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Registration for Winter 2018 programs starts Thursday November 30! Whether you are looking for social opportunities, fitness classes, dance programs, photography or sports... there is something for all ages, abilities and interests. Register in person: Timms Community Centre- 20399 Douglas Crescent or Douglas Recreation Centre- 20550 Douglas Crescent Register by Phone: 604-514-2940 or 604-514-2865  or Register Online

Looking for more activities in Langley, view the Langley Advance 55+ Senior Directory 2017!

Registered Fitness Programs

The City of Langley Recreation, Culture & Community Services Department is pleased to offer a wide range of registered programs for the Active Aging population.  All fitness programs are led by BCRPA certified fitness instructors with specialization in 3rd Age and Osteofit.  These programs are not offered as drop-in programs, registration is required!  For a full list of programs visit our online registration.

Get Up & Go

This program was created in collaboration with Fraser Health Falls Prevention Initiative, Fraser Health Specialized Geriatric Clinics and Osteofit BC.  Designed to improve strength, balance, coordination and functional ability through gentle exercises all done in a chair.  Get Up & Go is suitable for those with mobility impairments and or physical limitations.  Pre-registration is required.

Get Up & Go Level 1- beginners

Mondays & Thursdays  11:10am - 12:10pm    Timms Community Centre - MPR 3     Instructor:  Judy

#11491      May 7 - June 28       15/$90 +gst       MORE INFORMATION   *No class May 21

#11492     July 9 - Aug.23          13/$78 +gst       MORE INFORMATION   *No class Aug.6

 

 

Get Up & Go Level 2 - Intermediate

*must have instructor permission to register.

Mondays & Thursdays    10:00am - 11:00am      Timms  Community Centre - MPR 3     Instructor:  Judy

#11493     May 7 - June 28         15/$90 +gst      MORE INFORMATION    *No class May 21

#11494     July 9 - Aug.23          13/$78 +gst       MORE INFORMATION    *No class Aug.6

 

 

Get Up & Go Level 3 - Introduction to Osteofit  

*must have instructor permission to register.

Mondays & Thursdays    10:00am - 11:00am      Timms  Community Centre - MPR 3     Instructor:  Judy

#11495     May 7 - June 28         15/$90 +gst      MORE INFORMATION    *No class May 21

#11496     July 9 - Aug.23          13/$78 +gst       MORE INFORMATION    *No class Aug.6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Choose To Move

Are you 65+ years and looking for motivation to become physically active?  Join Choose to Move a free program focused on introducing the habit of physical activity into your daily life in ways that make sense for you.  Choose to Move is  free and flexible, and provides you with the motivatin and support to become more active.  In Chosse to Move, you receive both individual and group support.  You will work with a trained activity coach to develop and stick to a physical activity plan made just for you.  You choose the activities that you know you will enjoy and are able to do!  You will also join a group of other Chosse to Movers to share successes and challenges.

With the help of your activity coach and support group, you will find the motivation and accountability you need to achieve your goals.

Space is still available for the May 28 start date!  Please Reserve your spot as space is limited:  604-514-2940

Fit For Life

This program is designed for those who have completed the Osteofit training program or are actively mobile and regular exercisers.  Fit For Life is a low- impact program that includes a cardio warm-up followed by a variety of strength and balance exercises using equipment and body weight.  This program does include mat work so participants must be comfortable getting to and from the floor.

Tuesdays & Thursdays       10:15am - 11:15am     Timms Community Centre - Fitness Room       Instructor:  Bonny

#11474      May 1 - June 28       18/ $90 +gst      REGISTER ON-LINE

#11475     July 10 - Aug.23        14/ $70 +gst      REGISTER ON-LINE

 

 

 

 

 

Dance Fitness

 Feel The Rhythm

Feel the joy of moving to the music while improving your health by learning a variety of Latin Dances.  Participants will learn step-by-step choreography for 5 different songs in 4 short weeks!  This energetic dance fitness class is fun and low-impact- suitable for all fitness levels and no dance experience required.  Drop-ins permitted if space allows $10/visit.

Wednesdays   2:15pm - 3:15pm   Timms Community Centre - Fitness Room       Instructor:  Cecilia        

#11515     May 2 - June 20        8/464+gst      REGISTER ON-LINE 

 #11516    July 11 - Aug.22         7/$56 +gst    REGISTER ON-LINE

 

 Zumba Plus Brazilian Moves

Have a blast and burn calories with Zumba Fitness! This high energy class uses low to moderate impact dance moves to tone the entire body and burn calories fast. Zumba Plus Brazilian Moves is a unique fitness class that explores Latin and world rhythms with the flavour of Brazilian dance moves including: Samba, Axe, Capoeira, Timbalada, Frevo, Lambada and more. The best part? No dance experience needed - those with two left feet are welcome!    Drop-ins permitted if space allows $10/visit

 

Saturdays  10:00am - 11:00am         Timms Community Centre - Fitness Room       Instructor:  Cecilia

#11512      May 5 - June 23        8/$64 +gst         REGISTER ON-LINE

#11513      July 7 - Aug.18        7/$56 +gst           REGISTER ON-LINE

 

ZUMBA GOLD

This easy to follow dance fitness class lets you move at your own pace.  Zumba Gold is an invigorating community- orientated program that uses modified, low impact moves.  A suitable program for older adults or those with physical limitations requiring slower paced movements and low-impact.     Drop-ins permitted if space allows $10/visit

Mondays   2:00pm - 2:45pm          Timms Community Centre - Fitness Room       Instructor:  Carol

#11721       July 9 - Aug .20        7/$42 +gst           REGISTER ON-LINE     *No class Aug.6

 

Zumba Adapted- Drop-in only $3/visit

Designed for beginners, the active older adult and those with cognitive and/or physical challenges.  This low impact dance fitness class is friendly and fun.  Participants will learn easy steps to move with the music using their own abilities.

Wednesdays  1:15pm - 2:00pm   Timms Community Centre - Fitness Room    Instructor:  Cecilia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MINDS IN MOTION

This program is a partnership between the Alzheimer Society of British Columbia and the City of Langley.  Minds in Motion is a fitness and social/activity program for people with early symptoms of Alzheimer's disease or another dementia to enjoy with a friend or family member. At Minds in Motion you will:

-stay active

-meet and socialize with others living with dementia

-get involved in activities such as board or word games, bingo, ping pong or other games

-have access to information about dementia and services as needed

 This 2 hour program will include:

- 45 minute low impact fitness class

- 1 hour social/ activity time with light refreshments

 

Mondays   9:45-11:45am     Timms Community Centre - MPR 2

#11497    May 7 - June 25      5/ $35 +gst    MORE INFORMATION   *No class May 21

#11498    July 9 - Aug.27      5/$35 +gst    MORE INFORMATION     *No class Aug.6 

 

Please phone to register:  604-514-2940

YOGA

GENTLE YOGA

Gentle Yoga follows the Hatha Yoga principles focusing on a healthy mind-body connection but goes through the various body positions at a slower pace with gentle movements and mindfulness.  This class emphasizes safety and is open to all levels- especially beginners.  Classes will consist of breathing techniques, strengthening standing poses, floor work, stretching and relaxation.  Drop-ins welcome if space permits $10/visit.

Mondays   4:45pm-5:45pm       Instructor:  Carol

#11473    July 9 - Aug.20         6/$42 +gst             REGISTER ON-LINE    *No class Aug.6

 

Tuesdays  9:00am- 10:00am    Instructor:  Bonny

#11476    May 1 - June 26       9/$63 +gst             REGISTER ON-LINE

#11477   July 10 - Aug.21       7/$49 +gst              REGISTER ON-LINE

 

 

RESTORATIVE YOGA

Restorative Yoga is a healing and recuperative experience that uses props to support the body while holding restorative non-standing poses to achieve a deep level of relaxation.  Restorative Yoga allows participants to disconnect from the frantic activity of daily life and helps prepare the mind and body for meditation and deep awareness.  The slower pace and deep breathing in Restorative Yoga helps calm the nervous system and increase body awareness while slowing down and opening the body through passive stretching for extended periods of time.  To keep the body warm, participants are encouraged to wear layers and bring a light blanket if desired for the relaxation portion.  No previous Yoga experience needed- beginners welcome!

Tuesdays  12:30pm - 1:45pm    Timms Community Centre - MPR 3    Instructor:  Gaylene

#11503   May 1 - June 19   7/$49+gst                REGISTER ON-LINE

#11504   July 3 - Aug.7      6/$42 +gst                REGISTER ON-LINE

 

 

CHAIR YOGA

This gentle form of yoga is parcticed sitting on a chair or standing and using a chair for support.  Chair yoga is a great form of exercise for everyone as it deepens flexibiity and strengthens body awareness no matter what your age or ability level.  This is an all-level class appropriate for those who have never taken yoga before as well as experienced practioners.

Mondays    3:30pm - 4:30pm        Instructor: Bonny

#11732     May 7 - June 25   8/$56 +gst                REGISTER ON-LINE

#11767     July 9 - Aug.20   6/$48 +gst                  REGISTER ON-LINE

 

Thursdays  11:45am - 12:45pm     Instructor:  Bonny

#11506     July 12 - Aug.23    7/$56 +gst              REGISTER ON-LINE

 

 

 

Social Programs

The City of Langley Recreation, Culture & Community Services Department hosts a variety of social programs for Seniors looking to learn something new, meet new people or just get out of the house!

Social Bridge Club

The Timms Social Bridge Club wants you!  Join this fun-loving group for an afternoon of slightly competitive bridge!  Snacks, how beverages and great conversation is all part of the fun.  This club is for those with knowledge and understanding of how to play Bridge... previous experience is required.  Free with valid Games and Track Annual Pass ($10/year).  Please phone for information - 604-514-2940

Social Bridge Meeting Dates & Times:

Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays     1:00pm-4:00pm    Timms Community Centre

Drop-ins welcome!

Walking Club

Join this recreational walking group for a social walk around our City.  This group walks rain or shine so dress for the weather!  No pre-registration necessary- just show up with your walking gear and a positive attitude.  Pets are welcome but some of the trails may not be suitable for strollers and scooters.  Phone:  604-514-2940

Meeting Dates & Times

Meet at Langley City Hall Lobby (20399 Douglas Crescent)

September - May:  9:00am-10:00am   June-August:  8:30am-9:30am

Food & Friends Social Luncheons (50+yrs)

Enjoy great food and great conversation at the Food & Friends Social.  Sponsored by the City of Langley and Langley Meals on Wheels, you will enjoy a delicious, nutritious lunch for only $6!  Guest speakers from the community will be invited to share information on a variety of topics and services in our community.  Reserve your spot... 604-514-2940 or register on-line.

 Flourishing Chinese Seafood Restaurant:  2nd & 4th Monday of each month   11:30am-1pm  

#11952    May 28                   REGISTER ON-LINE

#11953    June 11                  REGISTER ON-LINE

#11956    June 25                  REGISTER ON-LINE

 

 

 

 

 

Partnership Programs

The City of Langley is pleased to be a partner with a variety of agencies and organizations who offer quality programs and activities for Seniors in our community.  These services are free and/or low-cost for Seniors who require assistance, information or just want to get involved in something that matters.

Seniors Week 2018

Celebrate Seniors Week June 1-7!  There are many free and low-cost activities and events all week long throughout Langley.  Acquire your free Active Legacy Pass starting May 1- your V.I.P access to all the programs and events.  Must be 50+yrs to participate!

Active Legacy Passes are available at:  Timms Community Centre - 20399 Douglas Crescent starting May 1 2018!

Pick up your full list of Seniors Week events at Timms Community Centre available now  or download  2018 SENIORS WEEK BROCHURE

 

HIGHLIGHTS!

Friday  June 1     Seniors Week Picnic     12-2pm    Douglas Park Spirit Square    $10/person    Register Now

Sponsored by Langley Meals on Wheels and the City of Langley- kick off Seniors Week with great food, entertainment and prizes!  Space is limited so reserve your spot early 604-514-2940.

 

Saturday June 2    Indoor Cycling 101   11:30am-12:30pm    Timms Community Centre   FREE     Register Now

Indoor cycling is a great cardiovascular workout that has minimal impact on knees, hips and ankles.  Anyone can reap the benefits of this inclusive exercise. Join us for this workshop which will teach you how to set-up your bike, proper posture and how to adjust the tension for your ultimate workout experience.  Space is limited so register early- 604-514-2940.

 

Sunday June 3   Foam Rolling Workshop  1:30-2:30pm     Timms Community Centre   FREE   Register Now

Learn how to give yourself a deep tissue massage with a foam roller!  When done properly, foam rolling may increase blood flow, stimulate the lymph system and reduce discomfort caused by tight muscles.

 

Monday June 4    Movie Matinee  1:00 - 3:00pm     Timms Community Centre - Council Chambers   FREE

Enjoy popcorn, refreshements and a movie compliments of Ears Hearing Clinic and the City of Langley.  Free admission to a special screening of "Something's Gotta Give"!

Space is limited please reserve your spot:  604-427-2828

 

Tuesday June  5  Table Tennis Drop-in   9:00-11:45am   Timms Community Centre- Gymnasium   FREE

No experience necessary!  Drop-in and join us for some laid- back fun!  All equipment provided.

 

Wednesday June 6   Tea & Tech   2:00 - 4:00pm   Langley City Library  FREE

Bring any tech device and ask the library staff questions abut how to set them up and work with the library resources.  Tea and cookies included!

 

Thursday June 7 Learn how to Lawn Bowl    1:30-2:30pm     Langley Lawn Bowling Club   FREE    Space is limited please pre-register    Register Now

Langley Lawn Bowling Club welcomes all newcomers!  This social, fun-loving club has opened its doors during seniors week so come and give lawn bowling a try!

 

 

 

 

Langley Seniors Community Action Table

The Langley Seniors Community Action Table (LSCAT) is a group of community members, service organizations and agencies who have come together to facilitate seniors' mobilization, leadership and involvement in our community.
 
The LSCAT also seeks to support citizens and service organizations to collaboratively recognize and respond to local issues and opportunities, share information and resources, build partnerships and create a common place from which to act as a collective voice for seniors in Greater Langley. We are actively seeking new members.... if you are senior looking for a way to become involved in your community and take some action in resolving some of the issues Seniors in our community are facing, please check us out!

Everyone Welcome!  Please contact Lynda Brummitt for more information:  llyscat@gmail.com
 
@ Langley Seniors Resource Centre
 
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