Physical Activities

Qigong

Qigong (pronounced cheegong) is a breathing exercise used by kung fu practitioners for long-term health. It focuses on breathing techniques and different forms for flexibility, posture, energy, mood, and range of motion. The main breathing technique is deep, diaphragmatic breathing. This class is led by Harpreet Singh.

Mondays: 9:15 am
Thursdays: 9:30 am

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This class is FREE.


Bowling

Friday, November 1, 2019 at 2:30 pm

Bowl with other older adults once a month at Red Ray Lanes in Grand Forks. Cost is only $3 for shoe rental and one game. Find Activity Assistant Amber at Red Ray Lanes. No RSVPS required.


Bone Builders Exercise Class

This chair-based exercise class that focuses on balance and osteoporosis prevention is a fun and socially-engaging way for people to remain active. Participants with a variety of mobility and fitness levels benefit from Bone Builders. Fellow class participants will soon become friends. 

For beginners, call Activity Director Ranea Johnson at 701-757-4866 or email activity@gfseniorcenter.org to get trained in a small beginner's class before moving on to an advanced class.

Currently there are two advanced Bone Builders classes at the Grand Forks Senior Center, with each meeting twice a week for an hour. There are also two satellite Bone Builders classes, led by Grand Forks Senior Center volunteers, in senior living locations in the community. Check out the list to the right.

Before participating in a Bone Builder's class, you will need a doctor's waiver. You can either pick one up at the Grand Forks Senior Center front desk or download it here.

Bone Builder information and waiver

Please plan on always arriving 15 minutes early to get ready for class. 

Grand Forks Senior Center

620 4th Ave S

Tuesdays & Fridays at 9:00 am

Tuesdays & Thursdays at 3:30 pm

 

Parkview

2396 27th Ave S

Mondays & Wednesdays at 8:50 am

 

Briarwood

2650 26th Ave S

Mondays & Thursdays at 10:00 am


Ready, Set, Stretch

Ready, Set, Stretch is an exercise class utilizing therabands for resistance. This class is for people of all activity levels.

Wednesdays at 10:00 am

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Suggested donation of $2/class. You can either bring your own resistance bands or purchase them for $5 from the Grand Forks Senior Center.


Chair Yoga

This guided exercise class is a gentle form of yoga practiced sitting on a chair or standing while using a chair for support. Chair yoga is great for everyone, as it helps improve flexibility, balance, posture, and relaxation. The leaders for this class are not yoga-certified, but they have been trained to lead this class.

Mondays and Thursdays at 10:30 am; Wednesdays at 3:30 pm

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Suggested donation of $2/class


Line Dancing Classes

Love to dance and want to get some activity? The Grand Forks Senior Center Line Dance class is for you!

Mondays at 3:00 pm

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Suggested donation of $2/class


Walking Group

Meet at Grand Cities Mall by the Hope Church tables

Wednesdays at 9:00 am

Grand Cities Mall (1726 S Washington St, Grand Forks)