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Parks & Recreation
  anyone who is willing and ready to work hard, break a sweat, burn some calories, build some muscle, and have some fun! Classes are held on Tuesday evenings.
KICKBOXING
This class is a combination of cardio, boxing and marital arts providing a total body workout which aims to improve strength, aerobic fitness, speed, flexibility, coordination and balance. Come try one of the most popular fitness trends and kick, jab, cross, hook and uppercut your way to a fitter you! Classes held Mondays.
TENNIS (ALL LEVELS)
To register or get more info, contact Scott Gibson at 397- 1257 or sgibson@salemva.gov.
YOGA (BEGINNER/ INTERMEDIATE)
Three class times offered. Yoga is a great way to increase joint mobility, improve muscle tone and flexibility, and build balance. It improves memory, focus, and attention, as well as promote an overall sense of well- being. Classes are held Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
youth/teens
BATON TWIRLING LESSONS (AGES 4-18) Students will learn and improve on baton twirling skills, participate in 5 local parades as well as other community events throughout the year. There is also an end-of-year recital. Thursday evenings at the Senior Center.
FREE GUITAR
WORKSHOP FOR KIDS
If you are considering starting your child (ages 8 – 12) in guitar lessons, come by the Salem Senior Center for a free session on April 26 with Randolph Walker, guitar instructor with Salem Parks and Recreation. Mr. Walker will tune your guitar, evaluate it for playability, offer free handouts, and answer any questions or
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concerns you may have about guitar lessons for your child. Parents are welcome to come with or without their children. Preregistration is required. The beginner guitar class will start the following Tuesday.
GUITAR FOR KIDS (8 - 12)
Be a real guitar hero! Learn music basics like tuning, tempo, rhythm and dynamics, play simplified chord and riff’s from guitar tab. Tuesdays at the Senior Center.
KNIT & CROCHET (8 - 14)
Learn basic knitting and crocheting stitches and how to read patterns. Thursdays at the Senior Center.
TENNIS BEGINNER (6 - 10)
Ever wanted to learn about tennis? Come to the tennis class & learn everything from the rules of the game to hitting an overhead serve. Contact Scott Gibson at 397-1257 or sgibson@salemva.gov
senior center
110 UNION STREET
MONDAYS
9am-12noon–Bridge
12:30 pm – Senior Mtn. Pickers 1 - 4 pm – Mexican Train Dominoes 7 - 9 pm – Cole Bluegrass Show (First Monday every month)
TUESDAYS
8:45 - 9:45 am – Exercise 10am-2pm–ChairCaningand Basket Weaving
10:15 am – Tai-Chi at College Lutheran Church
2 pm – Ballroom dance, the first and third Tuesdays (second and fourth Tuesdays – Tea Dance)
WEDNESDAYS
9-10am–Tapdance 10-11am–Yoga
10 am - 12 noon – Ceramics
10 am - 12 noon – Needlework 1 - 3 pm – Line Dance
1 pm – TRIAD Meeting (1st Wed) 2 - 3 pm – Computer Classes
THURSDAYS
8:45-9:45am–ZumbaGold
10 am - 12 noon – Quilting 10am-12noon–Artonyour own
11 am - 12 noon – 49er’s Plus Club Meeting 12-4pm–Cardsonyourown 12 - 2 pm – Monthly Luncheon w/ entertainment (last Thur. of month)
12:30 - 2 pm – Sr. Singers Practice (first Thurs. w/appts other days)
FRIDAYS
8:45 - 9:45 am – Exercise 10:15 - 11:15 am – Tai-Chi 10:30 am – Senior Mtn. Pickers 2-5pm–WiiGames
7 - 9 pm – Ballroom Dance
“49ERS PLUS” CLUB
meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays at 11 am, and eat lunch out on the 2nd week at various restaurants. They also preside at our Monthly Luncheons. This is a group that meets for fun; they make donations to organizations such as the Salem Rescue Squad, the American Red Cross and more.
MONTHLY POT LUCK LUNCHEONS
are always a fun well-attended event, with entertainment following the meal. They are held on the last Thursday of each month.
BALLROOM DANCE CLASS
meets the 1st & 3rd Tuesdays of each month for class and then in the form of a TEA DANCE the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month. 2 to 4 pm. Taped music is provided and there is no fee but each person is asked to bring a snack food to share.
SALEM SENIOR SINGERS
practice on the 1st Thursday at 12:30 pm, and sing on a regular basis for Snyder Nursing Home and other places in the Valley.
SENIOR MTN. PICKERS
is an excellent group of stringed instrument musicians who play informally on Mondays at 12:30 pm and Fridays at 10:30 am at the Senior Center. You may join them with an instrument if you play or you may attend as a part of the audience of the 50+ crowd.
SPECIAL EVENTS
are provided through each month. We frequently make outings in our van or bus to local malls, shops and restaurants, or day trips to Wytheville, Shatley Springs, Swinging Bridge, Lynchburg, Charlotte, Harrisonburg, etc. Other Friday events include bingo, ice cream sundae day, movie day, crafts, parties, etc. *A small fee may apply for some of these events; please stop by the Salem Senior Center for a monthly calendar.
SPECIAL TRIPS
These trips are planned for the year to Wytheville’s Wohlfahrt Haus Dinner Theatre, Myrtle Beach, SC, Strasberg, PA to see Moses and tour the Amish Village. New trips are added regularly. Stop by and pick up a trip list.
MONTHLY NEWSLETTER
A calendar with news of our activities and outings is ready for distribution the week before our monthly luncheons. Pick one up so you can join us at the Senior Center.
                                                            SPRING 2016 | parksandrec.salemva.gov
SENIOR CENTER 110 UNION STREET - (540) 375-3054






































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