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Recreation

Adult Opportunities / Senior Center / 50+

Adult Recreation provides opportunities for life enrichment through activity and knowledge and is offered at several locations including the Fort Collins Senior Center, Club Tico, Pottery Studio and Northside Aztlan Center.

Program focus includes:

  • Aquatics
  • Arts
  • Crafts and pottery
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Leisure learning
  • Gardening
  • Fitness and wellness
  • Outdoor activities
  • Social programs and events
  • Travel

Additionally a number of services and community resources are made available on site at the Senior Center.

News/Events

Register for Programs Online

To register for the programs below, visit our online database and search for the class to register. You can also call 970-221-6655 to register over the phone.

Active Minds Virtual Learning, Mayans

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Date: Tuesday, August 29  l  1-2 p.m.
Location: Senior Center
Age: 18+ years
Cost: $9

Engage in a unique virtual learning experience through streaming systems and technology in the Twinberry Auditorium. This session, you'll learn an overview of Mayan history, culture, art, and science. Register online here.

Active Minds Virtual Learning, Pearl Harbor

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Date: Tuesday, September 26  l  1-2 p.m.
Location: Senior Center
Age: 18+ years
Cost: $9

Engage in a unique virtual learning experience about the attack on Pearl Harbor. Learn the story from both the Japanese and U.S. perspective. Register here

Historical Cafe: Polynesian & Hawaiian Culture

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Date: Wednesday, November 8  l  11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Location: Senior Center
Age: 50+ years
Cost: $23

Kalama Plynesian Dancers present the islands of Hawaii through dance, and explain the influence of Polynesian culture throughout the state. Register here.

Group Fitness

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Back & Body
Location: Senior Center
This class teaches tolls for lifelong comfort and ease. Movements come naturally, stimulate the bodey, and initiate a mind-body link. View multiple class offerings and register here

Body & Mind in Motion
Location: Senior Center
Perform a variety of arm and leg movements while sitting in chairs. Designed for adults with physical limitations. View multiple class schedules and register here

Sport Fit
Location: Senior Center
Gain coordination, agility, balance, flexibility, and strength through games and drills to keep the body fit. View multiple class schedules and register here

TaiChi for Athritis
Location: Senior Center
Relieve pain and improve health through this orthodox internal martial art form from China. View multiple class schedules and register here

Prairie Sage Dances

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Kick up your heals with live music and dancing at a Prairie Sage Dance. Check back regularly for an updated schedule.
Time: 7-10 p.m.
Cost: $5; tickets are sold at the Senior Center in advance or at the door.

Upcoming dances are:


August 21: H&H (Aloha) 
September 18: Tom Yook (Change of the Seasons)
October 2: Jim Ehrilich
October 16: Big Twang Theory
November 6: Tom Yook
November 20: Harris and Harris (1940s)

Afternoon at the Movies

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Senior Center members are invited to join us for a free showing of classic and modern movies in the Senior Center Twinberry Auditorium. Showings are every Friday at 1 p.m. Visit the Senior Center for a listing of upcoming showings.