Programs – The Senior Center plans events on a monthly basis. Below is a listing for what generally occurs. For more details on events not listed below, check the Calendar Section and/or the News Section.

Fitness – Participants can trial any class without obligation. Please notify the Senior Center office if you are trialing a class.

All participants are encouraged to participate at their level of fitness/comfort. Any physical concerns are to be addressed to your personal physician. Questions about modifying the routines are to be directed to your instructor. All instructors are CPR certified and qualified in the class they are teaching.

Classes are Session Based: These classes will have a specific start and end date. Class sessions typically run for 3 months.

Music Classes – Ukulele and Guitar lessons. Explore your creative side and challenge yourself mentally by learning to play an instrument. Beginner level is offered as well as more advanced classes. Loaner instrument is available if needed.

Education/Enrichment Classes – Learn new skills in the areas of the arts, technology, health and more. Through education develop and help maintain your mental abilities as well as enhance your self-esteem and creative needs. Explore and develop your interests.

Cards/GamesA variety of choices for group play and individual play. Promotes mental stimulation and provides for socialization. They stimulate memory, attention skills and have great social interaction which works on many parts of the brain. Our games programs include a variety of levels from basic to more challenging options.

Social Scene – The Senior Center plans, often with meals, events that are offered to provide socialization and entertainment. Any excuse for a party is considered whether it be to celebrate a national holiday or just to have some fun.

Health Services – These services are provided to help older adults age at home and stay as well as possible. Everyone is encouraged to take advantage of the programs.

Nutrition Services – The Senior Nutrition Program, administered by TVCCA, offers nutritious meals on Tuesday and Thursday at 11:45am. You must register for a lunch at least 24 hours in advance.

    Parkinson’s Disease: Living with INTENT!

    Thu, Apr 4th – June 20th, 2pm – 3pm, No class Apr 11th


    Group class combining exercises for speech, memory, movement and music for people living with Parkinson’s disease. Participants will learn how using INTENT can improve overall health, wellness, and joy!

    Class fee $220 per person, 11 Classes. Registration has begun.

    AARP Driver Safety: Smart Driver Course

    Wed, April 3rd, at 12:30pm & Wed, June 12th, at 12:30pm

    First Wednesday of the month, $20 AARP Member – $25 non-AARP Member

    Situational Awareness & Personal Safety Course

    Tuesday, April 30th from 9:30-11:30am


    This training course will be taught by law enforcement officer, Matt Kane, for those who would like to heighten their awareness and increase their protection efficiency.

    Topics covered will include:

    • Parking lot safety: Ideal parking spots and walking paths, as well as daytime & night time safety factors.
    • Situational Awareness: Threat identification, understanding non-verbal communication and ways to avoid an attack.
    • Personal Protection: Current crime trends and methods of defense. This will not be a physically demanding course and no prior experience is necessary.

    ​​​​​​​Cost is $25 pp. Registration begins Apr 1st. Register by Apr 23rd.

    Coffee With A Cop

    Tuesday, April 23rd from 9:00-10:00am


    The East Lyme Senior Center, Youth & Family Services, and Police Department present Coffee with A Cop . Please join us for coffee, donuts, and conversations. You will have the opportunity to discuss your concerns and learn more about those serving East Lyme.

    Registration begins Apr 1st. Register by Apr 19th.

    A Taste of Italy

    Wednesday, April 17th at 12:30pm


    Enjoy an Italian lunch with the entertainment by the singer/guitarist, Sal Basile.

    A local entertainer that preforms music from all genres and eras.

    Cost $7 per person. Registration begins Apr 1st. Register by Apr 12th.