Senior Programming - OPALS (Older People with Active Lifestyles)


Senior Exercise Class (Ages 55 & Older)
Everyone age 55 and older is invited to attend a free exercise program that will include stretching and toning. This program runs all year long.

Program days/times: Monday and Thursday
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cost:  Free to the public
Location: Luana Savings Bank, 9321 Market Place Drive, Norwalk


OPALS luncheon (Ages 55 & Older)
Everyone age 55 and older are welcome!  Come and socialize with the Parks and Recreation staff and enjoy a potluck style lunch. The main dish and water will be provided.  Bring a side dish or dessert to share.  Each event will have a different speaker.  Speakers will be announced prior to the event.  Must pre-register.  Call the office to register prior to the event, 515.981.9206.

Program days/times:
October 6, November 3, December 8, 2023
January 5, February 2, March 1, and April 4, 2024
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Office phone:  515.981.9206
Location: Luana Savings Bank, 9321 Market Place Drive, Norwalk

October 6
Main Dish: Taco bar
Speaker: Luke Nelson, City Manager

November 3
Main Dish: Sub Sandwiches
Speaker: Jean Strable, Library Director, Norwalk Easter Public Library

December 8
Main Dish: Maid rite sandwiches with toppings
Speaker: Jenn Porter, Fire Chief, Norwalk Fire Department

January 5
Main Dish: Homemade Macaroni and Cheese with toppings
Speaker: Hollie Zajicek, Economic Development Director

February 2
Main Dish: Meatball subs
Speaker: Dawn, Kelsey, and Paige from Warren County Health (programming, first aid, and vaccination services)

March 1
Main Dish: Tuna Noodle Casserole
Speaker: Detlef Maltas, DPT, Clinic Manager and Physical Therapist, Athletico Physical Therapy

April 5
Main Dish: Chili with toppings
Speaker: Dr. Richard Deming, MD, MercyOne Richard Deming Cancer Center

For information on more programs offered by Norwalk Parks and Recreation see our Playbook.