The Lodge, located next to the Chaska Community Center, serves the Active Older Adult (AOA) population for ages 55 years and older. There is NO fee to use The Lodge. The Chaska Parks and Recreation Staff offer programs to include special events, day trips, health and wellness classes, card clubs, bingo, games and billiards. The Lodge is host to a large gathering space, kitchen, library, computer kiosk, pool table, enclosed deck, and outdoor terrace.
Monday/Wednesday/Friday 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday/Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
BLOOD PRESSURE CHECK
Stop by every Monday from 9:30–10:30 a.m. for your free blood pressure check.
Every Monday afternoon from 1:00–3:00 p.m. we will be playing bingo in The Lodge. Try your luck!
Tuesdays from 1:00–3:30 p.m. are designated Bridge days.
If you like cards you’ll want to stop by on Wednesdays from 1:00–3:30 p.m. for a good game of 500. Coffee’s always on!
MEXICAN TRAIN DOMINOES
Stop by every Wednesday for Mexican Train Dominoes from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
TOPS (TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY)
TOPS Club, Inc. is a weight loss support group that encourages weight loss and maintenance through sensible eating, exercise and mutual support. The heart of that support comes during the weekly chapter meetings as members encourage one another, share information and help each other stay on track. Stop by and attend a meeting to see what we’re all about. For more information, contact Doug Schanzenbach at (952) 448-5612.
Weekly Meeting Day: Mondays
Place: The Lodge
Time: Weigh in at 11:00 a.m. with a meeting at 11:15 a.m.
Every Thursday has been designated as cribbage play days at The Lodge from 1:00–3:00 p.m. Cribbage boards and cards are available.
HAND & FOOT
Thursdays from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. is designated Hand & Foot time.
Informal fun games of 8-Ball are played each Thursday evening beginning at 5:30 p.m. at The Lodge. Teams of two are formed on sight.
Every Friday from 9:30–11:30 a.m. we will be playing games, drinking coffee, and socializing. Join us.
Join us each Friday from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. for Mah Jongg!
AOA STRENGTH COACHING
Become comfortable in the wellness addition and learn how to use strength training equipment with a CCC fitness professional. Learn the key elements in building a stronger body and maintaining a high quality of life while aging well. The first Monday of the month at 11:35 p.m.(Noon) Free for CCC members.
Are you a care giver of a loved one who feels that you would like to talk to someone and share your thoughts? Caregivers meet the second Monday of each month in the morning at The Lodge multipurpose room at the CCC. Call Shirley at (952) 448-3717 or Pat at (952) 448-4016 if you have questions or would like to find out more.
Date: Second Monday of each month
Time: 9:30–10:30 a.m.
Place: The Lodge
The last Tuesday of each month from 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. (March - September)
CURRENT EVENT DISCUSSION
Join fellow AOA’s in discussing current events and topics. The first and third Thursday of the month at 10:00 a.m.
The second Thursday of each month we’ll be celebrating our AOA’s birthdays at 10:30 a.m. Cake and coffee will be provided. Everyone’s welcome.
The second and fourth Friday of the month is the organized time to play Manitoba Rummy. Play from 9:30–11:30 a.m.
This group meets the second Friday of each month 12:15 – 1:30 p.m. Barb Colhapp will lead the discussion and the group will pick the book each month.