Active Adults Program

Active Adults PROGRAMS & CLASSES

If you are looking for a way to stay active and build new friendships then we have a program for you! Register for a class in arts and recreation, join a hiking group, take a bus trip and go on a new adventure, or meet up with us at one of our weekly group sessions Tuesday through Thursday.

Explore our offerings below and contact us with any questions!

  1. Ian Roberts

    Senior Recreation Leader
    Phone: 916-270-7008

  1. Nick Davison

    Recreation Supervisor
    Phone: 916-240-2306

Active Adults Program

pLAY GAMES & CREATE NEW FRIENDSHIPS!

Enjoy coffee, tea, and some light snacks as we get together and build new connections. Bring a game to play and a story to tell! We are looking forward to meeting you as we continue to grow this outstanding program.

No registration needed - Drop by and join us just as you are when you can.

TUESDAYS - THURSDAYS | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

location: Village Hall

Program Contact:

Ian Roberts | iroberts@forpd.org | (916) 966-1036

Hiking Groups

GET OUTSIDE & ENJOY NATURE!

Group meets at the trailhead at 9AM. Be sure to dress in weather-appropriate attire. Bring a water bottle and comfortable walking shoes. Reach out to us now to be on our contact list!

Register Now! Hikes are free to all active adults in the community.

Upcoming Hikes:

Saturday, February 29 | Western States Pioneer Express | Moderate, 4 miles

Wednesday, March 25 | Monroe Ridge Trail | Moderate, 3 miles

Saturday, April 25 | Effie Yeaw Nature Loop | Easy, 2 miles

PROGRAM CONTACT:

Nick Davison | ndavison@forpd.org | (916) 966-1036

Education Classes

STAY INFORMED WITH INNOVATIVE CLASSES!

*For current classes and registration, please see our Roost Activity Guide.

CLASS LOCATIONS: VILLAGE HALL, ARTS & CRAFTS BUILDING

bRAIN gAIN

Experience fun interactive brain exercises that give you a creative workout beyond just crosswords and Sudoku. Join education physiologist, Dr. Alice Jacobs, as we learn about the hemispheres of the brain, the predominant functdions, and engage in hemisphere dominant exercises.

medicare 101

Overwhelmed by all the choices for Medicare plans? Learn what is and is not covered by Medicare Part A, B, and D and about the role of supplemental insurance plans A-N, known as "Medi-Gap," and proposed changes for 2020 and beyond.

static in the attic: understanding about memory and how to preserve it!

Join Dr. Alice Jacobs, a leader in brain wellness lifestyle promotion, in this innovative and important workshop about current scientific information on memory and techniques for improving it.

how will you spend your retirement savings?

Creating monthly income that last throughout your retirement can be trickty. Retirment income plans are crucial to protect your assets and have sufficient income for 30+ years. If you are still working and saving, or are planning to retire in the near future, this workshop is for you!

Smart Phone Basics & Photography

These hands-on courses teach the basics of Android and iPhone devices and how to use them to improve your everyday life.

Fitness and Wellness Classes

GET UP & STAY ACTIVE!

*For current classes and registration, please see our Roost Activity Guide.

CLASS LOCATIONS: COMMUNITY CLUBHOUSE

HATHA YOGA

TUESDAY | FRIDAY

In addition to relaxing and stretching, Yoga postures release tension, gently but firmly strengthen and tone the deeper supportive muscle structure and improve organ and glandular function. You ca nexpect to experience greater ease of movement, an increase sense of well-being and deeper, more restful sleep. Participants work to their own ability.

ZUMBA®  GOLD

MONDAY | WEDNESDAY | FRIDAY

Zumba®  Gold is for active older adults who are looking for a modified Zumba®  class that recreates the original moves you love at an easier intensity level. Classes focus on all elements of fitness: cardiovascular, muscular conditioning, flexibility, and balance!

SENIOR STRETCH

MONDAY - THURSDAY 

We begin with simple stretches that focus on balance. After stretching we use free weights for bone strengthening and the prevention of muscle mass loss. We then move on to non-partner choreographed dances. This is the fun, active part that keeps the brain and body constantly working!

TAI CHI - BASIC #3, QI QONG + 8 WAYS

WEDNESDAYS

The movements, massages, and postures of Qigong and Tai Chi help improve the circulation and balance of the body’s "chi," our vitality or "life force energy". Studies have shown improved balance, coordination, and the reduction of pain. Classes are intended both for beginners and experienced practitioners.

Arts and Enrichment Classes

EXPLORE YOUR INTERESTS & LEARN NEW SKILLS

*For current classes and registration, please see our Roost Activity Guide.

LINE DANCING

LOCATION: COMMUNITY CLUBHOUSE

*Classes currently available through April.

Dancing is a great way to exercise the mind and body, as well as meet new friends! Afternoon and evening classes are graduated into 5 levels starting at "Absolute Beginner" (level 1) and moving up to "Experienced Improver" (level 5). Join any time! 

ROUND DANCE

LOCATION: COMMUNITY CLUBHOUSE

*Classes currently available through April.

Smile at your partner, listen to the music, move your feet as directed - You’re dancing! Round dancing is ballroom dancing to cues - steps are choreographed in advance so partners know what’s coming, making it easier to lead and follow. Classes are in beginning to intermediate waltz and intermediate multiple rhythms.

PAINT AND SIP CLASS

LOCATION: ARTS & CRAFTS BUILDING

*Classes currently available in March and April.

Let’s get creative! For two hours we give you detailed step-by-step instruction so you can create your own work of art. No prior painting experience required.

Bus Trips

JOIN US ON A NORTHERN CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE!

Our most recent trip was last year to the Charles Dickens Fair in San Francisco.

Please check back here for details on future bus trips!

PROGRAM CONTACT:

Ian Roberts | iroberts@forpd.org | (916) 966-1036