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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
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.

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 and Yoga. Donations at all Senior Health Services activities are appreciated.   Please - Invite your friends to join you.

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 FOR BEGINNERS:

Posture, balance, strength training and education.  6 months of instruction, coaching, educational materials, and weights.  Great class.  Medical Clearance Required: Obtain Medical Clearance form 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:  $25

  • Mondays at 9:30 am -  Faith Weslyn Church, Annandale, NJ – new 6 month session forming in March 2013.

MEDITATION AND STRESS REDUCTION SESSIONS:
with Kim Karsh

Wednesdays at 2:30 for 8 weeks at the County Senior Center, 4 Gauntt Place, Flemington.
$25 charge for 8 sessions.

Bring a mat, or use a chair. Whatever is most comfortable for you.  A call would be appreciated if you plan to attend one or all sessions. 284-6128.  Numbers may have to be limited if the response is too great.  Those who call get first choice. Men and women welcome.

 

BOCCE
FREE RECREATIONAL OPPORTUNITY!!!

Held Every Monday and Tuesday at 10:00 am
Runs through October 2012

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.

 

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

$25 for 8 sessions
Must Register - Call Eleanor at 284-6128

  • Clinton Community Center: Mondays starting September 10th at 9:00 am
  • County Senior Center: Wednesdays starting September 5th at 9:00 am

ZUMBA

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.
FALL SESSION BEGINS WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 10TH

  • Wednesdays, 11:00am: Community Center, Clinton
  • Thursdays, 10:15am: County Senior Center, Flemington
  • Fridays, 9:00am: 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+
Started in SEPTEMBER FOR 33 WEEKS - Still time to join!

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

JIVE WITH JUDY - New Session Starts Thursday, October 18th

County Senior Center, 4 Gauntt Place,  Flemington
$25 for 8 sessions or $12.50 for 4 sessions- paid in advance.

  • Thursday, 11:30 am
Learn 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
(download flyer)

  • STARTS: Friday, September 21st (12 week Class)
  • 10:30:00 am
  • $25 per person for 12 weeks
  • FREE DEMO on September 14th during Active Aging Week. Try it out before you commit!!

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 BALLANCE - TO BE ANNOUNCED

YOGA WITH FRANK IN FRENCHTOWN

at the Frenchtown Presbyterian Church
$25.00 for 8 Sessions or $12.50 for 4 Sessions

  • Thursdays at 9:30 AM - Began October 4th - Still time to join!

Call 908-284-6128 to register or for additional information.

 

LOW IMPACT AEROBICS

One low price of $25 enables YOU to attend 1 - 3  classes per week for 8 weeks

  • 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
  • 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

These classes are very popular and fill quickly.  Anyone wanting to join an 8 week session must register and pay early to assure a spot in the class. Classes are $25 for each 8 week session. These yoga classes start week of September 10 at the listed times and locations below:

  • Mondays, 1:00 pm - Chair Yoga Class at County Senior Center, Flemington.
  • Tuesday, 10:45am - Clinton Community Center, Clinton.
  • Wednesdays, 12:30pm - Chair Yoga Class at the Fairview School in Kingwood.
  • 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, 10:30am - Faith Wesleyan Chapel, Annandale
  • Thursdays, 1:00pm Chair Yoga Class County Senior Center, Flemington.
  • Fridays, 9:30am and 11am- Sergeantsville Municipal Building, Sergeantsville.
  • Fridays, 10:30am - Senior Center, Flemington

Call Eleanor for specific information at 908-284-6128

 

PHYSICAL THERAPY SESSIONS

Physical Therapy sessions run until October 12th. 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. Sessions are held at the County Senior Center at 2:15 pm. Schedule pending.

  • October 19th: "Physical Activity guidelines for the older adults" {download flyer}
  • November 9th: T.B.A

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Volunteer Opportunities


Volunteer FITNESS INSTURCTORS Needed:

If you are a certified fitness instructor and would like to volunteer time to fill in for regular instructor break periods please call Eleanor at 908-284-6128 for more information.

Volunteer "MOVE TODAY" AND "MOVE TOMORROW" - FITNESS PEER LEADERS Needed:
{download flyer}

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

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.

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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