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Get out and Move!

A Walk in the Park

Spring Walk: Wednesday, May 29

The West Fargo Park District is excited to invite older adults to join us for an active morning starting at Rustad Recreation Center on Wednesday, May 29 at 10:00am, for our  Spring Walk in the Park. Onsite Registration/Check In will begin at 9:30am.

During this FREE event, participants will walk through Elmwood Park on our shorter or longer walk, your choice. After the walk, participants can enjoy visiting with sponsors/local businesses, listening to music, have refreshments and a light snack.

All participants that pre-register by May 13, will receive a commemorative t-shirt. A special thank you to our sponsors:  Eventide Senior Living Communities, Ethos Homecare and Hospice, Apex Physical Therapy and Wellness, NextBlue of ND , Arkos Health, Senior Helpers

Schedule:
9:30AM Check-In Starts (Receive shirt).
10:00AM Walk Begins
After walk ends, visit with sponsors/vendors and refreshments and a light snack will be served

If you have any questions, please call Allison at the park district office at 701-433-5360 or email Allison at allison@wfparks.org.

REGISTER

Connected with local resources to live a happy and healthy life after 55! Admission to this informative expo is free, so bring your family and friends to learn more about opportunities in our community! A free gift for seniors will be available while supplies last. 

Location: Rustad Recreation Center
Fall 2023- Thursday, September 7 from 10am-12pm

Admission: FREE

BOOTH EXHIBITOR FORM

The West Fargo Park District provides Senior Luncheons twice a year for West Fargo residents ages 60+. Enjoy live music while lunch is served. After lunch, join us for a fun game of Bingo! For more information, call the Park Office, 701-433-5360.

Bone Builders is a FREE exercise program that strives to work against the negative effects of osteoporosis. By doing some simple weight training individuals can protect themselves from osteoporosis related fractures by increasing muscle strength and bone density. Benefits of the program are improved balance, increased energy and bone density.

Classes are held at the Veterans Memorial Arena, 1201 7th Ave E, West Fargo. Class times are offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:45am and 10:00am all year.

The West Fargo Park District is excited to offer a FREE Senior Exercise program called Stay Active and Independent for Life (SAIL). This strength, balance and fitness program is for adults 55 and older.

Performing exercises that improve strength, balance and fitness, which are the most important activities older adults can do to stay active and reduce their chance of falling, if done regularly. The class consists of five areas: warm-up, aerobics (low impact), balance/cool down, strength and stretching/education.  SAIL exercises can be done standing or sitting. Volunteer Program Leaders are always needed; if you are interested in more information or volunteering, please contact Allison Hauschild at allison@wfparks.org

Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings from 8:45-9:45 AM at Rustad Recreation Center.

 

Adult morning pickleball players must be 18 or older.

Players must pay the daily pickleball fee of $4.00 or purchase a punch card which includes 10 sessions for $30.

There are two sessions of Open  Drop in Pickleball, Monday-Friday at Rustad: 7:30am-10:15am and 10:15am to 1pm. If you play during both sessions you have to pay for each session.

Grab a friend and join us in the garden! SheyWest will be hosting seniors on Thursday and Friday mornings in June and July.  Each week will offer a different garden craft in the Ivy Room.  Combine that with a good ole fashion coffee date and conversation at the Watering Can.  Come and mingle with your cronies and enjoy the beautiful days outside! Participants will meet at SheyWest Garden Center, which is located at 225 40th Ave W in West Fargo.

Each class includes one black coffee and all your crafting supplies. Pre-registration is not required, simply show up to the class. Payment will be collected at the time of the class.

The largest multi-sport event for ages 50 and better is back in Fargo! This year is a qualifying year for the National Senior Games, so register now to join us and compete for your chance to move on and compete on the national stage. The North Dakota Senior Games offers a variety of event ranging from Pickleball to Swimming to Golf- so there’s an event for every interest. For a complete list of events as well as to register, visit NDSeniorGames.com. Pre-registration is required- no registrations will be accepted on site.