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Our Strength is Fellowship; Our Success is Participation.

Welcome to the
men’s Probus Club of Collingwood!

The Probus Club of Collingwood, will celebrate it’s 35th anniversary in October, 2022. It is the original men’s Probus Club of the Georgian Triangle, and one of the first in Ontario. Informative speakers each month combined with a membership of over 140 retired and semi-retired active men, enable us to create a place of enjoyment and fellowship in the community, emphasizing the Probus motto. We enjoy numerous trips and social events throughout the year, including golf, biking, theatre, excursions, and tours of businesses throughout Ontario.



*In person meetings have resumed at the Royal Canadian Legion, Collingwood! *

September 1, Meeting

Normandy Room opens @ 9:00, Meeting starts @ 10:00

Probus Members:

The Normandy Room opens at 9.00am for coffee and conversation.

Covid Precautions to include: Members, please stay home if feeling unwell. We request and recommend that members wear a mask in common areas and while moving about the Legion - once seated, eating, or drinking, masks may be removed; Please observe physical distancing rules during the meeting; Bring your own coffee cup if possible. All County and Provincial COVID mandates observed.

Plan to stay for the Legion's famous value lunch.

September Speaker: Dr Bob Galway, Captain Roy Maxwell, Canadian Arctic Aviation Pioneer.

Please see Speakers Page.

Our book exchange ably curated by Al Wallace, is back in business. So bring along a few of the books you've enjoyed, and exchange them for fresh reading material.

Remember: Be a friend, bring a friend. And let us know if there's a member who's not doing well.

John Megarry

Probus Club of Collingwood

Who’s Involved?

To paraphrase a line from the movie, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, “who are those guys?” What backgrounds are represented by the members of the Club? There are many individuals with many diverse backgrounds.


  • Corporate: CEOs, Managers, Presidents
  • Education: School Principals, Teachers, School Board Reps.
  • Engineering: Engineers, Geophysicist, Trades
  • Financial: Accountants, Bankers, Planners, Advisors, Managers, Human Resources
  • Legal: Lawyers
  • Medical: Dentists, Physicians, Surgeons
  • Media: Broadcasting, Newsprint
  • Military: Veterans, and ex servicemen, Pilots
  • Sales and Marketing: Real Estate, Pharmaceuticals, Insurance, etc.

The members of the Probus Club warmly welcome guests,
visitors and walk-ins!

Photo courtesy of: Erika Engel, Collingwood Today
Bob MacNair, Past President, Probus, Canada, Director Ontario District  7.

Experience a Probus Club near you. “Be a friend. Bring a friend”!

Get connected, Stay connected!

To read Probus Canada’s Newsletter, or anything else of interest to you, click on the link below.

Upcoming Events

Kolopore Springs Fishery
Aug 18 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Kolopore Springs Fishery

August 18, 2022.

Enjoy a tour of the fishery starting at 10:30. Carpooling will be in effect.

Fresh fish will be available at $10.00
and smoked at $15.00.

If you wish to purchase fish, please go to their website and place you order there.They will have it available for you at the end of the Tour.

Lunch at Georgian Winery.

Ladies are warmly welcome to attend.

Contact: Pierre Tousignant

Highland Glen Golf
Aug 25 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Highland Glen Golf
Thursday, August 25, 0830
Contact: Pierre Tousignant
Fall Colours Cruise
Oct 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Fall Colours cruise 2022, Gravenhurst, ON

Wednesday, October 5, 2-4 pm

Enjoy the 2 hr Cruise and visit the Muskoka Steamships Discovery Centre.

Couples are welcome.

$55 pp

A bag lunch can be preordered for $17.

Contact: Doug Brown


Meetings are the first Thursday of every month, starting at 10:00 am. They are held at The Royal Canadian Legion, 490 Ontario Street, Collingwood.

Contact Us

Probus Club of Collingwood
Membership: John Megarry, 705-445-1261
Email: collingwoodprobus@gmail.com