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.

Eastern Iowa Community Colleges also offers a Plus 50 program for those 50 years or older to take credit classes, earn certifications and even finish degrees.

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: $25

7 Wks Thu.
Begins Mar 22
9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
#194494
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.

8 Wks Tue.
Begins Mar 6
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
#194503
Bettendorf Community Ctr
Cost: $29

7 Wks Fri.
Begins Mar 9
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
#194500
Bettendorf Community Ctr
Cost: $25

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 non-strenuous movement based on ancient principles which may bring about physical and mental relaxation. A great way to improve balance. Cost: $25

7 Wks Tue.
Begins Mar 20
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
#194493
West Davenport

7 Wks Thu.
Begins Mar 22
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
#194496
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: $25

7 Wks Tue.
Begins Mar 20
9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
#194497
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.

8 Wks Mon.
Begins Mar 5
9 - 10 a.m.
#194507
Bettendorf Community Ctr

8 Wks Wed.
Begins Mar 7
9 - 10 a.m.
#194504
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: $22

7 Wks Fri.
Begins Mar 9
9 - 10 a.m.
#194505
Bettendorf Community Ctr

LEARN WITH LUNCH 

 

Local German Heritage Tour
The German American Heritage Center will host a bus tour that will showcase local German historical homes and businesses. Transportation is provided by the Quad City Times Plus 60 Club. (Includes lunch) Cost: $22

Mon. Mar 26
11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
#194443
Company Site

Mon. Mar 26
11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
#194114
German American Heritage Ctr.


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