Muskingum County Center for Seniors

160 N. 4th Street • Zanesville, Ohio 43701 • 740-454-9761

Fitness Activities


Participating in arthritis friendly exercise improves pain, function, mood and quality of life. It can also help delay the onset of disability and may help in managing other chronic diseases. Our arthritis exercise program is done from a seated position and can be done at any fitness level. Our Activities Director, Tara Rock, instructs the class on Mondays (except the first Monday of the month) and Thursdays at 9:30 AM.


Line dance is perfect for those that have a love for dancing and music. For the novice dancer, there is a beginner's class on Thursdays at 1:00 PM. For the more seasoned dancer, we offer line dance on Tuesdays at 10:00 AM and 7:00 PM and on Thursdays at 10:00 AM.


Bring your dancing partner and learn dances such as the fox trot and the waltz, just to name a few. Instructors Chuck and Shirley Berry give hands-on round dance instruction on Tuesdays (except the first Tuesday of the month) at 2:30 PM.


Join us for a live band, socialization and square dancing every Friday at 7:00 PM. Don't dance? That's okay. Come for the entertainment and friendship.


Looking for something new to try? Then this might be the group for you. The Dancing Divas, instructed by Anne Agin, meet on Mondays at 5:00 PM. This is a seasonal group and the schedule varies throughout the year based on upcoming events that the group takes part in. Tap dance is an excellent way to get your blood flowing while improving your cognitive abilities. Tap dance experience is not required. You must purchase your own shoes for this group.


Zumba, instructed by Anne Agin, is a fun, fast paced fitness program that includes easy to follow dance steps. It is a fun workout that boosts your body from top to bottom. Zumba gives you an opportunity for social interaction. It improves your heart health and mobility. It provides stress relief, builds stronger muscles and bones and aids in weight loss. Zumba is held every Thursday at 9:00 AM.


Tai Chi has multiple benefits, especially for those suffering from Alzheimer's, Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson's. It relieves physical effects from stress, promotes deep breathing, improves lower body strength and balance, improves mental status, reduces blood pressure and improves pain and promotes faster recovery from strokes and heart attacks. Tai Chi is a low impact, relaxing form of exercise that uses martial art forms in a meditative way. It can be done in a sitting or standing position and is an excellent form of exercise at any level. Josephine Morosowsky, Tai Chi Practitioner, guides the class through Yang style movements on Mondays at 10:00 AM.


Yoga has physical and psychological advantages. It improves balance and stability, strengthens muscles, improves flexibility and joint health, reduces high blood pressure and reduces anxiety, improves respiration and encourages mindfulness. Yoga is calm, tranquil and restorative fitness program that focuses on breathing and listening to your body. It can be done from sitting position or on the floor. A yoga mat is suggested for comfort. Megyen Green, Yoga instructor, directs the class through movement and mindfulness on Mondays at 4:00 PM and 5:15 PM and Fridays at 12:00 PM.


Amish "Simple Sanctuary" - August 28, 2019

Belden Village Shopping - October 23, 2019

Christmas in New York City - December 9th through 11th

Clifton Mill - December 11, 2019

Dance Bands

August 16th ~ Pleasant Valley Boys

August 23rd ~ Pleasant Valley Boys

August 30th ~ Lou & Friends


Menu for the Week of August 19, 2019

Monday - Chicken alfredo over noodles, cucumber & onion salad, mixed fruit cup

Tuesday - Taco salad, tortilla chips, refried beans, mandarin oranges, cookie

Wednesday - Sliced turkey, dressing, sweet potatoes, capri blend vegetables, pineapple

Thursday - Chicken salad on a croissant, tomato quarters, pea salad, fruit cup

Friday - Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, cooked cabbage, banana

Menu is Subject to Change

Hours of Operation

Monday & Tuesday - 8am to 10pm
Wednesday - Thursday 8am to 4pm
Friday - 8am to 10pm