PROBUS Club of Durham West

About Us


Retirement can come too early for many people who want and are able to remain active. PROBUS clubs are organizations for retirees who want to maintain a social network with others who have similar interests. Today, there are over 400,000 members in approximately 4,000 PROBUS clubs worldwide.

PROBUS clubs provide opportunities to meet with others with similar interests. Meeting new people, making new friends, discovering new interests are just some of the advantages of being a PROBUS member.

More information about the PROBUS Clubs can be found at:

PROBUS Club of Durham West

Most members are retired business and professional persons residing in Durham Region including Pickering, Ajax, Whitby, Brooklin, Oshawa and the surrounding area.

Member Benefits

Members in good standing are entitled to full club benefits such as

- attending meetings

- receiving a monthly newsletter

- joining one of our 20 interest clubs (See Activity Groups)

- participating in all club activities. (See Social Events)


Monthly Meetings

We meet on the second Thursday of every month (except December) at 10 a.m. at the Ajax Community Centre, 75 Centennial Rd., Ajax.

They usually consist of a business portion of about a half hour, a thirty minute socializing and coffee followed by a stimulating 45 minute presentation by a guest speaker. Meetings end at noon.


How to Join

Applications are considered by a Management Committee.   You can apply on our Join Us Page by Clicking Here

Once completed our Membership Chairs Dave & Bev Bicknell will contact you and send you a short survey.  If you have questions about membership, email us at

Membership inquiries may also be made at the Membership table at any general meeting.                                                        

Visitors are welcome to come to a meeting as a guest of a club member on one occasion. Please sign the Guest Book at the signing table.

For members who missed the renewal deadline, please complete the application above and bring a cheque payable to The PROBUS Club of Durham West, in the amount of $50 to one of our General Meetings.

For mail in instructions contact Dave & Bev Bicknell at

If you wish to know more about the PROBUS Club of Durham West, please contact the Club President Ruth Bridge

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