Exercise – Looking to stay in shape? The Eisenhower Senior Center is equipped with exercise equipment available for Bridgeport seniors to use daily from 8:30AM to 3:30PM. Stationary bikes, treadmills and hand weights are available free of charge. In addition to workout equipment, our centers also offer some classes to help you stay in shape.
Three of our centers provides a daily schedule of recreational activities. Black Rock provides seniors with Line Dancing (every Monday 10:00AM to 11:30AM) Tai-Chi (every Tuesday and Thursday 9:30AM to 10:15AM) and Zumba (every Tuesday and Thursday at 11:15AM to 12:00PM) to stay fit and active. Eisenhower Center provides Zumba; (every Monday 10:00AM to 11:00AM) Chair Exercise (every Wednesday at 10:00AM to 11:00AM) and Line Dancing (every Friday 11:00AM to 12:00PM). East Side seniors stay healthy by participating in Chair Yoga (every Tuesday 10:30AM to 11:30AM) and Ballroom Dancing (every Friday 9:30AM to 11:30AM).
Ceramics– Be artistic and have fun in a friendly ceramics class!
At the Eisenhower Center , Marion will assist you with the instruction and materials you need. Make great gifts from our huge selection. Whether you need to stay active or want to express your artistic flare, ceramics is for you! No experience necessary. You will learn all the basic skills necessary to create beautiful projects for beginners or those who have enjoyed this art before. You choose your own projects from the shelf and turn plain clay sculptures into beautiful works of art. Open to all Bridgeport Seniors - Monday through Friday, 10:00AM– 3:00PM. You may bring your lunch with you or have lunch at the Eisenhower center, call Marion at 203-576-7994. There is a refrigerator and microwave available. Snacks are also available for purchase. Restroom facilities are accessible on site. This is a smoke-free, wheelchair accessible environment. Registration may be made through the Eisenhower Center. Phone: 576-7993.
BINGO– Come join us with our new modernized bingo machines or play traditional bingo twice a week at our centers. Open to all Bridgeport Seniors. No reservations necessary. Bingo is held at: Black Rock Center on Wednesdays 12:30PM – 3:00PM; Eisenhower Center on Wednesdays and Fridays 1:30PM – 2:30PM; Bethany Center on Fridays 1:00PM – 3:00PM and East Side Center on Monday through Friday 12:30PM to 3:00PM.
Computer– The Eisenhower Center has a Computer Room with four workstations available to seniors between the hours of 9:00AM – 4:00PM daily. Each workstation is internet ready. Seniors can search the internet, send/access email or just use the word processing programs. Some assistance provided.
Billards – The Eisenhower Center has a billiard table – come on down and play a game of 8 ball, 9 ball.
Marie J. Heller
Department on Aging
307 Golden Hill Street
Bridgeport, CT 06604