Go to main content
60+ Center Home

Contacts

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
60+ Activity Center Facebook City of Newport Parks and Recreation Facebook page

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

Documents

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

cize

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!

 

 

Fitness Day At The Newport 60+ Activity Center

Check back for date/time - TBA

people exercising

The Newport 60+ Activity Center will be offering free fitness evaluations on Thursday, January 10, 2019, There will be two sessions to choose from, 11:00 - 12:00 pm, or 1:00 - 2:00 pm. The 7 individual tests are simple, will take approximately 45 minutes to complete, and are an easy way to measure upper and lower body strength, flexibility, agility, and balance. Call now to reserve your spot!

 

SILVER SNEAKERS BOOM MOVE IT

Tuesday 10:30 - 11:30 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 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

Friday 1:45 - 2:45 PM

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.

 
 

 


 
ARTHRITIS EXERCISE

Wednesday & Friday 9:30 - 10:30 AM

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

 


FUN, FUNCTIONAL FITNESS
(formerly Breath & Balance)

Wednesday 2:45 - 3:45 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.

Please call to reserve your spot.


 
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.

 

 

Laughter Yoga

Saturday 2:00 - 3:00 PM

laughter yoga

Laughter Yoga is a unique and playful wellness workout with benefits similar to aerobic exercise. It combines yogic deep breathing, laughter exercises and childlike play. Participants routinely experience elevated mood, relaxation, decreased pain and increased sense of connection after a 45 minute class. No mat required!

 

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.

 

line dancing

Free Line Dance Classes

Absolute Beginner: Tuesday, 2:15 - 3:00 PM

Advanced Beginner: Tuesday, 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Easy Intermediate, Mondays, 1:30 - 2:30 PM

Intermediate, Mondays, 2:30 - 3:30 PM

Advanced, Thursdays, 2:15 - 4:00 PM

Are you looking for a way to stay fit and healthy? Line dancing can give you a great mind-body workout. It improves memory skills by requiring you to remember dance steps and sequences. It can help strengthen bones and muscles, increase stamina and flexibility, improve your posture and balance, and give you the opportunity to socialize at the same time. Come and learn dances like Gypsy Queen, Mamma Maria, Ready to Fly, Skinny Genes, and Waltz Across Texas


MOVEMENT FOR IMPROVEMENT

Friday 10:45 - 11:45 AM

Movement for Improvement combines yoga, tai-chi and chair dance to improve flexibility, strength, balance and overall coordination.

 

geese

MOVEABLE PEACE

Moveable Peace combines Qigong, Tai Chi, brain gym, mediation and other movement practices to allow participants to move in a way that is gentle, supportive and engaging. Two classes are being offered.

Class One starts on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 and is a basic movement class for anyone who is recovering from an illness, injury, or for those who would like to add movement into thier life. Class time on Wednesdays: 11:15 - 12:15 pm.

Class Two Movable Peace is a class for those people who are very comfortable moving, and are curious about Qigong, Tai Chi, or Creative Movement. This is an ongoing class that meets each Wednesday from 4:00 - 5:00 pm.

.

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!

 

women walking

Walk With Ease

Class Dates TBA

Walk With Ease is a free six-week, evidence-based class that is designed to reduce pain, build confidence in being physically active, and to improve overall health. This program will help connect you with other community members who want to improve their health through a gentle walking program that helps them begin slowly, at a comfortable level for them and gradually increase to continue on a lifetime path to improved health. This class meets Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 3:00 - 4:00 pm. Class size is limited.

 

 
ZUMBA GOLD

Monday 10:45 - 11:45 AM

Saturday 12:45 PM - 1:45 PM

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.