Senior Citizen Programs

Older student sculpting art pieceEastern Iowa Community Colleges offer a wide range of Continuing Education classes specifically intended for older students.

These include such diverse topics as gardening, history, trips and tours, physical fitness and more. In addition to those classes designed just for older adults, many of our traditional Continuing Education classes will interest seniors as well. See the current schedule of classes below.

For more information in the:

  • Clinton/Maquoketa area
    563-244-7040

  • Muscatine area
    563-288-6165

  • QuadCities area
    Gale Roeder
    563-336-3450


Upcoming Classes

 

Fitness/Wellness

Tai Chi

Meditation in motion, a gentle non-strenuous movement based on ancient principles which may bring about physical and mental relaxation. A great way to improve balance. Cost: $22

6 Wks Thu.
Begins Jun 14
9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
#197071
Bettendorf Community Ctr

Yoga

Enjoy a class that will leave you feeling relaxed, stretched out and stronger. Please bring your own mat for the floor poses. Cost: $25

7 Wks Tue.
Begins May 8
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
#197018
Bettendorf Community Ctr

7 Wks Fri.
Begins May 11
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
#197019
Bettendorf Community Ctr

Tai Chi for Beginners

This program has been designed for the beginning student ready to learn Tai Chi and also students who want to go back to the basics. You will practice meditation in motion, a gentle nonstrenuous movement based on ancient principles which may bring about physical and mental relaxation. A great way to improve balance. Cost: $22

6 Wks Tue.
Begins Jun 12
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
#197067
West Davenport Ctr

6 Wks Thu.
Begins Jun 14
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
#197069
Bettendorf Community Ctr

Tai Chi/ Intermediate

This program has been designed for the students who has learned Tai Chi basics. You will practice meditation in motion, a gentle non-strenuous movement based on ancient principles which may bring about physical and mental relaxation. A great way to improve balance. Cost: $22

6 Wks Tue.
Begins Jun 12
9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
#197063
West Davenport Ctr

Body Power for a Healthier You

Muscle toning, flexibility, posture, balance and cardio fitness will be emphasized. Resistance training using body weight, resistance bands, and dumbbells will be incorporated to help build muscle with control and balance. A few Yoga moves will be added to emphasize flexibility and some cardio exercises from the chair will help improve your heart health. Building a body capable of doing real life activities will be added to the program through functional fitness moves. Teaching the muscles to work together with ease when bending, twisting and lifting are just a few of the benefits received by adding Body Power to your exercise routine. Modifications for all levels of fitness will be given. Cost: $25

7 Wks Mon.
Begins May 7
9 - 10 a.m.
#197023
Bettendorf Community Ctr

7 Wks Wed.
Begins May 9
9 - 10 a.m.
#197035
Bettendorf Community Ctr

The Perfect Exercise Mix

The Perfect Mix provides a combination of stretching, weight training (dumbbells provided) and a low impact cardio workout all in one class. Improve your cardiovascular system, flexibility and strength with the Perfect Mix. Cost: $25

7 Wks Tue.
Begins May 8
9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
#197017
Bettendorf Community Ctr

Move to the Beat With Zumba Gold®

Move to the music that we like best, with low impact moves that are fun and rewarding. If you enjoy music and want exercise, this is the perfect combination. Dance on in and we'll have fun. Cost: $25

7 Wks Fri.
Begins May 11
9 - 10 a.m.
#197015
Bettendorf Community Ctr

 

Learn with Lunch

The Jokers' Wild Magic

Magicians of the Quad City Magic Club will demonstrate their skills. Following the performance they will teach magic tricks, be sure to bring a deck of cards! This program is hosted by the Quad City Times Plus 60 Club. (Includes lunch) Cost: $22

Thu. Apr 26
11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
#194125
The Outing Club

 

R I Arsenal Garrison Commander

The Rock Island Arsenal, Garrison Commander, Requests the Honor of your Presence. Join us for a visit and tour of the Rock Island Arsenal. The Garrison Commander will provide a briefing on the state of the Rock Island Arsenal, followed by a tour of the refurbished Quarters One, new family housing, Memorial Park, Artillery Park and the Boundless Playground. Final stop, the Rock Island National Cemetery decked out with the Memorial Day Flags. (Includes Lunch at the Club House) Government picture I.D. required to enter the Rock Island Arsenal. Cost: $22

Tue. May 29
11a.m. - 2:45 p.m.
#195908
Rock Island Arsenal
Inst. Col. Tauke


Little Women/Louisa May Alcott

The classic book "Little Women" turns 150 years in 2018. Mark this occasion, with this living history portrayal of the beloved author Louisa May Alcott. Stories of her poverty filled childhood, her struggles to succeed as a writer and how "Little Women" came to be. This presentation is sponsored by the Plus 60's. (Includes Lunch) Cost: $22

Wed. Jun 13
11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
#195915
The Outing Club