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Suffolk Parks and Recreation offers a variety of activities for individuals ages 55+ at East Suffolk and Whaleyville Recreation Centers. 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 access to 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 514-4500 (ESRC) or 514-7100 (WRC).

Find pictures of seniors in the Senior Program.

Senior Program Activities

The Active Adult Senior Program is currently paused due to COVID-19. For more information about our Monday-Friday (10 am - 2 pm ) Senior Program, email

Senior Aerobics
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 10am -11am. Cost is $12 per session. Space is limited.

Line Dance Class
Come on out and learn the latest line dances with our instructor. Classes are held on Mondays 6:30pm - 7:30pm and Thursdays from 11am - 12pm. There is a $10 fee per 6 week session or $2 drop-in fee.