SENIORS SCENE: Winter registration open

Sign up for variety of recreation programs in White Rock

Registration is now open for all White Rock Recreation and Culture winter 2016 programs. Remember, you can register online with WebREG , phone in at 604-541-2199 or drop into any White Rock  Recreation Facility for  in-person registration.

Renew your Recreation and Culture Membership today for 2016 and take advantage of early registration, reduced fees on your favourite programs and membership in over 16 activity groups at the Kent Street Centre. To sign up as a new member, call 604-541-2199.

Kent Street Activity Centre is now accepting donations for the local food bank. Most needed items are baby food, canned fish, canned vegetables, whole grain pastas, brown rice, canned fruit, fruit juices and peanut butter.  Drop by today with your non-perishable food items and enjoy the gift of giving.

One of the most popular fitness programs offered by White Rock Recreation and Culture is Stretch & Strength. December is drop-in month so be sure to purchase a fitness pass and drop in to any Stretch and Strength class. Strengthen your muscles and improve flexibility using light weights and resistance bands. Mondays and Wednesdays 8:30 a.m. at Kent Street Centre, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. at the White Rock Community Centre and Tuesdays, 3:45 p.m. at the White Rock Community Centre.

Osteofit is a safe and effective strength, balance and co-ordination program specifically designed for those with osteoporosis and osteopenia, and those at risk of falling.  This seven session program runs Tuesdays/Thursdays, 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Centre for Active Living. Call 604-541-2199 to register.

Basic Gym Routine is a Group fitness training program for two to four people at the Centre for Active Living. Learn a basic fitness routine (cardio and weight training) that you can do at any gym beginning Friday Nov. 27. Call 604-541-2199 to register or for more information.

What are you doing to reduce your risk and improve your driving? Attend a Senior Driving workshop on Thursday Dec. 3, 9-11 a.m. at the White Rock Community Centre.  Assess your driving skills and habits, update your knowledge of vehicle safety features and road regulations. Co-sponsored with White Rock Community Policing. Workshop is free but call 604-541-2199 to register.

Christmas on the Peninsula returns to the White Rock Community Centre and other locations throughout White Rock and South Surrey on Saturday, Nov. 28 between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Get into the holiday spirit and enjoy all the various activities including a Christmas market, live entertainment, children’s crafts, a Christmas tree lighting ceremony and more.

Visit www.christmasonthepeninsula.com for more information.

Come enjoy the tunes of the Quartette at tonight’s Wednesday night dance.Tickets at the door are $6 for members and $7 for non-members. Singles 50+ welcome, doors open at 7 p.m., with social dancing 7:30-10:30 p.m.

The Kent Street Activity Centre located at 1475 Kent Street is open to persons 55 years of age or better. For more info on activities, programs and volunteer opportunities call 604-541-2231.

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