The Lodge News

May 2021

May Programs

"You are as welcome as the flowers in May" - Charles Macklin

Looking forward to taking some programs outside for the Sping/Summer season as well as continuing to keep the Lodge doors open for walk-ins visits and scheduled programs.

View the Lodge May Calendar

To register or for questions, please call 952.448.2023.

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

Lodge "OPEN" Hours for May

Come and go during these scheduled Lodge Open Hours. Walk-ins welcome. No pre-registration required. Socialize, use the computer, play billiards, bring your own book or handiwork, and just enjoy The Lodge. Waiver sign in for contact tracing required upon entry and masks must be worn. No food or beverages served or provided. Sanitizing stations will be available for individual use. Sorry, activities that use shared supplies/equipment will not be allowed at this time.
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AOA Walk in the Park

It's as simple as a Walk in the Park! Explore the beautiful Firemens/Veterans Park as part of this natural exercise experience. Get your morning work-out complete with a great dose of fresh air. On some select dates (May 19) entertainment, music, games and extra fun to follow work out. Bring your own chair.

May Dates: Wednesdays, May 5 and May 19**

Work-out: 9-9:45 am Entertainment: 9:45-10:45 am (May 19 only)

Firemens Park

Free (No SS Cardio Fit on May 5 or 19)

City of Chaska Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan

The City of Chaska is working to develop a Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan. Check out walkbikechaska to contribute your ideas and comments, learn more about the project, participate in a quick survey, and connect with the Project Steering Committee (PSC). We would love your input!

Paint Pour Fused Glass Art Class

You will create a colorful design on glass with enamel paints. Various techniques will be demonstrated, and you will receive 1-1 assistance as your creative juices flow. Your beautiful plates or bowls will be available for pick up at the Arts Center in the CCC 1-3 weeks after the class. Includes all supplies to make one piece. Additional materials for a 2nd piece can be purchased at the time of the class for an additional $25, paid by cash or check to the instructor. (Ages 18+)

Date: Thursday, May 13, 2021
Time: 6:00-8:00pm
Where: CCC White Oak Room
Cost: $75 CCC Members/$85 Non Members
10% Discount for ACCC Members

Instructor: Katie Trent, Trent Art Glass

Due to the MN state mandate, masks will be required.

Pre-registration is required. Minimum 6 / Max 10 Enrolled

Register for Paint Pour Fused Glass Art Class or call 952.448.5633.

MN Highway Safety & Research Center 55+ Driver Discount Program (In-person)

Drivers Safety Classes are taught by MN Hwy Safety & Research Center. The classes will explore the latest in vehicle technology, changes in laws and review defensive driving principles. Minnesota state law allows a 10% reduction on auto insurance premiums each year for three years to individuals completing the course. To register on-line for Driver's Safety Classes or call 952.448.2023. The 4 Hour Refresher Class is for those who have already taken a 8 Hour Full Driver's Safety Course in the past 3 years.

8 HR Class: May 18 & 19

5:00-9:00 pm

The Lodge Great Room

$28 per person

4 HR Refresher Class: Tuesday June 8

12:30-4:30 pm

The Lodge Great Room

$24 per person

Happy Birthday May Birthdays!

If you are celebrating a birthday in May please complete the linked google form below to qualify for a (you guessed it!) - FABULOUS prize! Or call The Lodge at 952.448.2023.

Birthday Raffle

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 questions or for meeting details at 952.227.7760 or

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, May 11 and May 25 from 1:30-2:30 pm for virtual bingo.

Lodge Social Chat
If you are more comfortable visiting virtually, the Lodge Social Chats will be hosted on Thursday, May 13 3 pm. We share! We play games! And most importantly we laugh!

AOA Group Fitness May Schedule

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***Changes reflected in the schedule are due to instructor schedule conflict.***

PLEASE NOTE: No Tai Chi on May 4 & 11.

***LIVE classes may be discontinued in the near future. CCC instructors would like to devote more time and energy to the "in-person" class experience. If in-person classes are not an option for you right now, The Chaska Lodge Facebook page has over 300 on-demand classes for you to do anytime, anywhere!***

If you have fitness related questions or questions about doing an in-person registration, please contact Missy Goff at 952.227.7779 or

AOA Group Fitness Policies (In-Person Classes)

  • Registration is required.
  • Register for AOA Group Fitness Classes on-line (keyword: fitness) or call the CCC at 952-448-5633 or Missy Goff at 952-227-7779.
  • Registration opens 72 hours in advance for CCC Members.
  • Classes are held in the Wellness Studio (doors open 10 minutes prior to class).
  • Masks are required at ALL times! (SS Splash-pool is the only exception)
  • Check-in at the CCC front desk and swipe membership card.
  • Check-in with instructor upon entry of class. If you do a same day registration, please bring your receipt to the instructor. (Same day registration is first come, first serve if spots are available.)
  • Social distancing must be strictly followed at all times.
  • Clean equipment BEFORE and AFTER class. No sharing equipment.
  • Registration capacity per class location: Wellness Studio(14) Pool(20)

In-Person Programs

The following scheduled activities require pre-registration online or by calling 952.448.2023.


Play several games of Bingo during this session. Mondays, May 10 and May 24 1:30-3:00 pm.

Sign up for Bingo

Book Discussion

Meets the second Friday on the month. Noon-1:30 p.m. (May 14) "Small Great Things" Jodi Picoult

Sign up for Book Discussion

Caregivers Support Group

Share advice, stories, and encouragement. Meets the second Monday of the month from 9:30-10:45 am. (May 10)

Sign up for Caregivers


Rack'em up! Play pool for 45 minutes. (Maximum 4 individuals per time slot) Bring your own cue if you have one. Thursdays between 1:00-4:00 pm.

Sign up for Billiards/Pool

Police Report

Join Officer Julie on select days as she gives the 4-1-1 on the City of Chaska Police news. Tuesday, May 11 from 9:30-10:30 am.

Sign up for Police Report

Community Resources

Community Resources

Visit the Carver County website to view resources available to help residents find access to:

  • Food
  • Transportation
  • Childcare
  • And more

You can also call the Carver County help line at 952-361-1559.

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