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
KC Ballet-The Nutcracker
1December 8
8 a.m.
6:30 p.m.$75
Kansas City Ballet's annual tradition, The Nutcracker, continues to awe audiences year after year, and is hailed as "positively oozing charm" by The Washington Post.  The classic, Victorian-era story by E.T.A. Hoffman featuring Clara, the Nutcracker Prince, Dr. Drosselmeier and the Sugar Plum Fairy is a magical theatrical experience wrapped with exquisite costumes, grand sets and captivating choreography. Price includes transportation, tickets and lunch before the show.

Manhattan Light Tour
1December 15
5:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.$25
(Manhattan, KS) We will be traveling around Manhattan looking at Christmas decorations and lights.  Price includes transportation and dinner.
Salina Theatre - Every Brilliant Thing1January 511:30 a.m.5 p.m.$55

Columbian Theatre - Dueling Pianos1January 175 p.m.9:30 p.m.$50

NTR - The Adventures of Robin Hood1February 28:30 a.m.5 p.m.$65

Kansas City Ballet - Swan Lake1February 2311 a.m.7 p.m.$100

Uncorked Inspiration1March 132:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.$35

Sea Life Kansas City Aquarium3March 247:30 a.m.3:30 p.m.$40

NTR - Church Basement Ladies1April 128:30 a.m.5 p.m.$65

MAC - The Sound of Music1April 255:45 p.m.10:15 p.m.$40

Walking Limit

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

Register online for Lifelong Recreation Trips - Autumn/Winter trips are open for registration.

Winter Walk

Join us on an easy morning walk to start your day off right. Make new friends and get some exercise with Winter Walk. Register with Activity #330123-04.

9:30 to 10:30 am | Weekdays | Peace Memorial City Auditorium | FREE

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 #330123-03.

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 #330123-02.

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.