Friday, June 2, 2017

Stillwater Senior Activity Center Offers a Water Aerobics Class

The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center is offering a water aerobics swimming class for Senior Center participants. The class takes place Tuesdays and Thursdays at the City of Stillwater Municipal Pool from 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. 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, June 12 – A free exercise class is offered to seniors every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings at 9:30 a.m. This class is called, Sit ‘n Be Fit and offers a cool place to get a good workout routine that can strengthen your muscles and increase your flexibility. Everyone has a chair 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, June 13 – If you would like a little more intense exercise class you should check out the free exercise/dance class that is offered every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. It is called, “Zumba with Angie”. This class will get you moving to some Latin American type music. Please wear good sturdy shoes for all the quick stepping. No slide on shoes allowed. Remember, water aerobics at 12:30 p.m. Afternoon games include canasta, duplicate bridge, and pool/snooker. Most card games start around 1 p.m. except for duplicate bridge which starts at 12:15 p.m. New duplicate bridge players should call the Center ahead of time to make arrangements. Duplicate bridge is played with a partner. Exercise equipment that includes exercise bikes, a treadmill, and a weight set are available for use in the afternoon. Pool and snooker playing are popular, also. Bingo is called at 2 p.m. It’s a lot of laughs and everyone wins a prize! We always have a jig saw puzzle out, for the puzzlers.
Wednesday, June 14 – Exercisers and women pool players arrive at 9:30 a.m. again, ready to participate in their activities. 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, June 15 – Free guitar lessons are offered 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. Bingo sometimes has a guest caller on Thursdays and the exciting games begin at 2 p.m. Music night will not be held this week.
Friday, June 16 – Friday mornings are active with Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s pool, and a painting/crafting class that all take place at 9:30 a.m. 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. The puzzle table is always waiting for someone to stop by and find a piece to the puzzle.
Last weeks reported duplicate bridge winners were: Jane Anderson and Lucy Robinson, 1st and Al Perry and Lionel Raff, 2nd.                                                

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