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Typically, we have everything from art classes to Zumba, but our offerings are looking a little different lately. To keep up on the most current information, subscribe to our weekly email update by emailing Eileen at

In accordance with city-wide policy regarding the potential spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Holyoke Council on Aging & Senior Center will be closed to visitors until further notice, though office staff is on site Monday through Friday, 8am to 2pm, and there are some ongoing services being provided. Please call before stopping by, at 322-5625. If you call after 2pm, leave a message and a COA staff member will return your call as soon as possible.

However, we have expanded our offerings online, all via Zoom, and they are currently free. If you're interested in joining a Zoom class, email Eileen at and she will get you the information you need.

To keep up to date with the most current classes and activity offerings, be sure to sign up for our weekly email update.

Current Online Zoom Offerings

Healthy Joints Class with Karen Saczawa
Clay at Home with Maryanne Benns
Watercolor Painting with Nancy Howard

Osteo Class with Karen Saczawa
Shake Your Soul with Emily Fox
1:30: Zumba with Millie Lozada
Chair Yoga with Kathy Niedzielski

10:00: Healthy Joints Class with Karen Saczawa
Mat Yoga with Kathy Niedzielski
Yoga en Español with Michelle Marroquin

Osteo Class with Karen Saczawa
Meditation in Motion with Carol Clark
Line Dancing with Lyn Connolly

Fun & Fit with Davi Guiel
Chair Yoga with Debra Vega
Senior Sing! with Nancy Howard

Below are all of our regularly scheduled on-site activity offerings, all of which have been temporarily suspended or moved to Zoom (see above).

Some of our on-site classes require Activity Tickets which can be purchased at the Front Desk as a book of 10 tickets for $27.50 when we are open. Any activity that uses tickets is marked with a star (*) and your first class attended is free.


8:30 & 10:00  –  Healthy Joints Exercise
9:00 – Fun & FitCircuit *
11:45 – 3:00  –  Band Rehearsals
1:00  –  Chair Volleyball
1:30  –  Fun with Writing
1:30  –  Watercolor Painting

Rep. Aaron Vega Office HoursSecond Monday of the month unless otherwise noted, 11:30 am


8:30 & 9:45  –  Osteo Exercise
9:30  –  Painting
12:30 –  Writing Your Life Story
  –  Ballroom Dancing
12:30  –  Rummikub
–  Zumba *
  –  Instructional Mah Jongg
2:00  –  Chair Yoga *
3:00  –  Mat Yoga *

Memory Cafe – Third Tuesday of the month, 10:00 am (on hiatus, please call if interested)
We are working in conjunction with other area Senior Centers to provide Memory Cafes often throughout the month. Other scheduled Memory Cafes are held at the South Hadley COA on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, and at the Chicopee COA on the 4th Tuesday of each month.

Whist – Second Tuesday of the month, in place of Mah Jongg, 1:00 pm

Brown Bag – Fourth Tuesday of the month, 2:15 pm


9:00  –  Needles & Hooks Club
9:30  –  Healthy Joints Exercise
9:20 – 2:00  –  Chair Massage – Call to make an appointment
11:30-1:00  –  Blood Pressure Clinic
12:00  –  Painting
12:30    Pitch
1:00  –  Golden Senior Club
4:00  –  Course in Miracles

Rainbow Supper Club – First Wednesday of the month, 5:00 pm

Men’s Group – First and Third Wednesday of the month, 9:30 am

Crescent Button Club– Second Wednesday of the month, 9:30 am


8:30 & 9:45  –  Osteo Exercise
9:30  –  Painting
10:00  –  QiGong *
11:00  –  Tai Chi *
12:00  –  Model Train Group
12:30  –  Pitch
1:00  –  Reunion Social
1:00  –  Line Dancing *

Foot Care – Third and fourth Fridays of the month, call to make an appointment


9-11:30  –  Ceramics Club
9:00  –  Fun and Fit *
10:00  –  Chair Yoga *
12:30 – Senior Sing!
12:30  –  Scrabble Club
1:00  –  Bingo (no cards sold after 1:00 pm)

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