SENIORS’ SCENE: Registration open for leisure programs

Registration is now open to White Rock Leisure Services members and opens at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday for the general public.

Did you receive your Fall Leisure Guide? Watch for it in today’s Peace Arch News.

Registration is now open to White Rock Leisure Services members and opens at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday for the general public.

Have a browse through the guide and fill your fall calendar with movement, from fitness and dance to sports classes.

Nurture your mind with lifelong learning courses in art, travel and wellness. Feed your sense of adventure with outdoor walks, hiking and bus excursions.

The guide is also available online at http://webreg.whiterockcity.ca

White Rock Leisure memberships for 2013 are now available for half price for the remainder of the year.

If you are new to the area or new to the age of 55, and are interested in joining activities at the Kent Street Activity Centre, this is the ideal time.

As a member, you can participate in a variety of clubs and activities all year round, use the Kent Street lending library and get member pricing on White Rock Leisure Services programs.

Drop by the centre to register and pick up your membership card today.

Another benefit to having your White Rock Leisure Service membership is that it will allow you to participate in our popular computer classes.

Refer to page 39 in the leisure guide for the list of courses, dates and times and remember to register early, as they do tend to fill up quickly.

Want to brush up your tennis skills? Adult tennis lessons start Wednesday, Sept. 4 at 6 p.m. at the Centennial courts.

Learn the fundamentals of ground strokes, volleys and serves and develop basic ball control skills. Rules and scoring are also covered.

Bring your own racquet. Balls will be provided. You will be playing in no time.

Intermediate classes are available on Thursdays.

Line-dance lessons on Mondays are a great way to get the week started on the right foot.

It’s easy and fun, and there’s no obligation to bring a partner. Join instructor Peggy Philips for 10 fun-filled lessons starting Sept. 16.

Classes run from 11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. in the CPLC Hall. Pre-registration required, call 604-541-2199.

Try something new this September and register for Chair Yoga lessons.

Discover the joy of yoga in a safe and gentle way, incorporating chair and mat postures, breathing techniques and guided meditation.

This health and wellness program is designed for older adults who have mobility or other physical challenges.

Classes are held at the Centre for Active Living on Friday mornings or Wednesday afternoons starting mid-September. For more details, check out page 40 in the Fall Leisure Guide or 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 information, call 604-541-2231.

 

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