2235 Rockwood Ave W, St Paul, MN 55116
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Recreation and Wellness

Recreation and Wellness programs have been carefully planned and are coordinated by experienced professional staff.

The Wellington’s monthly program of activities typically includes discussion sessions on current events and topical issues, exercise, bridge and other card games, entertainment, religious services, outings and special events. These activities are included in your basic services and are available for all residents.

Emotional Wellbeing

  • Connecting one-on-one
  • Memoirs & Memories Discussions
  • Sing-a-longs
  • Special Guest Music Entertainment
  • Music for Life instrument play with MacPhail®
  • Drum Circle Therapy
  • Support groups
  • Paws for a Cause – Therapy Dog Visits
  • In-house Pet Therapy

Physical Engagement

  • Sit and Be Fit
  • Senior-cize Upbeat Dance Class
  • Rise ‘n Shine daily morning exercise
  • Stretch and strength
  • Movin’ to the Grooves, Music & Movement
  • Ageless Grace with the Silver Sneakers®
  • Footloose & Fancy Free – Volleyball & Noodle Ball
  • Stride Right – Indoor Mile
  • Physical therapy exercise classes


  • Meditation
  • Chair Chi
  • Relaxation/Yoga
  • Pampered Hands Manicures
  • Hand Massages
  • Relaxation Massage
  • Blood Pressure Checks
  • Hearing Checks
  • Ask the Dietician
  • Meet the Chef – A Taste of The Wellington


  • Catholic Services Including: Rosary, Communion, Bible Study & Mass
  • Protestant Services
  • Jewish Services
  • Fun in Faith (non-denominational)
  • Women of the Bible
  • Feed Your Soul

Intellectual Engagement

  • Game Time – Dice, Words, Cards, Table Games, and More
  • Documentary Films – Nature/Travel/Music and More
  • Puzzles & Wuzzles
  • Current Events Discussions
  • Cooking Classes
  • Science Class
  • Word Teasers & Trivia

Creative Engagement

  • Sewing/Knitting for Community Organizations
  • Reader’s Theater Performance
  • Adult Coloring
  • Ceramics
  • Art Classes – Painting, Drawing, Sketching, Sculpting, and More
  • DIY Craft Making

Social Engagement

  • Sporting Games & Events
  • Movie Matinees
  • Caribou To Go
  • Take Out Lunch Delivered In
  • Men’s Club
  • Monthly Birthday Party
  • Lunch Bunch Monthly Outings
  • Highland Friendship Club Visits
  • St. Paul Children’s Center Preschool visit

Special Events

  • Evening Musical Performances
  • Ice Cream Socials
  • Fishing For Fun Outing
  • The Wellington Players Performance (Reader’s Theater Group Short Skits)
  • Swap Meet Spring Cleaning and Trade
  • Annual Resident Memorial Service
  • Northwoods Men’s Event
  • Annual National Night Out – St. Paul’s Largest Neighborhood Event
  • Family Events
  • Holiday Celebrations
  • Winter Carnival Activities