Senior Center Offers Activities to Beat the Heat
Seniors ages 55 and older can beat the heat – and the weather all year round – with activities at the Cora Coleman Senior Center, located at 2100 Bonnie Lane in east Las Vegas. While some classes are free, others require a registration fee, but all will give seniors a social atmosphere to learn, socialize and stay active.
Free activities include Canasta 10 a.m. every Thursday, craft club from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every third Thursday, pinochle at 1 p.m. every Wednesday, Scrabble at 1:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Texas hold ‘em poker at 1 p.m. every Friday and tap dance class from 2 to 3 p.m. every Wednesday.
Classes that require registration include beginning computer class from 1 to 2 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; intermediate computer class from 2 to 3 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; chair yoga from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; yoga from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; Spanish from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesdays; tai chi from 8 to 9 a.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays and Zumba Gold from 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. Commit to be Fit, a class to improve flexibility, endurance and cardiovascular health takes place from 9 to 10 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays beginning July 8. Registration for each class is $25 per four-week session. The next session begins on July 8 with the final session of the summer beginning Aug. 5.
For additional information and further descriptions of classes and activities, call the Cora Coleman Senior Center at (702) 455-7617 or visit the website at www.ClarkCountyNV.gov/parksregistration. Clark County Parks and Recreation also can be found on social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook.
Clark County is a dynamic and innovative organization dedicated to providing top-quality service with integrity, respect and accountability. With jurisdiction over the world-famous Las Vegas Strip and covering an area the size of New Jersey, Clark is the nation’s 12th-largest county and provides extensive regional services to more than 2 million citizens and 43 million visitors a year. Included are the nation’s 8th-busiest airport, air quality compliance, social services and the state’s largest public hospital, University Medical Center. The county also provides municipal services that are traditionally provided by cities to almost 900,000 residents in the unincorporated area. Those include fire protection, roads and other public works, parks and recreation, and planning and development.