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Eagle County senior calendar

Upcoming events

• Wednesday: Full body exercise class at the Golden Eagle Senior Center, 9 a.m. $2 suggested donation. Come try this more challenging class that works on aspects of strength, balance and coordination. Call 970-328-8896 for more information.

• Thursday: Strong People progressive weight training class at the Golden Eagle Senior Center, 11 a.m. Free. Call 970-328-8896 for more information.



• Friday: Zumba Gold class at the Golden Eagle Senior Center, 10:30 a.m. Come try this fun new class! Zumba Gold is a Latin dance-inspired exercise class with great movement and good times. You barely even know you’re exercising!

• Every Monday: Full body exercise class at the Golden Eagle Senior Center, 9 a.m. $2 suggested donation. Come try this more challenging class that works on aspects of strength, balance and coordination.

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• Every Tuesday: Chair-based exercise class at the Golden Eagle Senior Center, 11 a.m. $2 suggested donation. This class is primarily done seated while working on strength and flexibility. Call 970-328-8896 for more information.

Ongoing weekly activities

Mondays



• Senior Spot, Eagle River Presbyterian Church, 1 to 4 p.m. A program of Eagle Valley Senior Life. Balance exercises, culinary creations, music and more. Drop in for some or all of the time. The Senior Spot has a new Gypsum location. Call Wendy at 440-371-3920 or visit http://www.evslife.org for more information.

• Restorative body movement class, Avon Recreation Center, 12:35 to 1:35 p.m. $10.

• Full body exercise class at the Golden Eagle Senior Center, 9:00 a.m. This is a more challenging class that works all aspects of strength, coordination, balance and more. Some floor work incorporated as well. $2.00 suggested donation per class.

• • Parkinson Power Moves exercise class. Trinity Church basketball court in Edwards, 3:30 p.m. Based upon the PWR4life program created by Dr. Becky Farley, Ph.D. in neuroscience and pioneer ttregarding the benefit of exercise for Parkinson’s disease. This large amplitude training focuses on rigidity, bradykinesia, coordination, balance, gait and more. Taught by certified PWR4life instructors. Call 970-331-1513.

• Tai chi for beginners, Avon Recreation Center, 4:55 to 5:55 p.m. $10.

• Intermediate tai chi, Avon Recreation Center, 6:30 to 8 p.m. $10.

Tuesdays

• Senior lunch, Golden Eagle Senior Center, noon. $3 suggested donation. Bus transportation available. Home delivered meals available for home-bound seniors. Call 970-328-8896 for more information. Please RSVP for lunches 24 hours in advance.

• Chair-based exercise class at the Golden Eagle Senior Center, 11 a.m. $2 suggested donation. This class is primarily done seated while working on strength and flexibility. Call 970-328-8896 for more information.

• Non-medical foot care (toenail trimming and foot soaks), Golden Eagle Senior Center, third Tuesday of month, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Call 970-328-8896 for more information.

• Transportation for errands. Bus leaves Golden Eagle Senior at 2 p.m. Call 970-328-8896 for more information.

• Joint relief water class, Avon Recreation Center, 10 to 11 a.m. $2. Call 970-328-8831 for more information.

• Parkinson’s Foundations exercise class, Golden Eagle Senior Center, 3 p.m. Class focuses on strength, balance and flexibility. Exercises are enhanced to include cognition, vocal therapy and fun. Not just for those with Parkinson’s disease — this class is beneficial for anyone who would like to improve balance, flexibility and strength.

• Vintage Vail, Avon Recreation Center, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Free. Join the Avon Afternoon Club for a weekly gathering of games, socializing and coffee. Call 970-748-4060 for more information.

• Tai chi for seniors, Avon Recreation Center, 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. $10.

• Water aerobics class, Gypsum Recreation Center, 10 to 11 a.m. $5. Call 970-328-8896 for more information.

Wednesdays

• Senior lunch, Maloit Park Senior Wellness Center, 11:30 a.m. $3 suggested donation. Rides available to senior lunch and grocery shopping afterwards. Home delivered meals available for home-bound seniors. Call 970-328-8831 for more information. Please RSVP for lunches 24 hours in advance.

• Full body exercise class at the Golden Eagle Senior Center, 9 a.m. $2 suggested donation per class.

• Chair yoga, Maloit Park Senior Wellness Center, 11 a.m. Free.

• Grocery shopping, bus leaves Maloit Park Senior Wellness Center at 12:30 p.m.

• Snowshoeing, Maloit Park Senior Wellness Center, be ready to go by 10 a.m. Make sure to dress in layers and wear appropriate winter shoes. All levels welcome. If you would like to join us, call Pat at 970-328-8831.

• Poker game, Golden Eagle Senor Center, first and third Wednesday of month, 1 to 3 p.m.

Thursdays

• Strong People progressive weight training class at the Golden Eagle Senior Center, 11 a.m. This class is mostly completed while seated with some standing exercises using hand and ankle weights. Call 970-328-8896 for more information. Free.

• Tai chi for beginners, Avon Recreation Center, 4:55 to 5:55 p.m. $10.

• Restorative body movement class, Avon Recreation Center, 12:35 to 1:35 p.m. $10.

• Intermediate tai chi, Avon Recreation Center, 6:30 to 8 p.m. $10.

• Senior lunch, Golden Eagle Senior Center, noon. $3 suggested donation. Bus transportation available. Home delivered meals available for home-bound seniors. Call 970-328-8896. RSVP for lunches 24 hours in advance.

• Senior crochet group, Golden Eagle Senior Center, 1 p.m. Help make blankets for local children. Open to veteran crocheters and those just beginning. Yarn provided.

• Transportation from the Golden Eagle Senior Center for grocery shopping, bus leaves the center at 1 p.m. Call 970-328-8896 for more information.

• Tai chi for seniors, Avon Recreation Center. 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. $10.

• Parkinson’s Foundations exercise class, Golden Eagle Senior Center, 3 p.m. Class focuses on strength, balance and flexibility. Exercises are enhanced to include cognition, vocal therapy and fun. Not just for those with Parkinson’s disease — beneficial for anyone who would like to improve balance, flexibility and strength.

• Water aerobics class, Gypsum Recreation Center, 10 to 11 a.m. $5. Call 970-328-8896 for more information.

• Parkinson Support Group, Trinity Church in Edwards, fourth Thursday of month, 5 to 6 p.m. For Parkinson patients and their family and friends who are looking for support and resources in a fun and uplifting atmosphere. Meetings include some type of educational presentation.

Fridays

• Senior lunch, Maloit Park Senior Wellness Center, 11:30 a.m. $3 suggested donation. Rides available Call 970-328-8831 for more information. Please RSVP for lunches 24 hours in advance.

• Book Lovers Coffee Klatch, Golden Eagle Senior Center, second and fourth Fridays of month, 10:30 a.m.

Saturdays

• Power Punch for Parkinson’s boxing class. 9 a.m. at Trinity Church in Edwards. Call 720-320-1122 for more information

Locations

Golden Eagle Senior Center: 715 Broadway St., Eagle, 970-328-8896.

Maloit Park Senior Wellness Center (VSSA building): 1951 U.S. Highway 24, Minturn, 970-328-8831.


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