Senior Ongoing Programs


BASKET WEAVERS

Additional Information: Group meets the second Monday of each month.

Date
Day
Time
Location
Dec. 9Monday10 a.m. - 4 p.m.Christiansburg Rec Center-Classroom 2
Jan. 13Monday10 a.m. - 4 p.m.Christiansburg Rec Center-Classroom 2
Feb. 10Monday10 a.m. - 4 p.m.Christiansburg Rec Center-Classroom 2
Mar. 9 Monday10 a.m. - 4 p.m.Christiansburg Rec Center-Classroom 2
April 13Monday10 a.m. - 4 p.m.Christiansburg Rec Center-Classroom 2


BIBLE STUDY

Additional Information: Revolving pastors provide non-denominational devotions.

Day
Time
Location
Thursdays
10:15 -10:45 a.m.
Senior Activities Room – Christiansburg Rec Center


BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS

Additional Information: Keep track of your blood pressure with this FREE service offered 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Wednesday of each month.

Day
Time
Location
Wednesday
9:30 – 10 a.m.
Senior Activities Room – Christiansburg Rec Center


CARE GIVER SUPPORT GROUP GOSPEL SING

Additional Info: We all know taking care of a loved one can take a physical and emotional toll on a person, while also trying to take care of themselves. The support group will provide participants to have a little time for themselves, meet others and resources. The support group meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month. Please call to pre-register                   Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center-Senior Lounge

Eligibility DatesTimeFee
50 & overWednesday, Nov. 20 and Dec. 18, Jan. 15, Feb. 19, Mar. 18, April 152 p.m.Free, pre-register


HEARING SCREENINGS

Additional Info: Blue Ridge Soundz will be offering monthly hearing screenings. For more information, please contact Tammy Caldwell (tcaldwell@christiansburg.org) or Tina Snyder (knitpic@aol.com).

EligibilityDaysTimeFee
18 & overSecond Tuesday of each month9 a.m.Free


HELPING HANDS

Additional Info: Helping Hands is a group of crafters coming together every week to make items for various needs in our community. Please feel free to join us for a fun afternoon of knitting, sewing or crocheting and connect with some new friends and make a difference in our community. For more information please contact Tammy Caldwell (tcaldwell@christiansburg.org) or Tina Snyder (knitpic@aol.com).  Location: Senior Activities Room

EligibilityDaysTimeFee
18 & overWednesdays1 - 3 p.m.Free


GOSPEL SING

Additional Info: Vanessa Eason leads an inspirational sing-a-long.

Date
Day
Time
Location
Dec. 3Tuesday10 a.m.Christiansburg Rec Center-Senior Activities Room
Jan. 7Tuesday10 a.m. Christiansburg Rec Center-Senior Activities Room
Feb. 4Tuesday10 a.m.Christiansburg Rec Center-Senior Activities Room
Mar. 3Tuesday10 a.m.Christiansburg Rec Center-Senior Activities Room
April 7Tuesday10 a.m.Christiansburg Rec Center-Senior Activities Room


VETERAN'S CAFE 

Additional Information: Thank you for your service! Please join us for a coffee social hour. Come and join us, relax and share stories with fellow veterans. Refreshments will be provided. Pre-Register 1 week prior to meeting   Co-sponsored with Carilion Clinic NRV Hospice "Level 4 We Honor Veterans Participate"  Minimum: 3   Maximum: 12

EligibilityDatesTimeFee
50 & overWednesday, Dec. 411:45 a.m.Free
50 & overWednesday, Feb. 511 a.m.Free
50 & overWednesday, April 111 a.m.Free


INTERNET USAGE

Additional Information: Internet access for senior citizens is available Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., unless there is a program in progress.

Day
Time
Location
Monday – Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Senior Activities Room – Christiansburg Recreation Center

 

SCRABBLE PLAYERS 

Additional Information: Do you enjoy a good friendly game of scrabble but not the competitiveness? Come out and play with other scrabble players. The group meets the 1st Friday each month and the 3rd Sunday each month from    1:30 - 4:30 p.m. There is no fee to play. For more information please contact Tammy Caldwell, (540) 382-2349 ext. 2003 or email tcaldwell@christiansburg.org    Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center Senior Lounge

SENIOR AEROBICS WINTER SESSION

Additional Information: An ongoing low impact aerobics class designed for the more physically fit senior. Registration is required prior to joining the class. As with any exercise regimen, we advise you to talk with your doctor before joining the class. Note: Class is free with a valid membership otherwise $2 per class. A 12 class pass can be purchased for $24

RegistrationDate/Days
Time
Location
Dec. 4 - Jan. 2Monday, Jan. 6 (M,W,F)7:30 -8:30 a.m.
MPRM 2


SENIOR MOTIONS WINTER SESSION

Additional Information: A less strenuous chair level exercise class designed for seniors who may have physical limitations. Registration is required prior to joining the class. As with any exercise regimen, we advise you to talk with your doctor before joining the class. Note: Class is free with a valid membership otherwise $2 per class. A 12 class pass can be purchased for $24.

RegistrationDate/Days
Time
Location
Dec. 4 - Jan. 2Monday, Jan 6 (M,W,F)10:45 - 11:45 a.m.MPRM 2
Dec. 4 - Jan. 2Tuesday, Jan. 7 (T,Th)11:30 - 12:30 p.m.MPRM 2


SENIOR BILLIARDS

Additional Information: The senior billiard room is available for play, except during lessons, tournaments or special events. Billiard room is locked after 5 p.m. M-F and weekends. If you are a senior and would like to access after-hours, please contact the Recreation Supervisor on duty at the front desk.

Date
Day
Time
Location
OngoingSunday-Saturday
8 – 5 p.m.
Billiard Room


SENIOR LOCK BOX PROGRAM AGES 50 PLUS

Additional Information: The senior lockbox program provides emergency first responders a way to gain access into the homes of participating residents to expedite access during a medical or other emergency. This program is sponsored by Christiansburg/Montgomery Triad S.A.L.T Council and Christiansburg Police Department. For more information, please contact David Wall, Crime Prevention Specialist at 382-3131 or Master Deputy Chris Lucas at (540) 382-6195 ext. 44412.