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. Starting in August. More details to follow.

    Joyce Beauvais is the Director.

    BOCCE @ the Beach – Thursdays

    Time: 9:30am
    Bocce court at McCook’s Park starting in June.
    Informal and fun Bocce.

    We will teach you if you don’t know how to play.

    Equipment provided. No fee.

    Hope to see you there.

    REIKI APPOINTMENTS- Thursday, July 5th & 19th

    Reiki

    A holistic therapy that uses energy to promote relaxation and well-being.

    Beginning at 1pm

    30 minutes each

    Registration required

    $5 Fee Required upon Registration

    PACE or People with Arthritis Can Exercise – Thursdays

    PACE is a safe fitness program that helps increase range of motion and functional movement through a series of exercises and stretches. It has been shown to help reduce pain and depression and encourage socialization all of which improve participants’ quality of life.

    Time: 1pm-2pmExercising

    8 classes

    $18R/NR$20

    Registration begins July 2nd

     

     

     

    NURSE MANAGED FOOT CLINIC – Wednesday, July 11th

    Time: 1:00pm to 3:00pm
    Appointment necessary.

    $10pp
    The VNASC is offering a NEW service – a monthly foot clinic. Routine foot care will be provided for a fee. Anyone with a diabetic diagnosis cannot be seen by this clinic but all others are welcome.

    Call the Senior Center at 860-739-5859.