Preston County Senior Citizens, Inc. – Preston County, WV

Your local Preston County senior centers are the best places to make new friends, meet with old friends, and have fun! Recreational activities vary by location and are scheduled according to interest. There is no fee to become a member and activities are open to all Preston County residents aged 60+. FREE transportation is available to and from your local senior center.

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Healthy Steps for Older Adults

Monday & Wednesday
Valley District – 11:30am to 12:00pm

Tuesday & Thursday
Terra Alta – 11:00am to 12:00pm
Tunnelton – 11:00am to 11:30am

Friday
Kingwood – 10:30am to 11:30am

Tai Chi for Arthritis

Monday
Newburg – 11:30am to 12:00pm

Tuesday & Thursday
Rowlesburg – 11:30am to 12:00pm

Tuesday & Friday
Tunnelton – 11:30am to 12:00pm

Have You Used the New Touchscreen System Yet?

When you visit your local senior center, you can use the convenient new touchscreen system to sign up for activities.

Music

When it comes to lifting the spirit, nothing beats singing and making music – especially in a group! Whether you have a talent using a musical instrument, are interested in learning how to play, or simply enjoy singing, your local senior center is a great place to express your love of music with other like-minded people near you.

  • Kitchen Band
  • Chorus
  • Pickin’ & Grinnin’
  • Karoake

Dancing

Dancing is a fun way to be active while enjoying your favorite music! These fun, entertaining classes allow you to let loose, meet new people, and stay healthy. A variety of popular dance styles are available at our local senior centers, including:

  • Square Dancing
  • Country Line Dance
  • Swing

Card Games

Do you love to play cards? We do, too! Whether you’re an old hand or interested in learning how to play, you’re invited to meet up with the friendly and welcoming “card sharks.” Play your best hand at one of the laid-back card games offered at your local senior center.

  • Bridge
  • Canasta
  • Pinochle

Needlework

Get involved in the ancient art of needlework with one of our friendly groups at your local senior center. Share your talent or learn how to make beautiful embroidery, stitching, and quilts to give as gifts or for your own personal enjoyment.

  • Quilting
  • Stitchery & Cross Stitch
  • Needlepoint

Lawn Games

Get outside and enjoy some fresh air in the company of others with a classic lawn game at your local senior center! These amusing activities are a great way to spend some time exercising the body and mind while relieving stress. Several fun and exciting options are available.

  • Bocce Ball
  • Croquet
  • Horseshoes
  • Lawn Darts

Fitness & Health

Increase your mobility, relieve pain, and fight off the blues with fitness classes designed with the needs of older adults in mind. Health-conscious members are invited to access our on-site health maintenance services, as well.

  • Healthy Steps for Older Adults
  • Tai Chi for Arthritis
  • PreventiCare Exercise Classes
  • Nutrition Review
  • Blood Sugar Testing
  • Blood Pressure Testing

Board Games

Get your game on! Keep your brain sharp and your mental focus on-point with an engaging table game. These games are a great way to meet other people and have fun while keeping your mind active by boosting your memory, concentration, reasoning, and imagination.

  • Chess
  • Bingo
  • Checkers

Crafts

There are many opportunities to express your creativity at your local senior center. Our craft classes are very popular. Many levels of difficulty, from very easy to moderately challenging, are available. Working on crafts can help stimulate the imagination, enhance hand-eye coordination, concentration and cognitive ability, and build confidence.

  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Ceramics
  • Papier-Mâché
  • Pottery
  • Weaving

Education

Do you love to learn and share your knowledge with others? Stop in to your local senior center to discuss current events, share your skills, or learn something new today.

  • Current Events
  • Sign Language
  • Lip-Reading
  • Driver Evaluation

Parties & Events

Celebrate life’s moments with others at your nearby senior center! Members can enjoy a variety of holiday events, parties, special meals, and other fun, stimulating events that vary by location.

  • Theme Parties (Easter Bonnet Parade, Hawaiian Luau, etc.)
  • Heritage Days
  • End-of-the-Garden Soup Making
  • Birthday Celebrations
  • Holiday Dinners
  • Potlucks
  • 25 Days of Christmas

Laid-Back Activities for Sensitive Individuals

Do you or a loved one experience anxiety when meeting new people or have a preference for keeping the same routine? This is a common situation that many older adults experience. We maintain a warm, welcoming atmosphere that is designed to be a “home-away-from-home” for all our members. Many of our members prefer quieter, more laid-back events or enjoy the company of smaller groups. If you are interested in learning more about which activities at your local senior center are most ideal for sensitive individuals, please reach out to us.

For more information about the activities available at your local senior center or how to participate, please call Preston County Senior Citizens, Inc. at: (304) 329-0464.