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Health and Wellness Program

LightHouse offers weekly fitness classes and weekend workshops. Make new friends and have fun while getting fit!

LightHouse’s Health and Wellness Program features:

  • Weekly exercise classes for seniors and those wanting low-impact exercise. Wednesdays at 11 AM.
  • DEEP (Diabetes Empowerment Education Program) a six-week course on Diabetes Management and Healthy Living.
  • Weekend Health and Wellness Retreats at Enchanted Hills Camp for the Blind in Napa
  • Regularly scheduled yoga and meditation classes.
  • Healthier Living Series: a six-week course offering practical solutions for chronic disease management, weight management, stress reduction and healthy living.
  • Try It Workshops to try new forms of exercise such as kickboxing, tandem cycling, rock climbing, dance, and more!
  • A full gym membership for $10 a month to Fitness SF, with six locations in the Bay Area. Membership includes private group instruction from a certified personal trainer.
To learn more or to join our programs for people who are blind or have low vision, email asherrard@lighthouse-sf.org or call (415) 694-7353.

Sea Kayaking with the LightHouse

young man kayaking on the oceanJoin the LightHouse Community Services Program for an overnight kayaking and camping trip with our friends at Environmental Traveling Companions (ETC). Individuals ages 14 and up who are blind or have low vision are sure to have a blast exploring the natural beauty of Tomales Bay.

We’ll begin our excursion by kayaking up the coast to our camp site, enjoy a peaceful night among the woods of beautiful Tomales State Park, then return via kayak to our launch point the following morning.

Who: Individuals ages 14 and up who are blind or have low vision.

When:
Saturday, June 11th through Sunday, June 12th.

Waiver and Application:
Each participant must submit an ETC Kayaking Trip Packet. Additionally each participant must sign a LightHouse Waiver.

Cost:
$125.00 per person includes kayaking, overnight stay at Tomales Bay State Park, food during the trip, as well as transportation from LightHouse Headquarters to the Tomales Bay launch site and back.

RSVP: Space is limited to 12 participants. Please RSVP by Thursday, June 2nd to Serena Olsen, Evening & Weekend Programs Coordinator, at solsen@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7316.

Things to bring: (Please refer to ETC equipment list in the trip packet for trip basics)
-Sleeping bag
-At least one set of warm clothing
-Towel
-Necessary Toiletries (for one overnight stay in the woods)
-Necessary Medication (student must be able to self-administer)