Senior Programs Contact: Amanda Ewald 989.923.1962 or 832-7937 Ext. 2270

50+ center fun activities

Members who are 50 years or older have access to all the Barstow/Shipps wing has to offer if you have one of the following memberships: 50+ Social Membership (only $40 annual fee), Premier, Multi, or Land & Water Fitness Pass.

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invest in kids
4th Monday each month
10:15 - 10:45 am in the 50+ Center

Spend quality, one-on-one time with 2- to 3-year-olds from our Community Center Early Education Program. We’ll be reading books and getting out Play-Doh!

Blast from the past
ballroom dancing

First Monday of October - May
Dance begins at 6:00 pm
Optional potluck at 5:15 pm

billiards - pool
Six Brunswick pool tables.
Monday - Friday from 8 am - 4:30 pm
Tournaments are posted often on the bulletin board at the entryway.


games and educational activities

DUPLICATE BRIDGE
Monday and Wednesday at 12:30 pm. Sunday at 2 pm.
This is sanctioned Bridge and includes additional fees.

EUCHRE
Every Wednesday at 1:00 pm. Everyone is welcome!

MAH JONGG
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1:00 pm. Beginners welcome.

stay educated series
An educational series provided by Brookdale Assisted Living. Takes place every second Tuesday of each month from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. A light snack and coffee is provided. New topics every month!

computer help
Provided by the Midland Computer Club. Help provided to those who are struggling with their computers, tablets, and laptops. Schedule varies by availability - Call 989.832.7937 x2270 for more information.

AARP Tax Services
AARP Tax-aide will prepare and e- file tax returns for state and federal income tax purposes in the Barstow/Shipps wing. This is a free program open to anyone with low to moderate income, with an emphasis on senior citizens.  Services offered in 2019 on Thursdays and Fridays from February 7 through April 12. Click Here for More Details


TRAVEL WITH US!

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On Your Feet! Performance in Grand Rapids

Saturday, feb. 23, 10:45 am - 8:30 pm

Get on your feet for this feel-good musical!  Hear the story behind the music and inside the real story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan, a groundbreaking, record-making couple!

TRIP INCLUDES:

  • Round-trip motorcoach bus trip

  • Tickets down close to the stage to watch the performance

  • $10 gift card for dinner at the Grand Rapids Downtown Market

  • Snacks, games and prizes on the bus

DETROIT RED WINGS VS. TAMPA BAY

Thursday, March 14, 3:45 PM - Friday, March 15, 12:30 AM

Go Red Wings! Enjoy a night out at Little Ceasers Arena as the Detroit Red Wings battle Tampa Bay.

TRIP INCLUDES:

  • Motorcoach pick-up and drop-off at Greater Midland Community Center

  • Lower level, section 103 ticket.  This will give you a great view of the action!

  • Snacks, games and prizes on the bus


Upcoming EVENTS!


be Active with a group 

line dancing
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 am. Led by a volunteer.

gentle aerobics
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm.
A light and gentle aerobics class. Led by a volunteer.

Senior Fitness Classes listed below are included in a Land and Water Fitness Pass (available by session or yearly) or with a daily drop-in fee.

Land Fitness ClassesIncluded with Land & Water Fitness Pass
Stretch & ToneMon,Wed,Fri8:30-9:25 am
Retiree's GymMon,Wed,Fri8:30-9:45 am
Seniors in MotionMon,Wed,Fri9:30-10:20 am
Gentle YogaTue,Fri9:30-10:30 am
RejuvenateTue,Thu9:30-10:25 am
F.I.T.Mon,Wed9:30-10:25 am
Water Fitness ClassesIncluded with Land & Water Fitness Pass
AquaciseMon,Wed,Fri9:00-10:00 am
H20 WorksMon,Wed,Fri10:00-11:00 am
Aqua ArthritisMon,Wed,Fri10:00-11:00 am
Cardio MaxTue, Thu10:00-11:00 am
Open FitnessThu6:30-7:00 pm
Open FitnessMon,Tue,Wed7:30-8:30 pm

Seniors are also welcome to attend regular Group Fitness Classes.

50+ Center Exercise

Silver Sneakers
SilverSneakers is a program offered under many insurance plans. Check with your insurance provider to see if you qualify. SilverSnakers classes are offered every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 10:45 am - 11:45 am. Our experienced instructors will help you feel comfortable in this fun, lower intensity, group exercise setting.

Silver & Fit
This program allows you to attend many of our Active Adult fitness classes where our instructors provide a fun, low intensity, group exercise setting. Offered under many insurance plans, be sure to check your provider for qualifications.