Older Adult Programs and Activities

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Overview

The city offers many activities for those age 55 and better to keep minds sharp and bodies active. Browse through the sections above to see a variety of classes, programs and activities offered. Most activities are offered at the Clements Community Center or the city's Recreation Centers.

Register Directly for programs

If you have your activity code, register now.

Request Transportation

Need a ride? The city offers a Lakewood Rides service.

Aquatics

Aqua Fitness 

A great low-impact fitness option, the city offers aqua fitness classes throughout the year at both indoor and outdoor pool locations.

View Aqua Fitness Information

Computers and Technology

Technology skills are becoming even more important in modern communication. Learn the basics of smart phones, computers and much more with our technology classes.

Browse all Technology Classes

Dance

Register for any of the dance activities listed below. The city also offers Saturday night dances.

Ballroom Belly Dance Cardio Western 

 

Fitness and Wellness

From yoga to personal training, a variety of fitness services are held in our recreation centers.

The Clements Community Center also houses older adult nutrition programs and SilverSneakers activities.

Balance and Strength Brain Gym General Admission Classes QiGong
Tai Chi  Yoga Personal Training Nutrition Program

 

Senior Memberships

Senior memberships give great perks to encourage older adults to stay active.

Fitness activities take place in the recreation centers and in the Clements Community Center. View the fitness calendar and Clements calendar to browse offerings.

Types of Memberships 

 
SilverSneakers

The Tivity Health SilverSneakers Fitness Program is specifically designed to encourage eligible members to increase their level of activity and motivate them to continue to be active. If you are Medicare-eligible, check with your healthcare provider to see if your plan qualifies you.

Senior All Access

This fitness and wellness program is designed for adults ages 62 and up.
Cost one person: Annual pass is $280, 3-month pass is $130
Cost household: Annual pass for two people in a household is $500.
Membership can be paid in monthly installments. 

Silver&Fit

Silver&Fit is designed specifically to help older adults achieve better health through regular exercise and health education. It is provided by American Specialty Health Fitness, Inc., a subsidiary of American Specialty Health Incorporated. If you are Medicare eligible, check with your healthcare provider to see if your plan qualifies you.

Benefits

  1. Free admission to all four recreation centers.
  2. Free general admission classes designed for you, no matter your fitness level.
  3. Free admission to most aqua fitness classes
  4. 20 percent discount on LesMills and all registration fitness classes.

 

Drop-In and Free Activities

All activities are held at the Clements Community Center unless otherwise noted.

Drop-in activities require a payment of $2 for each meeting or the purchase of a pass holder card for a fee of $30/$35 nonresident. No fees for SilverSneakers members.

Free Activities

HORSESHOE PITS

The Clements Community Center has two horseshoe pits ready for action. Shoe rental is free.
See the front desk to check out the equipment.

Lounge Activities

The free senior lounge located in Clements Community Center is always open for friendly board games or cards. Work on a needlecraft project or a jigsaw puzzle. A lending library of books and magazines is available as well as vending machines.  

Monday Afternoon Movies

Join us at 1 p.m. on the second and fourth Mondays of the month at the Clements Community Center.
View the movie schedule by visiting the Clements Activity Calendar.

SEWING GROUP

This group makes items for nursing homes such as adult clothing protectors, walker bags and lap robes, plus layette items such as receiving blankets, gowns and pajamas. Donations of fabric and yarn are welcome.
Meets every Tuesday except holidays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. For more information, call Arlene at 303-986-7921

Drop-In Activities  

CLEMENTS MENS CLUB

Men over age 55 are cordially invited to attend weekly meetings where fellowship and helping the community are important. Drop in and meet some new friends! Meets every Monday except holidays, 9-11 a.m.

Duplicate Bridge*

Drop-in with your partner for an afternoon of duplicate bridge. You must have a partner to play!
Meets every Wednesday except holidays, 11:45 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

*The fee for this program is $3.

Friday Afternoon Social Bridge

Contract bridge is played with a change of partners every four hands. You will meet a host of new friends with a strong common bond: the game of bridge. No partner necessary. Passholder card of a $2 drop-in fee is required. Beverages will be provided for a donation.
Meets every Friday except holidays, Noon-3:30 p.m.

MahJONG

Experienced players are invited to come to play this ancient game. Meets every Monday except holidays, Noon-4 p.m.

Needlecraft social

If you like to do handwork, share time with others and enjoy a comfortable and friendly atmosphere, please join us on Wednesday mornings.
We cross-stitch, crochet, knit and tat.  Meets every Wednesday except holidays, 9-11:30 a.m.

RADIO CLUB

Come join other amateur radio enthusiasts for a weekly discussion. Meets every Monday except holidays, 9-11 a.m.

Sidepockets/Billiards

Everyone age 55 and older is welcome to drop in for a game of billiards

Fee: $2 per day, $15 monthly pass, $60 annual pass (free for SilverSneakers® members)
Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday

Table Tennis

Follow the bouncing ball to a friendly game of table tennis. All experience levels are welcome.
Meets every Wednesday except holidays, 1-4 p.m. and Fridays except holidays, 1-3 p.m.

 

Outdoor Recreation

The city offers outdoor group activities and programs based on time of year. Follow the links below to register for programs. 

In the event of inclement weather, please call the weather hotline at 303-987-4831.

Skiing and Snowshoeing

Thursday Walks in the Woods

 Moderate and Upper Level Hikes  

 

Sports

Sport Leagues

Senior Softball
Details and Registration 

Senior Volleyball
Details and Registration

If you have questions regarding senior sports, contact Sports Programmer Eric Gavinski at erigav@lakewood.org or 303-987-4806.

PicklebalL

To learn more about pickleball, including court locations and schedules, visit the city's pickleball page.

Travel

Get out and about with other older adults and leave the planning to us.

Enjoy concerts, plays, scenic tours, museums, casinos and more with the Clements Community Center travel program.

View Upcoming Trips

Receive the Latest Travel Updates

The city's 24-hour travel hotline is always updated with newly-scheduled trips. Call 303-987-7011 for the latest info.