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.Register Online
See some examples of our classes below…
Create a charming gnome-themed fall decoration by painting small wooden gnomes. Add felt hats, attach them to rustic twigs to resemble tiny forest dwellers. Display in your garden our use them as table centerpieces. Min.2 Max 10
Monday, November 6
1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Fee: Free, but must register by calling 970-350-9440
Motor City Music
From the teeming musical atmosphere of late 1950’s Detroit, emerged a family of artists, musicians and songwriters that ultimately became known as the Motown sound. In Part I of this presentation we will listen to the songs and explore the history of what Berry Gordy called, “The Sound of Young America” as it developed into the mid-1960s. Instructor: Patty Hart (a special guest instructor from Michigan, you don’t want to miss this class)
Friday, November 17
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Fee: Fee: $10 members / $15 non members
Autumn Milk Can Painting
Perfect autumn aesthetic painting. No painting experience is needed. This is a fun Painter-trainment class! Deadline Nov 3; min 2, max 10
Friday, November 3
Fee: $20 members / $25 non-members
U.S. Candidate Master, Brad Lundstrom, provides chess lessons for all levels. Beginner players are encouraged to join; the class will be divided into two separate groups for lessons. Play for fun or join our tournaments. Registration required.
Tuesdays November 7 – 28
Fee: $20 member, $25 non-member, $5 drop-in fee
Hand Building Soap/ Sponge Holder Clay Class
All supplies provided. You will create an adorable soap or sponge holder. We will bisque fire your pottery then you will paint your piece as you choose. Piece will then be glaze fired in the kiln. Deadline Nov 9, min 2, max 10.
Wednesday November 8
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Fee: $15 members / $20 non members
Fall Forest Gnome Painting Class
Description: Fall Forest Gnome is the cutest addition to your fall decor. There’s no place like “gnome”! No painting experience needed. This is a fun painter-tainment class! Deadline Nov 14, min 2, max 10.
Friday, November 17
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Fee: $15 members / $20 nonmembers
Join us for Greeley Retired Academic Study Program (GRASP), an opportunity to learn new things and hear from educational speakers.
Monday, November 13: 16th Amendment & Federal Income Tax
Monday, November 27: Dementia Together, The Special Method For Dementia Care
GRASP Impromptu Discussion and Social
Monday November 6 & 20
Fee: $5 member, $10 non-member
(one fee pays for GRASP Presentations & Impromptu Discussion sessions) Mondays Jan – Dec 31)
Active Adult Center, 1010 6th St., Greeley, 80631
Register in person at the Active Adult Center, 1010 6th St., Greeley 80631
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
Come and see what the AAC woodshop has to offer. This class will focus on the major pieces of equipment available in the AAC woodshop. The following topics will be covered: General safety procedures for using the woodshop, individual safety procedures on the major pieces of equipment, hands on experience with each of the major pieces of equipment. This is required class sfor anyone who is new to the woodshop or did not attend a safety into/review class in calendar year 2022. Min-2, Max-4.
Monday, November 27
9 – 1 p.m.
Fee: $20 (members only)
Woodshop Charcuterie Board / Serving Tray
Make a black walnut charcuterie board/serving tray. This is a simple, edge-glued project that results in a usable and beautiful piece. A two part class, participants MUST attend both sessions. Day 1 will be to select, cut and gluey your project. Day 2 will be to shape, sand and apply finish. Deadline Nov 17; min 2, max 6.
November 20 and 21
November 20 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
November 21 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Fee: $ 45
Introduction to Wood Turning
Learn basics of wood-turning, including operation of both lathes. We will review lathes and various options for holding wood on the lathe and the use of carbide tools. You will be introduced to the two common disciplines of wood-turning, spindles and bowls. This is a long, hands-on class that will require you to work at the lathe for the majority of the class time. Participants required to wear a full-face shield or goggles while working on the lathes; both available in the shop. This is not a project class so do not expect to walk out with a finished work piece. Deadline Nov 9; min 2, max 2.
November 13 and 14
November 13 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
November 14 12:00 – 4 p.m.
Fee: $35 members only
Woodshop – Annual Review
This class for members who were approved to use the woodshop by taking either a safety review or safety introduction class in 2022. The AAC requires all individual who use the woodshop to have an annual safety Review course. Min 2 Max 6
Tuesday, November 31
1 – 4 p.m.
Fee: $15 (Must be a Member)
Woodshop Scroll Bowls
Multi-day class in which participants will be required to do most of the work on their own time. Day 1 attendees provided with 3 practice pieces of wood / patterns allowing them to gain experience in cutting bowl blanks. Day 2, review practice pieces and offer suggestions. Participants provided with hardwood bowl blank that they will cut on their own time. Instructors available during appointed times to help with gluing, sanding, and finishing of the bowls. Class is best suited for those who attended the scroll saw intro class or have experience with a scroll saw. No guarantee that participants will leave with a finished bowl. Deadline Nov 3; min 2, max 6
November 6 and 17
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Calling all ceramic lovers! Our expert volunteer instructor will help you during each class! Bring your own greenware & paints, or for an additional fee, supplies can be purchased in class.
Wednesday November 1 – 29
Fee: $9 member, $14 non-member
Welcome to Chair Yoga with Edie, a gentle and accessible form of yoga that promotes health, well-being, and relaxation for individuals of all ages and physical abilities. This program is designed to provide a fulfilling yoga experience while seated comfortably on a chair, making it suitable for those with limited mobility, injuries, or balance concerns.
Wednesdays, November 1-29
1 -2 p.m.
Fee: $15 Residents; $20 Non- Residents
Arm Chair Travel
Greece! The birthplace of democracy, a country rich in history, culture, and stunning natural beauty. Join us on this simulated trip to the land of sun and sea. A small sampling of Greek cuisine will be provided.
Thursday, December 14
Fee: $10 member, $15 non-member
Computer User Group
Computer User Group of Greeley, Colorado (CUGG) is a non-profit organization that holds monthly meetings on the 2nd Sat of each month and other community activities that are free and open to the public for education about new and better ways to use and maintain PCs and other digital devices. The format consists of three 30-minute presentations, announcements, and Q&A.
Saturday, November 11
1 – 3:30 p.m.
Join us for a hands-on-six-week interactive class. Learn how to prepare healthy meals and shop on a budget. Participants will receive incentives just for attending each session.
Tuesday’s, October 10 – November 14
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Fee: Free, but you must register by calling 970-350-9440
Boomers Be Booming
Baby Boomers are you feeling uninspired, even depressed? Does your life lack purpose, self-fulfillment, respect from others, need something to do? There is a solution that doesn’t involve money, drugs, exercise, religion, meditation…IT IS Writing! Come and see how writing can help with these problems. Please call the AAC to reserve your seat at 970-350-9440. Instructor: David Yoho
Mondays, November 6 – 27
12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Fee: fee but your must register for class by calling 970-350-9440
Writing Your Life
All are welcome. Beginners, those midway through and those who are just about finished writing the story of their life! Welcome anyone who wants to write whatever, it is a class for all writers and does require each participant to write a bit each week. Instructor Mary Borg. Deadline Oct 11; min 8, max open
Thursday, October 12 – December 7
1- 2:30 p.m.
Fee: $56 members / $61 non members