Classes & Activities
Please call 251-981-3440 to sign up for our classes.
Blood Pressure Checks
High blood pressure can be a sign of health issues, so please stop by on Wednesday at 9 am to get your blood pressure checked by the Orange Beach Fire Department. Anyone is welcome, and it only takes a couple of minutes and can help you be more aware of your health.
Fitness & Wellness Classes
Staying active as we age is very important for both physical and mental health. Fitness classes are great for any activity level and can be modified for an individual's previous injuries and certain health conditions to allow anyone to benefit from physical activity. Classes are $5 per class and all drop-ins, so no need to pre-register. Classes may be canceled due to instructor availability, please check the schedule or call the Senior Center for more information.
- Sit and Be Fit - Build strength and mobility all while sitting in a chair. This class is a great option for those individuals that may have difficulty standing for long periods of time but still would like the opportunity to exercise and build strength and endurance.
- Yoga for Everybody and Chair Yoga - A gentle practice that incorporates simple flowing sequences to warm up the body, as well as slower-paced movements focusing on alignment, strength, balance, and flexibility. Chair Yoga completes similar sequence flows but is modified using a chair to allow for less stress on the joints, but chairs can also be used in any yoga class for those uncomfortable going to the ground.
- Flex and Stretch - For those looking for a little boost in heart rate, this class will provide a balanced mixture of cardio to get the blood pumping, strength to help the body, and stretching to help cool down and relax. All class activities can be done with a chair as well.
- Tai Chi - Tai Chi is a low-impact physical and mental practice that consists of slow, circular movements. Meant to be practiced regularly to receive its full benefits, Tai Chi can be easily adapted to meet your unique mobility and fitness needs.
Cards & Games
Card games can help keep the brain active and sharp with math and memory skills, as well as strategic thinking, psychologist and sociologists say. It is also a great opportunity to socialize and strengthen bonds with friends over a little friendly competition. Games are all drop-in, so no need to pre-register.
- Party Bridge
- Hand and Foot Canasta
- American Mah Jongg
- Mexican Train Dominoes
Arts & Crafts
Arts and Crafts are a great way to keep the brain and hands active. These craft classes are a fun way to introduce a variety of styles and techniques to create unique handmade projects that you can make to use at home or even make and give as gifts. A few different arts and crafts projects are offered each month and change monthly, so there will always be something new to explore. Projects can range from Folded Photo Albums and Wine Bottle Windchimes to Burlap Christmas Trees and Seashell Candle Holders with so much more. Fees will vary by project.