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To Register for programs, Call Shrewsbury Parks and Recreation
or register in person at the Shrewsbury City Center.
Golden Gamesters Card & Game Club
Introducing our "Golden Gamesters Card and Game Club" – an engaging activity tailored to seniors who have a passion for camaraderie, strategy, and friendly competition. This club is a haven for those who appreciate the joy of traditional card games, table and board games, and who seek to forge meaningful connections while indulging in their favorite pastimes. Enjoy games over coffee and light refreshments.
Date: 2nd Thursday of the Month
Time: 10:00 am-2:00 pm
Fee: $2 per day
Matter of Balance: SESSION FULL
As the No. 1 cause of injuries and death from injury, falls threaten the independence of older adults and often prove costly, as well. The Matter of Balance program helps adults 50 years old and up realize that falls, and the fear of falling, are controllable. This 8-week program provides information on ways to change your environment to limit risk factors that contribute to falling, and will help you find strength and balance exercises to reduce your chances of falling. Improved flexibility and range of motion with stretches and light movements introduced in the third class. Participants are asked to attend at least 5 out of 8 days during the session. Presented by University of Missouri-Extension.
Free to attend, pre-registration is required, spots are limited.
Dates: Mondays, January 29-March 25, Skip February 19th
Time: 1:00-3:00 pm
Kick the Achiness of Arthritis
Arthritis is one of the most common diagnoses, encompassing at least 200,000 new cases a year. This course is designed to help you learn the best ways to manage arthritis with exercise. A trained physical therapist will direct you through minimal-load exercises and activities to maximize your function and minimize your pain! This course will be directed towards the lower body. Presented by Oasis.
Free to attend, pre-registration is required.
Date: Thursday, March 14th
Time: 10:00 am
Greater St. Louis Dog Training Programs
The Greater Saint Louis Training Club is a non-profit 501c3 organization that advocates and delivers innovative force-free canine training, sponsors events, and provides education for dog enthusiasts to advance the human-canine bond. All of our training starts with the Just for You Behavior and Training Seminar (BAT 101). The BAT 101 seminar will get you prepared for our puppy and family dog classes, as we cover state-of-the-art training methods, leadership, and training equipment. You’ll learn the most effective way to train your dog, how to manage common behavior problems, and how to prepare for class. This 90-minute online presentation provides you with a solid foundation for your first class.
To register for the seminar, go to our website www.gsltc.org and under the login tab create a new student account. You will need to add your dog in order to register for any dog training classes. After the Behavior and Training Seminar, register for Puppy Kindergarten or Foundation Manners, based on your pet’s age. All puppies attending class must have Bordetella and at least one round of DHPP. Each dog is allowed up to 2 handlers. Behavior and Training Seminar: $25 Five Session Training Pass: $125
Puppy KINDERGARTEN: Open for puppies between 8-14 weeks old. Our puppy socialization classes are uniquely designed to take advantage of your puppy’s developmental periods. These classes allow opportunities for off-leash socialization with other puppies so your puppy can learn or build on good social skills.
Foundation Manners: For dogs over 16 weeks old. When you want a well-mannered family dog, your dog needs to learn helpful obedience skills. Whether your dog is a complete novice or a seasoned old-timer who is new in your home, you and your dog will benefit! With this class, we help you and your dog progress through a Good Dog and Super Dog level. Then you are eligible to take more advanced classes in the future.