Branch Sites

Access to these branch sites are included in your membership.

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Corn Hole, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Weekdays. Boards are available in the office at Lynn View to play Monday – Friday. Corn hole is an American lawn game in which players take turns throwing bags of corn at a raised platform with a hole in the far end. A bag in the hole scores 3 points, while one on the platform scores 1 point. No sign up required, just come in and ask for the boards.

 

Scrabble Day, 11am. Thursdays. Bring your lunch and a drink, enjoy a game of scrabble. No sign up required.

 

Blood Pressure Checks, Mon, Jan 20, from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., with volunteer Nancy Greene and on the fourth Wednesday of the month by Crown Cypress. No sign up required, walk-ins welcome!

 

Dining with Diabetes, Mon, Jan 27 – Feb 17, 12:30 p.m. Cost: Free. This is a 3 week, hands-on learning program designed for people with diabetes or those at risk for diabetes. All family members will benefit from the healthy eating information taught in this program. Participants will learn practical skills for day-to-day- food choices, how to analyze recipes for nutritional content, how to identify and monitor the amounts of carbohydrates, fat, and sodium eaten, how to modify recipes, how to identify “healthy” fats, how to use artificial sweeteners, food safety, the importance of physical activity in managing blood sugar, and more. Sign up by: Jan 13.

 

Butterbean Auction, 12:30 p.m. Wed, Jan 22. Butter beans and prizes are sponsored by Visiting Angels.  A butter bean auction is similar to bingo, just more fun because you bid with the butterbeans on items provided by the sponsor. Please call Lynn View at 765-9047 and sign up by Jan 15.

 

Tai Chi for Arthritis, 12:30pm, Tues, Jan 28 – Mar 3. This is an evidence-based program that helps to improve balance, flexibility, and strength. It is also a great stress reducer. This class is appropriate for any ability, including those with balance or mobility issues as there is a seated version also. This is a beginner class for anyone wanting to learn tai-chi. Cost is $6 per class, paid to instructor: Rachel Dean, MPH, Family and Consumer Science Agent, TNCEP Sullivan County. Please sign up by Jan 21.

 

Cookie Tin Valentine, Friday- Jan 31.  11am-1pm, Minimum 2 people, Max 6 people, Cost: $10. We will cut shapes out of old cookie tins and then nail them to a wooden plate. We can also hammer a phrase into metal that will be attached at the bottom. These make sweet notes that will hang from a wire as a 3-dimensional mini-card. Each student will make 1 Valentine- approx. 2″ x 3″. Students will need to bring 1 pair of gloves (either gardening or leather gloves). Instructor: Aleta Chandler, MetalSmith.  Please sign up by Jan 28. *This class will be offered again on Fri, Feb 7.

 

Biscuits and Bingo, 10:30 a.m. TH, Feb 13. Come out and enjoy a biscuit and a fun game of bingo! Please call 765-9047 to sign up, limited to 50 participants. Please sign up by Feb 6.

 

Pickleball is played in the gym at Lynn View on Mon, Wed and Fri from 9:00am – 2:00pm and on Tuesday/Thursday (sponsored by Parks and Rec) 9:00 am – Noon. Pickleball is traditionally played on a badminton-sized court with special Pickleball paddles, made of wood or high-tech aerospace materials. The ball used is similar to a whiffle ball, but slightly smaller. The lower net and whiffle ball allow the game to be accessible to people of all ages and abilities, while still allowing more competitive players to test their mettle. Please sign in on the computer if you are 50 or older.

Silver Sneakers Classic, 10 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in the cafeteria. Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a Silver Sneakers ball are offered for resistance. A chair is available, if needed, for seated or standing support.

 

Silver Sneakers Classic, 8:30-9:30 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday in the cafeteria.

 

Core conditioning, 9 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in the cafeteria. This is a non-aerobic, muscle-toning class, focused on core strength. Most sculpting classes use weight bars, exercise bands, dumbbells, or a combination of these gadgets. You perform traditional weight-training movements in a class setting.

 

Silver Sneakers Yoga, 11 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in the cafeteria. Silver Sneakers Yoga will move your whole body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of seated and standing postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity. No sign up required.

Drawing on the Art Experience, 10 a.m. – noon. Tues, Jan 7 – Mar 24 in the cafeteria. The students will be working individually in oil, acrylic or watercolor. There will be a critique session in the beginning of class and a short teaching session. Must have drawing skills and provide your own supplies. Class is limited to 15 participants, must sign up before class. Sign up began Dec 11. Please sign up by Jan 3.

 

“Remembering When” Fall and Fire Safety, 12:30 p.m. Tues, Jan 7. This is the first in a series of classes that will be presented by the Kingsport Fire Department. Please sign up by Jan 3.

 

Intermediate Crochet, 12:30 – 1:30 a.m., Fri, Jan 10 – Feb 14. Cost is $20.00 paid to instructor. Class is limited to 4 participants. Please call Lynn View and be signed up by Jan 3.

 

Beginning Crochet, 11:00 –Noon, Fri, Jan 10 – Feb 14. Participants will use basic stitches and learn how to make a scarf and dish cloth.  Cost: $20.00 paid to instructor. Call Lynn View and sign up by Jan 3. Class is limited to 4 participants.

 

Advanced Beginner Crochet, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m., Fri, Jan 10 – Feb 14.  Cost: $ 20.00 paid to instructor. Please call Lynn View and be signed up by Jan 3. Class is limited to 4 participants.

 

Jewelry Classes, Fridays- Jan 10, 17, & 24.  11am-1pm, Minimum 2 people, Max 6 people, Cost: $60.This is a 3-part series where we will be making 3 different items. Copper Bracelets: Learn to texturize copper wire with different materials, making it flat and fit your wrist nicely.  We will then rivet the bracelets to complete the loop. Each student will make 2 bracelets. Dangling Tapered Bead Pendant: we will learn how to attach beads to headpins to make them attachable to a chain. This creates a sweet little “bunch” of beads that taper in size for an interesting necklace. Each student will complete 1 pendant with necklace.

Dangling Tapered Bead Earrings: continuing from the pendant class, we will make earrings the same way as the pendant, but having the challenge of making the 2 components match evenly. Each student will complete 1 pair of earrings. *All tools, metal and beads will be provided for the class. However, students should bring gloves, safety glasses and wear clothes comfortable to work in. If you have needle nose pliers or nippers of your own those may be brought. Instructor: Aleta Chandler, MetalSmith. Please sign up by Jan 7.

 

Chalk Silk Screen Painting, 11:30 a.m. Tues, Jan 14. Discover your hidden talent with Chalk Silk Screen Painting. This is a beginner class. The fee will be $15 dollars paid to instructor Theresa Mautner, all supplies provided and you will be taking home your creation. Need 4-6 participants for class to go. Please sign up by Jan 10.

 

Basic Home Repairs, Tues, Jan 21, 12:30 p.m. This class will teach you basic things you can do yourself before you call a repair person. Please sign up by Jan 14.

 

Card making, Mon, Jan 27 from 11am to 1pm in the lounge. It’s another year and a great time to learn something new!  We will be using rubber stamps, ink, paper and a few other tricks to make 4 birthday cards. (We can all replenish our stash at this time of year!) Cost is $10, paid to instructor, and all supplies are included. Sign up by Jan 24.

 

Personal Safety, Wed, Jan 29, 12:30 p.m. Presented by Lt. Steve Hammonds, Executive Director 911 City of Kingsport Police Department. Learn proven police strategies and self-defense techniques, local crime trends, what should you be looking for, local resources and tools that are available to anyone, what are your limits, how could your life style effect your ability to defend yourself. Please sign up by Jan 22.

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays

Cafeteria at 10:00am.

Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a Silver Sneakers ball are offered for resistance. A chair is available if needed for seated or standing support.

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays

Cafeteria at 9:00am.

This is a non-aerobic, muscle-toning class, focused on core strength. Most sculpting classes use weight bars, exercise bands, or dumbbells, or a combination of these gadgets. You perform traditional weight-training moves in a class setting.

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays

Cafeteria at 11:00 am.

Silver Sneakers Yoga will move your whole body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of seated and standing postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity. No sign up required.

Corn Hole boards are available in the senior center office at Lynn View to play Monday – Friday from 9:00 am – 2:00pm. Corn hole is an American lawn game in which players take turns throwing bags of corn at a raised platform with a hole in the far end. A bag in the hole scores 3 points, while one on the platform scores 1 point. No sign up required, just come in and ask for the boards.

will be held at Lynn View on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:00am – Noon provided by volunteer, Debbie Rowland and the last Monday of every month provided by volunteer, Peg Dailey.

is played in the gym at Lynn View on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:00am – 2:00pm and on Tuesday/Thursday (sponsored by Parks and Rec) 9:00 am – Noon. Pickleball is traditionally played on a badminton-sized court with special Pickleball paddles, made of wood or high-tech aerospace materials. The ball used is similar to a whiffle ball, but slightly smaller. The lower net and whiffle ball allow the game to be accessible to people of all ages and abilities, while still allowing more competitive players to test their mettle. Please sign in on the computer if you are 50 or older.

Aquatic Center

Colonial Heights Colonial Heights UMC

is on Mondays and Wednesdays in the gym from 11:00am – Noon. Silver Sneakers Yoga will move your whole body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of seated and standing postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity.

First Broad Street UMC

includes standing poses and gentle movements for strength and flexibility, each class ends with relaxation. Classes are on Tuesday and Thursday from 11:30am – 12:00pm in the recreational room (2nd floor of Church). No sign up required. Fee is included in annual membership fee.

done mostly on a mat. Includes breath, abdominal and arm strength building. Classes are on Tuesday and Thursday from 11:00 -11:30am.

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday in Room 239 at 9:30am. Total Body Workout consists of upper and lower body exercises that trim, tone, and define muscle, while giving you a good cardio workout.

Tuesday & Thursday at 9:30am.

Piloxing is pilates, boxing, and dancing that gives you a great cardio workout.

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