Classes and Programs (Starting with the letter - A, B, G, I, K, M, S, T, W, Y)
AARP Driver Safety Program Offered monthly. Please call 278-3907 for dates and times.
Learn defensive driving techniques, new traffic laws, rules of the road, and more in this 4-hour course. Find out how to adjust your driving to age-related changes in vision, hearing, and reaction time. Auto insurance companies in most states provide a multi-year discount to graduates! (Consult your insurance agent.) FEE: $14 ($12 with current AARP card). Register at the Senior Recreation Center, or call 278-3907.
Amateur Artist Group Mondays, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Whether you have been painting or sketching all of your life or just want to get started, this is the group for you. Bring your own supplies and drop in any time. We'll provide the coffee!
Beginning Line Dancing Fridays, 10:00 - 10:55 a.m. $1.00 per class
The perfect way to start your weekend is dancing! Join this enthusiastic group as they learn new, and revisit old-favorite line dances. This is a great class for beginners, or anyone who wants to dance and have a lot of fun (And get your cardiovascular exercise!) Instructor: Joanne Emery.
Thursdays, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
No reservation is required for this fun and informative hour long session. A great program for anyone, whether new to Bridge or just wanting to improve your game. Instructor: Paul Spong.
Get Creative Craft Group Thursdays, 9:15 - 11:30 a.m.
This activity is open to everyone who loves to be creative. A variety of supplies are available for a wide assortment of craft projects. No experience necessary. Completed items may be purchased or donated for our craft bazaar. Group leader: Rose Mary Glasgow.
Iowa Genealogy Society Classes
2nd Tuesday of the month, 12:30 p.m.
Different topics will be covered during each monthly class. Topics may include using the Census and boundary maps for research to locating and reading a variety of historical records. Pre-registration is requested..
Knitting & Thread Craft Group Wednesdays, 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Bring your knitting projects and spend some time working while socializing. Share ideas and techniques with other knitting enthusiasts. All skill levels welcome. Coffee and tea provided.
Mixed Cards & Games Tuesday and Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Drop in and join the group for a variety of card and board games. Cards and games provided or bring your favorite to share.
Morning Fitness Class Mondays, 9:00 – 9:45 a.m. Tuesday & Thursday, 9:30 - 10:15 a.m.
45-minutes of high-energy fun, focusing on functional fitness. Classes may include stretching, strengthening and toning, and aerobic exercise to keep the heart healthy, and to increase muscular strength and range of motion. Weights, resistance tubes and bands are provided for additional fitness benefit. All fitness levels are welcome. Please consult with the instructor, prior to class, if you have special health considerations or needs. Instructors: Various instructors.
Senior Singers Tuesdays, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
No singing experience is necessary to join this enthusiastic, fun-loving, and talented group. Songbooks are filled with old favorites and classics. This group has been invited to entertain both at the Senior Recreation Center and for community groups. Men and women alike will enjoy this healthy and entertaining experience! Director: Clara Wyatt
Tai Chi Wednesdays & Fridays,
Beginning: 8:30 - 9:15 a.m.
Continuing: 9:15 - 9:55 a.m.
What do we do in Tai Chi class? Stretch ... Relax... Wiggle ... Breathe ... Move ... Laugh. Why do we do that? For a surprising variety of health improvements: Cardiovascular ... Balance... Digestive ... Flexibility ... Immunity ... Strength ... Stamina ... Bone Density ... Calmness ... Lungs/Breath ... Cognitive Function … and just for fun! Invitation: Come try it with us!
Instructor: Ruth Kneile
Taking Control with Exercise Wednesdays, 10:00 - 10:55 a.m.
The Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program is a community-based program designed to help those who have joint and/or muscle problems achieve improved joint mobility, muscle strength and endurance in order to improve the performance of their daily activities. Designed to bring more movement to the individual with arthritis, it is also beneficial for anyone interested in relief from stiffness while improving mobility. Instructor: This is a video-led class
Timely Talkers Tuesdays, 9:15 - 11:00 a.m.
Join this discussion group for a cup of coffee and some lively conversation on a variety of topics including: current events, personal experiences and local news. Everyone is welcome. Facilitator: Dennis Clark.
Wii® Indoor Sports Leagues!
Join the Nintendo Wii® revolution! Have some competitive fun and get a great workout! Sign up for a virtual bowling team and compete during an 8-week season or sign up for Wii®Fit workouts.
Yoga Wednesdays, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
This class offers a mixture of hatha and yin yoga to encourage relaxation and provide a very good stretch. Bring a mat or rug and a light blanket or towel. Mats are available for use to anyone wanting to try the class before purchasing a mat. Beginners welcome! Instructor: Keith Gass