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.

    Monday, January 25th- Blood Drive at American Legion in Niantic

    NATIONAL BLOOD DONOR MONTH

    January is the beginning of a new year and the perfect time to start the year celebrating National Blood Donor Month. There are many blood drives set up in SECT but on Mon, January 25th there will be a Blood Drive at the American Legion in Niantic from 12pm to 5pm.

    Be sure to register.

     

    January’s- Upcoming Classes

    All are subject to change.

     Mon thru February 22nd                                                     10-11am                                              Senior Fitness

    Class starting January 4th. Senior Fitness offered on Mon at 10am via Zoom. You must register for this new session. Please contact the Senior Center office. No class January 11th.

     

    Mon thru February 22nd                                                      11-12pm                                               Ukulele Lessons Level 2

    Class starting January 4th.  Instructor led lessons for advanced beginner on up students  on Mon at 11am via Zoom. You must register for this new session. Please contact the Senior Center office. No class January 11th.

     

    Mon and Wed thru February 24th                                        11:30-12:30pm                                 Strength Training

    Class starting January 4th.  Strength Training offered on Mon & Wed at 11:30am via Zoom. You must register for this new session. Please contact the Senior Center office. No class January 11th nor February 15th.

     

    Tue thru February 23rd                                                           9-10am                                     Yoga

    Class starting January 5th.  Senior Yoga  to be offered on Tue at 9am via Zoom. You must register for this new session. Please contact the Senior Center office.

     

    Wed thru February 24th                                                             9-10am                                   Tai Chi

    Class starting January 6th. Tai Chi offered on Wed at 9am via Zoom.  You must contact the Senior Center office to register.

     

    Thu thru February 25th                                                                12:30-1:30pm                         Guitar Lessons – Advanced Beginner

    Class starting January 7th.  Instructor led lessons for advanced beginner on up students  on Mon at 11am via Zoom. You must register for this new session. Please contact the Senior Center office.

     

    Fri thru February26th                                                                      10-11am                              Chair Yoga NEW!!

    Class starting January 8th. Chair Yoga offered on Fri at 10am via Zoom. You must register for this session. Please contact the Senior Center office.

     

    Tue thru February 23rd                                                                    10:30-12pm                        Painting with Friends NEW!!

    Class starting January 12th and will be held the 2nd and 4th Tue of every month at 10:30am via Zoom. You musts register for this session. Please contact the Senior Center office.

     

    Thu thru February 25th                                                                      10-11:30am                          Drawing Class NEW!!

    Class starting January 21st and will be held on Thu at 10am via Zoom. You must register for this session. Please contact the Senior center office.

     

    Tues and Thu thru February 25th                                                      3-4ppm                               FitDance Gold

    Class starting January 28th.  FitDance Gold offered on Tues & Thu at 3pm via Zoom. You must contact the Senior Center office to register.

     

    All classes are offered at NO FEE for the participants. However, we are paying our Instructors so any donation you can give will be greatly appreciated.

     

    Friday, January 22nd- GRAB & GO MEAL

    Mystery Chef Choice – $5pp – payable on day

    Fri, January 22nd from 11am – 12pm

    Register with the Senior Center office by January 19th.

     

    Thursday, January 14th- PET PARTY VIA ZOOM

    Thu, January 14th at 10am

    Who do you love the most!! Your pet of course!

    Join us on Zoom to share your pet with your friends from the Senior Center.

    Everyone is invited, even if you don’t own a pet.

    We miss you and would love to see you and your cute furry friend.

    Register with the Senior Center by January 14th to get your Zoom invitation.