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Senior Classes & Group Activities

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Fitness

Strength In Chairs
Various exercises are performed while sitting in a chair or standing by a chair that encourage strength, mobility and balance while utilizing bands, balls and light weights. Great class for active retirees and a good complement to our group fitness offerings.

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:15 – 11 a.m.
Jan. 2 – Apr. 12

 

NEW! Lean, Mean, Senior Machine
This class is great for active retirees and anyone who is looking for a full-body workout. Low and controlled impact cardio, strength training using light weights and/or exercise tube, balance and core work.

Wednesdays, 7:45 – 8:45 a.m.
and Thursdays, 10:15 – 11:15 a.m.
Member Free / Community $10

 

Life Enhancement Classes & Activities
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.
Jan. 2 – Apr. 12
Free to all seniors.

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

Israel Update with JCC Israeli Shlicha Yael Stolarsky Join JCC Israeli Shlicha Yael Stolarsky to discuss all things Israel.

Aging Gracefully 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.

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

Let’s Talk Don’t miss this opportunity to meet new people or deepen friendships with those you already know, as we engage in meaningful conversation on a variety of topics that are important in our lives. Topics range from how to live a fulfilling life, creating healthy relationships, savoring our cherished memories, to embracing changing life circumstances. All will be encouraged to express their feelings and share experiences in a safe and supportive environment. Led by a counselor from Schoke Jewish Family Service.


Morning Movie Matinee
Enjoy a cup of coffee and a movie on the large-screen TV.

Fridays, 9:30 a.m.
Jan. 5 – Apr. 13 (No program Mar. 30, Apr. 6)
Free to all seniors.

 




Senior Activities
To register or for more information, contact Connie Cirillo Freeman at 203.487.0983 or cfreeman@stamfordjcc.org.

 

Want to stimulate your brain power?
Brain Fitness offers games and puzzles in a casual setting to inspire confidence and to exercise your brain. Join us and explore playful ways to reach your personal goals. Led by the Brain Fitness Program Coordinator from Schoke Jewish Family Service.

 

Learn to Play Canasta
You’ve been asking, so here’s your chance – learn to play from an expert.
Mondays, 1 – 2 p.m., Dates TBD
Members $25, Community $35 (5 lessons)

 

Learn to Play Mah Jongg
Learn to play this classic game from our resident mah jongg masters. All levels welcome. Participants will need to bring a 2017 National Mah Jongg League card. 

Tuesdays or Thursdays, 1 – 3 p.m., Dates TBD
Member $25 / Community $35 (5 lessons)

 

Games & Gab
We welcome you to bring your game of choice - bridge, Scrabble, canasta, mah jongg, etc. - or drop in to join a game (if openings available).

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays, 1 – 3 p.m.
Free of charge. All are welcome.

 

Learn to Crochet
Always wanted to learn how to crochet? Now in only three sessions you can learn how to crochet a scarf or hat.

Tuesdays, 1 – 2 p.m., Dates TBD
Member $24 / Community $30 (3 sessions)
plus cost of materials (purchased separately)

 

Interested in Needlework?
The Kesher chapter of the Pomegranate Guild of Judaic Needlework meets at the JCC. When members of the Pomegranate Guild sit down to stitch, they are reviving Jewish traditions through their work with textiles. Meetings are a rich blend of needlework, culture, tradition and religious practices as they relate to Judaic textiles. In the Jewish tradition, an item created by an unrecognized stitcher is as esteemed as one created by a master artisan. The Guild recognizes this tradition and encourages membership, beginner and professional, women and men alike. For more information, please email kesherpg@gmail.com or visit pomegranateguild.org.

Sundays
Jan. 14: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Feb. 11: 1 – 3 p.m.
Mar. 11: 1 – 3 p.m.
Apr. 8: 1 – 3 p.m.

 

AARP Smart Driver Course
Reservations required.

Wednesday, 8:45 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Apr. 11
AARP members $15 / All others $20

 

 

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