The City of Crawfordsville, Indiana

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Living Well Beyond 55

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ACTIVITIES

The Price is Right - First Wednesday of every month @ 11:00 a.m. Snack provided.

Please call Kim Clark at 765-364-5175 for more information.

Download a PDF of April's activities here.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 11 am - The Art Thing - Come join us to create a canvas painting with acrylic paints. Everyone at their own pace and level of craftiness! All supplies provided. Our projects will be Earth Day themed.

Register in person at the front desk.

COST: $3.50 per person

EXCURSIONS

We plan several day excursions each year. Past excursions have included a day at the Indiana State Fair, a trip to Peachey's Amish Store and lunch at Under the Arch restaurant, a day at the Eiteljorg Museum, the Covered Bridge Festival, and more.

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - Happy Hollow Park - Come join us for our out-of-town walk on the Trolley Line Trail at Happy Hollow Park in West Lafayette. Leave the Crawfordsville Community Center at 9 am. We will stop for lunch after the walk.

COST: $3.50/person includes transportation.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - Traders Point Creamery - We will take a short walking tour of historic barns, the milking parlor, the animals, and views of the pastures. Our visit will conclude with an ice cream tasting. Register at the Community Center front desk to reserve your spot!

COST: $5.50/person for transportation; $9 for the tour


Please call Kim Clark at 765-364-5175 for more information about any planned excursions.

VISION CLUB

We would like to reestablish the Vision Club. If you or someone you know is visually impaired and would like to participate, please call Kim Clark at 765-364-5175.

WALKING GROUP

Date Mileage Trail Meeting Place (9 am)
April 4, 2019 1 mile Milligan Park Crawfordsville Community Center
April 11, 2019 2 miles SR 32 W & 47 S - Steel Bridge to RR Donnelly Scenic Trail Section Parking lot by Christ Lutheran Church
April 18, 2019 *  2 miles Trolley Line Trail, Happy Hollow Park, West Lafayette * Crawfordsville Community Center *
April 25, 2019 2 miles Rock River Trailhead through Nucor Bridge over Sugar Creek to end of trail Rock River Trailhead
May 2, 2019 1 mile Downtown Walk New Parking Lot on Franklin Street
May 9, 2019 1.5 miles West Main Walk Crawfordsville District Public Library - West Side
May 16, 2019 * 2 miles DePauw Nature Park, Greencastle * Crawfordsville Community Center *
May 23, 2019 1.5 miles New Schenck Road Connection Dog Park Parking Lot
May 30, 2019 1 mile Milligan Park Crawfordsville Community Center
June 6, 2019 1.5 miles RR Donnelley to 1100 Big Four Arch Rd RR Donnelley Trailhead
June 13, 2019 1 mile Wabash College In front of Center Hall
June 20, 2019 * 2 miles B & O Trail, Brownsburg * Crawfordsville Community Center *
June 27, 2019 1 mile Sugar Creek Nature Park Sugar Creek Nature Park

All mileage is there and back. If it becomes too far for you to walk, you are welcome to sit on a bench and catch up with us on the way back.

Walks are sunshine only. If it is inclement weather it is cancelled. If there are less than 3 people able to go on any of the walks, it is cancelled.

Please indicate at the front desk your interest in any of the walks. In order to keep up with cancellations and updates, please provide an email or phone number.

*On the third Thursday of every month we will have an out of town walk. We will also stop somewhere for
lunch. To make this trip feasible, we must have a minimum of five people sign up. Please register at the
front desk. Out of town rides are $3.50 per person. Deadline for registration is the Tuesday prior.

Please call Kim Clark at 765-364-5175 for more information.

Download a printable PDF schedule of Trail Travels walks here.

Seniors

FUN-CTIONAL FITNESS CLASS

This class was designed with the older adult in mind. It incorporates low impact aerobics, chair aerobics, step aerobics, and toning exercises. Class meets on Monday and Friday 9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Cost for 65 & older: 12-visit pass is $18 city resident / $20 non-resident

STRENGTH & STRETCH CLASS

This class was designed with the older adult in mind. Class meets on Wednesdays from 9:45 - 10:30 a.m.

Cost for 65 & older: 12-visit pass is $18 city resident / $20 non-resident

SUNSHINE CHORUS

No auditions! Everyone who likes to sing is welcome. Practice starts at 9:30 a.m. in the Community Center dining room the first and last Friday of the Month.


MONTGOMERY COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING BOARD (MCCA)

This board consists of persons interested in the elderly, their participation and fulfillment in life. This Board's purpose is to assess the needs and issues of older adults and direct them to the organizations that provide these important services. The Board meets the third Wednesday of every month at 10 a.m. at Franciscan Health Hospital, 1710 Lafayette Ave., Crawfordsville, in the first-floor conference room across from Human Resources.

AFFILIATIONS

The Crawfordsville Community Center is now partnered with SilverSneakers, Silver & Fit, Renew Active, and AARP through United Healthcare. Participants can enjoy free monthly memberships to the Community Center through these healthcare programs.

RenewActive AARP

Contact Us

Fawn Johnson,
Director of Parks and Recreation
922 E South Blvd
Crawfordsville, IN 47933
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  • Business: (765) 364-5175
  • Business Fax: (765) 364-5179
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  • Community Center Hours: Mon - Thur 5:30 am - 8:00 pm, Friday 5:30 am - 7:00 pm, Saturday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm; Office hours: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm; Phone: (765) 364-5175

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