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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[656KB] December to March 50 and Wiser Programs





PickleballWinter Afternoon Pickleball

Come out to the Community Activities Center on Tuesdays from 12:30-3:00pm and Thursdays from 12:00-3:00pm 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.  This program resumes on September 8.   

Beginner Pickleball

Come out and learn this great game in the auditorium at the Lucy Simms Center.  We will furnish the equipment. This is a free program schedule to meet on January 8 from 1:00pm-3:00pm.   

Sunday Afternoon Pickleball

Come inside for a few afternoons of pickleball this winter.  We will furnish all equipment.  This program will meet on Sundays in the auditorium at the Lucy Simms Center from 1:00pm-4:00pm between January 15-February 19.



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 January 5.  This program takes place at Valley Lanes every Thursday from 1:00-3:00pm.