FIT AFTER 50 - (formerly 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 Fit After 50! The program offers Active Adult 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.
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.
Urban Poling - Outdoor Walking Club (Seasonal) *minimum 8 registrants to run
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 poles available (may bring your own) 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
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)