The Carrollton Senior Center is located at 220 West Avenue and is open daily, Monday through Friday, 8am-4pm. Each day at noon, lunch is served to members at a fee of $2 for ages 60 and over, $3.50 for ages 55 to 59. You must sign up for lunch by 10:30am each day. An annual fee of $20 (renewed every July) is required and covers all programs unless otherwise noted. You can pick up a copy of the monthly activity calendar at the center.

Meetings & Resources

Kinship Care Program

Sep 6, Oct 4, Nov 1, Dec 6, Jan 3, Feb 7
Fri 10 – 12pm
Carrollton Senior Center

Kinship Care is a program for relatives raising grandchildren. Assistance finding resources and information in the community is provided. Support groups are also available for grandparents raising grandchildren to come together and share and remind them they are not alone.
Age: 55+

FREE with Senior Center Membership


AARP Meeting

Sep 24, Oct 22, Nov 12, Dec 10, Jan 28, Feb 25
Tue 2- 4pm
Carrollton Senior Center

For more than 60 years, AARP has been dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for individuals 50 and older. Our monthly meetings assist our members in lifestyle planning and personal wellbeing. The community speakers identify social, physical, economic and intellectual needs of seniors in our area. Come join in with us! Some months, meetings are held at local senior living facilities. Call ahead to verify date, location and time. $6 yearly fee to Carrollton AARP.
Age: 50+

FREE with AARP membership


Computer Lab

Sep 3-Feb 28
Mon – Fri 8 – 4pm
Carrollton Senior Center Computer Room

Don’t be intimidated by technology. The Senior Center has 7 newer computers and we want you to learn how to surf the net, set up a FaceBook page, type a letter, play solitaire or any other thing you come up with. We have a volunteer that will work with you at various times. You are never too old to learn how to use a computer.
Age: 55+

FREE with Senior Center Membership


Social Activities & Groups

Billiards

Sep 3-Feb 28
Mon-Fri 8am-4pm
Carrollton Senior Center Billiards Room

Join in on the fun in the Billiards Room. Even if you haven’t played in a while you can improve your skills through practice and friendly competition against other seniors. We also hold tournaments during the year. There are 4 billiards tables. This program is free with Senior Center yearly membership.
Age: 55+

FREE with Senior Center Membership


Fun Bridge

Sep 6-Feb 28
Fri 1-4pm
Carrollton Senior Center Card Room

Enjoy playing bridge but don’t want to play in a competitive league? Been awhile since you have played and you need to brush up on your skills? Fun Bridge is just for you. Enjoy the game along with other seniors in the card room at the Senior Center.
Age: 55+

FREE with Senior Center Membership


Bi-monthly Adult Dance

Second & fourth Friday of each month
7:30-10:30pm
WPA Center

Put on your dancing shoes and come dance the night away the 2nd and 4th Friday nights of each month at the WPA Center. It’s a great way to get some exercise and spend time with friends. Seniors come from all around to enjoy the Danny Mote Band as they perform for the crowd. Attendees are encouraged to bring snacks to share, but it’s not required.
Age: 55+

$7


Line Dancing

Sep 3 – Feb 27
Beginner: Tue 9:30-10:30am
Intermediate: Tue 10:30-11:30am
Advanced: Thu 9:30 – 11:30 am
East Carrollton Hospitality Room
The West Georgia Silver Liners practice on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Hospitality Room at the East Carrollton Gym. Line dancing gives the seniors the opportunity to get some fun exercise, socialize and build self-esteem. The Silver Liners go out into the community on a monthly basis to perform in nursing homes, assisted living facilities, senior centers and community events to show off their abilities and routines.
Age: 55+

FREE with Senior Center Membership


Joyful Noise Gospel Group

Sep 3-Feb 25
Tue 10am
Carrollton Senior Center TV Room

Joyful Noise Gospel Group singers get together every Tuesday morning at 10 am to practice. Each one uses his/her love of music and singing to entertain other seniors. Even though they sing a lot of gospel songs, they also learn other types of music that fit into the holiday seasons. This group sings monthly for the birthday party at the Senior Center but they also go out into the community to sing.
Age: 55+

FREE with Senior Center Membership


Fourth Friday Fishers

Sep 27 and Oct 25
Fri 8:15-11:45am
Local Area Lakes

Join us as we visit local Carroll County lakes and catch a variety of fish. Make sure to bring everything you need to fish as all we supply is the transportation to and from the lake.
Age: 55+

FREE with Senior Center Membership


Senior Walking Club

Sep 5-Feb 27
Thu 6:30pm
University of West GA track

Walking has many benefits, especially for senior adults. It can improve heart health, lower blood sugar, reduce pain of some chronic illnesses and boost mental health. It is great exercise and it’s free. The Senior Walking Club meets at the University of West Georgia track. This program is free with Senior Center yearly membership.
Age: 55+

FREE with Senior Center Membership


Silver Spokes Bike Riding Group

Sep 5-Feb 27
Thu 2pm
Location changes each week

Cycling is a healthy, low-impact exercise that can be enjoyed by people of all ages, especially senior adults. It is also fun, cheap and a great muscle workout. It is good for strength and stamina and you can make it as intense or easy as you want and increase at your own pace. Join this group and have fun riding through various local areas with your friends. The group changes the location each week. You MUST bring your own bike.
Age: 55+

FREE with Senior Center Membership


UWG Silver Wolves

Get in on the fun of local college sports with the Carrollton Senior Center Silver Wolves. We take a group to one football game (includes tailgating before the game), one basketball game and one baseball game at the University of West Georgia each year. Dates haven’t been decided yet, call us to get more information and get your name on the list. Entrance into these games is free for our Silver Wolves.
Saturday, October 5
UWG vs Shorter
Leave at 9am. Free registration at the office.

FREE with Senior Center Membership


Classes

AARP Smart Driver Course

Oct 17, Jan 9, Apr 9
Thu 9:00-3:30pm
Stallings Center

Take the AARP SMART Driver classroom course and you could save money on your car insurance. Refresh your driving skills and knowledge of the rules of the road. Learn techniques for handling left turns, right-of-way, roundabouts and more. Discover proven driving methods to help keep you and your loved ones safe on the road. The class was designed for drivers over 50 but contains information that will be valuable for drivers of all ages. Please arrive by 8:30 am. Class will begin promptly at 9:00 am.
Age: 14+

$20/$15 AARP Member


Art & Painting Class

Sept 4- Feb 26
Wed 9:30-11:30am
Carrollton Senior Center Art Room

This class provides art, crafts and painting instruction for senior adults. Participants are challenged to be creative and to try new ideas and projects. Seniors are encouraged to never put a limit on their abilities and strive to do something bigger and better. Everyone is urged to get involved — skill level doesn’t apply in this class. Class is for Senior Center members only and you MUST bring your own supplies.
Age: 55+
Instructor: John Beckvermit

FREE with Senior Center Membership


Beginning Crochet

Sep 5-Feb 27
Thu 10am
Carrollton Senior Center

It’s never too late to learn something new. Crocheting can help improve seniors’ emotional wellbeing, improve cognitive and physical abilities and enhance quality of life. You MUST provide your own supplies.
Age: 55+

FREE with Senior Center Membership


Leather Crafting

Sep 5-Feb 27
Thu 9:30-11:30am
Carrollton Senior Center Art Room

Leather crafting lets seniors be creative by carving leather into art or wearable art. Participants share ideas and encourage one another to try new techniques. Beginners as well as skilled artists participate in this free class. You MUST bring your own supplies.
Age: 55+

FREE with Senior Center Membership


Nice & Easy Aerobics, Standing and Floor

Aug 2- Sept 30, Oct 2-Nov 27, Dec 2-Jan 31, Feb 3-Mar 30
Mon, Wed, Fri 11am
Bonner Building Aerobics Room

Designed to help seniors stay active and healthy, Nice and Easy Aerobics is taught by instructor Rose Dufour in the Bonner Building. Exercises are geared toward the ability of senior adults. Not only do the seniors get a great workout in this one-hour class, they get to do it with friends.
Age: 55+

$20 per 2-month session


Senior Water Aerobics

Aug 2-Sep 30, Oct 2-Nov 27, Dec 2-Jan 31, Feb 3-Mar 30
Mon, Wed, Fri 2-3pm
Lakeshore Natatorium

Stay active and healthy with Senior Water Aerobics. Exercising in water is good for those with arthritis since it is easier on the joints. Water aerobics is also beneficial for seniors since the water provides some resistance to help strengthen the muscles. Not only does it give a work out, it also gives seniors the opportunity to socialize and make new friends.
Age: 55+

$20 per 2-month session


Woodcarving Class

Sept 3-Feb 25
Tue 9:30-11:30am
Carrollton Senior Center Art Room

Wood carving lets seniors be creative by carving different types of wood into art. Participants share ideas and encourage one another to try new techniques. Skilled artists and beginners participate in this class. You MUST bring your own supplies.
Age: 55+

FREE with Senior Center Membership