Extraordinary benefits. Exclusive membership.


Is it possible to get a resident’s perspective on Westminster-Canterbury of the Blue Ridge even before one becomes a resident? That’s precisely the advantage of becoming a Compass Club member.

Compass Club is our community wait list that’s also the best way to secure your preferred residence. It allows you to enjoy ongoing privileges and benefits, attend exclusive events, and share in the company of current residents and other Compass Club members while you enjoy the community’s amenities.

Exploring Compass Club Webinar

View our one-hour presentation. What we cover:

  • What is Compass Club and how to join
  • Member benefits
  • When to join
  • How it works to select a residence
  • Does Compass Club guarantee admittance to a higher level of care?
  • Reasons to move now
  • What residents are saying about moving now


John Coppi
Sales Counselor at Westminster-Canterbury of the Blue Ridge

Wendy Sager

Sales Counselor at Westminster-Canterbury of the Blue Ridge

Not quite ready to move yet? Perfect.

Compass Club membership gives you time to downsize and begin to form relationships with your future neighbors as you enjoy our active retirement community.

It’s an opportunity to see, taste and touch the world of Westminster-Canterbury of the Blue Ridge right now. And it’s easy to learn more. Start by watching the Discover Compass Club video below. The more you know about Compass Club, the more you’ll want to become a member. It’s the perfect way to get acquainted.

Contact us today by calling 434-972-2622 or use the contact form to talk to a marketing counselor, so we can share with you how to experience this new, fresh and energizing way of life.

Enjoy Your Compass Club Privileges

Your decision to secure a place at Westminster-Canterbury of the Blue Ridge gives you exclusive privileges. There are opportunities to meet new and interesting people, broaden your horizons, and explore ways to be a part of the community before you move in.


From gourmet to casual, dining at WCBR is expertly crafted to be a highlight of your day. Enjoy five-star menus with dishes made from scratch with fresh ingredients.

  • Two complimentary meals from Jefferson's, the Dome Lounge, or the Main Dining Room (reservations required)
  • Access to all dining areas (payment in cash or credit card)



Participate in select resident activities, clubs or classes, guest lectures, performances, special demonstrations, parties, and off-site excursions.

  • Waitlist for future move-in options
  • Compass Club exclusive member events
  • WILL (Westminster Institute of Lifelong Learning) seminars
  • Films in the Pantops Theater
  • Community volunteer opportunities alongside residents
  • Monthly newsletters and communications

Health and Well-being

Health, well-being, and engagement are values built into the culture of WCBR. Take advantage of a variety of well-rounded programs.

  • One-year Fitness and Aquatics membership
  • Art classes
  • Billiards
  • Vespers

The Path Forward

When you are ready to move in, we will help you get settled.

  • Complimentary consultation with a professional move manager (Charlottesville area members only)
  • Housewarming party for ten of your friends

Discover Compass Club

Resident Dick Fontaine explains why membership in this unique privileges program is the perfect way to get acquainted with your new community while you prepare for your preferred residence to become available. Have a look at his video now.

Want to speak to someone about Compass Club? Fill out the contact form below.

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