Open Registration: Veterans Activity and Fitness Groups, November 15

Bronx Veterans Activity and Fitness Groups

Did you get out of shape after leaving the military? Veterans are invited to come join the Bronx Vet Center’s veteran activity groups to re-develop and sustain a healthy lifestyle. Activities take place daily at the St. James Recreation Center (NYC Parks Department) located at 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx, NY 10468. The program starts: November 15, 2016. Classes are $25 for the year.

To register or for more information, contact Eric Chester at the Bronx Veterans’ Center or Laura Alvarez at the St. James Rec Center. Or call 718-367-3500.

WALK IN MY SHOES — Tues /Thu, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Learn different types of walk. Use your own body weight to exercise while walking in the park.

STAY FIT — Tuesdays 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. We will work on strengthening our whole body through low-impact exercises using chairs, elastic bands and our own body weight. These exercises will improve your balance and coordination, which includes stretching and relaxation.

Veteran Art Classes Abstract Painting — Wednesdays, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

SPIN IT FAST — Mon /Wed, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Improve your cardiovascular system through this spin class.

TAI CHI — Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Learn basic movements and the correct Tai Chi walk to help improve balance. Strengthens the knees, legs, core, and coordination. Students will learn the basic 24 movement form.

RSVP — 718-367-3500 or laura.alverez@parks.nyc.gov or  eric.chester@va.gov.

NOTE: Classes are $25 for the year. Veterans, seniors (62 year-old), and the disabled will have access to all Parks & Recreation locations. Start date: 15 November 2016.

 

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