Registration for Winter 2018 programs starts Thursday November 30! Whether you are looking for social opportunities, fitness classes, dance programs, photography or sports... there is something for all ages, abilities and interests. Register in person: Timms Community Centre- 20399 Douglas Crescent or Douglas Recreation Centre- 20550 Douglas Crescent Register by Phone: 604-514-2940 or 604-514-2865 or Register Online
Looking for more activities in Langley, view the Langley Advance 55+ Senior Directory 2017!
The City of Langley Recreation, Culture & Community Services Department is pleased to offer a wide range of registered programs for the Active Aging population. All fitness programs are led by BCRPA certified fitness instructors with specialization in 3rd Age and Osteofit. These programs are not offered as drop-in programs, registration is required! For a full list of programs visit our online registration.
This program was created in collaboration with Fraser Health Falls Prevention Initiative, Fraser Health Specialized Geriatric Clinics and Osteofit BC. Designed to improve strength, balance, coordination and functional ability through gentle exercises all done in a chair. Get Up & Go is suitable for those with mobility impairments and or physical limitations. Pre-registration is required.
Get Up & Go Level 1- beginners
Mondays & Thursdays 11:20am-12:20pm Timms Community Centre - MPR 3
#10848 January 8 - March 1
#10849 March 5 - April 26
Get Up & Go Level 2 - Intermediate
*must have instructor permission to register.
Mondays & Thursdays 10:10am - 11:10am Timms Community Centre - MPR 3
#10850 January - March 1
#10851 March 5 - April 26
Get Up & Go Level 3 - Introduction to Osteofit
*must have instructor permission to register.
Mondays & Thursdays 12:30pm - 1:30pm Timms Community Centre - MPR 3
#10854 January 8 - March 1
#10855 March 5 - April 26
Explore the art of Watercolour painting with artist Carol Wolfe-Olsen. Learn the basic techniques, instruments and applications for working with watercolors. Participants must bring their own supplies- a list will be provided at the time of registration. This program is for all levels of experience as the small class size will allow for individual attention. Beginners welcome!
#10870 Thursdays January 25 - March 15 1:30 - 3:30pm REGISTER ON-LINE
This program is designed for those who have completed the Osteofit training program or are actively mobile and regular exercisers. Fit For Life is a low- impact program that includes a cardio warm-up followed by a variety of strength and balance exercises using equipment and body weight. This program does include mat work so participants must be comfortable getting to and from the floor.
Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:15am - 11:15am Instructor: Bonny
#10861 January 9 - March 1 REGISTER ON-LINE
#10862 March 6 - April 26 REGISTER ON-LINE
Feel The Rhythm
Feel the joy of moving to the music while improving your health by learning a variety of Latin Dances. Participants will learn step-by-step choreography for 5 different songs in 4 short weeks! This energetic dance fitness class is fun and low-impact- suitable for all fitness levels and no dance experience required. Drop-ins permitted if space allows $10/visit.
Thursdays 1:15pm - 2:15pm Instructor: Cecilia
#10869 March 1 - April 26 REGISTER ON-LINE
Zumba Plus Brazilian Moves
Have a blast and burn calories with Zumba Fitness! This high energy class uses low to moderate impact dance moves to tone the entire body and burn calories fast. Zumba Plus Brazilian Moves is a unique fitness class that explores Latin and world rhythms with the flavour of Brazilian dance moves including: Samba, Axe, Capoeira, Timbalada, Frevo, Lambada and more. The best part? No dance experience needed - those with two left feet are welcome! Drop-ins permitted if space allows $10/visit
Thursdays 6:00pm - 7:00pm Instructor: Cecilia
#10867 March 1 - April 26 REGISTER ON-LINE
Saturdays 10:00am - 11:00am Instructor: Cecilia
#10872 January 13 - February 24 REGISTER ON-LINE
#10873 March 3 - April 28 REGISTER ON-LINE
Zumba Adapted- Drop-in only $3/visit
Designed for beginners, the active older adult and those with cognitive and/or physical challenges. This low impact dance fitness class is friendly and fun. Participants will learn easy steps to move with the music using their own abilities.
Wednesdays 1:15pm - 2:00pm Timms Community Centre - Fitness Room Instructor: Cecilia
This program is a partnership between the Alzheimer Society of British Columbia and the City of Langley. Minds in Motion is a fitness and social/activity program for people with early symptoms of Alzheimer's disease or another dementia to enjoy with a friend or family member. At Minds in Motion you will:
-meet and socialize with others living with dementia
-get involved in activities such as board or word games, bingo, ping pong or other games
-have access to information about dementia and services as needed
This 2 hour program will include:
- 45 minute low impact fitness class
- 1 hour social/ activity time with light refreshments
Mondays 9:45-11:45am Timms Community Centre - MPR 2
#10838 January 8 - February 26
#10839 March 5 - April 30
Please phone to register: 604-514-2940
Gentle Yoga follows the Hatha Yoga principles focusing on a healthy mind-body connection but goes through the various body positions at a slower pace with gentle movements and mindfulness. This class emphasizes safety and is open to all levels- especially beginners. Classes will consist of breathing techniques, strengthening standing poses, floor work, stretching and relaxation. Drop-ins welcome if space permits $10/visit.
Mondays 4:45pm-5:45pm Instructor: Bonny
#10840 January 8 - February 26 REGISTER ON-LINE
#10841 March 5 - April 30 REGISTER ON-LINE
Tuesdays 9:00am- 10:00am Instructor: Bonny
#10842 January 9 - February 27 REGISTER ON-LINE
#10843 March 6 - April 24 REGISTER ON-LINE
Restorative Yoga is a healing and recuperative experience that uses props to support the body while holding restorative non-standing poses to achieve a deep level of relaxation. Restorative Yoga allows participants to disconnect from the frantic activity of daily life and helps prepare the mind and body for meditation and deep awareness. The slower pace and deep breathing in Restorative Yoga helps calm the nervous system and increase body awareness while slowing down and opening the body through passive stretching for extended periods of time. To keep the body warm, participants are encouraged to wear layers and bring a light blanket if desired for the relaxation portion. No previous Yoga experience needed- beginners welcome!
Tuesdays 12:30pm - 1:45pm Timms Community Centre - MPR 3 Instructor: Gaylene
#10863 January 9 - February 27 REGISTER ON-LINE
#10864 March 6 - April 24 REGISTER ON-LINE
This gentle form of yoga is parcticed sitting on a chair or standing and using a chair for support. Chair yoga is a great form of exercise for everyone as it deepens flexibiity and strengthens body awareness no matter what your age or ability level. This is an all-level class appropriate for those who have never taken yoga before as well as experienced practioners.
Mondays 3:30pm - 4:30pm Instructor: Bonny
#11266 January 8 - February 26 REGISTER ON-LINE
#10845 March 5 - April 30 REGISTER ON-LINE
Thursdays 11:45am - 12:45pm Instructor: Bonny
#11055 January 11 - March 1 REGISTER ON-LINE
#11056 March 8 - April 26 REGISTER ON-LINE
The City of Langley Recreation, Culture & Community Services Department hosts a variety of social programs for Seniors looking to learn something new, meet new people or just get out of the house!
The Timms Social Bridge Club wants you! Join this fun-loving group for an afternoon of slightly competitive bridge! Snacks, how beverages and great conversation is all part of the fun. This club is for those with knowledge and understanding of how to play Bridge... previous experience is required. Free with valid Games and Track Annual Pass ($10/year). Please phone for information - 604-514-2940
Social Bridge Meeting Dates & Times:
Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays 1:00pm-4:00pm Timms Community Centre
Join this recreational walking group for a social walk around our City. This group walks rain or shine so dress for the weather! No pre-registration necessary- just show up with your walking gear and a positive attitude. Pets are welcome but some of the trails may not be suitable for strollers and scooters. Phone: 604-514-2940
Meeting Dates & Times
Meet at Langley City Hall Lobby (20399 Douglas Crescent)
September - May: 9:00am-10:00am June-August: 8:30am-9:30am
Enjoy great food and great conversation at the Food & Friends Social. Sponsored by the City of Langley and Langley Meals on Wheels, you will enjoy a delicious, nutritious lunch for only $6! Guest speakers from the community will be invited to share information on a variety of topics and services in our community. Reserve your spot... 604-514-2940 or register on-line.
Flourishing Chinese Seafood Restaurant: 2nd & 4th Wednesday of each month 11:30am-1pm
#10441 December 13 REGISTER ON-LINE
#10931 January 10 REGISTER ON-LINE
#10932 January 24 REGISTER ON-LINE
#10933 February 14 REGISTER ON-LINE
#10934 February 28 REGISTER ON-LINE
#10935 March 14 REGISTER ON-LINE
#10936 March 28 REGISTER ON-LINE
#10937 April 11 REGISTER ON-LINE
#10938 April 25 REGISTER ON-LINE
The City of Langley is pleased to be a partner with a variety of agencies and organizations who offer quality programs and activities for Seniors in our community. These services are free and/or low-cost for Seniors who require assistance, information or just want to get involved in something that matters.
Celebrate Seniors Week June 1-7! There are many free and low-cost activities and events all week long throughout Langley. Sign up for your free Active Legacy Pass now- your V.I.P access to all the programs and events.
Active Legacy Passes are available at: Timms Community Centre - 20399 Douglas Crescent starting May 1 2017!
Check out the Seniors Week Calendar of events /SENIORS WEEK BROCHURE 2017
The Langley Seniors Community Action Table (LSCAT) is a group of community members, service organizations and agencies who have come together to facilitate seniors' mobilization, leadership and involvement in our community.
The LSCAT also seeks to support citizens and service organizations to collaboratively recognize and respond to local issues and opportunities, share information and resources, build partnerships and create a common place from which to act as a collective voice for seniors in Greater Langley. We are actively seeking new members.... if you are senior looking for a way to become involved in your community and take some action in resolving some of the issues Seniors in our community are facing, please check us out!