Philipstown Recreation Department

Philipstown Recreation Department

 
SENIOR PROGRAMS

TRIPS

SEPTEMBER: VISIT TO HOTEL FAUCHERE & TOUR OF GREY TOWER NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE & GARDENS
Enjoy a day in historic Milford, Pennsylvania, located in the Delaware River Valley. Arrive at the Hotel Fauchere and feast on a hearty brunch before embarking on a tour of the Grey Tower National Historic Site & Gardens. Return to the hotel for live 50s and 60s Rock ‘n Roll musical entertainment from Brooklyn Judy & The Boys. A farm-to-table family-style dinner will be served at 3:00pm following the performance. *Bus departs from Philipstown Community Center. Expected return time is 5:30pm.  Fee includes brunch, dinner, and walking tour. Call to reserve spot.

Date: Tuesday, September 19
Time: Bus departs at 9:15am.
Fee: $62 Resident / $77 Non-Resident

OCTOBER:  OKTOBERFEST - WOODLOCH PINES
Soak up the breathtaking views of the fall foliage across the Hudson Valley during a day trip to Woodloch Pines, situated in the Pocono Mountains. The theme of the day is “Oktoberfest,” and upon arrival there will be coffee, tea and delicious pastries available from the bakery. A hearty Oktoberfest meal will be served later, and guests can experience live entertainment or participate in Bingo games. Cocktails are available on a cash basis. *Bus departs from Philipstown Community Center. Expected return time is 6:00pm. Call to reserve spot.

Date: Wednesday, October 18
Time: Bus departs at 8:45am
Fee: Resident: $42 / Non-Resident: $55

 

 

SERVICES

FRIENDS IN SERVICE HELPING (F.I.S.H)
Please call 845.424.4618 if you area senior in need of transportation or if you can volunteer on morning or afternoon a month to help drive.  Volunteer drivers drive seniors to medical appointments only!


SENIOR BUS TRIP TO FISHKILL

Pick-up at Chestnut Ridge Cold Spring. Bus shuttles between Walmart and Shop-Rite Shopping Center, then returns to Cold Spring at 2:00pm. Please call to register.

Bus Pick-up: 10:00am Chestnut Ridge
Dates: Sept. 6, 20, Oct. 4, 18, 31(Tues)


RECREATION

COLOR YOUR WORLD PAINTING
Please register for only one date per month.

Instructor: Tania Dirks
Time: 4:00-5:15pm
Location: Philipstown Community Center

September: Made from Scratch
Country Rooster and chicken paintings!
Dates: September 12 or September 14

October:  I Like Big Barns I Cannot Lie
(and Vast Expansive Fields)
Dates: October 10 or October 12

November: You Light up My Life - Lighthouses
It’s a Special Step by Step Demo Painting!
Dates: November 14 or November 16

SENIOR LUNCHEONS at the Community Center

Fall:  Wednesday, October 11, 12:00pm
Please register by October 6

Holiday:  Wednesday, November 15, 12:00pm

Please register by November 9

DRAW YOUR WORLD DRAWING CLASSES
Let’s sketch and draw! A fun way to relax and build some basic art skills through line and shading techniques. Registration is for all four classes. *There is a one-time fee of $8 for Sketchpad & Drawing Pencil Kit which you keep.

Instructor: Tania Dirks
Day: Tuesday
Time: 3:30-4:30pm
Start Date: September 5, 19, October 3, 17
Location: Philipstown Community Center


MAH JONGG OPEN PLAY

Day/Time: Wednesday, 10:00am-1:00pm
Location: Old VFW Hall, Cold Spring


KNIT & CROCHET GROUP

Day/Time: Tuesday, 12:00-2:00pm
Start Date: September 5 (ongoing)
Location: Continental Village Club House


 

EXERCISE

CHAIR YOGA FOR SENIORS
Chair Yoga offers the benefits of traditional yoga without floor work. Chair Yoga is suited to seniors or those with arthritis, back, hip or knee injuries and limited mobility. Yoga helps to teach body awareness and enhance balance.  Yoga has been proven to lower blood pressure, improve circulation, reduce the symptoms of anxiety and depression and aid in stress management.

Instructor: Kathie Scanlon
Fee: This class is free for Philipstown Residents over the age of 62. PLEASE CALL TO REGISTER.

Day:
Wednesday
Time: 9:30-10:30am
Start Date: September 6 (8 weeks)
Location: Continental Village Clubhouse

Day:
Friday
Time: 10:00-11:00am
Start Date: September 8 (8 weeks)
Location: Chestnut Ridge Community Room

CORE STRENGTH & BALANCE\
This new class for seniors focuses on strengthening muscles and featuring specific exercises to enhance their balance, too. Exercises will also be dedicated to improving posture and stability. Bring water and a towel, light hand weights will be provided. *No class 10/11, 10/18, 11/1.

Instructor: Cecily Hall
Day: Wednesday
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm
Start Date: September 6 (6 weeks)
Location: Chestnut Ridge Community Room
Fee: This class is free for Philipstown Residents over the age of 62. PLEASE CALL TO REGISTER.

FIT FOR LIFE
The use of light weights and gentle cardiovascular movements are combined to improve overall muscle tone and heart health. Participants will enjoy fun music while working in a group exercise atmosphere of support. Bring a water and towel, light weights will be provided. *No class 10/9 or 10/23.

Instructor: Cecily Hall
Day: Monday
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm
Start Date: September 11 (8 weeks)
Location: Continental Village Club House
Fee: This class is free for Philipstown Residents over the age of 62. PLEASE CALL TO REGISTER.

ZUMBA® GOLD
Zumba® Gold is the level of Zumba® that is for true beginners, active older adults, or anyone that would like to check out Zumba® but feels that for whatever reason they would like to ease into it. The easy routines alternate fast and slow rhythms and provide a good cardio workout. No 9/21.

Instructor: Kelly House

Day:
Tuesday
Time: 10:00-11:00am
Location: Chestnut Ridge Community Room
Start Date: September 5 (8 weeks)
Fee: This class is free for Philipstown Residents over 62. PLEASE CALL TO REGISTER.

Day:
Thursday
Time: 10:00-11:00am
Location: Continental Village Clubhouse
Start Date: September 7 (8 weeks)