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  The goal of the Kingsport Senior Center Wellness Program is to assist seniors in adopting positive behaviors that will lead to healthier lives and to integrate social, mental, emotional, spiritual and physical wellness into everyday life.The Kingsport Senior Center offers area seniors an extensive choice of activities including a variety of exercise classes and a fully equipped exercise room.Other recreational opportunities: Badminton, Basketball, Billiards, Darts, Golf, Horseshoes, Pickle-Ball, Shuffleboard, Table Tennis, Volleyball and many more.
Examples of the Wellness Classes Offered:

  • Silver Sneakers Classic
  • Aerobics; high and low impact
  • Exercise For Every Body
  • Strength Training
  • Tai-Chi; beginner and intermediate
  • Yoga; yoga nidra
  • Boom Fitness
  • Piloxing
  • Poundfit
  • Lap Swim

There is also a fully equipped Exercise Room available to all our members!

Wellness Seminars, Classes & Events:


Branch Sites—Exercise Classes

Lap Swimming—Aquatic Center-Monday-Friday 8:00 am-11:00 am

Silver Sneakers Classic—Lynn View—Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00 am

Core Conditioning—Lynn View—Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:00 am

Silver Sneakers Yoga—Lynn View—Wednesday 11:00 am

Silver Sneakers Yoga—Bloomingdale Baptist Church—Tuesday, Thursday 10:00 am

Core Yoga—First Broad Street United Methodist Church—Tuesday, Thursday 11:00 am

Yoga—First Broad Street United Methodist Church—Tuesday, Thursday 11:30 am

Silver Sneakers Yoga—Colonial Heights United Methodist Church—Monday, Wednesday 11:00 am

Poundfit—Colonial Heights United Methodist Church—Thursdays 11:00 am

Total Body Workout—V.O. Dobbins—Monday, Wednesday 9:30 am

Branch Sites—Sports

Bowling—Warpath Lanes—Tuesday 12:30 pm

Cornhole—Lynn View—Monday-Friday 9am-2pm

Pickleball—Lynn View—Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00 am-1:00 pm

Senior Center Main Site—Exercise Classes

Silver Sneakers Classic—Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:15 am

High Impact Aerobics—Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:15 am

Strength Training—Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:15 am

Strength Training—Tuesday, Thursday 9:30 am

Boom Fitness (Silver Sneakers)—Tuesday, Thursday 8:30 am

Exercise for Everyone—Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 am

Piloxing—Tuesday, Friday 9:30 am

Senior Center Main Site—Sports

Table Tennis—Monday 2:00 pm, Wednesday 1:00 pm, Saturday 10:30 am

Volleyball—Monday 4:00 pm, Thursday 1:00 pm

Women’s Volleyball Lessons—Thursday 11:15 am

Shuffleboard—Tuesday, Thursday 1:00 pm

Pickle Ball—Tuesday, Friday 1:00 pm

Basketball—Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 4:00 pm; Saturday 9:00 am

Cornhole—Thursday 4:00 pm

B&W Figure Hiking Up a Mountain

NEW Hiking Club

The Kingsport Senior Center now has a NEW Hiking Club! We have recently went on hikes to Bays Mountain and Warriors Path State Park. Come join us to hike up to beautiful locations on nice misty mornings! Please call Kevin Lytle, Wellness Coordinator at (423) 392-8407 if you are interested. B&W Figures Doing Tai-Chi

Basic Tai-Chi

The Center will be having Basic Tai-Chi on Monday,January 8 through March 26, 2018 at 9:00am in Room 302. This is a beginner class taught by Robert Buchannan. This class is free, plus, you don’t have to sign up for it! So come join us in learning Basic Tai-Chi!

“Hodge Podge” Tai-Chi

The Center will also be offering “Hodge Podge” Tai-Chi on Monday, January 8 through March 26, 2018 from 10:30am to 11:30am in Room 302. This class will include 20 minutes of tai-chi, 20 minutes of yoga, and 20 minutes of meditation. Bob Buchanan will lead this class. This class is free and doesn’t require sign up, so be sure to stop by for a fun and calming time.


If you’re looking for a more intermediate and advanced course, our regular Tai-Chi class will be perfect for you. The class starts Friday, January 12 and lasts until March 30, 2018. The class begins at 9:00am in Room 310. Its FREE and no sign up is required!


Center will be at the Center on Thursday, April 12, 2018 for blood pressure checks from 10:00 am – 12:00 noon and every 2nd Thursday of the month, in the Hallway by the Office. Carey Tullock, Volunteer Coordinator with Avalon Hospice will be at the Center on Monday, April 16, 2018 for blood pressure checks from 10:00 am – 12:00 noon and every other 3rd Monday of the month, in the Hallway by the Office. This service is free and not required to sign up for.



Dr. Andrew Gibbs, ETSU Family Physicians of Kingsport will be at the Center on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 10:30 am in the Card Room. Topic of discussion will be “Why Dietary Fiber is Important to Your Heath”: Dr. Gibbs will discuss how fiber is an important part of a balanced diet. It can prevent heart disease, diabetes, some cancers and weight gain. It can also improve digestive health. He will also go over why it’s important, the benefits and how much you should have.

Dr. Josh Wienczkowski, ETSU Family Physicians of Kingsport will be at the Center on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 10:30 am in the Card Room. Topic of discussion will be “Involving Your Family in End of Life Care”: Dr. Wienczkowski will discuss how to communicate your wishes with your family, and how to involve them in your end of life care. Also Dr. Wienczkowski wants to have an open and honest conversation with you about any questions or concerns you have about death and dying.

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Mary Lou Mennona, RLS (Restless Legs Syndrome) Support Group Leader for the RLS World-Wide Foundation will be at the Senior Center on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 12:30 pm in the Card Room and held every 2nd Tuesday of the month. Topic of discussion will be “What is RLS?”: This program will provide you a guide to understanding RLS disease and ailments associated with it that’s interrupting your sleep. Mary Lou will also discuss what some of the natural ways to help RLS are, also will prescription medicines help with what aggravates RLS, and what does dopamine have to do with RLS? A question and answer session will follow the discussion. Free booklet information will be handed out to all members who attend.

Michael Driver, Chaplain with Smoky Mountain Home Health & Hospice is sponsoring a GriefShare Program. We will meet on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 and every 2nd Wednesday of the month at 9:30 am – 11:30 am in the Card Room. GriefShare Program is offered to our members who have experienced the death of a family member or friend, are invited to attend. This nondenominational program features Christ-centered, biblical teaching that focuses on grief topics associated with the death of a loved one. The DVD seminar features nationally respected grief experts and real-life stories of people, followed by a small group discussion about what was seen on the DVD. You will learn valuable information about facing your new normal in life and renewing your hope for the future. Grief-related books/materials are made available for participants. No sign up required.

Ginny Jenkins, C.E. and Holly Lefevers, LMSW with Smoky Mountain Home Health, Tracey Kendall Wilson with Alzheimer’s TN, and Kim Howell with Visiting Angels will be at the Center on Thursday, March 22, 2018 from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm in the Multipurpose Room and held every 4th Thursday of the month. Topic of discussion will be “Best Foods for Brain Function, Health, and Memory and Brain Power Trivia Games!” Presented by Ginny Jenkins and Holly Lefevers. Also Memory Screenings will be available. Stop by the Office to sign-up or call 423-392-8400, walk-ins are welcome



We will be doing a fitness test on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 from 10:00 am – 11:30 am in Kevin’s office. We will test Body Fat%, Flexibility, Strength, and Weight using the 350 Body Composition Analyzer. If you plan to participate in this event stop by the Office to fill out some paper work. Sign-ups start on Wednesday, March 28, 2018. All members are invited and we hope to see you there.


Do you snack like a fat guy? In a study in the Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, over weight and obese people selected unhealthy foods for 79 percent of their snacks and ate them because…*55%-It Smelled & Looked Tempting *49%-I Was Feeling Hungry *23%-I Needed the Energy *22%-I Might Be Hungry Later *19%-I Was Feeling Fed Up *19%-Someone Needed Company *19%-I Was Thinking of Food *18%-I Usually Eat At This Time *15%-I Was Feeling Bored *10%-I Was Stressed.

Answers total more than 100 percent because participants could provide more than one answer.

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