Active Aging Program

UPDATED 07/27/22

ABOUT THE PROGRAM:

Our program provides year-round opportunities for adults 50 and older.  We provide a range of opportunities that support individual well-being - physically, socially, emotionally, intellectually, etc. 

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.  

To date, over 500 adults enjoy all that this program offers!

*$5 ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP FORM:  Renew/New begins 08/15/22:

Two ways to join:   

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 in Loomis Park at 210 Gilbert St., Jackson, Mon or Fri, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm

MONTHLY NEWSLETTER:  To obtain, either - 

1.  Click on the link below  - AUGUST NEWSLETTER 

August Newsletter

2.  Visit the Boos Recreation Center in Loomis Park at 210 Gilbert St., Jackson, Mon or Fri, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm to get a hard copy


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


Paddle Boarding


Paddle Boarding

Jackson College Lunch & Learn Tour

Jackson College Lunch and Learn Tour

Social Media Essentials for Seniors

Social Media Essentials for Seniors


EXERCISE OPPORTUNITIES:  NEWLY ADDED


ZUMBA - SUMMER ONLY - JUNE 8TH-AUGUST 17TH

Zumba, Wednesdays, 10:00 am-11:00 am at the Boos Center - $4.00/class;  Michelle Woods, Instructor


SENIOR SPLASH:  SUMMER ONLY - until AUGUST 18TH


ROCK HOUSE TAI CHI - Fridays, 9:15 am - 10:15 am

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

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

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


SOCIAL EVENTS:

Boos 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 - $11 - Enjoy great food, fun and friendship at the Gene Davis Banquet Center the 2nd Tuesday of each month – 11:00 am-2:00 pm; Buffet starts at 12:00 pm.  Purchase tickets at the Boos Center, Mon/Fri, 8am - Noon.  MUST PURCHASE BY NOON, the Friday prior to the luncheon.


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 - 

AUG 04:  PUT-IN BAY - FULL

SEPT 18-24:  BEAUTIFUL MAINE - FULL

OCT 13:  GUN LAKE CASINO - ON SALE 08/01 - BOOS CENTER, M & F, 8am-12pm