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Free tech classes at community center

By Traci Bishop
SUN Columnist

Feeling a little overwhelmed by today’s technology?

If so, Becky Herman and the Ross Aragon Community Center have partnered up to help you learn how to stay up to date and in touch with this fast growing world of high-tech communication with free beginning and intermediate computer, smartphone and tablet classes.

Call Becky Herman at 264-2171 or 903-0788 to get signed up today.

Free programs

Mah Jongg. Tuesdays, 1-3 p.m.; Fridays, 12:30-4:30 p.m. Call the center with any questions, 264-4152.

Pickleball. Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8-10 a.m. If you need a pickleball fix, join us. Loaner paddles are available. If you would like to learn the game of pickleball, join us from 9-10 a.m. to learn this fun and exciting game. Contact Fran if you have any questions, 884-3184.

Tai Chi. No experience is necessary. Join instructors Pam Kircher and Anna O’Reilly. Classes are Wednesdays, 11 a.m.-noon. Please wear flat-soled shoes and bring water. Class is open to everyone.

Duplicate Bridge. Tuesday, 5:30-10 p.m.; Friday, 12:30-4:30 p.m. Call Stan, 731-2217 or e-mail Stan at sunset1310@aol.com.

Pagosa Bridge 4 Fun. Mondays, 12:30-4 p.m. For more information, contact the Community Center, 264-4152.

Hoopsters. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8-9 a.m. Warren and the guys are waiting for you to come out and play. They will play with just about anyone. The Hoopsters are a great group of guys getting out there twice a week for a good game of b-ball.

Yoga. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10-11:30 a.m. Please bring a mat or towel. Call the center with questions 264-4152.

Belly dancing: A pleasant aerobic exercise, dancing brings well-known benefits, such as reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease, weight control and more. Belly dance helps to develop muscle control and isolation, graceful arms, and body conditioning from head to toe. Join Carla Robert on Wednesdays, noon-1:30 p.m. Call the center for information, 264-4152.

Calendar

Thursday, Jan. 17: Hoopsters, 8-9 a.m.; yoga, 10-11:30 a.m.; beginning technology class, 1:30- 3:30 p.m.; Sozo Yoga, 5:30-7 p.m.

Friday, Jan. 18: Pickleball, 8-10 a.m.; small fries playgroup, 10:15-12:15 p.m.; Duplicate Bridge, 12:30-4:30 p.m

Saturday, Jan. 19: Indoor soccer, 10 a.m.-noon.

Sunday, Jan. 20: Grace Evangelical Free Church, 7:30 a.m.-noon; Church of Christ, 10 a.m.-noon.

Monday, Jan. 21: The Ross Aragon Community Center is closed.

Tuesday, Jan. 22: Hoopsters, 8-9 a.m.; Yoga 10-11:30 a.m.; intermediate technology class, 10 a.m.-noon; Mah Jongg, 1-3 p.m.; Duplicate Bridge, 5-10 p.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 23: Pickleball, 8-10 a.m.; Tai Chi, 11 a.m.-noon; wellness walk, 1-2 p.m.; beginning dulcimer, 1:30-2:30 p.m.; belly dancing, 3:30-4:45 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 24: Hoopsters, 8-9 a.m.; yoga, 10-11:30 a.m.; Sozo Yoga, 5:30-7 p.m.

The community center hours are Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday by appointment only.

The center is located at 451 Hot Springs Blvd. Phone 264-4152, e-mail communitycenter@centurytel.net.

This story was posted on January 17, 2013.