The Lodge - Active Older Adults

April

The Lodge, located at the west end of the Chaska Community Center, serves the Active Older Adult      (AOA) population - ages 55 years and older. There is no fee to use The Lodge. Lodge amenities include:

  • Computer kioskAOA Card Players
  • Kitchen
  • Large gathering space
  • Library
  • Outdoor patio
  • Pool table

Although Lodge access is limited, we can continue to socialize, stay connected, be healthy, and support each other. 

Check out the Lodge News!

April 2021 Newsletter
April Calendar (PDF)

April Lodge Open Hours

Come and go during these scheduled Lodge Open Hours.  Walk-ins welcome. No pre-registration required. Play billiards, use the computer, bring your own book or handiwork, socialize, and enjoy the Lodge.   Waiver Sign-in required upon entry and masks must be worn.  No food or beverages will be served or provided.  Capacity limits will be enforced.  Sorry, activities that use shared supplies/equipment will not be allowed at this time. 

TuesdaysWednesdaysThursdaysFridays
8:30-11:30am8:30-11:30am1:00-3:30pm8:30-11:30am
on April 9 & 23 only


The Lodge ishosting limited programs with safety precautions in place. Please review our safety procedures for Lodge/AOA programs.

IMPORTANT NOTE:  All scheduled programs and activities as well as these procedures are subject to change.

Lodge In Person Programs


Bingo Graphic

Bingo 
Play several games of Bingo during an 1 1/2 hour long session.  Session time is Mondays, 1:30-3:00 pm, April 12 and 26.

Sign up for Bingo


BilliardsBilliards/Pool
Rack’em up! Play pool for 45 minutes. (Maximum 4 individuals per time slot) Bring your own cue if you have one. Thursdays between 1-4 pm.

Sign up for Billiards/Pool


Lodge Virtual Programs

The following programs are being offered virtually on the ZOOM format. ZOOM will be needed as a smart phone app, on your computer, phone, or tablet or there is a phone-in (no video) option.    Please contact Joan Seedorf with question or for meeting details at 952-227-7760 or jseedorf@chaskamn.com.


Aging with GustoAging With Gusto
An interactive ZOOM series to expand our positive view of aging during the challenges of COVID and determine for ourselves which values and key contributors we want to emphasize to continue leading meaningful and satisfying lives.  Sponsored by Chanhassen Senior Center in partnership with Carver County Health and Human Services.  Hosted on Tuesdays, April 13, 20, and 27 from 10:30-Noon. (In-person option also available at the Chanhassen Senior Center).



Bingo on Zoom

Virtual Bingo 
We have been getting together on ZOOM for some BINGO fun! Enjoy one of America’s favorite past times from the comfort of your home! Join Lodge staff on Tuesdays, April 13 and April 27 from 1:30-2:30 pm for virtual bingo.




Lodge Social ChatLodge Social Chat
If you are more comfortable visiting virtually, Lodge Social Chats will be on Thursday, April 15 at 3:00 pm.  We share!  We play games! And most importantly we laugh!




Monthly Activities


Book GroupBook Discussion
Meets the second Friday of the month. Call The Lodge 952.448.2023 for upcoming book title. Noon-1:30 pm.

 Sign up for Book Discussion


Caregivers

Caregivers Support Group
Share advice, stories, and encouragement.
Meets the second Monday of the Month from 9:30-10:45 am.

Sign up for Caregivers


Drivers Safety LogoMN Highway Safety & Research Driver Safety Program
The class will explore the latest in vehicle technology, change in laws and review defensive driving principles.  4 Hour Refresher classes are taught by MN Highway Safety & Research Center.  Must have taken required 8 Hour class in the past 3 years.

Sign up for Drivers Safety


Chaska Police LogoPolice Report
Join Officer Julie on a select day each month as she gives the 4-1-1 on the City of Chaska Police news.

Sign up for Police Report


View other AOA programs