Senior Citizens Center

NOTICE: the Senior Center's phone number has changed. The new number is: 229-253-1266.

Click here for the complete September/October 2018 Senior Center Newsletter & Calendar!

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

1360 East Park Avenue
Valdosta, Georgia 31602
Office 229-259-5469

The Senior Center is a hugely popular facility that houses our Senior programs.  The center includes a large multipurpose room with a full kitchen, an exercise room with both cardio and weight training equipment, an indoor heated pool, a library, walking track, shuffleboard
court, and comfortable seating in the foyer.  There are also several breakout
rooms with billiards, cards, and arts and crafts.  The center aims to meet the social,
recreational, and educational needs of seniors over 50 years old through offering programs
that promote active, healthy lifestyles.  The Wood Valley Community Center serves as an
alternate location for some senior programs.  The Wood Valley Community Center is located at 
1907 Gornto Rd. Valdosta, GA 31602; WVCC hours vary.


Membership Information

*Membership: $35 for city/county residents
                       $45 for out-of-county residents
*Annual memberships begin July 1st, and expire June 30th of the following year.
*Membership fees are not pro-rated throughout the year, though anyone 50 years+ may
join at anytime throughout the year. Click here for the membership form.

Pool passes for open swim must be purchased
separately from individual memberships.
Cost: $35
Open Swim Hours:
Monday 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Thursday 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM*
Friday 8:00 AM -12:00 PM
*Open later on dance nights, please check calendar.

Pool Bathrooms are closed on Friday afternoons due to cleaning.
Pool Will Be Closed for Inclement Weather


Regular Activities:

Offered most Mondays at 10:00 AM in the Multi-Purpose Room featuring low impact aerobics, strength training and balance exercises.  

Circuit Workout
Come get a total body workout in just 30 minutes!  The session includes interval trainin of cardio and strength exercises every Wednesday at 9:00 AM or 10:00 AM.  Space is limited to 30 people per session, so please arrive on time!  

Line Dancing
Offered Mondays and Tuesdays at the Senior Center.  Monday's class is for beginners and starts at 1:15 PM.  Tuesday's class is directed toward beginner/intermediate dancers and starts at 1:15 PM.  There is also an intermediate class on Wednesdays at Wood Valley from 1:30-3:00 PM.

Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM in Senior Center Activity Room #2.

Game Days
Mondays and Fridays from 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, featuring Phase 10, Uno, Pinochle, Chicken Foot, etc.  Times vary depending on game, check calendar for times.  Activity Rooms #1 & #2.

Mah Jongg
Wednesdays at 1:00 PM and Thursdays at 11:00 AM.  A game of Chinese Origin usually played by four persons with tiles resembling dominoes.

Ladies Billiards
Tuesdays at 5:00 PM and Thursdays at 3:00 PM

Every Wednesday from 11:00 AM - 5:30 PM at Jac's Lanes on Connell Road. Receive a Senior Discount of $1.75 per game and get your shoes for free.

Knitting & Crocheting
Offered every Tuesday at 2:00 PM in Arts & Crafts room.

Square Dancing
A paid instructional class Tuesday nights from 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, $30 per person for 10 weeks of instruction.  See Calendar for dates.

Wood Carving
Offered on Thursday mornings at 9:00 AM in the Arts & Crafts room.

Bridge Club
Duplicate bridge meets at Wood Valley Mondays from 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM, Tuesdays from 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM, and Thursdays from 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM.

Disabled Veterans
Meets every Tuesday at Wood Valley Community Center from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM to assist disabled veterans with claims.

S.W.O.W. (Seniors Walking Off Weight)
Join us most mornings at 8:30 AM for interval walking.



The Senior Center is home to a travel group that visits an exciting variety of locales throughout the year.  CLICK HERE TO SEE CURRENT AND UPCOMING TRIPS.

Advisory Board Members:
Judy Baxter – 229-794-3082               
Brenda Edgerton – 904-653-2393
Beverly Pitchford – 229-244-7637    
Craig Sebring – 229-242-6417
Catherine Southall – 229-244-7545      
Mary Townsend – 229-242-7066

Questions?  Call any member of the advisory board or Steve Couch at 794-3075 or 561-0895.
Payments for trips may be made at meetings or they may be mailed to:
Steve Couch, 9265 Salem Church Road, Hahira, Georgia 31632