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 Tuesday through Friday at 11:45am. You must register for a lunch at least 24 hours in advance.

    UKULELE LESSONS – LEVEL 2 – Mondays

    UKULELE LESSONS LEVEL 2

    High quality group lessons. Improve your playing skills and meet others interested in music lessons. Must know the C Family Chord Group.

    Begins Mon, September 4th and runs until October 29th

    Mon from 11am-12pm. 7 classes. No class on 10/08

    $35R/$39NR

    Registration begins September 4th

    Must have your own instrument

    Saturday, September 15th – SHRED DAY

    Time: 9:00am- 12:00pm
    Location: East Lyme Community Center Parking Lot

    No appointment necessary

    Bring a canned or dried food item for donation to Care & Share.

    GUITAR LESSONS – Thursdays

    Guitar Lessons are a great way to challenge yourself mentally, a fun way to  explore your creative side, and just fun!  Loaner guitars are available with a deposit.

    Begins on Thu, September 13th and runs until October 25th

    Time: 12:30pm-1:30pm

    Guitar

    7 classes. $42R/$46NR

    Registration begins on September 4th

     

    REFLEXOLOGY – Wednesday, September 12th

    Time: 1:00pm to 3:00pm
    Appointments required.
    $5 fee required upon registration

    Reflexology is an ancient Chinese art that uses pressure point massage on feet, hands or ears to enhance the flow of energy in the body.  The massage will be about 20 minutes which includes a foot soak.

    Certified Reflexologist