SENIORS SCENE: New year filled with fun

Plenty of ways to stay busy at Kent Street Seniors Centre

Happy New Year! Bring 2014 in with a fresh start, get active and engaged at the Kent Street Activity Centre.

By purchasing a membership for the year, you have access to a variety of wonderful activity groups, as well as discounts off of registered programs.

All groups will be resuming after the holiday break; be sure to review the Kent Street Update for start times.

If you haven’t picked up the White Rock Winter Leisure Guide yet, look for it in the Jan. 2 edition of Peace Arch News.

There is still time to register, many classes start mid-January.

Why not pursue an art endeavour, begin a new hobby, or increase your physical activity in a fun and supportive environment?

We would be happy to answer your inquiries, or register you in a program at 604-541-2199.

Mark your calendar for Wednesday, Jan. 15.

Free hearing tests are available at Kent Street courtesy of Boardwalk Hearing starting at 10:30 a.m.

Call the office to book a time at 604-541-2231.

Enjoy traditional afternoon tea on False Creek and English Bay during a two-hour boat cruise in Vancouver scheduled for Jan. 30.

Visit two of Vancouver’s iconic Heritage Churches; Christ Church Cathedral and Holy Rosary Cathedral. Take in the architecture of these beautiful gothic-style buildings with dramatic features and colourful stained-glass windows.

Trip includes afternoon tea, the boat cruise and church tours. Call 604-541-2199 to register for this informative, historic day trip.

White Rock Leisure Services has added additional programs due to popular demand.

Gain the body strength you need to improve and maintain your ability to balance by participating in our balance class for 65+.

This set of classes will help you gain the confidence to move throughout your daily routine with more ease.

Reduce your rate of bone loss, and reduce your risk of falls and fractures through taking Osteofit 1 classes at the Centre for Active Living. Once you have completed Osteofit 1, transfer into Osteofit for Life and continue your practice of keeping healthy with a program designed specifically for those with osteoporosis.

These classes are popular because they have helped so many people lead an active life despite any physical challenges they may face.  All courses begin Jan. 6. Call 604-541-2199 to register.

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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