Roger Thompson teaching Tai Chi

Fitness Programs for Seniors

The Oak Park Arms supports and promotes active and healthy senior living. Residents enjoy a convenient on-site fitness center, twice daily fitness and exercise classes and an ongoing educational health series titled, “Quality of Life.”

Health and Fitness Center

  • Treadmills
  • Recumbent and upright bikes
  • Elliptical machine
  • More than a dozen resistance machines for strength training
  • Pulley strengthening system

Fitness and Exercise Classes for Seniors


Sit and Be Fit exercise class for seniors
Sit & Be Fit Exercise Class
  • Sit and Be Fit: 9:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
    Using a chair for support, participants do gentle exercises.
  • Chair Yoga and Meditation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays
    The class focuses on gentle stretches sitting or standing and using a chair for support. Yoga postures and breathing techniques are combined which maximizes relaxation and stillness.


  • Yoga for Everyone: 1 p.m. Wednesdays
    Participants stand or sit in Yoga postures while employing breathing techniques.
  • Tai Chi: 1 p.m. Thursdays
    Participants learn to move effectively, connect the breath and release energy as part of this slow martial art form which stimulates the nervous system.
  • Strength and Balance: 1 p.m. Tuesdays
    Techniques are taught which improve strength and balance and help prevents falls.