Wellness Seminars

Tuesday, July 12, 9:00 – 11:00 am

  • Morgan Smallman will be at the Center every 2nd Tuesday of the month in the Hallway by the Office.

Tuesday, July 19, 9:00 – 11:00 am

  • Nathaniel Young will be at the Center every 3rd Tuesday of the month in the Hallway by the Office.

Tuesdays, June 28 | 8:30 – 10:00 am | Room 310

Representatives from Marsh Regional Blood Center will discuss what platelets are and the need for platelet donors in our region. Did you know platelets are the #1 needed product for our area and it helps our Chemotherapy patients predominantly? Sign-ups start on May 26 in the Front Office, there is a limit of 50 seats available.

Mondays, July 11, 18, 25 | 9:00 – 10:15 am | Lounge

Lydia Hoskins, Extension Agent with UT/TSU Extension, Sullivan County, will teach practical skills for managing diabetes and each lesson will have a food demonstration to teach quick and healthy cooking techniques. Class is limited to 8-15 participants. $5.00 paid to the presenter on the 1st day of class. Sign-up in the Front Office or by calling 423-392-8400.

Tuesdays, July 12 | 10:30 am | Card Room

Morgan Smallman, Rehab Liasion RN/BSN with Encompass Health, will be here to discuss some educational resources on the prevalence of osteoporosis, risk factors, prevention, and treatment/management. She will also be discussing exercises that are safe and best for older adults, especially those who may have osteoporosis or are at high risk for osteoporosis. Sign-up in the Front Office or by calling 423-392-8400.

Tuesday, July 12 | 12:30 pm | Card Room

Every other 2nd Tuesday of the Month. This support group is for sleep disturbances, such as RLS, fibromyalgia, muscle pain, insomnia, and restlessness. A guide to understanding RLS disease and ailments associated with it that are interrupting your sleep. Sign-up in the Front Office or by calling 423-392-8400.

Wednesday, July 20 | 9:30 am | Card Room

Gabe Manis, M Div., Hospice Chaplain with Suncrest Hospice offers helpful tips on how to deal with emotions, survive social events, and find hope for the future after the death of a family member/friend. Please join us for this encouraging seminar.

Wellness Programs

wellness programs

Tuesdays, 11:45 am – 12:45 pm (Gym – Dannie Lee) & Thursdays, 9:45 am (Atrium -Teresa Wells). An easy-to-follow program that lets you move to the beat at your own speed. The Zumba Gold Live It Up System is the total body wellness experience.

Monday, August 1 | Woodshop

Every 1st Monday of the Month. If you are interested in working in the Woodshop, you must complete the Safety Orientation.

NOTE: We will be cleaning the shop every 1st Monday after the safety orientation and ask that all woodworkers come and help. 

The Woodshop will be closed for Summer Break from Monday, July 4 to Monday, July 18. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Every 3rd Thursday | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm | TNT Sportsplex

Anna Walters and Andy Wilson will be teaching a pickleball drills class, which will help improve advanced pickleball players’ skills and teach you the correct techniques of playing pickleball. Cost is free. Sign-up in the Front Office.

Friday. July 8 | 8:30 am | Lamar Alexander Rocky Fork State Park | $8 for transportation

We will hike the Rocky Fork Trail and the Flint Creek Trail up to the battle site of John Sevier vs the Cherokee. Be sure to wear your hiking boots and bring a walking stick. Dress according to the weather. Everyone, please bring something to snack on with something to drink. We will be stopping at Dairy Queen for an ice cream after the hike. Sign-up in the Front Office.

Wednesday, August 17 | 9:00 am | Shuffleboard Courts

This will be a doubles tournament, playing the best of three games with double elimination. Cost is free. Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place and are sponsored by Nathaniel Young, Sales Manager with Brookdale Kingsport. We will need at least 12 to sign-up for the tournament to be played. Sign-ups will begin on Wednesday, July 13 in the Front Office or by calling 423-392-8400.

Wednesday, August 24 | 10:00 am | $8 at sign-up, $29 (cash only) on the day of the trip. Please bring the correct amount, we will not have change.

Off the Grid features one of the longest ziplines in the country (10 football fields long) and reaches up to 60 miles per hour. We will need a minimum of 20 for the trip to go. Lunch will be on your own. Sign-up in the Front Office.

Note: There is a weight limit of 275 lbs for the zipline.

Friday, August 26 | 8:30 am | $8 at sign-up, $16 (cash only) on the day of the trip. 

Discover the beauty, charm, and deep history of Hickory Nut Gorge in Lake Lure, North Carolina. Lunch will be on your own at La Strada at Lake Lure. Sign-up in the Front Office.

Wednesday, September 7 | 1:00 pm | Gym

This will be a doubles tournament, playing the best of three games with double elimination. Cost is free. Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place and are sponsored by Nathaniel Young, Sales Manager with Brookdale Kingsport. We will need at least 12 to sign-up for the tournament to be played. Sign-ups will begin on Wednesday, August 10 in the Front Office or by calling 423-392-8400.

Wednesdays, July 6-27 | 11:00 am – 1:00 pm | TNT Sportsplex

600 E. Main Street. For Kingsport Senior Center members only. If you have any questions, please contact Michelle Tolbert at (423) 341-3856.