(507) 387-1666
421 East Hickory Street, Mankato, MN 56001
(507) 387-1666
421 East Hickory Street, Mankato, MN 56001

Classes, Groups & Trips

The VINE Adult Community Center offers hundreds of fitness, educational, and creative classes and monthly bus trips to local and out-of-town destinations.  

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Art & Craft Classes

Art Quest

  • Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays
  • 1 – 3 pm

Bring your own supplies and work on your craft with fellow artists, guided by Peggy Draheim. Open studio limited to 10 people. Masks and registration is required

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Knitters

  • Wednesdays
  • 10 – 11:30 am

Bring your own supplies and work on your craft with fellow knitters. Limited to 10 people. Masks and registration is required

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Fitness Center

Our full-service fitness center is non-intimidating and features state-of-the-art strength training equipment. Our exercise equipment is easy to use and reduces stress on your joints. The smart-card technology personalizes your training, while keeping track of your progress. Professional staff and trained volunteers are always available to help.

Monday & Wednesday

  • 7 am – 6:30 pm

Tuesday, Thursday & Friday

  • 7 am – 5 pm

Saturday

  • 8 – 11 am

Group Activities

The VINE Adult Community Center offers a number of different activities to partake in.

  • 500: Wednesdays, 9:30 am
  • Billiards: Monday – Friday 8 am – 5 pm
  • DeVINE Singers: Mondays, 1-2 pm
  • Duplicate Bridge: Mondays, 1-4 pm & Wednesdays, 6-9 pm
  • Get Your Yarn On: Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 am
  • Ping-Pong: Mondays, 11:30 am – 2 pm
  • Mahjong: Mondays, 1-2 pm
  • Memoir Writing: meeting virtually on Zoom
  • Spelling: Mondays, 10-11 am
  • VINE Stompers: Wednesdays, 2:30-3:30m

In-person Exercise Classes

In accordance with state orders, we will be distancing at least 6 feet in classes, wearing masks, and limiting class size. Registration is required for the following classes:

Monday

  • 8:30 am: Move it More
  • 10 am: Chair Yoga
  • 10 am: Combo Fit
  • 4:30 pm: Yoga
  • 4:30 pm: Cardio Strength

Tuesday

  • 8:30 am: Stretch & Flex
  • 9:30 am: Zumba
  • 10 am: Yoga
  • 10:45 am: Pilates
  • 1 pm: PALs

Wednesday

  • 8:30 am: Move it More
  • 10 am: Combo Fit
  • 1 pm: Chair Yoga
  • 4:30 pm: Cardio Strength

Thursday

  • 8:30 am: Stretch & Flex
  • 9:30 am: Zumba
  • 10 am: Chair Yoga
  • 10:45 am: Pilates
  • 1 pm: PALs

Friday

  • 8:30 am: Move it More
  • 10 am: Combo Fit
  • 10 am: Gentle Yoga
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In-person Presentations

PREVENTING FALLS CAN IMPROVE INDEPENDENCE

  • September 24
  • 2-3:30 pm

Every second of every day, an older adult falls. Falls can cause injuries, loss of independence, and in some cases death. Falls are largely preventable. Come and learn what causes falls in older adults, what you can do to protect yourself and your loved ones from a falls, and the role of physical and occupational therapists in reducing your fall risk.

Cost: Free for VINE members; $5 for the public. Call (507) 386-5586 to register.

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FIVE WISHES: HEALTH CARE DIRECTIVE VALID UNDER MN LAW

  • September 30
  • 11 am – 12 pm

There are many things in life that are out of our control. A Five Wishes document gives us a way to control something very important – how you are treated if you get seriously ill and cannot speak for yourself. Five Wishes is an easy-to-complete form that lets you say exactly what you want, and don’t want. Once completed and properly signed, it is valid under Minnesota law.

Cost: Free for VINE members; $5 for the public. Additional $5 for the document for all.
Call (507) 386-5586 to register.

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MANKATO SYMPHONY SNEAK PEEK

  • October 1
  • 12 pm

August Jeske, Artistic Director, from the Mankato Symphony Orchestra, will present on their 2021-22 season opening “National Monuments” concert. He will also talk about the rest of the season. This concert will explore the distinctive styles and moving musical imagery of the great American composers Copland, Barber and Gershwin, led by guest conductor Silas Huff. Come and get a sneak peek, some insights and hear music from a string quartet.

Cost: Free for VINE members; $5 for the public. Additional $5 for the document for all.
Call (507) 386-5586 to register.

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Outdoor Exercise

TREKKING
This group meets at different parks and trails each week. Trekking poles are available to rent.
Thursdays at 10 am

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TAI CHI FOR HEALTH
Tai Chi uses a sequence of slow movements to challenge students’ body and mind. No previous experience needed. Research has shown Tai Chi can improve balance, coordination, strength, flexibility and sleep.
Tuesdays & Fridays at 9:30-10:15 am
September 14 – October 22
Wheeler Park

Cost: Free for Premium members; $60 for Basic Members; $84 for Supporting Members; $120 for non-members

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OUTDOOR WALKING GROUP
Ease on down the road with VINE friends. This group will be led by our Fall Community Health Intern, Emily! Depart from our front doors and explore the surrounding neighborhood. Bring your own water – challenging hills, fresh air and smiles are included!
Mondays & Thursdays at 10:30-11:15 am
September 20 – October 28
Near VINE

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Online Exercise Classes

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Pool

MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAY
Open Swim
7-9 am
Lap Swim
7-8 am
Open Swim
7-9 am
Lap Swim
7-8 am
Open Swim
7-9 am
Open Swim
8-9:30 am
Aqua Zumba 9:30-10:30 amOpen Swim
12-1 pm
Level 2 Class
9:30-10:30 am
Open Swim
12-1 pm
Level 2 Class
9:30-10:30 am
Rotating Level 2 Class
9:30-10:30 am
Level 1 Class
10:45-11:30 am
Aqua Yoga
1-1:45 pm
Level 1 Class
10:45-11:30 am
Aqua Yoga
1-1:45 pm
Level 3 Class
10:45-11:30
am
Lap Swim
11:45 am - 12:45 pm
Level 3 Class
2-2:45 pm
Lap Swim
11:45 am - 12:45 pm
Level 2 Class
2-3 pm
Open Swim
12:45-2 pm
Open Swim
3-4:30pm
Open Swim
5-6 pm
Open Swim
3-4:30pm
Level 2 Class
2-3 pm
Level 2/3 Class
4:30-5:15 pm
Open Swim
3-6 pm

Walking Track

No matter the weather outside, our cushioned walking track is always the perfect 70 degrees inside, with 360-degree views of the Minnesota River Valley. Research shows that a flat, firm, but not too hard surface is the best for older knees and joints.

Monday & Wednesday

  • 7 am – 6:30 pm

Tuesday, Thursday & Friday

  • 7 am – 5 pm

Saturday

  • 8 – 11 am
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