Phone - (516) 465-4075
Due to the overwhelming response to our summer evening yoga class we have to decided to continue class through the summer! This 8 week yoga session will again be taught by Kim Mercadante, ERYT.
PLEASE NOTE: The day of the week has changed. These classes will be held at the Garden City Senior Center on Mondays on the following dates:
September 11, 25, October 2, 16, 23, 30, November 13 and 20.
Two sessions will be offered-
Beginner class – 6:45 to 7:45 pm
Intermediate class – 8 to 9 pm, for this class participants should:
The cost of this session will be $80. This session is open to Garden City residents ages 18 or older. Space is limited so prior registration is necessary. Please fill out the attached form and return it to the Recreation and Parks Office at 108 Rockaway Avenue or, if you have a password you can register online at www.gcreconline.gardencityny.net.
The Garden City’s Department of Recreation and Parks will offer an adult art class this fall. This ten week program will teach the beginner as well as the advanced student the art of painting portraits and landscapes/still-life in pastel from photographs. Arleen Rueth Urban, the instructor for this program, is a signature member of the Pastel Society of America.
Classes will be held Fridays from 9 to 11:30 a.m. The cost of this program will be $ 140. This class is open to adult residents who reside in the Inc. Village of Garden City. Classes are held in St. Paul’s Cluett Hall beginning Friday, September 8th.
The first lesson includes a portrait and landscape demonstration. At that time, a supply list is provided.
Demonstrations will be available as needed throughout the program. Each student will receive the individual attention required as they move at their own pace and level of expertise.
To register for this session please visit the Recreation and Parks office at 108 Rockaway Avenue. If you have a password, you may register online at gcreconline.gardencityny.net.
“Chess4Community” has graciously offered to give free chess lessons to our seniors. This program will begin on Wednesday September 8th and run for four weeks. The one hour class will be held at the Senior Center at 3 pm. This program will be run by USCF players. For further information or to register for this program please call the Senior Center at 385-8006 or come down and join in!
Learn about the types of scams and how to prevent yourself from becoming a victim. This informative workshop will educate you on the various types of senior scams and what safeguards to use. This program will be held on Wednesday, September 13 at 11:15 am at the Senior Center. Please register by call the Senior Center front desk 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 eight week session will begin Thursday, September 14th and will be held at 1 pm at the Senior Center, 6 Golf Club Ln. The price for the session is $45.
To register this class, please visit the Recreation Office at 108 Rockaway Avenue.
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 – Chair Yoga with Maggie at 11:15 am
Line or Chair Dancing with Felicia at 2:30
Wednesdays – Chair Exercise with Felicia at 10 am
Thursdays - Yoga with Maggie at 11:15 am
Chi Kung with Andrea at 1:15 pm - nominal charge
Fridays – Chair Exercise with Felicia at 10 am
Resistance Bands at 11 am
For further information please contact the Senior Center at
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 60 or older is invited to attend these free classes. Classes last approximately 60 Minutes and can be done sitting if needed. For further information please call the Senior Center at 516-385-8006.
Recreation and Parks will offer Canasta lessons for seniors on Wednesdays from 1 to 3 pm beginning Wednesday, 1/18 at the Senior Center. These classes will be taught by one of our seniors, Palma Mega.
Lessons are free and registration is necessary. January session is full, but please call Senior Center to be added to the waitlist. Please come and learn the game and stay to play!
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 516-385-8006.
More events coming soon!