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.

    iPADS FOR BEGINNERS

    Thu 1:00pm to 2:30pm

    Session Class – Price of class varies based on the number of classes offered

    Instruction provided in a small group setting. Bring your iPad and your Apple password. Learn to email, play games, or set a reminder to take your medications.

    Thursdays- EAST LYME PLAYERS/DRAMA GROUP:

    Thursdays 1:00pm to 3:30pm

    Session Class – Price of class varies based on the number of classes offered

    This group produces staged readings that are held at the Community Center. The group consists of older adults who want to learn and explore the theater scene and all that is encompasses – production, direction, acting, backstage work, etc.

    Thursdays- COLORING FOR ADULTS

    Thursdays 12:30pm to 2:30pm

    No fee

    Limited supplies provided by the Senior Center or bring your own coloring paper and pencils.

    TAP CLASS- Tuesdays

    Tuesdays 1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Residents $24 for 24 classes – Non-residents $29 for 24 classes

    Pass Class

    Tap is a 1 hour class learning techniques and also routines. New members should have some tap background. Please bring water and wear comfortable clothing. Tap shoes are required.

    ONE-ON-ONE INTERNET

    Once a month Tue from 10:15am to 12:15pm

    By appointment only – 1 hour appointments

    Residents $12pp – Non-residents $14pp

    Individual instruction using the computers located in the East Lyme Public Library. If you have a laptop, bring it in for the session. No Apple software instruction is provided – strictly PCs.