Seniors in the Alvin, TX area who are looking for social interaction with a group of their peers can find it at their local Alvin Senior Center. The Alvin Senior Center offers social, educational, physical, and recreational opportunities to those aged 50 and older. In addition to the ongoing programs, the Alvin Senior Center hosts a variety of events throughout the year that are also geared toward the city’s senior population.
The Alvin Senior Center is open year round. The 10,000 square foot facility features: 2 large meeting rooms, a music room, a computer room with Internet ready computers, a TV lounge, craft room and billiards table. In the TV lounge, seniors can try their hand at popular gaming consoles such as the Nintendo Wii.
Some of the ongoing programs at the Alvin Senior Center are:
- Active Living Every Day – Tuesdays, provides simple techniques for staying healthy during advanced age
- Crocheting Class – Thursdays
- Body Recall – Monday, Wednesday, Friday, fitness class with emphasis on flexibility and mobility
- T.O.P.S. – Thursdays, weight loss group
- Barbershop Chorus, Tuesday evenings
- Ceramics – Wednesdays
And many, many more.
The Alvin Senior Center also hosts many field trips and special events throughout the year. Some of those are game tournaments, lectures by guest speakers, special fitness classes, and outings to nearby attractions. Some of the most recent special activities at the Alvin Senior Center are:
- A Mother’s Day Brunch
- Health Fair
- Senior Dance
- May Day Celebration
- Cinco de Mayo Celebration
- Trips to the city for theater and dance performances
Civic and special interest groups are also a part of the program at the Alvin Senior Center. There are garden clubs, bridge clubs, quilting clubs as well as other special interest groups such as the Red Hat Society. All of these groups, as well as several others, hold regular weekly or monthly meetings at the Alvin Senior Center. Interested seniors are encouraged to join.
The Alvin Senior Center is not an institution or group home setting. It is merely a place for active seniors to go and enjoy the interaction of their peers during the daytime hours. Seniors can choose to come every day, once a week, or just a few times a month.
The Alvin Senior Center
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 8:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M.
309 West Sealy
Alvin, Texas 77511