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 additional Social Services events and other events, view our Main Calendar.

 

MONDAY

Chair Yoga with Diana (Zoom + In-Person)
Monday, August 8th, 8:50 – 9:50 AM
At the Center: Room 203
NEW! ZOOM MEETING ID: 889 4547 4110
Passcode: 1
*A large screen TV will be set up in Room 203 to do the class in person.

 

Light Cardio and Pilates with Ashley (In Person)
Monday, August 8th, 10 – 11 AM

At the Center: Room 203

 

Israeli Dance with Ora (In Person)
Cancelled

 

Rock Steading Boxing (Zoom)
Monday, August 8th, 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 Aldo Oranvil at (718) 258-3300 or [email protected] before attending your first class.
Zoom Code: 83366006163
Password: 622606
Click here to launch Zoom

 

TUESDAY

Stretch & Tone with Marissa (in-person)
Tuesday, August 9th, 9 – 9:45 AM

At the Center: Room 203

 

Chair Movements w/ Rhythm of Breaths with Hava(in-person)
Tuesday, August 9th, 10 AM

At the Center: Room 203

 

Hand Yoga with Jamber (Zoom)
Tuesday, August 9th, 11:30 AM – 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

 

WEDNESDAY

Tai Chi with Ann (in-person)
Wednesday, August 10th, 9 – 9:50 AM
At the Center: Room 203

 

Trip: Storm King Art Center
Wednesday, August 10th

Bus departs at 9 AM and returns by 4:30 PM. Take a 1-hour walking tour at the Storm King Art Center in New Windsor, NY. Please bring a bagged lunch.
Price: Non-Members $30, Members $25
Register at the front desk with code 11480

 

Light Conditioning with Michael (in-person)
Wednesday, August 10th, 10 – 10:45 AM

At the Center: Room 203

 

Rock Steading Boxing (in-person)
Wednesday, August 10th, 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 Aldo Oranvil at (718) 258-3300 or [email protected] before attending your first class.
At the Center: Room 206

 

THURSDAY

Women’s Aqua Aerobics (in-person only)
Thursday, August 11th, 9:15 – 9:45 AM

At the Center: Pool

 

Chair Movements w/ Rhythm of Breaths with Hava (In Person)
Thursday, August 11th, 10 AM

At the Center: Room 203

 

Rock Steading Boxing (Zoom)
Thursday, August 11th, 11 AM

Zoom Code: 83366006163
Password: 622606
Click here to launch Zoom

 

Men’s Club
Thursday, August 11th, 1:30 PM

Join a fun, intergenerational program with Rabbi Nochlin, remembering the past and inspiring the future.
RSVP with Ashley at (718) 954-3128 or Aimee at (718) 954-3157

 

Afternoon Stretch with Senior Planet (Zoom)
Thursday, August 11th, 4 – 4:30 PM

Meeting ID: 170 361 931
Click here to launch Zoom

 

FRIDAY

Light Cardio and Pilates with Mandi (in-person)
Friday, August 12th, 9 AM

At the Center: Room 203

 

Hand Yoga with Jamber (Zoom)
Friday, August 12th, 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: $22/month
Couple: $40/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!

Event Cancellation Policy

Participants may cancel their registration without penalty up until 7 days prior to the event or trip. Cancellations received less than 7 days before an event or trip will incur a 50% cancellation fee. Cancellations received the day before, the day of, or after an event or trip will not be eligible for a refund or credit.

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

Day Trip: Van Vleck Garden Tour

Wed, Aug 17, 2022

9:30am - 3:30pm

Fun in the Sun

Tue, Aug 23, 2022

10:30am - 3:00pm