Programs

Programs – The Senior Center plans events on a monthly basis. Below is a listing for what generally occurs. For more details on events not listed below, check the Calendar Section and/or the News Section.

Fitness – Participants can trial any class without obligation. Please notify the Senior Center office if you are trialing a class.

All participants are encouraged to participate at their level of fitness/comfort. Any physical concerns are to be addressed to your personal physician. Questions about modifying the routines are to be directed to your instructor. All instructors are CPR certified and qualified in the class they are teaching.

Classes that utilize the Pass System: With the Pass System, the participant purchases a card which has a specific number of classes on it that must be used within one year of purchase. The Pass must be brought to every class. Attendance will be tracked and when your “punches” are used, a new pass must be purchased.

Classes that are Session Based: These classes will have a specific start and end date. Participants can elect to attend all of the classes or half of the classes. Class sessions typically run for 2 months.

Music Classes – Explore your creative side and challenge yourself mentally by learning to play an instrument.

Education/Enrichment Classes – Learn new skills in the areas of the arts, technology, health and more.  Through education develop and help maintain your mental abilities as well as enhance your self-esteem and creative needs. Explore and develop your interests.

Cards/GamesA variety of choices for group play and individual play. Promotes mental stimulation and provides for socialization. They stimulate memory, attention skills and have great social interaction which works on many parts of the brain.  Our games programs include a variety of levels from basic to more challenging options.

Social Scene – The Senior Center plans, often with meals, events that are offered to provide socialization and entertainment. Any excuse for a party is considered whether it be to celebrate a National Holiday or just to have some fun. A regional dinner dance is held annually also to allow for socializing with friends from the other towns in the county.

Health Services – These services are provided to help older adults age at home and stay as well as possible.  Everyone is encouraged to take advantage of the programs.

Nutrition Services – The Senior Nutrition Program, administered by TVCCA, offers nutritious meals on a daily basis.

    EAST LYME PLAYERS – DRAMA CLUB

    Drama Club2The East Lyme Players are looking for people who are interested in exploring the theater experience, whether it be on the stage or back stage. No experience necessary. All skill levels welcome. No memorizing of lines. There will be a Staged Reading at the end of the session – Fri, June 1st in the evening and Sat, June 2nd in the afternoon. $125pp fee. Registration begins February 1st.

    Classes are held on Thu afternoons from 1pm to 3:30pm and begin on February 1st, 2018.

    Joyce Beauvais is the Director.

    HEARING CLINIC w/Audiology Concierge

    Hearing Clinic w/Audiology Concierge – Nancy Jablonski

     This monthly clinic will consist of free hearing tests,

    hearing aid checks, wax inspection, and listening demonstrations.

    Fri, February 2nd

    Appointments are required and begin at 10am. Appointments are 45 minutes.

    Please call to schedule your appointment at 860-739-5859.

     

    VALENTINES FOR VETERANS

    Help us to make Valentines for Men & Women in the Armed Services. 

    Wed at 12:45

    Supplies provided

    Call to register and for more information.

    MYSTERY DINNER THEATER

    Enjoy dining at Café Murder in the Community Center while interacting with the

    East Lyme Mystery Players to solve the murder.

    Prize for the table that solves the mystery!

    Fri, January 26th at 6:15pm $15pp

    Wine Happy Hour from 5pm-5:45pm at Illianos’ Grille in Niantic. Package includes a glass of wine for $8 and a 2nd one for free! Tickets on sale as of January 2nd. Tickets available at the door if seats are open. Baked Ziti, Green Salad, Garlic Bread & Dessert. This is a fundraiser and we will have RAFFLE ITEMS! Come join the fun!

     

    ZUMBA GOLD

    Zumba Gold

    Begins on Wed, January 4th thru February 27th

    13 classes $33R/$36NR

    No class on 0n 01/30, 02/06, and 02/13

    Tue and Thu from 3pm-4pm

    Registration begins 01/02