Philipstown Recreation Department

Philipstown Recreation Department

 
SENIOR PROGRAMS

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.  No 11/22 & 11/24.

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
Session I: November 8 (5 weeks)
Session II: January 10 (8 weeks)
Location: Continental Village Clubhouse

Day: Friday
Time: 10:00-11:00am
Session I: November 17 (4 weeks)
Session II: January 12 (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 11/15, 11/22 & 2/21.

Instructor: Cecily Hall
Day: Wednesday
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm
Session I: November 8 (4 weeks)
Session II: January 10 (7 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 1/15, 1/22 & 2/19.

Instructor: Cecily Hall
Day: Monday
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm
Session I: November 27 (3 weeks)
Session II: January 8 (6 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 11/23.

Instructor: Kelly House
Fee: This class is free for Philipstown Residents over 62. PLEASE CALL TO REGISTER.
Day: Tuesday
Time: 10:00-11:00am
Session I: November 14 (5 weeks)
Session II: January 9 (8 weeks) 
Location: Chestnut Ridge Community Room

Day: Thursday
Time: 10:00-11:00am
Session I: November 16 (4 weeks)
Session II: January 11 (8 weeks) 
Location: Continental Village Clubhouse

                                                                                                                         
RECREATION/SERVICES

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

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

January: Painting is a Piece of Cake and as Easy as Pie!
Let’s paint a piece of cake or pie—it will be sweeeeeeeeeet!
Dates: January 9 or January 11

February: Roses are Red
...and violets are blue so I would love to paint them with you!
Dates: February 6 or February 8

March: Mad as a March Hare
Mystery Painting theme - come open minded and ready to try anything!
Dates: March 6 or March 8

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. *New students will be charged 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: November 21 (3 weeks)
Location: Philipstown Community Center

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!

KNIT & CROCHET GROUP

Day/Time: Tuesday, 12:00-2:00pm
Start Date: November 14 (ongoing)
Location: Continental Village Club House


MAH JONGG OPEN PLAY

Day/Time: Wednesday, 10:00am-1:00pm
Location: Old VFW Hall, 34 Kemble Ave


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: November 1, 14 (Tues.), 29, December 13, January 3, 17, February 14


SENIOR LUNCHEONS at the Community Center

Holiday:  Wednesday, November 15, 12:00pm
Please register by November 9
Winter:  Wednesday, February 28, 12:00pm
Please register by February 23


TRIPS

NOVEMBER: “A PLAYHOUSE CHRISTMAS” HOLIDAY MUSICAL REVUE AT HUNTERDON HILLS PLAYHOUSE DINNER THEATRE

Take a comfortable ride over to Hunterdon Hills in New Jersey to enjoy a holiday musical experience at the Hunterdon Hills Playhouse! An ensemble cast of multitalented performers will celebrate the holiday season with a song and dance fest, all backed by a live onstage orchestra. Price includes served meal, dessert buffet, show, and gratuities. *Bus departs from Philipstown Community Center. Call to reserve spot.

Date: Tuesday, November 21
Time: Bus departs at 9:00am
Fee: $67 Resident / $82 Non-Resident