SENIORS SCENE: Feel the rhythm with Zumba Gold at Kent Street Centre

SENIORS SCENE: Feel the rhythm with Zumba Gold at Kent Street Centre

Lower-intensity workout incorporates international-inspired music and steps

Kent Street Activity Centre memberships are on sale until Friday (Jan. 31) at a reduced rate of $35.

Call or drop in to the Kent Street Activity Centre, White Rock Community Centre or Centennial Park Leisure Centre and purchase yours now. After Jan. 31, the price goes up to $40. Why choose membership? It gives you the opportunity to participate in 17 different activity groups, you receive member pricing for all Kent Street Centre special events and you enjoy a discount of $5 off our very popular 55+ excursions.

• The Kent Street Centre Book and Bake Sale is just over a week away, on Feb. 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Kent Street auditorium. Hundreds of gently used books will be sold at great prices. Come early and pick up some fabulous books and delicious baking at great prices. All proceeds from the sale go to support the Kent Street Activity Centre’s projects and programs for seniors in the community.

• The Kent Street Activity Centre is so excited to be introducing an afternoon Zumba Gold class beginning this week at the centre. This exciting fitness workout is perfect for active older adults. This class recreates the original Zumba moves at a lower-intensity, with Latin and international-inspired music and dance steps. Easy-to-follow choreography focuses on balance, range of motion and co-ordination. Classes are on Mondays, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Call 604-541-2199 to register, or drop in with a Zumba drop-in pass.

Do you love to sing? No singing experience is required to join the fun-loving Sing Along group at the Kent Street Activity Centre every Tuesday from 2-3:30 p.m. Piano accompaniment and song sheets are provided. This friendly group will be sure to keep your spirits high during these grey and rainy winter months. Call 604-541-2231 for more information. Try out this activity three times before purchasing a Kent Street Activity Centre membership.

Non-adherence to medication can cost time, money and your health. Are you taking your medications correctly? Learn why it is so important to stick to a personal medication routine at “The Cost of your Health” presentation, on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Centre for Active Living. Discover resources that will help you stick to it and save money. Call 604-541-2199.

The Kent Street Activity Centre, located at 1475 Kent St., is open to people 55 years of age or better. For more, call 604-541-2231.

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