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.

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!

Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, 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.
Click below for a Printable Version of our Senior Schedule.

Senior Schedule_May 2-14

 

Movie Night: The Hunger Games
Sunday, May 2

In a dystopian future, 16-year-old Katniss volunteers to take her younger sister’s place in a battle where children must fight to stay alive.
Click here to watch

 

 

Drum Exercise Class
Tuesday, May 4, 11:30 AM

In-person at the Center!
A fun and easy to learn class that mixes drums and low intensity exercises to build muscle and burn calories. Limited seating.
Please register by calling Ashley at (718) 954-3128.
Masks must be worn at all times. CDC guidelines will be adhered to.

 

Vocal Workshop
Tuesday, May 4, 12:30 PM

In-person at the Center!
Lift your spirit and improve your vocals with Yoni Perkins at our live and in-person Vocal Workshop.
Please register by calling Ashley at (718) 954-3128.
Masks must be worn at all times. CDC guidelines will be adhered to.

 

Mother’s Day Paint Class
Tuesday, May 4, 2:30 PM

In-person at the Center!
Join us for a special Mother’s Day Paint on Canvass Class with Adina Yaakov and take home a Mother’s Day gift bag (valued at $50).
Registration is a must! Limited spots.
Please call Ashley to Register (718) 954-3128.
Masks must be worn at all times. CDC guidelines will be adhered to.

 

Walking Club
Wednesday, May 5, 9:30 AM

In-person at the Center!
Improve your health, spend time outside, tone your muscles, and manage your weight. Open to CENTER MEMBERS, free of charge.
Weather permitting.
Click here to email David Jolovitz to register for the Walking Club.

 

 

Science Break: Flavanol-rich Foods Protect Heart from Stress
Wednesday, May 5

Click here to watch

 

 

Live Webinar: Learn How to Treat and Prevent Upper and Lower Body Joint Injuries
Thursday, May 6, 8 PM

The educational series will explore issues related to common pains in the areas affecting the lower and upper body. Areas explored tonight: shoulders, elbows, hands, head, and more.
Click here to launch Zoom

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 Fitness and Exercise

Our Senior Fitness programs are specifically tailored towards seniors to strengthen your bodies, encourage fitness, and promote a healthy lifestyle.

We are currently running the following Senior Exercise programs LIVE on Zoom. Check out our weekly classes below and click on the event to go directly to the Zoom class.

< May 2021 >
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
09Low Impact AerobicsLow Impact AerobicsTime: 10:00 AM
Zoom ID: 621-723-0791
Password: 1
Chair Yoga with DianaChair Yoga with DianaTime: 11:00 AM
Zoom ID: 621-723-0791
Password: 1
10Light Cardio and Pilates with MandiLight Cardio and Pilates with MandiTime: 10:00 AM
Zoom ID: 621-723-0791
Password: 1
Movement SpeaksMovement SpeaksTime: 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
A free-flowing dance-exercise class that incorporates stretching, dancing, and light exercises.
MUST REGISTER FIRST: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd1zfL1D4AAJyXQNPKlLvBbLwmxXHHyOF3t9o7aDvzuAX7X9g/viewform
11Chair Exercise with HavaChair Exercise with HavaTime: 10:00 AM
Zoom ID: 621-723-0791
Password: 1
Hand YogaHand YogaTime: 11:30 AM - 11:45 AM
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.
Afternoon Stretch with Senior PlanetAfternoon Stretch with Senior PlanetTime: 4:00 PM
Zoom ID: 170 361 931
30 minutes of simple stretches and breathing meditations.
12Low Impact Aerobics with MarissaLow Impact Aerobics with MarissaTime: 11:00 AM
Zoom ID: 621-723-0791
Password: 1
13Chair Exercise with HavaChair Exercise with HavaTime: 9:30 AM
Zoom ID: 621-723-0791
Password: 1
Gentle Floor Yoga with DianaGentle Floor Yoga with DianaTime: 11:00 AM
Zoom ID: 621-723-0791
Password: 1
14Light Cardio and Pilates with MandiLight Cardio and Pilates with MandiTime: 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Zoom ID: 621-723-0791
Password: 1
Hand YogaHand YogaTime: 11:30 AM - 11:45 AM
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.
Tai ChiTai ChiTime: 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Hosted by Senior Planet
Zoom ID: 170 361 931
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To view our past classes, click here to visit our Senior Exercise Archive!

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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