55 and Better Programs
The Goal of the 55 and Better Club is to Exercise the Body, Educate the Mind and Make New Friends
Exciting things are going on in the Medina Community Recreation Center for the 55 and Better goup! We are partnering with Medina Hospital/Cleveland Clinic for many of our great programs. From the 55 and Better Guest Lecture Series to Pickleball, Bunco, Walking Club, Wii Bowling and Craft Series - there's always something going on for the seniors in our community.
55 and Better Guest Lecture Series Schedule - click here
Our lineup of speakers is going to be amazing!. You will want to mark your calendars way ahead of time for all of these great programs. And make sure you tell your friends. Everyone is invited!
The 55 and Better Guest Lecture Series is held at the Medina Recreation Center Community Rooms, just off the lobby. Join us to learn about important topics and issues, meet doctors, healthy living information and lots more. The free lectures are held on certain Fridays from 10:30- 11:30 am. Lunch or refreshments to follow each lecture. A very generous group of local assisted living facilities and other businesses provide the delicious lunches for the events. McDonald's on North Court Stree and Route 3 South provide the coffee and tea. For more information, contact Susan Becks 330-721-6934.
If you are a MCRC member, you can walk before or after the program. Non-members can walk before the program for just $1.
If you have any questions, contact: Susan Becks 330-721-6934.
The following programs run September through May:
Senior Walking Club Get healthy, stay active, and meet new friends in the MCRC's Senior Sneakers Walking Club! Walk or jog around the track for some great aerobic activity. Log your miles running or walking the track, using the treadmill of elliptical or swimming laps in the pool. Earn incentives for staying active and reaching mile goals. Fee is per day of participation - Free for MCRC Members and Silver Sneakers Members and $1 for non-members to come and walk on Fridays from 9:30 to 11:30 am.
Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in the world. We play indoors on the Field House courts. Pickleball is similar to tennis but on a smaller scale and not as strenuous. Meets on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:00 to 10:00 am. Fee is per day of participation. Free for MCRC and Silver Sneakers members, $4 for non-members. No registration needed just show up when you can.
Wii Bowling Get healthy, stay active and meet new friends. Class meets every second and fourth Friday of the month from 10:00-11:30 am. Whether you have played Wii bowling or not, come and learn or hone your skills. Fee is per day of participation. Free for MCRC and Silver Sneakers members, $1 for non-members. No registration needed just show up when you can.
Senior Bunco Have testing your luck and rolling the dice at the MCRC. Class meets the first Tuesday of every month at 10:00 am in the cafe. Fee is per day of participation. Free for MCRC and Silver Sneakers members, $1 for non-members. No registration needed just show up when you can.
Senior Craft Series Brought by Michele from Griswold Home Care.$5 donation payable to the instructor at the start of each class. Great for men and women! Preregistration is required - Space s limited so register early. See current Program Brochure for details.
Senior Programs Coordinator