Fitness and Sports

  • 21 May
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    Agebusters Workout

    Every Tuesday, Thursday at 9:00am-10:00am

    Fee: 10 Classes $60 members / $70 non-members
    Participants enjoy a high energy class that incorporates cardio, muscle strengthening, balance and stretching.

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  • 20 May
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    Limber Up

    Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 9:00am-10:00am

    Drop-in and take part in low-impact, modified movements, from an instructional DVD that meets individual needs for toning, strengthening and improved physical, mental, emotional and cardiovascular health. Chair and standing exercises using aerobic steps, weights, stretch bands and foam balls offering a variety of fitness options.

  • 20 May
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    Chair Yoga

    Every Monday, Wednesday at 1:30pm-2:30pm

    Instructor: Karen Lutz E-YRT

    Chair yoga offers improved flexibility, strength and balance, regardless of physical limitations or age. Incorporate breathing with gentle stretching and adaptive yoga movements while seated. Relax and ease tension through this gentle yoga practice.

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  • 21 May
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    TAI CHI

    Every Tuesday at 9:30am-11:15am
    Every Friday at 10:00am-11:30am

    This class is open to members only, 10 classes for $60.
    This ancient form of low-impact exercise, taught by accredited instructors, improves circulation, strength, flexibility, and posture, all while reducing stress.
    Call Next or stop by the office for more information or to register.

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  • 25 May
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    Saturday at the Barre

    Every Saturday at 11:00am-11:50am


    Instructor, Karen Lutz E-YRT
    Low impact, stretching and core strengthening.

    This yoga inspired barre class will begin with gentle stretching, and a focus on breathing. We will move to the barre and continue into gentle stretches, and balance positions.Instructor: Karen Lutz, E-RYT. The sessions will end seated in the chair to wind down the practice, and end with 5 minutes of
    seated meditation. First try complimentary.

    Sold in 10 class packs - does not need to be used consecutive weeks. 

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  • 24 May
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    Next Bowling League

    Every Friday at 10:00am-1:00pm

    Fridays, 10 am – September – May
    Cost: $6 includes three games, shoes, and coffee.
    Bowlers meet weekly each Friday morning.

    Location: Hartfield Lanes, 3490 W. 12 Mile Road, Berkley. Drop - in any Friday.
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  • 21 May
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    Mat Yoga

    Every Tuesday, Thursday at 4:30pm-5:30pm

    A gentle and adaptable yoga session on the mat for beginners or those who have been practicing. Instructor Karen Lutz, E-YRT, will focus on breathing, gentle yoga moves and postures that will help improve core strength, balance and flexibility. Each session will begin and end with a few minutes of meditation. Please bring a yoga mat and water.

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  • 20 May
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    Pickleball

    Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday at 4:30pm-8:00pm
    Every Monday, Thursday at 12:30pm-12:00am
    Every Saturday at 9:00am-2:00pm

    Membership required

    Mondays and Thursdays from 12:30 to 2:15 pm
    Mondays through Thursdays from 4:30 to 8:00 pm
    Saturdays from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

    Please Note Schedule Change: The first Saturday of the month from 9:00-10:30 is reserved for beginners with skills & drills mini-clinics.

    Pickleball is an exciting sport, described as a combination of ping-pong, tennis, and badminton. This game is played on a badminton-sized court and is easy enough for a beginner, yet challenging enough for the advanced.

     

  • 21 May
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    Slow Flow Yoga - New!

    Every Tuesday, Thursday at 1:00pm-2:05pm

    Tuesdays & Thursdays 1:00- 1:50 pm

    Yoga Instructor, Jan Chaney will bring strength and balance into your life. Let your breath guide you through a series of postures. All levels welcome. Bring a mat, towel and water to class.

    This class is geared toward the physically active senior; new (or experienced) to yoga. Let your breath guide you safely through a series of traditional grounded and flowing postures.

    These are drop in classes- runs weekly

     

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  • 25 May
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    New! Yoga for Well-Being

    Every Saturday at 10:00am-10:45am

    Yoga Instructor, Karen Lutz, E-RYT, will teach you how to link your breathing to your movements as you fl ow through the postures. Feel your body expand and become stronger. You must be able to transition up and down on a yoga mat. All levels are welcome.

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  • 22 May
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    Golf Leagues - Lincoln Hills

    Every Wednesday at 10:00am-12:30pm

    Lincoln Hills – Wednesdays, 10:00 am – May through September
    Next membership is required to play. 

    This league is currently at capacity but both Lincoln Hills and Springdale Leagues are always looking for substitutes.  Please contact the league coordinator if interested.

    Location: 2666 West Fourteen Mile Road, just west of Cranbrook Road.
  • 22 May
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    Tennis League – Mixed Doubles

    Every Wednesday at 2:30pm-4:00pm

    Meets September – May  

    Wednesdays 2:30- 4:00 pm
    and now Fridays 2:00-4:00 pm

    This league is looking for both men and women to join. All ability levels are welcome

    Location: Birmingham Racquet Club, 2100 E. Lincoln Rd. Birmingham 48009
    Contact: David Young davidmpyoung@gmail.com
  • 4Mar
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    Line Dancing - New Format!

    Monday, March 4, 2019 at 10:00am

    LINE DANCING - NEW FORMAT!
    Series 1: May 6, 13, 20 and June 3
    Series 2: June 10, 17, 24 and July 1

    Cost 4-week series: $28 members / $33 non-members
    Series 2: April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
    Cost 5-week series: $35 members / $40 non-members
    Walk-ins welcome for $8 per class


    Christine Stewart has been teaching line dancing for 13 years. She loves her work and invites you to join her in exercising body and mind as you move to different types of music and learn new steps and dances. Check out her website at ilovemywork.com.
    Please bring a water bottle and wear comfortable shoes.

     

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  • 21 May
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    Morning Walking Group

    Every Tuesday, Thursday at 9:30am-12:00am

    Meet in the Next Office to join fellow Next members for a little camaraderie while walking through our beautiful neighborhood or on the nearby Seaholm track. Please call the Next Office to be added to this fun, non-facilitated, dynamic group. No obligation to walk every week — join us when it
    is convenient for you!

  • 23 May
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    Small Group Personal Training Series

    Every Thursday at 2:00pm-3:00pm

    Thursday from 2:00 to 3:00 pm
    Series 1: May 2, 9, 16 and 23
    Series 2: June 6, 13, 20 and 27

    Need a little personal help in reaching your fitness goals, but still enjoy a group class? This group of highly motivated members, along with AFAA certified instructor, Lori Harbour, will help you improve your health, strength, energy and stamina in a fun and lively environment. Parts of the class may be held outside, weather permitting. (4 student minimum, 6 student maximum)

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  • 21 May
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    Matter of Balance

    Every Tuesday at 10:00am-12:00pm

    Cost: Complimentary - For more information or to register, call Area Agency on Aging 1-B at 833-262-2200 or email them at wellnessprograms@aaa1b.com

    Area Agency on Aging 1-B instructors will lead this class at Next, which emphasizes practical strategies to reduce fear and increase activity levels. Participants learn to view falls and fear of falling as controllable; set realistic goals to increase activity; change their environment to reduce fall risk factors; how to get up safely after a fall; and exercise to increase strength and balance.

  • 21 May
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    Slow Roll Bike Group

    Every Tuesday at 6:30pm-7:30pm

    Please note time change.  The slow-roll will now begin at 6:30 pm.

    Every Tuesday night, beginning May 7 at 6:30 pm


    Next welcomes slow roll group back for the second season!. The group will gather in the Next lobby at 5:30 pm every Tuesday evening. The length of ride depends on weather, ability and size of group that evening. Typically, the riders will enjoy a nice, easy ride to a local park, take a water break and then return to Next. We will travel through quiet, relatively fl at neighborhoods and avoid the traffic on main roads. Questions? Join us at the April 30th organizational meeting at 5:30 pm to learn more. All participants must wear a bicycle helmet.

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  • 20 May
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    Golf Leagues - Springdale

    Every Monday at 9:37am-12:00am

    Springdale – Mondays 9:37 am – May through September

    Next membership is required to play. 

    This league is currently at capacity but both Lincoln Hills and Springdale Leagues are always looking for substitutes.  Please contact the league coordinator if interested.

    Location: 316 Strathmore Rd, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
  • 22 May
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    Advanced Bike Group

    Every Wednesday at 10:00am-12:00pm

    Wednesdays, beginning May 15 at 10:00 am

    This new group will take more advance rides that will run on local main streets in adjacent neighborhoods. Rides will be similar to those being run by already established bike clubs. The pace of this group will be approximately 12-15 mph with a starting distance of 20 miles. Questions? Join us at the kickoff meeting or contact chief biker Israel Olivarez at (517) 803-8161 or ISRAEL.OLIVAREZ@sbcglobal.net.

     

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  • 4 Jun
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    2019 Pickleball at the Birmingham Ice Rink

    Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday at 10:00am-12:00pm
    Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday at 12:00am-4:00pm
    Every Saturday at 12:00am-2:00pm

    No Play the week of July 15th - July 21st

    Open Drop-In Play June 4 through August 3 •
    Tues - Friday 10:00 am to 12:00 pm • 2:00 - 4: 00 pm
    Saturdays 10:00 -2:00 pm
    Cost per drop-in: $1 Next members / $3 non-members - Pay at the door
    Punch cards available in the Next Office

    Ladder Play You must commit to all 8 weeks or you are responsible to find your own substitute.

    June 4th - July 31st.  Tuesdays from 2:00 to 4:00 pm (no session July 16th)
    Cost 8-week session: $20.00 Next members $30.00 non-members
    When registering please indicate skill level — beginner, intermediate, or advanced.

    Pickleball Lessons: Available for beginners to advanced players.
    A comprehensive series of 6 lessons led by IPTPA Certified Pickleball Instructor, Tom Wehner, will cover all the fundamentals needed for enjoyable and successful play. Single lessons also available. Contact Tom directly at tgwehner@cs.com or (248) 855-1203. Drop-in fees apply. No sessions during the week of July 15th – July 21st.

    Groups of three or four people assures individual attention, get your friends together as a group! 
    • Full series of 6 lessons (3-4 people) $120 per person.
    • Semi- private single lessons (2 people) $30.00/hour.
    • Individual single lessons at $60/hour.
    • Registration and payments direct to the instructor - Tom Wehner


     

    Location: The Birmingham Ice Rink - 2300 East Lincoln Street, Birmingham (248) 530-1640
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  • 10Jun
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    2019 Golf Classic to Benefit Next

    Monday, June 10, 2019 at 1:00pm

    This year’s Golf Classic is at capacity. Registering for this event will put you on the wait list.

    We are still taking reservations for dinner and evening activities.

    2019 Golf Classic to Benefit Next will be held June10th at Lincoln Hills. Registration begins at 1:00 pm along with a preview of the amazing silent auction and the putting contest. Nine hole shotgun start with cart at 2:00 pm with a scramble format complete with contests. Prizes for the first place team, longest drive, closest to the pin, and don’t miss out - the Hole in One prize is a brand new Ford Mustang compliments of The Brice Group - Morgan Stanley! Golf will be followed by drinks and appetizers in the club house where the silent auction will be open for bidding - Look for rounds of golf at highly sought after area courses such as Oakland Hills South Course, Pine Lake Country Club, restaurant certificates and items perfect for father’s day. Dinner will be served under the pavilion at the top of the course when contest winners are announced!

    Thank you to our 2019 Tournament Sponsor : Thornton & Grooms and to our growing list of 2019 Golf Classic sponsors:

    Thornton & Grooms

    The Somerset Collection
    Samaritas Senior Living of Bloomfield Hills
    Cedarbrook Senir Living
    Susan Hill, Realtor Hall & Hunter
    The Sheridan of Birmingham
    Desmond & Sons
    Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Michigan
    The Baldwin House
    Mills Pharmacy + Apothecary
    The Brice Group Morgan Stanley
    Affordable HomeCare
    BellBrook
    Assured Home Nursing Services, Inc.
    Henry Ford Village
    Dr. David R. Zamler DDS and Maggie E. Silvasi, DDS
    The Law Firm of Pugh Moak
    Hinderliter Hearing Services
    Birmingham Bloomfield Credit Union
    Meyers Family Foundation

    Location: Lincoln Hills Golf Course
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  • 22 Aug
    Next Meeting

    Men's Softball - Two teams to choose from!

    Every (all day)

    Two men’s softball teams are being formed for the season from May through early August.

    One team is in a 55+ league that plays Monday and Wednesday mornings. This league consists of teams from Oxford, Clarkston, and Rochester in addition to the Birmingham Next team. If you are interested, please email Joe Cunnings at jcunnings@comcast.net.

    The second team plays in the 50+ Troy Recreation softball league that plays on Thursday evenings. If you are interested in this option, please email Stuart Jeffares at stuartjeffares@gmail.com.