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SENIOR GENERAL INFORMATION

SENIOR GENERAL INFORMATION

The RARE Senior Center is a vibrant, action packed facility which promotes independence and vitality for those who reside in Roseville and Eastpointe.  Our mission is to provide a comprehensive array of unique activities and services that promote healthy aging.  If you are 50 or over we invite you to join us for a variety of senior friendly programs and classes.  We offer daily, weekly and monthly activities as well as special events and travel opportunities.  You can find us at the Recreational Authority Center, which is located at 18185 Sycamore Street in Roseville.  A hot cup of coffee, scrumptious cookies and friendly faces are all part of our daily routine.  Feel free to stop in Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. to take a look around, visit with the seniors and meet the staff.  Here is a list of some of our current activities:

  • Exercise Classes – Shape-up, Line Dancing, Pickle Ball, and Zumba Gold
  • Fitness Room – only $30.00/year for seniors 55 or older
  • Special Events / Theme Parties
  • Blast from the Past - Pop up events
  • Cards – Pinochle, Euchre, Rummy, Skip-Bo and more
  • Travel Opportunities – day and extended trips
  • Fun Bingo
  • Coloring for Adults
  • Wii Bowling League
  • Red hat Society
  • Sit n' Knit / Crochet
  • Computer Room
  • Foot Doctors
  • Morning Walking in the gymnasium
  • Stoke Survivors Support Group
  • Billiards room
  • Workshops and Seminars
  • Gourmet Guild - monthly lunches served by Roseville High School culinary students
  • Diabetes Prevention Program
  • Blood Pressure Testing
  • Ask a Lawyer
  • Veterans Services Counseling
  • Plant exchange (Spring / Fall)
  • Income Tax Assistance
  • Dining Senior Style


SPECIAL EVENTS

The Recreation Authority offers an array of special events and parties for our senior members. Each event is expertly coordinated and designed to cater to the needs and desires of our participants.

Some of our future events include:

  • Annual Holiday Party
  • Senior Marketplace
  • Bingo
  • Happy Birthday Bash
  • Hawaiian Luau Party

TRAVEL OPPORTUNITIES
Here at the Recreation Authority, we believe seniors should be given every opportunity for adventure and excitement. That’s why we offer regular day trips and travel options for our members. Create new memories with friends and live your life to the fullest.

Some of our future trips include:

  • The Historic Whitney
  • Sealed for Freshness
  • Frankenmuth
  • Greektown Casino
  • Shipshewana, Indiana (overnight trip)
  • Summer in the City

SENIOR EXERCISE
Our senior exercise programs are specially designed to respond to the health requirements of those over the age of 50. Seniors will build bone strength and improve muscle function as they learn within an engaging gentle and adaptive fitness environment. 

WII BOWLING LEAGUE
What is Wii Bowling? 
Wii Bowling is part of the Wii Sports video game, played on the Nintendo Wii Gaming System. It is a computer based bowling game with wireless motion sensitive remote controllers. The motion controllers are used in place of a bowling ball and allow participate to simulate actual game play.

This is a great alternative for those who love to bowl but have difficulty managing a heavy bowling ball. Our bowling leagues are very popular and our guests have a great time. Enjoy the friendship and camaraderie of your teammates while experiencing all the fun and exercise of a real life bowling league.

For a complete list of programs offered to seniors or if you have questions regarding services available, please contact the Senior Center office at (586) 777-7177.
 
Bi-Monthly newsletters may be picked up at the Center.  To receive a copy of the newsletter by mail, there is a fee of $6 for 12 issues which is payable at the Senior Center Office.