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Senior Enrichment Center

March 17th, 2020:
Due to the COVID-19 Epidemic,
our facility will remain closed
to the public until further notice.
               Meals on Wheels home deliveries will continue.



Welcome to the Spring Lake Senior Enrichment Center where our motto is, “You’re never too old to have the best day of your life.” We strive to enhance the well being of all who pass through our doors with an array of services, activities and caring staff. All are welcome, so, what are you waiting for? Come, join the community!


GENERAL INFORMATION

The Spring Lake Senior Center is located in a building directly across from the Town Hall on Ruth Street, and is attached to the Recreation and Parks Building.

(If you need directions to the center, click here.)
When the page with the map appears, enter your current location where the cursor is.

The map defaults to Town Hall.

The Senior Center is just across the street.

The Spring Lake Senior Center relies on funding from the Town of Spring Lake,  the Mid-Carolina Area Agency on Aging,  and the North Carolina General Assembly.


HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday through Friday:      8:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Senior Center follows the same holiday schedule as the Town and it’s offices. 



 

In the event of closures or early releases due to inclement weather,   information will be posted on the home page on here, on Facebook and Twitter under Town of Spring Lake, and via the Town’s free  “app”  titled “I Love Spring Lake” that you can download on your phone.  We also report to the local news stations.

 

 



OUR NEXT OBSERVED HOLIDAY  THAT WE WILL BE CLOSED FOR IS:   

  Independence Day       Friday, July 3rd, 2020

 



No appointment is needed:

There is no appointment necessary to stop in and meet us.

Just drop in any time and check out some of the great things we have going on, and if you would like to join us, just fill out your registration form and it is FREE if you are over the age of 55.

The Spring Lake Senior Enrichment Center has some fun activities for you to try:

The Walking Trail just outside our building (1/4 mile around one time)
The Computer Lab open hours (must sign in and out and have a valid ID) 8:15 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Pool Tables FREE 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (break for lunch from 11:15-12 Noon)
Fitness Equipment (in conjunction with the Recreation Center for some equipment) FREE (exercise at your own risk-no instructor on duty)
Bingo  Tuesdays at 12:00 NOON ($2.00 for 4 cards)
Aerobics group self instructed (light cardio/ walking indoors) Monday-Thursdays 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Pokeno (Bingo and Poker together on a card)  Thursdays  1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. (play with nickels)
Art Classes  Tuesdays(drawing) and Thursdays (crafts)  with locally known artist Anthony Morrison  9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Sewing room with 4  public machines (we ask that you are familiar with the machines and you provide your own materials) 8:15 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Bible Study Wednesday 9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

*please note that the Bingo and Pokeno games are not sponsored by the Spring Lake Senior Center, however, we do provide the common area for the games.


 

In our monthly calendar, you will find that the Spring Lake Senior Enrichment Center places special emphasis on social interaction and physical activity.

And why wouldn’t we?  

Special Parties, Inter-generational members, local and state level Senior Games, Silver Arts-Craft and Performing Competition, twice weekly art classes, morning aerobics class, a separate local “Senior Club” with annual dues, activities,  Bingo on Tuesdays, Pokeno on Thursdays , a sewing room, a computer lab, Bible Study      free health screenings 1X a month by the Health Department,  social gatherings, and most importantly, making friends.

Our calendar lists all the planned, coordinated events and activities, workshops,  and opportunities you can plug in to and take advantage of for the month.
The calendar gives you the chance to plan when you can participate based on YOUR SCHEDULE.


LET US HELP YOU

We constantly strive to live up to our motto, “You’re never too old to have the best day of your life.” In order to do this, we don’t just view you as another customer or visitor. Instead, you are a part of the family. And here in Spring Lake, we believe in family.

In addition to the multitude of social activities we offer at the Senior Center, we also offer an array of services that cater to the well-being, health and safety of our aging population.

A few of these services include :
– congregate meals (must apply) over age 60 and live in Spring Lake
– health screenings on the second Wednesday of each month at 9:30a.m. ( a representative from the Health Department is on-site)
– access to other social and human resource agencies
– information about services
– assistance as needed

One of our goals at the Spring Lake Senior Enrichment Center is to enhance the lives of those we work with. When we say, “join the community” we mean you become part of a group that is committed to helping each other out. It is a support network, a social network, a resource, a place to learn and feel comfortable.

 

 

 

That is why we are always finding new and innovative ways to make life easier for those we serve. For example, check out our lending closet. This amazing resource allows folks to share assistive devices (such as walkers, canes and crutches) that are no longer needed with folks who have a need,  but may not have access to them any other way. Our staff is more than happy to work with you to receive donations or “lend” a donation. Just ask. (click on image on the right to enlarge.)

 

 

 

 


STAY CONNECTED


SPOTLIGHT EVENT:

Want to know what the NEWEST and MOST TALKED ABOUT event going on at the Senior Center right now is?

It would be our new Art Classes each Tuesday and Thursday with Anthony Morrison, a local Fayetteville artist who has had his work published and displayed all over the eastern coast!!   

Don’t miss out! Check back for the next exciting adventure… then sign up today!  

Remember:  “You’re never too old to live the best day of your life.”


We want you to have the most current and up to date information on the Senior Center and everything Spring Lake. In today’s “information” age, it is easy….. yet can be somewhat confusing.

 

Are you tech savvy? (or even if you aren’t)

You can download the Town’s “I Love Spring Lake, NC”  app for your smart device.  It even sends notices straight to YOU!
(not sure how to do any of the above? That’s O.K. We can and will help you!  Just bring in your smart device cell phone… and we will help get you set up and pointed in the right direction. It’s THAT easy!)


SERVING YOU:

The Senior Enrichment Center falls under the guidance of the Senior Enrichment Center Director, Ms. Doris Snider.

  • Director:  Ms. Doris Snider
  • Program Assistant:  Mrs. Kristine Schara

The Senior Enrichment Center can be contacted by phone, fax, mail or e-mail.
301 Ruth Street
PO Box 617
Spring Lake, NC 28390
phone: (910) 497-7700 ext 1721

Spring Lake Town Directory

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The Town of Spring Lake • PO Box 617 • 300 Ruth Street • Spring Lake, NC 28390 Town Hall: (910) 436-0241 • Water Department: (910) 703 – 8912

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