Active Adults 55+ Programs & Activities
We 💚 our Seniors!
IGH Parks & Rec offers seniors many opportunities to stay active and and engaged at the Veterans Memorial Community Center and find a sense of community and friendship in the IGH Senior Club.
Only Activities with links are open for registration.
Click the link to find your program. Each program has a blue bubble icon on the registration page, which provides all the details about the program.
55+ Driver Safety Class – (ages 55+) Certified instructor teaches this class. Those who complete the class qualify for a 10% discount on auto insurance. The Driver Improvement courses are open to the public and held at the VMCC; Pre-registration is required through the MN Highway Safety & Research Center.
If you prefer to call to
The Family Love Letter - Tuesday, Feb. 9 | Free
Music Therapy - Wednesday, Feb. 10 | Free
Identity Theft & Senior SCAMS - Tuesday, March 9 | Free
Good Grief: When your Loved One Dies - Wednesday, March 17 | Free
Medicare 101 - Wednesday, March 31 | Free
The 5 “W’s” of ESTATE SETTLEMENT | Who, What, When, Where and Why - Tuesday, April 16 | Free
*Currently the National Guard Gymnasium is CLOSED to all recreation and VMCC-related activities as it is a designated COVID-19 testing site.
The Senior Center is CLOSEDPickleball
History Book Club
Meets every fourth Monday of the month at the VMCC from 10-11 a.m. Discuss selected books with this free, drop-in group, no registration is required. For more information, view 'The Scoop' section of the current Parks & Recreation brochure.
Note: Room location will be posted in the VMCC on day of club.Upcoming Dates
Currently POSTPONEDDay Trips
Senior Club Luncheons
Fitness Center & Personal Training
Fitness Center & Personal Training
UCare Member Discounts
UCare for Seniors members and EssentialCare members are eligible for one $15 discount per calendar year on most community education/recreation programs including trips! Members simply show their UCare ID card when registering for the trip/class to receive the discount. Members must be enrolled with UCare at the time of the trip/class to receive the discount. UCare Choices and Fairview Choices members are not eligible for the $15 class discount. Other restrictions may apply.
Driver's Ed Refresher Courses
The Driver Improvement courses are open to the public; pre-registration is required. A MN Highway Safety & Research Center certified instructor teaches this class. Those who complete the course qualify for a 10% discount on their auto insurance premiums for three years, according to Minnesota law. First time participants must complete the initial eight hours of training and a four hour refresher class every three years to maintain the discount.
1-(888)-234-1294 or www.mnsafetycenter.org
Happy Feet Foot Services - $38
Relax and enjoy a half hour of pampering every fourth Tuesday of the month! A nurse will provide a foot soak, nail trim, foot massage and foot treatment.
To schedule an appointment, call 763-560-5136.
Free Blood Pressure Checks
Stop by on the third Friday of every month in the lobby of the Grove Aquatic & Fitness Center for a Free blood pressure check provide by Fairview Health Services.
Indoor Walking Program
3-D Gait Analysis
Improve your posture, biomechanical imbalances to prevent injury, ease pain and/or improve your walking or running speed. Your gait will be analyzed and a set of corrective exercises will be prescribed based on the results.
Who can benefit?
Athletes, those recovering from injury or stroke or anyone who wants to improve their walking or running gait. Analysis is performed by Dr. Greg DeNunzio, DC, BSME Clinical Coordinator- Biomechanics Division Chief of Staff, Sweere Center for Clinical Biomechanics and Applied Ergonomics
Fee: $149 / members; $199 / non-members
Register: currently unavailable
- Senior Housing
- Senior Resources
- Yellow Ribbon Campaign
Senior Center is CLOSED
The IGH Senior Club is a place for camaraderie, socializing and entertainment, while participating in interactive and exciting activities, including monthly luncheons, weekly card games, holiday party and more! Activities are held at the Veterans Memorial Community Center in the Senior Center (Community Room 2).
2021 Membership: $15/person
Your membership dues support the Club and its work. All current 2020 memberships are extended through 2021. The Club is managed by a Board and in partnership with IGH Parks & Rec. Call 651-450-2585 to sign up or in-person at the IGH Parks Recreation Office.
Senior Club Book Club - RESUMES FEB 2021!
This group is for Senior Club members only and meets every second TUESDAY of the month at 1 p.m. at the VMCC.
Note: Room location will be posted in the VMCC on day of club.
View 'The Scoop' section of the current Parks & Recreation Brochure for more details.
Upcoming Book Club Dates:
- Feb. 9
- March 9
Weekly Card Games
Weekly card games are currently postponed.
Every week the Senior Center hosts several card games. No registration required, just make sure to be on time!
Monthly Luncheons are currently postponed.
Join us for good food and entertainment on the second Monday of the month. Members receive a discount! Sign-up at least a week prior with the Parks & Rec staff at 651-450-2585.
Luncheons are currently postponed.
Register for Active Adult 55+ Programs, Sports & Leagues
Online for Programs & Sports • Online for Leagues • By Phone: 651-450-2480
In-Person: 8055 Barbara Avenue
Free Agent Registration
If you want to play in adult leagues but can't find teammates, you can register as a free agent. Complete and submit the Free Agent Registration Form.
Weather Impacts to Programs, Events and Activities led by the City of IGH*
Wondering if an event or your practice/game is still on due to inclement weather?
Call the IGH Weather Hot Line at 651-450-2595 to check the status for city-led program and events due to inclement weather. We strive to update by 4:30 p.m. After hours, it is up to the coaches and instructors to make the final decision.
*We cannot make weather-related decisions for other league associations or events held in our community by other businesses or organizations.