Center Hours: Monday – Thursday 8:00am – 4:30pm, Fridays 8:00am – 1:00pm
Community Café – Monday through Thursday at 12:15pm—If you are 60 and older enjoy lunch for a suggested donation of $2.50, if you are under 60 the cost is $7.50. Reservations are required by 10:00am the day before with the exception of Monday’s which is required by Thursday at noon. To sign-up for lunch call 860-228-1700.
Silver Sneakers FLEX Class—Mondays 11:05, Wednesday & Friday 10:10
1) Effective 1/1/19, those who have United HealthCare through AARP and United Health individual policies will no longer have
SILVER SNEAKERS pay for their classes at this facility.
2) STATE OF CONNECTICUT Employees who have Retired, your contract still has SILVERNSEAKERS as part of your benefit package.
3) Punch cards can be purchased from the Instructor. The cost is $20 for 10 classes and the card will be good for (2) months.
DROP INS will be charged $5
4) All SILVERSNEAKERS participants MUST PRESENT AT FIRST CLASS, Photo ID, and their SILVERSNEAKERS MEMBER ID CARD.
You MUST pre-register for class. This class will focus on muscular strength, balance and improving reaction time which will improve your ability to feel strong and stable. Please bring hand held weights, a whiffle bat OR walking stick OR cane that is approximately 30—34inches high (just below the hip), and a Resita Band. To see if your insurance provider is a Silver Sneakers participant call 1-866-584-7389. If so, there is no charge for this class. If your insurance is NOT a Silver Sneakers provider, you can purchase a punch card for $20 for 10 classes. Pre-registration is required for NEW participants to the Silver Sneakers class. You MUST BE SIGNED UP PRIOR TO CLASS. To register, please call Patty at 860-617-8897.
ZUMBA Gold—Classes Tues & Thurs—10:10—11:10
Tuesdays and Thursday 10:10—11:10. This is a 2 time per week class. . To register come to the center or call 860-228-1700.
Enhance Fitness—Mondays, Tuesdays, & Thursdays 9:00—10:00am
This class will run Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 9:00AM – 10:00AM. This class will focus on dynamic cardiovascular exercise, strength training, balance, and flexibility. Being this class is an evidence based program, the class will meet 3 times per week to increase the participants fitness gains. People who regularly attend class have proven to grow stronger, improve their balance, become more limber, and elevate mood. The class will meet Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 9:00am—10:00am. Each session will be a 16 class session and will cost $32.
ACTIVE Fitness ACTIVE—Agility, Core, Toning, Improving health, Vibrancy, Energy. This class is perfect for both men and women who are looking to improve overall strength, core strength, balance, and overall fitness. The class will be taught by Paul Smith and will meet on Wednesday’s and Friday’s from 11:20-12:05. To Register or for more information 860-228-1700.
Mindful Meditation with Mandy – Mandy is not only our program coordinator, but she is also a Certified Professional Life Coach and has been practicing Mindful Meditation for nine years. She is presently teaching another meditation class through the East Haddam Public Libraries, so she brings a lot of experience with her. The meditation class will meet on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from 10:45am—Noon. Mindful Meditation is the opportunity to develop the skill of paying attention to your inner and outer experiences with acceptance, patience, and compassion. Mindfulness Meditation is effective for the management of stress, anxiety and panic, chronic pain, depression, obsessive thinking, strong emotional reactivity, and a wide array of health related concerns. Please register by Friday, prior to the Tuesday class, by calling the Center at 860-228-1700. Please bring a non-perishable food item as payment for the program, this will be donated to HIHS Food Pantry.
Massage or Reflexology with Tami Toscano
Tami Toscano offers massage and reflexology. Tami comes to us bringing many years of experience both in California and Connecticut and includes working with the senior population. She has already begun services here at the center and is getting rave reviews. Tami will be here from 10:00am—4:00pm on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. February 28th. New rates for 2019, the cost is $22 for 25 min and $44 for 50 minutes. To schedule an appointment please call the Senior Center 860-228-1700.