The Adult Program serves over 6,500 adults in the Raleigh area. While some activities in the Adult Program do require a minimum age of 55 to participate, many are open to all adults regardless of age.
Some of the many activities offered include:
- sports leagues such as tennis, golf, bowling and more
- over 25, one-day and overnight trips each year including cruises and international travel
- educational seminars and workshops on a wide range of topics
- various exercise and wellness classes
The Adult Program staff organize numerous trips throughout the year. In addition to monthly one-day and seasonal multi-day trips, the Adult Program partners with the Adventure Program to offer S.O.A.R. (Senior Outdoor Adventure Recreation) trips.
Golden Years Clubs
There are also 48 Senior Clubs affiliated with the Adult Program. These clubs meet at area community centers, churches and senior housing facilities, and offer a range of activities such as bridge, speakers, community service projects and more. Clubs are comprised of persons aged 55 or better. For information on a specific club, contact the Club Leader indicated for each group.Club Listing and Details
Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources offers a variety of adult programs throughout the year. Exercise and wellness, new languages, dance and music, cards and games, sports and social activities are all available through the City. With such a variety, you are certain to find a class!
Raleigh Fun Golfers
Open to men and women age 55 and over. All experience and skill levels are welcome to join. Annual dues are $45.00 per year with a playing season running April through November. Monthly tournaments held at the end of each month. In addition to tournament awards, trips to other courses and a banquet, members play at reduced rates at Wil-Mar Golf Club Monday through Friday.More Information and Membership Form
Wake County Senior Games
The City is involved in the planning of this annual event for adults age 55 and better, which takes place each spring.Wake County Senior Games
Active Adult Centers
Two Active Adults Centers offer an even larger variety of programs and events for adults 50+.
Todd Riddick | Adult Program Director
Frank Evans Building
2401 Wade Ave
Carmen Rayfield | Adult Program Manager
Five Points Center for Active Adults
2000 Noble Rd
Jennifer Tabery | Director, Five Points Center for Active Adults
2000 Noble Rd
Brian Philpot | Director, Anne Gordon Center for Active Adults
1901 Spring Forest Rd