Recreation

Seniors

Recreation

HOW TO REGISTER:

To sign up for any of the programs below, do one of the following:
– Call CNH at 604-435-0323 (Joyce location) or 604-428-9142 (Annex location)
– Come visit the reception desk at our Joyce location or Annex location

24 FORM SIMPLIFIED TAI CHI 
Practice Tai Chi to integrate mind, body and Qi (energy); keep blood and energy circulation smooth in the entire body to prevent disease.
Dates & Times: Mondays, 10:30-11:30 am. Fridays, 9:30-10:30 am
Cost: $3.50 drop-in or Seniors Pass available
Location: Main site (CNH)
 
32/42 FORM TAI CHI SWORD
Tai Chi Sword is a weaponry form of Tai Chi Chuan in which the sword is considered an extension of the body. The integration helps direct body energy through the sword; movements are smooth and graceful. Participants must buy their own sword.
Dates & Times: Wednesdays
32 Form: 11:15 am-12:15 pm
42 Form: 12:30-1:30 pm
Cost: $4.00 drop-in or Seniors Pass available (participants must have their own swords)
Location: Main site (CNH)
 
42/48 FORM TAI CHI
42 Tai Chi is the condensed version of the 48 Form Tai Chi embracing four major styles, namely Chen, Yang, Wu, and Sun as the official competition routine for international tournaments. This form enhances body balance, relaxation, concentration, and nurtures good health.
Dates & Times: 
42 Form: Mondays, 11:45 am-12:45 pm
48 Form: Fridays, 10:30-11:30 am
Cost: $4.00 drop-in or Seniors Pass available
Location: Main site (CNH)
 
BADMINTON DROP-IN
Bring your own racquet. No instruction provided. Come early to claim your spot!
Dates & Times: Saturdays, 2:30-4:00 pm
Cost: $4.00 drop-in or Seniors Pass available
Location: Main site (CNH)
 
CHINESE CLASSICAL DANCE
These dances are a good way for those of all cultural backgrounds to exercise and maintain an energetic lifestyle, while learning new skills. Dances fit all ages.
Dates & Times: Wednesdays, 9:30-11:00 am. Fridays, 12:00-1:30 pm
Cost: $5.25 drop-in or Seniors Pass available
Location: Main site (CNH)
 
GENTLE CHAIR YOGA
Enjoy safe, slow-moving exercises for increased joint range of motion, relaxation, improved stamina and muscular strength. Suitable for people with all forms of arthritis and various ability levels.
Dates & Times: Wednesdays, 1:45-2:45 pm
Cost: $3.50 drop-in or Seniors Pass available
Location: Main site (CNH)
 
KUNDALINI YOGA
Relax, renew, and rejuvenate through breathing exercises, stretching, and meditation.
Dates & Times: Mondays and Thursdays, 9:00-10:00 am. (Second Thursday of the month: 8:45-9:45 am) 
No class on Sept. 2, Oct. 14, Nov. 11
Cost: $3.50 drop-in or Seniors Pass available
Location: Main site (CNH)
 
QIGONG
Also known as Baduanjin Qigong, this program uses calisthenics, stretching, and breathing exercises to increase circulation of vital energy (Qi) to maintain good health and fight disease. This exercise is suitable for those who find Tai Chi complicated and physically demanding.
Dates & Times: Tuesdays, 9:30-10:30 am
Cost: $4.00 drop-in or Seniors Pass available
Location: Main site (CNH)
 
STRENGTH AND STRETCH
Improve your muscle strength and endurance using light resistance equipment. Exercises may be done in seated, standing or floor positions.
Dates & Times: Wednesdays, 11:00 am-12:00 pm. Fridays, 11:30 am-12:30 pm
Cost: $3.50 drop-in or Seniors Pass available
Location: Main site (CNH)
 
WALKING CLUB
Get some exercise and meet new people! Dress for the weather and bring an umbrella if it’s raining.
Dates & Times: Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:30 am
Free!
Location: Main site (CNH), meet in the lobby
 
ZUMBA GOLD
Combines catchy Latin tunes with choreography for an aerobic workout that feels like a dance party. For beginners, seniors or anyone needing modifications.
Dates & Times: 
Tuesdays, 2:15-3:15 pm
Thursdays, 1:15-2:15 pm Annex icon
Fridays, 12:40-1:40 pm Annex icon
Cost: $3.50 drop-in or Seniors Pass available
Location: Main site and CNH Annex Annex icon