The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will be closed on Thursday, December 31 and Friday, January 1 for New Year’s. Regular hours and activities will resume on Monday, January 4. With the New Year starting, you should plan to check out the Senior Activity Center. It is open to participants 50 years and older. You can get busy with activities such as: exercise class, women’s pool time, line dancing, Zumba dancing, card games that include canasta and bridge, pool and snooker, bingo, and music night. There is no charge for these fun activities just a willingness to have a good friendly time. Hours for participation are Monday through Friday, 9:30 am to 4:30 p.m.; and music night is held on Thursday evenings, 6:00 p.m. 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, December 28 – Do you need to work off some extra pounds put on over the holidays? Bring your New Year’s resolution, to get in shape, to the free Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class. It is held every Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings at 9:30 a.m. The exercise class utilizes stretchy bands to test flexibility and bouncing balls to help with hand/eye coordination, along with stretching and toning exercises. Each person has a chair for some of the exercises and some are done while standing by your chair. Women pool players also come in at 9:30 a.m. and play several friendly rounds of 8-ball. They would welcome some new women players to come join in the fun competition. At 10:30 a.m. line dancers step in time to country songs. You are welcome to come join the group and get some exercise while having fun. During the afternoon, canasta and social bridge players get out their cards for plenty of good times. A jig-saw puzzle is always out enticing someone to find another piece. Exercise equipment, including a treadmill, is available too.
Tuesday, December 29 – If you are really interested in getting in shape, check out “Zumba with Angie” at the Center. This class will give you a vigorous workout. This is a fast paced dance exercise class that takes place at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. The exercises are done mostly to Latin American dance music. In the afternoon, games are played that include; canasta, duplicate bridge, pool/snooker, and jig-saw puzzle solving. Exercise equipment that includes two exercise bikes, and a weight set are available for use during the afternoon, too. Bingo is played at 2:00 p.m. It is a lot of laughs and everyone wins a prize!
Wednesday, December 30 – Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class members meet up again at 9:30 a.m. Women pool players also get out their pool sticks for some good friendly 8-ball. Then at 10:30 a.m., after the exercise class, line dancers start kicking up their heels as they keep up with swinging country tunes. During the afternoon, games of canasta and other card games are played. At 1:00 p.m. a coed pool tournament will take place. Come enjoy the fun competition
Thursday, December 31 – The Center is closed today.
Friday, January 1– Happy New Year from the Stillwater Senior Activity Center! The Center will be closed today.
Last weeks reported winners for social bridge were: Connie Mennem, 1st, and Lynn Fent, 2nd. Duplicate bridge winning partners were: Penny Sizemore and Lucy Robinson, 1st and Lionel Raff and Al Perry, came in 2nd. The second day of duplicate bridge winners were: Al Perry and Lionel Raff, 1st and Meg Kletke and Adrienne Hyle, 2nd. The pool tournament champion for the week was Vic Berryman.