Active Adults 55+ Programs & Activities

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We 💚 our Seniors!

IGH Parks & Rec offers seniors many opportunities to stay active and and engaged at the Veterans Memorial Community Center and find a sense of community and friendship in the IGH Senior Club. 

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  2. Services
  3. Senior Center & Club

Only Activities with links are open for registration. 

Click the link to find your program. Each program has a blue bubble icon on the registration page, which provides all the details about the program.

Programs/Speakers

Activities

Leagues

Summer

  • Tennis
  • Pickleball Lessons

Top 10 Estate Planning Misunderstanding

Aug. 17 at 10:30 a.m. | FREE!

Register: Call 651-450-2480 or online.

In this one-hour educational program, you will finally understand the difference between these and other estate planning documents (what you need and what you don’t), while also learning to avoid the most common—and costly—mistakes.

55+ Driver Safety Class 

(ages 55+) Certified instructor teaches this class. Those who complete the class qualify for a 10% discount on auto insurance. The Driver Improvement courses are open to the public and held at the VMCC; Pre-registration is required through the MN Highway Safety & Research Center

Register

  • By Phone: 1-888-234-1294
  • Online

Upcoming Courses

  • 4-Hour Refresher Courses
    • Aug. 10: 1-5 p.m.

Swim Lessons

Call 651-554-3423

Learn to Skate Program

Call 651-450-2468

Group Golf Lessons at Inver Wood

June 7-July 8; July 12-Aug. 12

Fall

  • Speakers
  • Beginner Pickleball Instruction
  • Daily Drop-in Fitness Classes
  • Specialty Fitness for Older Adults
  • Swim Stroke Clinic
  • Lifeguard Training
  • CPR and First Aid
  • Black Friday Boot Camp

55+ Driver Safety Class 

(ages 55+) Certified instructor teaches this class. Those who complete the class qualify for a 10% discount on auto insurance. The Driver Improvement courses are open to the public and held at the VMCC; Pre-registration is required through the MN Highway Safety & Research Center

Register

  • By Phone: 1-888-234-1294
  • Online

Upcoming Courses

  • 4-Hour Refresher Courses
    • Sept. 14: 1-5 p.m.
    • Sept. 22: 5:30-9:30 p.m.
    • Oct. 13: 5:30-9:30 p.m.
  • 8-Hour Course (two days total): 
    • Oct. 5 and Oct. 6: 1-5 p.m. each day

Group Golf Lessons at Inver Wood

Aug. 16-Sept. 16

Swim Lessons

Call 651-554-3423

Learn to Skate Program

Call 651-450-2468

Private Golf Lessons at Inver Wood Golf Course

pickleball





Summer

Weekly Card Games

Join us in the Senior Center, Community Room 2 for FREE weekly card games. Coffee, bottled water and packaged snacks will be provided.

  • 500 - first, second and fourth Monday - 1 p.m.
  • Penny Bingo - Third Tuesday of the Month - 1 p.m.
  • Cribbage - Tuesdays - 6:30 p.m.
  • Hand & Foot - first, third and fourth Wed - 9 a.m.
  • Bridge - Wednesdays - 12:30 p.m.
  • Euchre - Thursdays - 1 p.m.

History Book Club

Meets every fourth Monday of the month at the VMCC from 10-11 a.m. Discuss selected books with this free, drop-in group, no registration is required. For more information, view 'The Scoop' section of the current Parks & Rec brochure

Note: Room location will be posted in the VMCC on day of club.

  • Aug. 23: The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Color Blindness
  • Sept. 27: The Mosquito: A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator
  • Oct. 25: The Immortal Irishman: The Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero
  • Nov. 22: Priestdaddy: A Memoir

Other Activities at the VMCC

Open Skate

Aquatic Center

Fitness Center & Personal Training

  • Specialty Fitness Classes including Food & Fitness, Tai Chi and Back to Balance (classes cost a fee to attend) - Virtual Options available!

Outdoor Activities

Golf Course

Pickleball Courts

Fall

Pickleball

Open Skate

Aquatic Center

Fitness Center & Personal Training

Golf Course

Winter/Spring



Summer

  • Adult Softball- Three divisions. Officiated league; Standings recorded with an end-of-season playoff. Registration open until April 6.
  • Pickleball 

Fall

  • Pickleball- a fun, semi-competitive league for teams of two players. Gold or Silver divisions. League begins Oct. 9 - registration opening soon!
  • Women's Volleyball
  • Co-Rec Volleyball

Winter/Spring

  • Broomball - Officiated league; Standings recorded with an end-of-season playoff.  
  • Women's Volleyball
  • Co-Rec Volleyball
pickleball

Register for Active Adult 55+ Programs, Sports & Leagues
Online for Programs & SportsOnline for Leagues • By Phone: 651-450-2480
In-Person: 8055 Barbara Avenue

Free Agent Registration 

If you want to play in adult leagues but can't find teammates, you can register as a free agent. Complete and submit the Free Agent Registration Form.

Weather Impacts to Programs, Events and Activities led by the City of IGH*

Wondering if an event or your practice/game is still on due to inclement weather?

Call the IGH Weather Hot Line at 651-450-2595 to check the status for city-led program and events due to inclement weather. We strive to update by 4:30 p.m. After hours, it is up to the coaches and instructors to make the final decision.

*We cannot make weather-related decisions for other league associations or events held in our community by other businesses or organizations.

Dakota County Parks Adult Programs

For details and registration on programs with Dakota County Parks visit their website: https://www.co.dakota.mn.us/parks/Lists/Calendar/calendar.aspx.