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Senior Programs

Hikes
Eligibility:  Ages 18 and over
Additional Info: Join us for some exercise in the beautiful outdoors!  We will stop for lunch after the hike.   Participants are responsible for paying for their lunch.
Minimum: 5 Maximum: 8

Registration

Date

Time

TR/NR

Location

Difficulty

April 1-Aug. 14

Wednesday, Aug. 19

Leave Rec. Center @ 8:00AM

$10/$20

Fairy Stone Park Hike

Moderate

Lunch Bunch
Additional Information: Join us for our monthly lunch outings to various restaurants in the areaParticipants are responsible for paying for their own lunch. Minimum: 5 Maximum: 8

Registration

Eligibility

Date

Time

TR/NR

Location

April 6-July 8

18 & over

Tuesday, July 21

Leave Rec. Center @ 10:45AM

$7/$14

Jimmy V’s

April 6- August 24

18 & over

Monday, Aug. 31

Leave Rec. Center @ 10:30AM

$7/$14

Ray’s Restaurant


Mystery Movies and Munchies
Additional Info: Join us for Mystery  movies and refreshments. This program is FREE, pre-register by the Monday before each movie.
Minimum: 4 Maximum: 12

Registration

Eligibility

Date

Time

TR/NR

Location

April 6-August 10

50 and over

Monday, August  17

11:00AM-1:00PM

FREE

Conference Rm

April 6-September 14

50 and over

Monday, September 21

11:00AM-1:00PM

FREE

Conference Rm

Preparing Your House to Sell
Location: Recreation Center- Classroom 1
Minimum: 2 Maximum: 15
Additional Information: Things to do before putting your house on the market and how to increase your homes selling value.

 Registration

Eligibility

Date

Time

TR/NR

April 1-Aug. 13

Ages 18 and over

Tuesday, Aug. 18

6:00-8:00PM

FREE



Supper Club
Additional Info: Join us as we travel to various restaurants in the area.  Participants are responsible for paying for their own dinner.
Minimum: 5 Maximum: 8

Registration

Eligibility

Date

Time

TR/NR

Location

April 6- July 8

18 & over

Wednesday, July 15

Leave Rec. Center @ 4:30Pm

$5/$7

Zeppolis

Zumba Gold
Location: Recreation Center –Multipurpose Room 2                  
Additional Information: This is a workout program based on Latin dances and steps that are easy to follow. Come enjoy this dance class that provides joy, fun and fitness! Pre-Register.
Minimum: 12   Maximum: 25

Registration

Starting Date

Day of Week

Time

TR/NR

Weeks

June 22- August 10

Monday, August 24

M W F

9:00-10:00AM

$25/$45

6


Senior Golf League

Location: Auburn Hills Golf Club     
Additional Information: Format will be stroke play, handicaps established after the 2nd week.  1st and 2nd place winners for gross score and net total score.  Awards will be presented at the end of league, lunch provided for awards presentation. Pre-register
Minimum: 6   Maximum: 20

Registration

Eligibility

 Date

Time

TR/NR

Weeks

TBA

Ages 50 & over

TBA

TBA

TBA

8


Ice Cream Social and Bingo

Location: Meadowbrook Community Center                                
Additional Information: Come out and celebrate Ice Cream month! We will provide the ice cream and everyone is to bring your favorite topping to share. Enjoy a fun game of bingo and win some fun summer prizes. Pre-Register.
Minimum: 4    Maximum: 8

Registration

 Eligibility

Date

Time

FEE

April 6- July 13

50 and over

Thursday, July 16

1:00PM-3:00PM

FREE, pre-register

Human Trafficking Presentation
Location: Senior Activities Room                    
Additional Information: This introduction to human trafficking will be eye-opening as we discuss an ever-growing
concern in our nation and world.   Refreshments provided. Pre-Register.
Speaker: Nathan Delp, CPD Crime Prevention Specialist
Minimum: 4    Maximum: 25

Registration

 Eligibility

Date

Time

TR/NR

April 6-July 14

21 and over

Wednesday, July 22

10:00AM

FREE

Navigating Medicare
Location: Senior Activities Room                     
Additional Information: Nearing 65? Have Medicare eligible parents? Just want to know more about how to use the Medicare.gov website? VICAP counselors from the NRV Agency on Aging will be onsite to show you how to go from Medicare A through B, C, and D with Medigap on the side.  Pre-Register.
Minimum: 4    Maximum: 25

Registration

Eligibility

Date

Time

TR/NR

April 6-July 14

21 and over

Wednesday, July 22

1:00-3:00PM

FREE

Living Life on Purpose
Eligibility: Women Ages 50 and over
Location: Recreation Center – Classroom 2
Minimum: 4          Maximum: 20
Additional Information:  Join Janelle Anderson, a Life Coach at “Emerging Life Coaching” for this informative class.  This a  free workshop for women 50 and older who want to find meaning in everything they do, experience dynamic growth and venture into new ways of being.  Participants will gain valuable tools and strategies that will enable them to thrive during this transitional season of life. 

Participants will:


-          Receive inspiration to step out and reach for those dreams that seemed to be long gone.

-          Gain insight into the strengths, talents and gifts that reside inside of them.

-          Have access to the Strengths Finder assessment to reveal the top 5 talent themes.

-          Create a personal Life Purpose Statement

-          Learn practical tips and tools to help them set goal, plan action steps and move forward

-          Receive a useful list of resources for further exploration and discovery.

Reg. Begins

Reg. Ends

 Date

Day of Week

Time

TR/NR

April 1

July 20

July 23

Thursday

6:00-8:00PM

Free -must pre-register

Grocery Store Tour
Additional Information: Join us for this informational program on what to look for when reading labels, how to shop the perimeter of the grocery store and some money saving tips. Pre-Register
Minimum: 4    Maximum: 8

Registration

 Eligibility

Date

Time

TR/NR

April 6- August 4

21 and over

Monday, August 10

10:00AM

FREE, pre-register

Gang Awareness for Seniors
Location: Senior Activities Room                    
Additional Information: Please join us as we cover information on gang history, identifying possible gang members and activity, and current gang trends.  This will be both informative and practical to our region. 
Refreshments provided. Pre-Register.
Speaker: Nathan Delp, CPD Crime Prevention Specialist
Minimum: 4    Maximum: 25

Registration

 Eligibility

Date

Time

TR/NR

April 6-May 19

50 and over

Tuesday, August 12

10:00AM

FREE

New River Valley Agency on Aging 40th Celebration
Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center                 
Additional Information: You are cordially invited to join the New River Valley Agency on Aging as we celebrate the accomplishments of the past 40 years and look forward to the opportunities ahead. Refreshments and door prizes will be offered throughout the day.  There will also be an exhibitor showcase from the AOA.   Pre-Register.
Minimum: 10    Maximum: 50

Registration

 Eligibility

Date

Time

FEE

April 6- August 5

50 and over

Thursday, August 13

9:00AM-2:00PM

FREE

30 Day Jumpstart to a Healthy Mindset
Location: Recreation Center – Classroom 2
Minimum: 4          Maximum: 20
Additional Information:  Join Janelle Anderson, a Life Coach at “Emerging Life Coaching” for this informative class.  This free workshop for women over 50 who desire to get off the “dieting roller coaster”.  This workshop will lead participants to discover what has influenced their perceptions and beliefs about health, wellness and body image and will learn how to develop a healthy mindset.  They will learn tips on how to create a plan that fits the way they live, with a focus on being strong and healthy.

                Participants will:

-          Learn practical tools to help raise awareness of thoughts, beliefs and behaviors.

-          Discover how to set achievable and reasonable goals.

-          Receive tips and ideas about how to design a personal plan to develop a healthy, strong lifestyle.

-          Have an opportunity to sign up for one free wellness coaching session.

-          Receive a useful resource list for future exploration and discovery.

Reg. Begins

Reg. Ends

 Date

Day of Week

Time

TR/NR

April 1

Aug. 10

Aug. 13

Thursday

6:00-8:00PM

Free -must pre-register

TRIAD Summer Picnic
Additional Information: Come and join us for a picnic lunch at Mid-County Park sponsored by the Christiansburg/Montgomery County TRIAD Council. Deborah Bell with the Attorney General’s Office will discuss bullying. Bullying can happen anywhere and to anyone. The issue of bullying affects everyone, this is an opportunity to discuss the impact bullying has on others and how to stand up safely. The discussion will be followed by a picnic lunch provided by Highland Ridge.  Transportation provided, will depart recreation center at 10:30am, please indicate if you will be riding the van when registering. Pre-Register
Minimum: 4    Maximum: 16

Registration

 Eligibility

Date

Time

FEE

April 6- August 11

50 and over

Tuesday, August 18

11:00am

FREE, pre-register

National Peach Month
Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center                 
Additional Information: Enjoy peach inspired refreshments while playing bingo. Pre-Register.
Minimum: 4    Maximum: 8

Registration

 Eligibility

Date

Time

FEE

April 6-August 28

50 and over

Tuesday, August 25

10:00AM-12:00NOON

$1.00 in quarters for bingo prizes

Lunch Time Bingo
Location: Blacksburg Community Center                     
Additional Information: Let’s play some bingo!  Lunch to follow.  Bring a $1 in quarters for Bingo prizes Transportation provided, seating is limited.  Pre-Register.
Minimum: 4    Maximum: 8

Registration

 Eligibility

Date

Time

FEE

April 6-August 24

50 and over

Monday, August 31

11:00AM-1:00PM

$2.00 for lunch

Book Swap
Location: Recreation Center – Classroom 1
Additional Information: Drop off a maximum of 10 books between the hours of 8-5:00PM at least 2 days before the scheduled Book Swap. At 5:15PM on the day the swap is held, you will be allowed to select different books to take home to enjoy.

 Registration

Date

Time

TR/NR

April 1-Aug. 27

Tuesday, September 1

5:15PM

$1 non-refundable

Vegetarian Awareness
Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center                 
Additional Information: Learn the benefits of being vegetarian and  sample vegetarian recipes.  Pre-Register.
Minimum: 4    Maximum: 8

Registration

 Eligibility

Date

Time

FEE

April 6- September 2

50 and over

Wednesday,  September 9

10:00AM

FREE, pre-register