Active Programs


It is played indoors at the Armory through April 15 starting at 8:30am Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. SRP membership $2 per day and non-SRP member $3 per day. Weather permitting we will be playing outdoors at Manthey Park beginning in May.  

For more information, call Rita Frizzell at (507)451-5046.

Balloon Volleyball

Thursday 9:00-10:30 am   West Mtg Rm 2nd floor.  Come get your exercise sitting on a chair stretching, using your reflexes and of course your laughter!

Chair Aerobics

Monday & Thursday 10:30am-11:15am, 3rd Floor Lobby, $10 per month or $1.25 per class. 1st visit is Free!  Enjoy a real aerobic workout, without getting out of your chair! This fun program consists of warm-ups, exercises, cool-downs and stretches.

Offered by the Sister Kenny, Rehabilitation Institute, Allina Hospitals and Clinics. 997-2150.

West Hills Tennis & Fitness

As a member of SeniorPlace, you can utilize the Fitness Center for 25% reduction from normal rates. Stop by SeniorPlace for the flyer or stop at the Tennis & Fitness Center for more information.


Located at Spare Time Entertainment.  League is on Mondays at 9:00 am and cost is $9.00.  Individuals is on Fridays at 9:00 am and cost is $10.00 includes three games of bowling, coffee and rolls.  This program is sponsored by Hy-Vee, SeniorPlace, and Spare Time.

Zumba Gold

Designed for the active, older adult, the true beginner, and/or people who are not used to exercising, or people who may be limited physically. Instructor: Char Roetman

4 weeks/8 sessions - January 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30 - $36.00 member/$40.00 non-member

4 weeks/8 sessions - February 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27 - $36.00 member/$40.00 non-member                               

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:45-4:30 pm - Drop-Ins $4.50 for members/ $5.50 for non-members

Table Tennis

Wedneday 12:30-2:00pm, Multi-Purpose Room (November – March).  Any age can play the game, so don't be afraid. Players of all abilities are welcome. Darryl Hill will give useful tips and instructions. Wear comfortable clothing.

Weight Training for Seniors

Dates/Times: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 8:30 am- 9:30 am or 3:15 pm- 4:15 pm, 3rd Floor, $25 per month.  A Therapist leads the group in a program of warm-up exercises, weight lifting exercises with hand-held weights, cool down exercises and stretching. We provide each participant with an individual assessment and program tailored to their fitness level and needs before they start with the group. We ask for a commitment of 3 times per week for 3 months to start the program. 

Offered by the Sister Kenny, Rehabilitation Institute, Allina Hospitals and Clinics.  507-997-2150.


Wednesdays & Fridays, 9:30am Multi Purpose Room, 1st Floor, Instructor: Nelson Chou

The dictionary states: Tai Chi is a noin: a Chinese martial art and form of stylized, meditative excercise, characterized by methodically slow circular and stretching movements and positions of bodily balance.  The Medical Dictionary states: an ancient Chinese discipline involving a continuous series of controlled usually slow movements designed to improve physical and mential well-being.  Cost: $1/class

Dancing @ the Elks

The 1st Tuesday of the month, we're DANCING at the Elks from 1:00-4:30pm.  Thanks to the Owatonna Elks Club!

January 7th - Big Ben & Brian Concertina
Febraury 4th - Big Ben & Brian Concertina
March 4th - Big Ben & Brian Concertina
April 1st - Luverne's Concertina

Cost: $6 / $5 SeniorPlace member.  Refreshments & snacks are provided.  This is a great time to socialize, dance and exercise and also a fundraiser for SeniorPlace, Inc.


~Affordable Stress & Pain Relief for Senior Place members~
Senior Place members may schedule services with certified massage therapist Elizabeth (aka Betsy) Wright on Wednesdays and (occasionally) Fridays.

Elizabeth received certification from Sister Rosalind's School of Professional Massage, Mankato  Campus, in 2003. In addition to 650 hours of foundation studies at Sister Rosalind's, Elizabeth has attended numerous continuting education workshops.

Contact Betsy at 507-323-5031 or to scheduel an appointment.  When you arrive at Senior Place for you massage, please check in at the front desk. Plan to pay Elizabeth at the time of your service by personal check or cash: $40 per hour plus sales tax: $42.74. No extra charge to enjoy hot stones.

Pilates with Susan Bernhart

Tuesdays & Thursdays 10-10:45am $2.00  Pilaties is a proven gentle total body workout which strengthens deep back muscles, abdominals, upper and lower body as well as improving flexibility. This is a very beginner class. Exercises are balanced with stretches throughout. Pilates leaves you refreshed and relaxed. Clean mats will be provided for use or bring your own.