Fitness for Seniors

Senior Gym Time
Date:
Monday - Friday
Time:School Hours 9:30-11:30 a.m. (School year)
Time: Summer Hours 5:30-6:30 p.m. (Summer)
Fee: $10 residents / $20 nonresidents (six month cycle)
Location: Southern Pines Recreation Center

Walking is one of the best methods of exercising. It helps burn calories, reduces the risk of developing or dying of heart disease, helps maintain healthy bones, controls blood pressure, etc. Come out and join the senior gym time and enjoy walking while meeting new people. Gyms are climate controlled. Enjoy our weekly activity day (corn hole, basketball, football throw, etc) on Wednesdays plus refreshments. Coffee available.

Fitness Room
Date:
Monday - Friday
Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Fee: $10 residents /$20 nonresidents (six month cycle)
Location: Douglass Community Center

Get into shape in our Douglass Community Center fitness room. Equipment available includes: exercise balls, stretch bands, free weights, exercise tubing, universal machine, elliptical machine, stationary bikes, treadmill, Wii fit, and more. Fitness room is open during regular operating hours. You can not get a better deal than this for fitness equipment.

Disc Golf
Date:
Wednesdays
Time: 9-11 a.m.
Location: Reservoir Park
Call 910-692-7376 to sign up prior to the day of the event.

Disc golf is a flying disc game in which individual players throw a flying disc at a target. According to the Professional Disc Golf Association, "The object of the game is to traverse a course from beginning to end in the fewest number of throws of the disc." The number of disc golf coiurses doubled in the eight years from 2000 to 2008. The game is played in about 40 countries around the world. It is similar to golf and very fun. Come out and experience this fun, entertaining game at the beautiful Reservoir Park.

Bocce Ball
Date:
Fridays
Time: 9-11 a.m.
Location: Memorial Park
Call 910-692-7376 one day prior to sign up for play.

Bocce ball is a ball sport that can be played with two players, teams and more! This game has been played since the 1500's. We will enjoy being outdoors and having fun. Breakfast bars and water on site.

Shuffleboard
Location:
Memorial Park Shuffleboard Court

You can enjoy one of the most fun activities for free! Stop by the Douglass Community Center to check out a key and play shuffleboard at our Memorial Park location. We have two shuffleboard Courts. You can play day or night.