Whether you’re interested in challenging your body, your mind or both, it is never too late to pick up new skills and passions. Learn how to prepare a delicious meal, tackle a yoga pose or finally figure out how to work today’s electronics with the help of classes offered in Orillia. Our preferred property management company, Williams and McDaniel, has put together a list of fun and creative classes that will award Noble Towers Apartments and Executive Suites residents with new knowledge and a potential new hobby.


Learn To Relax: Dharma Yoga Wellness Centre

Yoga is a great way to relieve stress and enhance the body’s flexibility and strength. Dharma Yoga Wellness Centre offers a variety of classes that are suitable for all skill levels and are designed with the participants in mind. Each class is taught in accordance with requests, energy levels and ability of those who sign up, so there is no need to worry if you are just starting out. Hatha Yoga and NIA are two classes that the centre currently offers, but there is a monthly calendar posted that will give you more details and times. Located at 129 Front Street South, the centre is a five-minute drive, 23-minute transit commute and 32-minute walk from the Noble Towers Apartments and a seven-minute drive and a 37-minute transit commute from the Executive Suites.


Learn To Cook: Grape and Olive

Whether you’re giving your culinary skills a refresher course or are looking to learn the basics, Grape and Olive’s sought-after cooking classes are a great place to start. Located at 400 Memorial Avenue, the restaurant is an eight-minute drive from the Executive Suites and a four-minute drive and 26-minute walk from the Noble Towers Apartments. Every month enjoy a new theme of cuisine with Chef Derek Mayes hosting the classes on select days. October’s theme is Fall Harvest and November’s theme is Warm up to Winter. Each class includes a three-course meal, hands on instruction with the chef and recipes to take home for $55 per person. To ensure you experience this unique dining experience and lesson, make reservations by calling (705) 238-5086.


Learn To Get Artsy: Creative Café

While you might not be an artistic genius, it is still fun to get creative and wield a paintbrush, sculpt clay or interact with materials on an artistic level. Creative Café offers a fun and friendly place where you can test out your skills. Canvas painting, clay hand building, mosaics, glass fuse, using the pottery wheel and painting pottery are some services that the café offers to customers. You can keep your one-of-a-kind finished product or give it to someone special as a sentimental gift. The café is located at 556 Bryne Drive, which is a 28-minute drive from the Noble Towers Apartments and a 35-minute drive from the Executive Suites. For information about upcoming events and workshops, the café’s online calendar is a great resource.


Learn To Get Techie: Orillia Public Library

Stop by the Orillia Public Library and take advantage of adult programs and events that are scheduled to run every month. While some programs are only available at the library’s location, others are held at local restaurants and venues and give you the opportunity to explore new sides of Orillia. Located at 36 Mississauga Street West, Orillia Public Library is a nine-minute drive and 38-minute transit commute from the Executive Suites and a four-minute drive, 13-minute transit and 29-minute walk from the Noble Towers Apartments. New BookClub: Books on Tap, which runs on October 8th from 7:30-8:30pm, is one such program where participants can enjoy a delicious beverage from the Brewery Bay Food Company and talk books. Upcoming programs include iPad Help, a class geared towards making you tech savvy, sessions on using the OPL online, Ukulele Jam, Capture The Flag and a memoir writing class. While most programs are free, a few require you to register and pay a small administrative fee. For questions about programs and rates, call (705) 325-2338 or email at


Give yourself the opportunity to learn something new or enhance your existing skills by registering for classes in the upcoming season. You might even discover passions and talents you didn’t even know you had. Located at 391 Barrie Road and 118 Creighton Street, Williams and McDaniel’s Noble Towers Apartments and Executive Suites offers residents an ideal rental opportunity filled with first-class amenities and services.