Techny Prairie Activity Center Celebrates National Senior Health & Fitness Day

  • Courtesy of Northbrook Park District

 
 
Updated 5/17/2022 9:24 AM

On Wednesday, May 25, celebrate National Senior Health and Fitness Day by joining Techny Prairie Activity Center (TPAC) for a variety of specialty classes, workshops, knowledgeable instructors, and a light lunch. Beginning at 10 a.m., guests will check in and be welcomed to TPAC. Events to be held at 180 Anets Drive include:

10:30-11:15 a.m.: MEGA W.O.W. class in the gym led by instructors Connie and Kruti.

 

11:30 a.m. to noon: Nutrition workshop, "Special Nutrition Recommendations for Seniors" by Dina Genovese, R.D., accompanied by a light lunch.

12:10-12:40 p.m. and 12:50-1:20 p.m.: Chair Yoga and Zumba Gold (two groups at 30 minutes each)

1:20-1:30 p.m.: Wrap up event with prize drawings!

Northbrook Park District Fitness Supervisor Rachel Tandy is excited to offer an event that focuses specifically on the Senior and Active Aging population. Regular movement is crucial for seniors to maintain health, build immune systems, and prevent falls and injury. Tandy explained, "The TPAC instructors are skilled in providing seniors with programs and information they can use to increase quality of life as they age. We also provide a fun community environment where participants can meet and move with friends and discover the joy in exercise."

This event is free for Northbrook Senior Center members and Techny Prairie Activity Center members, and $25 for nonmembers. Registration is required at nbparks.org.

For more information about classes and programs at Techny Prairie Activity Center or at the Northbrook Senior Center, visit nbparks.org, call 847-291-2995 or email customerservice@nbparks.org.

Established in 1927, Northbrook Park District's mission is to enhance the community by providing outstanding services, parks and facilities through environmental, social and financial stewardship.

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