Y.E.S. Happenings

Youthful Energetic Seniors

Evalyn Sadlier Jones Branch YMCA

Mah Jong will continue to take place on Tuesdays (for ALL levels of play) from 1-4pm in the Welch Family Center, and onThursdays (for beginners) from 1-4pm in the Welch Family Center.   Mah Jong is available FREE for our members only; if a guest wants to participate, they would pay a drop-in rate (as we do with Pickleball & Volleyball).   Please direct any questions to me.


SHINE for Medicare Insurance Counseling.   This service is available weekly on Wednesdays from 11:00-3:00 in the computer room at the Welch Family Center.   One of our members, Marian Strassman, is responsible for these Medicare insurance counseling sessions.  Her contact number is 239-470-1916 if a member wants additional information or needs to schedule an appointment.


All Ears Mobile Hearing Screening has been scheduled at the Branch for Tuesday, May 9 from 9:00-11:00am.  Their mobile unit will be located outside the front entrance.  No appointment is necessary.  This will be suspended over the summer months; will start-up again in September.


The final Kayak trip is listed in the computer and scheduled for Wednesday, May 10 (Barcode 68470).  The trip begins at 10:30am from Turtle Beach Boat ramp and lasts for approximately one-hour.  Robbie’s staff facilitates the kayak trip.  There is a charge of $15/members & $25/non-members.


Arthur Murray FREE Dance Lessons are currently in the six-week session of April 19-May 24.  These lessons are held weekly on a Wednesday from 1:15-2:15pm in Studio A.  The sign-up sheet is available.  Please note that participants can join in at any time, as the dance instructors continuously review the steps from the previous class.  Any questions can be directed to me.


A luncheon at Der Dutchman is scheduled for Friday, May 19 at 12:00 noon.  A sign-up list is available.


An interactive workshop/seminar entitled “Self-Defense for Seniors” has been scheduled for Wednesday, May 17 at 9:30am.  A sign-up sheet is available.


Frank G. Berlin, Sr. Branch YMCA

Adult Dance Party: Every Saturday night there is an Adult Dance Party from 7:30pm-10:30pm with big band music. $10 admission. Open to public.

Beginner Bridge/Open Play is on Mondays @ 12:30pm in the Multi Purpose Studio.

Intermediate Bridge Play with instruction by Eric Kaye is every Wednesday @ 11:30am in the Board Room of the Bari Brooks Teen Center.

Mah-jongg open play is every Friday @ 11:30am in the Multi Purpose Studio.

Arthur Murray Dance Lessons held weekly on Wednesday from 11:30am-12:30pm in Studio B. The lessons are offered FREE to our members. Sign Up is encouraged. Call Rhonda Kapusta @ 941-955-8194 x107 if interested.

Adult Tap Advanced and Intermediate is offered on Thursdays 1pm for Advanced and 2pm for Intermediate.