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M-NCPPC, DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION, PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY

September 23-27, 2019 Enjoy FREE activities for ages 60 & better!


In celebration of

International

Active Aging Week, Seniors 60 and better are invited to come out and redefine active! Try a new activity, meet new people and stay active by participating in FREE Active Aging Week activities throughout Prince George’s County.

Registration begins on Sunday, September 1, 2019. Advance registration is required for most activities. Limited spaces are available for each activity. Please see event description for details. To register for an activity, visit pgparks.com and click on PARKS DIRECT or register in person at any M-NCPPC facility during operating hours. Get up-to-date information on M-NCPPC closings and program cancellations due to weather, facility maintenance, and other emergencies by text or email. Sign up today by visiting pgparks.com and clicking on the PGPARKS ALERTS icon.


Monday, September 23 Hand Dance/Line Dance Demo 8-10 AM PARKS DIRECT #26501-526B

Total Golf Conditioning 8:45-9:30 AM PARKS DIRECT #26501-594A

Certified Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Trainer, Tony Bryan will offer golf specific Come check out the latest hand dance and line dance moves. All levels of dance welcome! functional exercises, core strength, and training methods specific to the patterns Glenarden Community Center of the golf swing and the required movement 8615 McLain Avenue, Glenarden 20706 301-772-3151 skills necessary to execute a swing for the aging body. Club 300 Walking Club at Paint Branch Golf Complex

Watkins Regional Park

8:30-10:30 AM Join the Club 300 walking club at one of our favorite walking spots – Watkins Regional Park. Meet at the parking lot by the administration building/tennis bubble. For more information, visit the Club 300 web page at pgparks.com/945/Club-300. Watkins Regional Park 301 Watkins Park Drive, Upper Marlboro 20774 301-446-3403

4690 University Boulevard E., College Park 20740 301-935-0330

Senior Monday at Bladensburg Waterfront 9 AM-3 PM

No pre-registration required Are you a Prince George’s/Montgomery County resident who is 60 years old and better? Come enjoy a single free rental of your choice. From canoes to kayaks, bikes to trikes, paddles boats to fishing rods, enjoy an outdoor adventure! Free rentals while supplies last. No groups or reservations. Please bring your ID to show proof of residency and age. Bladensburg Waterfront Park 4601 Annapolis Road, Bladensburg 20710 301-779-0371


Monday, September 23 Senior Box Fit 10-11 AM PARKS DIRECT #26501-509A

Have fun using a dynamic blend of circuit training, weight training, and pad work to improve your stamina, strength, and cardiovascular endurance. Bowie Community Center 3209 Stonybrook Drive, Bowie 20715 301-464-1737

Music2Your Feet with Denise 10-11:30 AM PARKS DIRECT #26501-541B

Get up and move those feet! Taught by Denise Bryant, learn the art of line dancing that provides exercise that will energize the body. Lake Arbor Community Center 10100 Lake Arbor Way, Mitchellville 20721 301-333-6561

Senior STEAM Week: Sugar Scrub Workshop

Chair Aerobics with Wanda

10 AM-12 NOON PARKS DIRECT #26501-505A

11:15 AM-12:15 PM PARKS DIRECT #26501-541C

Today's class focuses on science. Join us as we learn how to make a sugar scrub using ingredients that will leave your hands feeling soft and smooth. Participants will be able to take home their finished product. Refreshments provided; please register by September 11. Beltsville Community Center

Designed specifically for older adults, this 60-minute low-impact cardio class promotes heart health! Lake Arbor Community Center

3900 Sellman Road, Beltsville 20705 301-937-6613

11:30 AM-1 PM PARKS DIRECT #26501-541G

Fun-Filled Senior Fitness 10:30-11:30 AM PARKS DIRECT #26501-522A

Join us in this fun-filled class, which features a range of motion exercises to motivate and challenge the mind, body, and soul. This is a class designed especially for individuals that use mobility devices, but all are welcome. Evelyn Cole Senior Activity Center 5720 Addison Road, Seat Pleasant 20743 301-386-5525

10100 Lake Arbor Way, Mitchellville 20721 301-333-6561

Hand Dancing with Lloyd Come learn the art of hand dancing. It’s characterized by gliding footwork and continuous hand connection/communication between partners. This dance style engages all parts of the body to not only create harmony, but to create a graceful workout. Lake Arbor Community Center 10100 Lake Arbor Way, Mitchellville 20721 301-333-6561


Monday, September 23 Basket Weaving 1-2 PM PARKS DIRECT #26501-546C

Feel like being crafty? We have the activity for you! Create nice and useful basket-weaved projects to take home to show off to your friends and family. Even the beginner can participate! Laurel-Beltsville Senior Activity Center 7120 Contee Road, Laurel 20707 301-206-3350

Open Swim and Water Walking 2-4 PM

No pre-registration required Come for a swim or to participate in water walking for a low impact cardio workout! Swimming is one of the best exercises that is easy on the joints and body! Allentown Splash, Tennis and Fitness Park 7210 Allentown Road, Fort Washington 20744 301-449-5566


Tuesday, September 24 Functional Fitness 9:30-10:30 AM PARKS DIRECT #26501-582A

Let us help you on a journey towards moving better and getting stronger! Functional Fitness is exercise that mimics your everyday actions while engaging multiple muscle groups. It focuses on those key multidirectional moves, to get you strong and steady for everyday life! Temple Hills Community Center 5300 Temple Hill Road, Temple Hills 20748 301-894-6616

Laughter Yoga 10-11 AM PARKS DIRECT #26501-539A

Laughter Yoga promotes the use of breathing activities in between laughter exercises as a way to relax the body and mind. It boosts the immune system as well as exercises the diaphragm and abdominal muscles. Join us for a morning of fun and relaxation. John E. Howard Senior Activity Center 4400 Shell Street, Capitol Heights 20743 301-735-2400

Senior STEAM Week: Floppy Disk Planter Workshop 10 AM-12 NOON PARKS DIRECT #26501-505B

Today's class focuses on technology. Join us as we learn how to create a planter out of recycled floppy disks. Participants can choose to take home their finished product or to give it away as a gift. Refreshments provided; please register by September 11. Beltsville Community Center 3900 Sellman Road, Beltsville 20705 301-937-6613

Oldies but Goodies: Zumba with a Twist 10 AM-12 NOON PARKS DIRECT #26501-544A

Exercise to your favorite oldies but goodies music with a Zumba twist. Prizes awarded. This is one you don’t want to miss! Langley Park Senior Activity Center 1500 Merrimac Drive, Hyattsville 20783 301-408-4343


Tuesday, September 24 Senior Chair Aerobics

Tennis: The Game of Life

10-11 AM PARKS DIRECT #26501-526A

12 NOON-2 PM COSCA: PARKS DIRECT #26501-519A WATKINS: PARKS DIRECT #26501-589A

This low-impact aerobics class for seniors utilizes chairs for various fitness exercises. Glenarden Community Center 8615 McLain Avenue, Glenarden 20706 301-772-3151

Senior Card Sharks with Barbara 11 AM-2 PM PARKS DIRECT #26501-541D

If you enjoy meeting new people, playing games and having a great time, this activity is for you! Join the Bid Whist and Pinochle Sharks. Lake Arbor Community Center 10100 Lake Arbor Way, Mitchellville 20721 301-333-6561

Enjoy some time on the courts with us! Come out for a FREE lesson offered by one of our resident pros. Have a fun and leisurely game of doubles, or experience the quicker and more dynamic game that singles has to offer. Cosca Tennis Bubble 11000 Thrift Road, Clinton 20735 301-868-6462

Watkins Tennis Bubble 301 Watkins Park Drive, Upper Marlboro 20774 301-218-6870

The Senior Price Is Right “Come on Down” 12:30-1:30 PM PARKS DIRECT #26501-530A

This is a fun game played by seniors! If the number on your ticket is called, you can “COME ON DOWN” and play. If you are one of the chosen participants that selects the correct item from a list, you get to choose a numbered box and guess the price of the item. Guess within $3 and the item is yours! Gwendolyn Britt Senior Activity Center 4009 Wallace Road, North Brentwood 20722 301-699-1238


Tuesday, September 24 Sound Meditation 2-3 PM PARKS DIRECT #26501-548A

Experience a serene environment where you can explore a deep state of relaxation to bring about balance and peace. Focused breathing techniques combined with guided meditation allows a tranquil start to your relaxation journey. Settle into stillness and prepare to experience a heightened state of relaxation through Sound Meditation. Feel yourself slip into a peaceful, meditative state as the calming sound waves of crystal & Himalayan singing bowls, bells, chimes, wind gong and vocal tones surround you. Participants are encouraged to dress in comfortable clothing; a yoga mat and/or blanket are optional. Come with an open mind, ready to unwind through sound vibrations. Montpelier Arts Center 9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel 20708 301-377-7800

Geometric Tape Painting & Painted Rocks 2-4 PM PARKS DIRECT #26501-510A

Your imagination is the only limit when it comes to painting rocks and using painter’s tape. Turn your empty canvas into a geometric colorful abstract masterpiece. Be inspired by turning your bare rock into a ladybug, garden markers, or find a positive quote and place it on the rock for daily inspiration. Your creative options are boundless. Brentwood Arts Exchange 3901 Rhode Island Avenue, Brentwood 20722 301-277-3013


Wednesday, September 25 Golf Meditation/ Yoga Therapy

Senior STEAM Week: Flower Power Workshop

8:45-9:30 AM PARKS DIRECT #26501-594B

10 AM-12 NOON PARKS DIRECT #26501-505C

Certified Yoga and TPI instructor, Tony Bryan will incorporate Hatha yoga and golf specific postures, breathing techniques, core-work, and meditation that will improve your mature golf swing and life. Paint Branch Golf Course

Today's class focuses on engineering. Join us as we create flowers using materials such as coffee filters, LED lights, and watch batteries. Your finished product will not only create light in your home, but will also spark up conversation. Refreshments provided; please register by September 11. Beltsville Community Center

4690 University Boulevard E, College Park 20740 301-935-0330

Kayaking the Patuxent

3900 Sellman Road, Beltsville 20705 301-937-6613

10 AM-12 NOON PARKS DIRECT #26501-561A

Pickleball

Observe the Patuxent River in all of its natural beauty from the view of a kayak! Kayaks, paddles, and instruction provided. Bring sunscreen and water. Please call to reserve your kayak. Patuxent River Park- Jug Bay Natural Area

10 AM- 12:30 PM PARKS DIRECT #26501-541F

16000 Croom Airport Road Upper Marlboro 20772 301-627-6074

Come join our senior community in this fun sport that combines many elements of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong that can be played indoors or outdoors on a badminton-size court and a slightly modified tennis net. Played with a paddle and a plastic ball with holes. Lake Arbor Community Center 10100 Lake Arbor Way, Mitchellville 20721 301-333-6561


Wednesday, September 25 Getting into Your Mind & Pickleball PM Body Yoga Class with CP 12:30-2 PARKS DIRECT #26501-509B 10:30-11:30 AM PARKS DIRECT #26501-541E

Chair yoga is a slow-paced class for gentle stretching and breathing techniques that will help you reconnect with the body. These exercises will increase your flexibility, reduce stiffness, help eliminate stress, and promote wellness. Lake Arbor Community Center 10100 Lake Arbor Way, Mitchellville 20721 301-333-6561

Come join our senior community in this fun sport that combines many elements of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong that can be played indoors or outdoors on a badminton-size court and a slightly modified tennis net. Played with a paddle and a plastic ball with holes. Bowie Community Center 3209 Stonybrook Drive, Bowie 20715 301-464-1737

Pickleball 12:30-2:30 PM PARKS DIRECT #26501-516B

Feeling bored with the same old exercise routine? It's time to try something new! Pickleball is a racket sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis, and pingpong. Come out to get active and make new friends! College Park Community Center 5051 Pierce Avenue, College Park 20740 301-441-2647


Wednesday, September 25 Archery for the Ages 1-2 PM PARKS DIRECT #26501-559A

Try something new and come learn archery with the Park Rangers. Marietta House Museum 5626 Bell Station Road, Glenn Dale 20769 301-464-3291

Open Swim and Water Walking 2-4 PM

No pre-registration required Come for a swim or to participate in water walking for a low impact cardio workout! Swimming is one of the best exercises you can do that is easy on the joints and body! Allentown Splash, Tennis and Fitness Park 7210 Allentown Road, Fort Washington 20744 301-449-5566


Thursday, September 26 Relaxation Cruise

Canvas Painting

Drum Circle

10 AM-12 NOON PARKS DIRECT #26501-561B

10 AM-12 NOON PARKS DIRECT #26501-511A

11 AM-12 NOON PARKS DIRECT #26501-548B

Come along on a boat ride designed to put you at peace. Traveling at a comfortable pace, feel the calming effect the river can bring! Patuxent River Park- Jug Bay Natural Area

There’s no reason to fear a blank canvas. If you’ve ever wanted to paint, here’s a class that offers the perfect introduction to the art and will have you ready to pick up your brush with confidence. This class introduces the foundational concepts of acrylic painting as you explore composition and variation, learn art terminology, and a bit of art history as well. Camp Springs Senior Activity Center

Come out, make beautiful music, and celebrate community and life through rhythm and music. People of all levels of musical expertise will come together and share their rhythmic spirit. Drums will be provided; please bring water. In the event of inclement weather, this event will be rescheduled for a different date. Space is limited; register early. Montpelier Arts Center

16000 Croom Airport Road Upper Marlboro 20772 301-627-6074

Senior STEAM Week: Tiles & Tea Workshop 10 AM-12 NOON PARKS DIRECT: #26501-505D

This is the fourth of five STEAM workshops. Learn the art of painting and glazing! Participants will work with ceramic tiles and will later be able to take home their final product to use for decorations or trivets, or to give away as gifts. Iced tea beverages will be provided during the workshop. Please register by September 11. Beltsville Community Center 3900 Sellman Road, Beltsville 20705 301-937-6613

6420 Allentown Road, Camp Springs 20748 301-449-0490

Senior Work Out Day 10 AM-12:30 PM PARKS DIRECT #26501-581A

This fitness day for seniors includes boot camp, chair aerobics, line dancing, and yoga. Light refreshments will be provided. Suitland Community Center 5600 Regency Lane, Forestville 20747 301-736-3518

9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel 20708 301-377-7800


Thursday, September 26 Senior Card Sharks with Barbara 11 AM – 2 PM PARKS DIRECT #26501-541D

If you enjoy meeting new people, playing games, and having a great time, this activity is for you! Join the Bid Whist and Pinochle Sharks. Lake Arbor Community Center 10100 Lake Arbor Way, Mitchellville 20721 301-333-6561

Exercise Your Mind

Fitness with Brenda

11:30 AM-1 PM PARKS DIRECT #26501-509C

1-2 PM PARKS DIRECT #26501-532A

A relaxed on-site painting activity filled with creativity and fun! Participants will be provided with a canvas, easel, paint, apron, paint brushes, and an imaginative art instructor who will give you step by step guidance on how to paint your beautiful piece of art. By the end of the class, you will have a work of art that you can hang in your own home! Bowie Community Center

Tired of the same old fitness routines? Come to Harmony Hall Regional Center for a vigorous workout with Brenda! All levels are welcome. Harmony Hall Regional Center

3209 Stonybrook Drive, Bowie 20715 301-464-1737

10701 Livingston Road, Fort Washington 20744 301203-6070

Legacy of Line Dance 7-8 PM PARKS DIRECT #26501-545A

Feel the rhythm and catch the beat while partaking in some of the most popular line dances created throughout the years. Come join us to get your two-step on as we celebrate Active Aging Week. Largo/Kettering/ Perrywood Community Center 431 Watkins Park Drive, Upper Marlboro 20774 301-390-8390


Friday, September 27 Golfer's Dance and Groove 8:45-9:30 AM PARKS DIRECT #26501- 594C

Zumba certified instructor, Tony Bryan wants you to have fun through dance grooves. Swiveling your hips to Latin and hand dancing will have you sweating before you get to the first tee box or after a round of golf. A great cardio workout! Paint Branch Golf Course 4690 University Boulevard E, College Park 20740 301-935-0330

Badminton 9-11 AM PARKS DIRECT #26501-527A

Looking for a fun, free activity? Then, drop by to improve your fitness and meet new people. Equipment will be provided; all skill levels are welcome. Glenn Dale Community Center 11901 Glenn Dale Boulevard, Glenn Dale 20769 301-352-8983


Friday, September 27 Water Aerobics 9:30-10:15 AM PARKS DIRECT #26501-568A

Improve your mood and self-confidence in this aquatic class! Effortlessly glide your way through the water, protect your joints, and strengthen your body. Tone your body, improve your range of motion and overall cardiovascular fitness along with your fellow exercise enthusiasts! Prince George's Sports & Learning Complex (Aquatic Venue) 8001 Sheriff Road, Landover 20785 301-583-2572

Senior STEAM Week: Sudoku Challenge 10 AM-12 NOON PARKS DIRECT #26501-505E

This is the last of five STEAM Workshops. Today's class focuses on math. We’ll be using our super smart brain power to complete different levels of Sudoku puzzles. Being active doesn’t just mean physical activity, but mental activity too. Refreshments provided; please register by September 11. Beltsville Community Center 3900 Sellman Road, Beltsville 20705 301-937-6613

Feeling Fit Finale 10 AM-12:30 PM PARKS DIRECT #26501-546B

Join us for our BIG FINALE Active Aging event that will leave you feeling fit and ready to set goals for yourself to lead your best active life yet! You are 60 and only getting better! Participate in a wide variety of wellness activities including fitness classes, games, basketball “shoot out,” arts, door prizes, and more. Event sponsors will also be on hand to share useful information. There's something for everyone to enjoy! Kentland Community Center 2413 Pinebrook Avenue, Landover 20785 301-446-3403 or 301-386-2278


Friday, September 27 Learn the “Virginia Reel” 11 AM-12 NOON

Join us at Montpelier Mansion/Historic Site to learn an old American dance, the “Virginia Reel.” This folk dance dates back from the 17th century and became popular in America from 1830-1890. Come out for a new and different dance experience! Please call to reserve your spot. Montpelier Mansion/Historic Site 9650 Muirkirk Road, Laurel 20708 301-377-7817

Hand Dancing with Lloyd 12 NOON-1 PM PARKS DIRECT #26501-509D

Come learn the art of hand dancing, which is characterized by gliding footwork and continuous hand connection/communication between the partners. This dance style engages all parts of the body to not only create harmony but to create a graceful workout. Bowie Community Center 3209 Stonybrook Drive, Bowie 20715 301-464-1737


Thank You

TO OUR 2019 ACTIVE AGING WEEK SPONSORS!


Our staff has access to an interpretation service and can help in over 150 languages. Please ask for assistance when you call or visit us. TTY (Text Telephone) for customers who are deaf, hard of hearing or have a speech disability 301-699-2544. The Department of Parks and Recreation encourages and supports the participation of individuals with disabilities. Register at least a minimum of two weeks in advance of the program start date to request and receive a disability accommodation.

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