Get Active/Get Involved: Opportunities for Seniors
Age Well – Tai Chi Classes
(800) 642-5119. Endorsed by The Arthritis Foundation and the Center for Disease Control and Injury Prevention (CDC), Tai Chi is an evidence-based health program that reduces stiffness and pain, keeping joints mobile. Age Well provides beginners’ classes for individuals who are 60+ years of age. Taught by certified trainers, there is no charge for these classes, but donations are gratefully received. Classes fill quickly so call without delay for details.
Community Senior Center of Bolton Richmond & Huntington
The CSC organizes a wide range of activities for older adults with varying levels of physical abilities. Contact Martha Nye at email@example.com
Greater Burlington YMCA
Pomerleau Family Y, 266 College Street, Burlington, VT, (802) 862-9622 and Y Annex, 298 College Street, Burlington, VT.
- Low Impact & Senior Programs – Programs for seniors include Senior Swim, Senior Cardio Strength, Tai Chi, Fit 4 All, and Aquatic Fitness Class. (Programs range in cost from free for all seniors to free for members to a cost per class).
Green Mountain Passport
(802) 434-5075 (Bolton Town Office). If you are 62 years or older and a Vermont resident, or a Vermont resident who is a veteran who has been honorably discharged from active duty in US armed services, you are eligible for a lifetime day entry pass into the parks called the Green Mountain Passport. Apply for the passport at your town office. Cost for a lifetime day entry pass is $2!
United Way of Northwest Vermont
(802) 864-7541. The United Way has a variety of opportunities to volunteer.