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Sports/Exercise, Senior Services

Visit our GO Sports and Exercise pages for detailed information on all Sports and Exercise classes. You may also visit or call the Senior Center at 303-651-8411.

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Photo of senior golfersSenior Golf Association
The Senior Golf Association continues weekly May through early October. All levels of golfers are encouraged to join the fun. This is a non competitive environment no scores are turned in or tracked. It is a great way to get out and play with other senior golfers, enjoy the sport and meet some new players. We play nine holes at Sunset Golf Course on Friday mornings. If you would like more information, contact Theresa, 303-651-8578.

 

Senior Softball
Games: April through August

The Longmont Senior Center participates in the Colorado Senior Softball Association. Teams are formed and practices begin in March. Games are played throughout the Denver metro area on Mondays (70's team) and Wednesdays (A- E Division). For more details, please visit the Softball Page.

Open Play Table Tennis
Wednesdays and Fridays

9:15-11:00 a.m.

Cost: 50¢ per session
Join other table tennis enthusiasts for some friendly competition. Equipment provided.

Pickleball
Indoors:

Monday - Thursday, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Longmont Recreation Center, 310 Quail Road

Fees payable at the front desk of the Recreation Center. Check out this fun, unique game. It is best described as a combination of ping-pong, tennis, and badminton and has been enjoyed for over 20 years by people of all ages. This mini-tennis game is played by 2 or 4 players on a badminton-sized court using wood paddle racquets and a plastic, poly baseball with holes. Come give it a try and see if it's for you! Your SilverSneakers pass will work for payment for Pickleball too.

Outdoors:

Mondays, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m., during the summer as long as the weather permits

Location: Collyer Park, located at 6th & Collyer

Cost: Free at the park

Tennis
Each Tuesday and Thursday

8:00-10:00 a.m., weather permitting

Beginning, advanced and "rusty" tennis players are invited to join the senior open play program. Players meet at Pratt Park (located at Baylor and Ithaca) for games. This is a drop in program; there are no fees or registration necessary. Come out and have some fun as well as exercise in a great social environment.

Fall Volleyball League
Please join us if you are interested in playing in the Colorado Senior Volleyball League, for those ages 50+. The fall league will begin play in early September and continues through mid-December. Matches are played throughout the Denver metro area including Littleton and as far north as Greeley. Practices are held on Mondays afternoons and the matches are Wednesday afternoons. Historically, we have had several teams participate in this league, at various skill levels. If you are new to the game or an experienced player, we MAY have a spot for you. For more information, please contact Theresa Schulte, 303-651-8578, or attend the organizational meeting.

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Aerobic Fitness Class
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays

8:00-9:00 a.m.

Cost: $36.00 for 18 classes, $20.00 for 10 classes
Registration is ongoing. This fun, uplifting class provides aerobic exercises to improve your health, make you feel good and start your day with positive energy. The Y.M.C.A. provides instructors from their Silver Sneakers program. If you have never tried this class, we offer the first one free, so you can try the activity. If you are looking for a place to start an exercise program, we recommend BEGINNING STRENGTH TRAINING.

BEGINNING Strength Training
Tuesdays and Thursdays

8:00-9:00 a.m.

Learn the basics behind strength training starting by working on different muscle groups, learning proper techniques and body alignment. You will work with various types of equipment such as balls, bands, steps and hand weights and things you can do at home, too. It is never too late to get in shape! This class is being taught by Judy Anderson, certified fitness instructor with 16 years experience and a special interest in working with seniors. This class will be offered in the St. Vrain Memorial Building, 700 Longs Peak Ave. Call 303-651-8411 to register.

 

ADVANCED Strength Training 55+
Tuesdays and Thursdays

9:15 - 10:15 a.m.

Please note: in order to enroll in this class you must have taken the beginning strength training class previously. Increases bone mass, muscle strength and reduce the risk of osteoporosis with a training program that will teach you to improve your strength, balance, posture and reduce your risk from injury by building and toning muscles. Judy Anderson, certified Fitness Specialist & personal trainer for 16 years, will be teaching this course. This class will be offered in the St. Vrain Memorial Building, 700 Longs Peak Ave. Call 303-651-8411 to register.

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Yoga
Mondays

2:00-3:00 p.m.
This class is a gentle introduction to yoga for active seniors. Yoga is a great way to improve total well-being. Techniques to improve breathing, flexibility, strength, balance and relaxation will be offered. Please bring 2 blankets or beach towels and a yoga mat (if you already have one). New students, please come to the first class 10 minutes early. Instructor: Gwyn Cody.

Open Play Volleyball (October through March)
Fridays
1:00-3:30 p.m.
St. Vrain Memorial Building, 700 Longs Peak Ave.
All levels of players are welcome! You don't have to be a great player or in great shape to play. Enjoy the camaraderie of other volleyball enthusiasts and get some exercise, too. This is an ongoing activity; drop in fee of $2.00 is collected each session (afternoon). You may also purchase an activity card (with 10 or 18 uses on them).

 

REGISTRATION INFORMATION...


Registration for classes is currently being taken on a first-come, first-served basis. 
We have made registration for your classes easy! You have the option of paying by credit card. We encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity to register for your trips from home.

MAIL-IN - Mail your request (listing the activity name and date of the activity, along with your name, address and telephone number) and a check (payable to the City of Longmont) to: Longmont Senior Services, Attn: Saryna, 910 Longs Peak Ave., Longmont, CO 80501.

CALL-IN - Call 303-651-8411, give us your information and credit card number.

WALK-IN - You can come down in person to the Senior Center.

 

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