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City of Memphis will re-open senior centers March 15

City of Memphis will re-open senior centers March 15

The City of Memphis will re-open its senior centers Monday, March 15, for scheduled activities and sessions that fall under Memphis Parks core services of Health, Fitness and Wellness; Cultural Arts and Expression; Education, and Character Development. Class sizes are limited, and registration is required. Interested participants should call the senior center of their choice between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Mondays – Fridays at the following centers:    

  • J.K. Lewis 1188 N. Parkway – (901) 636-4255
  • McWherter:  1355 Estate Dr. – (901) 761-2462
  • Orange Mound:  2590 Park Ave. – (901) 636-6622
  • Ruth Tate:  1620 Marjorie St. – (901) 636-0720

Some of the classes offered are: Sit and Fit, Line Dance, and Bingo. There will also be Growth Groups, a 5-week session on the following topics:

  1. Coping with COVID
  2. Dating as a Senior (Do’s and Don’ts)
  3. Grief, Loss, and Forgiveness
  4. Self-Care, Personal Care and Happiness
  5. Who Am I, Where Do I Fit In, and What is My Purpose in Life?

Curbside lunch pick-up is available at J.K. Lewis and McWherter centers from
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. for the cost of $5.00. Please call the center the day before to order your lunch.

COVID guidelines such as mandatory face masks and 6 feet of social distancing will be enforced. The centers will be open for scheduled programming only and will not be open for free play.