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What's Next? Connections Activities Expo

Apr 11, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
YWCO, Athens, GA
Event Summary

You've worked hard. You've dreamed of carefree days that are filled with joy and relaxation; a life made of only weekends. Now is your time to discover what's next for you. The What's Next? Activities Expo is a resource for active adults who want to explore, experience and thrive.  

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Event Details

Athens consistently ranks as one of the top cities to retire, most recently by Forbes Magazine in April of 2016. One reason is because of the quality of life Athens has to offer older adults. Whether you have been here awhile or are new to the area the What's Next? Activities Expo provides an opportunity for you to learn about all there is to see and do in Athens and the surrounding community.  

 

There is no doubt that staying active is important during the second half of your life. It is not only good for our physical health, it is good for mental health too. Visit with vendors who will keep you young. Find out about local events happening this spring and summer in Athens. Learn about classes and courses offered around town. Consider volunteer opportunities with a variety of organizations. 

 

This popular event is an opportunity for active older adults to meet local businesses and organizations to learn about events and activities in our community. It is free and open to the public. While activities and events are geared toward those over 55 anyone can attended. Just let us know you are coming. Click the ticket button at the top of the page. 

 

Vendors include: 

      5 Points Acupuncture                                           Alzheimer's Association             

      Athens Community Council on Aging                  Athens Symphony 

      Athens Transit                                                      Athens YMCA          

      Athens YWCO                                                     The Classic Center                  

      Duke's BBQ                                                         Georgia Hearing Center              

      Home Instead Senior Care                                  Holy Crepes

      Piedmont Athens Regional                                  OLLI at UGA                     

      St. Mary's Healthcare                                          Supercuts             

       Urban Sanctuary                                                 UGA Community Music School

      Tony Garmon & Stewart Graham - Senior Insurance Consultants              

 

 

Guest attend the expo can attend any of the following classes the day of the event for free. Anyone wanting to take a water or swim class can use the YWCO locker rooms to change. 

 

Activities Expo Class Schedule

8:00 am               Stretch It Out - Stretch Class (30 minute class)

8:30 am               Body Tone - Strength Class using free weights (30 minute class)

9:00 am               H.I.T. - High Intensity Training (30 minute class)

9:00am               Aquatfit - High level Water Aerobics  (1 hour)

9:30 am               Pilates (30 minute class)

10:30 am             SilverSneakers Classic - chair aerobics/strength/stretch (1 hour)

10:30 am             ACCA Tia Chi class demonstration 

Noon                     Dance Aerobics - Choreographed dance - high level (1 hour)

Noon                      ACCA Line Dancing class demonstration

Noon - 1:55         Lap Swim (swim laps on your own)

1:00 pm               Gentle Yoga (1 hour)

2:00 pm               Arthritis Water Exercise (1 hour)

  

 

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562 Research Drive
Athens, GA 30605

Apr 11, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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