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Senior Programs
Senior Programs
Almost one-fourth of Montgomery County's population is seniors. Many of them still work, many are very active, and many are in great health. That's why we have so many terrific activities for those aged 55-and-above. Gilded years? Phooey. Prime years.

 

Senior Program Information
Active Adult Activities Abound In Montgomery County!

There are many program opportunities for residents 55 and over. The Department offers everything from Arts & Humanities to Zumba classes and a plethora of activities in between. Services like Blood Pressure Screenings and Flu Shots are offered at numerous sites throughout the county. We hope this information will help guide you to find senior services to fit your needs and have a fulfilling life through recreation.

 

Five Senior Centers and thirteen 55+ Active Adult Programs


What is the difference between a Multiservice Senior Center and a 55+ Active Adult Program? Senior Centers meet 5 days a week, typically have many rooms to offer programs in and have more staff to service the varied programs. An Active Adult Program meets in a Community Center, two days per week, has fewer rooms available for activities and is staffed by a program director and a nutrition manager. Some programs offer a lunch program and limited curb-to-curb transportation. Call the individual center or program directly for more information.

 

 

Senior Centers

Damascus Senior Center
9701 Main Street
Damascus, MD 20874
240-777-8095

 

Holiday Park Senior Center
3950 Ferrara Drive
Wheaton, MD 20906
240-777-4999

 

Long Branch Senior Center
8700 Piney Branch Road
Silver Spring, MD 20901
240-777-6975

 

Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center
1000 Forest Glen Road
Silver Spring, MD 20901
240-777-8085

 

White Oak Senior Center
1700 April Lane, Silver Spring 20904
240-777-6944

 

55+ Active Adult Programs
Active Adult Locations and Program Information

 

Senior Fitness

Looking to get fit?

Check out our Senior Sneakers Exercise Membership, Indoor Walking Program or Adult Fitness Clinics.
Senior Sneakers Exercise Membership
Indoor Walking Program
Adult Fitness Clinics

 

 

Can I Still Exercise With Senior Fit and Senior Shape? YES!!!

 

 

Senior Fit

Senior Fit is a partnership with Holy Cross, Kaiser Permanente and Montgomery County Recreation. These free classes help participants to improve strength, endurance, and flexibility. Participants must have a doctor's permission note. Call 301-754-7895 for registration information.
Bauer Drive Community Recreation Center
Gwendolyn Coffield Community Recreation Center
Germantown Community Recreation Center
East County Community Recreation Center
Long Branch Senior Center
Mid-County Community Recreation Center
Marilyn J Prasiner Community Recreation Center
Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center
Wheaton Neighborhood Recreation Center

 

 

Senior Shape
Senior Shape is a partnership between Suburban Hospital and Montgomery County Recreation. These classes provide strength, flexibility, and aerobic exercise training. You must have a doctor's permission and there is a $30/every 3 months fee for Senior Shape. Please call Suburban Hospital at 301-896-3939 or the centers for more information.
Clara Barton Neighborhood Recreation Center
Potomac Community Recreation Center
Jane E. Lawton Community Recreation Center

 

Volunteer Opportunities
We can't do it without YOU!

There is a wide range of opportunities that you can involve yourself in whether it is sharing a talent and teach others, serving lunches, answering phones or helping people feel welcome. Find a place for yourself and serve others while being fulfilled yourself.

 

 


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We're here to help with any questions you may have. Just send us an email recreation.customerservice@montgomerycountymd.gov.