Activities

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Activities

Cards and Games

Free for Human Services members
Canasta – Tuesdays from 1 to 4 and Wednesdays from 1:00 to 3:30
Dominoes – Thursdays from 1:15 to 4:00
Intermediate Bridge – Tuesdays from 12:30 to 3:30
Duplicate Bridge – Mondays and Fridays from 1:00 to 4.  Bring a partner or just bring yourself.
Bridge After Dark – Every Thursday from 7 to 9:50
Texas Hold ’Em – Fridays from 10:00 to noon. Bring a canned food item to “buy” chips. You might win a free lunch.
Mah Jongg – Wednesdays from 9 to Noon
Pinochle – Wednesdays and Fridays from 1 to 3
Learn to play Bridge – 2nd and 4th Wednesdays from 7 to 9 pm

Fitness Programs

Tai Chi  with Li Zhang
Wednesdays from 11:15 to 12:15
FREE class with paid membership in either the Community Center or Human Services Center
Tai Chi is the ancient Chinese exercise experience that is the just right exercise for people who are looking to stretch and tone without getting sore! A great way to loosen up those tight muscles.
Yoga with Denise Clement
Mondays from 9:15 am to 10:15 am
Wednesdays from 7:30 am to 8:30 am
Stretch, tone, build strength and work the heart. Dress comfortably, bring a mat and water bottle. Email Denise at yogadc@yahoo.com.
A “punch pass” for 6 sessions is $30 for Brecksville residents, $40 for non residents.
Walk-ins are $7 for members, $9 for non members and $11 for non resident, non members.
FREE Stretch & Balance Class with Charlie Skiba
Wednesday mornings from 10:45 – 11:15 am. Regain your sense of balance and help prevent balance-related falls and injuries.  
Armchair Yoga with Joyce Barchet
Mondays and Fridays from 10:45 to 11:45 – Totally Free!
A relaxing class concentrating on alignment of poses creating strength, flexibility and tone
Seniors In Motion (Formerly Armchair Exercise) with Charlie Skiba
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:45 – 11:45 – Totally free!
You’ll be amazed at how much you’ll be able to do sitting down that will make you feel better!
 Dance for Folks with Parkinson’s
There is a great dance class for people with Parkinson’s in Brecksville. The class is on the second Saturday of the month from 11 to noon on the second floor of the Brecksville Human Services Center. For more information please contact instructors Fred and Dianne Discenzo at 440-526-8531. The class is free for everyone.
The Human Services Center is at 2 Community Drive.
Call 526-2499 for directions.
The next dates are September 10, October 8, November 12 and December 10.

Arts and Crafts

Watercolor with Judy Roszak
Mondays from 9:30 to 11:30 – It doesn’t matter if you’re a
beginner or have been painting all your life. Classes are small
enabling Judy to give one-on-one personal instruction regardless of
your ability.  
A “punch pass” for 6 sessions is $30 for Brecksville residents,
$40 for non residents.
Walk-ins are $7 for members, $9 for non members and
$11 for non resident, non members.
The Handcrafters
Mondays from 1:00 to 3:00 – Learn how to make greeting cards, place cards, knit, crochet, cross stitch, needlepoint or scrapbook. Make things for yourself or help us make items for hospice or the Yuletide Hunger program. Oh yes, a little bit of chit chat goes on too. You’ll make new friends. Free to registered members.

Computers

The Human Services Center has three computers and a printer and
e-mail and Internet capability just waiting for you. Walk in anytime. Free!
Brecksville Computer Users Group
Thursdays from 6:30 to 9 pm in the old school at Blossom. If your computer is sick with a virus or whatever, they can help. Call for more info at 526-8836. Or join up if you love tinkering with computers. Sorry, they don’t fix iPads.