Senior Activities

At Redding Recreation, we value our Seniors! We want to help you live healthy, challenging, and satisfying lives by offering classes, events, and activities that you will enjoy. Please call our office at 225-4095 for sign up information.

Cardio Core and More

Teen-Adult
This class is an introduction to body conditioning. Move in an arthritis friendly, fun, and supportive environment with a certified fitness professional (CFP) to improve stamina, strength, balance, coordination while strengthening the core for enhanced posture, muscle balance and stability. There are elements for fall risk management and a healthy back. Instructor: Chris Netto.

Dates:

T • 3/4-4/8 • 10:30 -11:30 am
T • 4/15-5/20 • 10:30 -11:30 am
Th • 3/6-4/10 • 10:30 -11:30 am
Th • 4/17-5/22 • 10:30 -11:30 am

Materials Needed: Students should bring light weight dumbbells and a mat for floor stretching
Prerequisite: Participants must be able to get down and up from the floor independently.
Location: Caldwell Rec Center
Fee: $60 for 6 classes

Basic Ballroom Dancing with Plus Steps

Adults
What's ballroom dancing? Come and learn the basic ballroom dancing steps: foxtrot, waltz, and swing. These three steps are the most commonly danced at dances. After learning these steps, you will be equipped to dance all night long instead of just watching and wishing. If you're not a total beginner, come to practice what you know and pick up some new steps that I share with more experienced dancers. Instructor is Laurie Hallum.

Dates: W • 2/12-3/26 • 6:00- 8:00 pm
Location: Senior Citizen's Hall
Fee: $70 for couples, $40 for singles

Classical Stretch

Adults & Teens
Stretch your way to fitness! As seen on PBS Essentrics, formerly known as Classical Stretch is a total body workout that combines scientific stretching, tai-chi, yoga, ballet in a series of graceful, flowing movements which produce longer, leaner muscles. This class will help improve posture and relieve back pain by stretching and strengthening muscles.

Dates:
T • 3/11-4/15 • 6:00-7:00 pm
T • 4/22-5/27 • 6:00-7:00 pm

Materials Needed: Students should wear loose, comfortable clothing needed and will need to bring an exercise mat to each class.
Location: Enterprise Community Room
Fee: $48

Walk with Ease

Adults
Walk With Ease is a multi-component program that includes walking, health education, stretching, strengthening exercises, and motivational strategies. Participants meet 3 times a week for 6 weeks for 18 classes total. Group is lead by a trained leader(s). Walk With Ease is an evidence-based program resulting in benefits such as increased physical activity, increased walking distance and speed, decreased pain, decreased depression, as well as meeting like-minded people. Get free incentive gifts when you participate. Rain or shine. Instructors: David Favre and/or Audrey DeLong.

Dates:
M/T/Th • 2/17-3/27 • 10:00-11:30 am
M/T/Th • 2/24-4/3 • 5:30-7:00 pm
M/T/Th • 4/7-5/15 • 10:00-11:30 am

Materials Needed: Sturdy and comfortable hiking shoes or boots, flashlight, headlamp, water, layers, raingear and/or umbrella if necessary.

Location: Caldwell Recreation Center
Fee: $30 per session

Walking for Fitness and Adventure: Intermediate

Ages 12 and up
A moderate and intermediate walking class that adds distance and time each week, all on a paved surface. Pre-requisite: must be able to walk at a moderate pace for 30 minutes straight without being out of breath. Class includes a warm up, stretch, cool down, and stretch. Rain or shine.Instructor: Audrey DeLong.

Dates:
W • 2/26-4/2 • 5:45-7:15 pm
W • 4/9-5/14 • 5:45-7:15 pm

Materials Needed: Sturdy and comfortable walking shoes, headlamp or flashlight, water, layers, raingear/umbrella if necessary.

Location: Click Here
Fee: $20

Walking for Fitness and Adventure: Advanced

Ages 12 and up
A walking class on varying terrain including hills, trails, rocks, and dirt. This class is for someone able to walk at a good pace for at least an hour straight. We will stop and take breaks, enjoy the views, and explore along the way, but at more of a steady clip than the intermediate level class. Class includes a warm up, stretch, and cool down. Rain or shine. Instructor: Audrey DeLong.

Dates: Sat • 2/15-3/22 • 11:15 am-12:45 pm
Fee: $20 for four classes.

Locations: Click Here

Floral "Fun"damentals Workshop

Adults
Learn to make beautiful flowers with these one day workshops.
Instructor: Darlene Montgomery.

Workshop 1: Succulents in Fresh Floral Design

Dates: W • 4/30 • 6:00-8:00 pm

Workshop 2: Mother's Day English Garden Basket

Dates: W • 5/7 • 6:00-8:00 pm

Workshop 3: Plant a Terrarium

Dates: W • 5/21* • 6:00-8:00 pm

Materials Needed: Pruning shears
Location: Caldwell Rec Center Side Room
Fee: $35 plus $35 material fee due to the instructor the first day of class.
*$40 material fee for the Plant a Terrarium class.

Floral "Fun"damentals Classes

Adults
Come learn how to make your own flower arrangements the way the pros do! Certificates are awarded for completing all three sessions. Instructor: Darlene Montgomery.

Session 1: Fundamentals of Floral Design-Spring!

Learn the basics of creating beautiful designs, care and handling of fresh flowers, and create a different design every week with a focus on spring.
Dates:
W • 2/19-3/12 • 6:00-8:00 pm

Session 2: Fundamentals of Floral Design-Spring!

Dates: W • 3/26-4/16 • 6:00-8:00 pm

Materials Needed: Pruning shears
Location: Caldwell Rec Center Side Room
Fee: $62 plus $75 material fee due to the instructor the first day of class.

Pickleball

Adults
Join the craze and have some fun! Pickleball is a racquet sport which combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis. The sport is played on a court with the same dimensions as a doubles badminton court (which is smaller than a tennis court). The game is played with a hard paddle and a polymer wiffleball. It is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players. usapa.org/offficialrules. Beginners welcome anytime.

Days:
Monday-Saturday

Times:
Cool Weather Season 9:00-11:00 am and 2:30-4:30 pm
Hot Weather Season 8:00-10:00 am

Location: Enterprise Park Outdoor Roller Rink
Fee: Free

 

 

 

 


 

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