Virtual Recreation

Welcome to the Village of Wellington’s Virtual Recreation Center! During this time of social distancing we will be providing virtual recreation opportunities for you and your family. Here you will find fun and educational activities and resources for all ages.

Visit this page often or follow us on our social media channels for a variety of free instructor-led classes, at-home activities, updates and ideas to keep you and your loved ones healthy, entertained, and informed.

Please note that we do not endorse or receive funds to advertise any of the third-party sites or services listed or referenced on this page.

Virtual Murder Mystery

The Village of Wellington, Zoom "Whodunnit" Murder Mystery, sponsored by Florida Blue Medicare

Catch a killer from your couch with our 
Virtual “Whodunnit” Murder Mystery Party!

When a mysterious murder occurs during a virtual Zoom party, it’s up to the attendees to piece together the clues and identify the suspect! Will your team be able to sleuth the truth or will our corrupt user go undetected? Fun, engaging, and memorable – this is one virtual party you’ll be dying to attend.

View the Virtual Murder Mystery event page for more information.

FREE Live Classes

Live Classes with Wellington Instructors

Wellington Parks & Recreation is excited to offer a variety of free classes through Zoom with our Wellington program instructors. Classes are offered weekly and subject to change.

Important Notes

  • Classes are offered first come, first served
  • Please join classes early. Classes may be locked after they begin, at which point no additional participants will be able to join.
  • Only authenticated users who have signed in to Zoom will be able to join the meetings.
  • For instructions on how to join a Zoom meeting, visit the Zoom support page for "Joining a Meeting".

Questions? Email rec@wellingtonfl.gov 


Thank you to our Sponsors

Baptist Health Care on Demand
Wellington Regional Medical Center
Priority Towing
Harbor Chase, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Wellington Crossing
Humana
Healthy Partners, Your Advantage in Healthcare
Dedicated Senior Medical Center a Chenmed Company
Florida Blue Medicare


Weekly Schedule 

Last updated October 19, 2020

  1. mondays
  2. tuesdays
  3. wednesdays
  4. thursdays
  5. fridays
  6. saturdays
  7. virtual series on-demand 

Zumba

Mondays at 10 AM

Latin inspired aerobic dance fitness program. Enjoy fun and fitness while you burn calories to great music. No dance experience necessary.

What you will need
Light hand weights or toning sticks, no more than 2 pounds. Coin skirt (optional)


Palms West Hospital Lecture Series

Mondays at 12 PM

Palms West Hospital and The Children's Hospital at Palms West

  • September 14th – "Living with Leg Pain?
    Understanding Peripheral Vascular Disease and Venous Disease" with featured panelist Dr. Rishi Panchal, specializing in Cardiovascular Disease.
  • To be rescheduled – "Why do my feet hurt?" 
    with featured panelist Dr. Xavier Sanchez, Podiatrist.
  • November 16th – “Arthritis and the way it affects your foot and ankle pending on the age bracket" with featured panelist Dr. Brett Fried, Podiatrist.
  • Advance registration is required. 
  • Register at this link
    https://wellingtonfl.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_V8JE8nO3SyOc6JiNa1nn-w
  • For additional assistance, email jbrito@wellingtonfl.gov


Webinar Series sponsored by Humana

Humana

Mondays at 3 PM

To Register

Webinar Topics

September 14th – Protect yourself against scams

The price of scams against seniors is much more than financial. Find out why seniors are targeted, the toll it can take on your health, and how to protect yourself.

September 21st – Healthy Brain

Dementia and Alzheimer's disease can be scary, but there are things you can do to keep your brain healthy.  Find out how staying active, being social, training your brain, and eating a healthy diet can help.

September 28th – Healthy Sleep

Getting the right amount of good, high-quality sleep is important for your physical and mental health.  Learn about some common sleep challenges and steps you can take to get better sleep.

October 5th – Living healthy

Want to live to 100 or beyond? Learn some things centenarians have in common and tips for increasing your chances of living your best life into the triple-digits.

To be rescheduled – Brain boot camp

Your brain has everything to do with who you are and what you do. Keeping your mind sharp is just as important for good health as exercising is. Find out how to protect your brain health and help reduce your risk of dementia.

October 19th – Fall asleep, stay asleep

Can't fall asleep or stay asleep? If so, you’re not alone. Learn how to relax into a slumber, stay asleep and get your best rest.

October 26th – Caregiver survival tips

Are the challenges of caregiving causing stress?  Come learn and share tips that will make caregiving easier and get the support you need to care for yourself.  

November 2nd – 5 Steps for advance care planning

It’s important to plan for the future and make your wishes known. Learn about advance directives, living wills, and other tools to help make sure you get the care you want.

November 9th – Housing options for older adults

Seniors often find themselves choosing a new place to call “home.” Learn about the various housing options available to seniors today, and how to maintain your independence for as long as possible.

November 16th – Talking to your aging relatives about the future

Talking about financial, legal, and healthcare issues can be uncomfortable, but it’s important to do it while everyone is able to make their wishes known. Learn strategies for making these important conversations as easy and productive as possible.


Live Health & Wellness Classes with Baptist Health

Baptist Health Care on DemandThank you to Baptist Health South Florida for their generous support of our Virtual Recreation Center. Baptist Health is also offering virtual exercise, meditation, and educational seminars via Zoom. View the schedule of free classes on Baptist Health’s website.

SilverSneakers

Eligible members get access to on-demand videos, thousands of fitness locations, classes, and amenities. See if you have SilverSneakers with your Medicare Advantage Plan, visit the Silver Sneakers website for more information.

YMCA 360 On-Demand Videos

Take group exercise classes for all ages right in your own home at no charge for a limited time! View classes at YMCA360.org.

At-Home Activities

Below is a variety of online activities for kids and adults to enjoy from home!

Please note that we do not endorse or receive funds to advertise any of the third-party sites or services listed or referenced on this page.

  1. Art Activities
  2. Cybeer Tasting
  3. E-Books
  4. Equestrian
  5. Explore Wellington
  6. Space Activities
  7. Storytime
  8. The City That Talks book
  9. Virtual experiences

Art Gallery

Art for Kids & Adults


Accessibility

If you use assistive technology (such as a Braille reader, a screen reader, or TTY) and the format of any material within classes interferes with your ability to access information, please contact us at 561-791-4000. To enable us to respond in a manner most helpful to you, please indicate the nature of your accessibility problem, the preferred format in which to receive the material, the web address of the requested material, and your contact information. Users who need accessibility assistance can also contact us by phone through the Federal Information Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339 for TTY/Voice communication.