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Palo Duro Senior Center

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Palo Duro Senior Center Information

Address:
5221 Palo Duro NE 87110-1201
Hours:
Monday - Friday 8 AM to 5 PM
Wednesday - 8 AM to 7 PM
Saturday - 9 AM to 1 PM
Phone:
(505) 888-8102
Contacts:

Natasha Montoya, Center Manager, [email protected]

Larissa Martin , Program Coordinator, [email protected]

Fax:
(505) 888-8107
Center Newsletter:

  July 2018
  June 2018
  May 2018

 

 

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Palo Duro Senior Center Meals

Breakfast:

Hours:
Monday - Friday 8 AM to 9 AM
Reservations:
No Reservations Needed.

Lunch:

Hours:
Monday - Friday 11:30 AM to 1 PM
Reservations:
Reservations required by 12:00 PM (noon) the day before.

A "Drop-In" lunch menu is also offered that does NOT require a reservation.
Soup & Desserts $.50
Salads $1 and $2
Sandwiches $1.25 and $1.50
Ice Cream Socials - 3rd Thursday of the month from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
 "Special" luncheons are on the 2nd Thursday of the month.

Meals:

  • Guests 60 and over: $3.25
  • Guests 50 to 59: $3.25
  • Guests under 50: $7.67

Palo Duro Senior Center Services

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Model Train Show

When

This event has already happened.
Nov 18, 2017
09:30 AM - 04:00 PM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

The Rails Along the Rio Grande 2017 Train Show will be heading to Albuquerque this year and we want you to join us! We will visit the exhibits and find out fun facts about model trains.

Price

$2 Transportation
$5 admission

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

The Thankful Tree

When

This event has already happened.
Nov 20, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

Take time to be thankful for everything that you have as we will be placing leaves with our thanksgivings on our Thankful Tree! Apple Cider and tasty treats will also be served.

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Incognito, The Problem Gambler Among Us at Palo Duro

When

This event has already happened.
Nov 30, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

Problem gamblers are suffering silently, and usually don’t let others know their secret. This presentation addresses what problem gambling looks like, who are the gamblers among us, and some suggested solutions.

Presenter: PeopleWorks-NM

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Candy Cane and Cocoa Tree Trimming

When

This event has already happened.
Dec 01, 2017
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

What’s a winter month without candy canes and cocoa? We will be having a delicious Hot Chocolate Bar along with all of the fixings and candy canes!

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Christmas in Madrid (Palo Duro)

When

This event has already happened.
Dec 02, 2017
02:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

We will start off with the annual Holiday parade down Main Street. Afterwards you can enjoy shopping at the unique shops, galleries followed by dinner at Ribs in Cedar Crest.

Price

$7 Transportation

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Tis the Season Special Luncheon

When

This event has already happened.
Dec 14, 2017
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

Tis the season to be jolly! This is always a festive time of year and we want to share these festivities with you! Carolers will sing traditional Christmas songs as we enjoy a candlelit-style lunch. Be sure to mark your calendars!

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Flex & Tone at Palo Duro Senior Center

When

This event has already happened.
Dec 28, 2017
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

This class will work to elongate and strengthen your muscles to achieve increased flexibility, improve posture and develop a strong core

Palo Duro- Mesquite Room

Price

50¢ suggested donation.

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Aerobics at Palo Duro Senior Center

When

This event has already happened.
Dec 29, 2017
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

These fun, low impact aerobics classes combine energizing music with a routine designed to strengthen the cardiovascular system. For beginners to advanced exercisers, everyone works at their own pace. Burn calories and get a great workout.

Price

50¢ suggested donation

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Gentle Exercise at Palo Duro Senior Center

When

This event has already happened.
Dec 29, 2017
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

Performed primarily in a chair. The focus is on resistance training to build strength. Equipment such as small balls and bands are used to make the exercises interesting and challenging.

Price

50¢ suggested donation

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Center Hiking & Treks at Palo Duro (Sat)

When

This event has already happened.
Dec 30, 2017
09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

The Albuquerque Senior Centers offer hiking trips year round. Schedules are available at front desk of participating centers. 

www.ASCHG.org

Sue Palletier

Price

5¢/mile

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Tuesday Cross Country Ski Trips

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 02, 2018
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Sports & Fitness Center
3351 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-880-2800

Description

Enjoy the splendor of New Mexico’s back country. Trips are open to intermediate or advanced skiers. Depending on snow conditions, destinations include the Jemez, Manzano, and Sandia Mountains. Equipment is not provided.

Check-In: 8:00 am Depart: 8:15 am • Return: 5:00 pm Cross country skiers must stay with the group.

Registration Begins Dec. 12, 2017

IMPORTANT INFO!

Trips leave from Palo Duro 50+ Sports & Fitness Center Space is limited. Pre-payment is required to reserve your space. · Current membership is required · Pre-payment required/trip Limited to 2 registration forms/person

Price

Pre-payment required/trip

Contact

Joel Mahoney
505-880-2800

Center Hiking & Treks at Palo Duro (Tues)

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 02, 2018
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

The Albuquerque Senior Centers offer hiking trips year round. Schedules are available at front desk of participating centers. 

www.ASCHG.org

Facilitator: Marilyn Warrant

Price

5¢/mile

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Adapted Aquatics at Palo Duro (Session 3)

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 02, 2018
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Sports & Fitness Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

Taught at the University of New Mexico Therapeutic Pool (92º water), participants are led through a series of range of motion exercises that will increase joint mobility and develop muscular strength. Pre-Registration is required.

Transportation: will be provided from the Palo Duro 50+ Sports & Fitness Center for $.50. Self Drivers are also welcome, but must pre-register.

Price

$8/month – Suggested
Contribution - (2 classes/wk.)
Transportation:50¢

Contact

Joel Mahoney
505-880-2800

Wednesday Snowshoeing Trips

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 03, 2018
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
3351 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-880-2800

Description

Snowshoeing is fun! We provide snowshoes and poles or bring your own! Destinations include the Jemez, Manzano and Sandia Mountains, depending on the best snow.

Check-In: 8:00 am Depart: 8:15 am • Return: 5:00 pm Snowshoers must stay with the group.

Registration Begins Dec. 12, 2017

IMPORTANT INFO! 

Trips leave from Palo Duro 50+ Sports & Fitness Center Space is limited. Pre-payment is required to reserve your space. · Current membership is required · Pre-payment required/trip Limited to 2 registration forms/person.

For more info or to register call 880-2800

Price

Pre-payment required/trip

Contact

Joel Mahoney
505-880-2800

Body Fat vs. Muscle (Palo Duro 50+ Sports & Fitness Center)

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 03, 2018
08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Sports & Fitness Center
3351 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-880-2800

Description

The goal for optimal health is reducing body fat while increasing muscle. Visit us for a free assessment.

Price

Free

Contact

Joel Mahoney
505-880-2800

Adapted Aquatics at Palo Duro (Session 1)

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 03, 2018
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

Taught at the University of New Mexico Therapeutic Pool (92º water), participants are led through a series of range of motion exercises that will increase joint mobility and develop muscular strength. Pre-Registration is required.

 Transportation: provided from all 6 Albuquerque senior centers for $ .50. Self-Drivers are also welcome, but must pre-register.

Price

Cost: $12/month
Number of Classes - 3 classes/wk
Transportation:50¢

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Yoga: Gentle (Palo Duro)

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 03, 2018
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

Whether you are a beginner or have been doing yoga for a while, this slow-paced class will leave you feeling both relaxed and rejuvenated. Don’t fret if you’ve never tried it before. If you can breathe, you can practice yoga!

Palo Duro - Ponderosa

Instructor: Karin

Price

Free

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

T’ai Chi For Seniors

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 03, 2018
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Where

Los Volcanes Senior Center
6500 Los Volcanes NW
Albuquerque, NM 87121
505-767-5999

Description

Slow, gentle movement to build health & balance, reduce stress, & heal from injuries. Presented in a brief way to balance the whole self: physical, emotional & spiritual.

Los Volcanes -Room 2

Instructor: Kay

Price

Suggest donation $3

Contact

Maria Aguero
505-767-5999

Enhance Fitness (Los Volcanes)

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 03, 2018
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Where

Los Volcanes Senior Sports & Fitness Center
6500 Los Volcanes NW (Located on the South side of Los Volcanes Senior Center)
Albuquerque, NM 87121
505-767-5985

Description

This is an evidence based senior fitness class in which a three part assessment will be conducted for each participant. Class components include cardio, weight training and flexibility.

50+ Sports & Fitness Center - Aerobic Room

Instructor: Dee Williams

Contact

Melissa Pochiro
505-767-5985

T’ai Chi Chih at Palo Duro Beginning

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 03, 2018
03:00 PM - 05:30 PM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

T’ai Chi Chih is a series of easy, gentle movements that balance the internal energy (Chi).  It is often called a moving meditation and the benefits of this practice can include improved balance, flexibility, stamina, and regulation of stress blood pressure and weight.

Palo Duro - Ponderosa Room

BEGINNING: Wednesday, 3:15 - 4:15 pm

CONTINUING: Wednesday, 4:30 - 5:30 pm

Session I: January 11 - February 15

Session II: February 22 - April 5 (No class March 15)

Session III: April 12 - May 17 Session IV: May 24 - June 28

Call to Register Ellen Tatge

Price

$60 for 6 weeks, payable at first class

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Nia Technique (Palo Duro)

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 03, 2018
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

The Nia Technique™ draws inspiration from the dance arts, martial arts and healing arts for a cardiovascular, aerobic, and super fun workout that is challenging and stimulating, yet easy to follow.

Palo Duro - Aspen

Instructor: Michele Diel

Price

Cost: $5 or $30/5 classes/First Class Free

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Thursday Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding Trip

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 04, 2018
07:00 AM - 04:30 PM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Sports & Fitness Center
3351 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-880-2800

Description

Skiing & Snowboarding Trips: We do the driving and you hit the slopes at Santa Fe ski area.

Check-In: 7:00 am Depart: 7:30 am • Return: 4:30 pm Downhill skiers and Snowboarders must purchase own lift ticket. Seniors 72+ get FREE lift tickets.

Registration Begins Dec. 12, 2017

IMPORTANT INFO! 

For more info or to register call 880-2800

Trips leave from Palo Duro 50+ Sports & Fitness Center

Space is limited. Pre-payment is required to reserve your space. · Current membership is required · Pre-payment required/trip Limited to 2 registration forms/person

 

Price

Pre-payment required/trip

Contact

Joel Mahoney
505-880-2800

Friday Showshoe 101 Trip

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 05, 2018
08:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Sports & Fitness Center
3351 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-880-2800

Description

For those who would like to get outside but are new to snowshoeing. Instruction includes snowshoe techniques, basic conditioning exercises, and discussion of proper attire.

Depart: 8:15 am • Return: 1:00 pm Snowshoers must stay with the group.

Registration Begins on December 12, 2017

IMPORTANT INFORMATION!

Trips leave from Palo Duro 50+ Sports & Fitness Center. Space is limited. Pre-payment is required to reserve your space. · Current membership is required · Pre-payment required/trip Limited to 2 registration forms/person.

For more info or to register call 880-2800

Price

Pre-payment required/trip

Contact

Joel Mahoney
505-880-2800

Adapted Aquatics at Palo Duro (Session 2)

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 05, 2018
01:00 PM - 02:30 PM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

Taught at the University of New Mexico Therapeutic Pool (92º water), participants are led through a series of range of motion exercises that will increase joint mobility and develop muscular strength. Pre-Registration is required.

Transportation: provided from all 6 Albuquerque senior center for $.50 and Vista Grande Community Center. Self-Drivers are also welcome, but must pre-register.

Price

Cost: $8/month
Number of Classes -2 classes/wk.)
Transportation:50¢

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Yoga at Palo Duro (Mon)

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 08, 2018
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

These classes combine core management methods with mind/body/breath discipline to reduce physical and mental stress and lengthen muscles. Yoga will improve posture and core strength, as well as reduce lower back pain and increase muscle flexibility.

Palo Duro - Ponderosa

L. Leyba

Price

$3

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Line Dance: Advanced (Palo Duro on Mondays)

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 08, 2018
01:30 PM - 03:00 PM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

 

Instructor: Doug

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Line Dancing: Beginning (Palo Duro - Mon)

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 08, 2018
03:00 PM - 04:30 PM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

A line dance is a choreographed dance with a repeated sequence of steps in which a group of people dance in one or more lines or rows without regard for the gender of the individuals, all facing either each other or in the same direction, and executing the steps at the same time.

Instructor: Gayle Mecca

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

T'ai Chi (Palo Duro)

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 12, 2018
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

Beautiful, gentle, flowing movements improve balance, lower high blood pressure, increase bone density and cultivate Chi, or internal energy

Palo Duro - Ponderosa Pine

Not meeting 1st Friday.

Instructor: Sifu Ty Beh

Price

Suggested donation $5

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Line Dance Advanced (Palo Duro on 2nd, 3rd & 4th Saturday)

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 13, 2018
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

Instructor: Jeanne Hendrix

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Eight Ball Pool Competition

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 07, 2018
05:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-880-2800

Description

Eight Ball Pool Competition

Contact

Joel Mahoney
505-880-2800