King Senior Center
King Senior CenterThere are regular weekly activities like Chi Kung, a relaxation exercise recommended by Dr. Oz for senior adults, or Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention, both led by David McMahon. Sometimes there is a blood pressure check by a health trained person before and after these class.
There are informational sessions on such issues as Senior Safety, Fire Safety, Health and Nutrition, or Care Planning. Also there are special events, such as the "The Fifth Saturday Summer Celebration" or the annual "Senior" Senior Prom". There were scheduled activities such as dance classes; art classes; practice dance sessions; card games and one on one computer classes. The first and third Friday nights are bluegrass/country music nights (first Friday Lonesome Journey third Friday Cranford Creek). The third Saturday Branded plays classic rock & roll, beach and country music.
There are several drop in activities such as local newspapers and magazines to read, a walking track, community garden/composter, games and Internet access. Information and referral services, document shredding, notary services and faxing services are other things available at the center.
There are volunteer opportunities available, from delivering Meals On Wheels, fixing a dessert to share or helping stuff envelopes. Also there is the King Senior Travel Club, a non profit organization, that meets every other month and goes on a trip every other month with the costs are kept as low as possible so more people can afford the trips. Please view the current month calendar for all of the available activities.
The King Senior Center is an extra-governmental facility affiliated with the City of King dedicated to providing services and opportunities to citizens 55 years and older and their families. It is publicly and privately funded and operates for all senior adults in the community, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin or disability. The King Senior Center exists to enrich the lives of seniors through programs and services that will improve their health and wellness, decrease their loneliness and isolation, and provide social, economic, and educational opportunities that will enhance their quality of life.
Enhancing the quality of life for senior adults through education, recreation and interaction with others.
- The telephone number for the King Senior Center is 336 983-0751.
- The King Senior Center is located in the lower level of Recreation Acres Community Building at 107 White Road in King. Please feel to call for directions to the center.