Current Activities

PLEASE REFER TO THE ACTIVITIES CALENDAR FOR DAYS AND TIMES


Badminton Group

The aim of badminton is to hit the shuttle with your racket so that it passes over the net and lands inside your opponent’s half of the court. Whenever you do this, you have won a rally; win enough rallies, and you win the match. The Badminton Group plays in the gym.


Water Exercise Group

     Water aerobics is a form of aerobic exercise that takes place in the water and is usually composed of a variety of exercises.  Although almost anyone can participate in water aerobics, the sport is ideal for people with back pain, elderly people or people with delicate bone structures and those who would like to lose weight without putting too much strain on their bodies.


Book Club

This group meets in the Café to discuss their current book choice. New members and title suggestions are welcome.


Bridge Group

Bridge is a partnership game requiring four players.  Each player sits opposite his partner at a card table.  Bridge is played with a standard deck of 52 playing cards.  The Bridge Group plays in the Cafe.


Bunco Group

Bunco is a social dice game, traditionally played by twelve players divided into three tables with four players each, but any number of people can play. Pairs of players roll three dice to score points by matching the numbers on the dice to the round number, or by rolling three of a kind. Roll a three of a kind that matches the round number to get a Bunco. Bunco group will meet in the cafe.

Chair Yoga

Chair Yoga is an adapted form of yoga that makes yoga accessible to everyone. Chair Yoga allows you to modify your yoga practice based on your health, your mobility, and your current ability level. Chair Yoga offers a practice that includes seated poses on the chair and standing poses using the chair for balance and support.


Cribbage Group

     Cribbage is a card game for two players that can be played by three or four, in which the object is to form various combinations that count for points: the score is traditionally kept by moving pegs on a small board.  The Cribbage Group plays in the Cafe. 


Knit One, Crochet Two Group

 The Knit One, Crochet Two Group gathers in the Cafe to work on their individual projects and provide assistance and encouragement to each other.

Hand And Foot Group

Hand and Foot is a popular variation from the rummy type game of Canasta.  It can be described as a simpler, easier version of Canasta for beginners.  Hand & Foot uses 5 or 6 decks of standard playing cards and is played with 2-6 players.  The objective of Hand and Foot is to be the first to get rid of all of your cards and for your team to have the most points.


Origami Group

   Origami is the art of paper folding, which is often associated with Japanese culture. It is a great chance to learn origami from Emiko. The Origami Group gets together in the Cafe.


Paint In Group

The Paint In Group meets in the Café to work on individual art projects.


Pinochle Group

     Pinochle  is a card game played with a unique deck of only 48 cards, which contains two of each suit of the Nines, Tens, Jacks, Queens, Kings, and Aces, there are no 2 through 8 rank cards.  There are two Pinochle Groups, one plays in the Café.  The second group plays in the Meeting Room. 


Senior Video Aerobics Group

This is a low impact aerobic exercise done to popular video tapes designed with seniors in mind. The Senior Video Aerobics Group gathers in the Meeting Room.

 

Shuffleboard

Shuffleboard, more precisely deck shuffleboard, is a game in which players use cues to push weighted discs, sending them gliding down a narrow court, with the purpose of having them come to rest within a marked scoring area.


Slow Jam

This is an informal group of musicians who meet to jam and sing. The Slow Jam Group gathers in the Cafe.


Table Tennis

Also known as ping-pong and whiff-whaff, is a sport in which two or four players hit a lightweight ball, also known as the ping-pong ball, back and forth across a table using small rackets. The game takes place on a hard table divided by a net. Except for the initial serve, the rules are generally as follows: players must allow a ball played toward them to bounce one time on their side of the table and must return it so that it bounces on the opposite side at least once. A point is scored when a player fails to return the ball within the rules. Play is fast and demands quick reactions. Spinning the ball alters its trajectory and limits an opponent’s options, giving the hitter a great advantage.


Tai Chi

Tai chi is a system of movements and positions believed to have developed in 12th Century China. Tai chi techniques aim to address the body and mind as an interconnected system and are traditionally believed to have mental and physical health benefits.


Yoga Group

This is a gentle yoga class using a DVD player. The Yoga Group uses the Meeting Room.


Yoga Basics

Yoga is an ancient and complex practice, rooted in Indian philosophy. It began as a spiritual practice but has become popular as a way of promoting physical and mental well-being. Yoga emphasizes physical postures, breathing techniques and meditation.