Senior Center

Welcome to the Senior Center

The Center provides an exciting social scene for mature adults of all ages and stages. Socialize with old friends, make new ones, and stay physically, intellectually, and socially active at the crossroads of our community.

TO SEE AND REGISTER FOR OUR FALL DAY TRIPS, CLICK ON “EVENTS” IN THE MENU!

Our activity calendar is chock full of cultural and social events. Join discussion groups and sit in on educational seminars. Take off on day trips and enjoy cultural celebrations. Or jump into exercise, dance, and yoga classes. Our members also have access to the Center’s sparkling pool, state-of-the-art fitness center, and a dedicated older-adults lounge.

Transportation to and from the Center is available for seniors and people with disabilities.

Senior Adult Lounge is now OPEN!

Monday–Thursday, 12:30 to 4 PM

Bring your cards, games, MahJong tiles, and friends.
The Senior Adult Lounge is open to senior adult members.
Masks are required at all times and social distant guidelines will be adhered to.
We look forward to seeing you there!

This Week’s Schedule:

For Senior Fitness schedule, click here.
For additional Social Services events and other events, view our Main Calendar.

 

MONDAY

Day Trip: The Mills at Jersey Gardens
Monday, October 25th, 10:15 AM – 5:00 PM

NJ’s largest outlet and value retail center with over 200 stores. Lunch is not included. Snacks and water will be provided.
Price: $15, Center Member price: $10
Class code: 11128
PROOF OF VACCINATION REQUIRED

 

Chair Yoga with Diana (In Person Only)
Monday, October 25th, 8:50 – 9:50 AM

At the Center: Senior Adult Lounge

 

Light Cardio and Pilates with Mandi (In Person Only)
Monday, October 25th, 10 – 11 AM
At the Center: Senior Adult Lounge

 

Rock Steading Boxing on Zoom
Monday, October 25th, 11:15 AM

For men and women with Parkinson’s disease. No prior boxing experience necessary. The focus is on stretching, strength training, reaction time and balance. Please contact Linda Eber at (718) 954-3154 before you attend the first time.
Zoom Code: 83366006163
Password: 622606
Click here to launch Zoom

 

Women’s Aqua Aerobics (In Person Only)
Monday, October 25th, 12 – 12:45 PM

At the Center: Pool

 

Master Artisans
Monday, October 25th, 12:30 – 3:30 PM

At the Center: Senior Adult Lounge
Master Artisans is a senior adult program that educates, coaches, and encourages the development of new artistic skills. Join us to explore past passions and discover new skills.

 

Afternoon Stretch with Marissa (In Person Only)
Monday, October 25th, 2:30 – 3:10 PM

At the Center: Room 206 (2nd floor)

 

TUESDAY

Light Conditioning with Michael Berr  (In Person Only)
Tuesday, October 26th, 9 – 9:45 AM

At the Center: Senior Adult Lounge

 

Chair Movements w/ Rhythm of Breaths with Hava (In Person Only)
Tuesday, October 26th, 10 – 11 AM

At the Center: Senior Adult Lounge

 

Drum Exercise Class with Yoni (In Person Only)
Tuesday, October 26th, 11:30 – 12:20 PM

At the Center: Room 205
A fun and easy to learn class that mixes drums and low intensity exercises to build muscle and burn calories.

 

Vocal Workshop with Yoni (In Person Only)
Tuesday, October 26th, 12:40 – 1 PM

At the Center: Room 203
Did you know that singing relieves stress, stimulates the immune system, improves lung function, and enhances memory? Join Yoni Perkins at our in-person Vocal Workshop to improve your vocal abilities and more.

 

Brain Works: For People with Early to Mid-Stage Memory Loss
Tuesday, October 26th, 1 – 3 PM

At the Center: Room 203
Brain works is a unique program designed to enhance focus and concentration while maintaining an active upbeat recreational and social setting.

 

WEDNESDAY

Day Trip: New York Botanical Garden
Wednesday, October 27th, 9:45 AM – 3:30 PM

Explore spectacular installations in Kusama’s Cosmic Nature exhibit. Lunch is not included. Snacks and water will be provided.
Price: $45, Center Member price: $40
Class code: 11140
PROOF OF VACCINATION REQUIRED

 

Low Impact Aerobics with Marissa (In Person Only)
Wednesday, October 27th, 11 – 11:45 AM

At the Center: Senior Adult Lounge

 

Rock Steading Boxing (In Person)
Wednesday, October 27th, 11 AM

For men and women with Parkinson’s disease. No prior boxing experience necessary. The focus is on stretching, strength training, reaction time and balance. Please contact Linda Eber at (718) 954-3154 before you attend the first time.
At the Center: Room 206

 

Women’s Aqua Aerobics (In Person Only)
Wednesday, October 27th, 12 – 12:45 PM

At the Center: Pool

 

Master Artisans
Wednesday, October 27th, 12:30 – 3:30 PM

At the Center: Senior Adult Lounge
Master Artisans is a senior adult program that educates, coaches, and encourages the development of new artistic skills. Join us to explore past passions and discover new skills.

 

New Beginnings: Social Club for Widows
Wednesday, October 27th, 6:30 PM

At the Center: Senior Adult Lounge
Light Dinner at 6:30 PM, Program with Joyce Tawil, soprano singer, at 7:30 PM.
Free with advance registration. $5 at the door. Register at the front desk.

 

THURSDAY

Chair Movements w/ Rhythm of Breaths with Hava (In Person Only)
Thursday, October 28th, 9:30 – 10:30 AM

At the Center: Senior Adult Lounge

 

Rock Steading Boxing on Zoom
Thursday, October 28th, 11 AM

For men and women with Parkinson’s disease. No prior boxing experience necessary. The focus is on stretching, strength training, reaction time and balance. Please contact Linda Eber at (718) 954-3154 before you attend the first time.
Zoom Code: 83366006163
Password: 622606
Click here to launch Zoom

 

Afternoon Stretch with Senior Planet on Zoom
Thursday, October 28th, 4 – 4:40 PM

Meeting ID: 170 361 931
Click here to launch Zoom

 

FRIDAY

Light Cardio and Pilates with Mandi (In Person Only)
Friday, October 29th, 9 – 10 AM

At the Center: Senior Adult Lounge

 

Hand Yoga with Jamber on Zoom
Friday, October 29th, 11:30 – 11:45 AM

Hand Yoga is a 15-min group class that combines proven hand exercises with deep breathing. A quick and easy way to strengthen and stretch your hands. Hand Yoga is great for Arthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis, Parkinson’s Disease, Carpal Tunnel, Neuropathy, and Thumb pain. 
Register here to receive the zoom link

All of our Senior Programming is now available VIRTUALLY in order to accommodate the health and safety needs of our community.

All of our regular programming such as Fitness, Arts, Culinary, Social Events, and more is available on Zoom. We use the same Zoom meeting room for ease of use, so bookmark the page for easy access!

Zoom ID: 621-723-0791
Password: 1
OR
Click here for a direct link.

 

For Zoom details of hosted programming such as Rock Steady Boxing and Senior Planet Virtual Fitness classes, please view our main event calendar by clicking here or view our Weekly Senior Fitness Schedule below.

Senior Membership

Join our Senior Center and gain access to so many different activities, events, and resources. Our Senior Membership includes:

•Access to the Senior Adult Lounge where you can socialize with old friends, make new ones, and play  cards, Mahjong, backgammon, or chess

Senior Exercise (2nd floor of Fitness Center)

Discussion groups, film showings, and seminars on health related topics

Special member discounts for day trips and overnight excursions

Birthday parties and holiday celebrations

•Attend classes such as Light Cardio & Pilates, Chair Yoga, Gentle Floor Yoga, Israeli Dance, Beginner’s Dance, Chair Exercises, Conditioning, and Women’s Water Aerobics

Watch for flyers with details and schedule.

MEMBERSHIP FEES

Annual Membership:
Individual: $20/month
Couple: $35/month
Administrative fee for first-time members: $10

• You must be 65 years or older.

• Provide proof of age and a written doctor’s note stating your ability and/or restriction to exercise, swim, travel, and participate in Center activities.

To use the swimming pool, there is a one-time only Building Fund required:
Individual: $600
Couple: $800

Transportation

As available, the Center’s handicapped accessible mini-bus may pick up older adults to bring them to and from Center programs and their homes. Our route is between Foster Ave and Ave Z, and between McDonald Ave and Ocean Ave.

Please click below to fill out the bus application.

Bus-Application-Form-and-Rules

For schedule information and to make a reservation on a first-come -frst-serve basis, please call in advance: 718-627-4300.

 

Senior Lounge

Our Senior Adult Lounge is located on the first floor and is a place where our Senior Adults can socialize, relax, and play games.

We have  card games, Mahjong, backgammon, and chess available for use.

Master Artisans

Our Master Artisans program is focused on being creative, getting hands-on, and learning something new.

We explore different creative outlets such as painting, drawing, baking and more. You do not need to have any previous knowledge or skills for these classes. Classes are structured in order to be engaging and fun for all experience levels.

For more information, contact Ashley Rosen: 718-954-3128

Social Services Programs: Social Groups

Our Social Services department offers special clubs for Seniors to socialize, spend time together, and create friendships. We are currently running the following social clubs:

Men’s Club
Garden Club
New Beginnings, for widows

Click here to visit the Social Services: Social Clubs page to learn more!

Contact

For more information, about our Senior Center, contact Ashley Rosen at 718-954-3128

Ashley Rosen

Director of Senior Center / Fitness Center Supervisor

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Events

New York Botanical Garden: Kusama’s Cosmic Nature

Wed, Oct 27, 2021

9:45am - 3:30pm

Lunch and Show: Songs for a New World

Thu, Nov 04, 2021

10:30am - 5:00pm

Lunch and Tour: Museum of Arts and Design

Wed, Nov 10, 2021

11:30am - 4:30pm

Empire Casino

Mon, Nov 15, 2021

9:30am - 5:00pm

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Wed, Dec 08, 2021

9:00am - 2:30pm

Museum at Eldridge Street

Mon, Dec 13, 2021

2:00pm - 5:30pm

New York Historical Society

Wed, Dec 22, 2021

12:45pm - 5:00pm