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Recreation opportunities for those baby boomer age and beyond!


Harrisonburg Parks and Recreation offers a variety of activities for adults age 50 and Wiser! From fitness and mind-body classes, creative learning and more, we strive to provide something for everybody. Keep active mentally, physically and socially by participating in one of our programs. Many of our programs take place at the Price Rotary Senior Center.  

*Many of the programs will be moving to the Lucy F. Simms Center and Community Activities Center while the Price Rotary Senior Center undergoes renovations.  Please make sure to check you activity location prior to attending.  

If you have questions, suggestions or would like to register for a program don't hesitate to contact Lynn Turner at 540-433-9168 or Lynn.Turner@harrisonburgva.gov.  

PDF[351KB] April to August 50 and Wiser Programs

PDF[656KB] December to March 50 and Wiser Programs





PickleballIndoor Pickleball

Come out to the Community Activities Center on Fridays from 6:00-9:00pm and Thursdays from 12:00-3:00pm (ends May 25) for pickleball.  Bring a friend, or come out to meet new players. All equipment is furnished or you can bring your own.  Please call 540-433-9168 a week in advance to ensure court space and equipment.  This is a free ongoing program.    

Outdoor Pickleball

Meet your friends for a few rousing games of pickleball at Morrison Park on Mondays and Wednesday from 5:00pm-Dark, and Saturdays from 8:00am-12:00pm.  Courts will be reserved.  



BowlingThursday Afternoon Bowling

Enjoy bowling in a relaxed atmosphere where fun is the name of the game.  Experienced or non-experienced bowlers are welcome.  Bowl for 16 weeks, with a party on the 17th week where prizes are awarded for a number of categories.  $9 per person, includes three games, shoes, and a ball.  No registration is required.  Next sign-up for teams is April 20 for the season that begins May 4.  This program takes place at Valley Lanes every Thursday from 1:00-3:00pm.