NW Ohio Sports Round-Up

. February 2, 2017.
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To encourage healthy living for 2017, here are some opportunities for you to get active. In addition to the highlighted classes, many fitness centers offer free services for those carrying a Silver Sneaker Card. Silver Sneakers is a fitness program provided at no cost by more than 60 health plans nationwide. There are millions of members and access to thousands of gyms with classes designed for all abilities. Check if your health plan is included at silversneakers.com/

FITNESS

Cardio Fitness The Sylvania Recreation District and Promedica host a cardio fitness class that incorporates low impact aerobics and abdominal exercises. 7:30-8:30pm. Tuesday and Thursday. January 10 – March 7. $70/person. 5360 Harroun Rd., Sylvania. 419-540-6000. Playsylvania.com Hip, Thigh, Bun The Sylvania Recreation District provides muscles, increase bone density, slow osteoporosis and decrease body fat. 7-7:30pm. Tuesday and Thursday. January 10 – March 7. $40/person. 5360 Harroun Rd., Sylvania. 419-540-6000 | playsylvania.com Rocket Walk The University of Toledo hosts a variety of events with a fitness program for adults at any fitness level held at Wildwood Preserve and Pearson Park. The University of Toledo. 2801 W. Bancroft. 419-530-2508. utoledo.edu. Walk to End Alzheimer’s This nationwide event is held to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. 2801 W. Bancroft | 419-530-2508 | utoledo.edu YMCA Aqua Zumba This low impact exercise is for all ages and is offered at YMCAs throughout the Northwest Ohio area. 1500 N. YMCA of Greater Toledo | Superior St. 2 Floor | 419-729-8135 | ymcatoledo.org

GYMS

University of Toledo Rec Center The pool at the UT recreation center offers a variety of swim classes such as lap swim, circle swim, splitting the lane, open swim and child swimmers. 2800 East Rocket Dr. 419-530-3700 | utoledo.edu YMCA The Y provides a variety of activities in their Active Older Adult (AOA) program for men and women 50 and up including SilverSneakers, a preventative exercise program for older adults. These classes are offered at any or all of the YMCA branches in the Greater Toledo Area. 1500 N. Superior St., 2nd Floor. 419-729-8135 | ymcatoledo.org

SPORTS

Bowling Green Adult Sports Leagues The city of BG offers a variety of adult sports and leagues such as a women’s volleyball league, a men’s basketball league, recreational division basketball for men and basketball, volleyball and pickleball drop in sports. $145/team. BG Community Center | 1245 W. Newton Rd. 419-354-6223 | bgparks@bgohio.com or ikovacevic@bgohio.org | bgohio.org Maumee Senior Center Golfing  Men and women of any skill level are welcome to play golf at the Tanglewood Golf Club. $7.50/9 holes. $5.50/person sharing a cart. Maumee Senior Center | 2430 S. Detroit Ave. 419-893-1994 | maumeeseniorcenter.com East Toledo Senior Activities Center – Senior Softball League  The East Toledo Family Center offers an annual softball league that competes with other teams from the center and, if available other teams. For all seniors. 1001 White St. 419-691-2254 | etfc.org Sylvania Senior Softball The Sylvania Recreation District gives seniors the opportunity to be athletic and competitive in the annual senior softball league. 7060 Sylvania Ave. | 419-882-1500 | sylvaniaseniorsoftball.com Toledo Beach Volleyball Club This volleyball club offers adult lessons and two co-ed adult tournaments every week. Wednesday’s Adult Mini Tournament Series gives competitors the chance to win a money prize for coming in first or second place, while the Thursday Adult Co-ed 2’s League is for those who just want to play and have fun. $50/six lessons or $10/lesson. 419-410-0493 | toledobeachvolleyballclub.com Year-Round Senior Volleyball Men and women ages 50 and up at all skill levels can join this free program hosted by the East Toledo Senior Activities Center. 10am. Every Monday. 1020 Varland Ave | 419-691-2254 | etfc.org Year-Round Senior Basketball Anyone 50 and over is welcome to join the East Toledo Senior Activities Center Tuesday and Thursday at 7pm for this free program. October-April. 1020 Varland Ave | 419-691-2254 | etfc.org 

DANCE

Maumee Senior Center Line Dancing Dance lessons are offered every Monday at 7pm and Thursday at 9am. Advanced classes are Mondays at10am. $2/class. Maumee Senior Center | 2430 S. Detroit Ave. | 419-893-1994 | maumeeseniorcenter.com Maumee Senior Center Soft-Shoe The Manhattan Dance Company teaches dance lessons Tuesdays at 3pm. $7/week. Maumee Senior Center. 2430 S. Detroit Ave. | 419-893-1994 | maumeeseniorcenter.com

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