Health & Fitness Events

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  • Sat., Feb. 24, 8-10:30 a.m.

    Williamsville High School Fieldhouse

    900 S. Walnut St., Williamsville Sherman

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    $20, $25, $80

    Gather your family and friends for the Powered by Prairie Walk!This low-impact, high-fun event for all ages will feature a variety of activities, plus demonstrations and information to fuel your heart healthy journey:• Hands Only CPR• Cardiac Rehabilitation• Pharmacy• Nutrition• Photo Booth• Education• Kid’s Activities and Obstacle Course Bounce House• Prize Drawings and More100% of proceeds benefit your local Prairie Cardiac Rehab ministry in Springfield! 217-814-5177
  • Mondays-Saturdays

    Various locations

    Springfield, Springfield Springfield Area

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    Ten meetings are held in the local area each week. Five are in-person and four are hybrid of in-person and via Zoom. One meeting is Zoom only. Visit the website or call for more information. 217-891-2981
  • Mondays, Wednesdays, 9-10 a.m.

    Athens Christian Church

    1411 E. Route 29, Athens Central Illinois

    Free

    Chair aerobics at Athens Christian ChurchJoin senior citizen friends each Monday and Wednesday morning at 9:00 am for CHAIR AEROBICS at Athens Christian Church (1411 E State Route 29). Chair aerobics is suitable for everyone, with gentle exercises that develop flexibility, strength, balance, coordination and fitness. There is no charge for this activity For more information, please contact the church office at 217-636-8463. 217-636-8463
  • Mondays, Wednesdays, 9-10 a.m.

    Athens Christian Church

    1411 E. Route 29, Athens Central Illinois

    Free

    Join senior friends at every Monday and Wednesday morning from 9-10 a.m. for chair aerobics. It's free and is suitable for everyone, with gentle exercises that develop flexibility, strength, balance, coordination and fitness. 217-636-8463
  • Senior Services of Central Illinois

    701 W. Mason St., Springfield Springfield Area

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    Let's Get Fit is a chair based group exercise program designed specifically to meet the needs of older adults who are looking to incorporate more physical activity into their lives. These classes consist of aerobic, strengthening, balance and flexibility exercises.Meets in person. 217-528-4035
  • Mondays, 6 p.m.

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    Meets in person in handicapped-accessible private home in Riverton. Parking is available. Call for more information or find other meetings at spi-alanon.weebly.com. 217-899-0432
  • Tuesdays, 7 a.m.

    St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church

    700 E. Spruce St., Chatham Chatham

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    Enter through the northeast door. Call for more information. 217-280-0220
  • Fourth Wednesday of every month, 9:30-11:30 a.m.

    Senior Services of Central Illinois

    701 W. Mason St., Springfield Springfield Area

    Provided by SIU School of Medicine. 217-528-4035
  • Wednesdays, 12 p.m.

    St. Paul's Episcopal Church

    815 S. Second St., Springfield Springfield Area

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    Meets in person and via Zoom. For in person, go through south side double glass doors. For Zoom, call for link info. 217-899-6041
  • Thursdays, 5:15 p.m.

    Via Zoom

    Springfield, Springfield Springfield Area

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    Zoom only. Call for link. 217-415-3489, 217-652-8131
  • Thursdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

    Phoenix Center: Out On Second

    120 E. Scarritt St., Springfield Downtown

    Free

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    A 12-step recovery group for LGBTQ+ and allies. This group is for anyone struggling with alcohol, chemical, or process addictions. 217-414-8953
  • Fridays, 10:30-11:15 a.m.

    Senior Services of Central Illinois

    701 W. Mason St., Springfield Springfield Area

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    Join us for a unique edition of Bingo with a chance to win prizes! This activity provides fitness, bingo and social engagement. 217-503-4643
  • First Tuesday of every month, 1-2 p.m. Continues through June 30

    AgeLinc

    2731 S. MacArthur Blvd., Springfield Springfield Area

    Free

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    Support groups create a safe, confidential, supportive environment or community and a chance for participants to develop informal mutual support and social relationships. This group educates and informs participants about dementia and helps participants develop methods and skills to solve problems. Call to register. 217-787-9234, 800-272-3900
  • Sat., March 9, 9:30 a.m.

    Lincoln Memorial Garden

    2301 E. Lake Shore Dr., Springfield Lake Springfield Area

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    Forest Therapy, is a practice of deepening a sense of connection with nature through a 1.5- 2-hour slow wander through nature. Our Forest Therapy sessions are led by Cassandra Claman, a certified guide, whose role is to open possible natural connections by offering invitations that help develop a more sensory and embodied relationship with the surrounding nature and forest. In addition, this experience has been shown to lower blood pressure, reduce anxiety and depression and help us slowdown from our hectic lives 217-529-1111
  • Second Tuesday of every month, 5:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

    Phoenix Center: Out On Second

    120 E. Scarritt St., Springfield Downtown

    Free

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    The Phoenix Center offers a safe and supportive space for lgbtq+ neurodivergent individuals to socialize, discuss their unique challenges, and build skills for personal growth and mindfulness. 217-414-8953
  • Second Thursday of every month, 6-7 p.m.

    Free! Registration Required. Register by phone.

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    Support groups create a safe, confidential, supportive environment or community and a chance for participants to develop informal mutual support and social relationships. They educate and inform participants about dementia and help participants develop methods and skills to solve problems. This in-person caregiver support group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. For the safety of our constituents, volunteers and staff, everyone attending an Alzheimer's Association event indoors must wear a mask and social distance. We ask participants to provide their own masks or hand sanitizer. Registration required. Please call our 24/7 Helpline at 1.800.272.3900. Offered through… 1.800.272.3900
  • Thu., April 4, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

    Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation

    228 W. Miller St., Springfield Springfield Area

    The Smith Alzheimer’s Center at SIU Medicine is hosting its annual Brain Aging Conference for the community to learn the latest on caring for family, friends or others with early-stage memory loss. There is no cost to the community, but registration is required. Attendees will have a chance to hear from medical professionals at the Smith Alzheimer's Center, department leaders at SIU Medicine, as well as other caregivers. For more information, please email [email protected]. 217-545-7204
  • Sun., Sept. 8, 8-11 a.m.

    Rochester Community Park

    90 Wild Rose Lane, Rochester Rochester

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    Combines a 5K run, live music, vendors and food event to benefit mental health non-profit organizations. See the web site for more info and to sign up.