Adult Program


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The 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

Programs

Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources offers a variety of 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!

Register for any program using this Registration Form.

Other Adult Program Information:

Active Adult Centers

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

**NOTICE: The Anne Gordon Center for Active Adults will be closed for maintenance Tuesday, Jan. 21 through Friday, Jan. 24. The center is expected to re-open at 9 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 27. Please see the list of class changes for new temporary class locations and cancellation information.**

Walnut Terrace Neighborhood Center

Trip Offerings

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

Golden Years Clubs

There are more than 30 senior 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. For information on how to get involved in a club, or potentially start a new club, contact Carmen Rayfield or 919-996-4734.

View our 2019-2020 list of clubs with meeting location and contact information.

Wake County Senior Games

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

Contact

 

Todd Riddick | Adult Program Director
Five Points Center for Active Adults
2000 Noble Road
919-996-2151

Carmen Rayfield | Adult Program Manager
Walnut Terrace Neighborhood Center
1256 McCauley Street, Suite 126
919-996-4734

Brian Philpot | Director, Anne Gordon Center for Active Adults
1901 Spring Forest Road
919-996-4724

Jennifer Tabery | Director, Five Points Center for Active Adults
2000 Noble Road
919-996-4733

Morgan Edmundson | Assistant Director, Five Points Center for Active Adults
2000 Noble Road
919-996-3287

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Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources
Service Categories:
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