Active Adults

Oakland Park - Active Adults

ALL City events have been suspended until further notice. A declaration of emergency had been signed by the State, County and Mayor of the City of Oakland Park with regard to the COVID-19 virus. The health and safety of our community is our utmost priority. We thank you for your understanding of these precautionary measures that have been taken.

During this time of social distancing Oakland Park - Parks and Leisure Services staff has gone into creative mode to produce a variety of activities for all ages! Our purpose is to keep your minds and bodies healthy and active!
Please, check out our Active Adults Facebook Group for daily activities!



This program is designed for adults ages 55 and older. Programming is varied and available to people of all ability levels. Enjoy the camaraderie, make new friends, and 
stay active.
 
Collins Community Center
3900 NE 3rd Ave,
Oakland Park, Florida 33334

Activities


Active Adults Virtual Classes

Virtual Enhanced Fitness: Mondays & Fridays 10am-11am
Move through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and functional fitness to enhance your daily living.  Enhanced Fitness offers a wide variety of techniques to strengthen the body and mind such as balance, core strength, aerobic conditioning and stretching. This class is designed to improve the quality of life for our more mature members in mind.

 

Virtual Bingo: Tuesdays, 10am-11am
Bingo! You can either use a virtual card on your device or contact us to have a bingo card delivered to your home. Enjoy interaction with a fun and amazing group of your peers.

 

Virtual Arts & Crafts: Tuesdays, 12pm– 1pm
Arts & crafts are one of our favorites at home activities, but wouldn't it be nice to have the someone take over and guide you occasionally? Our staff will provide a weekly simple craft that easy, fun, and inexpensive that you can do right from the comfort of your own home.

 

Virtual Coffee, Couch and Conversation: Wednesdays, 10am-11am
The conversation piece of Coffee, Couch and Conversation generally falls into one of three categories – topic, activity and /or guest. A staff person will facilitate the conversation, but we will also do free-form conversation, offering suggested topics to help give participants something to talk about. Our goal is to focus on what we have in common regardless of our status. We seek to provide an opportunity to keep open dialogue with each other in a respectful and controlled environment.

VIRTUAL WORD SEARCH: Wednesdays, 12am-1pm
Come enjoy word search, the classic puzzle game with thousands of free puzzles. Your goal is to find the list of words hidden in the grid. Words can be discovered horizontally, vertically, diagonally, or backwards. Swipe and drag to select words in the grid once they are found.

 

Virtual Jeopardy: Thursdays, 10am-11am
Engage yourself in the virtual format of the famous game show of the same name, we invite you to participate in answering a selection of questions from the comfort of your home. Players compete for leaderboard dominance by racking up points throughout the rounds.

 

Virtual Creative Drawing: 1st Thursday, 11am-12pm

Have you always thought of drawing as other people do, but never thought of drawing to spend your free time? Come join us learning the basics of drawing: recognizing edges, lines, angles, shading, and more. The class which last less than an hour, only require a bit of time and basic art supplies. The supply list included basic art supplies, like pencils, erasers, and a sketchbook.


Virtual Chair Yoga: 3rd Thursday, 11am-12pm

Join us for a gentle chair yoga session. We will do some breath awareness, stretching, and mindful movements. Yoga helps to calm us and build flexibility and strength. If you are experiencing anxiety during these unusual times, this might be a nice relaxing session for you! No yoga experience or equipment necessary!


Virtual Hangman: 2nd & 4th Thursdays, 11am-12pm

Hangman is a paper and pencil guessing game for two or more players. One player thinks of a word, phrase or sentence and the other(s) tries to guess it by suggesting letters within a certain number of guesses.



For more information on the Active Adults program, please contact Steve Mattair, Recreation Coordinator, at 954-630-4494.