Senior Programs (Spring/Summer)

As the days get longer and the weather gets warmer, we are excited to offer a wide range of events and activities for adults this spring and summer. From fitness classes to outdoor recreation opportunities, our programs are designed to help you stay active and engaged all season long.

Health & Wellness

Visiting Nurse Service

Medicare Assistance - Free

Do you have questions about Medicare benefits or protecting yourself from Medicare fraud? Call us to schedule a one-on-one appointment with a volunteer SHIIP (Senior Health Insurance Information Program) counselor. This year-round program is offered through the State of Iowa. Counselors do not sell or promote any insurance companies, policies, or agents. USRC is a local sponsor site for SHIIP in Polk County.

Welcome to Medicare Seminar - Free

Are you going to be eligible for Medicare soon? Have you been on Medicare and want to better understand what it offers? This free, two-hour seminar is offered by SHIIP counselors. The program covers Medicare Part A and B benefits, the prescription drug benefit (Part D), Medicare Advantage plans, and Medicare supplement insurance. Monday, Apr 17, 5:30-7:30 PM. Registration Deadline: April 10

Health Clinic (Ages 55+) - Free

Monthly health service including: nail trim/foot care, blood sugar, and blood pressure testing. Appointments are free--this service is largely supported by grants. Donations are accepted and should be given directly to the EveryStep Nurse. Registration for April-June opens March 1 at 8 am. One appointment every three months, please. First & third Thursday of each month. Call 515-278-3907 to register.

Fitness Room (Ages 55+)

Cardio equipment is available on a first-come, first-served basis for use during our open hours for everyone 55 and over. There is no charge to use the fitness room, you just need an annual waiver on file. Equipment includes 2 treadmills, 3 NuSteps, a recumbent elliptical, and a recumbent bicycle.

Senior Group Fitness

The Urbandale Senior Recreation Center offers 29 fitness classes of varying styles and intensity levels each week. Our fitness classes are very popular, and we think we can safely say we have something for everyone. Some classes include: Chair Yoga, Cardio & Strength, Zumba Gold, Line Dance, Yoga, Seated Exercise, Tabata, Barre, Cardio Dance, Building Balance, and more. Please see the Urbandale Senior Recreation Center Newsletter for a listing of current class offerings.

Senior Indoor Sports & Recreation


Game Room

The USRC has a game room with 2 pool tables and one shuffleboard table, which are available for drop-in use on a first-come-first-served basis when the room is not in use for leagues or programming.

Drop-In Pickleball for Beginners (Ages 55+) - $3/person

2 Courts are available for drop-in play for beginner pickleball players. Balls and paddles are available or bring your own. Drop-In Pickleball runs through May 24. No pickleball on April 19, 25, and May 9. (Max 16). No registration is required.

  • Tuesdays through May 23, 1-3 pm
  • Wednesdays through May 24, 2-4 PM

Horse Collar Hangout (Shuffleboard) (Ages 55+) - Free

Horse Collar is a variation of shuffleboard that can be played with one or two-player teams. This is a high-scoring game where 51 points win. Some throws are worth as many as 13 and 26 points. Come find out how to play and spend some time playing with others. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Advance registrations are appreciated to help us plan snacks, but drop-ins are welcome! No need to stay the whole time, just come when you can. Register here.

Tai Chi Together (Ages 55+) - Free

Our Tai Chi Group meets every Monday morning for a group-guided practice of this low-impact series of gentle, flowing movements. This group welcomes people of all skill levels and experience to join their journey to better health through the art of Tai Chi. This is a drop-in program. Dates: Mondays, 8:30-9:15 AM. No registration needed.

Summer “Pool” Party (Ages 55+) - Free

Stop by on Fridays from 1:30-3:30 during the month of June for our version of a summer pool party. Join in on a game of pool with friends. We'll have music, refreshments, and fun! Advance registration is appreciated to help us plan snacks, but drop-ins are welcome! No need to stay the whole time, just come when you can. Dates: Fridays in June, 1:30-3:30 PM. Register here.

Outdoor Sports & Recreation

Bocce Ball

Learn to Play Bocce Ball (Ages 55+) - $5

If you've always wanted to learn how to play, this clinic is for you! We'll walk you through the rules of the game with instructions and demonstrations, followed by a few rounds of play. We hope after this class you'll want to join us for our league! (Min 4/Max 8). Dates: Friday, April 21, 1:30-2:30 PM. Registration Deadline: Apr 14.

Bocce League (Ages 55+) - $20

Teams of 4 will play a 6-week regular season, followed by a single-elimination tournament for the top 8 teams in the 7th week. No play on Monday, May 29. Games will be played on the hour between 9:30-4:30. Schedule will be sent to team captains one week prior to the start of the season. (Min 4 teams/Max 14 teams). Registration Deadline: April 24/April 25.

  • Mondays, May 8-June 26
  • Tuesdays, May 9-June 20

Learn to Play Pickleball (Ages 55+) - $20

Come learn the rules of the game and skills needed to get started playing one of the fastest growing sports. Pickleball paddles and balls will be available if needed. The class will be held at Walker Johnston Park Pickleball Courts. (Min 4/Max 24). Dates: Thursdays, April 27-May 18, 10:30-11:30 AM. Registration Deadline: April 20.

Over the Hill Hiking Series (Ages 55+) - Free

We'll meet at the trailhead of each hike before setting off together. Wear comfortable, protective footwear, bring water, sunscreen or a hat, and appropriate clothing. Let's get out there and start hiking! Meet-up information will be emailed 1-2 days prior to our hike. (Min 6/Max 15). Registration Deadline is 1 week prior to the first walking date.

  • Friday, April 28, 10:00 AM: Fort Des Moines Park
  • Friday, May 12, 10:00 AM: Jester Park
  • Friday, May 26, 10:00 AM: Easter Lake
  • Friday, June 9, 10:00 AM: Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge

Learn to Play Cornhole (Ages 55+) - $5

This one-hour workshop will teach you the basics of cornhole. You'll learn the rules, scoring, and strategies. There will be time to practice and you'll be ready to find a partner and join our league. (Min 4/Max 8). Friday, June 23, 1:30-2:30 PM. Registration Deadline: June 16

Cornhole (Bean Bag) League (Ages 55+) - $20

Teams of two will play a 6-week regular season, followed by a single-elimination tournament on the 7th week. Games will be played on the hour between 9:30-4:30. Schedule will be sent to team captains one week prior to the start of the season. (Min 4 teams/Max 14 teams). Mondays, July 10-August 21. Registration Deadline: June 26

Pickleball Doubles League (Ages 55+) - $20

We'll meet at the courts and have some fun playing pickleball! Games will be played on Thursdays. Bring your own paddles and balls, or check one out from the USRC for the season. Games will be played at 10:30 or 11:30. This 6-week league will be played at the Walker Johnston Pickleball Courts. (Min 4 teams/Max 16 teams). Thursdays, May 25-June 29, 10:30 AM-12:30 PM. Registration Deadline: May 18

Day Trips & Tours

Seniors sitting on a bench together

Dining Club (Ages 55+) - $12

Join us as we travel in a 15-passenger van all over central Iowa for amazing eats! We will visit those small-town, hole-in-the-wall restaurants we've all heard about, but never tried. Registration covers transportation. Please bring money for your meal. (Min 6/Max 12). Please limit one trip to a restaurant per person. Registration Deadline is 1 week prior to the trip.

  • The Hole Shebang, Mitchellville: Wednesday, March 22 or Wednesday, April 5, 10:30 AM
  • Lemon Grass, Adel: Wednesday, April 26 or Wednesday, May 10, 10:30 AM
  • Flight Bar & Grille, Huxley: Wednesday, May 24 or Wednesday, June 7, 10:30 AM

Iowa Cubs Ballgame (Ages 55+) - $8

We'll take you out to the ballgame! Watch the Iowa Cubs take on the Columbus Clippers at this 12:08 game. Registration covers tickets. A limited number of seats in our 15-passenger van are available for $12/person, please select when registering. Van will leave the USRC around 11:00 am. Bring money for food and souvenirs, and parking if you are driving yourself. (Min 15/Max 50). Wednesday, May 31, 12:00 PM. Registration Deadline: May 24

Berry/Apple Picking (Ages 55+) - $12

Join us for berry picking at the Berry Patch Farm in Nevada. Wear sturdy shoes and comfy clothes. Expect to crouch, reach, and kneel. Registration covers transportation in a 15-passenger van. Bring money for the fruit you pick and your lunch. Dates are weather dependent. Registration Deadline is 1 week prior to the trip.

  • Monday, June 12, 8:00 AM: Strawberry Picking, Lunch at Hickory Park
  • Monday, July 17, 8:00 AM: Blueberry Picking, Lunch at El Azteca
  • Monday, September 13. 8:00 AM: Apple/Raspberry Picking, Lunch at Great Plains Sauce & Dough

Candles & Brunch (Ages 55+) - $12

Come join us in making your very own custom-scented candle at Candle Bar DSM. Choose from a variety of candle sizes, styles, and an entire wall of different scents to design the perfect fragrance for your home this season! While our candles are solidifying, we will enjoy a tasty meal at St. Kilda where they serve breakfast & lunch until 3, so why not call it brunch?! Registration covers transportation. Please bring money for your meal and candles. (Min 6/Max 12). Wednesday, June 22, 10:30 AM. Registration Deadline: June 15.

A Day at the Field of Dreams (Ages 55+) - $89

This bus trip will deliver you back in time to the Field of Dreams in Dyersville, Iowa. We'll be able to step on the field, visit the If You Build It Museum, and have a tour of the house from the movie. Please bring money for lunch. We'll eat at the field where concession-type items are available. Registration covers transportation, tours, admissions, and gratuities. Refunds are not available for cancellations after June 21. (Min 35/Max 50). Wednesday, July 12, 6:45 AM-6:45 PM. Registration Deadline: June 21.

Classic Oldies Lunch Cruise (Ages 55+) - $119

Board a bus on dry land and we'll get you safely to the port to cruise down the Mississippi on the Classic Oldies Lunch Cruise on the Celebration Belle. While you’re cruising down the Mississippi, just sit back and reminisce to the songs that bring back all the memories of the Juke Box era--the magical songs that made the 50s and 60s the era to remember. Enjoy a show with the Oldies coming to life once again. Imagine Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash, Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis, and a whole cast of others. Oh--and of course a little Elvis. This is a must-see Classic Oldies show cruise! Registration covers transportation, cruise tickets, lunch, and gratuities. Bring money if you want to visit the gift shop. Refunds are not available for cancellations after July 10. (Min 35/Max 50). Thursday, August 10: 7 AM - 6 PM. Registration Deadline: July 10

Special Events


Bingo (Ages 55+) - $1

Join us for exciting bingo action! It's $1 to register for 10 rounds. Each round, you can play up to 2 cards at $0.10 per card. All dimes played each round go into that round's jackpot. (Min 12/Max 50). Registration Deadline is encouraged prior to Bingo, but walk-ins are welcome.

  • Thursday, April 12, 1-2:30 PM
  • Thursday, June 8, 1-2:30 PM

Meet the Composer: James Kellerman (Ages 55+) - Free

From creating songs at the piano as a child to inspiring audiences of all types, James Kellerman has looked for and found the healing qualities of music. A student of saxophone, flute, clarinet, and composition, James received his Bachelor of Music Composition degree. Since 1997, he has been making his living as a performer, composer, educator, and recording artist. Beyond performing, James has released an award-winning cd, teaches workshops, and continues to share his love of music across the country. Come hear about his journey with music and learn about his background and how it has helped him create music as a composer. Tuesday, May 9, 1-2 PM. Registration Deadline: May 2

Minute to Win it! (Ages 55+) - $8

Grab a partner and join us for this fun-filled afternoon of entertainment. Compete against other teams in various 1-minute challenges. The 3 top-scoring teams will leave with great prizes and bragging rights. Friday, May 19, 1-3 PM. Registration Deadline: May 12.

Ice Cream Social

Stop by for ice cream and time with friends. No need to register--this is a drop-in program. Tuesday, May 30, 1 PM. No registration required.

Summer Performance Series (All ages) - Free

Holiday Band

All ages are welcome for our Summer Concert Series. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to enjoy this free concert series. No registration needed.

The Rivieras

Tuesday, May 23, 6:30-8 PM @ Charles Gabus Memorial Tree Park


Tuesday, June 20, 6:30-8 PM @ Lions Park

Opus Taylor

Tuesday, July 11, 6:30-8 PM @ Walnut Creek Regional Park

Black Dirt Ramblers

Tuesday, August 8, 6:30-8 PM @ Charles Gabus Memorial Tree Park

Social Programs

Senior Ice Cream Social

Timely Talkers (Ages 55+) - Free

Join this discussion group for some lively conversation on a variety of topics including current events, personal experiences, and local news. Everyone is welcome! Tuesdays, 10:30-12 PM. No registration required.

Bookies Book Club (Ages 55+) - Free

Grab a copy of the monthly title from any public library or bookstore, and get ready to discuss them with your fellow book club members. This is a drop-in program. Please check with staff for each month's book selections. Third Wednesday of the month, 10-11:30 AM. No registration required.

Music Mixer (Ages 55+) - Free

Come with your instrument and find some friends to play with, or just listen to others share their talents. This new drop-in program brightens the Center atmosphere and we welcome new participants. Tuesdays, 1-2 PM. No registration required.

Podcasts & Pizza (Ages 55+) - Free

Come listen to a podcast once a week over pizza, and stick around for further discussion if you'd like! It's not necessary to attend every week, so if you are out of town once or twice, you can still enjoy the weeks you are here! (Min 4/Max 20). Registration Deadline: March 28/May 16

  • Tuesdays, April 4-May 2, 11:30 AM-12:45 PM: Here's Where It Gets Interesting: How Women Won WWII
  • Tuesdays, May 23-June 13, 11:30 AM-12:30 PM: Wondery's American History Tellers: Presidential Assassinations

First Friday Monthly Meal (Ages 55+)

Join us on the first Friday of each month for a hot meal, coffee, and good company. We'll start in April with BBQ grilled chicken breast, mashed potatoes, green beans and a dinner roll! Check with the office in April for the menu for future months. (Min 12/Max 100). First Friday of the Month, 12-1 PM. Registration Deadline is 1 week prior to the meal.


People enjoying an educational lecture

Lunch & Learn (Ages 55+) - Free Education, $5 Lunch

Each month a different presentation is offered. The education is free and an optional boxed sandwich meal is $5. Please indicate if you are ordering lunch when you register. (Min 10/Max 50)

March: Lewis & Clark

Tracing the 1803 course from Pennsylvania Missouri, hear about the background of the many “players” of the expedition and be exposed to the many firsts that occurred in Iowa, the true peril of this journey, and the return of Lewis and Clark to civilization at journey’s end. Friday, March 24, 12:30-1:30 PM. Registration Deadline: March 17.

April: Home Safety Assessments/Modifications

Join Sydney Marshman from Happy at Home Consulting to learn about how you can make your home safer as you age. Sydney will review the CAPABLE program through the Iowa Department of Aging and other similar resources to help assess your home's safety and modifications you may want to consider. Wednesday, April 12, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM. Registration Deadline: April 5

May: Iowa Lions Eye Bank

Iowa Lions Eye Bank is a non-profit service organization (affiliated with the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics) dedicated to the restoration and preservation of sight through the recovery, processing and distribution of human ocular tissue for transplantation and research, primarily in Iowa, but also throughout the world. Friday, May 12, 12-1 PM. Registration Deadline: May 5

June: Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body

Join the Alzheimer's Association of Central Iowa's staff to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity, and social engagement while using hands-on tools to help incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging. Friday, June 9, 12-1 PM. Registration Deadline: June 2.

Birds of Spring (Ages 55+) - Free

The sounds of spring are in the air! Join PCC Naturalist Heidi Anderson for a presentation on which birds are the first to return in the spring and which birds we can expect to see soon! We’ll discuss how birds know when to migrate and why Iowa is a hot spot for migrating birds. Monday, Apr 3, 2-3 PM. Registration Deadline: March 27.

Generation Rx (Ages 55+) - Free

Prescription medications can help us live longer and healthier lives, but any medication has the potential to do harm. Misuse of prescription medications is one of our country’s most pressing public health problems, with adverse drug events being a significant issue for older adults. Learn how to decrease your risk. This program includes activities that focus on safe medication practices and time for questions and answers. (Min 8/Max 50). Monday, April 10, 2-3 PM. Registration Deadline: April 3.

AARP Smart Drivers Course (Ages 55+) - $25

Learn defensive driving techniques, new traffic laws, rules of the road, and more in this 4-hour course. Find out how to adjust your driving to age-related changes in vision, hearing, and reaction time. Auto insurance companies in many states provide a discount to graduates! (Consult your agent). Please bring payment to class to pay the AARP instructor directly. *$5 discount for AARP members (Min 6/Max 12). Registration deadline is one week prior to class.

  • Friday, April 7, 8:30 AM-12:30 PM
  • Friday, June 2, 8:30 AM-12:30 PM

Gardening with Marcia (Ages 55+) - Free

Our gardening expert will take us through several different classes and experiences this summer. We hope you'll join us! (Min 6/Max 50). Registration deadline is one week prior to the program.

  • Wednesday, April 19, 2-3 PM: Waking Up Your Garden
  • Wednesday, May 3, 2-3 PM: Piney Ridge Greenhouse Tour (meet at Piney Ridge)

How to Prevent Falls (Ages 55+) - Free

Did you know that falls are the leading cause of injury for seniors, and that most falls happen in the home? Join the Urbandale Fire Department to discuss fall prevention and safety. Tuesday, June 27, 1:30-2:30 PM. Registration Deadline: June 20


Senior Technology Help Learning Something New

iPhone and iPad Photos (Ages 55+) - $5

Learn how the camera and photo apps work on your Apple devices. Get an overview of how to take, edit, and organize photos on your iPhone or iPad. (Min 6/Max 50). Monday, May 8, 9:30-11:30 AM. Registration Deadline: May 1

Safe Email Practices (Ages 55+) - $5

In this class, we’ll cover how to keep yourself safe when using email. Learn how to spot scams and avoid viruses. (Min 6/Max 12). Monday, May 22, 9:30-10:30 AM. Registration Deadline: May 15

iUsing the Calendar App (Ages 55+) - $5

We know you've got a lot going on in your busy life. Learn to utilize your phone's calendar app and features to keep your schedule organized in this one-hour class. (Min 6/Max 12). Monday, June 5, 9:30-11:30 AM. Registration Deadline: May29

True or False: Detecting Misinformation Online (Ages 55+) - $5

Misinformation is everywhere online. Learn to be a smart consumer on the internet by learning these sleuth skills. Find out how to determine the source, fact check, and stop yourself from sharing false information. (Min 6/Max 12). Monday, June 19, 9:30-10:30 AM. Registration Deadline: June 12

One-on-One Tech Assistance Sessions (Ages 55+) - Free

Looking for a little help with your phone, tablet, or computer? Need tips on managing your email inbox? Struggling with a new app on your phone? Waukee High School students will be available for one-on-one assistance with your tech questions. To sign up, please give us a call in the office. Thursday afternoons, March 2-May 18, 1:30 or 2:00 PM. Call 515-278-3907 to register.

Computer, Internet, & Printing Services (Ages 55+) 

Desktops, laptops, and iPads are available for use in the building during our business hours. Wireless printing services are available for public use. Black & white copies/prints are $0.10 per sheet. 

Arts & Crafts

Art Supplies

Dress A Girl (Ages 55+) - Free

Make dresses that are delivered worldwide to girls who are in need to show them they are loved. We welcome anyone interested to work at the center, or take kits home to return completed. During these sessions, we cut, prep, and package kits--no sewing experience is needed. This is a drop-in program. Third Friday of the month, 9-11:30 AM. No registration is required.

Needlers Group (Ages 55+) - Free

This drop-in, thread-craft group gets together to work on knitting, crocheting, or cross-stitch projects with a side of socialization. Share ideas or techniques--all skill levels welcome. Wednesdays, 12:30-2:30 PM. No registration is required.

JOPPA Mat Service Project (Ages 55+) - Free

Once a week, our crafty crew gets together to crochet plastic mats for JOPPA (a local organization serving those experiencing homelessness) and they welcome more help! This is a drop-in program. Thursdays 9 AM-12 PM. No registration required.

Soapmaking (Ages 55+) - $20

Alex from ByWysteria will be teaching us the ways to Melt & Pour soap! With your pick of fragrances, colors, and even dried flowers, you will be making around 1.5 pounds of soap to bring home and enjoy, or share! (Min 6/Max 12). Monday, March 27, 1-3 PM. Registration Deadline: March 20.

Cookie Decorating (Ages 55+) - $15

Decorate spring cookies in celebration of May Day and take home a plate of your own. Kim will be teaching and providing all the materials so you get to relax and enjoy learning how to decorate your own sugar cookies while experimenting with different techniques! Monday, May 1, 1-3 PM. Registration Deadline: April 24.

Make Your Own Memorial Cemetery Cones (Ages 55+) - $25

In this workshop you will make two memorial cones with artificial flowers. Choose your own colors, ribbons, and accents to personalize in memory of your loved ones. You can always spot a plethora of these flower arrangements decorating cemeteries every Memorial Day. Registration fee covers the first 2 cones. Additional cones can be added for $10 each when you register. Friday, May 5, 1-3 PM. Registration Deadline: April 28.

Macramé (Ages 55+) - $40

In this three-week course, Molly will teach macramé basics and help you create 3 wall hangings to take home. We will explore macramé knots, tassels, pom poms, leaves, and dying. The first two classes will have step-by-step instructions as you create two pieces of your own. By the third week, you will have a chance to tie all of your skills together and create a wall hanging of your own imagination! (Min 6/Max 12). Thursday, May 11-25, 1-3 PM. Registration Deadline: May 4.

Bow Making: America the Beautiful (Ages 55+) - $15

Kim will teach us how to make decorative bows and provide the special tools you can take home after the class. We will be creating your own red, white, and blue bows to design the perfect décor for Flag Day and the Fourth of July this summer! (Min 6/Max 12). Monday, June 5, 1-3 PM. Registration Deadline: April 24.

Cardmaking with Joyce (Ages 55+) - $12

Join Joyce for this fun crafting class! You will complete four different cards including a birthday card, "Get Well Soon" card, and some summer designs too. We will have many extra supplies available for you to personalize your cards during class too! (Min 6/Max 12). Monday, June 12, 2-3 PM. Registration Deadline: June 5.

Painted Garden Stones (Ages 55+) - $9

Come and join others to create a set of painted garden stones to decorate your favorite green space! Leave your rocks at the center to dry and we will add the sealant for you. Stop in the next day to pick up your finished project to take home! Monday, June 26, 3-4 PM. Registration Deadline: June 19.

Polymer Clay Workshop (Ages 55+) - $15

Learn how to work with polymer clay and choose your preferred projects. Create a keychain, magnet, or earrings. The first session we'll work on creating our projects, and during the second session, we'll finish and assemble the pieces. (Min 6/Max 12). Monday, July 10, 1-3 PM. Registration Deadline: July 3.

Volunteer Opportunities

Uplift Volunteers at 2022 event

UCAN Summer Volunteer Opportunities (Ages 55+) - Free

Join Laura from the Urbandale Community Action Network (UCAN) to learn about their volunteer opportunities in the Summer months. UCAN is a local non-profit that serves youth, families, and seniors in Urbandale through citizen volunteer efforts. Programs include supporting Metro West's graduation ceremony, a lunch service program, and food rescue operations. Tuesday, April 25, 12:30-1:30 PM. Registration Deadline: April 18.

Meals from the Heartland (Ages 55+) - Free

Join our group on May 16 as we head to Meals from the Heartland to package meals for a 2-hour volunteer shift. You can drive yourself, or join us in our 15-passenger van. Please note which transportation you will be taking when you register. Meals from the Heartland provides packaged meals to the hungry both in Iowa and around the world, distributing almost 14 million meals last year. The packaging shift lasts from 9:30-11:30 am. Transportation will load from the USRC at 9 am and return by noon. Tuesday, May 16, 9:30-11:30 AM. Registration Deadline: May 1.

Garden Group

If you would like to help maintain the garden, you can register to be a part of the garden group. We'll send you emails with opportunities to help out throughout the year.

Cards & Games

Senior Board Games

Love Puzzles? The USRC has a small library of puzzles are available for you to borrow. Puzzles range from 300-2500 pieces. Take what you would like and bring it back when finished. Take your time--no due dates to bring it back. At this time, our shelves are full and we are not in need of any donated puzzles.

Monthly Game Day (Ages 55+) - Free

If you enjoy cards, games, or puzzles, you'll love this new program. Once a month, we'll plan to host a certain style of cards or games. Plan to bring your friends and enjoy a cup of coffee, cookies, and a few fun games. Advance registrations are appreciated to help us plan snacks, but drop-ins are welcome! No need to stay the whole time, just come when you're able. No registration required.

  • Thursday, March 23, 1-3 PM: Skip-Bo
  • Thursday, April 27, 1-3 PM: Pinochle
  • Thursday, May 25, 1-3 PM: Sequence
  • Thursday, June 22, 1-3 PM: Dominoes

Table Game Day (Ages 55+) - Free

This event is a great way to spend the afternoon with friends. Tables can be booked in advance for groups. Individuals can also register to play with others. Bring your Mahjongg group, your 500 friends, or your best Bridge brigade. We'll also have board games and puzzles. Appetizers and drinks will be provided throughout the afternoon. Please register in advance so we have space saved for you! This program is supported in memory of Duane Haynes, a former member and card player. Friday, March 31, 12-4 PM. Registration is optional.

500 Group (Ages 55+) - Free

Do you enjoy the card game 500? Are you interested in learning a new group card game? Stop in and join our 500 groups every Wednesday afternoon. Wednesdays, 12:30-3 PM. No registration required.

Mahjongg Group (Ages 55+) - Free

Join our group of Mahjongg players for this fun game. This group is best suited for those who have played before. Tuesdays, 9:30-11 AM and Thursdays, 12:30-3 PM. No registration required.

Bridge Group (Ages 55+) - Free

Contract bridge is a trick-taking card game using a standard 52-card deck. It is played with four players in two competing partnerships, with partners sitting opposite sides of the table. This group is best suited for those who have played before. Mondays, 9 AM-12 PM. No registration required.

Cribbage Group (Ages 55+) - Free

Are you crazy about cribbage? Join us every Tuesday afternoon to practice your skills and meet new players. No registration required. Tuesdays, 1-3 PM. 

Get Involved

Zumba class at Senior Center

New Member Orientation (Ages 55+) - Free

If you’re new to the USRC, or are considering registering for programs, would like more information on what is offered and how to get started, drop by during one of the following times for a brief tour and time to ask questions with USRC staff. No registration is needed–meet in the lobby at 10:30 am. No registration required.

  • Second Wednesday of every month, 10:30-11:00 AM

Planning Committee

The USRC Planning Committee meets 6 times per year to provide ideas, input, and feedback on the programs and services offered at the USRC. The Planning Committee welcomes involvement of all members. We'd love to have you join us for a meeting! No registration required.

  • Tuesday, April 18, 2-3 PM
  • Tuesday, June 20, 2-3 PM