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


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:

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 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.

How to Become a Golden Years Club Information

Resources for Golden Years Clubs

View our 2020-2021 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.



Todd Riddick | Adult Program Director
Five Points Center for Active Adults
2000 Noble Road

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

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

Jennifer Tabery | Director, Five Points Center for Active Adults
2000 Noble Road

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

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Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources
Service Categories:
Parks Programs



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