SENIORS SCENE: Stay healthy, fit this fall

Activities abound on Semiahmoo Peninsula

Welcome back to all of the Kent Street Activity Centre activity groups that took a break this summer.

All groups are back and ready for members to enjoy, and that includes new members as well.

Have you ever played table tennis? This sport is lively, fun and a great way to meet new people. Learn how to score points and keep the ball moving Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Beginners and advanced players welcome. Equipment is available for loan.

Call 604-541-2199 today to purchase your half-price White Rock Recreation and Culture membership for only $19, or stop by the centre for a guest pass and try a few activities three times before you buy.

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On Saturday, Sept. 30, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m, at the White Rock Community Centre, seniors in the community are invited to attend “For the Health of It” a fabulous day of technology and community workshops, Active “Try It” classes, amazing speakers, lunch, a resource fair and more. Call 604-541-8653 to register.

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The very popular 55+ Cardio and Strength Training Circuit program is now offered at 7:15 p.m. Tuesdays at the Centre for Active Living. Call 604-541-2199 for more information.

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Mark Saturday, Sept. 16 on your calendar and be sure to drop in to the Centre for Active Living between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. for a Fitness and Your Health event.

Wear your sneakers and comfortable clothing and try out some free classes including Zumba, Circuit Gym, Yoga, Seniors Boxing and Rock Steady Boxing for Parkinson’s.

The first 50 people to attend receive a one-month gym pass.

Call 604-541-2199 for more information, or check out www.whiterockcity.ca/register

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Here’s to a Healthier You presents a series of educational workshops at the Centre for Active Living that are conducted by health practitioners in the community.

The next workshop is presented by Marnie Hol, who has combined scientifically proven anxiety healing modalities that get results.

This Healing Anxiety program is offered Sept. 18, 7-8:30 p.m., and Sept. 19, 1-2:30 p.m. To register, please call 604-541-2231.

CARP (a new vision of aging for Canada) and the City of White Rock present a “Salute to Seniors” on National Seniors Day, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2-4 p.m. at the White Rock Community Centre.

Meet MP Dianne Watts and other elected representatives, plus be entertained by Alyssa Nielsen singing hits from the ’40s and the King of Rock n’ Roll tribute artist Steve “Elvis” Elliott.

Enjoy refreshments, door prizes and more.

To register for this free event, please RSVP Denice at 604-538-5778.

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Come in for some social dancing to live music at the Kent Street Centre auditorium Wednesdays, 7-10 p.m.

Tickets at the door (open at 6:30 p.m.). Refreshments served midway.

This week, Sweetwater will be on stage to keep your toes tapping to some great tunes.

Tickets are $6 for members and $8 for non-members.

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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