Lynn View Community Center: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 2:30 pm
257 Walker St, Kingsport, TN 37665
Scrabble Day, 11:00 am every Thursday. Bring your lunch, a drink, and enjoy a game of Scrabble. No sign-up is required.
Artisan Meeting, Tuesday, March 14, 1:00 pm. Local artisans from the Tri-Cities are welcome to attend. Check out our artisan center, events coming up that we are attending and how you can join us. No sign-up required. Meet March’s Artisan of the month.
Griefshare, Friday, March 17, 11:00 am. This grief support group will meet the 3rd Friday of the month with Sherry York, Bereavement Coordinator, and Grief Recovery Specialist who will provide helpful information.
Butterbean Auction, Wednesday, March 22, 12:30 pm. 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.
Beginner Stained Glass, Thursdays, March 2 – 16, 10:00 – 11:00 am, Cost: $5.00 paid first day of class and bring an 8×10 piece of glass.
Stained Glass II, Thursdays, March 2 – 16, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm, Cost: $5.00 paid first day of class. Supply list available at sign up.
Advanced Crochet, Fridays, March 3 – April 14, 9:30 – 10:30 am. Cost: $20 paid to instructor. Class is limited to 4 participants. Participants will work on project of choice.
Beginner Crochet, Fridays, March 3 – April 14, 11:00 – 12:00 pm. Participants will use basic stitches and learn how to make a scarf. Bring a size 5mm (US size H-8) Susan Bates hook. Cost: $20.00 paid to instructor. Limited to 4.
Intermediate Crochet, Fridays, March 3 – April 14, 12:30 – 1:30 pm. Cost is $20.00 paid to instructor. Class is limited to 4 participants. Participants will make a sampler afghan that uses squares of different designs. Required supplies, a size H hook and four 7 ounce skeins of #4 worsted weight yarn (bring a main color (3) and (1) contrasting color). Limited to 4.
Embroidery, Mondays & Wednesdays, March 6 – 20, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Cost: $15, pay first day of class to instructor Sandra Arnold.
Palette Painting, Monday, March 6, 10:30 am – 1:00 pm. Cost: $30, paid first day of class. Instructor: Robin Wilbanks Hilman. Participants will paint a welcome sign with a mason jar and poppies.
No Sew Blankets, Wednesdays, March 8 – 22, 9:00 am – 10:00 am. Cost: $15, pay first day of class to instructor Sandra Arnold. Participants will need to supply a no sew kit (JoAnn Fabrics) or can buy 2 pieces of flannel 50×60.
Hand Quilting, Tuesdays & Thursdays, March 7 – 23, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Cost is $15, paid at sign-up. Beginners only.
Advanced Hand Quilting Group gathers each day in the cafeteria and quilts together.
Spring Wreath Class, Tuesday, March 14, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Cost: $18, paid to artisan Karen Young day of class, all supplies included. Example in the office.
Pickleball Drills, Tuesdays, March 14 – 28, 10:30 am. Cost: $15, pay at sign up. First class, “Seeing spots?” works in placement of shots especially the serve return and 3rd shot. Second class, “Beating the Banger”, focus is on volleys, resets and letting the ball go out. Third class, “Doubles Strategy”, the emphasis is on working effectively with a partner and court positioning.
Basket Making Class, Wednesday, March 15, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm. Cost is $15, paid to instructor Candy Alexander. Class limit of 10. Participants will make a stationery basket that will hold a notepad and pen, 4”x6”. Supplies needed: a ruler, clothes pins, kitchen scissors or garden snips and a pencil.
Spring Shadowboxes, Thursday, March 16, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. This is an advanced paper crafting class. Prior card-making or paper crafting experience encouraged. Cost is $25 and includes all supplies and the frame. Sample is in the office. Bring adhesives and your paper crafting tools. Maximum of 12 participants for this class.
Cooking for One or Two, Tuesday, March 21, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Participants will learn how to make a one pot recipe, with samples and additional recipes to help participants adjust to cooking for one or two. Presented by Linda Jones, program assistant II, TNCEP, UT-TSU Extension Sullivan County.
Beginner Oil Painting, Tuesdays, March 28 – June 13, 10:30 am. Cost included with membership. This beginners oil class will teach students all the steps needed to complete fun and easy oil painting projects. As the class is ongoing it will allow students to work at their own pace and bring in their own project ideas as the class progresses. Instructor Sonia Garcia.
Card Making, Monday, March 27, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. We will use stencils and blending brushes to create 4 cards. Cost is $10 and all supplies are included. Bring adhesives and scissors. Sign up in the office.
Decoupaqe Techniques, Tuesday, March 28, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Artisan Esther Richards will show participants how to decoupaqe. Please call for supply list.
Silver Sneakers Classic, 10:00 am. Mondays and Wednesdays 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, 9:00 am – 10:00 am. Tuesdays and Thursdays in the cafeteria.
Core Conditioning, 9:00 am. Mondays and Wednesdays 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.
Low Impact Aerobics, Fridays, Cafeteria, 9:00 am – 10:00 am.
Stretch & Flex!, Fridays, 10:00 – 11:00 am. Cafeteria. Enjoy stretching, increasing your flexibility & balance, & mastering the use of breath for greater fitness & relaxation. Includes some gentle yoga with exercises done while standing or seated in a chair – no floor work required! Optional floor exercises may be offered towards the end of class but these can also be chair-based – your choice! Bring a yoga mat if you have one to use alongside the chairs provided.
Blood Pressure Checks
will be held on Mondays from 8:45 am – 10:00 am with volunteer, Nancy Greene. No sign-up required, walk-ins welcome!
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.
*Must be a member and sign-in each day, if you go to multiple sites: sign in for each location, please bring your membership card*
ALL LOCATIONS ARE OPEN TO ALL SKILL LEVELS
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. This is Open Pickleball for all skill levels.
Kingsport Senior Center (1200 E. Center Street):
Tuesdays: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm (Gym)
Fridays: 4:00 pm (Gym)
KSC@LynnView (257 Walker Street Lynn View Community Center):
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm (On the 2nd Friday of the month, Pickleball starts at 11:30 am)
Tuesdays & Thursdays: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
is played at Lynn View from 8:00 am – 10:00 am, Monday through Thursday. Stop by the office to grab a ball and shoot some hoops with us!
No basketball for the month of June.
Colonial Heights Methodist Church
631 Lebanon Rd, Kingsport, TN 37663
Silver Sneakers Yoga
is on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the gym from 9:00 am – 10:00 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.
First Broad Street United Methodist Church
100 E Church Cir, Kingsport, TN 37660
Total Body Workout
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday in Room 239 at 9:30 am. Total Body Workout consists of upper and lower body exercises that trim, tone, and define muscle while giving you a good cardio workout.
Tuesdays: 11:00 am – 11:30 am.
Thursdays: 9:30 am – 11:30 am. (due to kids camp through July 21)
Mat yoga – includes breath, abdominal, and arm strength building.
Tuesday and Thursday from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm. Includes standing poses and gentle movements for strength and flexibility. Each class ends with relaxation.
Kingsport Aquatics Center
1820 Meadowview Pkwy, Kingsport, TN 37660
Lap swimming is available Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 12:00 am for free with your Senior Center membership card and you will receive a 20% discount on swim classes offered by the Aquatics Center.