Goppert Building
(785) 242-1939
Mon - Fri 6:30 AM - 8 PM
Sat 8 AM - 3 PM
Sun 1 PM - 4 PM

SENIOR PROGRAMS

STOCKINGS FOR SENIORS

It's that wonderful time of year when we all have a chance to do something to help make the holiday special for someone else!  Here's how donors can help:

  • Drop by the Goppert Building and pick up a wish list off the tree.
  • Shop for your Senior ($25 limit)
  • Return wrapped gifts no later than December 15th! 

Seniors who wish to sign up to receive a gift are welcome to stop by the Goppert Building, call the Goppert Building (242-1939), or email us at programs@orcottawaks.org.  There is no cost to seniors who wish to sign up to receive a gift!

HOLIDAY LIGHT TOUR

Are you 55 years old or older? Do you enjoy holiday lights? Do you like driving around to see the lights but have a hard time driving at night or just want someone else to do the driving? The ORC would like to take some of the burden off and offer you a chance to see the holiday lights! We will offer a holiday light tour Mon-Thu, Dec 11-21! This is a free tour around Ottawa! Sugar cookies and hot cocoa will be available at the Goppert Building! You are welcome to pre-register for a seat or drop in on an evening!

PATH/FIT 4 LIFE

AGES: 50 and up
REGISTRATION PERIOD: No pre-registration is required
CLASS DATES: Monday - Thursday each week
FEE: $1 per person, Mon & Tue
FREE on Wed & Thu
LOCATION: Goppert Building Gym

*A grant covers participants' program fees every Wednesday & Thursday!

PICKLEBALL

Pickleball is a racquet sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis. Two, three, or four players use solid paddles made of wood or composite materials to hit a perforated polymer ball, similar to a wiffle ball, over a net. Equipment will be furnished or you can bring your own paddle!

AGES: All ages are welcome!
DAYS & TIMES: Monday: 7:00 - 9:00 a.m.,  5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Fridays: 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
REGISTRATION PERIOD: No pre-registration is required
FEE: $2 per person
LOCATION: Don Woodward Community Center

 

OTHER SENIOR PROGRAMS OFFERED

In addition to the programs listed above, the ORC offers other senior activities throughout the year.  Check back for details regarding the below programs.

  • Senior Trips
  • General Knowledge Computer Class