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.

    TECH SUPPORT w/ELHS STUDENTS- Second Tuesday of the Month

    If you are  you having trouble learning how to use your lap-top, tablet or

    smart phone device join the East Lyme High School students to learn.

    Call to set-up your appointment.

    Second Tue of the month at 2:45pm

    Tue, May 8th at 2:45pm

     

    STRENGTH TRAINING- Mondays & Wednesdays

    STRENGTH TRAINING CLASS

    Increase your muscle mass, strengthen your bones, and get many more benefits. Instructor led class.

    Begins on April 30th and ends on June 27th

    Time: 11:30am

    $34R/$38NR- 15 classes

    No class on 05/09, 05/28, & 05/30

    Registration has begun.

    ZUMBA GOLD- Tuesdays and Thursdays

    Zumba Gold

    Begins on Tue, May 1st and runs until June 27th

    16 classes $40R/$44NR

    Tue and Thu from 3pm-4pm

    No class on 05/24 & 05/31.

    Registration begins May 1st

     

    Friday, May 25th – MEMORIAL DAY PICNIC

    Hot dog, Hamburger, Potato Salad, Baked Beans.

    Dessert provided by Crescent point.

    Followed by Bingo

    $6 fee

    Registration begins May 1st.