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Senior Services

561 Main Street South
Southbury, CT 06488
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P:(203) 262-0651
F:(203) 267-4776
Monday - Thursday:
8:00am - 4:30pm
Fri: 8:00am - 1:00pm

Senior Center Program Descriptions


You must be a member to participate in programs and activities at the Southbury Senior Center. For more information on how to join, please go to Senior Center page

Click here to view Southbury Senior Center's current calendar of programs and newsletter.


Aerobics

This is a low impact senior aerobics class that works the whole body. We begin with a warm up and continue on with twenty minutes of fun aerobics done to music, next we move on to arms, legs and torso which is done seated with weights. Lastly, we do a cool down. You must bring your own weights. (1-2 lbs.)
Monday, 9:30 am - 10:30 am and 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Wednesday, 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Beginners Jazz

All levels area welcome! This class is for senior adults. If necessary dance movements can be modified to accommodate physical limitations. Jazz steps and combinations will be taught and when ready, dancers will be taught a dance routine to music.
Wednesday, 1:45 pm – 2:45 pm

Bingo

Bring your luck and share a fun afternoon of bingo. Regular and special games played.
Thursday, 12:45 pm – 2:30 pm

Blood Pressure Screenings

Nurses from the Pomperaug Health District provide free blood pressure checks. Walk-ins are welcome, no appointment needed.
2nd and 4th Thursday of the month, 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Café

This “Chef-on-Site” program offered through New Opportunities in Waterbury provides a balanced, nutritious lunch prepared by Watermark chefs and is funded by Western CT Area Agency on Aging, CT Community Foundation and donations. Café is open to all seniors. Some of the produce served is grown locally at area farms. All meals include fresh baked rolls or bread. The suggested donation ranges from $3.50 - $5.00. Seniors may give less than $3.50 or more than $5.00. Reservations are required. Call the center for more information.

Chair Yoga

Bend forward, backward and sideways, while practicing supported, restorative postures on a chair. We balance energetic flowing sequences guided by breath with gentle stretches, guided relaxation and healing imagery.
Tuesday, 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

Coffee with the First Selectman, Jeff Manville

Southbury’s First Selectman Jeff Manville, will be joining us for coffee at the Senior Center to give you the opportunity to get to know him better. Jeff is eager for you to share your thoughts, hear your concerns, and answer questions about Southbury and our local government. We welcome you to join us for this casual and informal round table discussion.
Monthly, day and time varies. Check our newsletter.

Fit and Flex

This is a low intensity tone and flexibility class. Each student uses their own Pilates stretch band with mild to moderate strength and flexibility. We also use a ball (provided) while seated to work our core. This class focuses on every muscle group in the body. Comfortable clothing, sneakers and “playground” ball are needed.
Tuesday, 8:45 am – 9:45 am and 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Hair Cuts

Local hairstylists offer haircuts at the Center on various days of the week. Men’s haircuts are $10 and women’s haircuts are $15. Appointments are necessary.
Please check calendar for schedule.

Hearing Screenings

Hearing Aid Specialists of CT offers free hearing screenings in addition to cleaning of hearing aids. Appointments are necessary.
2nd Tuesday of the month, 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Knit and Crochet Group

This is a fun and informal knit and crochet group. The group works on individual and group projects. Some projects are made specifically to be donated to the community. All skill levels are welcome.
Monday, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Legal Appointments

Peri Swaniger, attorney-at-law, volunteers once a month to answer legal questions that you may have. This visit is intended as a one-time, 15 minute, initial consultation.
1st Monday of the month, 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Library on a Cart

The library cart will be at the Senior Center allowing members to sign out books and apply for a library card.
4th Wednesday of the month, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm.

Line Dancing

Line Dancing takes steps from the Waltz, Merengue, Tango, Cha Cha, Rhumba, and Fox Trot. It is great fun and great exercise. You should wear felt or leather bottomed shoes.
Monday, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Mah-Jongg

Come and play this ancient Chinese tile game. All skill levels are welcome.
Thursday, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Muscle Tone

You must be comfortable with getting onto the floor. The class starts out with a warm up, ten to fifteen minutes of core work and the upper half of the body and moves on to the floor to work the legs, back and stomach and then we do a cool down. You must bring weights (1-2 lbs.) and a mat.
Friday, 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Page Turner’s Book Club

If you love to read, you’ll love the Page Turner’s Book Club!
2nd Wednesday of the month, 1:00 pm

Pilates

This class involves exercises done on a mat in either a sitting or lying down position. This class is designed to build strength, improve flexibility and develop core muscles. Comfortable clothing, socks and yoga mats are required.
Wednesday, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Pinochle

Do you play Pinochle? Join in the fun and enjoy one of the country’s most popular card games! The classic combination of bidding, melding, and trick-taking!
Tuesday, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Rummikub

Novice or expert, come down and enjoy this fun tile-based game.
Tuesday, 1:00 pm

Quilting

The class works on projects throughout the year, including making things for the community. They welcome beginners and advanced students.
Wednesday, 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Sing A Long

Join us for a fun hour of singing along to your favorite songs played on the piano. All members are welcome!
Thursday, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Square Dancing

This class is open to couples and singles, beginners and old pros. Beginners are taught calls such as Do Si Do, Swing, Promenade, Ladies Chain, Stars, Split the Ring, Grand Square and more. Experienced dancers can expect favorite moves such as the T-Cup Chain and Explode the Wave. At least one line dance is taught each week. Clothing should be comfortable and low heeled shoes (non-marking) should be worn.
Friday, 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Strengthen and Tone

This class uses light weights (2-3 lbs) to strengthen and tone your body. It is a total body work out focusing on all the major muscle groups. Please bring your own weights.
Thursday, 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Table Tennis

All levels are welcome to play.
Tuesday, 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Thursday, 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Tai Chi/Qigong

Tai Chi is a low impact ancient Chinese exercise program incorporating fluid motions and deep breathing designed for relaxation, balance and health. Qigong is a Chinese system of physical exercises and breathing control related to Tai Chi. Please wear comfortable clothing.
Monday, 8:15 am – 9:15 am

Tap Dancing

A fun, learning experience! No experience is required. Class will be separated into beginners, intermediate, and advanced students. Each class will begin with a warm up. A chair may be utilized for balance, stability and comfort. Tap shoes and comfortable clothing required.
Monday, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Tea with Tamath

Join Senior Services Director, Tamath Rossi for an afternoon cup of tea. You will have the opportunity to talk with Tamath about a variety of subjects and get to know her better.”
Day and time varies. Please check our newsletter

Veteran’s Coffee Hour

Calling all Veterans! This gathering is open to all Veterans of the Southbury Community, so please join our Veterans’ Liaison from Vitas Healthcare for our monthly Veteran’s Coffee Hour. Coffee and pastries will be served.
Last Wednesday of the month, 10:00 am – 11:00 am.

Yoga

Hatha Yoga works with the body-mind connection, by slowing the mind, breath and body one becomes aware of thought patterns that create tension in the body. Hatha Yoga teaches one the art of deep relaxation by connecting to the breath, holding postures and meditation. A mat is required for this class.
Thursday, 8:45 am – 9:45 am

Zumba Gold

This is a fun, effective Latin dance-based cardio class. You’ll enjoy great Latin rhythms and dances such as merengue, salsa, cha chas, and more along with some rock and roll including the Twist and the Charleston. Zumba Gold with its motivating and fun music is a great total body workout that is great for the body and mind. You’ll leave class feeling invigorated! Wear flexible dance shoes or sneakers and bring a bottle of water.
2nd and 4th Friday of the month, 11:45 am – 12:45 pm