College of Education and Professional Studies

About Usphoto of CALL staff and students

Who we are

We are a center dedicated to health and fitness in those who are 60 years and older. Our group fitness classes are led by students of the Kinesiology and Health Studies department. Faculty of the Kinesiology and Health Studies department act as mentors to the students leading these classes and coordinate education workshops.

Goals

The Center for Active Living and Learning exists to promote healthy living and lifelong learning throughout the lifespan with particular emphasis on UCO students and older adults. The goals of the center are:

  • Provide fitness-based transformative learning opportunities for UCO students working with adults of all ages;
  • Offer fitness programming, instruction, and assessments to older adults in the metropolitan community;
  • Strengthen partnerships with community agencies providing services that promote health aging;
  • Facilitate interdisciplinary research on issues related to aging, activity, and learning, and;
  • Engage with the metropolitan community through intergenerational service learning opportunities