SENIORS’ SCENE: Fitness fun for all levels

With the onset of the colder weather, it is more important than ever to stay active.

With the onset of the colder weather, it is more important than ever to stay active.

Register now for fitness classes starting in January, such as Get Up and Go 65+, Cardio Workout & Stretch, Stretch and Strength, Keep Fit for 55+ and Cardio Circuit, available to help you reach your goals set for the new year.

Wherever you are on the fitness/wellness scale, we have a class for you.

For detailed information about programs, refer to the Winter Leisure Guide available at any of our Leisure Services facilities or online at http://webreg.whiterockcity.ca.

There are lots of computer classes to choose from beginning in January.

Get your feet wet with an introductory level course and then move on to Computers Level 2, Understanding E-Mail and Microsoft Word.

You will soon learn that the computer is an amazing tool that can help you gain access to the information you need and stay in touch with friends, near and far.

Small class size ensures you’ll get the attention you need.

Membership is required; call 604-541-2199 for more information and to register.

If you have grandchildren visiting over the holidays, consider taking them to a Holiday Break Skate at Centennial Arena between Dec. 23 and Jan. 5.

Admission is only $3.25 and each session has a different holiday theme.

Call the Arena Info Line, 604-541-2171, for Holiday Break Skate days and times.

Make an art date with yourself.

Come and unwind, and learn to see, as well as to draw in our Art for All Drawing class starting Jan. 14.

Practise learned skills in a comfortable setting at our Peninsula Sketchers Drop In Drawing sessions Fridays 1-3 p.m.

If you prefer to paint, why not sign up for our Twist of the Brush Painting with Oils course starting Jan. 14, and learn painting techniques using alla prima, impasto, drybrush and knife.

Call 604-541-2199 to register.

Do you find it hard to keep active because of the physical limitations of arthritis?

Learn how to reduce pain and improve your overall quality of life in our Joint Works Arthritis Exercise Program starting Jan. 7.

You will be led through a series of progressive exercises that will improve your mobility and increase muscle, ligament and bone strength.

Joint Works is a program developed by the Arthritis Society and is conducted by a certified instructor.

Call 604-541-2199 to register today.

Do you enjoy woodworking in the company of friends?

Learn new tricks and expand your project repertoire at the Peninsula Woodcarvers activity group that meets at Semiahmoo Secondary woodshop on Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m.

A beautiful example of their creative skills can be viewed in the Kent Street lobby, where they have decorated a Christmas tree with handmade wooden ornaments.

Call 604-541-2231 for January startup information.

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

 

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