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Recreation

Adult Opportunities / Senior Center / 50+

Adult Recreation provides opportunities for life enrichment through activity and knowledge and is offered at several locations including the Fort Collins Senior Center, Club Tico, Pottery Studio and Northside Aztlan Center.

Program focus includes:

  • Aquatics
  • Arts
  • Crafts and pottery
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Leisure learning
  • Gardening
  • Fitness and wellness
  • Outdoor activities
  • Social programs and events
  • Travel

Additionally a number of services and community resources are made available on site at the Senior Center.

News/Events

Register for Programs Online

To register for the programs below, visit our online database and search for the class to register. You can also call 970-221-6655 to register over the phone.

Gentle Yoga & Meditation Workshop

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Date: First Thursday of the month, June-August  l  6-7:30 p.m.
Location: City Park, East side of tennis couts
Age: 18+ years

Enjoy a soothing, mindful experience in nature. This gentle Viniyoga sequence with guided meditation can be experienced by all ages. Register here

Active Minds Virtual Learning

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Vikings
Date: Tuesday, June 20  l  1-2 p.m. 
Location: Senior Center
Age: All

Follow the rise and fall of the Age of the Vikings. Learn about the culture and traditions of the Norse Warriors. Experts from Active Minds will engage participants through streaming systems and technology offered in the auditorium. Register here.

Celebrations

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Date: Thursday, June 22  l  1:30-3 p.m.
Location: Senior Center

Celebrate April, May, and June birthdays and anniversaries of Senior Center members with cake and entertainment. Register here
NOTE: Anyone with an April, May, or June birthday must RSVP ahead of time to receive a gift. 

All American Picnic

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Date: Monday, July 3  l  3-6 p.m.
Location: Senior Center

Join in the fun for the All American Picnic BBQ and Apple Pie Baking Contest. What's more American than apple pie? Enjoy the festive sounds of Big Twang Theory. Register here

Wii Bowling

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Date: Friday, July 14  l  1-2:30 p.m.
Cost: Free

Wii Bowling is an interactive video game developed by Nintendo that allows for players to bowl virtually using a Wii remote to mimic the actions performed while bowling. Join others in a fun and relaxed environment in bowling without ever lifting a ball.

Register online here.

Picnic in the Park

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Date: Wednesday, August 16  l  11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Location: City Park
Age: All

At this annual event, picnickers enjoy great food, entertainment, games, walks around the lake, meeting new friends, and a day out in City Park. No registration required, $3 donation suggested. 

Group Fitness

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Back & Body
Location: Senior Center
This class teaches tolls for lifelong comfort and ease. Movements come naturally, stimulate the bodey, and initiate a mind-body link. View multiple class offerings and register here

Body & Mind in Motion
Location: Senior Center
Perform a variety of arm and leg movements while sitting in chairs. Designed for adults with physical limitations. View multiple class schedules and register here

Sport Fit
Location: Senior Center
Gain coordination, agility, balance, flexibility, and strength through games and drills to keep the body fit. View multiple class schedules and register here

TaiChi for Athritis
Location: Senior Center
Relieve pain and improve health through this orthodox internal martial art form from China. View multiple class schedules and register here

Prairie Sage Dances

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Kick up your heals with live music and dancing at a Prairie Sage Dance. Check back regularly for an updated schedule.
Time: 7-10 p.m.
Cost: $5; tickets are sold at the Senior Center in advance or at the door.

Upcoming dances are:



June 5: Jim Ehrlich
June 19: Big Twang Theory (Bee My Honey)
July 3: H&H (America)
July 17: Pepie
August 21: H&H (Aloha) 

Afternoon at the Movies

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Senior Center members are invited to join us for a free showing of classic and modern movies in the Senior Center Twinberry Auditorium. Showings are every Friday at 1 p.m. Visit the Senior Center for a listing of upcoming showings.