S4 Episode 01: Fitness, Fun, Friends and Learning for Adults 50

Monday, June 25, 2018

Program Manager Lorraine Ouellette invites adults 50 and up to enjoy free or low-cost activities, classes and resources that can lead to better health, fitness, social connections and lifelong learning.

Quotes from the podcast episode:

"Seniors are hungry for knowledge. Our free, informational seminars are very well-attended, for example, the seminar on inflammation had 76 people attend. Not only do these programs satisfy a need for learning new information, but they also help fight the problem of isolation. Sometimes, just getting out of the house and coming to the Park District to attend a program is a step in the right direction.

If anyone wants to stop by, I'd be more than happy to take them on a tour and explain all of the offerings we have for our seniors."

For more information on the free, drop-in programs, classes and trips available for seniors through the Naperville Park District, check the Senior Program Guide.

Individuals age 60 and over also are eligible for a 20% discount on Naperville Park District programs listed in the regular Program Guide. Registrants must request the discount either in person or on a paper registration form. For questions call 630-848-5000 or send an email to info@napervilleparks.org.

Fort Hill Activity Center offers free use of the indoor track for Naperville residents Monday through Friday from 5:00-7:00 a.m. and from 1:00-4:00 p.m. and on Saturday and Sunday from 2:00-6:00 p.m.

Other activities that many seniors enjoy at Fort Hill Activity Center include working out in the fitness center, pickleball and basketball open gyms and Tai Chi, Yoga, Zumba Gold and other group exercise classes. Fort Hill Activity Center partners with Healthways Silver Sneakers Fitness Program, which can provide no-cost fitness memberships for those 65 or older who qualify.