Active Adult Center Classes & Programs

 

Classes are designed to keep your mind and body active; they range from fitness, AARP driver safety, computers, ceramics and more.

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See some examples of our classes below…

Chess Class

We welcome intermediate and advanced chess players. U.S. Candidate Master, Brad Lundstrom, provides chess lessons for all levels. Play for fun or join our tournaments for prizes and Active Adult Center championships. Registration required.

Tuesday, June 7-28

Tuesday, July 5-26

10-11 a.m.

Fee: $20 member, $25 non-member

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Writing Your Life

Write your memories of your childhood, mid years and adult life and maybe even publish your story!

 

Classes will resume in Fall

Woodshop Classes

Do you enjoy woodworking? Come and see what the AAC woodshop has to offer. We have one of the best woodshops in town at the Active Adult Center. Age 50+ can participate in any of our classes. Please note: Safety/Introduction to Woodshop Class must be taken first to participate in other classes.

Required Safety/Introduction to Woodshop Class

This class will focus on the major pieces of equipment available at the AAC by covering the following topics: general safety, individual safety, and hands-on experience with each of the major pieces of equipment. This class is required for anyone who was not woodshop approved prior to our 2020 shut down. Attendees will receive a copy of the new woodshop safety manual. Min-3 people, Max-6 people.

Thursday, June 9
2-4:30 p.m.

or

Monday, July 11
10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Fee: $20 (members only)

Registration Deadline: June 8, July 8

Safety Proficiency Annual Woodshop Class

This class is for members who have been approved by the AAC to use the woodshop prior to the 2020 shutdown. The AAC requires all individuals who use the woodshop to have an annual safety course. This class will review the new Wood Shop safety manual. Min-3 people, Max-6 people.

Thursday, June 9
12:30-1:30 p.m.

or

Monday, July 11
9-10 a.m.

Fee: $15 (members only)

Registration Deadline: June 8, July 8

Scroll Saw Trivet Class

Pick your pattern and your wood during the first class and we will help you through the process of cutting and finishing your own trivet. The class on Thursday, July 14 will be to get you started and the class on July 28 will be to help you sand and finish your trivet. You will need to cut your trivet on your own in-between the two classes. Attendance is required for both classes. Min-2 people, Max-3 people.

Thursday, July 14
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

and

Thursday, July 28
1-3 p.m.

Fee: $20 (members only)

Registration Deadline: July 11

Wood Working – Bird Feeder Class

Come make an easy bird feeder to put in your yard. You will design your own bird feeder using a selection of hardwoods. Min-2 people, Max-4 people.

Monday, June 27
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

or

Tuesday, June 28
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Fee: $30 (members only)

Registration Deadlines: June 24, June 27

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Ceramics

Our expert instructor and volunteer will help you during each class.

Wednesday, June 1-29

Wednesday, July 6-27

1-3 a.m.

Fee: $14

Sign up by June 29, July 27

Young at Art

This two-hour class is a place for new and seasoned artists to flourish in their personal art journey. The class will be devoted to a lesson taught about techniques. Individual time will be given to the students working on their personal art project. Students will work on their own personal projects during class and the instructor will give individual attention to students independently working with the medium of project of their choice. Supplies not included. Min-10, Max-Open.

 

Classes will resume in Fall

Traditional Chinese Qigong

Instructor Sifu Fred Jennes

A set of breathing and stretching exercises based on traditional Chinese techniques. Sifu Fred Jennes, is a licensed practitioner of Oriental medicine. Participants must be able to stand unassisted for 20 minutes.

Tuesdays | 10-11 a.m.

June 7-28
July 12 – August 2

Fee: $20 member, $25 non-member

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T’ai Chi Classes

Instructor Fred Jennes

Join the T’ai Chi classes at the Active Adult Center (AAC). T’ai Chi is an ancient Chinese exercise. Developed by monks, it is practiced with slow and gentle movements. Millions of Chinese citizens do T’ai Chi chi every day to maintain their health and strengthen their bodies. Fred has studied T’ai Chi for more than 40 years and is a qualified teacher of Chinese martial arts, as well as a licensed acupuncturist.

 

Classes will resume in Fall

Banner Educational Programs

Each month Banner and its medical team will be providing educational topics that are important to the 50+ age group. Please plan to attend and bring your friends.

May – No program this month

June 13 | 1 p.m. | Tendonitis of the shoulder

Fee: member free, $4 non-member

Rocks to Gems

Join this “gem” of a class and learn beginning lapidary. Prepare stones for mounting, turn them into jewelry or any other project of your choice. There is a $10 lab fee payable the first day of class, cash only.

 

Classes will resume in Fall

Stories of Some of the People in Colorado

The class will explore stories of different people who have migrated in and out of Colorado, starting with the Anasazis and ending with the Vietnamese boat people; as their stories intertwine with the stories of Colorado History. The class will include some outside reading and watching videos as well as lectures by instructor Mary Borg.

 

Classes will resume in Fall

AIMS Classes at the AAC

The Greeley Active Adult Center has a new partnership with Aims Community College. All classes take place a the AAC. You must register online with AIMS or stop by the AAC and pick up your paper application to attend the classes.  

No Aims Line Dance classes at this time

No Aims Belly Dance classes at this time

No Aims Meditation classes at this time