Senior Citizen

June 2017 Senior Citizen Information 
Senior Citizen Programs:
Mondays ~ Tai Chi 11AM – 12PM
Wednesdays ~ Zumba Gold 10AM – 11AM
Tuesdays & Thursdays ~ Senior Exercise 10AM – 11AM
 
        
 2017 Bloomfield Recreation Senior Citizen Programs
Senior Phone Number – 973-743-3332
June
Mondays – Tai Chi for Seniors – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM (Pre-Registration is required)
Tuesdays & Thursdays ~ Senior Exercise 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Pre-Registration is required)
Wednesdays – Zumba Gold 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Pre-Registration is required)

 
Seniorcise – Channel 35, for Verizon Fios tune into Channel 30 -  Monday – Friday 10:30 AM and 3:30 PM. A new class each day.

Tai Chi for Seniors ~ Tai Chi is a Chinese form of martial arts that involves slow, controlled and low-impact movements that can be easy for seniors--even those with limited movement. Tai Chi can help seniors feel steadier on their feet as well as improving their hand eye coordination. The National Association of Orthopedic Nurses endorses Tai Chi for seniors seeking to strengthen muscles, increase flexibility and get gentle aerobic exercise. Some of the movements you may do is the Rocking Motion, Bird Flaps its Wings, Around the Platter, Bass Drum, Daughter on the Mountaintop, Daughter in the Valley, Push Pull, Pulling Taffy, Joyous Breath and Passing Clouds. Classes are Mondays, Pre-Registration is required. Fee: $20.00 for Non-Members of the Bloomfield Senior Citizen Association and $18.00 for Members of the Bloomfield Senior Citizen Association and registration will begin on Wednesday, June 7th for summer classes.  Classes are held on Monday from 11:00AM to 12:00PM at the Bloomfield Civic Center, 84 Broad St., Bloomfield, NJ 07003.

 Zumba Gold ~ Why Zumba Gold? Just as much fun, just not as fast. All the fun of Zumba, but at a lower paced and a low impact. For active older adults and those that may have limited mobility for any reason such as a weight issue or injury recovery or simply someone that has not been exercising. Zumba Gold utilizes Latin styles of music and dance, it’s innovative, fun and exciting. No Dance experience or partner is needed. So if you are looking for all the fun and atmosphere of Zumba but at a lower paced and low impact, then Zumba Gold is for you! Pre-Registration is required. Classes are held on Wednesdays from 10:00AM to 11:00AM at the Bloomfield Civic Center. 84 Broad St., Bloomfield, NJ 07003. There will be NO Zumba Class for the Summer.

Senior Exercise Registration ~ Come out and join your fellow seniors in an exercise class on Tuesday and Thursdays mornings. The class is geared towards seniors and you work out at your own pace.  You will work with weights, large elastic bands and small nerf-like balls. These classes are held every Tuesday and Thursday for 10 weeks (excluding holidays) you will need to bring small hand held weights, a small nerf-like ball and elastic exercise bands. We suggest that you bring them in a small bag that you can use to carry back and forth to class.  Pre-Registration is required.  Fee: $20.00 for Non-Members of the Bloomfield Senior Citizen Association and $18.00 for Members of the Bloomfield Senior Citizen Association and registration will begin on Wednesday, June 7th for summer classes.  Classes will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00AM to 11:00AM at the Bloomfield Civic Center. 84 Broad St., Bloomfield, NJ 07003. 
 
Thursday, June 8th Father’s Day Luncheon starting at 12:00pm – 2:30pm. The Lunch will be held at the Bloomfield Recreation Department, Bloomfield. The Cost is $5.00 a person for non-members of the Bloomfield Senior Citizen Association and FREE to members of the Bloomfield Senior Citizen Association.  You must pre-register by calling 973-743-9074 and ask for Bonnie Triola. We will provide transportation to and from the following Senior Buildings: Kinder Towers pickup is at 11:30am, Felicity Towers is at 11:40am, Troy Towers is at 11:45am and Heritage Village is at 11:50am.
 
Tuesday, June 13th ~ Pickleball Demonstration. There will be a demonstration of a new outdoor sport that is gaining popularity. That sport is called Pickleball. The game is a form of ping pong and tennis and it is very popular with active adults of all ages. The Demonstration will be held at Hank Barlow Park (Pulaski Park) on the Tennis Courts at 7:00pm and the demonstration will be done by certified Ambassadors of the USA Pickleball Association. We look forward to seeing all of you there.
 
Wednesday, June 14 ~ Felicity Towers /Troy Towers/ Heritage Village Trip to Walmart - Felicity Pick Up – 9:45am, Troy Pick Up – 9:50am, Heritage Village Pick up 9:55am. Return trip 12:00pm.
 
Friday, June 16th
- Senior Organization Club Meeting - The Senior Club is a non-profit 55+ group that meets on the third Friday of each month at 12:00pm (except for January, February, July and August) in the Civic Center, Senior Lunch Room, 84 Broad Street, Bloomfield. Gatherings sometimes include, music, guest speakers, discussions, lunches, refreshments. There is a yearly fee to join. Dues are $20.00 a year.
 
Wednesday, June 28th – Kinder Towers Trip to Walmart - Pick Up – 9:45am. Return trip will be 12:00pm.