Phone - (516) 465-4075
Our Senior Center is back to a “regular” schedule with many classes to tone, strengthen, and stretch your bodies. These classes are open to Garden City residents ages 60 or older. Here are the classes we offer:
Mondays – Chair Exercise with Felicia at 10 am
Tuesdays – Exercise with Joy at 9 am – nominal charge
Chair Yoga with Samantha at 11:15 am
Wednesdays – Chair Exercise with Felicia at 10 am
Aerobics with Samantha at 11:15 am
Thursdays - Exercise with Joy at 9 am – nominal charge
Yoga with Samantha at 11:15 am
Chi Kung with Andrea at 1 pm - nominal charge
Fridays – Chair Exercise with Felicia at 10 am
Resistance Bands at 11:15 am
For further information please contact the Senior Center at
Garden City Recreation and Parks is working in conjunction with Assemblyman Ed Ra to again offer a series of information lectures on health and wellness. Registration is required to attend.
Please call Assemblyman Ra’s district office at (516) 535-4095 to register for one or all of the lectures.
The series are as follows:
Tuesday, October 11th at 11:00 am
Diabetes: Healthy Living, Eating, & Moving with Alysa Ferguson, MS, RD, CDCES
Tuesday, October 18th at 11:00 am
Scam Prevention Seminar with a scam prevention expert from Nassau County Consumer Affairs
Tuesday, October 25th at 11:00 am
Colon Cancer Awareness – Keep it Moving with Dr. Lynn O’Connor
Come join us for Senior Exercise with Felicia at the Garden City Senior Center!
Classes will take place on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 10 am. Any Garden City resident ages 65 or older is invited to attend these free classes. Classes last approximately 50 minutes and can be done sitting if needed. For further information please call the Senior Center at 385-8006.
Several Seniors have expressed interest in forming a chess group that would meet one day a week at the Senior Center. If this would be of interest to you, please call the Senior Center at 385-8006 to let them know.
Free chess lessons will begin Wednesday September 21st- November 30th, at 3:15-4:15 to all Senior residents given by USCF rated Garden City High School students, Please sign up by calling the Senior Center at (516) 385-8006.
Please join Andrea Albergo for Chi Kung, which is considered a beautiful, peaceful path for body, mind and spirit. Andrea will show how to create a peaceful body by combining movement, breathing and meditation. This class is geared for seniors or the beginner adult. This six week session will begin Thursday, November 10 and will be held at 1 pm at Garden City’s Senior Center. The price for the session is $ 40.
To register this class, please visit the Recreation Office at 108 Rockaway Ave with payment.
Thursday, November 17 at 10:30 am - “Computer Tech Help” from 10:30 to 12:30 pm at Garden City Senior Center by appointment.
Get help on a specific issue on your device from our professional “Trish”. Seniors interested in a “one on one” must register for a 20 minute session within this timeframe by calling Felicia at 385-8006. Please bring your device with you.
You may sit in and listen for a long as you like but will only be individually helped during your designated time. Space is limited.
Start your day with low impact exercise! Joy Cody has set a program with our senior and beginner population in mind!
Classes will take place on your choice on Tuesdays or Thursdays at 9 am at the Senior Center. The one hour class will run for 12 weeks at a cost of $72. This program is open to any resident of the Inc. Village of Garden City.
Classes begin the week of September 20. To register, please visit the Recreation and Parks Office at 108 Rockaway Avenue.
Recreation and Parks has set some time aside for senior artists who are residents of Garden City to gather together to socialize and share your talents. The Senior Center will be open for this on Tuesdays from 2 to 4:15 pm. Bring your own supplies, table covering, table easel (only) and enjoy sharing with other interested seniors. Please note - you are responsible to clean up your area when you are finished.
Recreation and Parks will offer Canasta lessons for seniors on Wednesdays from 1 to 3 pm beginning Wednesday, 11/16 at the Senior Center. These classes will be taught by one of our seniors, Palma Mega.
Lessons are unlimited and are free and no registration necessary. Please come and learn the game and stay to play!
Recreation and Parks will offer a bus tour of Garden City to seniors who are Garden City residents on Tuesday, November 15th from 10:00-noon.
Garden City Historian, John Ellis Kordes has been presenting his bus tours for over 25 years. John has given over 300 of these 2 hour historic tours, which he has designed.
Weather permitting, the bus will depart at 10:00 sharp from the parking lot across the street from the Senior Center, on Golf Club Lane.
Registration is necessary and may be done at the Senior Center front desk, or by calling (516) 385-8006).
Here are Garden City Recreation and Parks’ trips and special events for seniors who are residents of the Inc. Village of Garden City. If you would like to register for any of our trips or events, please call the Senior Center at 385-8006.
More events coming soon!