Activities at Johns Hill Center

Johns Hill Center features art/craft classes, special events, luncheons, card games and trips for adults aged 55+. Programs are held at the center unless otherwise noted. Location: 601 S. Jasper. Hours are Monday-Friday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. For more information or to be added to the trips and events mailing list, call 429-7750. Contact Dana at 429-7750 for details.
Trips & More April – September 2018 & Registration Form 

Watercolor Class

Come join this painting class and learn about watercolors. Taught by Don Gruber.
Date: Thursdays, September – May
Time: 9 – 11 a.m.
Fee: $25 every three months

Game Day

Enjoy a good old-fashioned game of cards! Play bridge, rummy or pinochle. You do not need to bring a partner.
Date/Time: Fridays from 1 – 4 p.m.
Fee: $1 refreshment donation

Bunco

Roll the dice! This game is easy to learn and can be played with any number of people. Prizes will be awarded each month.
Date/Time: Second Thursday of each month at 12:30 p.m.
Fee: $4 per person

 


Fit 3 at the DISC

If you’re aged 50 or better, get healthy with Fit 3! Our certified instructors provide individualized training on the fitness machines, then develop a program just for you. Receive 3 FREE visits to the DISC, newsletters with information on health screenings, and valuable nutrition tips. This program benefits from a generous donation from the Whinnery Trust.

Forever Fit

This low impact class is designed to improve flexibility, endurance, and strength for participants, leading to more energy, confidence, and satisfaction in their daily lives. Each day of the week offers something different! Call 429-3472 for details on days and times.

Fun Fridays

Come play games and puzzles that stimulate the brain and keep your mind sharp!
Days: 2nd & 4th Fridays of each month
Time: 9 – 10 a.m.
Location: DISC, 1295 W. Wood

 

Health Screenings

Take advantage of the DISC’s free or low-cost health screenings, provided by Decatur Memorial Hospital! Each month from 7 – 9 a.m., DMH offers a specific screening test, along with free blood pressure checks. Call Jeff Rounds at the DISC (429-3472) for more information.
Dates:  April 11 & May 30

Fit 3 Newsletter

Each month, the Fit 3 program shares valuable health & fitness information. Would you like to receive the Fit 3 newsletter at home? Simply call Jeff Rounds at the DISC (429-3472) to be placed on the mailing list!

 Senior Olympics

Men and women aged 50+ are invited to compete in one or more of 12 different events from April 2—26! Participants will receive an event tee, and medals will be presented to the top 3 winners in each category! Registration forms are available at partner facilities and right here!

Events: Bags, Billiards, Bowling, Bridge, Cycling, Free Throw Shooting, Golf, Mini Golf, Pickleball, Rope Skipping, Table Tennis, Track & Field, Wii Bowling

 


Special Activities

National Senior Health & Fitness Day

Join the DISC and organizations across the country in celebration of National Senior Health & Fitness Day, the nation’s largest health promotion event for older adults. Enjoy health screenings courtesy of Decatur Memorial Hospital, demo exercise activities, and giveaways.
Dates: Wednesday, May 30
Time: 8 – 11 a.m.
Location: DISC, 1295 W. Wood 

Holiday Activities

Join you friends for a great meal at Johns Hill Center!
Fee: $10 per meal
RSVP: Register one week in advance by calling 429-7750.
Note: Transportation is provided to and from lunches for an additional $2.

HolidayDayDateTime
Spring LunchTApril 24Noon
Mothers' Day LunchMMay 14 Noon
Summer CookoutFJune 15Noon
Brunch LunchWJuly 1811 a.m.
15th Annual LuauMAugust 27Noon
Fall LunchTSeptember 25Noon

 

 


 

SilverSneakers at the DISC

The DISC is a proud new partner in the award-winning Healthways SilverSneakers Fitness program! Many health plans around the country offer SilverSneakers. Are you eligible? We can check! Join us, and unlock the doors to greater independence and a healthier life. Call 429-3472 for more information.