Older Adult Programs

Mah Jongg

Join us Mondays at 1pm for FREE.  If you have SilverSneakers, Silver&Fit, Active &Fit, or Renew Active, please bring your membership card and check-in.

Taekwondo

Start date: July 6, 2022 - End date: January 31, 2025

Time: 5:30-6:30pm

Location: CRCC East Gym

Martial Arts classes for children & adults. Improve your balance, strength, coordination, and flexibility. Integrate body, mind, and spirit using the Taekwondo tenets: Courtesy, Integrity, Perseverance, Self-Control and Indomitable Spirit. Sahn Taekwondo classes are taught by Nationally and Internationally certified instructors: Ms. Cedar Rose Guelberth, 3rd Dan, & Grand Master Richard Hodder, 9th Dan. Six-month pre-registration discounts available.

Ages: 6 years & up
Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:30-6:30pm, Saturdays 10am-11am Sopris Park (weather permitting)
Dates: Year Round
Cost: $90/month; $73/month (2nd member of family); $53/month (3rd and more family members)
For more information: Ms. Cedar Rose (970) 948-8774

Fall at the Gardens: Harvest Iluminated

Date: October 29, 2022

Time: 1-9pm

Join us for a trip to the Western Colorado Botanical Gardens in Grand Junction and see spectacular pumpkin sculptures created by artists from around the world.  We will head down for an early dinner in downtown Grand Junction and then tour the Gardens.

Day: Saturday
Date: October 29
Time: 1pm-9pm
Cost: $15
Min/Max: 6/12
Registration Deadline: One week prior
Location: Van will depart from/return to the CRCC and Crystal Meadows Commons IV (if you live downvalley from Carbondale, accommodations may be made for pickup/dropoff)

 

Eagle Winter Market and Holiday Fair

Date: November 12, 2022

Time: 8am-2pm

Join us for a trip to the Eagle Winter Market and Holiday Fair!

The Winter Market & Holiday Fair is one-stop shopping for anyone who delights in holiday must-haves, handmade crafts, beauty products, food, and more! It is free and open to the public, Saturday, November 13th at the Eagle River Center, in Eagle.

Enjoy family and pet photos with Santa, color holiday pages in the coloring zone, get your face painted, and enjoy a holiday beer or wine on site!  The Winter Market & Holiday Fair is the perfect way to get holiday shopping done early with some of the best craft vendors in the state.

All attendees are asked to donate non-perishable food items for the Vail Valley Salvation Army Food Pantry.

Day: Saturday
Date: November 12
Time: 8am-2pm
Cost: $10
Min/Max: 6/12
Registration Deadline: One week prior
Location: Van will depart from/return to the CRCC and Crystal Meadows Commons IV (if you live between Carbondale and Eagle, accommodations may be made for pickup/drop-off)

 

Winter on the Mountain at the Glenwood Caverns

Date: December 16, 2022

Time: 4-8pm

Location: Van will pick up/drop off at the Carbondale Recreation and Community Center and Crystal Meadows Commons IV

Ride the tram to the Glenwood Caverns to check out more than half a million lights at the top, including a giant musical Christmas Tree that puts on a show every 30 minutes!  There will be live music (Feeding Giants, an acoustic duo playing Coffee House rock), and food and drink specials.  Tram ride fee included.  Please bring money for food, drinks, or souvenir shopping!

Date: December 16,2022
Time: 4-8pm
Cost: $5 
Min/Max: 6/10
Registration Deadline: One week prior
Pick Up/Drop Off: Carbondale Recreation and Community Center and Crystal Meadows Senior Housing Commons IV

Winter 2023 Advanced Pickleball Ladder League for Women

Start date: January 15, 2023 - End date: March 19, 2023

Time: 5-7pm

Location: Carbondale Recreation and Community Center

Women’s Advanced Pickleball Ladder League – 9-week series
Level of play: Advanced
Requirements: Must have fairly consistent drop shots, ability to sustain dink rallies, and demonstrate various levels of strategies of the game of pickleball.

Format: The first 2 weeks will be round robins which will result in your placement on the initial rungs of the ladder. During the remaining sessions, there should be lots of movement up and down on the ladder as scores of each individual player are accumulated and will determine who moves up or down on the rungs. Games will be to 11 (win by one) or 14 minutes. There will be some match point play to 15 as well.

Note: There may be additional opportunities for drilling and coaching before play.

Day: Sunday
Dates: January 15, 22, 29, February 5, 12, 19, March 5, 12, 19
Time: 5-7pm
Cost: $40
Age: 18+
Min/Max: 12/14
Ladder Captain: Nannette Weinhold

Tri for the Sun Triathlon

Date: June 11, 2023

Time: 7:00am

Location: Carbondale Pool / Sunlight Mtn Resort

Join us for the 3rd Annual Tri for the Sun!

Swim 1/2 mile at the Carbondale Pool
Bike 16 miles (2,700 vert) via Dry Park
Run 5k (600 vert) at Sunlight Mtn Resort

More information to come!

 

 

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The Silver&Fit exercise and healthy aging program is provided by American Specialty Health. It’s designed specifically for older adults. You may get access to Silver&Fit as a Medicare beneficiary through many insurance companies’ Medicare Advantage and Supplement plans.

Certain Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement plans include the Silver&Fit program as a benefit. Some people may also get access through a group retirement health plan.

You must meet at least one of these criteria to be eligible for Silver&Fit:

  • You are age 65 or older.
  • You are currently enrolled in Medicare.

To find out if you’re eligible, visit this online Silver&Fit eligibility check. You’ll need accept the Terms and Conditions, then enter your first name, last name, and birth date. If you’re an eligible Silver&Fit program member, follow the steps to enroll online.

We also accept Active&Fit.

Renew Active is available at no additional cost, exclusively from UnitedHealthcare® Medicare Plans.

Renew Active is a fitness program for body and mind designed to help people live their best lives and achieve their health and wellness goals. It provides access to an extensive choice of more than 6,000 fitness locations, including national, regional and local options, at no additional cost.

Please visit https://uhcrenewactive.com/home for more information.

The SilverSneakers Fitness Program offers a unique blend of physical activity, healthy lifestyle and socially oriented programming that enables older adults to take greater control of their health. It is available at no additional cost to individuals who belong to a participating Insurance Plan. Please call the Front Desk at 970.510.1292.

  • A FREE membership at Carbondale’s Recreation & Community Center with access to conditioning classes, exercise equipment, pool, and other amenities that accompany the basic membership
  • Access to any participating fitness center throughout the U.S. while traveling
  • Customized SilverSneakers classes designed exclusively for older adults who want to improve their strength, flexibility, balance and endurance
  • Health education seminars and other events that promote the benefits of a healthy lifestyle
  • A specially trained Senior Advisor at the fitness center to introduce you to SilverSneakers and acquaint you with their site & equipment