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60+ Activity Center
20 SE 2nd, Newport, OR 97365
541.265.9617
Peggy O'Callaghan, Coordinator 541.574.5459
Meals on Wheels 541.574.0669

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Hours

Monday 8:30AM − 8:30 PM
Tuesday 8:30AM − 9:00 PM
Wednesday 8:30AM − 6:30PM
Thursday, Friday & Saturday 8:30AM − 5:00PM

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Committees

60+ Advisory

Friends of the 60+ Center

Newport Senior Citizens Association


Ways to Help

Friends of the 60+ Center Amazon Smile

Friends of the 60+ Center Fred Meyer Community Rewards (Listed under "The Friends of Newport Senior Activity Center" #85253)


Health and Wellness

WHAT MATTERS MOST - YOUR HEALTH!

Anytime is the right time to re-engage your body with health and wellness opportunities. The Center offers many evidenced based programs, which means they have been proven to work! These designed programs can increase your strength, balance mobility, flexibility and overall health. Let us help you reach your goals. Classes have different fitness levels from beginning to advanced. Please check with the class leader or Instructor to find out if the class is a match for you. We also provide fitness tests by appointment, Most of our Health and Wellness opportunities are FREE .

 

We also are a participant with Silver and Fit and Silver Sneakers . Call your insurance company to see if they will reimburse our facility for your fitness classes.

Please select from our vast array of activities. For more information please call us!

 

ADAPTIVE TAI CHI - STRENGTH & BALANCE

Tuesday 1:00 - 2:00 PM

Tai Chi

The main focus of this class is to increase strength and balance in your everyday life.

 


BETTER BONES & BALANCE

Wednesday & Friday 12:30 - 1:30 PM

Research shows that targeted exercises later in life slows bone loss and improves strength and balance to avoid falls and maintain independence.This class is safe for individuals with osteoporosis and osteopenia.

 

CIZE DANCE PARTY

Wednesday 1:30 - 2:30 PM

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Let loose as you learn the hottest professionally choreographed dance routines.You will be so focused on mastering the moves and having a total blast that you will forget you are actually working out!

 
CORE BALL

Saturdays, April 7 - May 12

11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Instructor Barb LeBoss and assistant Kathie Palombi will lead you into building your core strength. Participants must be able to get down on the floor and get back up without assistance.


LINE DANCING - BEGINNER

Tuesday 2:15 - 4:00 PM

Learn the basics of line dancing. No experience is necessary. Line dancing is a choreographed dance with a repeated sequence of steps in which a group of people dance in one or more lines.

 

LINE DANCING - ADVANCED

Thursday 2:15 - 4:00 PM

This class is for experienced line dancers who want to do some challenging dances.

 

SILVER SNEAKERS BOOM MOVE IT

Thursday 9:00 - 10:00 AM

SilverSneakers Boom is a 30-minute dance-based cardio workout. Instructor Linnea Vukasovich received her SilverSneakers Boom instructor’s certificate of completion last August and has been personally taking various exercise classes for over 30 years.

SilverSneakers Boom is a higher intensity dance workout class that improves cardio endurance and burns calories. MOVE IT is all about breaking a sweat and having fun. The class focuses on cardio endurance by starting with simple dance moves then building into more complex sequences, bringing you a great cardio workout.

 
SILVER SNEAKERS CARDIOFIT

Tuesday 10:30 - 11:30 AM

Try a safe and heart-healthy aerobics class to energize your active lifestyle using low-impact movements that focus specifically on building upper body and core strength plus cardio endurance. This is a higher intensity class than Classic or Circuit.


SILVER SNEAKERS CIRCUIT

Wednesday 10:45 - 11:45 AM

Saturday 10:00 - 11:00 AM

Combine fun with fitness to increase your cardiovascular and muscular endurance power with a standing circuit workout. Upper-body strength work with hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a Silver Sneakers ball is alternated with low-impact aerobic choreography.


SILVER SNEAKERS YOGA

Monday 9:30 - 10:30 AM

This class teaches us to focus our thoughts and bodies to help relieve stress and promote relaxation even after the class has ended. Yoga can be a complete workout which increases flexibility and strength, while incorporating breathing techniques that can both be energizing and calming.

 
LIGHTHOUSE STROKE SUPPORT

First Saturday of each month

1:00 - 3:00 PM

The purpose of the support group will be to provide an atmosphere of companionship and acceptance for each survivor and their caretaker. This meeting is open to all ages.

 


 
ARTHRITIS EXERCISE

Wednesday & Friday 9:30 - 10:30 AM

This evidence-based, self-led regime builds strength and flexibility.


BREATH & BALANCE

Wednesday & Friday 3:00 - 4:00 PM

This is a self-led gentle exercise class. Class focus is on improved breathing awareness and balance from simple exercises done from a chair, as well as walking, and selective use of balance balls.


 
GENTLE HATHA YOGA

Tuesday 11:45 - 12:45 PM

yoga

 

Hatha Yoga differs from other styles of yoga in that it focuses more on breathing and poses than meditation. This class will teach you how to focus your thoughts and help relieve stress and promote relaxation. Other benefits of yoga can be increased mobility and flexibility of the joints, lowered blood pressure, increased lung capacity.

 

LINE DANCING - INTERMEDIATE

Monday 1:30 - 4:00 PM

Faster paced line dancing which is a choreographed dance with a repeated sequence of steps in which a group of people dance in one or more lines.


QIGONG

Wednesday 5:30 - 6:30 PM

Qigong is a very old practice from China, similar to Tai Chi, which uses simple, natural movements to reduce the effects of stress, support the immune system, and improve balance, focus and memory.


SILVER SNEAKERS CLASSIC

Tuesday 9:30 - 10:30 AM and

Thursday 10:00 - 11:00 AM

Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a Silver Sneakers ball are offered for resistance.

Silver sneakers

 

SQUARE DANCING

Monday 6:15 - 8:00 PM

A square dance is a dance for four couples arranged in a square with a caller who calls the next sequence of steps. Come meet friendly people and learn something new. No partner required.

 

TAI CHI

Monday 12:00 - 1:00 PM

Tai Chi is a form of moving meditation that involves a set of postures that are interconnected by specific transitions in a smooth flowing manner.

 

TOPS

(Taking Off Pounds Sensibly)

Thursday, 8:00 - 10:30 AM

This group meets weekly to support and encourage one another in their goal of weight loss and maintenance. Awards go to weekly or monthly best losers, contest winners, and members who’ve reached goal!

 
ZUMBA GOLD

Monday and Friday 10:45 - 11:45 AM

An easy-going workout that combines simple-to-learn dance steps with infectious Latin rhythms and other world music. The result is a safe cardio workout which includes toning and stretching to help range-of-motion and flexibility.

 

Walk with Ease, Session 2

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

3:30 - 4:30 PM

May 14 - June 25

Walk with Ease is a fitness program shown to reduce pain and improve your health. Experts at the Arthritis Foundation bring you this evidence-based program. The program provides techniques to build and maintain a successful walking program. Class size is limited; please call ahead to reserve your spot.