Take advantage of last summer days

Did you receive your Leisure Guide?

Watch for the insert 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.Whether you live north or south of 16 Avenue, you won’t believe all the things you can do.

You can also iew the guide online at http://webreg.city.whiterock.bc.ca

The White Rock Leisure Memberships for 2011 will be available for half price at only $16.

If you are new to the area or new to 55 and are interested in joining, 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.

The final lecture of Pharmasave’s A Healthier You Workshop series is on Muscle and Joint Pain.

Join us at the Centre for Active Living and learn about some of the common diseases and medications that cause this type of paint.

The lecture is on Aug. 25 at 10 a.m. and is free for White Rock Leisure Services members ($5 for non-members). Call to pre-register at 604-541-2199.

Middle Eastern Dance lessons for seniors are a great way to get going on Monday mornings.

This gentle-paced class can help you build flexibility, enhance cardiovascular fitness, improve posture and make you feel good about yourself.

Join instructor Elizabeth Carefoot for eight fun-filled lessons starting Sept. 26. Ladies-only classes are 10:45-11:45 a.m. in the Kent Street auditorium. Pre-registration required.

Try something new this September and register for Mah Jong lessons.

This game uses tiles instead of cards and involves a combination of skill, strategy and chance.

Lessons start Monday, Oct. 17 at Kent Street, 10 a.m. till noon.

After you have finished the lessons, try the drop-in Mah Jong group at Kent Street on Wednesdays and Thursdays 2:30-4:30 p.m. Call 604-541-2199 to register.

Spend a day at Anacortes, Wash. on Monday, Aug. 29 for the Whale Watching and Wildlife Cruise.

Spend five fun-filled hours aboard the M/V Mystic Sea. The calm waters of the Saratoga Passage and the San Juan Islands provide the perfect backdrop for this educational and scenic cruise.

Craving some lunch, laughs, and lively conversation?

Join the Kent Street Dining Club on Aug. 30 at Delrios Restaurant.

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.