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Senior Programs

New London Senior Center Is OPEN
600 W. Washington St.   New London, WI 54961   (920) 982-8522

New London Senior Center is open to all seniors as a place to socialize, exchange ideas, learn something new, share your talents, and feel safe and welcome. Use our bus service to get to and from events.

Senior & Accessible Transit Service
Bus drivers are available Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. for seniors 60 and over as well as individuals of all ages with disabilities and their caretakers. Transportation is provided within the New London city limits only.  Call 982-8523 24-hours (or more) ahead to reserve a ride. Messages left after hours will be answered the next weekday morning.

New London Senior Nutrition Site
As of publishing date, the congregate site at 600 W. Washington St. remains closed. Meals are being home delivered. Call Waupaca Aging and Disability Resource Center at 715-258-6400 for an assessment.
Once open, meals are prepared by Schueller’s Great EcSPECTations for Waupaca County Elderly Nutrition Program and are served at the Senior Center Monday through Friday at 11:30 a.m. Call 920-538-6286 one day ahead (before 11:30 a.m.) for a reservation.

Weekly Activities

Mondays
NEW!! Sheepshead/Smear Card Party from now until Nov. 29 at 12:30 pm for $2 each week, which covers dessert, coffee, prizes.
NEW!! Memory Café social for those with dementia and memory loss 1:30-3:00, 4th Monday of the month.

Tuesdays
50 Cent Bingo: Every Tuesday at 12:30 pm
Monthly Birthday Party: The last Tuesday of the month along with Bingo.

Wednesdays
NEW!!! Mexican Train (dominoes) 12:30 p.m.

Thursdays
NEW!!! Baking for Others and Recipe Exchange 2nd & 4th Thursday at 1:30 pm

Fridays
Big Screen Movie and popcorn on 3rd Friday
Foot Clinic on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month by Valley VNA Registered nurses.  Please call (920) 538-2974 for an appointment.

Activity and Nutrition calendars appear on local cable TV Access Channel 990. Special Events announced at the Senior Center, on the city website, Municipal Building marquee, and on NL Park & Rec Facebook page.

 Want to try something new? we’re open to suggestions! Call Lori at 920-982-8522 or email lschneider@newlondonwi.or

 

FITNESS/ACTIVE ADULT PROGRAMS

CHAIR YOGA

A gentle form of yoga meant to strengthen your body; increase flexibility, reduce stress and improve mental clarity. Chair yoga is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support.  Learn many yoga postures, breathing techniques, meditation, and ways of relaxation without having to get down on the floor. This class is for all abilities. Make friends and have fun. Leave class feeling joyful of mind and body.

Where:  Washington Center Gym
When:  Thursdays

Aug. 26 – Oct. 7
Oct. 21 – Dec. 2
Time:  10:30-11:30 a.m.

Fee:  For 7 week session
Residents Over 60:  $12.25  
Non-Residents Over 60:  $18.25

 

PI-YO

Pi-Yo is an exercise class that is unlike any other.  This hybrid athletic workout combines practices of Yoga and Pilates as well as the principles of strength training, conditioning, and dynamic movement. It includes modifications, yet offers exercise progressions to challenge all levels of participants.  Above all, it is fun and will make you feel fantastic.

Where:  Washington Center Gym
When:  Mondays and Wednesdays
Aug. 23 - Oct. 6, 2021
Oct. 18 - Dec. 1, 2021
Time:  9:30- 10:15 a.m.
Fee:  For 7 week session
Residents Over 60:  $24.50  
Non-Residents Over 60:  $36.50 

STRONGWOMEN 

The StrongWomen Program is a strength training program for middle aged women and older.  Research shows that strength training will improve bone density, reduce falls, improve arthritis symptoms, increase flexibility as well as improve your mood and attitude.

Where:  Washington Center Gym
When:  Mondays and Wednesdays
        Session 1: MAY 3 – JUNE 21, 2021
        Session 2: JUNE 28 – AUG. 11, 2021
Time:  10:30-11:30 a.m.
Fee:  For 16 class session.
Residents Over 60:  $20.50  
Non-Residents Over 60:  $28.00
FOR ALL SENIOR CLASSES:
DROP-IN FEES
Resident: $2.25
Non-Resident: $3.00

Registration for these programs is available at the New London Parks and Recreation Office, 215 N. Shawano Street or the New London Aquatic and Fitness Center, 815 W. Washington Street or at www.newlondonwi.org.