Senior Fit Senior Strong - AT COMMUNITY CENTER!
SENIOR FIT SENIOR STRONG
Thanks to the continued generous support of the Katherine Matthies and Valley Community Foundations, Seymour Recreation is pleased to announce the continuation of Senior Fit, Senior Strong Classes! The program offers Senior Center Members several free exercise classes a week!
This will allow for you to get the benefit of yoga with the assistance of a chair.
Zumba Gold is perfect for active older adults who are looking for a modified Zumba class that recreates the original moves you love at a lower-intensity.
Strength, Toning, and Balance
This class will increase muscle strength, range of movement, balance, and coordination through a variety of exercises. Light hand weights, balls and exercise bands will be used. A chair is used for seated exercises and standing support. Suited for all levels.
Urban Poling Walking Club
Looking to Spruce up your walk? Urban Polling also known as Nordic walking is similar to cross country skiing in that it’s a full body workout. This club will be limited to 10 residents, we provide the Poles all you need to do is show up! Group meets at the Community Center on Tuesdays and Various Outdoor Walking Paths on Thursdays.
Benefits of Urban Polling
-Full Body Workout - uses all your body muscles
-Weight Management- Burns up to 46% more calories than regular walking
-Balance – Improves balance and confidence for walking with four points of contact
-Off Loading – Takes stress off of painful hip and knee joints
-Core Strengthening – 1.000 ab contractions per 1.000 steps
-Walking- you can walk more, faster and further
-Posture – promotes and upright posture
-Cardio- 25% more of a cardiovascular workout then walking
Thursdays - Qigong
Taught by Diane Lewis, Qigong Looking for a new low impact exercise class? Qigong (similar to Tai Chi) is a form of gentle exercise composed of movements that are repeated a number of times, often stretching the body, increasing fluid movement and building awareness of how the body moves.
COVID – 19 Procedures
-Unvaccinated individuals must wear a mask at all times.
-Participants must bring their own water bottle.
Please Note: Due to Covid -19 - it is still risky for unvaccinated individuals and individuals over the age of 65 with other health conditions to visit/partake in gyms, fitness, sports clubs and facilities and organized sports.
August Walking Trails
August 5th Pawlak Park (Seymour Bypass Fishery) - Wakely St, Seymour, CT 06483
12th Chatfield Park - 11 Chatfield Street, Seymour, CT 06483
19th Beacon Falls - 35 N. Main St., Beacon Falls, CT
26th Ryans Park (near ryans park and derby neck library)