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Programs & Services

The Division of Senior Programs provides endless learning and recreational/leisure opportunities for adults 55 or older to age actively. In addition we serve as an information and referral service hub for the older adult community. Our programs and services are broken up into the following categories. Click a heading to learn more.

SilverSneakers

NEW to the Rocky Mount Senior Center is Silver Sneakers. SilverSneakers by Tivity Health provides access to seniors 65+ . Seniors who quailfy for Silver Sneakers will have access to Water Aerobis, Zumba Gold, Senior Stretch, Sweatin’ to the Oldies, Body Craze, YogaLike, our Fitness Area, and the pool.

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Pool

Cost:

  • SilverSneakers: Free

  • Monthly: $30.00

  • Day Pass: $2 City Residents, $3 Non-City Residents

Operational Hours: Mon – Friday: 10:30 am - 2 pm

Body Craze

Description: Low impact with high intensity, strengthen and tone your body, plus build endurance and balance. Come ready for a work-out and leave feeling strong.

Level: Advanced

Days, Dates, Times: Mon &Wed 9:30am

Fee: Free

Line Dancing

Description: Feel the beat and move your feet! All levels welcome!

Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Days, Dates, Times: Thurs 1:30pm

Fee: Free

Senior Stretch

Description: Stretch and exercise techniques to work joints and muscles while seated in a chair and standing.

Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Days, Dates, Times: Tues & Thurs 9:30am

Fee: Free

Sweatin' to the Oldies

Description: This class is aerobic based with rhythm. Exercise to your favorite oldies music!

Level: Intermediate

Days, Dates, Times: Wed 8:30am

Fee: Free

Water Aerobics

Description: 45 minutes of instructor-led, low impact exercise in the shallow water in our heated pool.

Level: Beginner

Days, Dates, Times: Mon - Thurs 9:00am

Fee: Free

YogaLike

Description: Yoga-like class focuses on stretching and easing stress to build your core body strength.

Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Days, Dates, Times: Fri 9:00am

Fee: Free

Zumba Gold

Description: Zumba Gold is a modified version of a Zumba® class. The class a lower-intensity, but you will sweat. The design of the class introduces easy-to-follow Zumba® choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion and coordination.

Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Days, Dates, Times: Mon 8:30am

Fee: Free

Trips

Day Trips: Can be found on our monthly calendar! We visit various local, regional and national locations such as, museums, novelty shops, restaurants, farmer's market, NC coast, NC mountains just to name a few.

Overnight & International Trips: We will be going to New York City in December 2018 and Iceland in October 2019! Call or come to the center for more details. 972-1152.

Education & Presentations

There is a year-round computer class available, you must register in person at the Senior Center. We also have scam alerts, Lunch & Learns, fire & home safety, diabetes classes, fall prevention, various health screenings, and more throughout the year.

Special Events

Annual and seasonal events such as Christmas Lights Tour, Christmas Gala Luncheon, Ice Cream Social, Dinner Theatre, Dances, Black History Celebration Luncheon, Veterans’ Luncheon, Senior Tea Party, Summer Blast, National Senior Health & Fitness Day and many more.

Drop-In & Socialization

Walking, computer lab, library, horseshoe, shuffle board, TV/Lounge, Bingo, and cards.

Clubs & Leagues

Our clubs and leagues that are weekly or monthly include bowling, pinochle and book club. As part of our commitment to be a “center without borders” the division serves as a liaison to several local clubs for individuals 55 or older. Joining a club is a great way to meet new people, socialize, and learn about senior issues and happenings. Clubs usually meet once a month. For more information contact the Senior Center.