Members highlight the community as reason #2 they love living at Peconic Landing. From the people to the full-service programming, members are always up to something good!
Member Engagement Plays a Big Role
Members of Peconic Landing say they feel a real sense of community with their neighbors and professional team.
“Within a month of being here, the people were the main reason for feeling good about Peconic Landing. And that has held true all of these years”Member Joe M.
Countless clubs, classes, activities, & campus offerings afford all members the opportunity to connect as much (or as little) as they would like!
Wellness Opportunities Mean Healthy Hobbies
Through Peconic Landing’s Successful Living initiative, interested members have an opportunity for self-discovery! First, they reflect on the activities they already enjoy, this helps guide them to new passions or interests they might like to explore.
Through the MasterpieceTM program, members focus on the four components of life experts say have a direct impact on aging – social, intellectual, physical, and spiritual.
Members can participate in free swim in the heated solarium-style indoor pool. Additional activities at the pool include taking part in classes such as Restorative Aquacize or AquaZumba, a high-energy class that is always a party!
On land, members can use the SMART Gym. Our new fitness center outfitted with state-of-the-art equipment offering smart card capabilities. SmartBalance technology allows trainers to assess and design a personalized gym program for every fitness level.
“Fitness Manager Libby’s creative enthusiasm, energy, and commitment help us stay strong, healthy, and happy in the gym and pool”Member Louisa H.
With over 50 fitness classes like balance, aerobics, cardio and more offered each week, Peconic Landing strives to provide an activity of interest for every member.
A wide range of indoor and outdoor recreation and fitness options are available. Walk the beach or nature trails, play on the bocce or tennis courts, even take classes like tai chi and yoga. There is never a shortage of healthy things to do within this senior living community.
Find Culture On and Off Campus
On campus, Peconic Landing members are regularly treated to live-streamed HD performances by the Metropolitan Opera, in-person workshops with world-famous ballet companies, and engaging classes taught by the renowned Manhattan Film Institute. Many cultural events take place at Brecknock Hall, a restored historic 19th-century Italianate mansion for large events and celebrations.
A cultural icon on Long Island, the East End’s first interactive outdoor sculpture garden is located on the grounds of Peconic Landing. The award-winning sculpture garden showcases high-quality works by local and international sculptors that best complement and enhance this historic building and surrounding community landscape.
To bring out the artist in members, there is an art studio for painting, sketching, watercolor lessons and more. And, member artwork is on display in the hallways of Peconic Landing.
There are also member-driven language clubs for Italian, Spanish and German.
Passionate member involvement drives the success of Peconic Landing’s cultural arts program. Equally important, Peconic’s partnerships with some of the greatest cultural institutions and artists in the world:
- The Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD
- NY’s 92nd Street Y On Demand
- Manhattan Film Institute
- Perlman Music Program
- The Watermill Center
- Exhibition on Screen
- Regional Poet Laureates
- University Speakers
- The Hayground School
- James Beard Foundation
- Brooklyn Botanic Garden
- East End Arts
- Mark Morris Dance Group
- Regional Historical Societies
- New York Theatre Organ Society
- Regional Repertory Theatre
“I love the Metropolitan Opera screenings in HD, painting in the art studio, and taking in the sculpture garden”Member Carol D.
Diverse Backgrounds Create Perfect Member Mix
Peconic Landing members always mention how knowledgeable their neighbors are. And it’s true. Members have rich and diverse backgrounds with former professions that include everything from artists, inventors, and sommeliers, to authors, publishers, attorneys and architects.
“I am absolutely floored at the members’ breadth of experience, the lives they have led and the lives they want to continue to lead”Emily Y.
Library Acts as a Knowledge Hub
Peconic Landing’s library boasts with its rich colors and welcoming atmosphere. Without a doubt, the ideal location to find a book, conduct research or use one of the library’s computers. This inviting space is also a popular spot for book discussion groups, Lifetime Learning classes, book signings and other events.
“Our library is a terrific asset to Peconic Landing. As a former publisher, I’m delighted that it’s always well-stocked with current books”Member Lisa D.