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.

    Friday and Saturday, June 1st & June 2nd – The East Lyme Players present a staged reading of “FOOLS”

    THE EAST LYME PLAYERS

    Present a staged reading of

    George Feydeau’s

    “A Fitting Confusion”

    Directed by Joyce Beauvais

     

    Fri       June 1st at 7pm            $12 Fee

    Sat      June 2nd at 1pm           $12 Fee

     

    Reservations strongly suggested and can be purchased now either by calling the Senior Center office at 860-739-5859 with your credit card information or tickets will be available at the door.

    Concessions will be available for a fee at both performances.

     

     

     

    ORTHOPEDIC PARTNERS *New*

    with Dr. Piposar and Dr. Vafek

    Talk on Knee Pain

    Wed, May 16th at 12:45pm

    Call to register beginning May 1st.

    13th ANNUAL CELEBRATE 90+ TEA PARTY

    Tea Set

    Fri, May 18th @ 1:00 at the East Lyme Senior Center
    East Lyme Senior Center, Bridebrook Health and Rehab & Crescent Point of Niantic are
    sponsoring our Annual 90+ Tea to honor the Town’s Nonagenarians – folks who have made it to 90
    and beyond. Help the Senior Center identify our Nonagenarians – call us so we can invite them!

    Honorees can invite 2 guests at no charge!

    Everyone else is $2pp and EVERYONE is welcome.

    Registration begins May 1st and ends May 16th.

    Lovely tea sandwiches–side salads-pastries

    Dessert made by “Momma B’s Sweet Treats”

    Entertainment by Dan Bernier.

    Thursday, May 3rd to June 28th – PACE or People with Arthritis Can Exercise

    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 – No class on 5/31

    $18R/NR$20

    Registration begins May 1st