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Vintage Classes and Activities - Current Schedule

  • Unless noted, classes are ongoing and do not have beginning and end dates. Classes requiring pre-registration should see Tom Sturgill, Program Director, or call (412) 361-5003 ext. 104.
  • NO FEE for Fitness Classes or Fitness Studio for:

    • Current Members: Annual member to Vintage is $25 per individual or $45 for a couple and includes all fitness classes and access to the Fitness Studio.

    • SilverSneakers: Eligible SilverSneakers participants with swipe cards (must have eligible Highmark SecurityBlue, Freedom Blue, AARP Medicare Supplement Plans or HOP insurance Humana Choice PPO and Humana Gold Choice)

      Don't forget to swipe your Sneakers Card for every health related visit

    • UPMC Silver and Fit participants (Aetna, Coventry, Blue Cross Capital, UPMC for Life)

      Please sign up for Vintage as your designated fitness location; see Tom Sturgill at Vintage, or call (412) 361-5003 ext. 104.

Class
Day/Time
Location
Note
Fitness Classes
Aerobics with Soul
(CCAC Class -
Sign-up Front Desk)
8 Mondays
10:00 a.m.
Sept. 26 - Nov. 14
Homewood Room
-
Enhance Fitness
Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Bitzer Room
Membership
or
SilverSneaker
or
Silver and Fit
Required

Fitness Studio
at Vintage

Featuring 3 Treadmills, an Elliptical Machine, 2 Recumbent Bikes, a 3-station Multi-Gym, and 6 Pack Trainer.

Preregister in the Information & Referral Office. 

Daily
8:00 a.m.–
5:00 p.m.
Fitness Studio
Membership
or
SilverSneaker
or
Silver and Fit
Required

Fitness Studio Personal Trainer

Preregister in the Information & Referral Office.

Mondays
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Wednesdays
9:00 - 10:30 a.m.

 

Fitness Studio
Personal Fitness Trainer Pat Wurz is available in the Fitness Studio to show you how to use equipment and help you with your personal fitness goals. 
Line Dance (Soul)
Wednesdays & Fridays
1:00 p.m.
Bitzer Room
Membership
or
SilverSneaker
or
Silver and Fit
Required
Line Dance Beginners

Beginners Only. For those who do not know how to line dance
Fridays
10:00 a.m.
Homewood Room
Membership
or
SilverSneaker
or
Silver and Fit
Required
Men's Exercise with John Wood
Thursdays
12:00 p.m.
Bitzer Room
-

SilverSneakers Fitness Program

Must register with Program Director or Information & Referral Office.

Mondays & Wednesdays
8:15 a.m.

Tuesdays & Fridays
10:00 a.m.

A free benefit of eligible Security Blue, Freedom Blue, AARP Medicare Supplement Plans & HOP + Silver & Fit.

Bitzer Room
Membership
or
SilverSneaker
or
Silver and Fit
Required
T’ai Chi
Thursdays
10:30 a.m.
Homewood Room
Membership
or
SilverSneaker
or
Silver and Fit
Required
Vintage Walkers
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays
9:15 - 9:45 a.m.

 

Bitzer Room
-
Yoga

Limit: 15
Tuesdays & Fridays
11:30 a.m.
Homewood Room
Membership
or
SilverSneaker
or
Silver and Fit
Required

 

ZUMBA Gold

Tuesdays
1:00 p.m.
Homewood Room
Membership
or
SilverSneaker
or
Silver and Fit
Required
Activities

AARP Smart Driver Course

Sign-up at Front Desk or call (412) 361-5003.
Limit 20.

One Day “Recertification”
Thu. Oct. 13
9 a.m. – 1 p.m. (Requires certificate from a previous course)

Two Day “Standard”
Wed. & Thu., Oct. 19 & 20
(must attend both)
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
(For those who have never taken course)

Wilkinsburg Room
Cost: $20 / $15 (AARP members)

Better Choices, Better Health Sponsored by Chapter #2612 AARP
(Must pre-register - Minimum 10/ Limit 20).

For more information, visit our website at www.alleghenybetterhealth.org or call (412) 361-5003 ext. 108.

6 Mondays
Oct. 17 - Nov. 21
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Shadyside Room
If you have conditions such as diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, heart disease, chronic pain, anxiety, or any other ongoing health problem, workshop series will help you take charge of your life. Additional class series available throughout the community. You can also take the course from home on-line.
Bible Study Groups
Mondays
10:00 a.m.
Bloomfield Room
-
 
Tuesdays
12:00 p.m.
Bloomfield Room
-
 
Thursdays
10:00 a.m.
Highland Park Room
-
Billiards
Monday thru Friday
Point Breeze
Pool Room
-
Bingo
Mondays & Fridays
12:30 p.m.
East Liberty
Dining Room
$1 Playing
Fee + 10 cents per card (3 Bingos per card)
25 cent specials
50 cent super special 
Penny Bingo
Thursdays
12:00 p.m.
Sept. 4 - 25
Atrium
Bring your own pennies

Book Club
“PALS Book Club"

Limit: 9

4th Thursdays
11:30 a.m.
Highland Park Room
-
Bridge (Duplicate)
Tuesdays
12:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Wilkinsburg Room
Fees per game
Cards
Spades, Pinochle
& Bid Whist
Daily,
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Back Hall
Skylight Area
-
Computer Instruction
Classes: Beginner, Intermediate, Windows 101 (dates and times TBA)
1 on 1 Lessons also available (by appointment).

Call Dale Froling at
724-833-1727.
Spring 2016 Sessions:
April 4th – 25th; May 2nd – 30th; June 6th – 27th.
Wilkinsburg Room
Class and Workgroup Cost: $60 Members / $70 Non-members for 4 two-hour classes.
1 on 1 Lessons are $20 members / $25 non-members.

Crafts

Monday, Wednesday & Friday
10:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.
Highland Park Room
(Bloomfield Room on Wednesdays)
-
New! Fine Art Miracles, Inc. - offers 2 new activities at Vintage. It’s a nonprofit organization that provides the cognitive, social and emotional benefits of fine art lessons, art & music therapy and social robot enhanced learning to a wide variety of populations!
Art & Social Robotics – Romibo Robot helps an art instructor teach art, using examples of a master’s artwork for inspiration. Sept. 14, Oct. 12, Nov. 9, Dec. 14
Interactive Musical Event – combines music from the 50s, 60s and 70s with dance, exercise, games and more. Wednesdays, Sept. 28, Oct. 26, Nov. 30, Dec. 28
Wednesdays
12:00 p.m.
Shadyside Room
Free
French Language (Conversational)

Limit 16
Tuesdays
Oct. 4 - 25
12:30 – 1:15 p.m.
Shadyside Room
-


Fun with Wii

Tuesdays
12:30 p.m.
Sitting Room
-

Let's Write! Poems, Stories & Plays

Tuesdays
10:00 a.m.
Highland Park Room
-

Life Reinvented
(Limit15)

Group Facilitator: Tom Sturgill. Have you ever dreamed of reinventing your life after age 60? Do you have a hidden passion, talent or skill you would like to pursue? Maybe it could even earn you some income. What would your relationships look like? Would you pursue new ones or nurture and grow existing ones? Would you like to serve your community and world in ways that are uniquely you? If you’d like to explore this idea further in a monthly educational discussion group, sign-up at (412) 361-5003 Ext. 104.

Mondays, 12:00 p.m. Sept. 26, Oct. 17, Nov. 21, Dec. 19
Shadyside Room
Free
Memory Training Booster – , Must be graduate of the “Memory Training Program” offered previously at Vintage.
3 Wednesdays, Sept. 21 & 28, Oct. 5 (must attend all), 12:30 p.m.
Homewood Room
Free

MindMatters – Audiovisual Presentations, Wednesdays, 11:15 a.m., Dining Room.
Presented by PA Department of Aging & WITF public television.

  • September 14 “Campaign Practices Then and Now”
  • September 28 “Faith and Freedom: The Role of Religion in 19th Century Life”
  • October 12 “Quilts: Crafting an American Icon”
  • October 26 “Do You Believe? Science and Paranormal Phenomena”
  • November 9 “Food Glorious Food: Satisfaction without the Guilt!”
  • November 23 “Exercise is Medicine”
  • December 14 “Optical Illusions: A Look at How the Human Eye Works”
  • December 28 “Betsy Ross: The Making of the Myth”

New! Nutrition & Dietetics Graduate Student Intern, University of Pittsburgh.
Have questions on food …on nutrition? Help is available! Graduate Student Tawnee will be on site beginning in September. Please let her know your interests for classes, small group discussions, food demonstrations, etc. You can also give your suggestions to Tom in the Program Director’s Office or email at nutrition@shrs.pitt.edu

Pokeno
Wednesdays
12:30 p.m.
Dining Room
Fees per game
Quilting Experienced CCAC

(Limit 10)
8 Thursdays
9:30 a.m.
Sept. 29 - Nov. 17
Shadyside Room
$3 to CCAC
Spanish Beginners I CCAC

(Limit 20)
7 Thursdays
1:15 p.m.
Sept. 29 - Nov. 10
Bloomfield Room
-
Spanish Beginners II CCAC

(Limit 20)
7 Thursdays
12:00 p.m.
Sept. 29 - Nov. 10
Bloomfield Room
-
Stroke & Brain Injury Support & Activities Group
Wednesdays, 1st & 3rd, 12:00 – 2:30 p.m., Highland Park Room. Free. Wellness program called “PECS” (Physical, Emotional, Cognitive, Social) for survivors, caregivers and families of stroke, brain injury and other neurological issues. Join us for a fun approach to recovery. Sign-up at 724-914-2435. Presented by The Brain Recovery Crew, www.brainrecoverycrew.org
Watercolor Painting
Thursdays
12:45 - 2:45 p.m.

(5-week class series)

East Liberty
Dining Room
$10/ $15 Non-members