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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 − 6:30 PM
Wednesday 8:30AM − 5:00PM
Thursday & Friday 8:30AM − 5:00PM
Saturday 9:30AM − 4:00PM

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!

 

Tai Chi

ADAPTIVE TAI CHI

Tuesdays 1:00 - 2:00 pm

Enjoy the benefits of Tai Chi at a pace that accommodates various physical limitations, but allows for improved balance and mobility.

 

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FROM BROADWAY TO BALLROOM

Thursdays, July 11 - September 26, 2019

11:15 - 12:00 pm

The 60+ Activity Center is excited to announce the addition of a new dance class: From Broadway to Ballroom, Hollywood to Bollywood. The class will be led by Bryn McCornack and will be held on Thursdays, 11:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. July 11th – September 26th in the Health and Wellness Studio. If you would like to try out the class, Ms. McCornack will be leading “dry run” practices on June 6th and 27th at 11:15 a.m.

Learn basic steps from Salsa, Mambo and Cha-Cha. Dance like John Travolta in Saturday Night Fever, Michelle Johnston in A Chorus Line and Michael Jackson in Thriller. No dance experience necessary– just a good sense of humor.

 

Fun Functional Fitness Instructor

FUN FUNCTIONAL FITNESS

(formerly Breath & Balance)

Wednesday 2:45 - 3:45 pm

Friday 1:45 - 2:45 pm

Our Fun Functional Fitness class practices the integration of sensory and motor systems, including: breathing, vision, and the ability to sense where your body is in space. To stay steady, we need good body strength and reaction time. We practice slow, balanced, low-impact movements.

 

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LAUGHTER YOGA

Beginning October 5

Saturdays 2:00 - 3:00 pm

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.

The instructor for this program is Pam Holbrook.

 

 

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LINE DANCE

Level I. Introduction: Tuesdays 2:15 - 3:00 pm

Level II. Beginner: Tuesdays 3:00 - 4:00 pm

Level III. Improver: Mondays 1:30 - 2:30 pm

Level IV. Intermediate: Mondays 2:30 - 3:30 pm

Level V. 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.

The instructor is Maggie Bice.


SILVER SNEAKERS CIRCUIT

Wednesdays 1:30 - 2:20 pm

Saturdays 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

SILVER SNEAKERS CLASSIC

Tuesdays 9:30 - 10:30 am

Thursdays 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 YOGA

Mondays 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.

 

 

SILVER SNEAKERS BOOM / MOVE IT

Date/Time TBA

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.

Silver Sneakers 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.

 

 

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FITNESS DAY AT THE NEWPORT 60+ ACTIVITY CENTER

Date/Time TBA

The Newport 60+ Activity Center will be offering free fitness evaluations. 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.

 

 

 
 


 

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ARTHRITIS EXERCISE

Wednesdays & Fridays 9:30 - 10:30 am

This self-led fitness class is a fun way to build strength and flexibility for body and mind.

 

bone health

BETTER BONES & BALANCE

Wednesdays & Fridays 12:30 - 1:30 pm

The Better Bones & Balance Program (BBB) classes are designed to gradually improve balance and strength to avoid falls and maintain independence. This class was designed by OSU.

 

yoga

GENTLE HATHA YOGA

Tuesdays 11:45 - 12:45 pm

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.

 

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MOVABLE PEACE

Class One Movable Peace is a class based on the idea that moving creatively, no matter how gently, helps with reducing stress, anxiety and, in some cases, pain. Moving improves memory and cognitive skills in general. The class includes a long warm up and stretching exercise, using movements from Qigong, Tai Chi, Creative Movement, and Brain Gym. Participants may sit or stand. This is a very basic movement class for anyone who is recovering from an illness or injury, or for those who would like to begin to add movement into their life but are not sure how.

Movable Peace 1 - Class will resume in August 2019

Wednesdays 11:15 - 12:15 pm

Class One 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.

Movable Peace 2 - Class will resume in August 2019

Wednesday 4:00 - 5:00 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.

 

SQUARE DANCING

Mondays 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

Mondays 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)

Thursdays through Aug. 29, 2019

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!

 

WALK WITH EASE

July 8 - August 16, 2019

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 3:00 - 4:00 pm

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.

Register Here for the August 26th - October 7th session

Register here for the October 21st - December 2nd session

 

ZUMBA GOLD

Monday 10:45 - 11:45 am

Saturday 12:45 - 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.

 

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CIZE DANCE PARTY

Date/Time TBA

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!

 


MOVEMENT FOR IMPROVEMENT

Date/Time TBA

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