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Hunterdon County Department of Human Services
DIVISION OF SENIOR, DISABILITIES AND VETERANS SERVICES
An ADRC (Aging and Disabilities Resource Connection)

Laine Nauman, Division Head
4 Gauntt Place - Building #1
PO Box 2900
Flemington, New Jersey 08822-2900

Phone: 908-788-1361 Toll Free: 877-222-3737 Fax: 908-806-4537
Email: aging@co.hunterdon.nj.us

Eleanor Langeveld, Program Coordinator
elangeveld@co.hunterdon.nj.us
Phone:908-284-6128
Fax: 908-806-4537

 
ABOUT
HEALTH AND FITNESS
CLASSES AND EVENTS

EXERCISE PUNCH CARD SCHEDULE

GENERAL POLICY
DONATIONS
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
MORE PROGRAMS HELD AT THE HUNTERDON COUNTY SENIOR CENTER
CATALOG OF ACTVITIES
ABOUT OUR FITNESS PROGRAM:

We offer a variety of fitness classes including:  Flexibility-Range of Motion; Low Impact Aerobics; Line and Tap Dance; Tai Chi; Move Today; Yoga; Chair Yoga; Healthy Bones and Zumba. Free classes include Gentle Exercise, Men’s Fitness, Move Today & Move Tommorrow, Line & Tap Dance.  For more details check out our catalog link to the left of this page.

Recreational activity offerings include:  Bowling - September through May, Bocce - April through October

Miscellaneous offerings include:  Physical Therapy presentations; special dance programs; special health related events such as Healthy Heart Day in February; monthly Blood Pressure screenings. Look for additional information on these special programs in the near future. Please call if you are new to our services or if you have any questions.

All participants in every fitness and recreation activity must sign a waiver. It is always wise to get permission from your physician before participating in any regular fitness program. There is a nominal fee for Low Impact Aerobics, Tai Chi, Yoga, Meditation, Chair Yoga, Zumba and Jazz & Jive Dance classes. Donations at all Senior Health Services activities are appreciated.   Please - Invite your friends to join you.  You can purchase punch cards for these classes. A four class card is $12.00, an eight class cards is $24.00 and a twelve class card is $36.00.  All fitness punch cards can be used for more than one class.

A Schedule of Activities is available on-line as well as at the County Senior Center. You may also call 908-284-6128 to obtain more specific information.

 

 

 

 

UPCOMING FITNESS CLASSES AND EVENTS

HEALTHY BONES CLASSES  
Osteoporosis Prevention Exercise & Education evidenced based program with proven outcomes; Healthy Bones is a 24 week curriculum of exercise that targets the body’s larger muscle groups to improve strength, balance and flexibility.  The program has an interactive educational component on the importance of exercise, nutrition, safety, drug therapy and lifestyle factors that relate to osteoporosis.  Guest speakers for the medical community that share their knowledge, answer questions and provide updates on osteoporosis.  You will graduate into a continuing healthy bones year round class at no additional charge.
Medical Clearance and county waiver required: Obtain forms at the Hunterdon County Senior Center in Flemington - call (908) 284-6128 to have form mailed to you and to sign up for classes. Only 15 people per class accepted.  Class fee is $25.00 which includes weights and manualNew beginner class forming in September 2014.

MEDITATION AND STRESS REDUCTION SESSIONS:
with Kim Karsh  (Fee Based)
Wednesdays at 2:30 for 8 weeks at the County Senior Center, 4 Gauntt Place, Flemington.   Bring a mat, or use a chair. Whatever is most comfortable for you.  Registration is required by calling 284-6128.   

BOCCE
FREE RECREATIONAL OPPORTUNITY!!!
Held Every Monday and Tuesday at 9:00 am
Runs through October 2014
Court is located at the end of Building #3 of the Route 31 County Complex, on Gaunt Place, Flemington.  To register, please call Eleanor at 908-284-6128.

TAP DANCE  Beginner Intermediate & Advanced With Leslie
Held at the Hunterdon County Senior Center, 4 Gauntt Place, Flemington, No charge, donations are always appreciated
MONDAYS:

  • Beginner class starts at 11:00 AM
  • Intermediate class at 12.00 Noon
  • Advanced class at 1:00pm

LINE DANCE – Beginner & Advanced class with Caroline
Held at the Hunterdon County Senior Center, 4 Gauntt Place, Flemington
No charge;  donations are always appreciated.
TUESDAYS:

  • Beginner class starts at 12:15 PM
  • Advanced Class starts at 1:00 PM

Whether you already know a lot of dances or just a few, come on in and join in the fun.
TAI CHI  (Fee Based)

Must Register - Call Eleanor at 284-6128

  • Clinton Community Center: Mondays at 9:00 am
  • County Senior Center: Wednesdays at 9:00 am

TAI CHI FOR ARTHRITIS (Fee Based)
Must Register – Call Eleanor at 284-6128

  • County Senior Center:  Mondays at 3:00pm and Thursdays at 9:00am

ZUMBA (Fee Based)
Fast paced exercise; wear sturdy sneakers and comfortable clothing, and be ready to have fun to the Latin beat!!  $3 cash drop-in fee for each class attended.

  • Wednesdays, 11:00am: Community Center, Clinton
  • Thursdays, 10:00am: County Senior Center, Flemington

SPICY SENIOR BOWLING LEAGUE
Experience helpful as this is a 100% league, however, bowlers of all averages are welcome. SUBSTITUTES ARE WELCOME!
Men and Women.  Call 284-6128 to get on the list. Must be Hunterdon County resident age 60+
Starts in SEPTEMBER FOR 33 WEEKS - Still time to join!

  • Fridays at 1:00 at West Hunterdon Lanes, Route 12, Frenchtown, NJ.

JAZZ ‘N JIVE  (Fee Based)
County Senior Center, 4 Gauntt Place,  Flemington

  • Thursday, 11:30 am

Dance to the modern music!  an exercise routine that is so much fun. Come and Enjoy!
MOVE TODAY
Held at the Hunterdon County Senior Center. 4 Gauntt Place, Flemington.
Emphasis on balance, posture, and strength training

  • STARTS: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 (12 week Class- 1 hour each)
  • 11:00am

“Evidenced Based Program” Class is geared to help participants increase strength, flexibility, balance, and posture. Also helps to relieve tension & stress, reduce the risk of falls and injury, and fights osteoporosis.
Call Eleanor at 284-6128 or email elangeveld@co.hunterdon.nj.us to sign up.  

MATTER OF BALANCE –
“Evidenced Based Program” with proven outcomes. Combination of education and exercise designed to help people improve balance and overcome fears and concerns about falls and increase physical activity.  Educational materials provided

  • STARTS:  September 10th– 8 weeks (2 hour sessions)
  • Wednesdays, 1:00pm at Mirota Senior Residence

(open to residents and to non-residents seniors in county.)


YOGA WITH FRANK IN FRENCHTOWN  (Fee Based)
Call 908-284-6128 to register or for additional information.

LOW IMPACT AEROBICS (Fee Based)

  • Tuesdays, 9:30am – County Senior Center, Flemington
  • Wednesdays, 9:00am - Frenchtown Presbyterian Church
  • Thursdays, 9:30am - Clinton Presbyterian Church

GENTLE EXERCISE CLASSES
Come when you can. New people are always welcome. No charge.

  • Mondays, 10:00am -   Mirota Senior Residence
  • Tuesdays, 10:30am    Senior Center, Flemington
  • Thursdays, 10:30am    Senior Center, Flemington
  • Thursdays, 10:00am - Mirota Senior Residence
  • Thursdays, 10:00am - United Methodist Church, Clinton
  • Thursdays, 10:00am - Heritage Village, Clinton

MEN'S FITNESS CLASSES

  • Tuesdays, 2:15 pm – County Senior Center, Flemington

Open to new members at this time.
No Charge.  Please bring a mat for floor exercises.

OTHER YOGA CLASSES (Fee Based)
These classes are very popular and fill quickly.  

  • Mondays, 9:30 & 11:00am  Delaware township Municipal Bldg-
  • Tuesday, 10:45am - Clinton Community Center, Clinton.
  • Wednesdays, 9:45am & 11:15am - Fairview School, Kingwood
  • Wednesdays, 10:15am & 11:30am - Senior Center, Flemington
  • Thursdays, 9:30am - Raritan Township Police Building, Flemington
  • Thursdays at 9:30 AM - Frenchtown Presbyterian Church, Frenchtown 
  • Thursdays, 10:30am - Faith Wesleyan Chapel, Annandale
  • Fridays, 10:30am - Senior Center, Flemington

Call Eleanor for specific information at 908-284-6128

PHYSICAL THERAPY LECTURES
Physical Therapy sessions run March to December. Topics will include Balance,  Bone and Joint Health; Importance of Exercise and Aging;  Arthritis and Chiropractic Health. Call Eleanor at 908-284-6128 for more information. Held second Fridays of each month at the County Senior Center at 2:30 pm. Schedule pending. No Charge

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Volunteer Opportunities

 

Volunteer GENTLE EXERCISE INSTRUCTORS SUBS Needed:

If you have some experience teaching exercise and would like to volunteer time to fill in for regular instructor summer break periods please call Eleanor at 908-284-6128 for more information.  Training provided.


Volunteer "MATTER OF BALANCE and “HEALTHY BONES PEER LEADERS Needed:  State Evidenced based programs with proven outcomes

A wonderful, rewarding education opportunity! No experience necessary - FREE Training Available.

MATTER OF BALANCE: help people improve balance and overcome fears and concerns about falls (See full class description above)

HEALTHY BONES: Learn how to teach essential use of hand and leg weights, and following educational curriculum that is essential for obtaining and maintaining healthy bones and helpful for your overall health. (See full class description above)

For more information call Eleanor at 908-284-6128 or email elangeveld@co.hunterdon.nj.us.

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General Policy for Fitness Classes Regarding Closures:

 

If facility where the class is held is closed due to inclement weather, classes will be cancelled; If facility has a late openings, morning classes will be cancelled.  Leaders may opt to cancel even if facility is open; instructors will try to notify class participants by phone call or e-mail.

Check the website of the school district where the class is held, or go to http://www.nj1015.com/  site for business and school closings.

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Donations


Class participants always have the opportunity to make a donation for fitness classes they participate in that are free.  Donations are greatly appreciated and welcomed at all times.

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