Senior Classes & Group Activities

Addressing the varied and changing needs of senior adults by providing stimulating social, physical and cultural programs. Transportation available to and from the JCC on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. For reservations or more information, contact Connie Freeman, Director of Senior Adult Services at 203.487.0983 or cfreeman@stamfordjcc.orgOnline registration is not available for senior adult classes and programs. Click here to view this month's events.

JCC seniors enjoy their own lounge with bathroom and kitchen. Hot lunches are served in our multi-purpose auditorium, and classes are held in the adult lounge and the library. Included are day long excursions to the theater and museums. We meet the needs of older adults by providing stimulating social, physical, and intellectual programs. Senior Adult programs at the JCC are made possible through the support of United Way of Western Connecticut, and by the fundraising efforts of The Center Women and the POSH Committee (JCC Providers Of Senior Happiness).

 

Senior Adult Fitness

Exercise Your Body - Chair Exercise
Energetic chair exercise class using weights and balls. 

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:15 – 11 a.m.

 

Life Enhancement Classes

Classes designed to entertain, educate and enrich. For full schedule, reservations and further information, please contact Connie Cirillo Freeman at 203.487.0983 or cfreeman@stamfordjcc.org.

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 11 – 11:45 a.m.
Apr. 24 – Jun. 19
Free to all seniors

Current Events & Timely Topics
Join us for informal conversations and talks about what’s going on in Stamford, Connecticut, as well as national and international events and timely topics.

Aging Gracefully
Audrey Schechter, RN, BSN, MSN
Join us for a series that addresses common age related health issues with practical advice on how we can support each other as we strive to age gracefully.

Breaking News
Current events discussion group led by various speakers.

Our Stories
Come and hear the one-of-a-kind stories about the lives, experiences, occupations or pastimes of our fellow Senior Program participants. 

 

Senior Activities

 

Fun & Games
Looking for Mah Jongg, Chess, Scrabble, Bridge, Pokeno, etc., players. For more information contact Connie Cirillo Freeman at 203.487.0983 or cfreeman@stamfordjcc.org.


Mah Jongg
Thursdays, 1 – 3 p.m.
Free of charge.

 

Mah Jongg Lessons
Learn to play this classic game from our resident Mah Jongg masters. All levels welcome. To register or for more information contact Connie Cirillo Freeman at 203.487.0983 or cfreeman@stamfordjcc.org.

Thursdays, 1 – 3 p.m.
Members $25 / Community $35
(5 sessions)

 

Morning Movie Matinee/Games
Enjoy a cup of coffee and a movie on the large-screen TV or play a friendly Wii game in the Adult Lounge.

Fridays, 10 a.m.
Apr. 25 – Jun. 20
Free to all seniors.

 

Clubs and Support Groups

 

Retired Men’s Club

Enjoy fellowship, humor, and vibrant discussions from 10 – 11 a.m. (members only), and an invited speaker at 11 a.m. (open to the community). Every meeting is followed by a soup-and-sandwich lunch and a bridge game after the meal. Reservations required.

Mondays, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Apr. 28 – Jun. 16 (No meeting May 26)
Lunch Price: $3 suggested donation
Annual Price: Members Free / Community $50

 

Blood Pressure Screening
No appointment necessary. Conducted by a registered nurse. Compliments of Visiting Nurse and Hospice.

Tuesdays, 9:45 – 11:15 a.m.
May 6, Jun. 10 
Free of charge.

 

AARP Smart Driver Course
Reservations required.
Wednesday, June 18, 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
AARP members $15 / All others $20

 

Support Group for Blind and Visually-Impaired Adults
Speaker discusses topics relevant to vision loss. Reservations required, contact Connie Cirillo Freeman at 203.487.0983 or cfreeman@stamfordjcc.org.

Thursdays, 1 – 2:30 p.m.
Apr. 24, May 8, Jun. 12
Free to all

 

Transportation
Available to and from the JCC on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. For reservations or more information, contact Connie Cirillo Freeman at 203.487.0983 or cfreeman@stamfordjcc.org.
$1 each way, donation suggested

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JCC open regular hours. After 4 p.m., casual use only.* *Regular enrichment classes are not scheduled on Jewish holidays so as not to exclude those individuals who cannot participate. Private swimming lessons, drop-in group fitness classes and