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Seniors 50+ Programs

       SENIOR SERVICES                     BOOK CLUB
                                           Join us every Friday in our senior lounge
       Drop-In Activities                  from 3:30pm–5:00pm for tea or coffee as
                                           we discuss different books . There is a $1
       NEW ACTIVITIES                      drop-in fee per class .

       Are you interested in joining other seniors   BINGO
       to play, cribbage, chess, or billiards at the
       Federal Way Community Center? Please   Join us on Mondays from 10:00am–12pm
       call us at 253-835-6925 to discuss these   in our senior lounge for some Bingo . All
       programs and any other new programs you   seniors are welcome! $1 for every four cards .
       might be interested in .                                                Health & Fitness
                                           MEMOIR/CREATIVE WRITING
                                           Become inspired and supported as you  TAI CHI FOR HEALTH
       If you’ve never played Bridge before and   discover the wealth of material you have in   Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese system of non-
       would like to, this is the place for you . Join   your own life and memories . Find meaning
       us Wednesdays from 12:30–4:00pm at   from your experiences, and capture it   strenuous movements that focus the mind
                                                                               while conditioning the body . Regardless of
       Federal Way Community Center . There is a   in writing . Join us on Tuesdays from   age or physical ability, practicing Tai Chi can
       $2 drop-in fee per class .          10am–12pm in our senior lounge . There is   improve balance and coordination, increase
                                           a $2 drop-in fee per class .
                                                                               energy and stamina, reduce stress, calm the
                                           DROP-IN QIGONG                      mind and improve overall health . Loose,
                                                                               comfortable clothing is recommended .
                                           Join us every Friday from 8:30–9:30am   Register early, at least one week prior to
                                           for Qigong . Qigong literally translates to   class start date to ensure a space and avoid
                                           “energy exercise” and has been used in   class cancellations .
                                           China for many years to regulate the body’s
                                           energy flow and promote healing . This class   Beginner Tai Chi
                                                                               This class will teach the traditional Yang
                                           will teach basic breathing exercises to help   style short/24 form set . To complete all
                                           circulate your body’s energy and help with   24 forms requires 12 to 16 classes . Loose
                                           relaxation . Please wear loose, comfortable
                                           clothing . There is a $2 drop-in fee per class .  comfortable clothing is recommended .
                                                                               All Ages | $128 | 16 wk(s)
                                           DROP-IN TAI CHI                     ID#59475 | 1/9–4/24 | Tu | 6–7pm
                                                                               FWCC, Instr: Elaine Welty
                                           Join us every Wednesday from 1:00–2:00pm
       DUPLICATE BRIDGE PLAYER’S           for some Tai Chi . There is no instruction  Therapeutic Tai Chi
                                           during these drop-in sessions . There is a $2
                                                                               This class teaches a simplified set of 8 forms
       GROUP WITH LESSONS                  drop-in fee per class .             for those looking to work on balance and
       Join us Monday afternoons from 12:15pm–                                 coordination skills in a tai chi context .
       4:00pm for intermediate and above skill  OPEN PICKLEBALL FOR SENIORS    The CDC has recognized this simplified
       levels . Lessons start promptly at 12:30pm   Played in doubles format, this exciting   set as proven for preventing falls . Loose
       followed by games at 1:00pm . An    paddle sport is a mixture of tennis,   comfortable clothing is recommended .
       experienced director and teacher will be   badminton and ping pong . There is a   All Ages | $64 | 16 wk(s)
       here to teach and facilitate play . Everyone is
       welcome . There is a $2 drop-in fee per class .  $3 drop-in fee per class or you may pay   ID#59477 | 1/9–4/24 | Tu | 4:30–5pm
                                           the trimester fee . Monday–Thursday   FWCC, Instr: Elaine Welty
       BEGINNING LINE DANCING              7am–12pm . From 7am–9am we will     Intermediate Tai Chi Class
                                           have competitive challenge courts for
       Join us on Mondays and Thursdays from   competitive players and from 9am–12pm   This class is a follow on to the beginner
                                                                               class . It is intended for those that have
       1–2:30pm to learn the basics of line dancing .   we will have open play courts available for   learned all 24 forms of the Yang style short
       Don’t miss your chance to get some exercise   all levels of play . On Wednesdays from 9am–
       and meet some new people . Everyone is   10am we will have instructional sessions   form set, and seek the benefit of group
                                                                               practice and further discussion .
       welcome . Please wear comfortable shoes .   for newcomers that will cover the basic
       There is a $1 drop in fee per class .   strategies and fundamentals of pickleball .  All Ages | $128 | 16 wk(s)
                                                                               ID#59480 | 1/9–4/24 | Tu | 5–6pm
                                           Pickleball Trimester Fee            FWCC, Instr: Elaine Welty
                                           Age 50 + | $120 | 16 wk(s)
                                           ID#59474 | 1/2–4/30 | M–Th | 6:30am–12pm

        Registration Line • 253-835-6916 | • 253-835-6900  Parks & Rec. Program Guide | Winter 2018  5
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