Senior Programs

Suffolk Parks and Recreation offers a variety of activities for individuals ages 55+ at the East Suffolk Recreation Center. We have partnered with Senior Services of Southeastern VA to provide transportation and nutrition programs to the citizens of Suffolk. Membership to the Senior Program is only $5 per year! Members enjoy trips and excursions, special events, health screenings, wellness activities and fitness classes. Every year we celebrate the holidays with our annual holiday gala and love is in the air at our Sweetheart Ball. Wii Bowling tournaments and bridge clubs are also opportunities for our members to socialize and have fun. For more information contact us at 757-514-4500.

Fall/Winter Activity Calendar


2017 Virginia Senior Games


Looking for a fun way to stay active? Bowling, badminton, horseshoe, table tennis and much more. The 39th Annual Virginia Senior Games will be accepting applications soon.

Diabetes & Blood Pressure Check


Every 3rd Wednesdays at 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. a local health professional will be on site to assist with special health-related checks. Remember to make note of what you eat before the check.

Senior Choir Performances


2nd and 3rd Monday 10:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The Senior Choir visits local nursing homes and brings entertainment through song, dance and encouraging words.

Senior Aerobics


Physical activity is essential to healthy aging. If you are a senior looking to get more active, join us at the East Suffolk Recreation Center for our Senior Aerobics class! This class focuses on floor aerobics, which may help to increase your mobility, balance, strength, and flexibility! Instruction includes stretching, general conditioning, step aerobics and toning to help keep you in shape. You can enjoy exercising at your own pace while improving your overall health! Classes will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Cost is $12 per session. Space is limited, so register now!

Line Dance Class


Do you want to be the life of the next party or wedding reception? Then come on out and learn the latest line dances with instructor Evelyn Wall. The East Suffolk Steppers also travel and dance at special events and activities. Classes are held on Tuesdays from 6 to 7 p.m. and on Thursdays at 11 a.m. to noon, October 31 to December 1. This class fee is $20.