Senior programs offered this summer

The Chesterfield County Department of Parks and Recreation is offering a series of programs for adults 50 and older this summer. For more information, call Judy Jones, 804-751-4135. To register for programs, call 804-748-1623. A full list of programs can be found in the current Summer Program Guide, available online at

Brain Aerobics
This class provides brain-challenging games and mental exercises, including music, memory activities, illustrations and brain boosters.
Mondays, 10-10:45 a.m., $10 (Course 27187)
June 3-July 1
Chesterfield Senior Center, 4000 Stigall Dr., Midlothian

Discover Chesterfield: A Walking Club
Meet at Harry G. Daniel Park at Ironbridge, Shelter 3, to connect with new walking partners and explore the park. Led by Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation staff.
Tuesday, June 4, 9 a.m., free

50+ History Series: Powhatan Indians

This free program explores the lives of the Eastern Woodlands Indians through drawings made by the early European settlers, historic photographs and images of modern interpreters. Participants will be able to handle reproduction tools, clothing and instruments. At the conclusion of the program, participants will make their own traditional coiled clay pots.
Wednesday, June 5, 10 a.m. (Course 27181)
Ginter Hall South, 11300 Mall Court

Basic Pickleball
Come and play this popular new game. All equipment is provided. Wear court shoes with a low tread and bring water.
Wednesdays, 9-10:30 a.m., $36 (Course 27179)
June 5-July 10
Rockwood Park, 3401 Courthouse Road (Tennis courts 7-9)

This upbeat exercise class is set to music from the 1940s and 50s. Participants do not need to be members of the fitness center to take the class.
Mondays and Wednesdays, Noon-1 p.m., $44 (Course 26943)
June 17-Aug. 22
American Family Fitness, 12900 Amfit Way, Midlothian

Jewelry Design: Earrings and Necklace (ribbon)
Learn some of the fundamentals of making beaded jewelry.
Tuesday, June 18, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $19 (Course 26975)
Chesterfield Senior Center, 4000 Stigall Dr., Midlothian

Learning to Love Your Digital Camera
Attendees are encouraged to bring their camera and instruction manual and learn how to take and share pictures. Additional concepts will be introduced as the class progresses. Space is limited.
Thursday, June 11, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $5 (Course 26955)
Chesterfield Senior Center, 4000 Stigall Dr., Midlothian


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