Dianne Sawicki

SENIORS’ SCENE: Tune up your Spanish if you’re itching to travel

As the option to travel inches closer, Kent Street offers some international flair

White Rock Recreation and Culture Spring registration is underway for all your favourite programs and activities.

Check out the spring recreation guide and register online at whiterockcity.ca/register

You can also register by phone at 604-541-2199. There is no in-person registration at this time.

• Next Wednesday, March 31, 12:30-2 p.m., join Zumba instructor Mary Lou Rust online for a fun afternoon learning easy-to-follow choreography to Latin and international-inspired music from the comfort of your own home.

Included in this event will be Zumba from a sitting position as well as how to use a chair for balance and stability.

The Semiahmoo Seniors Planning Table and the City of White Rock are hosting this free Zoom Zumba Gold event that is a perfect exercise class for older adults.

Register now by calling 604-541-8653 or email reception@comfortkeepersvancouver.ca

The event is brought to you by the Peace Arch Hospital Foundation Healthy Community Grant Program.

• Do you want to increase your physical activity level? Movement for Fitness is a gentle exercise program that includes some cardio and strength training and no floor work.

Exercises can also be done seated.

Call 604-541-2199 to register for this 11-week program Fridays, 2:45-3:45 p.m. beginning April 9 at the Centre for Active Living.

• As we move a little closer to travelling again, why not spruce up your Spanish in a beginner class starting Thursday, April 15, 11 a.m. to noon at the White Rock Community Centre.

Call 604-541-2199 to register or online at whiterockcity.ca/register

• Space is still available in the Body Works 50+ class Friday mornings, 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at the White Rock Community Centre.

This fun, full-body workout is designed to improve your muscular endurance, functional strength and flexibility.

Call 604-541-2199 to register or online at whiterockcity.ca/register

• Would you like to feel more confident in leading a physically active life and gain the body strength you need to move with ease through daily routines? Balance Class 65+ might be the perfect class for you.

Begin with seated and supported exercises and progress gradually through specialized strength training and balance movements. This Monday/Friday program begins April 9, 9:15-10:15 a.m. at the Centre for Active Living.

Call 604-541-2199 to register or online at whiterockcity.ca/register

• The Kent Street Activity Centre and the Seniors Come Share Society have teamed up to reach more people with nutritious, low-cost frozen meals through frozen-food delivery.

Kent Street kitchen volunteers prepare the meals and Seniors Come Share Society volunteers pick up the meals on Mondays for delivery.

The Centre continues to provide on-site sales of frozen food as well, every Monday 9 a.m. to noon.

Cash only please.

To order a meal for delivery, call 604-531-9400, ext. 207, or email Denisa.Biela@comeshare.ca

The Kent Street Activity Centre located at 1475 Kent St. is open to persons 55 years of age or better. The Centre is open to participants in registered programs only. Customer service is by phone, Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., 604-541-2199. For the latest COVID-19 updates visit www.whiterockcity.ca/COVID19

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