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.

    ADULT COLORING IS BACK

    ADULT COLORING /Crayola® Yoga is back!!

    Coloring has been found to relieve stress and anxiety.

    Come join us to relax and unwind!

    Minimal supplies provided

    Tue @ 12:30pm

    Call to register

    Free

    EAST LYME SENIOR CENTER CHORUS

    *Meets every Fridays at the Center unless they are performing. All levels welcome.

    No musical experience necessary.

    For the months of February, March & April Chorus meets from 10:45am to 11:45am

    Please call to register

     

    NIANTIC TOASTMASTERS & Shoreline Advanced Toastmasters

    Talented speakers from these two groups will deliver speeches from 2-7 minutes. Humor, inspiration and life’s lessons will be bountiful.  Come LAUGH AND LEARN!!!

    Mon, February 5th at 12pm.

    Must register. $5 Fee for lunch

    Lunch will be provided by the senior center.

    Homemade Ham Casserole, Salad and a Drink.

     

    REFLEXOLOGY

    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

    Wed, February 14th

    1pm-3pm

    $5 fee required upon Registration

    Appointments only

     

    REIKI APPOINTMENTS

    Reiki

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

    Thursday, February 1st & Thursday, February 15th

    Beginning at 1pm

    30 minutes each

    Registration required

    $5 Fee Required upon Registration