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Older Adult Programs

Summer registration is open!

Single Session Classes (formerly drop-in fitness)

  • Must pre-register- no drop-ins permitted!
  • Registration opens one week prior to class start.
  • Registration up to 15 minutes prior to class start.
  • Register online, by phone or in-person.
  • 2 days notice of withdraw is required for a refund/credit or transfer.

Check-out the Weekly Fitness Class Schedule

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.

 

All programs must be registered for in advance - no drop-ins permitted.

Register by phone:  604-514-2940
Register in person:  Timms Community Centre- 20399 Douglas Crescent
Register online:  Langley City Recconect

Payment must be made in full at the time of registration.

REFUNDS:

Full refund will be granted prior to the program start.

Pro-rated refunds will be granted after the program start date up and before the start of the third class.

No refunds granted after the commencement of the 3rd class.

 

MOBILITY AND FALLS PREVENTION CLASSES

Fit For Life

This advanced mobility class is designed for those who are regular exercisers looking for more of a challenge.  Following a low-impact warm-up, participants will be led through a variety of strength and balance training using a combination of body weight exercises and equipment (dumbbells, tubing, bands, fit-balls).  Participants must be fully mobile and able  comfortable getting to and from the floor as mat work is included.

Tuesdays & Thursdays          10:00am - 11:00am          Timms Community Centre          Instructor:  Bonny

#36873     Jun 04 - Jun 27       8 / $52.00 +gst       register online
#36875     Aug 06 - Aug 29      8 / $52.00 +gst       register online

 

 

Stand Strong 

This small group class focuses on fall prevention, balance and mobility training so that you can continue to stay independent and active.  Exercises may be done seated in a chair or standing and using a chair for balance.  This class is suitable for those using mobility aids such as walkers or for those who can walk independently but may be at risk for injury due to Osteoporosis or Arthritis.

Tuesdays & Thursdays        12:45pm - 1:30pm           Timms Community Centre - MPR 3         Instructor:  Bonny

#36862       Jun 04 - Jun 27       8 / $64.00 +gst          register online
#36864       Aug 06 - Aug 29      8 / $64.00 +gst          register online  

Yoga & Pilates

Chair Yoga

This beginner level yoga class is practiced sitting in a chair or standing and using a chair for support.  Our certified yoga instructor will lead you through a variety of poses aimed at improving your flexibility, improving your balance and strengthening your muscles.  Deep breathing techniques will be combined with movements to help relax your body and increase your mind-body connection.  No previous yoga experience required.

Tuesdays         11:30am - 12:30pm          Timms Community Centre - MPR 3         Instructor:  Bonny

#36866        Aug 06 - Aug 27       4 / $34.00 +gst         register online

 

Gentle Yoga

Following the principles of Hatha Yoga, this gentle exercise program focuses on a healthy mind-body connection while going through the various positions at a slower place with gentle movements.  No previous yoga experience is needed as this program offers adaptions for all levels and allows participants to move at their own pace.  Classes will include:  breathing techniques, strengthening standing poses, floor work, stretching and relaxation techniques.  

Thursdays         11:30am - 12:30pm        Timms Community Centre - MPR 3         Instructor:  Bonny

#36860       Aug 08 -  Aug 29       4 / $34.00 +gst        register online

 

Mindfulness & Gentle Movement

Participants will be guided through a variety of mindfulness practices and gentle movements to help calm the mind and body while bringing awareness to the present moment.  Gentle movements will include range of motion, flexibility and balance exercise to increase strength and overall well-being.  Both standing and sitting exercises will be included- participants must be comfortable getting to and from the floor. 

Mondays       12:00pm - 1:00pm        Timms Community Centre          Instructor:  Hannah

#38075        May 27 - Jun 24        5 / $40.00 + gst        register online
#38076        Jul 08 - Aug 26          7 / $56.00 + gst        register online

 

Pilates Mat Level 2

For those who have completed at least one session of Pilates (Level 1).  Join us in this advanced class that will build upon the Level 1 exercises by moving at a faster pace through the class while introducing more challenging exercises.  Starting with a traditional warm-up you will go through a variety of different exercises for a full body workout designed to stretch and tone your legs, abs, arms and core.

Wednesdays          9:30am - 10:30am          Timms Community Centre -MPR 3          Instructor:  Bridget

#36877        Jun 19 - Jul 24          6 / $51.00 +gst        register online

 

CHOOSE TO MOVE

Are you an older adult looking for support to get physically active?

Choose To Move is a free 12 week program designed to introduce the habit of physical activity into your daily life in ways that make sense to you. 
Developed by the Active Aging Society, Choose To Move is not a group fitness class.  

 

Individual Support: In the Choose To Move program, participants will be provided with both individual and group support.  Work with a trained activity coach to develop an activity plan that meets your needs, goals, interests and abilities. You choose the activities that you know you will enjoy and are able to do!  Activities can range from organized fitness classes (Tai Chi, yoga) to individual activities you do on your own schedule (walking, gardening, swimming).

Group Support:  You will also join a group of other Choose To Movers to share successes and challenges in 8 motivational group meetings.  With the help of your activity coach and support group, you will find the motivation and accountability you need to make the changes needed to lead a healthier, more active lifestyle.  

Group meetings:  Saturdays   11:30am - 1:00pm    Timms Community Centre

 

*All interested participants must attend the Choose To Move Information Session prior to registering for the Choose To Move Program.

Choose To Move Information Session - FREE

Fall 2024 Information TBA

MINDS IN MOTION

In partnership with Alzheimer Society of BC, this program is designed for people living with early stage dementia to participate along with their caregiver in a fitness and social activity.  45 minutes of gentle exercises are followed by 45 minutes of social activities designed to be enjoyed in pairs.  Registration fees include the cost of the person living with dementia and one care partner.  

Tuesdays     10:00am - 11:30am    Timms Community Centre - MPR 2          Instructor: Bridget

#36857        May 07 - Jun 25        7 / $56.00 +gst  (per couple)          more information
#36858        Jul 02 - Jul 23           4 / $32.00 + gst (per couple)          more information
#38057        Jul 30 - Aug 20          4 / $32.00 +gst  (per couple)          more information
 

Activage- Functional Training

Are you an older adult wanting to get active?  Activage may be for you!  The free 12 week group fitness program has been developed to introduce physical activity to older inactive adults.  Your group activity leader will lead participants through progressively planned physical activity in a fun, social setting where you can enjoy the company of like-minded individuals.  Functional training focuses on improving activities associated with daily living and strengthening the muscles needed for daily activities such as:  bending, lifting, walking and stretching.  Each class incorporates physical activities that engage participants as well as class discussions and resources to improve over-all health and well-being. 

Saturdays                9:30am - 10:25am             Timms Community Centre - MPR 3          Instructor:  Robin

Fall 2024 Information TBA

Please Note:  Space is limited and priority registration is given to new participants.

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!  All programs require a valid Games & Track Pass ($20/year). 

Please phone for more information:  604-514-2940

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 ($25/year). 
 

Social Bridge

Mondays & Fridays    1:00pm-4:00pm    Timms Community Centre

Texas Hold'em Poker Club

Learn To Play & Practice

Learning how to play Texas Hold'em is not as complex as you may think!  Join the Texas Hold'em Poker Club where players new to the game will be taught the fundamentals including rules and basic strategy in a social, fun and laid-back environment.  Players already familiar with the game, will be required to join on Tuesdays for practice play before being recommended for Tournament Play on Thursdays. Please arrive at least 20 minutes prior to start time so intake information can be obtained before the 1pm start time.  Everything you need is supplied!

Free with valid Games & Track Pass $25/year

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

 

Tournament Play

For those who have some Texas Hold'em game play experience and a good understanding of the rules and strategies associated with game play.  This is a fun, social afternoon of slightly competitive and  highly enjoyable Texas Hold'em Poker.  Game play is free, everything is supplied. 

Please note:  all players must attend Tuesday Learn to Play & Practice sessions prior to being recommended to join Tournament Play. 

Free with valid Games & Track Pass $25/year

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

Community Services
Community Services for Seniors

Langley has many services for Langley City residents, please visit the seniors' community services page