Fun Over Fifty

Fun. Social. Exercise. Using these three elements as a foundation, Basin Recreation has developed a new category of recreation designed specifically for people over the age of fifty.
For more information about any Fun Over Fifty Program contact:
Patrick Saucier: patrick@basinrecreation.org; (435) 649-1564 x 45

Weekly Drop-In Activities

Yoga:
Tuesdays from 11:30am-12:30pm at The Fieldhouse in Studio C.

Fun Over Fifty Yoga is a judgement-free yoga class designed for people over the age of Fifty. Whether you are an experienced Yogi or new to stretching, you will find yourself energized and rejuvenated after this 1-hour class.

FREE Drop-In Pickleball:
April 18th - October 12th
Tuesdays & Thursdays from 8:30am - 11:30am
Trailside Pickleball Courts

Come drop-in! Play is generally unstructured and format will be left up to participants.  We will have four nets set up with permanent lines and encourage players of all levels to come and play!  We will have some additional equipment on hand for people to borrow.


The Hiking Club
 

Come conquer a new trail each week with The Hiking Club! The hikes are easier in the beginning of the season and progress to more challenging terrain as the season goes on. This club is great for people looking for hiking partners, hoping to learn some new trails or anyone looking to challenge themselves. Some hikes include Uintas, Fifth WaterFalls Hot Springs, Mid-Mountain Trail, Stewart Falls and Mount Timpanogos. 

Fridays:
June 6th - September 15th

Cost: $10/hike or $75/season pass


Sign up and find out more information HERE!


Over the Hill Mountain Biking
 

This is the perfect program for people either curious about mountain biking or simply looking to ride with a group. Rides will be led by certified mountain bike instructors.  All rides will be on local trails and we expect them to be about 2 hours.

Thursdays:
June 8th - August 31st

Cost: varies per ride


Sign up and find out more information HERE!


Outdoor Adventure Days
 

Make the most of summer by taking advantage of our Outdoor Adventure Days. Whether you're a beginner or veteran, Outdoor Adventure Days provide a fun and social setting for you to be active. A wide range of adventures ensures something for everyone. Age restrictions for this program create a judgment-free environment and an opporunitiy to meet other enthusiasts. 

Wednesdays:
June 21st - August 9th
Cost and Times Vary each adventure


Sign up and find out more information HERE!


Active Living Every Day
 

Get active with a proven step-by-step program. This is a 12 week progressive class to change the way you think about your health. Learn how to incorporate exercise into your daily routine and change your life!.

Mondays:
September 11 - November 27
10:00am - 11:00am
The Fieldhouse

Cost: $45


Sign up and find out more information HERE!


Walk with Ease - Evidence Based Arthritis Prevention Program
 

Certified Instructors will teach Arthritis Prevention strategies using an evidence-based program from the Arthritis Foundation. This program is great for anyone dealing with Arthritis currently or hoping to avoid it in the future. We will modify the walking portion of the class to fit the class make-up.

Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays:
September 5 - October 13
10:00am - 11:00am
The Fieldhouse

Cost: $30/session


Sign up and find out more information HERE!


AARP Smart Driver Course
 

Refresh your driving skills during this 4-hour safe driving course and qualify for up to a 10% multi-year discount on your auto insurance. There are no tests to pass, just come and learn. Lunch will be provided!

Saturday, October 7th from 10:00am - 2:30pm - Basin Recreation Community Room (5715 Trailside Dr.)

Cost: $15 for AARP Members and $20 for Non-Members
*payments can only be taken on the day of the event*


Sign up and find out more information HERE!



Fun Over Fifty Spring/Summer 2017 will include weekly hikes with The Hiking Club, Adventure Days (Wakesurf, SUP, Backpacking, and Rafting), Over-the-Hill Mountain Biking and Pickleball.

 

Check back in spring 2017 for a more detailed schedule of activities.