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1520 Rock Prairie Road, College Station TX 77845 -- map
Program Information
Ages: 55+
Program: Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat., 1-4 p.m.
Closed: Dec. 22-Jan. 2 & 21, April 19-21 & May 25-27

Membership Fees
1-Day Entry: Resident $2, Non-Resident $4
Annual Membership: Resident $25, Non-Resident $30

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Daily activities and events for seniors located at the Southwood Community Center and Lincoln Recreation Center.


WEEKLY ACTIVITIES 
Below programs are free to those with a facility membership.

OPEN COMPUTER LAB
Utilize the computer lab whenever a computer class is not in session.

Ages 55+ • Membership • Mon.-Fri. • Weekly • 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

BEGINNING LINE DANCE WORKSHOP
Workshop is designed to teach beginners the steps and terminology of line dancing.

Ages 55+ • Membership • Mon. • Weekly • 10:30-11:30 a.m.

SIT & FIT
A gentle exercise that features fat-burning aerobics and weight lifting while using a chair for support.

Ages 55+ • Membership • Mon., Tue., Thu. & Fri. • Weekly • 12-1 p.m.

FOREVERSIZE
This class is specifically designed to encourage individuals to adopt healthy lifestyle practices. We provide exercise and nutrition information during class.

Ages 55+ • Membership • Mon., Wed. & Fri. • Weekly • 1:30-3 p.m.

SENIOR ADVISORY COMMITTEE
The committee’s purpose is to address the needs of older adults living in College Station and offers program and activity suggestions to the College Station Parks and Recreation Department. Members must be 55+ and current residents of College Station. Visitors are welcome to attend meetings.

Ages 55+ • Free • Last Mon. • Monthly • 9:30-10:30 a.m.

CLASSIC COUNTRY AND BLUEGRASS JAM SESSION
All musicians, regardless of experience level, are welcome to join. Country and bluegrass music fans are also encouraged to attend.

Ages 55+ • Membership • Tue. • Weekly • 1:30-3:30 p.m.

GAME NIGHT
Enjoy an evening of dominoes, cornhole, cards, board games and table tennis.

Ages 55+ • Membership • Tue. • Weekly • 7-9 p.m.

WALKING GROUP
Join us to get your heart rate up by walking with an instructor in a fun environment. Move at your own pace.

Ages 55+ • Membership • Tue. • Weekly • 9:30-10:30 a.m.

HAND & FOOT CANASTA
All levels are invited learn how to play this fun card game.

Ages 55+ • Membership • 1st-3rd • Tue. • Monthly • 1-4 p.m.

LINE DANCING
Looking for a fun way to exercise? Try line dancing to the hottest tunes and enjoy a low-impact, aerobic workout.

Ages 55+ • Membership • Tue. & Fri. • Weekly • 10:30-11:30 a.m.

LEARN TO PLAY 42
Become a pro at this classic domino game during these weekly educational sessions.

Ages 55+ • Membership • Wed. • Weekly • 8-11:30 a.m.

COMPUTER CLUB FOR SENIORS
Interested in learning more about the world of computers and technology? Join us the first Wednesday of each month. Registration is not required.

Ages 55+ • Membership • 1st Wed. • Monthly • 9:30-11 a.m.

42 DOMINOES
42 is often referred to as the "National Game of Texas." Beginner and experienced players are welcome.

Ages 55+ • Membership • Thu. • Weekly • 8:30-11:30 a.m.

MAH JONGG
Mah Jongg is a game of skill, strategy and calculation. This beginner’s class will teach the basics of the game.

Ages 55+ • Membership • Thu. • Weekly • 8:30-11:30 a.m.

BEGINNING TAP DANCE
Learn basic steps and terminology with Instructor Sue Engbrock. Tap shoes are recommended but not required.

Ages 55+ • Membership • Thu. • Weekly • 1:30-2:30 p.m.

COLORED PENCIL DRAWING CLASS & MORE
Learn how to draw with colored pencils from Ann Walton an award-winning and certified Texas Art Teacher.

Ages 55+ • Membership • Thu. • Weekly • 2-4 p.m.

SATURDAY SENIOR SOCIAL
Enjoy an afternoon of coffee with friends, play games, dominoes or cards.

Ages 55+ • Membership • Sat. • Weekly • 1-4 p.m.

MOVIE & POPCORN
Enjoy newly released films and popcorn with friends.

Ages 55+ • Membership • 3rd Thu. • Monthly • 1-3 p.m.

BRIDGE
Beginners and experienced players are invited to play! No partner needed.

Ages 55+ • Membership • Fri. • Weekly • 9-11:30 a.m.

BINGO & BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION
Join us as we celebrate birthdays each month with cake and bingo. Prizes awarded.

Ages 55+ • Membership • Last Fri. • Monthly • 1:30-2:30 p.m.


SPECIAL PROGRAMS

EXPLORING HISTORY LUNCHEONS • REGISTRATION REQUIRED
College Station’s Historic Preservation Committee and Parks and Recreation Department present monthly lectures over our community’s history. Reservations are required and are due the Friday before the luncheon. Call 979.764.6351 or email kpeterson@cstx.gov to reserve your spot.

Ages 55+ • $7 • Wed. • 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Feb. 20 • “Muster Speeches” by Jerry Cooper
March 20 • “Aviation History in Brazos Valley” by Johnny Keown
April 17 • 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. • “History of Inuit Print Making” by Peter Witt

LUNCH & LEARN • REGISTRATION REQUIRED
A light lunch will be served. On Jan. 23, we will learn about funeral planning, costs, benefits for veterans and how to cope with loss. The March 27 luncheon will cover the most common stroke warning signs, what you can do to decrease your risk of stroke, and how to find support for stroke survivors, caregivers, and family members. An expert will be available for questions during each luncheon. Space is limited. Reserve your spot by calling 979.764.6351 or email kpeterson@cstx.gov.

Ages 55+ • Free • Wed. • March 27 • 12-1 p.m. • Stroke Signs, Risks, and Support Information

CHRONIC PAIN SELF-MANAGEMENT • REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Join us for the Active for Life Chronic Pain Self-Management class series. These workshops complement clinical care and are recommended by the Centers for Disease Control. Topics include fatigue management, pacing and planning activity, getting a good night’s sleep, better breathing and much more. Space is limited. Register by calling 979.764.6351 or email kpeterson@cstx.gov. Light refreshments will be served.

Ages 55+ • Free • Wed. • Jan. 30-March 6 • 1-3:30 p.m.
Ages 55+ • Free • Wed. • March 20-May 1 • 1-3:30 p.m.

SENIOR WORLD PASSPORT PROGRAM
Explore different countries and cultures. Each session will feature a country with typical foods to sample and learn interesting facts.

Ages 55+ • Free Thu. • March 28, April 4-18 & May 2 • 2-3 p.m.

MONEY SMART CLASS FOR OLDER ADULTS
Elder financial exploitation crosses all social, educational and economic boundaries. Learn how to protect yourself from posers, frauds, scams and identity theft exploits.

Ages 55+ • Free • Mon. • April 1 • 10:30-11:30 a.m.


SPECIAL EVENTS

POTLUCK & PIZZA SOCIAL
Bring your favorite dish to share. There will also be pizza and music.

Ages 55+ • Free • Tue. • Feb. 26, March 26 & April 30 • 12-4 p.m.

SPRING DANCES
Enjoy an evening of dancing with a live DJ. Dances are held monthly with door prizes and light refreshments served. No registration needed.

Ages 55+ • Free • Thu. • March 28 & April 25 • 7-9 p.m.


CONTACT INFORMATION: 979.764.6351
For more information, call 979.764.6351 or visit the Southwood Community Center, 1520 Rock Prairie Rd.

Katy Peterson
Senior Services Coordinator
979.764.6371, kpeterson@cstx.gov


 

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Last updated: 2/19/2019 12:23:09 PM