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Adult Opportunities / Senior Center / 50+

Senior Center
Center news, events, and updates.

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.


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.

Mahjong and Mimosa's

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Date: Saturday, Sept. 24 (10 A.M.-3P.M.)
Age: 50 years & up
Location: Senior Center
Cost: $15

Join us for the 2nd annual Senior Center Mahjong Tournament. Play mahjong, enjoy refreshments, and listen to light music.

Register online here.

Seniors, Stay Safe

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Date: Thursday, Oct. 6 (10-11 A.M.)
Age: 18 years & up
Location: Senior Center
Fee: $20

Seniors have a higher statistical rate of becoming a victim of crime. Stay Safe teaches practical and easy to implement, personal safety skills. Seniors learn to recognize and respond to intuition, define personal and defendable space, and practice easy defense/deterrent moves.

Register online here.

Balance 201

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Wednesday, Sept. 7-Oct. 5 (8:30-9:30 A.M.); Fee: $15
Wednesday, Oct. 12-Nov. 9 (8:30-9:30 A.M.); Fee: $15
Wednesday, Nov. 16-Dec. 14 (8:30-9:30 A.M.); Fee: $12
Location: Senior Center

Practice techniques and work to develop body awareness, methods, and confidence in facing challenging balance issues. Just like strength improves with practice, so can balance improve with practice. Note: Class will not be held on 11/23.

Register online here.

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.

The Play's the Thing (PDF)

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Date: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month (6:30-8p.m.)
Location: The stage at the Senior Center

Read Shakespeare aloud with fellow thespians. Bring a copy of the complete Works of William Shakespeare!


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Drop in Duplicate Bridge
Ongoing every Friday (11:30 a.m.-4 p.m.)
Cost: $3.50/$2.80 for Senior Center members   

Drop in Party Bridge & Pinochle
Cost: Free for members
Ongoing every Tuesday (12:30-4 p.m.)  
Ongoing every Thursday (5-8 p.m.)    

Prairie Sage Dances

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Come enjoy Prairie Sage Dances each Monday from 7-10p.m.
Cost: $4

Upcoming dances are:
September 19: H & H (1940s Dance)
October 3: Big Twang Theory
October 17: Jim Ehrlich (Halloween/Chili Supper)
November 7: Pepie (Bronco Mania)
November 21: Back Stage Trio