Adult Program

Last updated Mar. 19, 2018 - 3:33 pm
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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; and,
  • Art classes.


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!

January-April 2018 Adult Program Brochure

May-August 2018 Adult Program Brochure

Registration Form

Trip Offerings

Alaska trip

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.

Read More about our Trips and SOAR

Golden Years Clubs

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 at or 919-996-4734.

Raleigh Fun Golfers

Fun Golfers

Open to men and women age 55 and over. All experience and skill levels are welcome to join. Annual dues are $50 per year with a playing season running from April to 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 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.

Five Points Center for Active Adults

Anne Gordon Center for Active Adults at Millbrook Exchange

Walnut Terrace Neighborhood Center

Contact Information

Todd Riddick | Adult Program Director
Five Points Center for Active Adults
2000 Noble Road

Carmen Rayfield | Adult Program Manager
Five Points Center for Active Adults
2000 Noble Road

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.

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