Lifelong Recreation (50+)

We offer a variety of activities for persons 50 years of age and older. Younger spouses are welcome to join. Adult-age children may accompany a parent on a space-available basis. If you are not on our mailing list and would like to receive a copy of the schedule, please call 785-587-2754.

All mail-in registrations are processed in the order they are received from the post office. Be sure to sign up and join in on the fun. Register online using Activity #130123.

Senior Trips

TripWalking LimitDateStart TimeEnd TimeCost
Arabia Steamboat
WWI Museum
3April 67:45 am5:30 pm$47
MTH Theater
Funny Girl
1April 139:30 am7 pm$50
The Buddy Holly Story
1May 58:30 am5:30 pm$60
Silver Flyer Bus
Russel Stover
2May 2911:30 am5 pm$65
Kansas State University Stadium Tour3July 139:30 am1 pm$20
NTR - Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat1July 218:30 am5:30 pm$60
Harvey House Lunch
Topeka Capitol Tour
4August 99 am6 pm$35
Royals & Legends
Overnight Trip
3August 17 & 187:30 amn/a$180

Walking Limit

  • 1: To and from the bus
  • 2: Moderate walking
  • 3: Majority of the trip is walking

Register online for Lifelong Recreation Trips - Summer trips will be open for registration March 25th.

Gym Walkers

Join us on an easy morning walk to start your day off right. Make new friends and get some exercise with Gym Walkers. Register with Activity #230123-02.

9 to 10 am | Weekdays | Peace Memorial City Auditorium | $5 per semester

Fitness with Enell

This class is a fitness and flexibility training program for older adults wanting to achieve a better quality of life through responsible, pain-free movement. Instructed by Enell Foerster.

Register with Activity #230123-01.

8:30 to 9:30 am | Monday, Wednesday & Friday | Riley County Senior Center | $42 per semester

Afternoon Pickleball

Pickleball is a fun sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn; also great for experienced players. Register with Activity #230123-03

2 to 4 pm | Monday, Wednesday &Friday | Peace Memorial City Auditorium | Free

Adult Pickleball Club

Pickle ball is a cross between tennis, table tennis and badminton. It is played with wooden paddles and a plastic wiffle ball. The object of the game is to hit the ball so that your opponent is unable to hit it back over the net. This is a free activity.

9 to 11:30 pm | Monday & Wednesday | Douglass Community Recreation Center Gym | Free

Douglass Community Recreation Center Annex Fitness Area

The fitness area at the Douglass Community Recreation Center Annex is complete with machine weights and cardio equipment. Call 587-2773 for a tour and orientation.

4 to 7 pm | Weekdays | Douglass Community Recreation Center Annex | 60+ Free

Senior Programs Refund Policy

A full refund is given if registration is canceled prior to one week before the start date. Partial refund is given if canceled between one week and 48 hours prior to start date. No refund is given if within 48 hours of start date.