Wellspring Edmonton is a warm and inviting non-residential, home-like centre – without the trappings of a clinic or hospital – where the emphasis is on the person, not on the illness. You will feel safe and valued at Wellspring Edmonton.
Our centre is centrally-located at 11306 – 65 Avenue NW, Edmonton, with easy access via public transit or car. The centre is approximately 12,000 square feet on two floors, designed with bright windows and open spaces to create a welcoming environment.
The Café Lounge is Wellspring Edmonton’s meeting place, where you will find new friends and learn what is happening within the centre.
Learn about nutrition, specialized cooking seminars and demonstrations for a healthy lifestyle in a kitchen designed to be a classroom as well as a cooking facility.
Leave your children in the care of trained volunteers while you attend classes at Wellspring Edmonton. Your children will have access to a creative learning environment, with activities that enrich their experiences and help them understand and cope with having a parent or close relative with cancer.
Arts in Medicine Room
Express your feelings and experiences with cancer in the Arts in Medicine Room, through a wide range of creative choices such as soapstone carving, sculpting, painting (watercolor /acrylic/ drawing), photography, fiber arts, music and expressive writing.
Multi-Purpose/ Exercise Room
The multi-purpose room can seat up to 60 people for open house seminars and professional lectures. For day-to-day use, it is a space for exercise/fitness programming, including a broad range of movement classes like yoga and tai chi.
An elevator will ensure you have full access to all rooms and facilities, whatever your level of mobility.
Access a wealth of information on diagnostic, treatment, coping and supportive care topics at Wellspring Edmonton’s Resource Library. You will have access to a directory of community resources, along with online and up-to-date information for you and your loved ones.
The Presentation Room will seat up to 30 people, and accommodate Wellspring Edmonton’s core support programs, specialized training sessions for peer support volunteers and high-demand discussion series workshops.
Health and Fitness Centre
Based on advanced research, the heath and fitness centre will offer you and your family transitional fitness programming that bridges the gap to regular community based fitness classes.
Young Adult Resource Centre
With this creative learning environment and resource center for young adults – Wellspring Edmonton will fill an important gap in services for these often “overlooked” cancer patients.
Reduce pain, tension and manage stress related to medical treatment using complementary therapy programs such as Reiki, healing touch and therapeutic touch in two specially designed energy rooms.
Peer Support Rooms
Peer support rooms are available for you and your family to use for professional counselling, or to talk with trained volunteers who have experienced cancer.
Sunken Garden, Gazebo, Water feature
Wellspring Edmonton will have a quiet and restful outdoor garden and sitting area for you to enjoy the outdoors and fresh air. The entire site will be landscaped to ensure an attractive visual shield from the busy world nearby.
Free on-site free parking for 60 cars is available, along with four additional accessible stalls.