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)
Monday, November 21st, 8:50 – 9:50 AM
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.
Zoom or At the Center: Senior Adult Lounge

 

Light Cardio and Pilates with Mandi (In Person)
Monday, November 21st, 10 AM

At the Center: Senior Adult Lounge

 

Israeli Dance with Ora (In Person)
Monday, November 21st, 11 AM

At the Center: ​Auditorium

 

Rock Steading Boxing (Zoom)
Monday, November 21st, 11:15 AM

For Men and Women with Parkinson’s Disease
Zoom Code: 83366006163
Password: 622606
Click here to launch Zoom

 

Healthy Shopping (In Person)
Monday, November 21st, 11 AM

Learn to shop wisely at the supermarket with Nutritionist, Sandy Stein. Light lunch will be served.
Price: $25. Members: $18
RSVP at the Front Desk with code 11673

 

Women’s Aqua Aerobics (In Person)
Monday, November 21st, 12 – 12:45 PM

At the Center: Pool

 

Master Artisans (In Person)
Monday, November 21st, 12:30 – 3:30 PM

At the Center: Senior Adult Lounge

 

TUESDAY

Chair Movements w/ Rhythm of Breaths with Hava (In Person)
Tuesday, November 22nd, 9 – 10 AM

At the Center: Senior Adult Lounge

 

Floor Yoga with Marissa (In Person)
Tuesday, November 22nd, 10:15 – 11 AM

At the Center: Senior Adult Lounge

 

Dance with Elena (In Person)
Tuesday, November 22nd, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM

At the Center: Senior Adult Lounge

 

Hand Yoga with Jamber (Zoom)
Tuesday, November 22nd, 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

 

WEDNESDAY

Tai Chi: Arthritis with Ann (In Person)
Wednesday, November 23rd, 9 – 9:50 AM
At the Center: Senior Adult Lounge

 

Light Conditioning with Michael (In Person)
Wednesday, November 23rd, 10 – 10:45 AM

At the Center: Senior Adult Lounge

 

Stay Active & Independent for Life with Oreta (In Person)
Wednesday, November 23rd, 11:30 AM –12:30 PM

At the Center: Senior Adult Lounge

 

Rock Steading Boxing (In Person)
Wednesday, November 23rd, 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

 

Women’s Aqua Aerobics (In Person Only)
Wednesday, November 23rd, 12 – 12:45 PM

At the Center: Pool

 

Senior Center Tech Support (In Person Only)
Wednesday, November 23rd, 1 – 2 PM BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

Schedule a 15-minute appointment with the Center’s expert IT staff member and have all your questions answered. MUST BRING YOUR LAPTOP, TABLET, OR PHONE. Schedule your appointment with Ashley at (718) 954-3128 or Aimee at (718) 954-3157.

 

THURSDAY

No classes or programs for the day in celebration of Thanksgiving.

 

FRIDAY

Light Cardio and Pilates with Mandi (In Person)
Friday, Nov 25th, 9 AM

At the Center: Senior Adult Lounge

 

Stay Active & Independent for Life with Oreta (In Person)
Friday, November 25th, 10 – 11 AM

At the Center: Senior Adult Lounge

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.

Application & Use of Bus Rules

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

 

Ari Musoev

Bus Driver

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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

Growing up, Ashley’s grandparents were very much a part of her daily life, even until their last days at the ages of 94 and 95 years old. In fact, she…

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Events

Tour of New York Public Library

Wed, Nov 30, 2022

11:45am - 4:00pm

The Men’s Club: Lunch & Posture Workshop

Thu, Dec 01, 2022

1:00pm - 2:30pm

Healthy Homes

Tue, Dec 06, 2022

2:00pm - 3:30pm

Beyond King Tut: The Immersive Experience

Wed, Dec 07, 2022

12:30pm - 5:00pm

Lunch & Show: The Sound of Music

Thu, Dec 08, 2022

10:30am - 5:45pm

China Institute Tour & Workshop

Wed, Dec 14, 2022

12:30pm - 4:00pm

Caregivers of People with Parkinson’s Disease

Wed, Dec 14, 2022

6:00pm - 7:30pm

Chanukah Crafts: Make a Dreidel Garland

Thu, Dec 15, 2022

2:00pm - 3:30pm

Chanukah Party

Tue, Dec 20, 2022

12:30pm - 3:00pm

New Beginnings Social Club for Widows Chanukah Party

Wed, Dec 21, 2022

6:30pm - 8:30pm

Pizza, Popcorn, & Movie with Esther Jaffe: Mamele (1938)

Tue, Dec 27, 2022

12:00pm - 2:30pm

Trip: Metropolitan Museum of Art

Thu, Dec 29, 2022

10:30am - 4:00pm

Trip: Monet’s Garden – The Immersive Experience

Mon, Jan 02, 2023

12:45pm - 5:00pm

Trip: American Dream Mall

Wed, Jan 04, 2023

10:00am - 5:00pm

Movie Matinee: The Syrian Heritage Community Film #2

Thu, Jan 05, 2023

2:00pm - 4:30pm

Trip: Montclair Art Museum – Tour and Art Workshop

Wed, Jan 11, 2023

11:40am - 5:00pm

Men’s Club: Lunch & Movie

Thu, Jan 12, 2023

1:00pm - 3:00pm

Movie Matinee: The Syrian Heritage Community Film #3

Thu, Jan 12, 2023

2:00pm - 4:30pm

Art with Ashley: DIY Candle Holders

Tue, Jan 17, 2023

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Trip: Brooklyn Museum

Wed, Jan 18, 2023

1:10pm - 5:00pm

Movie Matinee: The Syrian Heritage Community Film #4

Thu, Jan 19, 2023

2:00pm - 4:30pm

Safety & Security

Tue, Jan 24, 2023

2:00pm - 3:30pm

Trip: Aqueduct Resorts World Casino

Wed, Jan 25, 2023

9:30am - 4:00pm

Movie Matinee: The Syrian Heritage Community Film #5

Thu, Jan 26, 2023

2:00pm - 4:30pm

Trip: Museum of Mathematics

Wed, Feb 01, 2023

12:20pm - 5:00pm

Jewelry Making

Tue, Feb 07, 2023

1:00pm - 3:00pm

Trip: Skyscraper Museum

Wed, Feb 08, 2023

12:30pm - 5:00pm

Men’s Club: Lunch & Presentation

Thu, Feb 09, 2023

1:00pm - 3:00pm

Trip: Pottery Painting

Wed, Feb 15, 2023

12:40pm - 4:30pm

Pizza, Popcorn, & Movie

Thu, Feb 16, 2023

12:00pm - 2:30pm

Heart Healthy Diet with Nina Dahan

Tue, Feb 21, 2023

12:30pm - 2:00pm

Self Defense Class

Wed, Feb 22, 2023

2:00pm - 3:30pm

Trip: Lunch & Show – Hercules

Thu, Feb 23, 2023

10:30am - 5:45pm

Staff

Ari Musoev

Bus Driver