The Adult Program serves thousands of adults in the Raleigh area. While our clubs require a minimum age of 50 to participate, classes are open to all adults regardless of age.
Some of the many activities offered include:
- More than 25 one-day and overnight trips each year including cruises and international travel
- Educational seminars and workshops on a wide range of topics
- Exercise and wellness classes
- Art classes
- Much, much more
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 Raleigh. With such a variety, you are certain to find a class!
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 Senior Outdoor Adventure Recreation trips.
Golden Years Clubs
There are nearly 40 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, trips, community service projects, and more. Clubs are comprised of persons aged 50 or older. For information on how to get involved in a club, or potentially start a new club, contact Carmen Rayfield or 919-996-4734.
Wake County Senior Games
The Adult Program is involved in the planning of this annual event for adults age 50 and older, which takes place each spring.Wake County Senior Games
Active Adult Centers
Our Active Adults Centers offer an even larger variety of programs and events for adults 50 and older.
Todd Riddick | Adult Program Director
Five Points Center for Active Adults
2000 Noble Road
Carmen Rayfield | Adult Program Manager
Walnut Terrace Neighborhood Center
1256 McCauley Street, Suite 126
Brian Philpot | Director, Anne Gordon Center for Active Adults
1901 Spring Forest Road
Jennifer Tabery | Director, Five Points Center for Active Adults
2000 Noble Road
Morgan Edmundson | Assistant Director, Five Points Center for Active Adults
2000 Noble Rd.