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Senior Open Gym

Recreation Park
500 Sunset Road (off Raleigh Road)
Wilson, NC 27893

Ages: 50+
Mondays & Wednesday 1:30pm – 3:00pm
Cost: FREE
Activities: Pickle Ball, Ping Pong, Basketball, Walking, etc.

Contact: Kelsey Newsome
Phone: 252-246-1133
Email: knewsome@wilsonnc.org

 


Senior Pickleball

Recreation Park
500 Sunset Road (off Raleigh Road)
Wilson, NC 27893

Ages: 50+
Mondays & Wednesday 1:30pm – 3:00pm
Cost: FREE

What is Pickleball?
The Basics
• The fastest growing sport in USA!
• A fun sport that combines many elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong.
• Played both indoors or outdoors on a badminton-sized court and a slightly modified tennis net.
• Played with a paddle and a plastic ball with holes.
• Played as doubles or singles.

ALL LEVELS OF PLAY ARE WELCOME! 

Contact: Kelsey Newsome
Phone: 
252-246-1133
Email: 
knewsome@wilsonnc.org


Bingo Fun Time

Contact: Kelsey Newsome
Phone: 252-246-1133
Email: knewsome@wilsonnc.org

901 N Reid Street
Wilson, NC 27893

252-399-2277

Contact: Kelsey Newsome
Phone: 252-296-1133
Email: knewsome@wilsonnc.org

Ages: 50 & Over
Registrations: Drop In

Come and enjoy the fun and fellowship at Senior bingo

Thursday’s, 12:00 pm
January – May, September – Mid December
Reid Street Center

Snacks and prizes provided.
Fee: $1.00


Down East Senior Games

Contact: Kelsey Newsome
Phone: 252-296-1133
Email: knewsome@wilsonnc.org

May 1st – May 12th

Senior Games is a holistic approach to keeping the body, mind, and spirit fit while enjoying the company of family, friends, spectators, and volunteers at the same time.

A year-round health promotion and education program designed for
Athletes and Artists ages 50+.

Serving:
Wilson, Nash, Edgecombe, Halifax, and Northampton Counties.

Registration: February 1 – April 1

Fee:$12.00 (per person) BEFORE March 15th
$15.00 (per person) AFTER March 15th – April 1st

Host City is Rocky Mount


NC State Fair Trip

Ages:50+

Join us for a trip to the NC State Fair on Tuesday, October 22.  The bus/van will pickup fair goers at Reid Street and Recreation Park Centers.  Departing from Wilson at 7:30am and returning at 5:00pm.

Registration: August 23 – September 27

Trip Date: October 22
7:30am – 5:00pm

Travel Fee City Resident:  $12.00
Travel Fee Non Resident:  $18.00

Participants under the age of 65 will have to purchase their own ticket to enter the fair!  $10 ticket at the gate or $8 before fair starts at local area Food Lion grocery stores!  Bus fee DOES NOT include fair entrance ticket!

Contact: Kelsey Newsome
Phone: 252-296-1133
Email: knewsome@wilsonnc.org


Senior Adult Fitness

901 N Reid Street
Wilson, NC 27893

252-399-2277

Monday/Wednesday – Classes
10:00 am – 10:45am

All fitness levels can participate.  Ages 50+

  • 50+ City Residents: $1.00
  • 50+ Non Residents: $2.00

Contact: Braxton Patterson
Phone: (252)399-2285
Email: bpatterson@wilsonnc.org


Senior Balance & Stretch

Recreation Park
500 Sunset Road (off Raleigh Road)
Wilson, NC 27893

Tuesdays 10:00am - 10:45am 
Thursdays 9:15 am – 10:00am

Balance & Stretch Class is designed to help you become stronger and improve balance. The movements taught in class focus on specific exercises to improve strength and power around the ankle, knee and hip joints, while improving your reaction time. This class is designed for fall prevention and is suitable for nearly every fitness level. It can be adapted depending on the skill of individual participants. A chair may be used for balance and support.

All fitness levels can participate.  Ages 60+

  • 60+ City Residents: $1.00
  • 60+ Non Residents: $2.00

Contact: Braxton Patterson
Phone: (252)399-2285
Email: bpatterson@wilsonnc.org


Senior Line Dancing

Recreation Park
500 Sunset Road (off Raleigh Road)
Wilson, NC 27893

Thursday Class
10:15am – 11:00am

All fitness levels can participate.  Ages 50+

  • 50+ City Residents: $1.00
  • 50+ Non Residents: $2.00

Contact: Braxton Patterson
Phone: (252)399-2285
Email: bpatterson@wilsonnc.org


Loyal Leisure Senior Citizens Club

Ages:  55 & Over

Loyal Leisure meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 10:00 am at Reid Street Center.  Our members are a spirited group that participates in field trips, senior games, talent shows, festivals, and much more.   This club is also a member of the NC Association of Senior Citizen Clubs - District 1-A.

Fee:  $30.00 (annually)

For more Info Contact Lesia Davis 399-2286