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					    Stay Fit!

   Physical Activity
   Resources for
   Pierce County Adults




Directory of Resources
 • Locate specific activities near you
 • Find contact information
 • Check bus route availability

2008 Edition
         Exercise Information Resources for Adults 50+

 “Exercise: A Guide from the National Institute on Aging”
An 80-page guide to safe strength, balance and aerobic exercise for
adults 65+. Order 1 free copy by phone: 1-800-222-2225, or to receive a
DVD or video and the 80-page exercise guide mail a check for $7, to:
NIAIC, Dept. W, PO Box 8057, Gaithersburg, MD 20898
This guide and other health information is also available online at
www.nia.nih.gov

AARP, “Physical Activities Workbook” Call for 1 free copy: 1-888-687-
2277; (1-888-OUR-AARP)
AARP “Step Up to Better Health” walking program guide with progress
log forms & a step counter (pedometer): $9 for members, $14 for non-
members; to order call 1-800-861-0168
AARP free online physical activity information:
 www.aarp.org/health-active

Arthritis Foundation:
Washington/Alaska Chapter Phone # 1-206-547-2707:
www.arthritis.org
“Exercise and Your Arthritis” 24 pg. free brochure; $20 annual
membership info

A Home Exercise TV Program
“Sit and Be Fit”, 30 minutes, Mon-Fri mornings on PBS TV stations
(KCTS in Seattle/Tacoma; )
“Sit and Be Fit” videotapes for general chair and stretching/toning
exercise, and exercising with health conditions such as arthritis, COPD,
stroke, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, and Parkinson’s: call 1-509-448-
9438 for a catalog or www.sitandbefit.com


To find a Pierce county senior center in your area for physical
activity programs for adults 65+ call Pierce County Aging and
Longterm Care at 253-798-4600 or 1-800-562-0332


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Look after your Body                    Drink plenty of water – as we
Be careful when lifting:                age our bodies are less able to                There are 1,440 minutes in a day.
 • always bend your legs and            compensate for fluid loss during                 Use 30 of them to Be Active!
    keep your back straight             exercise, so good hydration is
 • do not twist as you lift             very important. Try taking a few
 • roll or push heavy loads             plastic bottles of water outside
 • invest in a lightweight cart to      with you – no need to go back
    haul heavy loads                    into the house with muddy boots!
                                                                           Welcome to the
 • never attempt to lift more                                              STAY FIT! PIERCE COUNTY GUIDE
    than you can comfortably            Finally – enjoy your gardening
                                        workout!                           Physical activity is vital for keeping a high quality of life and
    handle
                                                                           independence. Many experts recommend being physically active,
 • don’t be shy about asking for
    help !                                                                 including:
                                                                           • U.S. Surgeon General
                                                                           • American Heart Association
                                                                           • American Diabetes Association
                                                                           • American Cancer Society
                                                                           • National Institute on Aging
                                                                           • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
                                                                           If you’re active now – good for you! Keep it up! If you want or
                                                                           need to be more active, this guide can help get you started.
     If you are a program provider and would like to update or include
      program information in this neighborhood guide, please contact:
                                                                           PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IS FOR EVERYONE
                   NorthWest Orthopaedic Institute                         A recent U.S. Surgeon General’s report stressed the benefits of
                    253-627-5144 • info@nwoi.org                           physical activity - especially for older adults.
                                                                           • Even older adults who are frail can improve their health and
                                                                           independence by being more physically active.
                                                                           • Physical activity doesn’t have to be strenuous to benefit your
                                                                           health. Beneficial activities include walking, gardening, and
                                                                           dancing.
                                                                           • People who are not physically active can improve their health and
                                                                           well-being through small increases in their level of activity.
                                                                           • Activities that improve balance, flexibility, strength and
                                                                           endurance help older adults do the tasks they need to do to live
                                                                           independently, and help prevent falls.
                                                                           • Aim for at least 30 minutes of activity, for at least 10 minutes
                                                                           at a time, five days a week.

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BENEFITS OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY                                                And don’t forget the exercises                  • strength and resistance
Regular physical activity:                                                   you can do at home! Here’s an                     (digging holes for bulbs,
                                                                             example…                                          watering(with can), laying
• Improves your energy, mood, sleep and mental alertness
• Reduces aches and pains                                                                                                      sod)
                                                                             Gardening as Exercise: “Work
• Reduces risk of falling                                                                                                    • weight-bearing
                                                                             Out” in The Garden
                                                                                                                               (carrying/loading/stacking
• Helps to maintain independence                                             “Gardening is a Zen approach to health
                                                                             that gives you exercise, relief from              wood, digging, mowing the
• Provides a way to spend time with friends and family, or to meet
                                                                             stress, nutritious fruits and vegetables,         lawn)
new people
                                                                             companionship of family and friends and         • cardiovascular workout
                                                                             the aesthetic pleasures of working with           (mowing, digging, shoveling
TIPS FOR SAFETY AND FITNESS                                                  nature. And it’s an activity you can do all       snow, applying fertilizer)
• Check with your doctor. It’s always wise to get advice from                your life. Remember to enjoy the
your doctor before making a big change in your physical activity.            process, not just the product.”               Avoid Stiffness
Ask about what types of physical activity are best for you and how           -- Jeffrey P.Restuccio, Fitness the                You are less likely to
                                                                             Dynamic Gardening Way
to best avoid injury. If a health problem interferes with your                                                             experience muscle stiffness if
physical activity, discuss your concerns, questions, and goals with                                                        you do several different types of
                                                                             Gardening is a lot more than a
a health care professional to learn how best to stay active and when                                                       activity. Choose activities that
                                                                             hobby. Research shows that
to return to exercise.                                                                                                     require different positions eg
                                                                             many jobs around the yard can
• Drink plenty of water every day, especially before and after                                                             crouch, kneel, stand. Try
                                                                             be considered valuable exercise.
                                                                                                                           stretching before and after your
any physical activity. Don’t wait until you feel thirsty.                    Activities such as digging, raking
                                                                                                                           garden workout:
• Pay attention to your pain. It’s common to feel a little soreness,         and planting are equivalent to
                                                                                                                             • Stretch both arms up above
especially when you first start a new activity. But serious muscle           sports such as snorkeling,
                                                                                                                                your head, reaching for the
pain, neck or low back pain, cramps or nausea can be signs of                volleyball and walking.
                                                                                                                                sky. Hold as you count to 5
serious injuries. See your doctor if these symptoms persist.                 Typically gardening includes
                                                                                                                                and repeat 3 times.
                                                                             many elements of accepted
• Consider expanding your physical activity regimen.
                                                                             exercise regimes. If you start                  • Circle shoulders 5x forwards
Once you’re comfortable with your new routine, think about                   viewing your gardening time as                     and 5x backwards
adding activities for strength training, flexibility and balance.            an exercise workout, then you                   • Sit towards the front of a
                                                                             can try to incorporate a little of                 chair, one leg extended out
WHO WE ARE                                                                   each of these elements into each                   in front of you. Keeping
This guide, is brought to you through a collaborative effort of the                                                             back straight, slowly lean
                                                                             session:
NorthWest Orthopaedic Institute; the Washington State Department                                                                forwards until you feel a
                                                                               • stretching and lunging
of Health Injury Prevention Program’s Senior Falls Prevention                                                                   stretch in the back of your
                                                                                 (raking leaves, pruning,
Study, which is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and                                                                   leg. Repeat on other side.
                                                                                 trimming, weeding)
Prevention; Good Samaritan Foundation; Franciscan Health
                                                                               • stance and balance (hoeing,                 • Standing, holding on to chair
System; MultiCare Health System; and the University of Washington                                                               for balance, bend one knee,
                                                                                 sacking grass, leaves,
Health Promotion Research Center. Over the next several years, we                                                               keeping hips forwards: feel
                                                                                 hauling branches)
will be working in South Puget Sound to promote physical activity and                                                           the stretch in the front of
increase activity opportunities for senior adults. We hope this guide will     • repetition (planting seeds,
                                                                                                                                your thighs. Hold for 10
prove useful to seniors and the programs that serve them.                        turning soil)
                                                                                                                                seconds. Repeat 3x on each
                                                                                                                                leg.
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MILTON                  TACOMA                    THANKS
   Dance                   Aerobics               The University of Washington Health Promotion Research Center
   General Exercise        Bowling                would like to thank Get in SHAPE Chicago and the researchers at the
   Walking                 Cardio fitness         University of Illinois, Chicago involved in the SHAPE program. Their
   Yoga                    Chair exercise         support, advice and direction have greatly informed their surveys and the
PACIFIC                    Curves                 development of this guide.
   General Exercise        Dance
   Walking                 General Exercise       Thank you to Mike Eveland and Mike McCue for your help in
PARKLAND                   Golf                   updating the guide as part of the community practicum with the
   Curves                  Low Impact             Pacific Lutheran University School of Nursing program.
   General Exercise        Miscellaneous
PUYALLUP                   Pilates
   Aerobics                Sports
   Cardio fitness          Strength & Balance     IN THIS GUIDE
   Curves                  Strength Exercises     Please note that all of the information in this guide is intended for
   Dance                   Stretch                use after discussing physical activity with a healthcare provider.
   General Exercise        Swimming & Water       None of the material is intended to replace specific
   Miscellaneous           Aerobics               recommendations of a doctor or other healthcare provider.
   Strength & Balance      Table Tennis           Programs have been categorized for your convenience. Please refer
   Strength Exercises      Tai Chi                to the table of contents. Fees may be associated with programs
   Walking                 Walking
                                                  listed in this guide. All program information is subject to change.
SOUTH HILL                 Water aerobics
   Curves                  Water rehabilitation
                                                  Please contact program sites directly for the most current and
   Walking                 Wellness               detailed information. Inclusion of an organization in this guide
SPANAWAY                   Yoga                   does not imply endorsement. Additionally, omission of an
   Curves               UNIVERSITY PLACE          organization is not intentional and does not negate the value of a
   Golf                    Bowling                program’s contribution to the community.
   Walking                 Curves
STEILACOOM                 Strength & Balance
   Aerobics
   Chair exercise
   Dance
   Stretch
   Walking
   Yoga
SUMNER
   Curves
   Dance
   General Exercise
   Strength & Balance
   Swimming & Water
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TABLE OF CONTENTS                                                                                        Activities available
                                                                                                         by city
INTRODUCTION ................................................................................ 1
TIPS FOR SAFETY AND FITNESS ........................................................ 2                   ASHFORD                 FIRCREST
                                                                                                            Walking                 Aerobics
                                                                                                         BELFAIR                    Curves
ACTIVITIES BY TYPE OF EXERCISE                                                                                                      Golf
                                                                                                            General Exercise
AEROBICS ........................................................................................ 5                                 Walking
                                                                                                         BONNEY LAKE
BOWLING ......................................................................................... 6         Curves                  Yoga
CARDIO FITNESS............................................................................... 6             Strength & Balance   FT.LEWIS
CHAIR EXERCISE .............................................................................. 6             Swimming & Water        Golf
CURVES ........................................................................................... 7        Aerobics                Miscellaneous
DANCE ............................................................................................. 8       Walking              GIG HARBOR
GENERAL EXERCISE ....................................................................... 10              BUCKLEY                    Aerobics
GOLF .............................................................................................. 13      Aerobics                Curves
LOW IMPACT .................................................................................. 14            Dance                   General Exercise
                                                                                                            Walking                 Miscellaneous
MISCELLANEOUS ........................................................................... 14
                                                                                                         DUPONT                     Swimming & Water
SPORTS .......................................................................................... 15                                Aerobics
                                                                                                            Curves
STRENGTH & BALANCE ................................................................. 15                                             Walking
                                                                                                         EATONVILLE
STRENGTH...................................................................................... 16           Curves                  Yoga
STRETCH ........................................................................................ 17         Dance                GRAHAM
SUPPORT GROUPS ........................................................................... 17               Walking                 Walking
SWIMMING & WATER AEROBICS ................................................... 17                         EDGEWOOD                LAKEBAY
TABLE TENNIS ............................................................................... 18             Curves                  Aerobics
TAI CHI .......................................................................................... 18    ENUMCLAW                   Walking
WALKING....................................................................................... 19           General Exercise     LAKELAND HILLS
WATER AEROBICS .......................................................................... 22                Walkling                Curves
                                                                                                         FEDERAL WAY             LAKEWOOD
WATER REHABILITATION ............................................................... 23
                                                                                                            Aerobics                Aerobics
WELLNESS ..................................................................................... 23                                   Bowling
                                                                                                            Dance
YOGA ............................................................................................. 23                               Curves
                                                                                                            Low Impact
                                                                                                         FIFE                       Dance
ACTIVITIES AVAILABLE BY CITY .................................................... 25                        Curves                  General Exercise
GARDENING AS EXERCISE: “WORK OUT” IN THE GARDEN ............ 27                                             Swimming & Water        Golf
                                                                                                            Aerobics                Miscellaneous
                                                                                                            Tai Chi                 Strength & Balance
                                                                                                            Yoga                    Tai Chi
                                                                                                                                    Walking



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STEILACOOM
                                Fitness for All Women
                                4704 So. Oaks Street, Tacoma
                                                                AEROBICS                          LAKEWOOD
Yoga (Group)                    www.tacwomensfit.com                                           Aerobics (Group)
                                                                    BUCKLEY
253-581-1076                                                                                   253-798-4087 On bus route
                                                                Aerobic Fitness (Group)
Steilacoom Community Center     Yoga for Everyone Else                                         Lakewood Senior Center
                                                                360-829-0190
2301 Worthington, Steilacoom    (Group)                                                        9112 Lakewood Dr SW,
                                                                Buckley Senior Center
www.townofsteilacoom.org        253-591-5299                                                   Lakewood
                                                                811 Main St, Buckley
                                South Park Community Center
                                                                www.cityofbuckley.com
   TACOMA                       4851 S Tacoma Way, Tacoma                                          PUYALLUP
Gentle Yoga (Group)             www.metroparkstacoma.org                                       Aerobics (Group)
                                                                    FEDERAL WAY
253-591-5080 On bus route                                                                      253-841-5555 On bus route
Lighthouse Senior Center        Yoga with Hal (Group)           Cardio-flex                    Puyallup Senior Center
5016 S. A St, Tacoma            253-756-0601 (at times)         workout (Group)                601 North Meridian, Puyallup
www.cityoftacoma.org            Point Defiance/ Ruston Senior   253-927-5239                   www.cityofpuyallup.org
                                Center                          Klahanee Lake
Yoga (Group)                    4716 N Baltimore, Tacoma        Community/Senior                   STEILACOOM
253-591-5504                    www.metroparkstacoma.org        Center                         Aerobics (Group)
Centre at Norpoint                                              33901 9th Ave. S.,             253-581-1076 On bus route
4818 Nassau Ave, Tacoma                                         Federal Way                    Steilacoom Community Center
www.metroparkstacoma.org                                                                       2301 Worthington, Steilacoom
                                                                    FIRCREST                   www.steilacoom.org
Yoga (Group)heated room                                         Aerobics (Group)
253-761-9007 On bus route                                       253-564-8177 On bus route         TACOMA
Bikram Yoga Center                                              Fircrest Senior Club           Active Older Adult (Group)
3907 6th Ave, Tacoma                                            555 Contra Costa, Fircrest     253-564-9622
www.bikramyogatacoma.com                                        www.cityoffircrest.net         YMCA
                                                                                               Morgan Family Branch of
Yoga (Group)                                                       GIG HARBOR                  YMCA, 1002 S Pearl St, Tacoma
253-566-9642 On bus route                                       Gig Harbor Athletic Club       www.tacomaymca.org
Dahn Yoga                                                       (Group)
1812 S. Mildred St., Tacoma                                     253-858-8777 On bus route      Aerobics (Group)
www.dahnyoga.com                                                www.cityofgigharbor.net        253-591-5504
                                                                                               Centre at Norpoint
Yoga (Group)                                                       LAKEBAY                     4818 Nassau Ave, Tacoma
253-756-8066                                                    Aerobics (Group)               www.metroparkstacoma.org
Source Yoga                                                     At times during year
2712 N. 21st St Ste A, Tacoma                                   253-884-4440                   Aerobics (Group)
www.sourceyogaonline.com                                        Key Peninsula Community        253-472-6022
                                                                Services                       Fitness for All Women
Yoga (Group)                                                    17015 9th St Ct KPN, Lakebay   4704 So. Oaks Street, Tacoma
253-472-6022                                                                                   www.tacwomensfit.com
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Aerobics (Individual)
253-564-6050
                                CARDIO FITNESS                    Morgan Family Branch of
                                                                  YMCA, 1002 S Pearl St, Tacoma
                                                                                                  3615 N. Gove St., Tacoma

Exercise Science Center
1101 Regence Blvd, Fircrest
                                   PUYALLUP
                                Older Adult Cardio (Group)
                                                                  Water Aerobics (Group)          YOGA
                                                                  253-841-9622
                                253-841-9622
Fitness in a Hour (Group)       YMCA                              YMCA                                FIFE
253-566-5020                    Mel Korum Family Branch of        Mel Korum Family Branch of      Hatha Yoga (Group)
Total Women Health Studio       YMCA, 302 43rd Ave SE, Puyallup   YMCA, 302 43rd Ave SE,          253-922-0900 On bus route
2301 Worthington, Steilacoom    WWW.YMCA.ORG                      Puyallup                        Fife Community Center
www.tacomacc.edu                   TACOMA                                                         2111 54th Ave E, Fife
                                Cardiac Wellness (Group)          Water Walking (Group)           www.cityoffife.org
Senior Aerobics (Group)         253-564-9622                      253-841-9622
253-591-5299 On bus route       YMCA                              YMCA                               FIRCREST
South Park Community Center     Morgan Family Branch of           Mel Korum Family Branch of      Yoga (Group)
4851 S Tacoma Way, Tacoma       YMCA, 1002 S Pearl St, Tacoma     YMCA, 302 43rd Ave SE,          253-566-4546 On bus route
                                                                  Puyallup                        Image Studio of Dance
                                                                                                  1105 Regents Blvd, Fircrest
BOWLING                         CHAIR EXERCISE                    Water Walking (Group)
                                                                  253-564-9622                       GIG HARBOR
    LAKEWOOD                        STEILACOOM                    YMCA                            Yoga (Group)
Senior Bowling League           Chair Exercise (Group)            Morgan Family Branch of         253-858-9053
(Group) 253-584-0212            253-581-1076                      YMCA, 1002 S Pearl St, Tacoma   Cedarwood Yoga Studio
www.bowlerolanes.net            Steilacoom Community Center                                       6659 Kimball Dr., Gig Harbor
                                2301 Worthington, Steilacoom                                      www.cedarwoodyoga.com
Bowlero Lanes                                                     WATER
3852 Steilacoom Blvd.                                                                                 MILTON
                                    TACOMA                        REHABILITATION
SW, Lakewood                    Chair Exercise (Group)                                            Yoga (Group)
                                 On bus route                                                     253-922-6586 On bus route
                                                                      TACOMA
   TACOMA                       Held at Tacoma-Pierce Co YMCAs                                    Milton Adult Activity Center
                                                                  Water excercise(Group)
Bowling                         MultiCare Health System                                           1000 Laurel Street, Milton
                                                                  253-640-3439
253-564-8853                    315 MLK Way, Tacoma               Ligthhouse senior center
Tower Inn and Lanes             www.multicare.org                 5016 s. Ast. Tacoma
6323 6th Ave, Tacoma
WWW.TOWER LANES.NET
                                                                  Cityoftacoma.org
                                Chair Exercise (Group)
   UNIVERSITY PLACE             253-591-5083 On bus route
Senior Bowling League
(Group)
                                Beacon Senior Center              WELLNESS
                                415 13th St, Tacoma
253-565-1007
                                www.cityoftacoma.org                  TACOMA
Brunswick Narrows Plaza Bowl
2200 Mildred St W, Univ Place                                     Wellness Program (Group)
                                                                  253-756-6279
WWW.NARROWSPLAZA.COM
                                                                  St. Lukes
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Point Defiance Park, 5400           Arthritis (Group)               Chair Aerobics (Group)
N.Pearl St., Tacoma                 253-841-9622                    253-591-5080 On bus route
www.metroparkstacoma.org            YMCA                            Lighthouse Senior Center        GIG HARBOR
                                    Mel Korum Family Branch of      5016 S. A St, Tacoma            Curves for Women (Circuit)
Walking trails (Individual)         YMCA, 302 43rd Ave SE,          www.cityoftacoma.org            253-853-2075 On bus route
 On bus route                       Puyallup                                                        Curves
Metro Parks Tacoma                                                                                  3105 Judson St., Ste.C, Gig
Ruston Way Waterfront, From         Arthritis Fitness (Group)       CURVES                          Harbor
Starr Street to 49th St.            253-5649622                     WWW.CURVES.COM
www.metroparkstacoma.org            YMCA                                                                LAKEWOOD
Walking trails (Individual)                                            BONNEY LAKE                  Curves for Women (Circuit)
                                        Morgan Family Branch of     Curves for Women (Circuit)      253-588-9700
253-591-6439 On bus route               YMCA, 1002 S Pearl St,                                      Curves
Metro Parks Tacoma                                                  253-863-6333
                                        Tacoma                      Curves                          7609 Steilacoom Blvd SE,
Tacoma Nature Center, 1919                                                                          Ste.200, Lakewood
S.Tyler St.,Tacoma                                                  21149 State Rt. 410 E, Bonney
                                         Cardiac Wellness (Group)   Lake
www.metroparkstacoma.org                   253-564-9622                                                PARKLAND
                                               YMCA                 EATONVILLE/EDGEWOOD             Curves for Women (Circuit)
Walking trails (Individual)                    Morgan Family                                        253-531-4553
253-591-5297 On bus route                  Branch of YMCA, 1002                                     Curves
Metro Parks Tacoma                         S Pearl St, Tacoma                                       10202 Pacific Ave S, Ste 104,
Titlow Park, 8425 6th Avenue,                                                                       Tacoma
Tacoma
www.wwfrontmuseum.org               Flow Motion Gentle Water                                           PUYALLUP
Walking trails (Individual)         Exercise (Group)                   EATONVILLE                   Curves for Women (Circuit)
253-305-1000 On bus route           253-564-9622                       EDGEWOOD                     253-446-0166
Metro Parks Tacoma                  YMCA                                       Curves for           Curves
Wapato Park, 6500 S.Sheridan,       Morgan Family Branch of                     Women               1416 E Main Ave, Ste B,
Tacoma                              YMCA, 1002 S Pearl St, Tacoma              (Circuit)            Puyallup
www.metroparkstacoma.org                                            253-568-7427 On bus route       Curves for Women (Circuit)
                                    Modified Water Aerobics         Curves                          253-445-1800 On bus route
Walking trails (Individual)         (Group)                         727 Meridian East, Edgewood     Curves
591-5331 On bus route               253-564-9622                                                    5401 104th St E Ste. C,
Metro Parks Tacoma                  YMCA                                                            Puyallup
Wright Park, 6th Ave. and "I" St,   Morgan Family Branch of            FIRCREST
Tacoma                              YMCA, 1002 S Pearl St, Tacoma   Curves for Women (Circuit)           SOUTH HILL
www.metroparkstacoma.org                                            253-460-0250                    Curves for Women (Circuit)
                                    Stroke Fitness (Group)          Curves                          253-845-5559 On bus route
WATER AEROBICS                      253-564-9622
                                    YMCA
                                                                    4916 Center Street, Ste J       Curves
                                                                                                    14611 Meridian E, Ste.C, South
                                                                                                    Hill
     TACOMA
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                                   UNIVERSITY PLACE
   SPANAWAY                        Curves for Women (Circuit)    Puyallup Pacers (Group)             Walk, Stretch & Enjoy
Curves for Women (Circuit)          253-565-1717                 253-841-5555 On bus route           Gardens (Group)
253-537-7500                       3826 Bridgeport Way, Tacoma   Puyallup Senior Center              Northend Walkers
Curves                                                           601 North Meridian, Puyallup        Metropolitan Market 2420 N.
16318 Pacific Ave S, Spanaway                                                                        Proctor St.
                                   DANCE                         Puyallup Pacers (Group)
Curves for Women (Circuit)                                       253-848-1234                        Walking
253-875-4600                           BUCKLEY                   Merrill Gardens at Puyallup, 123    253-582-7474 On bus route
Curves                             Line Dancing (Group)          4th Avenue NW, Puyallup             Evergreen Wanderers
22219 Mountain Hwy E, Ste.E/F,     360-829-0190                                                      PO Box 111943, Tacoma
Spanaway                           Buckley Senior Center            SOUTH HILL                       www.ava.org
                                   811 Main St, Buckley          Walking Trail (Individual)
   SUMNER                          www.cityofbuckley.com          On bus route                       Walking trails (Individual)
Curves for Women (Circuit)                                       Nathan Chapman Memorial Trail       253-798-4000
253-863-3004                           EATONVILLE                128th St E and 144th St E           70 acres/ entrance to forest is west
Curves                             Line Dancing (Group)                                              of rec. center parking lot
5904 Graham Ave, Sumner            360-832-6805 On bus route         SPANAWAY                        Pierce County Parks and
                                   Eatonville Community Center   Walking Trails (Individual)         Recreation
   TACOMA                          305 W Center St, Eatonville    On bus route                       Breseman Forest, Sprinker
Curves for Women (Circuit)                                       3-mi gravel trail along lake edge   Recreation Center,14824 S C St
253-627-3700                          LAKEWOOD                   Pierce County Parks and             Tacoma
Curves                             Aerobic Dance (Group)         Recreation
1101 A Street, Ste 201, Tacoma     253-798-4087 On bus route     Spanaway Lake Park Trail,           Walking Trails
Curves for Women (Circuit)         Lakewood Senior Center        14905 Gus G. Breseman Road S,       11 mi of trails
253-460-0250                       9112 Lakewood Dr SW,          Spanaway                            Dash Point State Park
Curves                             Lakewood                                                          Hwy 509/Dash Point Road, 4 mi
4916 S.Center St, Ste. J, Tacoma                                     STEILACOOM                      W of Federal Way
Curves for Women (Circuit)         Line Dancing (Group)          Steve's Walkers (Group)             www.parks.wa.gov
253-761-9766                       253-798-4087 On bus route     253-581-1076
Curves                             Lakewood Senior Center        Steilacoom Community Center         Walking trails (Individual)
5719 N 26th St, Tacoma             9112 Lakewood Dr SW,          2301 Worthington, Steilacoom         On bus route
                                   Lakewood                                                          Metro Parks Tacoma
Curves for Women (Circuit)                                                                           McKinley Park, 9000 Upper
253-472-2550 On bus route                                          TACOMA                            Park St E., Tacoma
Curves                                                           Summer Walking People               www.metroparkstacoma.org
5849 Tacoma Mall Blvd, Ste. E,                                   (Group)
Tacoma                                                           253-591-5083 On bus route           Walking trails (Individual)
                                                                 Beacon Senior Center                253-305-1000 On bus route
                                                                 415 13th St, Tacoma                 Metro Parks Tacoma
                                                                 www.cityoftacoma.org

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                               340 acres. 7-mi natural surface trail;   MILTON
Walking trails (Individual)    1-mi paved loop                          Tap Dancing (Group)            Introduction to Line
253-858 On bus route           Pierce County Parks and                  253-922-6586                   Dancing (Group)
PenMet Parks                   Recreation                               Milton Adult Activity Center   253-531-8412 On bus route
Homestead Park, 78th Ave NW    Fort Steilacoom Park, 8714 87th          1000 Laurel Street, Milton     Mid-County Community Center
& Sehmel Drive NW              Ave SW, Lakewood                                                        (formerly Midland-Summit
                                                                                                       Senior Center)
Walking Trails (Individual)    Walking Trails (Individual)                                             10205 E 44th Ave, Puyallup,
253-858-3400 On bus route      253-798-4176
3 mi of trails                 1.3-mi gravel surface loop/ Trail                                       Line Dancing (Group)
PenMet Parks                   parking left of community center                                        253-531-8412 On bus route
McCormick Forest, Sehmel Dr.   Pierce County Parks and                                                 Mid-County Community Center
and Bujacich Rd NW             Recreation                                                              (formerly Midland-Summit
www.PenMetParks.org            Seeley Lake Park Trail,                                                 Senior Center)
                               Lakewood Community Center,               Country Cloggers (Group)       10205 E 44th Ave, Puyallup,
    GRAHAM                     9112 Lakewood Drive SW,                  253-922-6586 On bus route
Walking Trails (Individual)    Lakewood                                 Milton Adult Activity Center   Line Dancing (Group)
 On bus route                                                           1000 Laurel Street, Milton     253-841-5555 On bus route
50 acres; 6 mi of trails           MILTON                                                              Puyallup Senior Center
Pierce County Parks and           Walking (Individual)                  Line Dancing (Group)           601 North Meridian, Puyallup
Recreation                         253-517-2751 On bus                  253-922-6586
Frontier Park 21800 Meridian       route                                Milton Adult Activity Center       STEILACOOM
East, Graham                       Small park, paved paths.             1000 Laurel Street, Milton     Aerobic Dance (Group)
                                    Wheelchair access                                                  253-581-1076 On bus route
    LAKEBAY                         Hill Tower                          Senior Dance (Group)           Steilacoom Community Center
Walking Trails                    800 19th Ave, Milton                  253-922-6586 On bus route      2301 Worthington, Steilacoom
2.5 mi of trails                                                        Milton Adult Activity Center
Penrose Point State Park               PACIFIC                          1000 Laurel Street, Milton     Ballroom Dance (Group)
158th Ave KPS, Lakebay         Walk to Music (Group)                                                   253-581-1076
www.parks.wa.gov               Supermall walking                            PUYALLUP                   Steilacoom Community Center
                               253-929-1151                             Fun Time Line Dance (Group)    2301 Worthington, Steilacoom
   LAKEWOOD                    Pacific Algona Community                 253-531-8412 On bus route
Gardens (Individual)           Center                                   Mid-County Community Center    Enhance Your
253-584-4106 On bus route      100 3rd Ave SE, Pacific                  (formerly Midland-Summit       Dance (Group)
Lakewold Gardens                   PUYALLUP                             Senior Center)                 253-581-1076
Gravelly Lake Drive SW,        Walking                                  10205 E 44th Ave, Puyallup,    Steilacoom
Lakewood                       253-841-0580 On bus route                                               Community
                               Daffodil Valley Volkssport                                              Center
   LAKEWOOD                    Assn.                                                                   2301
Walking Trails (Individual)    12626 129th St E, Puyallup                                              Worthington,
253-798-4177 On bus route      www.ava.org                                                             Steilacoom
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                               Hawaiian and Tahitian          Tai Chi (Group)                360-829-0190
Line Dancing (Group)           Dance (Group)                  253-591-5297                   Buckley Senior Center
253-581-1076                   253-591-5297                   Titlow Lodge                   811 Main St, Buckley
Steilacoom Community Center    Titlow Lodge                   8425 6th Ave, Tacoma           www.cityofbuckley.com
2301 Worthington, Steilacoom   8425 6th Ave, Tacoma           www.metroparkstacoma.org
                               www.metroparkstacoma.org                                         EATONVILLE
Steilacoom Dance                                              Tai Chi (Group)                Walking Trails (Individual)
Company (Group)                Irish Set Dance (Group)                                       360-832-6117
                                                              253-564-9622
253-581-1076                   253-591-5297                                                  Northwest Trek Wildlife Park
                                                              YMCA
Steilacoom Community Center    Titlow Lodge                                                  11610 Trek Drive E., Eatonville
                                                              Morgan Family
2301 Worthington, Steilacoom   8425 6th Ave, Tacoma                                          www.nwtrek.org
                                                              Branch of YMCA,
                               www.metroparkstacoma.org
                                                              1002 S Pearl St,
Tap Dancing (Group)                                                                                ENUMCLAW
                                                              Tacoma
253-581-1076 On bus route      Irish Step Dance (Group)                                      Walking Trails
Steilacoom Community Center    253-591-5504 On bus route                                     12 mi trails & smaller interpretive
2301 Worthington, Steilacoom   Centre at Norpoint
                               4818 Nassau Ave, Tacoma
                                                              WALKING                        trails
                                                                                             Federation Forest State Park
   SUMNER                      www.metroparkstacoma.org                                      Federation Forest, Hwy 410, 18
                                                                  ASHFORD
Line Dancing (Group)                                                                         miles east of Enumclaw
                                                              Walking Trails (Individual)
253-863-2910                   Spanish Flamenco Dance                                        www.parks.wa.gov
                                                              360-569-2211
Sumner Senior Center           beginning (Group)              National Park Service
15506 62nd St. East, Sumner    253-591-5297 On bus route      Mount Rainier National Park,
                                                                                                  FIRCREST
                               Titlow Lodge                                                  Walking (Individual)
                                                              Off Highway 706
    TACOMA                     8425 6th Ave, Tacoma                                           On bus route
                                                              www.nps.gov/mora/
Ballroom Dance (Group)         www.metroparkstacoma.org                                      Sidewalk around park, 1/2 half
253-537-1064                                                                                 mile, Fircrest Park
                                                                 BONNEY LAKE
Collins Grange
3404 120th St . E.             GENERAL EXERCISE               Mall Walk (Group)
                                                              253-863-7658
                                                                                                GIG HARBOR
                                                                                             Cushman Powerline Trail
                                                              Bonney Lake Senior Center
Ballroom Dance (Group)             BELFAIR                                                   (Individual)
                                                              19304 Bonney Lk Blvd, Bonney
253-591-5299                   Exercise for Life (Group)                                     253-858-3400 On bus route
                                                              Lake
South Park Community Center    Video-led class                                               2.5 mi of paved trail. Trail head &
4851 S Tacoma Way, Tacoma      Christ Lutheran Church                                        parking at 14th Ave NW, Gig Harbor
                                                                  BUCKLEY
                               NE North Shore Road, Belfair                                  PenMet Parks
                                                              Organized Trail Walk (Group)
Ballroom Dance (Group)                                        360-829-0190
                                                                                             3614 Grandview St, Gig Harbour
253-591-5297                      ENUMCLAW
                                                              Buckley Senior Center
Titlow Lodge                   Pool, Exercise (Group)                                        Walking Trails
                                                              811 Main St, Buckley
8425 6th Ave, Tacoma           360-825-4741                                                  2 mi of trails
                                                              www.cityofbuckley.com
www.metroparkstacoma.org       Enumclaw Sr Activity Center                                   Kopachuck State Park
                               1350 Cole St.                                                 5 m W of Gig Harbor
                                                              Walking for Fitness and Fun
                                                                                             www.parks.wa.gov
                                                              (Partners)
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Swimming                                                        GIG HARBOR                       PUYALLUP
253-591-5504                        TACOMA                  Exercise (Group)                     Diabetes Exercise Program
Public Swimming Pools           Table Tennis                253-858-8284 On bus route            (Group)
Centre at Norpoint              253-591-5083                Gig Harbor Senior Meal Site          253-841-9622
4818 Nassau Ave, Tacoma         Beacon Senior Center        7400 Pioneer Way, Gig Harbor         YMCA
www.metroparkstacoma.org        415 13th St, Tacoma         98335                                Mel Korum Family Branch of
Swimming                        www.cityoftacoma.org                                             YMCA, 302 43rd Ave SE,
253-591-2042 On bus route                                      LAKEWOOD                          Puyallup
Public Swimming Pools                                       Movement with Grace (Group)
Eastside Community Pool, 3524   TAI CHI                     253-798-4087                         Exercise (Group)
E. L St, Tacoma                                             Lakewood Senior Center               253-841-1491 On bus route
www.metroparkstacoma.org            FIFE                    9112 Lakewood Dr SW,                 Salvation Army Senior Center
                                Tai Chi (Group)             Lakewood                             4009 9th St SW, Puyallup
Swimming                        253-922-0900
253-591-5323 On bus route       Fife Community Center       Senior Strength (Group)              Exercise for Life (Group)
Public Swimming Pools           2111 54th Ave E, Fife       253-798-4087                          On bus route
People's Center Pool, 1602                                  Lakewood Senior Center               Video-led class
Martin Luther King Jr. Way,         LAKEWOOD                9112 Lakewood Dr SW,                 Pilgrim Lutheran Church
Tacoma                          Tai Chi (Group)             Lakewood                             10510 136th St. East, Puyallup
www.metroparkstacoma.org        253-798-4087 On bus route
                                Lakewood Senior Center          MILTON                           Exercise for Life
YMCA Water exercise (Group)                                 Adult Fitness (Group)                (Group)
253-591-5083                    9112 Lakewood Dr            253-922-6586 On bus route            253-862-
Beacon Senior Center            SW, Lakewood                Milton Adult Activity Center         0967 On
415 13th St, Tacoma                                         1000 Laurel Street, Milton           bus route
www.cityoftacoma.org                TACOMA                                                       Video-led class
                                Tai Chi (Group)                 PACIFIC                          Puyallup Senior Center
YMCA Water exercise (Group)     253-591-                    Exercise (Group) supermall walking   601 N.Meridian, Puyallup
253-591-5080                    5083                        253-929-1151 On bus route
Lighthouse Senior Center        Beacon                      Pacific Algona Community             Exercise for Life (Group)
5016 S. A St, Tacoma            Senior                      Center senior center                 253-841-5555 On bus route
www.cityoftacoma.org            Center                      100 3rd Ave SE, Pacific              Puyallup Senior Center
                                415 13th St, Tacoma                                              601 North Meridian, Puyallup
Swimming (Individual)           www.cityoftacoma.org             PARKLAND
253-591-2042 On bus route       IF INSTRUCTOR PRESENT       Exercise for Life (Group)            Senior Fitness (Group)
Public Swimming Pools           Tai Chi (Group)             Video-led class                      253-531-8412
Metro Parks Aquatic Info.       253-591-5080 On bus route   Trinity Lutheran Church              Mid-County Community Center
www.metroparkstacoma.org        Lighthouse Senior Center    12115 Park Ave. S. (510 121st        (formerly Midland-Summit
                                5016 S. A St, Tacoma        St.) Parkland                        Senior Center)
                                www.cityoftacoma.org                                             10205 E 44th Ave, Puyallup
TABLE TENNIS
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Silver Sneakers (Group)
253-845-7620
                                Exercise for Life (Group)
                                253-591-5083 On bus route
                                                                 STRETCH                         FIFE
Puyallup Athletic Club          Beacon Senior Center                                             Swimming
                                                                     STEILACOOM
15406 Meridian E.,Puyallup      415 13th St, Tacoma                                              253-922-7665
                                                                 Rejuvenate Yourself (Group)
                                www.cityoftacoma.org                                             Public Swimming Pools
                                                                 253-581-1076
    SUMNER                                                                                       Fife City Swimming, 5410 20th
                                                                 Steilacoom Community Center
Life Time Fitness (Group)       Functional Strength/Health                                       St E, Fife
                                                                 2301 Worthington, Steilacoom
253-863-2910                    (Group)                                                          www.cityoffife.org
Sumner Senior Center            253-564-9622 On bus route
                                                                    TACOMA
15506 62nd St. East, Sumner     YMCA                                                                 GIG HARBOR
                                                                 Rhythmic Stretch (Group)
                                Morgan Family Branch of                                          Swimming (Individual)
                                                                 253-564-9622
Low-impact exercise (Group)     YMCA, 1002 S Pearl St, Tacoma                                    253-858-5665
                                                                 YMCA
253-863-2910 On bus route                                                                        Public Swimming Pools
                                                                 Morgan Family Branch of
Sumner Senior Center            Healthy Back (Group)                                             Gig Harbor High School 5101
                                                                 YMCA, 1002 S Pearl St, Tacoma
15506 62nd St. East, Sumner     253-564-9622                                                     Rosedale St. Gig Harbor
                                YMCA
   TACOMA                       Morgan Family Branch of
                                YMCA, 1002 S Pearl St, Tacoma
                                                                 SUPPORT GROUPS                  Swimming (Individual)
Arthritis/ Therapeutic                                                                           253-857-3533 summer time
exercise (Group)                                                 Weight Control Support          Public Swimming Pools
253-591-5504                    Individual monitored fitness                                     Peninsula High School, 14105
                                                                 253-845-8693 or 253-863-
Centre at Norpoint              program (Individual)                                             Purdy Dr NW, Gig Harbor
                                                                 9872 1-800-932-8677
4818 Nassau Ave, Tacoma         253-403-7895                                                     www.pools.psd401.net
                                                                 Support Groups
www.metroparkstacoma.org        Held at Tacoma-Pierce Co YMCAs
                                Multicare Health System                                             SUMNER
Bone Builders                   315 MLK Way, Tacoma              SWIMMING & WATER                Aqua Aerobics (Group)
Osteoporosis Class (Group)      www.multicare.org                                                253-863-2910
253-841-9622 On bus route                                        AEROBICS                        Sumner Senior Center
YMCA                            Pilates (Group)                                                  15506 62nd St. East, Sumner
Mel Korum Family Branch of      253-564-9622                        BONNEY LAKE
YMCA, 302 43rd Ave SE,          YMCA                             Swimming (Group)                   TACOMA
Puyallup                        Morgan Family Branch of          253-863-7658 On bus route       Aqua Aerobics (Group)
                                YMCA, 1002 S Pearl St, Tacoma    Bonney Lake Senior Center       253-591-5504
Conditioning and Toning                                          19304 Bonney Lk Blvd,           Centre at Norpoint
(Group)                         Pilates (Group)                  Bonney Lake                     4818 Nassau Ave, Tacoma
253-756-0601                    253-472-6022
Point Defiance/ Ruston Senior   Fitness for All Women                                            Lap swim (Individual)
Center                          4704 So. Oaks Street, Tacoma                                     253-591-5504
4716 N Baltimore, Tacoma        www.tacwomensfit.com                                             Centre at Norpoint
                                                                                                 4818 Nassau Ave, Tacoma
                                                                                                 www.metroparkstacoma.org


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   SUMNER                                                                                         Private Country Club
EnhanceFitness (Group)                                            Silver Sneakers (Group)         Oakbrook Golf Country Club
253-863-2910                                                      253-564-9622                    8102 Zircon Dr SW, Lakewood
Sumner Senior Center                                              YMCA                            www.golfcourses.net
15506 62nd St. Ct. E., Sumner                                     Morgan Family Branch of         Public Golfing
                                                                  YMCA, 1002 S Pearl St, Tacoma   253-588-0613 On bus route
Stay Active & Independent                                                                         Ft. Steilacoom Golf Course
for Life (Group)                                                  Silver Sneakers (Group)         8202 87th Ave SW, Lakewood
253-770-3803                                                      253-597-6444                    www.co.pierce.wa.us
Life Manor Independent Living                                     YMCA
1601 South Union Avenue                                           Tacoma Center Branch of             SPANAWAY
Tacoma
                                 STRENGTH                         YMCA, 1144 Market St,
                                                                  Tacoma
                                                                                                  Public Golfing
                                                                                                  253-531-3660
Stay Active & Independent                                                                         Lk. Spanaway Golf
                                    PUYALLUP
for Life (Group)
253-591-5083                     Older Adult Strength (Group)     GOLF                            15602 Pacific Ave S, Tacoma
                                                                                                  www.golfcourses.net
Beacon Senior Center             253-841-9622
                                 YMCA                                 FIRCREST
415 13th St, Tacoma
                                 Mel Korum Family Branch of       Private Golfing
                                 YMCA, 302 43rd Ave SE,           253-564-5792 On bus route
Stay Active & Independent
                                 Puyallup                         Fircrest Golf Course
for Life (Group)
                                                                  1500 Regents Blvd, Fircrest
253-591-5504
                                    TACOMA                        www.golfcourses.net
Centre at Norpoint
4818 Nassau Ave, Tacoma          Strength Building (Individual)
                                 253-564-6050                         FT.LEWIS
                                 Exercise Science Center          Public Golfing
                                 1101 Regence Blvd, Fircrest      253-967-6522                       TACOMA
Stay Active & Independent
                                                                  Ft. Lewis Golf Course           Public Golfing
for Life (Group)
                                 Strength Building (Group)        Mounts Rd, Ft Lewis             253-759-3622
253-591-5080
                                 253-591-5080 On bus route        www.golfcourses.net             Highland Golf
Lighthouse Senior Center
                                 Lighthouse Senior Center                                         1400 N Highland Pkwy, Tacoma
5016 S. A St, Tacoma
                                 5016 S. A St, Tacoma                  LAKEWOOD                   www.golfcourses.net
                                 www.cityoftacoma.org             Private golf course
    UNIVERSITY PLACE
                                                                  253-588-0404                    Public Golfing
Stay Active & Independent
                                                                  Private Country Club            253-537-4400
for Life (Group)
                                                                  Tacoma Country and Golf Club    Brookdale Golf Club
253-564-1992
                                                                  13204 Country Club Dr SW,       1802 Brookdale Rd E, Tacoma
University Place Senior Center
                                                                  Lakewood                        www.golfcourses.net
2534 Grandview Dr
                                                                  www.golfcourses.net
University Place
                                                                                                  Public Golfing
                                                                  Private golf course              On bus route
                                                                  253-584-8770                    Allenmore Public Golf
16                                                                                                                              13
2125 S Cedar St, Tacoma
www.golfcourses.net
                                 Exercise (Group)
                                 253-841-1491
                                                               Varies
                                                               253-7389
                                                                                                  STRENGTH &
                                 True Vine Senior Center       Celebrate Seniority                BALANCE
                                 Salvation Army                615 E. Pioneer, Puyallup
Public Golfing                   1819 S. Mason Ave, Tacoma                                           BONNEY LAKE
800-447-1375                     Senior Aerobics (Group)           TACOMA                         Strength classes (Group)
Northshore Golf Course           253-502-4640                  Varies                             253-863-7658
4101 N. Shore Blvd NE, Tacoma    Gonyea Boys & Girls Club      253-759-8908 On bus route          Bonney Lake Senior Center
www.golfcourses.net              5136 N 26th St. Tacoma        Point Defiance Village             19304 Bonney Lake Blvd,
                                                               6414 N Parkway, Tacoma             Bonney Lake
Public Golfing
253-473-3033                     MISCELLANEOUS                 Varies                                 LAKEWOOD
Meadow Park Course                                             253-566-5020 On bus route          Stay Active & Independent
7108 Lakewood Dr W, Tacoma           GIG HARBOR                Tacoma Community College           for Life (Group)
www.golfcourses.net              Varies                        6501 S. 19th St, Tacoma            253-798-4087
                                 253-884-3392                  www.tacoma.ctc.ce                  Lakewood Senior Center
Public Golfing                   YMCA                                                             9112 Lakewood Dr SW,
253-535-7393                     Camp Seymour Branch of        Varies                             Lakewood
Pacific Lutheran Golf Course     YMCA, 9725 Cramer Rd KPN,     253-535-4202
754 124 th St S, Tacoma          Gig Harbor                    Korean Womens Association              LAKEBAY
www.golfcourses.net              www.campseymour.org           Community Center                   Stay Active & Independent
                                                               123 East 96th ST.                  for Life (Group)
                                    LAKEWOOD                                                      253-884-9924
LOW IMPACT                       Varies                        Volunteering (Trail Maintenance)   Key Peninsula Community
                                 253-584-9622                  Envirocorps                        Services
   FEDERAL WAY                   YMCA                          www.envirocorps.org                17015 9TH ST CT KPN, Lakebay
Low-impact exercise (Group)      Lakewood Family Branch of     Key Peninsula Trails
253-661-4050                     YMCA, 9715 Lakewood Dr SW,    www.keypen.com                         PUYALLUP
                                                                                                  EnhanceFitness (Group)
Klanhanee Lake
Community/Senior Center
                                 Lakewood
                                 www.ymcatriangle.com
                                                               SPORTS                             253-841-5555 On bus route
                                                                  TACOMA
33901 9th Ave. S., Federal Way                                                                    Puyallup Senior Center
                                                               Racquet Ball/ Pickle
                                     PUYALLUP                                                     601 North Meridian, Puyallup
                                                               Ball/Basketball
   TACOMA                        Varies
                                                               253-591-5504
Active Older Adults (Group)      253-848-1234                                                         ORTING
                                                               Centre at Norpoint
253-597-6444                     Merrill Gardens at Puyallup                                      Stay Active & Independent
                                                               4818 Nassau Ave, Tacoma
YMCA                             123 4th Ave NW, Puyallup                                         for Life (Group)
                                                               www.metroparkstacoma.org
Tacoma Center Branch of          www.merrillgardens.com                                           360-893-5827
YMCA, 1144 Market St,                                                                             Orting Multipurpose Center
Tacoma                                                                                            202 Washington Avenue South
www.ymcatacoma.org


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