Don’t feel like going outside today? We’ve got lots of great indoor activities to choose from as well.
Call (970) 668-2940 for schedule
A fast-paced 4 hour class with updated information and activities complies with insurance discounts in most states. Participants have giving Clint Condict good reviews and enjoy the sessions. Hosted by Summit County Community Center in Frisco. Call (970) 668-2940 or enroll in the activity book at the Senior Center.
Summit Seniors offers a number of bridge groups for all levels during a range of days and times. Browse the list below to find the right game for you or view all bridge groups on the calendar.
Second Wednesdays, 9:45 a.m.
Second Wednesday of each month, 9:45 a.m., at the home of Sharon Smith. Hosted by Sharon Smith and Lynn Kobelt. Sign up in Hobby Room bulletin board or contact Lynn Kobelt at email@example.com.
Select Wednesdays, 12:45 p.m.
Games up to 99 points.
Every Thursday, 12:45 p.m.
Held in the hobby room
ACBL Duplicate Bridge
Every Monday & Friday, 12:45 p.m.
First Tuesday of the month, 1:00 p.m.
Those who have a friend or family member for whom they are caring, or who are experiencing any form of memory loss, are encouraged to come get support and resources to assist them.
Select Saturdays, 9 a.m.
Seminars on various tech topics take place in a classroom setting and are typically attended by anywhere from six to thirty people depending on the topics presented. Seminar topics are generally relatively basic, covering subjects such as getting organized on your computer; getting the most out of your operating system (lately Windows 10); downloading, organizing and editing your photographs; using the features of your smartphone or tablet; using Facebook and other social media; the basics of word processing and spreadsheets, etc.
Every Friday, 2-4 p.m.
Bring your spinning, crocheting, knitting projects for a couple of hours of social time. If you are interested in crocheting, knitting and felting beginner lessons let us know. Laura Amble, a professional knitter, will be there to help. Contact Loralee at (719) 510-1963.
Tuesdays & Fridays, 12:00 – 4:30 p.m.
The object of the game is to form combinations of suits, numerals, winds, dragons and flowers as illustrated on the National Mah Jongg League’s Official card. Sandy Ladin coordinates the Mah Jongg group. Contact Sandy at (856) 275-7187 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Every Thursday, 1:15 p.m.
This dynamic evidence-based class will help you improve your balance and decrease your risks for falls. We work on dynamic balance facilitation, CORE strengthening, gait skills and coordination. This class is taught by physical therapists Pat Aden and Gini Patterson who are certified N’Balance instructors. Optional class donations accepted. Please contact Gini at (303) 810-6879 or Pat at (970) 668-1812.
Tuesdays, 9 a.m.
Evidence has shown Dr. Paul Lam’s Tai Chi for Arthritis program helps prevent falls and improves health and the quality of life for older adults. Tai chi movements appear gentle and graceful, but they contain much power and internal strength. This is an excellent opportunity to come and learn more about this exercise. Facilitator Kim Greene will review the basic principles of tai chi and provide a demonstration of its fundamental forms.
We are a volunteer team dedicated to helping Senior Center members with your technology issues and problems. We provide tech help sessions at the Senior Center on the first three Mondays of every month from 4:00 to 5:30 PM.
We also provide occasional monthly seminars on Saturday mornings. Sign up for any of these sessions is through the Front Desk of the Senior Center. When signing up for a Monday afternoon help session, please provide us with details on your needs and let the Front Desk know how to contact you. Bring your devices with you so we can help you work with your own equipment. Space is limited to six attendees (or partner pairs). So, please be sure to sign up by 9:00 a.m. on the Friday before the session.
While the Senior Center remains closed due to COVID-19, the Senior Center Tech Help team will provide remote help to Senior Center members. If you need tech assistance, please submit our Remote Help Form.
Scams are recently on the rise. According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), anyone who demands payments by gift card is always a scammer. Gift cards should never be used as payments to someone asking for money. Here is an FTC web link with more information on gift card scams.
Another fraud scheme that’s on the rise is the “imposter” scam. For more information on various imposter scams, please once again visit this web link on the FTC website.
Zoom is a free video conferencing app that allows you to set up a virtual get-together where you can visit with your friends & family. On April 18, 2020, the Senior Center’s volunteer Tech Help Team conducted a webinar on how to use Zoom. If you were unable to attend or would like to watch portions again, here are links to the accompanying slide deck and a useful article. The webinar follows below.
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 10:00 a.m.
Yoga classes vary depending on the instructor, but all focus on breathing, balance, strength and flexibility. All levels are welcome. Most people leave a $5 tip for the instructor as they are not paid, however tipping is voluntary and not a requirement. Non members are also welcome but are charged $10 per class. Mats are available. Staying fit or getting fit really helps one enjoy the other activities available to you here in Summit County.