Bike Classes for Adults and Seniors! Register Today

Bicycling for Seniors Class_Page_1Two NEW Adult/Senior Bike Classes in November

Ready to get back on the bike? Senior cycling is on the rise and has a new look. Join us Tuesday Nov 10 @10am for a confident cycling class (in a classroom and on a path without cars) with a certified bike league instructor. Sign up here and note if you need a loaner bike. http://www.civilbikes.com/bike-education.html

Have you been wanting to get on your bike but not sure you are ready for city cycling? Well, there are two chances to learn the rules of the road, safety and more in November at Decatur Recreation Center! We have teamed up with Nedra Deadwyler from Civil Bikes to offer two classes during November.

Bike Class for Seniors – Tuesday, November 10, 10 am – 12:30 pm
First thing to know, we’ll be biking on a PATH! A bicycling basics class is designed to get higher mobility Seniors back in the saddle and able to ride safely on bike trails, bike paths and roadways. The class will cover topics such as GA law, safe riding practices, and how to use trails and roads; teaching skills on how to get to and from your destination safely.  Bring your own bikes and water.  If you need a bike, there is an extra $10 fee.  For more information and to  register click here. Be sure to select the payment button under “Senior Bicycling Education Class” or “Senior Bicycling Education Class and Bike Rental”

Bicycling for Seniors Class_Page_2Adult City Cycling – Saturday, November 21, 1 – 3:30 pm
This is the perfect class to give Active Adults a way to increase physical activity levels in the outdoors.  The class will cover topics such as GA law, safe riding practices, and how to use trails and roads; teaching skills on how to get to and from your destination safely so you learn how to incorporate bicycling in everyday travel.  Bring your own bike and water. To register, click here. Be sure to select the payment button under “Active Adult Bicycling Education Class”   Classes will be held at the Decatur Recreation Center, 231 Sycamore Street.

Senior Couple On Cycle Ride In Countryside

Senior Couple On Cycle Ride In Countryside

Senior Couple On Cycle Ride In Winter Countryside

Senior Couple On Cycle Ride In Winter Countryside

 

Play Badminton at Decatur Recreation Center

Come Out and Play Badminton!

badmintonDecatur Recreation Center now offers badminton on Wednesday evenings from 7-9 pm  through the Fall. Ages 10 and up are welcome- all levels as well. Three courts are available and it is FREE to Decatur residents. Non-resident fee is $5.

For more information contact Sue Wieloch   (770) 377-3404.

 

 

FREE Computer Class: Internet for Seniors

DeKalb County Library and Decatur Active Living have joined together to offer Internet for Seniors on February 7, March 7 or May 2 from 2 – 3:30pm at the Decatur Recreation Center.

Seniors are invited to register for a free computer class conducted by the Dekalb County Public Library.

  • Learn what the internet is and how to navigate it.
  • Look for websites using web address and directories.
  • Perform simple seraches and discuss internet safety.

To register call 678-553-6559 or sign up online at http://www.decaturga.com/webtrac. Look under Active Adult Classes. Classes are held at the Decatur Recreation Center, 231 Sycamore Street, 30030.

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12th Annual KeenAgers Picnic May 16th

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Help bring in the summer with Decatur KeenAgers and other city residents by enjoying a day of fun, laughter, food, games, exercise, entertainment and music. The 12th annual KeenAgers Picnic will be held on Thursday, May 16th at McKoy Park from 10:30 am until 2 pm. All active adults are welcome to attend.

Must be a City of Decatur resident or a KeenAgers member.

This event is free, however we ask that everyone bring either a
side dish or a dessert to share. Hotdogs will be provided.

Please carpool if possible as parking is limited.

McKoy Park is located at 534 McKoy Street in the Oakhurst section of Decatur.

For more information, please contact Cheryl Burnette cheryl.burnette@decaturga.com or 678-553-6541.