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Fun & Games

Join organized Fun & Games or play on your own anytime between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. at the Community Center. You may bring your own equipment or borrow ours from the information desk. There is no pre-registration for these ongoing programs. Just drop in and join the fun. Ages 50+. Drop-in fee: $1

Game               Days                                        Time
Billiards            M-F                            8 am-4:30 pm
Bingo               2nd-4th F                                  1 pm
Chip n’ Score   F                                9:30-11:30 am
Cornhole          F                                9:30-11:30 am
Crochet            W/F                 10 am-12 pm/1-3 pm
Euchre             W                                    12:30-3 pm
Fitness Equip   M-F                            8 am- 4:30 pm
Mah Jongg       F                                          12-4 pm
Quilting            Th                                           1-4 pm
Table Tennis    M/W                           8:30-11:30 am
Spades New     W                                          6-8 pm
Wii Bowling       T                                   11 am-2 pm

Many THANKS to the following for their contributions to Fun & Games:
• Heritage Park (Bingo and free Wi-Fi)
• Life Care Center of Fort Wayne (Euchre)
• Englewood Health & Rehab (Euchre)

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Recreational Shuffleboard League

Wednesdays, July 18-August 29, 9:00 a.m.
Community Center, 233 W. Main St.

There’s a lot of pushing and shoving going on at the Community Center and you can get in on the fun. Our Shuffleboard League begins July 18. Set up and sign in begins at 9:00 a.m. with play beginning at 9:30. Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 finishers at the conclusion of the league. Call 427-6461 by July 11 to sign up and get ready to push your way to the top! Drop in fee: $1/session
 
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Wii Bowling League 

Tuesdays, April 3-May 22, 11:00 a.m.
Community Center, 233 W. Main St.

Wii Bowling is a great way to stay active! It pro- motes physical activity and helps to keep you on your mental game as well! We will be playing with teams of two. You can sign up with a part- ner or we can find one for you. Call 427-6461 by March 27 to sign up.


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Alley Kats

The Alley Kats is a 15-member performing tap dance troupe made up entirely of active senior women ages 50 and better. Rehearsals are Thursdays at 1:15 p.m. The Alley Kats are available to perform for your organization or private party.  Most performances are scheduled on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday afternoons. To audition for the troupe or to book the Alley Kats for your function, please call 427-6461.


Senior Tap Class

Tap dancing is fun at any age! Whether you’ve tapped before or just want to try something new, you are invited to join the fun! It is great exercise and a great way to spend a Thursday afternoon. You’ll learn dance technique and  performance skills. No previous experience is required. Tap shoes or hard sole shoes are recommended. Ages 50+. Instructor: Linda Mullenhour. Registration deadline: June 7. Min. 5. Max. 15.

Code         Dates      Day           Time

Advanced

341210-R1 6/14-8/2 Th 2:45-3:30 pm

Beginners

341210-R2 6/14-8/2 Th 3:30-4:15 pm

# Sessions/Fee: 8/$15/$20 after June 7

Location: Community Center, 233 W. Main St.


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Arthritis Foundation Exercise  
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:00-10:45 a.m.
Community Center, 233 W. Main St.

The Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program is a recreational exercise program designed for anyone with arthritis or related rheumatic disease and/ or joint problems (hip/knee replacement, stroke, etc.). If you are just beginning to exercise, this is the class you should start with. This class is designed to improve strength and flexibility, reduce pain caused by arthritis and other ailments and increase mobility. Attend this drop-in program any time. Orange juice is provided by Miller’s Merry Manor at every session. Ages 50+. Drop-in fee: $1


Walking Group
Wednesdays, June 6-August 29, 11:00 a.m.
Community Center, 233 W. Main St.

Get some fresh air and enjoy a brisk one-mile walk in the company of others. We will take different routes through the downtown area each week. Walks may include stops at various locations for a quick tour. There is no fee to participate, however, we ask that you call 427-6460 to sign-up the Monday before each walk.


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Cardio Flex

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 11:00-11:45 a.m.
Community Center, 233 W. Main St.

Cardio Flex is for those individuals who desire a more intensive workout than offered in the Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program. This session is perfect for active seniors. The class consists of 20-30 minutes of cardiovascular exercise designed to help decrease fat mass, resting heart rate and cholesterol levels. You will be using light to medium dumbbells to increase muscular strength and flexibility. Each class will end with light stretching. Prior participation is not required;however, we recommend you consult your doctor before beginning any exercise program. Attend this drop-in program any time. Orange juice is provided by Miller’s Merry Manor at every session.

Ages 50+. Drop-in fee: $1


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Everyday Exercise 

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:00-9:45 a.m.
Community Center, 233 W. Main St.

Enjoy the benfits of a daily exercise routine designed just for you. This class incorporates the use of handheld weights to help improve cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, flexibility, balance and mobility. Please consult your doctor before beginning any new  exercise program. Attend this drop-in program any time. Orange Juice provided by Miller’s Merry Manor. Ages 50+. Drop-in fee: $1


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Senior Aqua Fit 

Aqua Fit is total body toning with many fun water resistance tools. You will be guided through various aerobic movements done to rhythmic music in the water. Aerobic movements are performed with the use of resistive and buoyancy equipment. Some of the benefits of water exercise include:

• Burning more calories per minute than land

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• Decreased pain and muscle soreness

• Reduced swelling

• Increased strength and mobility

• Help in regaining range of motion and endurance

• Improved balance

• Help in maintaining fitness levels while injured

Instructors are provided by Corporate Health.

Ages 50+. Registration deadlines: June 18 and 20. Min. 7. Max. 23. Note: Class will not meet on July 4.

Code          Dates       Day             Time

341209-M1 6/25-8/27 M 11:30-12:15 pm

341209-W1 6/27-9/5   W 11:30-12:15 pm

# Sessions/Fee: 10/$67/$72 after deadlines
Location: Turnstone, 3320 N. Clinton

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Senior Yoga  

Research has shown that exercise can slow down the effects of aging, and in some cases, may help reverse aging by improving health, wellness, strength, flexibility and endurance. This Yoga for Seniors program offers an individualized, safe and effective approach to help seniors at any fitness level improve the health of the respiratory, digestive, circulation and nervous systems. Yoga can help keep old age at bay, leading to good health habits, feelings of vitality and energy and a renewed zest for life. Ages 50+. Registration deadlines: May 22 and August 7. Min. 8. Max. 40. Note: There will be no class on June 5.

Code         Dates       Day   Time

341200-T1 5/29-7/24 T 12-1 pm

341200-R1 5/31-7/19 Th 12-1 pm

341200-T2 8/14-10/2 T 12-1 pm

341200-R2 8/16-10/4 Th 12-1 pm

# Sessions/Fee: 8/$39/$44 after deadlines

Sign up for both Tuesday and Thursday classes

(16 sessions) for $68

Location: Community Center, 233 W. Main St.


Matters of the Heart 

Thursday, May 3, 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

This educational and innovative lunch series (formerly known as Three Ladies and . . .) focuses on current and future healthcare needs.Todays topic is “The Health Benefits of Coconut Oil . . . and Other Fun Facts!” The program is $3 and includes lunch. Sponsored by AshMore Health Pros. Reservations are required. Call 427-6460 by April 30 to sign up. Space is limited.

Walking Group 
Wednesdays, April 11-May 30, 11:00 a.m.
Community Center, 233 W. Main St.

Get some fresh air and enjoy a nice one-mile walk while enjoying the company of others. We will walk different routes through the downtown area. Some of the walks will include a stop at various locations for a quick tour. Please call 427-6460 to sign-up by the Monday before each walk. There is no fee to participate.

Exercise Equipment
Community Center, 233 W. Main St.
The Community Center has a variety of fitness machines available for public use Monday-Thursday, 8:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. and Fridays 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. for a drop-in fee of just $1. If you would like assistance, our fitness volunteer is available on Mondays from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. to show you how to use the equipment and provide whatever assistance you may need. Call 427-6460 to make an appointment. Just don’t let dust settle on our treadmill!
 
 

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2018 Senior Games
June 4-21, 2018

Save the date! 400 active senior adults participated in the 2017 Senior Games. Mark your calendar and start “training” now for the 2018 Games. Registration packets will be mailed in April. Call 427-6462 to be placed on our mailing list.

Congratulations to the 2017 Senior Games champions: Dan Schreck Overall Men and Cindy Orr Overall Women.

Check out the Senior Games link for information on the 2018 Games. Additional information posted in the spring!  

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