Golden Opportunities

Winter 2018

City of Renton Programs, Events, Fitness, and Fun for Everyone!

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For more information, call the Renton Senior Activity Center at 425-430-6633 | 7 FITNESS Aerobic and Movement Fitness Fun This drop in exercise class celebrates aging strong through movement with music. It is designed for the 50 plus age group and all fitness levels while embracing safe aerobic conditioning for all. This fun-filled class will help im- prove body fat and muscle percentages, reaction speed, coordination, self-con- fidence and your body's agility. We will move to fabulous music and have great fun together! Participants are encour- aged to work at your own pace. Your first class is free. No class in January. Mondays/Wednesdays 9:15–10:15am LMTG $3 Exercise with the Aid of a Chair This class is designed to keep your joints in good condition, tone muscles and stimulate your circula- tory system. You are encouraged to exercise at your own pace. Wednesdays/Fridays 10:45–11:30am LMTG Strength and Balance Studies show adults 50 and over who strength train with weights greatly im- prove their ability to perform their daily activities, increase bone density and metabolism, and improve balance. This class will teach you resistance train- ing using correct form and maintaining good posture. Remember: exercising with a friend is a lot more fun…bring one along. Both men and women are encouraged to attend. Class is taught by Peggy Johnson, a Certified Group Fit- ness Instructor. No class on January 1, 15, March 12, 14, 16, 19, 21. Mon/Wed/Fri 1:00–2:00pm A $3 FITNESS ROOM Monday–Friday 9 am–4:30 pm Wednesdays 9 am–9 pm The Renton Senior Activity Center has a fitness room just for seniors (ages 50 and older) for only $1.00 per day. Fitness is not a fad, it is here to stay and can enhance the length and quality of your life. Come on down and check it out. Closed on January 1 and 15. Orientations are required before use and are done on Wednesdays between 9:00am and 2:30pm. ONLY $1.00 PER DAY » 2 Elliptical trainers » 2 Treadmills » 2 Recumbent bikes » Total body trainer » Chest press » Bicep curl » Lateral pull-down » Dumbbells » Fitness balls » Tubing with handles Pickleball If you haven't tried pickle- ball yet, you don't know what you're missing! It is a cross be- tween badminton, tennis and ping pong and is very easy to learn and lots of fun to play. It is widely popular in the 50+ communities so come on down and join the craze! No play January 17. Wednesdays 5:30–7:30pm A Ping Pong We recently purchased a ping pong table, complete with paddles and balls, which is avail- able for play on Wednesdays. Ping pong has had a resurgence in popularity so grab a friend or come alone and enjoy a fun game! No Ping Pong on January 17. Wednesdays 12:30–8:30pm SMTG Tai Chi & Qigong Improve your balance and increase your energy level, flexibility, and coordina- tion. Join Instructor John Lindsay for a blend of eastern exercise for health ben- efits, longevity, and fun. Great strength and prowess are not required. 60895 Tues Jan 9–Jan 30 1:00–2:00pm 60896 Tues Feb 13–Mar 6 1:00–2:00pm 60903 Tues Mar 13–Apr 3 1:00–2:00pm A $20R / $24NR Yoga This class works equally well for anyone who has difficulty getting on and off the floor as well as for those comfortable using a yoga mat. Our yoga addresses flexibility, improved circulation, balance and deeper breathing. Look for sharp- er brain functioning, better posture and muscle tone as you move to a health- ier, happier and more peaceful sense of wellbeing. Please dress in comfort- able clothing and bring a yoga mat. All levels of fitness are welcome. 60897 Tues Jan 2–Feb 6 10:00–11:00am 60898 Tues Feb 13–Mar 20 10:00–11:00am 60899 Tues Apr 3–May 8 10:00–11:00am SMTG $35R / $42NR Yoga for the Brain and Body Feel good! Increase flexibility; improve balance, breathing and digestion; reduce stress and manage weight! Expect to have fun as you create a healthier body and a happier and more peaceful outlook. Please wear comfort- able, loose clothing and bring a yoga mat. All levels of fitness are welcome! 60900 Fri Jan 5–Feb 9 1:00–2:00pm 60901 Fri Feb 16–Mar 23 1:00–2:00pm SMTG $35R / $42NR

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