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Senior Programs

New London Senior Center Is OPEN
600 W. Washington St.   New London, WI 54961   (920) 982-8522

New London Senior Center is open to all seniors as a place to socialize, exchange ideas, learn something new, share your talents, and feel safe and welcome. Use our bus service to get to and from events.

Senior & Accessible Transit Service
Bus drivers are available Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m.-3:45 p.m. for seniors 60 and over as well as individuals of all ages with disabilities and their caretakers. Transportation is provided within the New London city limits only.  Call 982-8523  at least 24-hours in advance to reserve a ride. Messages left after hours will be answered the next weekday morning.

Weekly Activities

Mondays
NEW!! Sheepshead/Smear Card Party from now until Nov. 29 at 12:30 pm for $2 each week, which covers dessert, coffee, prizes.
NEW!! 4th Monday of each month: Memory Café social for those with dementia and memory loss 1:30-3:00. Enjoy music, simple crafts, baking, and human interest stories.

Tuesdays
50 Cent Bingo: Every Tuesday at 12:30 pm
Monthly Birthday Party: The last Tuesday of the month along with Bingo.

Wednesdays
NEW!!! Mexican Train (Dominos) 12:30-2:30 p.m. Learn this fast-moving game and enjoy the social time! How long can you make your train?

Thursdays
NEW!!! Baking for Others and Recipe Exchange 2nd & 4th Thursday at 1:30 pm. Sometimes there is just one person baking, but we do it for community outreach.

Fridays
Big Screen Movie and popcorn on 3rd Friday
Foot Clinic on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month by Valley VNA Registered nurses. 
Call (920) 538-2974 for an appointment.

ONGOING at the Senior Center
Plastic Cap Recycling Program - Our way of helping the community we live in! Information available for saving plastic caps at the Senior Center. We also have sorting day once a month, and these caps get turned into beautiful, virtually indestructible benches to be placed at schools, parks, and locations throughout the community.

New London Senior Nutrition Site
As of publishing date, the congregate site at 600 W. Washington St. remains closed. Meals are being home delivered. Call Waupaca Aging and Disability Resource Center at 715-258-6400 for an assessment.
Once open, meals are prepared by Schueller’s Great EcSPECTations for Waupaca County Elderly Nutrition Program and are served at the Senior Center Monday through Friday at 11:30 a.m. Call 920-538-6286 one day ahead (before 11:30 a.m.) for a reservation.

Activity and Nutrition calendars appear on local cable TV Access Channel 990. Special Events announced at the Senior Center, on the city website, Municipal Building marquee, and on NL Park & Rec Facebook page.

 Want to try something new? we’re open to suggestions! Call Lori at 920-982-8522 or email lschneider@newlondonwi.org



FITNESS/ACTIVE ADULT PROGRAMS

CHAIR YOGA

A gentle form of yoga meant to strengthen your body; increase flexibility, reduce stress and improve mental clarity. Chair yoga is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support.  Learn many yoga postures, breathing techniques, meditation, and ways of relaxation without having to get down on the floor. This class is for all abilities. Make friends and have fun. Leave class feeling joyful of mind and body.
Where:  Washington Center Gym
When:  Thursdays
Time:  10:15-11:15 a.m.
Fee:  For 7 week session
Residents Over 60:  $12.25 
Non-Residents Over 60:  $18.25

PI-YO

Pi-Yo is an exercise class that is unlike any other.  This hybrid athletic workout combines practices of Yoga and Pilates as well as the principles of strength training, conditioning, and dynamic movement. It includes modifications, yet offers exercise progressions to challenge all levels of participants.  Above all, it is fun and will make you feel fantastic.
Where:  Washington Center Gym
When:  Mondays and Wednesdays
Time:  9:30- 10:15 a.m.
Fee:  For 7 week session
Residents Over 60:  $24.50 
Non-Residents Over 60:  $36.50 

STRONGWOMEN 

The StrongWomen Program is a strength training program for middle aged women and older.  Research shows that strength training will improve bone density, reduce falls, improve arthritis symptoms, increase flexibility as well as improve your mood and attitude. This class will lift you to stronger overall health!
Where:  Washington Center Gym
When:  Mondays and Wednesdays
Time:  10:30-11:30 a.m.
Fee:  For 16 class session
Residents Over 60:  $24.50 
Non-Residents Over 60:  $36.50

DROP-IN FEES FOR ALL SENIOR CLASSES:
Resident: $2.25
Non-Resident: $3.00

Registration for these programs is available at the New London Parks and Recreation Office, 215 N. Shawano Street or the New London Aquatic and Fitness Center, 815 W. Washington Street or at www.newlondonwi.org.