Wise Trek

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Wise Trek

Wise Trek programs offer visitors ages 50+ opportunities to get fit and grow together.
 
To sign up for any of the Wise Trek programs below, please click the green button below.
 

Register Today!

 

 

QUESTIONS?
You can reach us at programs@shelbyfarmspark.org

 

Strength + Balance

The strength and balance class will be a 45 minute class designed for seniors and people with type 2 diabetes. We will be working with light hand weights, resistance bands and small inflatable balls. Class will start with a brief warmup followed by strength training and light cardio, finishing with a cool down and stretch.

When: Tuesdays 1pm
Where: Front Lawn | First Tennessee Foundation Visitor Center
Cost: FREE

Trekkers Hike

Join us for monthly guided hikes geared toward ages 50+! Hikes are dependent on weather, so please call (901) 222-7275 for the latest trail conditions before heading to the Park.


March 26, 2017 | Lucius Burch State Natural Area
Where:
Meet at Germantown Trailhead
Suggested attire:
long pants, hiking shoes
Bring: personal water bottle, snacks, binoculars
Please let leave pets at home for this hike.
Register here by 12pm on March 25, 2017.
 

For more information, contact programs@shelbyfarmspark.org.


Greenline Gardens Workshop Series

Shelby Farms Park Conservancy + Memphis Area Master Gardeners are teaming up for a series of workshops in the Greenline Gardens. The workshops will bring Park users of all ages together to learn more about the environment and to have a lot of fun!

Workshops will take place on the third Saturday each month from March to October at 9am in the Greenline Gardens.

Workshops are $5 per person, but free for Shelby Farms Park Conservancy Members (fees cover workshop materials). 

 

 
2017 WORKSHOPS
February 18 | Building a Garden from the Ground Up
March 11 | Seedlings
April 8 | Companion Planting

Wise Trek Book Club

The Wise Trek Book Club meets monthly to discuss novels with an environmental angle to reflect the vision of Shelby Farms Park Conservancy. 

Coming in March!

 


Wise Trek Board Game Meet-Up

Discover new board games or play old favorites with new friends at the Board Game Meet-Up.

When:  2nd Wednesday of every month at 1:30pm beginning March 8
Where:  Kitchenette in First Tennessee Foundation Visitor Center


Tai Chi

‚ÄčRelieve stress and increase flexibility by participating in Tai Chi classes led by a certified instructor Richard Link, a Senior Trainer at Tai Chi for Health Institute. Tai Chi is an ancient practice that is enjoyable and safe for every fitness level. The slow, meditative movements of Tai Chi increase strength, range of motion and coordination. Classes can be enjoyed either sitting or standing. Comfortable shoes and loose clothing are recommended. Please bring a personal water bottle. 

When: Wednesdays at 3pm
Where: AutoZone Front Porch at the First Tennessee Foundation Visitor Center 
Cost: Free

Custom Park Tours

Are you a part of a group that would like to learn more about the past, present and future of Shelby Farms Park? Schedule a guided tour and/or presentation for your group!

Groups of 10 or more: $25 suggested donation (proceeds help keep the Park clean, green + safe) 

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