Falls Prevention Program

Partners in Active Living for Seniors (PALS) Program

The mission of Nicollet County Public Health is to prevent disease and injury and promote and protect the health of its residents. Consistent with this mission, One of the programs offered in partnership with the City of St. Peter is the Partners in Active Living for Seniors (PALS), a Falls Prevention Program. PALS is a health and fitness program designed by Enhance Fitness to offer a safe and enjoyable experience for older adults of all fitness levels including those who may walk with assistance of a cane or walker.

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Classes

This program provides a terrific opportunity for people who have not been recently active to safely and successfully increase their levels of physical activity and improve functional fitness. Please visit the St. Peter Community Center website for the most up to date information.

P.A.L.S. (Partners in Active Living for Seniors)

  • Five week sessions run Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room 310A at the St. Peter Community Center. 
  • $25 per person payable to City of Saint Peter. Register and pay at the Recreation Office in the Community Center. Questions? Call 934-0667 or 934-7434.
  • Please register at the Recreation Office or call 934-0667.

MEISA: Movement, Exploration, Imagination, Sensation, Awareness

  • Wednesdays, Apr. 8 – May 27, 11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m., SPCC Rm. 310A, $20.
  • MEISA is a physical practice that integrates mindful movement incorporating breathing, stretching, balancing, and playful exploration. It provides an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in moving with less tension, increased mobility and enhances physical expression. All activities are adaptive and performed sitting or standing. This course will take place in eight sessions. Min. 3, Max. 10.
  • Please register at the Recreation Office or call 934-0667.
  • Melissa Rollnick is a professor of dance at Gustavus Adolphus College and received funding from Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council in 2018 to create this program.