ACTIVE AGING PROGRAM

UPDATED 1/26/23 - 6:00 PM


TYPICAL PROGRAM SCHEDULE AT THE BOOS REC CENTER:

Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm

1st & 3rd Tuesdays each month - BINGO - 11:00 am to 1:30 pm


ABOUT THE PROGRAM:

Our program provides a broad range of year-round opportunities for adults 50 and older. 

The $5.00* annual membership fee allows members to access:  free, low- /moderate-intensity exercise classes; Tai Chi (monthly fee); Line Dance (session fee); Lunch & Learn events; Worth-A-Try! events; twice monthly Bingo; self/group-led games; monthly luncheons at the Gene Davis Banquet Center; affordable and/or more adventurous worldwide travel opportunities; etc. 

(*Please note that there will be a fee increase to $10 annually, starting with the upcoming "August 2023-September 2024" membership year)

To date, 665 adults enjoy all that this program offers!

TWO WAYS TO JOIN/RENEW:   

1.  Click on the link below, complete & submit the form with payment per the instructions 

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2.  Visit the Boos Recreation Center, 210 Gilbert St., off Ganson, Jackson, Mon/Wed/Fri, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm

MONTHLY NEWSLETTER:  

Two ways to get it - 

1.  Click on the link -   January 2023      February 2023

2.  Visit the Boos Recreation Center, 210 Gilbert St., off Ganson, Jackson, Mon/Wed/Fri, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm to get a hard copy


WORTH-A-TRY! / LUNCH & LEARN / WORKSHOP EVENTS:


BEGINNING LINE DANCE - Boos Center - Mondays, 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm - with Tony Vafiadis - $2/class - pay instructor


TAI CHI - Boos Center - Fridays, 12:15pm - 1:15 pm - with Ken Mangus of Rock House Tai Chi - $20/month - pay instructor


EXERCISE OPPORTUNITIES:

Walk This Way:  Self-led walking opportunity inside the King Center - M/W/F - between 9:30a - 10:30a - or outside on the Boos Center at your convenience.

Movement Matters:  A no-impact cardio dance, strengthening & stretching program to strengthen your heart, increase muscle strength and improve flexibility: Boos Center – M/W/F - 9:30am-10:25am  

Sit & Stay Fit:  A seated/standing cardio, strengthening & stretching program to strengthen your heart, increase muscle strength and improve flexibility: Boos Center – M/W/F - 10:40am-11:30am


SOCIAL EVENTS:

BOOS CENTER BINGO - Held the1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month; Caller starts at noon.  Admission fee is $2; extra cards are 8 for $1.  Free refreshments.

FUN & GAMES - Self or Group-lead activities such as:  Cards, Crosswords, Sudoku, Brain Teasers, Jigsaw puzzles, board games, coloring, etc. in the Boos Center – Mon & Fri – 9:00 am – 11:00 am.  Supplies provided.

MONTHLY LUNCHEONS* - $12 - Enjoy great food, fun and friendship at the Gene Davis Banquet Center the 2nd Tuesday of each month – Doors open at 10:45 am; Buffet starts at 12:00 pm.  

*PLEASE NOTE:  The next month's tickets go on sale starting at the current month's luncheon event.  Thereafter, sales are done at the Boos Rec Center during the program hours stated above.

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TRAVEL PROGRAM:

Affordable and/or more adventurous Day/Overnight/Extended travel opportunities.  See monthly newsletter or links below for details.  

  • MUST BE A PAID MEMBER TO PARTICIPATE; SEE ABOVE MEMBERSHIP FORM.  
  • CONTACT 517-240-1223 TO SEE IF THERE ARE SEATS REMAINING

CURRENT TRIPS 

FEB 9:  Discover Detroit - $65    Discover Detroit


MAR 16:  Turkeyville Dinner Theater - I Do! I Do! - $90

Turkeyville I Do! I Do!


APR 13:  Jackson Historic Prison Tour - Pending