COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT
Parks and Recreation Division

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Adult Programs and Activities

 

 

El Centro Adult Center Services Guide October 2017

El Centro Adult Center Services Guide Calendar October 2017

El Centro Cool Centers 2017

 

New! Drum Circle - Join us and get your rhythm on at the Adult Center. Learn different beats as we play together. No experiance necessary. All drums and rhythm instruments are included. 

Cost: Free

Days: Mondays - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

            Fridays - 10:00 am - 11:00 am

  

 

Yoga DVD - Chair Yoga includes a relaxation period, breathing excersises and postures with variations appropriate for the level of participants
 
Cost: Free
Days: Wednesdays & Thursdays
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
 
 
    
Zumba Gold - Zumba Fitness is an interval-style, dance based workout. This program will use a variety of rhythms, including Latin and world music, to provide a low impact workout for older adults. The easy-to-follow choreography will focus on balance, coordination and range of motion. The fun and varied music will also provide a party like atmosphere for socialization, enjoyment and stress relief.
 
Cost: $15 per month or
          $3 per class
Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
 
 
   
Tai Chi Chuan - The purpose of this program is to introduce the health benefits that Tai Chi Chuan can offer. Tai Chi Chuan is designed to improve the quality of life by using slow pace movements along with deep breathing techniques.
 
Cost: $35.00 per month
Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
 
 
  
Adult Walking Club - The Adult Walking Club meets every Monday at the Martin Luther King Jr. Sports Pavilion at 9:00 a.m. If you are looking for a new way to motivate yourself and others to get moving, come and start your morning with us. You are able to walk at your own pace.
 
Cost: $1.00
(Free for El Centro residents)
Days: Mondays
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
 
 
 
Senior Basic Exercise - Come in and enjoy nice class of basic excersises for seniors and adults. From one pound weight exerises to stretch bands we strive to stay active and healthy.
 
Cost: Free
Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
 
 
 
Karaoke - Come join us for a fun hour of singing, music, and fun! Every Friday we will be having "Karaoke Hour". Choose a song to sing or come and listen to others perform as well!
 
Cost: Free
Day: Fridays
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
 
 
 
Intro to Computers - A course that is offered to seniors and adults who wish to learn the basics of computers. Explore various programs such as Microsoft Word, Internet, send e-mails and many more features that Windows has to offer. This course has a limit of four (4) students per class.
 
Cost: $25 per month
$15 per month for seniors (62+)
 
Level 1 - Beginning I - Mondays & Wednesdays
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (English)
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (Spanish)
Level 2 - Beginning II - Tuesdays & Thursdays
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (English)
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (Spanish)
 
 
 
Crochet Program - Come and learn how to make fun and different things out of yarn. This crochet program teaches seniors and adults how to create different things from their wonderful hands. Scarves and beanies for the winter, baby blankets and yarn slippers are some of the crafts this fine program has to offer. Whether you're a man or a woman, learning how to create these things is amazing. No Instructor.
 
Cost: Free
Days: Wednesdays
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
 
 
 
Senior Nutrition Program - Senior Programs are provided to you through contracts with the Imperial County Area Agency on Aging through funding received from the California Department of Aging. Contact the AAA at 442-265-7000 for further program information.
 
Phone: 760-353-2748
Suggested Donation: $2
Days: Monday - Friday 
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
 
 
 
Jewlery Program - Have a great time learning how to make earrings, nekclaces and bracelets. The first project is free. Please bring any bead jewlery material and tools to class after that.
 
Cost: Free
Days: Wednesdays
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
 
 
 
English Conversion Class - Come in and practice speaking & listening to conversations in English. This course will help increase your vocabulary and improve verbal skills for: going to coffee shops & resturants, grocery & clothing shopping, asking for assistance and making Doctor appointments. (Waitlist Only)
 
Cost: Free
Days: Tuesdays
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
 
 
 
 Piano Class - Are you interested in learning the basics of playing piano? Join us once  a week and learn music theory, including how to read notes, rhythm, and musical symbols on a staff. No experience needed, just the will to learn (Wait List)
Class limited to 4 students per month.

 Piano classes will resume in December.