Active Adult Program

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The Active Adult Program serves thousands of adults in the Raleigh area. While our clubs require a minimum age of 50 to participate, classes are open to all adults regardless of age.

Some of the many activities offered include:

  • More than 25 one-day and overnight trips each year including cruises and international travel
  • Educational seminars and workshops on a wide range of topics
  • Exercise and wellness classes
  • Art classes
  • And more!

Active Adult Centers


Cardio at Five Points Center for Active Adults

Raleigh Parks offers a variety of Active Adult programs throughout the year. Exercise and wellness, new languages, dance and music, cards and games, sports, and social activities are all available through Raleigh. With such a variety, you are certain to find a class!

Browse and register for Active Adult programs and classes on RecLink.

Register for any program using this registration form

Active Adult Centers

Exterior of the Five Points Center building

Our Active Adults Centers offer an even larger variety of programs and events for adults 50 and older.

Five Points Center for Active Adults

Anne Gordon Center for Active Adults at Millbrook Exchange Park

Walnut Terrace Center

Trip Offerings

A group of active adults posing for a picture during a trip

The Active Adult Program staff organize numerous trips throughout the year. In addition to monthly one-day and seasonal multi-day trips, the Active Adult Program partners with the Outdoor Recreation Program to offer Social Outdoor Active Recreation trips. View our full listing upcoming of Active Adult Trips and how to register.

Golden Years Clubs

Group of Active Adult program participants smiling together

There are more than 30 clubs affiliated with the Adult Program. These clubs meet at area community centers, churches, and senior housing facilities, and offer a range of activities such as bridge, speakers, trips, community service projects, and more. Clubs are comprised of persons aged 50 or older. 

Wake County Senior Games

Three active adults racing on a track

The Active Adult Program is involved in the planning of this annual event for adults age 50 and older and takes place each spring. View more information on the Wake County Senior Games.



Allie Crawford | Active Adult Program Director
Five Points Center for Active Adults
2000 Noble Road

Carmen Rayfield | Active Adult Program Manager
Walnut Terrace Center
1256 McCauley Street, Suite 126

Brian Philpot | Director, Anne Gordon Center for Active Adults
1901 Spring Forest Road

Jimmie Overton | Director, Five Points Center for Active Adults
2000 Noble Road

Vacant | Assistant Director, Five Points Center for Active Adults
2000 Noble Road


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