Senior Wellness & Education
Pursue your creative side with a paintbrush, sing with a chorus, practice your Yiddish, or enjoy a game of bridge or mahj. You can take a day trip or see a show with us.
Take a look at what we’re currently offering:
Ongoing Wellness Programs
Fridays, 10:30 – 11:45am
Facilitator: Ann Pappalardo, MSW, LISW; FREE
This lively discussion group examines a wide variety of topics of interest.
Fit for Life
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 9:30 – 10:30am
Instructors: Kelly Greulich & Melissa Shrimplin
This fitness class features exercises that focus on strength and cardio cross-training, as well as balance and range of motion.
Mondays, 10:30 – 11:30am
Instructor: Rabbi Yitzchok Preis
A study of the Torah portion of the day.
Bridge/Mah Jongg Groups
Mondays – Fridays, 1:30 – 6pm
Bring your group for a Senior Meal Deal at the J Café then enjoy an afternoon of Mahj or Bridge.
Mondays, 1:30 – 3pm (J Member: FREE; public: $20)
Tuesdays, 7 – 8:15pm (J Member: FREE; public: $20)
Sundays, 10 – 11:30am (J Member: FREE; public: $20)
Pickleball is a fast-growing sport that combines tennis and table tennis for a fast-paced and fun game! Stay active and improve your skills while making new friends.
Mondays, 10:30am – 12pm
Tuesdays, 1 – 3pm
Instructor: Bernice Pollack
This stimulating discussion group focuses on how to remain active as you age.
Tuesdays, 12 – 3pm
Facilitated by: Sue Busemeyer
Come play with us! Rummikub is a tile-based game that is a combination of rummy and mahjong. It’s easy to learn and we are happy to teach any potential players!
Yoga for Seniors
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:30 – 2:30pm
Instructor: Mary Seibert; $3/class
This class will help with your strength, flexibility, and balance through a variety of supported tri yoga flows. Prerequisites: Participants should be able to move easily from seated to standing positions.
Chess & Scrabble Club
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2 – 6pm
Come join in on a rousing game of chess or scrabble. Don’t know how to play? Don’t worry, we’ll have friends to teach you. All ages are welcome to participate.
Wednesdays, 10:30 – 11:30am
Instructor: Ralph Dehner, Master Trainer; $3/class
This ongoing Tai Chi program helps with arthritis, balance, and memory. Learn an ancient Yang style short form. Beginners are always welcome.
Wednesdays, 10:30 – 11:30am
If you can’t make it to the real lanes, come have fun with virtual bowling. You’ll get moderate exercise with a group of enthusiastic Wii bowlers. No experience? We’ll teach you the lanes!
Multimedia Art – Open Studio
Thursdays, 10am – 12pm
Do you enjoy creating art? Or, do you just want to get started? Bring your own projects and supplies. Get ideas from other JCC community artists! All levels are welcome. Bring any art medium you’d like.
Issues of the Day
Thursdays, 1 – 3pm
Instructor: Justin Kirschner, JCRC
Every current issues enthusiast and advocate embodies a set of thoughts, ideas, and values that inform how they see the world. In today’s rapidly changing, socially and politically charged environment, it is important to bring together diverse perspectives and engage respectfully in conversations that reflect individual experiences, heartfelt beliefs and different viewpoints. We invite you to join Issues of the Day and explore a new way of being in conversation and fellowship together at this casual weekly forum.
Blood Pressure Checks
Last Thursday of the month, 10 – 11am
In room 120/121
Stay healthy! Get your blood pressure checked by Star Point Home Care. Everyone is welcome.