Activities & Classes
ACTIVITIES AND CLASSES AS OF JULY 21, 2023
Chair Yoga – The chair replaces the yoga mat and becomes an extension of your body allowing the full advantage of yoga. Class meets Mondays at 10:00 am and 11:15 am.
TAI CHI – Tai Chi combines exercise and meditation, through slow movements which have been modified for seniors with the purpose of increasing balance, flexibility and strength. Class meets Tuesdays at 9:00 am. (No classes July and August)
Summer Zumba Gold – Zumba Gold is designed with you in mind. It is a fun, low-impact class combining dance and balance movements. It is great for the mind, body, and soul. Class meets on Tuesdays at 9:00am. (July & August classes)
Gentle Cardio – A fun class that is easy for beginners and can be kicked up a notch with modifications for the added challenge. Aerobics will boost your energy level, improve coordination, burn calories, reduce stress and also get you into shape. We also work on balance, stretching, and toning with bands & balls. Add in a circuit or a fun game that will keep your heart rate up and enjoy the time while getting in shape! Class meets on Thursdays at 9:15 am and 10:30 am.
Healthy Bones – An Osteoporosis prevention, exercise & education program for older adults, sponsored by Parker Life. Participants have enjoyed the benefits of increased strength and endurance. Class meets on Thursdays at 2:00 pm. (Dr. approval required)
Strength Training – Enjoy the benefits of increased strength and endurance by attending our weekly strength training class. Seniors start out using light hand weights and increase the weights as their strength increases. Class meets on Fridays at 9:15 am and 10:30 am.
Bingo – Will be held two Wednesdays every month. Participants must register in advance. Bingo dates are listed on the Bingo Registration document, available in the “Forms” section on our website.
Mah-Jongg – Held most Mondays 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm. Follow calendar for dates scheduled.
Book Club – Held once every 5 weeks on a Monday at 12:30 pm. Book and date information can be found under the “Special Events” section on our website.
Senior Wellness Screenings – VNA of Monmouth County provides seniors with monthly wellness screenings including blood pressure. Check calendar for scheduled dates.
Special Activities/Bus Trips/Parties – See monthly calendar and the “Special Events” section on our website.
The Manalapan Township Senior Citizen Center is partially funded by the Title III Program of the Older Americans Act as amended through a grant by the Monmouth County Office on Aging.