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Active Aging

Register now for Spring 2019 programs! 

Whether you are looking for social opportunities, fitness classes, dance programs, photography or sports... there is something for all ages, abilities and interests. Register in person: Timms Community Centre- 20399 Douglas Crescent or Douglas Recreation Centre- 20550 Douglas Crescent Register by Phone: 604-514-2940 or 604-514-2865  or Register Online

 

Registered Fitness Programs

The City of Langley Recreation, Culture & Community Services Department is pleased to offer a wide range of registered programs for the Active Aging population.  All fitness programs are led by BCRPA certified fitness instructors with specialization in 3rd Age and Osteofit.  These programs are not offered as drop-in programs, registration is required!  For a full list of programs visit our online registration.

Get Up & Go

This program was created in collaboration with Fraser Health Falls Prevention Initiative, Fraser Health Specialized Geriatric Clinics and Osteofit BC.  Designed to improve strength, balance, coordination and functional ability through gentle exercises all done in a chair.  Get Up & Go is suitable for those with mobility impairments and or physical limitations as many of the exercises are done sitting in a chair or using a chair for balance.  Pre-registration is required.

Get Up & Go Level 1- beginners

Mondays & Thursdays  12:30 - 1:30pm         Timms Community Centre - MPR 3 

#13582     May 6 - June 27     15/$82.50 +gst     Instructor: Judy 

#13583     July 8 - August 22     13/$71.50 +gst     Instructor: Judy

 

Get Up & Go Level 2 - Intermediate
*must have instructor permission to register.

Mondays & Thursdays   11:10am - 12:10am        Timms  Community Centre - MPR 3     

#13580     May 6 - June 27     15/$82.50 +gst     Instructor: Judy

#13581     July 8 - August 22     13/$71.50 +gst     Instructor: Judy

 

Get Up & Go Level 3 - Introduction to Osteofit  
*must have instructor permission to register.

Mondays & Thursdays    10:00am - 11:00am      Timms  Community Centre - MPR 3    

#13578     May 6 - June 27     15/$82.50 +gst     Instructor: Judy

#13579     July 8 - August 22     13/$71.50 +gst     Instructor: Judy

 

Choose To Move

Are you 65+ years and looking for motivation to become physically active?  Join Choose to Move!  This free program focused on introducing the habit of physical activity into your daily life in ways that make sense for you.  Choose to Move is  free and flexible, and provides you with the motivation and support to become more active.  In this 6 month program you receive both individual and group support.  Individually you will work with a trained activity coach to develop and stick to a physical activity plan made just for you. You and your trainer work on a schedule that works for you!

Over the course of the six months you will also meet 5 times in a group setting with others in the program.  These motivational meetings are for support and sharing of ideas only - the activities you choose to do in this program are personal and tailored to you andyour schedule. You choose the activities that you know you will enjoy and are able to do!  You will also join a group of other Choose to Movers to share successes and challenges.

With the help of your activity coach and support group, you will find the motivation and accountability you need to achieve your goals

 

Fall Sessions TBA

 

 

 

Fit For Life

This program is designed for those who have completed the Osteofit training program or are actively mobile and regular exercisers.  Fit For Life is a low- impact program that includes a cardio warm-up followed by a variety of strength and balance exercises using equipment and body weight.  This program does include mat work so participants must be comfortable getting to and from the floor.

Tuesdays & Thursdays       10:15 - 11:15am     Timms Community Centre - Fitness Room       

#13594     May 7 - June 27       16/$88 +gst     Register online       Instructor: Bonny

#13595     July 9 - August 22    14/$77 +gst     Register online       Instructor: Bonny

 

 

 

 

Dance Fitness

 Zumba Plus Brazilian Moves

Have a blast and burn calories with Zumba Fitness! This high energy class uses low to moderate impact dance moves to tone the entire body and burn calories fast. Zumba Plus Brazilian Moves is a unique fitness class that explores Latin and world rhythms with the flavour of Brazilian dance moves including: Samba, Axe, Capoeira, Timbalada, Frevo, Lambada and more. The best part? No dance experience needed - those with two left feet are welcome!    Drop-ins permitted if space allows $10/visit

Saturdays  9:30am - 10:30am    Timms Community Centre - Fitness Room

#13572     May 4 - June 15     7/$49 +gst     Register online     Instructor: Cecilia    

#13573     July 6 - August 24     8/$56 +gst     Register online     Instructor: Cecilia
 

Wednesdays   6:30pm - 7:30pm        Timms Community Centre - Fitness Room   

#13570     May 8 - June 26     8/$56 +gst     Register online     Instructor: Cecilia

#13571     July 10 - August 21     7/$49 +gst     Register online     Instructor: Cecilia

 

Zumba Adapted- Drop-in only $3/visit

Designed for beginners, the active older adult and those with cognitive and/or physical challenges.  This low impact dance fitness class is friendly and fun.  Participants will learn easy steps to move with the music using their own abilities.

Wednesdays  1:15pm - 2:00pm   Timms Community Centre - Fitness Room   
Instructor:  Cecilia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MINDS IN MOTION

This program is a partnership between the Alzheimer Society of British Columbia and the City of Langley.  Minds in Motion is a fitness and social/activity program for people with early symptoms of Alzheimer's disease or another dementia to enjoy with a friend or family member. At Minds in Motion you will:

-stay active

-meet and socialize with others living with dementia

-get involved in activities such as board or word games, bingo, ping pong or other games

-have access to information about dementia and services as needed

 This 2 hour program will include:

- 45 minute low impact fitness class

- 1 hour social/ activity time with light refreshments

Please note:  It is manditory that a caregiver attends this program with the registrant. 
In-person/ phone registrations only- 604-514-2940

Mondays   9:45-11:45am     Timms Community Centre - MPR 2

#13762     July 8 - August 26     7/$35 +gst (per couple)

 

YOGA

GENTLE YOGA

Gentle Yoga follows the Hatha Yoga principles focusing on a healthy mind-body connection but goes through the various body positions at a slower pace with gentle movements and mindfulness.  This class emphasizes safety and is open to all levels- especially beginners.  Classes will consist of breathing techniques, strengthening standing poses, floor work, stretching and relaxation.  Drop-ins welcome if space permits $10/visit.

 Mondays  4:45pm - 5:45pm    Timms Community Centre - Fitness Room

#13590     April 29 - June 24     8/$56 +gst     Register online     Instructor: Bonny

#13591     July 8 - August 19     6/$48 +gst     Register online     Instructor: Bonny

 

Tuesdays  9:00am- 10:00am    Timms Community Centre - Fitness Room

#13592     May 7 - June 25     8/$56 +gst     Register online     Instructor: Bonny 

#13593     July 9 - August 20     7/$49 +gst     Register online     Instructor: Bonny 

 

Wednesdays     3:30pm - 4:30pm  Timms Community Centre - MPR 3

#14706     May 1 - 29     Register online     Instructor: Bonny

 

RESTORATIVE YOGA

Restorative Yoga is a healing and recuperative experience that uses props to support the body while holding restorative non-standing poses to achieve a deep level of relaxation.  Restorative Yoga allows participants to disconnect from the frantic activity of daily life and helps prepare the mind and body for meditation and deep awareness.  The slower pace and deep breathing in Restorative Yoga helps calm the nervous system and increase body awareness while slowing down and opening the body through passive stretching for extended periods of time.  To keep the body warm, participants are encouraged to wear layers and bring a light blanket if desired for the relaxation portion.  No previous Yoga experience needed- beginners welcome!

Drop-ins welcome if space permits $10/visit.

 

Tuesdays     1:00pm - 2:15pm     Timms Community Centre - MPR 3

#13598     May 7 - June 25     8/$68 +gst     Register on-line     Instructor: Gaylene

#13599     July 9 - July 30     4/$34 +gst     Register on-line     Instructor: Gaylene

 

CHAIR YOGA

This gentle form of yoga is practiced sitting on a chair or standing and using a chair for support.  Chair yoga is a great form of exercise for everyone as it deepens flexibility and strengthens body awareness no matter what your age or ability level.  This is an all-level class appropriate for those who have never taken yoga before as well as experienced practitioners.    Drop-ins welcome if space permits $10/visit.

Mondays    3:30pm - 4:30pm     Timms Community Centre- Fitness Room  

#13588     April 29 - June 24     8/$56 +gst     Register online     Instructor: Bonny

#13589     July 8 - August 19     6/$42 +gst     Register online     Instructor: Bonny

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Activage

Are you 65 years or older?  Wanting to get more physically active?  Activage may be for you!  This fun and social program will get you moving in a relaxed and inviting class environment with like-minded people.  It is free, it is fun and it works!  Classes include discussions and handouts to help improve your over-all health and physical well-being along with a fun exercise session.  This program is intended for Older Adults who are not physically active.

Option 1:  Functional Movement     Mondays  1:45 - 2:45pm     Timms Community Centre

Fun, social group fitness class focusing on exercises to improve everyday movements to improve quality of daily life.  Exercises may be performed in a chair or using a chair for balance.  No previous exercise experience needed.

Fall Session TBA

 

Option 2:  Fitness & Sport    Mondays 3:00 - 4:00pm     Timms Community Centre 

This small group fitness class will focus on exercises which will enable participants to become more involved in other physical activity programs and sports.  Beginners welcome!

Fall Session TBA

 

Social Programs

The City of Langley Recreation, Culture & Community Services Department hosts a variety of social programs for Seniors looking to learn something new, meet new people or just get out of the house!

Social Bridge Club

The Timms Social Bridge Club wants you!  Join this fun-loving group for an afternoon of slightly competitive bridge!  Snacks, how beverages and great conversation is all part of the fun.  This club is for those with knowledge and understanding of how to play Bridge... previous experience is required.  Free with valid Games and Track Annual Pass ($10/year). 
Please phone for information - 604-514-2940

Social Bridge

Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays     1:00pm-4:00pm    Timms Community Centre

 

Duplicate Bridge  New!

Wednesdays     1:00pm - 4:00pm   Timms Community Centre  

Texas Hold'em

Learn To Play

Learning how to play Texa Hold'em may seem more complex than it really is!  Learn the rules, strategies and basic game play in a social, stress-free small grop environment.  Everything is supplied, just show up ready to learn and have fun!
Free with valid Games & Track Pass $10/year

Tuesdays  1:00pm - 4:00pm    Timms Community Centre  MPR 1

 

Tournament Play

For those with a good understanding of the rules, strategies and game play... join us for a social afternoon of slightly competitive but still enjoyable Texas Hold'em.

Participants must have some game-play experience.  
Free with valid Games & Track Pass $10/year

Thursdays  1:00 - 4:00pm    Timms Community Centre   MPR 1

Food & Friends Social Luncheons (50+yrs)

Enjoy great food and great conversation at the Food & Friends Social.  Sponsored by the City of Langley and Langley Meals on Wheels, you will enjoy a delicious, nutritious lunch for only $6!  Guest speakers from the community will be invited to share information on a variety of topics and services in our community. 
Reserve your spot... 604-514-2940 or register on-line.

Flourishing Chinese Seafood Restaurant:  2nd & 4th Monday of each month  
11:30am-1pm   

$6/person (payable at restaurant)

#14144     May 27     11:30am - 1:00pm     Register online

#14145     June 10     11:30am - 1:00pm     Register online

#14146     June 24     11:30am - 1:00pm     Register online

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Langley Seniors Community Action Table

The City of Langley is pleased to be a partner with the Langley Seniors Community Action Table (LSCAT) to strategize and implement initiative for Seniors in our community.  The Langley Seniors Community Action Table is looking for new members to join this action orientated committee.  Committee members will work together to identify and strategize action plans for a variety of issues affecting Seniors in our community.  

Housing, transportation and social/ recreational programs are just a few of the focus topics for this committee.  Interested in learning more?  Join us at the next LSCAT meeting:

Inquires:  llyscat@gmail.com

SENIORS WEEK 2019

JUNE 1 - 7, 2019

Join the City of Langley Staff, Volunteers and Partner Agencies for a variety of free events, workshops and activities in celebration of Seniors Week 2019!   Participation is easy!

1)  If you are 50 + years  register for your free SENIORS WEEK ACTIVITY PASS and event
      brochure at the following locations:

     -Timms Community Centre- 20399  Douglas Crescent

     -Douglas Recreation Centre- 20550 Douglas Crescent

2)  Read through the Seniors Week Brochure and plan your week!  All programs and workshops
     are free provided you have a valid Seniors Week Activity Pass.

3)  Please note some programs do require pre-registration as space is limited!

 

Seniors Week Workshopsplease pre-register as space is limited!

Dementia Friends 
#14676      Friday June 7      10:30am - 11:30am           Register online

 

Wellness Workshop  
#14677    Thursday June 6      10:00am - 11:30am       Register online

 

It's Not Right - Elderly Abuse Workshop & Vaccine Information 

      

#14678   Tuesday  June 4    1:00pm - 3:30pm         Register online

 

ICBC Enhanced Road Assessment Workshop
#14647    Friday  June 7    9:00am - 10:00am          Register online

 

Lawn Bowling Lessons
#14645    Tuesday  June 4    1:30 - 3:00pm        Register online
#14646    Thursday June 6   1:30 - 3:00pm        Register online
 

So much more is happening for Seniors Week, please pick up a Seniors Week in the City Brochure or download the Seniors Week Calendar of events.