Contact

Center 50+
2615 Portland Rd. NE
Salem, OR 97301

503-588-6303
connect50plus@cityofsalem.net

Hours

Center 50+

Updated Hours Due to COVID

Regular Hours Suspended

Monday 7:30 a.m - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Gym hours

Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m. by appointment only.

Saturday-Sunday Closed

Foot care and haircuts

Monday 9:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m. by appointment only.

How to register for classes

FIT 50+ HEALTH AND WELLNESS CENTER is designed to serve individuals ages 50 and older who are interested in starting a physical fitness routine for the first time or for those who are looking for a comfortable, low cost option for maintaining their fitness level. Individuals unable to pay the fee may apply for a partial fee waiver.

Membership Options

Two membership options are available:

  • Gym Only (Silver Membership)
    • $20 per month
    • $50 Quarterly
    • $180 Annually
  • Gold & Fitness Classes (Gold Membership)
    • $40 per month
    • $99 Quarterly
    • $384 Annually

Gym hours are currently Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. by appointment only. Call the Fitness Center at 503-588-6321 or email connect50plus@cityofsalem.net

NAIL CARE AND HAIRCUTS AT CENTER 50

Licensed Cosmetologist Ana Correa provides foot care and haircuts at an affordable price. Foot care treatments begin with a foot soak in warm water, followed by a toe nail trim, file, and nail polish if you bring your own polish, all for just $30. If you have a hard time doing your own foot care, this is the perfect option for you, enjoy stress-free happy feet. We encourage those with diabetes or bleeding conditions to seek service from their podiatrist.

If a haircut is what you need, Men’s haircuts start at $18 and Women’s haircuts start at $20. Ana is available Mondays 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. by appointment only.

Call the Fitness Center at 503-588-6321 to make your appointment today.

Personal Training

Fit 50+ is excited to offer personal training options to its members. Each personal trainer is nationally certified and experienced with the 50+ age group. Upon your membership registration, you will receive a complimentary group orientation class. In this orientation class, a personal trainer will teach you how to properly use each piece of exercise equipment, answer any questions you have, and inform you on all of the great ways that a personal trainer can help you achieve your fitness goals.

Call the Fitness Center for package pricing. Must be a Fit 50+ member to use personal training services.

SilverSneakers® Fitness Program

Center 50+ is now offering the SilverSneakers Fitness Program. SilverSneakers Health Plans around the country offer award-winning programs to people who are eligible for Medicare or to group retirees. SilverSneakers provides a fitness center membership to clients with participating insurances. This benefit includes: access to exercise equipment, customized SilverSneakers classes designed exclusively for older adults who want to improve their strength, flexibility, balance, and endurance. In addition, you will receive the opportunity to attend health education seminars and other events that promote the benefits of a healthy lifestyle.

Check with your insurance provider to find out if you qualify. For additional all-inclusive options and pricing, inquire in the Fitness Center.

Silver & Fit Exercise & Healthy Aging Program

Center 50+ is now offering the Silver & Fit Exercise & Healthy Aging Program. Silver & Fit is designed specifically for Medicare beneficiaries. This program includes: access to exercise equipment and the opportunity to attend Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance fitness classes designed exclusively for older adults who want to improve their strength, flexibility, and balance. In addition, you will receive information from Fit 50+ regarding upcoming health education seminars and events that promote the benefits of a healthy lifestyle. Check with your insurance provider today to find out if you qualify.

For additional all-inclusive options and pricing, inquire in the Fitness Center.

OPTUM Active Renew Fitness 

Center 50+ is now offering OPTUM Active Renew Fitness. Active Renew offers a fitness membership to clients with participating insurances. This benefit includes access to exercise equipment at no charge. In addition, you will receive the opportunity to attend Fit 50+ fitness classes at a discounted rate.

For additional all inclusive options and pricing inquire in the Fitness Center.

First Aid & CPR Certification Class

In this class you will learn to recognize, respond to, and treat a variety of first aid emergencies, perform CPR, and use an AED in a cardiac arrest situation as well as obtain your American Safety and Health Institute First Aid & CPR certification.

Contact the Health & Wellness Center to sign up.

Class date: Call the Fitness Center for upcoming sessions

Cost: $35

Promoting Healthy Aging Discussion Roundtable

Center 50+ is excited to offer healthy aging roundtable conversations through a six-week discussion group. These roundtable discussions are relaxed, fun, and discussion- oriented. The content is based in part on the 8th edition, award-winning textbook, Health Promotion and Aging (2020), written by David Haber, as well as subsequent research. 

You will receive a free booklet, Promoting Healthy Aging (2022), when you register for this series of classes. In this 6 part series we will discuss topics such as Health Expectancy, Prevention Strategies, Medical Screenings, Exercise, Sleep, Nutrition, Mental Health, Mind-Body Alternatives, Loneliness, and methods to change health behaviors. The goal in this workshop is for you to walk away and make a positive behavior change in your life. During this series you will gain knowledge on relevant health topics as well as the opportunity to take part in weekly action challenges. At the end of this series, you will have the tools to make your own health contract/calendar that will assist you in implementing new or improving existing health behaviors.

Please call the Fitness Center at 503-588-6321 for a schedule of in-person or virtual upcoming classes as well as to reserve your spot as space is limited.

Cost: FREE 6-part workshop

Evening Yoga

Many people think that Yoga focuses primarily on stretching. While stretching is certainly involved, Yoga is really about creating balance in the body through developing both strength and flexibility. Join our experienced Yoga Instructor Thursday evenings and start experiencing the many physical and mental benefits of Yoga. All fitness levels are welcome and encouraged to try this wonderful class.

Call the Fitness Center for upcoming sessions.

Cost: Included in Gold Membership or $6 per class drop-in fee. Your first Evening Yoga class is complimentary.

Yoga

Yoga is not only about stretching but also about creating balance in the body by developing both strength and flexibility. Join our Certified Yoga Instructor in this wonderful Yoga experience.

Check back in the Fall of 2022.

Cost: Included in Gold Membership or $6 per class drop-in fee.

Tone Your Bones

While aerobic exercise, such as walking, jogging, or swimming, has many excellent health benefits, studies have shown that lifting weights two or three times a week increases strength by building muscle mass and bone density. Join Certified Personal Trainer Kate Patty in Tone Your Bones, a class designed to teach you proper strength training techniques and help you build muscle mass and maintain bone density.

Ongoing Monday & Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 am.

Cost: Included in Gold Membership or $6 per class drop-in fee. Your first Tone Your Bones class is complimentary.

Flex & Fab

Join certified instructor Mai Dotran for this exciting and invigorating workout. A wide selection of music motivates the class through a variety of movements to boost functional strength, flexibility, mindfulness, balance, meditation, and relaxation. Feel happier in a positive social class environment with this low impact class for everyone!

Enhance your health through Flex-ing and feeling Fab-ulous. No experience necessary, all fitness levels are welcome. Wednesdays 5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Cost: Included in Gold Membership or $3 per class drop-in fee. Complimentary first class.

Tai Chi For Better Balance:

Center 50+ is excited to offer Tai Chi. Join Tai Chi today and start feeling the benefits of muscle relaxation, improved balance, enhanced fitness, improved flexibility, and pain relief.

Level 1 Tuesday & Thursday 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Beginners Refresher Class

Level 2 Tuesday & Thursday 12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Enhanced Movements

Cost: Included in Gold Membership or $6 per class drop-in fee. Complimentary first class.

EVENING TAI CHI

Join us for an hour of balance focusing on mind, body, and soul. Tai Chi offers so many wonderful benefits both physically and mentally. Certified Tai Chi Instructor, Karen Johnson, teaches the importance of giving yourself the gift of calmness, meditation techniques, and exploring a variety of Tai Chi movements. Learn how to do your most basics movements such as walking and breathing correctly. After a long day at work or volunteering in the community, Evening Tai Chi offers you the respite you need. No experience necessary, all fitness levels welcome.   

Call the Fitness Center for upcoming sessions.

Cost:  Included in Gold Membership or $6 per class drop-in fee. Complimentary first class.

ZUMBA

Zumba is perfect for everybody and every body! Each Zumba class is designed to bring people together for a dance fitness party infused with Latin and World rhythms. We take the “work” out of the workout, by mixing modifiable moves for “exercise in disguise.” The total body benefits include increased cardiovascular fitness, muscle conditioning, balance, flexibility, boosted energy, and stress-free happiness each time you leave class. You don’t have to know how to dance. Just move your body and follow our licensed and experienced Zumba Instructor Mai Dotran. It’s easy! Come try it! We guarantee you will have a blast!

Wednesdays 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Cost: Included in Gold Membership or $6 per class drop-in fee. Complimentary first class.

Zumba Toning

Join licensed Zumba Toning Instructor, Mai Dotran, for a Zumba Toning class that blends the fun factor of the Zumba dance fitness party with lightweight muscle conditioning to build endurance and increase daily life functioning. Lightweight maraca-like Toning Sticks provide participants with an “instrument” to create sound to music which enhances rhythm and coordination. In addition, the Zumba Toning Sticks help you engage specific muscle groups, which improves muscle strength, posture, agility, mobility, cognitive function, and balance. Walk in ready to have a blast and tone up; leave exhilarated and empowered!

Mondays 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Cost: Included in Gold Membership or $6 per class drop-in fee. Complimentary first class.

SilverSneakers® Classic:

Center 50+ is now teaching the SilverSneakers Classic class. This class is the SilverSneakers core class for total body conditioning. A Certified instructor guides you through functional, daily exercise activities with resistance tools to be used at your own pace. The benefits of this class include improved overall strength, flexibility, posture, and balance. To find out if you qualify for the SilverSneakers® fitness program through your insurance, check with your insurance provider.

Mondays and Wednesdays 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Cost: Included in Gold Membership or $6 per class unless you are one of those lucky SilverSneaker® participants who gets to take the class for FREE. Your first class is complimentary.

SilverSneakers® Yoga

SilverSneakers® Yoga will move your whole body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of seated and standing postures designed to increase flexibility, balance, and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity. Check with your insurance provider to find out if you qualify to take this class for free.

Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Cost: Included in gold membership or $6 per class, unless you are one of those lucky Silver Sneaker participants who gets to take the class for FREE.

Your first class is complimentary.