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Registration now for Fall 2018 programs!  Whether you are looking for social opportunities, fitness classes, dance programs, photography or sports... there is something for all ages, abilities and interests. Register in person: Timms Community Centre- 20399 Douglas Crescent or Douglas Recreation Centre- 20550 Douglas Crescent Register by Phone: 604-514-2940 or 604-514-2865  or Register Online

 

Registered Fitness Programs

The City of Langley Recreation, Culture & Community Services Department is pleased to offer a wide range of registered programs for the Active Aging population.  All fitness programs are led by BCRPA certified fitness instructors with specialization in 3rd Age and Osteofit.  These programs are not offered as drop-in programs, registration is required!  For a full list of programs visit our online registration.

Get Up & Go

This program was created in collaboration with Fraser Health Falls Prevention Initiative, Fraser Health Specialized Geriatric Clinics and Osteofit BC.  Designed to improve strength, balance, coordination and functional ability through gentle exercises all done in a chair.  Get Up & Go is suitable for those with mobility impairments and or physical limitations.  Pre-registration is required.

Get Up & Go Level 1- beginners

Mondays & Thursdays  12:30 - 1:30pm    Timms Community Centre - MPR 3     Instructor:  Susan

#12524   Nov.8 - Dec.20            13/ $78 +gst 

 

Get Up & Go Level 2 - Intermediate

*must have instructor permission to register.

Mondays & Thursdays   11:10am - 12:10am     Timms  Community Centre - MPR 3     Instructor:  Susan

#12522   Nov.8 - Dec.20        13/ $78 +gst

 

Get Up & Go Level 3 - Introduction to Osteofit  

*must have instructor permission to register.

Mondays & Thursdays    10:00am - 11:00am      Timms  Community Centre - MPR 3     Instructor:  Susan

#12520   Nov.8 - Dec.20        13/ $78 +gst

 

Choose To Move

Are you 65+ years and looking for motivation to become physically active?  Join Choose to Move a free program focused on introducing the habit of physical activity into your daily life in ways that make sense for you.  Choose to Move is  free and flexible, and provides you with the motivation and support to become more active.  In this 6 month program you receive both individual and group support.  Individually you will work with a trained activity coach to develop and stick to a physical activity plan made just for you. Over the course of the six months you will also meet 5 times in a group setting with others in the program.  These motivational meetings are for support and sharing of ideas only - the activities you choose to do in this program are personal and tailored to you andyour schedule. You choose the activities that you know you will enjoy and are able to do!  You will also join a group of other Chosse to Movers to share successes and challenges.

With the help of your activity coach and support group, you will find the motivation and accountability you need to achieve your goals.

 

 

New program starting January 2019!

 

 

Fit For Life

This program is designed for those who have completed the Osteofit training program or are actively mobile and regular exercisers.  Fit For Life is a low- impact program that includes a cardio warm-up followed by a variety of strength and balance exercises using equipment and body weight.  This program does include mat work so participants must be comfortable getting to and from the floor.

Tuesdays & Thursdays       10:15am - 11:15am     Timms Community Centre - Fitness Room       Instructor:  Bonny

#12489   Nov.20 - Dec.20       10/ $60 +gst        REGISTER ON-LINE

 

 

 

 

 

Dance Fitness

 Zumba Plus Brazilian Moves

Have a blast and burn calories with Zumba Fitness! This high energy class uses low to moderate impact dance moves to tone the entire body and burn calories fast. Zumba Plus Brazilian Moves is a unique fitness class that explores Latin and world rhythms with the flavour of Brazilian dance moves including: Samba, Axe, Capoeira, Timbalada, Frevo, Lambada and more. The best part? No dance experience needed - those with two left feet are welcome!    Drop-ins permitted if space allows $10/visit

Saturdays  9:30am - 10:30am        Timms Community Centre - Fitness Room       Instructor:  Cecilia

#12530    Nov.10 - Dec.15   6/$42 +gst        REGISTER ON-LINE

 

Wednesdays   6:30pm - 7:30pm        Timms Community Centre - Fitness Room       Instructor:  Cecilia

#12528     Nov.14 - Dec.19   6/ $42 +gst       REGISTER ON-LINE

 

ZUMBA GOLD

This easy to follow dance fitness class lets you move at your own pace.  Zumba Gold is an invigorating community- orientated program that uses modified, low impact moves.  A suitable program for older adults or those with physical limitations requiring slower paced movements and low-impact.     Drop-ins permitted if space allows $10/visit

Coming Winter 2019!

 

Zumba Adapted- Drop-in only $3/visit

Designed for beginners, the active older adult and those with cognitive and/or physical challenges.  This low impact dance fitness class is friendly and fun.  Participants will learn easy steps to move with the music using their own abilities.

Wednesdays  1:15pm - 2:00pm   Timms Community Centre - Fitness Room    Instructor:  Cecilia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MINDS IN MOTION

This program is a partnership between the Alzheimer Society of British Columbia and the City of Langley.  Minds in Motion is a fitness and social/activity program for people with early symptoms of Alzheimer's disease or another dementia to enjoy with a friend or family member. At Minds in Motion you will:

-stay active

-meet and socialize with others living with dementia

-get involved in activities such as board or word games, bingo, ping pong or other games

-have access to information about dementia and services as needed

 This 2 hour program will include:

- 45 minute low impact fitness class

- 1 hour social/ activity time with light refreshments

 

Mondays   9:45-11:45am     Timms Community Centre - MPR 2

#12526   Nov. 5 - Dec.17      6/ $30 +gst

Please phone to register:  604-514-2940

YOGA

GENTLE YOGA

Gentle Yoga follows the Hatha Yoga principles focusing on a healthy mind-body connection but goes through the various body positions at a slower pace with gentle movements and mindfulness.  This class emphasizes safety and is open to all levels- especially beginners.  Classes will consist of breathing techniques, strengthening standing poses, floor work, stretching and relaxation.  Drop-ins welcome if space permits $10/visit.

 

 

 Tuesdays  9:00am- 10:00am    Instructor:  Bonny

#12487    Nov.20 - Dec.18    6/$35 +gst      REGISTER ON-LINE

 

RESTORATIVE YOGA

Restorative Yoga is a healing and recuperative experience that uses props to support the body while holding restorative non-standing poses to achieve a deep level of relaxation.  Restorative Yoga allows participants to disconnect from the frantic activity of daily life and helps prepare the mind and body for meditation and deep awareness.  The slower pace and deep breathing in Restorative Yoga helps calm the nervous system and increase body awareness while slowing down and opening the body through passive stretching for extended periods of time.  To keep the body warm, participants are encouraged to wear layers and bring a light blanket if desired for the relaxation portion.  No previous Yoga experience needed- beginners welcome!

Tuesdays  12:30pm - 1:45pm    Timms Community Centre - MPR 3    Instructor:  Gaylene

#12587  Nov.6 - Dec.11  6/$48 +gst                   REGISTER ON-LINE

 

CHAIR YOGA

This gentle form of yoga is parcticed sitting on a chair or standing and using a chair for support.  Chair yoga is a great form of exercise for everyone as it deepens flexibiity and strengthens body awareness no matter what your age or ability level.  This is an all-level class appropriate for those who have never taken yoga before as well as experienced practioners.

Mondays    3:30pm - 4:30pm     Timms Community Centre- Fitness Room   Instructor: Bonny

#12485  Nov.19 - Dec.17  3:30pm - 4:30pm   5/$40 +gst         REGISTER NOW

 

 

 

 

 

Activage

Are you 65 years or older?  Wanting to get more physically active?  Activage may be for you!  This fun and social program will get you moving in a relaxed and inviting class environment with likeminded people.  It is free, it is fun and it works!  Classes include discussions and handouts to help improve your over-all health and physical well-being along with a fun exercise session.

  Option 1:  Functional Movement- Focus is on improving your ability to complete activities of daily living- strengthening the muscles you use in daily actvities.

 

 Option 2:  Fitness & Sport- Focus is on exercises and movements that will enable you to become more involved with other activity programs or sports.

Mondays  3:00 - 4:00pm    Sept.24 - Dec.17    FREE

New Programs starting January 2019!

 

Social Programs

The City of Langley Recreation, Culture & Community Services Department hosts a variety of social programs for Seniors looking to learn something new, meet new people or just get out of the house!

Social Bridge Club

The Timms Social Bridge Club wants you!  Join this fun-loving group for an afternoon of slightly competitive bridge!  Snacks, how beverages and great conversation is all part of the fun.  This club is for those with knowledge and understanding of how to play Bridge... previous experience is required.  Free with valid Games and Track Annual Pass ($10/year).  Please phone for information - 604-514-2940

Social Bridge Meeting Dates & Times:

Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays     1:00pm-4:00pm    Timms Community Centre

Drop-ins welcome!

Texas Hold'em

Learn To Play

Learning how to play Texa Hold'em may seem more complex than it really is!  Learn the rules, strategies and basic game play in a social, stress-free small grop environment.  Everything is supplied, just show up ready to learn and have fun!

Free with valid Games & Track Pass $10/year

Tuesdays  1:00pm - 4:00pm    Timms Community Centre  MPR 1

 

Tournament Play

For those with a good understanding of the rules, strategies and game play... join us for a social afternoon of slightly competitive but still enjoyable Texas Hold'em.

Participants must have some game-play experience.  

Free with valid Games & Track Pass $10/year

Thursdays  1:00 - 4:00pm    Timms Community Centre   MPR 1

Food & Friends Social Luncheons (50+yrs)

Enjoy great food and great conversation at the Food & Friends Social.  Sponsored by the City of Langley and Langley Meals on Wheels, you will enjoy a delicious, nutritious lunch for only $6!  Guest speakers from the community will be invited to share information on a variety of topics and services in our community.  Reserve your spot... 604-514-2940 or register on-line.

 Flourishing Chinese Seafood Restaurant:  2nd & 4th Monday of each month   11:30am-1pm  

#12750      NOVEMBER 26        REGISTER NOW

#12751      DECEMBER 10        REGISTER NOW

 

Food & Friends Christmas Luncheon (55+yrs)

Join us for our annual Christmas celebration with turkey and all the trimmings!  Price includes lunch, entertainment and draw prizes.  Register early as space is limited.

#12752     $12    Thursday December 13   12:00pm - 3:00pm      REGISTER NOW

Location:  Church in the Valley- 23589 Old Yale Road

 

 

 

 

Langley Seniors Community Action Table

The City of Langley is pleased to be a partner with the Langley Seniors Community Action Table (LSCAT) to strategize and implement initiative for Seniors in our community.  The Langley Seniors Community Action Table is looking for new members to join this action orientated committee.  Committee members will work together to identify and strategize action plans for a variety of issues affecting Seniors in our community.  

Housing, transportation and social/ recreational programs are just a few of the focus topics for this committee.  Interested in learning more?  Join us at the next LSCAT meeting:

Date:  Thursday  September 20, 2018

Location: Langley Seniors Resource Centre- 20605 51B Ave, Langley

Time:  10:00am - 12:00pm

Inquires:  llyscat@gmail.com