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.

    DANCE w/The Illusions Band – Friday, November 9th

    Time: 7:00pm to 10:00pm

    NO PARTNERS NEEDED! Everyone welcome!
    $10pp Tickets sold at the door starting at 6:30pm.
    East Lyme Community Center
    Light refreshments available.

    CHAIR YOGA – Tuesdays & Fridays 8:15am

    3 different classes

    Begins Nov 2nd-Dec 21st
    Tue and Fri mornings

    Either 8:15am, 9:30am or 10:30am start

    14 classes – $26R/$29NR
    Registration begins Oct 25th

    Wait Lists may apply
    No class on 11/23

    CHAIR YOGA – Tuesdays & Friday 9:30am

    3 different classes

    Begins Nov 2nd-Dec 21st
    Tue and Fri mornings

    Either 8:15am, 9:30am or 10:30am start
    14 classes – $26R/$29NR

    Registration begins Oct 25th

    Wait Lists may apply
    No class on 11/23

    VETERANS DAY BREAKFAST – Friday, November 16th

    SALUTE TO OUR VETERANS

    Veterans Day Breakfast-Free to Our Vets!

    Fri, Nov 16th at 9am.
    Breakfast Casserole, Muffins, Fruit Salad, OJ, Coffee and Tea.

    $5pp for all others

    Registration begin Nov 1st

    THANKSGIVING MEAL – Wednesday, November 14th

    TVCCA & Senior Center THANKSGIVING MEAL

    Wed Nov 14th, at 11:45am
    Reservations by noon Thu, Nov 8th

    *Oven Roasted Turkey with Gravy
    *Stuffing & Cranberry Sauce
    *Green Beans & Butternut Squash
    *Pumpkin Pie
    *Whole Wheat Roll

    Suggested donation amount of $4.50