The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will be closed Tuesday only, in observance of the Fourth of July Independence Day. A water aerobics class continues to be offered to Senior Center participants, 50 and over. The swimming class is held Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. at the Stillwater Municipal swimming pool. It will run through August 3 with the exception of the week of July 3 – 7, in which no classes will be held. Cost for the class is $2 per session and is paid at the pool. The Center welcomes all seniors, 50 and over. Activities include: card games, pool and snooker, bridge, exercise classes, line dancing, Zumba, bingo, a painting/crafting class, and an evening of music with country tunes performed by several musicians. Also, a walking trail is located right outside by the Center, in Couch Park. Regular hours at the Senior Center are Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; and music night is held on the second and fourth Thursday during the summer, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The facility is closed on weekends. Stop by 1015 E. 12th Ave. or call 405.747.8080 for more information and make sure to pick up a calendar of events.
Monday, July 3 – Come in and check out the free exercise class that is offered every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings at 9:30 a.m. This class provides a good workout to help tone your muscles. Some exercises are done while standing, but a chair is always there for support. Also, women pool players come in at 9:30 a.m. for some friendly competition in 8-ball games. Bring your pool stick or use one at the Center and join the fun. After the exercise class, a line dancing class is held. The boot scootin’ begins at 10:30 a.m. At 1 p.m. canasta, social bridge, pool, and snooker are played. Come enjoy the cool activities.
Tuesday, July 4 – The Center is closed for the holiday.
Wednesday, July 5 – Exercise class and women’s pool playing resumes again starting at 9:30 a.m. At 10:30 a.m., line dancers do some quick stepping to country tunes. In the afternoon, games of canasta and other card games are played starting around 1 p.m. along with pool and snooker. A puzzle is always out ready to be solved.
Thursday, July 6 – Free guitar lessons begin at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. Zumba dancers begin moving to some jazzy tunes. The afternoon brings out canasta and bridge players and pool players, at 1 p.m. Exciting games of bingo begin at 2 p.m. Music night is not held this week.
Friday, July 7 – Friday mornings are busy with Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s pool, and a painting/crafting class. The artists bring in their art projects and supplies and share their ideas and instructional skills with each other. They would like to welcome new painters to the group. At 10:30 the line dancers get their feet moving in time to some swinging tunes. Afternoon brings out the card players. Duplicate bridge begins at 12:15 and the canasta players start around 1 p.m. The puzzle table is always waiting for someone to stop by and find a piece to the puzzle.
Last weeks reported social bridge winners were: Lynn Fent, 1st, and Sally Simmons, 2nd. Duplicate bridge players did not meet.