Fitness and Sports

Fitness classes will be held outside in our courtyard when possible, inside when allowable, or by Zoom.

  • Men's Softball - Two teams to choose from!

    May 1-15, 2020

    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 with the home field at Poppleton Park. 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+ Recreation softball league that plays on Thursday evenings. If you are interested in this option, please email Stuart Jeffares at stuartjeffares@gmail.com.

  • Slow Flow Yoga - New!

    Thursday, August 6, 2020 | 1:00-2:05pm

    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

  • Afternoon Mat Yoga

    Thursday, August 6, 2020 | 4:00-5:00pm

    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.

  • Limber Up

    Friday, August 7, 2020 | 10:00-11:00am

    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.

  • Line Dancing - Join the Fun!

    Monday, August 10, 2020 | 10:15-12:15pm

    LINE DANCING - NEW FORMAT!


    Walk-ins welcome. $80 for a series of 10 to be used at your convenience.

    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.

  • Next Golf League- Springdale Course

    Monday, August 10, 2020 | 10:20-11:20am

    Join Next members for commeraderie, fresh air and lots of fun with the Next Golf Leagues. Register for one or both leagues below to participate. 

    Springdale Golf League:

    June 1 – August 31

    14 sessions

    Carts allowed for single riders, if a cart is unavailable, a rain check will be issued.

    Registration deadline May 22nd- payable by check mailed to Next or register below on-line.

    Start time: 10:20 am with groups going out in ten minute intervals.

    Cost for the 14 weeks - $ 153.00 per person

    Further information can be obtained through the league manager: 

    Jerry Mercier 248-514-2853

    Location: Springdale: 316 Strathmore Rd. Bloomfield Hills

  • Chair Yoga

    Monday, August 10, 2020 | 1:00-2:00pm

    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.

  • Agebusters Workout

    Tuesday, August 11, 2020 | 9:00-10:00am

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

  • Next Golf League - Lincoln Hills

    Wednesday, August 12, 2020 | 10:20-12:20pm

    Lincoln Hills Golf League:

    June 10 – August 26

    12 sessions

    Carts allowed for single riders, if a cart is unavailable, a rain check will be issued.

    Registration deadline May 22nd- payable by check mailed to Next or register below on-line.

    Start time: 10:20 am with groups going out in ten minute intervals.

    Cost for the 12 weeks - $ 134.00 per person

    Further information can be obtained through the league manager: 

    Jack Nanry 248-431-4003

    jack.nanry@gmail.com

    Location: 2666 W. 14 Mile Road

  • Mindfulness & Meditation

    Wednesday, August 12, 2020 | 2:30-3:30pm

    Wednesdays 3:00 -4:00 pm. Begin or deepen your meditation practice in a safe, welcoming environment with Karen Lutz, E-RYT. All Next members are welcome and registration is required. Attend once or as often as you like.

  • 2020 Golf Classic to Benefit Next

    Friday, September 18, 2020 | 1:00-6:00pm

    The 2020 Golf Classic to Benefit Next will be held Friday, September 18th 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 a 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 where the silent auction will be open for bidding - Look for rounds of golf at highly sought after area courses such as Forest Lake Lake Country Club, restaurant certificates, and many other wonderful items! Dinner will be served when contest winners are announced! Social distancing and all CDC guidelines will be observed throughout the day.

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    Thank you to our 2020 Tournament Sponsor: Thornton & Grooms!  

    Location: Lincoln Hills Golf Course