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…

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.  

Country Line Dance

Fridays, February 4 -25, 2022
Time: 1:30- 2:30 p.m.

Learn choreographies to new and older country songs that will get you moving and out on the dance floor. Experience how line dancing helps improve physical, mental, and emotional well-being while building community and confidence. No partner or prior dance experience is required.

Fee: $45
Learn more and register: bit.ly/aimslinedancing.

Belly Dancing

Mondays, February 7 -28, 2022
Time: 1:30- 2:30 p.m.

Undulations, isolations, shimmies and snake arms, learn the fundamentals of the art of belly dancing. Dress in what makes you comfortable T-shirt and leggings, sweats, and a tank top, sure. This class is for everybody! The instructor will have hip scarves to borrow. No class schedule on February 21.

Fee: $45
Learn more and register: bit.ly/aimsbellydancing

Mindfulness Meditation

Wednesdays, February 2 – March 23, 2022
Time: 9- 9:45 a.m.

Let’s explore a variety of meditation techniques from body scan to chakras to vipassana. A wonderful way to start your day!

Fee: $89
Learn more and register: bit.ly/aimsmeditation.

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.

Beginning T’ai Chi

Tuesdays, January 17 – March 14, 2022
Time: 10 – 11 a.m.

The goal of this class is to offer a course that will enable you to build good health and mental focus. To participate in this class you must be able to stand unassisted for 20 minutes. Please Note:  If you were not enrolled in this class in the Fall of 2021, you will need permission from the instructor to enroll. Call the Active Adult Center at 970-350-9440.

 

Intermediate/Advanced T’ai Chi

Thursdays, January 17 – March 14, 2022  
Time: 10 – 11 a.m.

This class is a continuation of the Beginning T’ai Chi Class. In addition to the solo T’ai Chi form, students will receive instruction in the T’ai Chi ruler and sword forms, as well as advanced qigong exercises.
Please note: you must have take the Beginning Tai Chi class or have permission from the instructor to register for this class. 

Fee: $40 member, $45 non member

Register Online, by phone (970-350-9440), or sign-up at the AAC.

 

Woodshop Required Safety Class

Do you enjoy woodworking? We have one of the best woodshops in town. This class is a requirement for those who wish to use the woodshop at the Active Adult Center. The 2-hour course will focus on the use of tools and equipment as well as general woodshop safety. After passing the class, you will have an annual pass to use the woodshop anytime the facility is open to work on your personal projects. Age 50+.

 

Chess Class

Tuesday, February 1-22
Time:
10 – 11 a.m.

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.

 

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.

Winter Sessions

Mondays, January 10 – March 7 • Time: 9 a.m. – Noon  instructor: Ralph 
Wednesdays, January 12 – March 16  • Time: 1 – 4 p.m.  instructor: Dave B

Fee: $30 member, $35 non-members
Registration deadline: January 10, Monday class / January 11 Wednesday class 

 

Young at Art

Fridays, February 4-25  Time: 10 a.m. – Noon

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.

Winter Sessions

February 4-25     March 4-25

Fee: $25  member, $30 non-member (monthly)

 

Writing Your Life

Thursdays, January 13 – March 31, 2022
Instructor Mary Borg

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

Write Your Life Part 1
Time:
10:30 a.m. – Noon

Write Your Life Part 2
Time:
1:30 – 3 p.m.

Fee: $75 member, $80 non-member for Part 1 or Part 2 (12 weeks)

Blended 8 week Grief Support Group

​The Active Adult Center is hosting a blended 8 week Grief Support Group in early 2022.  People who have experience varying losses coming together to listen to others and share their own story with people who understand.  If you are interested in participating call the Community Grief Center at 970-506-4114 to reserve a seat.  Please contact Tiffany 970-350-9436 for more information.  This is a closed 8 week group, so space is limited.

Winter Session

Day:  Wednesdays Feb 9 – April 6

Time: 12:15 – 2 pm

Fee: Free

 

Stories From Colorado History

Wednesday, January 19 – March 23, 2022
Time: 10:30 a.m. – Noon
Instructor Mary Borg

Whether you have lived in Colorado all your life or are a newcomer, the stories of Colorado are fascinating. We’ll explore the history of Colorado up through the events of WWII. This course will included suggested readings, opinions and lectures and will culminate in a trip to History Colorado in Denver!

Fee: $65 member, $70 non-member plus entrance fee to museum (10 weeks)