NECA Free Activities

NECA offers close to thirty (30) different free activities which are held throughout the week at the Newtown Estates Recreation Center.  Activities are free and open to NECA residents although some activities may also allow non-residents to join in. Ultimately, all activities must be approved by the Membership Policy and Program Committee (MPPC).
Here is a list of all activities offered at the Recreation Center:
Activity Day(s) and Time(s) Instructor/Coordinator Status
Aerobics   T, TH 6:15 p.m. / SAT. 8 a.m.   Cyn Okido   Open

Badminton   M, F 9:30 a.m.   Alan Teoh   Open
Badminton Beginners   Th 1 p.m.   Alan Teoh   Open

Billiards   M 9 a.m.   Newton Tan   Limit of 9
Bridge   W, F 10 a.m.   Charles Lunson   Limit of 12

Guitar    W 9 a.m.   Roy Ishikawa   Open


Hanafuda   T 1 p.m.   Dan Chamizo   Open

Hula   W 3:30 p.m.   Claire Manutai   Limit of 40

Ikebana Beginners   Thu 11:30 a.m. (once a month)   Barbara Tinius   Limit of 8
Ikebana Intermediate   TH 1:30 p.m. (once a month)   Barbara Tinius   Limit of 8


Japanese I & II   T 9 a.m. (by sessions)   Betty Santoki   Limit of 30

Japanese Writing   T 10:30 a.m. (by sessions)   Betty Santoki   Limit of 30
Jewelry Making   W 9 a.m. (once a month)   Judith Kanetake   Closed / Waitlist
Judo   M, W 5 p.m.   Gerick Ragudos   Limit of 50


Learn to Play Poker   T 12 p.m.   Newton Tan   Closed / Waitlist
Line Dancing   T 10:30 a.m.   Elena Lucas   Limit of 50

Line Dancing   W 2 p.m.   Dr. Zita Bristol   Open

Mahjong-Thursdays   TH 8:30 a.m.   Elliott Sumida   Closed / Waitlist
Mahjong P.M.-Mondays   M 12 p.m.   Howard Nonaka   Limit of 21

Mahjong P.M.-Wednesdays   W 1 p.m.   Lillian Funamura   Limit of 16

Rubber Stamping   M 10 a.m. (by sessions / twice a month)    F. Tsukamoto / K. Prevo   Limit of 15

Table Tennis   W 10 a.m. / T, TH 7:45 p.m.   Arnold Limatoc   Open
Tai Chi   W 8:30 a.m.   Shizuko Hanaumi   Limit of 60
Tennis Club   T 8:30 a.m. / Th 6:30 p.m.   Judith Watanabe / Rick Lau   Limit of 12

Ukulele Beginners   F 10 a.m.   Kalena Lono   Limit of 10 new students
Ukulele Advance   F 9 a.m.   Charles Yang   Limit of 35

Wellness in Walking   W, F 6:15 a.m.   Amy Tsuhako   Open

Yoga   T 5:45 p.m. / F 5:30 p.m.   Keith Howe   Open
Yoga Holistic   M 5 p.m.   Tanyce Wong   Limit of 10
Yoga Power   M, Th 9 a.m. / Sat. 9:30 a.m.   Kiyoko Sieradzki   Open

Zumba   M 7 p.m.   Grace Hada   Open
Zumba (Strong by Zumba)   W 7 p.m.   Linda Uesugi   Open