Philipstown Recreation Department

Philipstown Recreation Department

 
SENIOR PROGRAMS

EXERCISE

Chair Stretch, Flex & Strengthen
The class focuses on bringing mobility to the joints and strength to the muscles. We remain seated for the class so it is a great choice for those with movement and balance restrictions. By incorporating the fundamentals of Pilates and a resistance band, participants are able to access their core strength to improve coordination, flexibility and tone.

 

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

Day: Thursday

Time: 9:00-10:00am
Start Date: May 10 (12 weeks)
Location: Continental Village Clubhouse

Day: Friday
Time: 10:30-11:30am
Start Date: May 11 (12 weeks)
Location: Chestnut Ridge Community Room

CORE STRENGTH & BALANCE
This 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.

Instructor: Cecily Hall
Day: Wednesday
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm
Start Date: May 16 (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. *No 5/28

Instructor: Cecily Hall
Day: Monday
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm
Start Date: May 14 (5 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, which in addition to providing a good cardio workout, tone the muscles, sharpen the mind – and put a smile on your face!

Instructor: Kelly House
Fee: This class is free for Philipstown Residents over 62. PLEASE CALL TO REGISTER

Day: Tuesday

Time: 10:00-11:00am
Location: Chestnut Ridge Community Room
Start Date: May 8 (12 weeks)

Day: Thursday
Time: 10:00-11:00am
Location: Continental Village Clubhouse
Start Date: May 10 (12 weeks)



RECREATION/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!

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


Line Dancing
Join us for an hour of fun as you move and shake to some of your favorite dances. Instructor Betty Murphy will lead students through a repeated sequence of steps for each dance. Please call to register.

Instructor: Betty Murphy
Day: Wednesdays, 2x each month
Time: 1:00pm
Dates: June 13, 27, July 11, 25
Location: Continental Village Clubhouse
Fee: This class is free for Philipstown Residents over 62. PLEASE CALL TO REGISTER.

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: May 8 (Tues.), 23, June 6, 20

 

 


TRIPS

JUNE: TOUR OF VANDERBILT MANSION & LUNCH AT BEEKMAN ARMS
You will spend your morning touring the beautiful historic Vanderbilt Mansion in Hyde Park, New York.  Once the tour has been completed, re-board your motorcoach, which will transport everyone to lunch at The Tavern at The Beekman Arms in Rhinebeck. The restaurant will provide a buffet lunch, consisting of the following: Roasted Chicken with Sundried Tomato Pesto Sauce, Beef Short Ribs, and Grilled Atlantic Salmon. Soft drinks, bread, salad and dessert are included in the price. Bus will department the Philipstown Recreation Center at 9:00am and return by 5:00pm. This trip is limited to those over the age of 62. *Call to reserve spot.

Date: Thursday, June 14, 2018
Time: Bus departs at 9:00am
Fee: $40 Resident / $55 Non-Resident

 

 

JULY: A DAY ON BROADWAY TO SEE MATINEE OF “WICKED”
Who’s in the mood to take in a Matinee on Broadway this Summer? Reserve your spot for a chance to see Wicked, the Broadway sensation, which centers around what happened in the Land of Oz long before Dorothy and Toto arrived there. Guests will enjoy boxed lunches from B&L Deli on the drive down to the theater. Showtime: 2:00pm.  Bus will depart PHILIPSTOWN PARK at 11:00am and return by 7:00pm. This trip is limited to those over the age of 62. *Call to reserve spot.

Date: Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Time: Bus departs 11:00am
Fee: $100 Resident / $115 Non-Resident

 

AUGUST: ELVIS SHOW, LUNCH AT THE BROWNSTONE
Take a short trip over to Paterson, NJ to enjoy a day of classic Rock ‘n Roll at the historic Brownstone. Doors open at 11:00am, followed by lunch at 11:30am. Guests will dine family-style on Ziti Marinara, Chicken Marsala, Sausage & Peppers, Rosemary Potatoes and Vegetables. Immediately following lunch, enjoy music from three of the hottest male singers: Engelbert Humperdinck, Tom Jones and Elvis Presley will be featured. Boutique shopping all day and door prizes will also be on-hand.  Bus will depart the Philipstown Recreation Center at 10:00am and return by 4:00pm. This trip is limited to those over the age of 62. *Call to reserve spot.

Date: Wednesday, August 22
Time: Bus departs at 10:00am
Fee: $53 Resident / $68 Non-Resident