Older Adult Programs

Taekwondo and Korean Martial Arts

Start date: January 1, 2023 - End date: December 31, 2025

Time: 6 - 7pm

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: Master Instructor Cedar Rose Guelberth, 4th Dan, & Grand Master Richard Hodder, 9th Dan. Six-month pre-registration discounts available.

Ages: 7 years & up (6 year olds are considered on an individual basis and if joining with an adult or older sibling)
Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays 6-7pm, Saturdays 10am-11am 
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

Drop-In Cribbage

Start date: February 6, 2024 - End date: December 30, 2025

Time: 6:30pm - Close

Location: Carbondale Recreation and Community Center Activity Room

Join fellow community members Tuesday Nights for drop-in cribbage games.  This is for both people who have played for years and people who want to learn.  Meet new people, come out for a date night, make new friends, and more.  Bring snacks or non-alcoholic drinks to share.  Lets play!

Days: Tuesdays
Dates: Ongoing beginning February 6
Times: 6:30pm to Closing (you do not have to stay the entire time it is available for play between these times)
Ages: All ages welcome geared towards adults or kids who are cards sharks
Location: Carbondale Community Center Activity Room
Cost: Free with membership or drop in rate
Registration: non required

Nursery Tour

Date: May 18, 2024

Time: 9am-3pm

Get ready to get planting! Join Carbondale Parks and Rec for a beautiful Saturday of nursery visits.  We will visit multiple nurseries between Glenwood and Rifle, with a break for lunch in between. Bring money for plant purchases and lunch!

Day: Saturday
Date: May 18
Time: 9am-4pm
Location: The van will depart from and return to the Carbondale Recreation and Community Center, with additional pick up/drop off locations at Sopris Lodge and Crystal Meadows Senior Housing.  If you live down valley and would like to arrange a pick up/drop off at a neutral location, please call the CRCC at 970-510-1290.
Cost: $15
Min/Max: 6/12

Please note transportation is in standard 15-passenger vans that require mobility for getting in and out.  At this time, we are unable to accommodate persons who cannot enter or exit unassisted.  The vans are not wheelchair accessible.  If you require a seat near the front for mobility, motion sickness, or other reasons, please note this during registration.  We will do our best to accommodate when available. 

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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