The Lodge - Active Older Adults
The Lodge, located at the west end of the Chaska Community Center, serves the Active Older Adult (AOA) population - ages 55 years and older. There is no fee to use The Lodge. Lodge amenities include:
- Computer kiosk
- Large gathering space
- Outdoor patio
- Pool table
Although Lodge access is limited, we can continue to socialize, stay connected, be healthy, and support each other.
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March Lodge Open Hours
Come and go during these scheduled Lodge Open Hours. Walk-ins welcome. No pre-registration required. Play billiards, use the computer, bring your own book or handiwork, socialize, and enjoy the Lodge. Waiver Sign-in required upon entry and masks must be worn. No food or beverages will be served or provided. Capacity limits will be enforced. Sorry, activities that use shared supplies/equipment will not be allowed at this time. If capacity limits are reached a sign will be placed outside The Lodge to encourage you to come back another time!
on March 12 and 26 only
The Lodge has started hosting limited programs with an abundance of safety precautions in place. Please review our safety procedures for Lodge/AOA programs.
IMPORTANT NOTE: All scheduled programs and activities as well as these procedures are subject to change.
Lodge In Person Programs
Play several games of Bingo during an hour-long session. Session time is Mondays, 1:30-2:30 pm.
Rack’em up! Play pool for 45 minutes. (Maximum 4 individuals per time slot) Bring your own cue if you have one. Thursdays between 1-4 pm.
Lodge Virtual Programs
The following programs are being offered virtually on the ZOOM format. ZOOM will be needed as a smart phone app, on your computer, phone, or tablet or there is a phone-in (no video) option. Please contact Joan Seedorf with question or for meeting details at 952-227-7760 or email@example.com.
We have been getting together on ZOOM for some BINGO fun! Enjoy one of America’s favorite past times from the comfort of your home! Join Lodge staff on Tuesdays, March 16 and March 30 from 1:30-2:30 pm for virtual bingo.
Introduction to Watercolors for AOAs - Sampler Class
Meet new friends while learning watercolor techniques. In this 45 minute class you will learn three basic watercolor techniques and celebrate each others work at the end! This class is instructed by Anne Krocak who has a Masters of Art Education and is a professional artist.
Lodge Social Chat
If you are more comfortable visiting virtually, Lodge Social Chats will be on Thursdays, March 11 and 25 at 3:00 pm. We share! We play games! And most importantly we laugh!
MacPhail Music for Life Classes
The City of Chanhassen Senior Center has generously invited us to join their ZOOM based MacPhail Music for Life series of classes - Unwrapping Music! The final 2 classes of the series are Mondays, March 8 “Carole King” and March 15 “Music of Route 66” at 6:30 pm.
Meets the second Friday of the month. Call The Lodge 952.448.2023 for upcoming book title. Noon-1:30 pm.
Caregivers Support Group
Share advice, stories, and encouragement.
Meets the second Monday of the Month from 9:30-10:45 am.
MN Highway Safety & Research Driver Safety Program
The class will explore the latest in vehicle technology, change in laws and review defensive driving principles. 4 Hour Refresher classes are taught by MN Highway Safety & Research Center. Must have taken required 8 Hour class in the past 3 years.
Join Officer Julie on select Mondays as she gives the 4-1-1 on the City of Chaska Police news.