Philipstown Recreation Department

Philipstown Recreation Department

 
SENIOR PROGRAMS


COLOR YOUR WORLD PAINTING

Please register for only one date per month.

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

March: It is not Baroque….but we can fix that - with the same dramatic palette style as the 17th                   century!

Dates: Tuesday, March 5 or Thursday, March 7

April: It is all about brush movement and
texture when we paint a big inspirational sky and tiny sliver of landscape.
Dates: Tuesday, April 2 or Thursday, April 4

May: Two canvases = one picture, when we do
diptych painting!
Dates: Thursday, May 2 or Tuesday, May 7

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 Pilates and a resistance band, participants are able to access their core strength to improve coordination, flexibility and tone.

Instructor: Kelly House
Day: Thursday
Time: 9:00-10:00am
Location: Continental Village Clubhouse
Start Date: March 7 (8 weeks through 4/25)
Fee: This class is free for Philipstown Residents over the age of 62. PLEASE CALL TO REGISTER

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 classes. *There is a one-time fee of $8 for Sketchpad & Drawing Pencil Kit which you keep.

Instructor: Tania Dirks
Day: Monday
Time: 3:30-4:30pm
Start Date: March 11, 25, April 8, 22, May 6, 20
Location: Philipstown Community Center
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.

Instructor: Cecily Hall
Day: Monday
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm
Start Date: March 25 (8 weeks) *No 4/22
Location: Continental Village Club House
Fee: This class is free for Philipstown Residents over the age of 62. PLEASE CALL TO REGISTER.

KNIT & CROCHET GROUP

Day/Time: Tuesday, 12:00-2:00pm
Start Date: Ongoing through June
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
Day: Wednesdays, 2x each month
Time: 1:00pm
Dates: March 13, 27, April 10, 24 and May 8, 22
Location: Continental Village Clubhouse
Fee: This class is free for Philipstown Residents

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
Day: Thursday
Time: 10:00-11:00am
Location: Continental Village Clubhouse
Start Date: March 7 (8 weeks) \*Fee: This class is free for Philipstown Residents over 62. PLEASE CALL TO REGISTER

Trips

MARCH: BUS TOUR OF WEST POINT CAMPUS AND LUNCH AT THE THAYER HOTEL
Enjoy a day exploring the beautiful West Point campus across the river in Highland Falls, NY. Guests will travel by bus for the tour as we learn about the history of the school, and there are to be roughly two to three stops on the tour where guests will disembark, and re-board the bus again. The tour lasts 1.5hrs. Afterwards, we will settle in for a buffet lunch at The Thayer Hotel. Please make sure to bring photo ID. Motorcoach departs Philipstown Recreation at 9:15am, returning to Garrison by 3:00pm. *Please note this trip will consist of more walking than past day trips*

Date: Friday, March 22, 2019
Time: Bus Departs at 9:15am
Fee: $42 Resident / $55 Non-Resident

April: Empire City Casino, Lunch at Sea Shore Restaurant
Embark on a day of slots, electronic table games and live entertainment at Yonkers’ Empire City Casino & Raceway, followed by a leisurely lunch that afternoon at Sea Shore Restaurant in City Island, Bronx. *Upon arrival to the casino, new Empire Club members will receive a food voucher, plus $10 in free play. NEW members receive $20 in free play! Please make sure to bring photo ID. Bus leaves Philipstown Recreation Department at 9:00am and should return by 6:00pm.

Date: Wednesday, April 24th
Time:  Bus Departs at 9:00am
Fee: $55 Residents / $70 Non-Residents

MAY: ACE IN THE HOLE PRODUCTION’S “THE CAMEOS” OLDIES GROUP PERFORMANCE + LUNCH AT ROYAL MANOR IN GARFIELD, NJ
\New Jersey’s own Ace in the Hole Productions has another fantastic performance lined up for you this Spring! The Cameos, one of New Jersey’s most popular Oldies Groups, will perform their own unique renditions of popular tunes from the 60s, 70s and 80s. This time, the show will be held at the beautiful Royal Manor, located in Garfield, NJ. Prior to the show, enjoy a family-style lunch, consisting of salad, vegetables, baked ziti, ham, roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, and dessert. *Two complimentary drinks will also be provided for each guest! Bus will depart at 10:15am from the Community Center, returning to Garrison by 5:00pm.

Date: Wednesday, May 15th
Time: Bus departs at 10:15am
Fee: $63 Residents / $78 Non-Residents