Additional classes and programs can be found at

These programs are designed for ages 50 and older.

Free Programs

Deep Run Friendship Cafe
Ages 60+. Senior Connections’ Friendship Cafés are neighborhood gathering places for seniors where a nutritious midday meal is served. Guests can enjoy meeting up with good friends and participating in diverse activities to remain active and connected to the community. The program is free, however registration is required in advance through Senior Connections (no drop-ins). The Friendship Café at Deep Run Recreation Center will be open Tuesdays and Thursdays, September 1-December 17 from 9am-noon. Information: Senior Connections, The Capital Area Agency on Aging: 343-3026.

Holiday Recipe Swap
Fri, Dec 11, 10-11am. Confederate Hills Recreation Center. Free, registration required.
Ages 50+
. It’s not Betty Crocker or celebrity chefs, but cooks that love to bake homemade cookies, candy, or brownies. Bring samples to share and your recipe to create a special recipe book. Registration required. Information:

Blood Pressure & Cholesterol Screening
For ages 50+. Come and get your blood pressure and cholesterol checked and learn healthful ways to keep it under control. To ensure accuracy, don’t eat breakfast before having cholesterol tested. Service provided by Westport Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Free. Please call Cindy Spear at 804-243-9785 to make an appointment.

Belmont Rec Center: Sep 23, Oct 28, & Nov 25
Confederate Hills Rec Center: Dec 9
Deep Run Rec Center: Sep 2, Oct 7, Nov 4, & Dec 2
Dorey Rec Center: Oct 14
Eastern Henrico Rec Center: Sep 9
Hidden Creek Rec Center: Sep 30
Walkerton Tavern: Sep 16, Oct 21, Nov 18 & Dec 16

Open Gym

PickleballSenior Pickleball
Ages 50+. Stay active playing pickleball, a blend of tennis, table tennis and badminton on a smaller court.

Deep Run Recreation Center
Monday, Wednesday, & Friday, 8:30am-noon

Eastern Henrico Recreation Center
Tuesday & Thursday: 9am-noon

Senior Volleyball
Men ages 50+ and Women ages 40+. Volleyball is fun, competitive, and a great way to meet new friends while staying active.

Deep Run Recreation Center
Tuesday & Thursday: 6-8:30pm

Senior Basketball
Ages 40+. Join us for organized, timed, pick-up basketball games. Henrico residents only.

Eastern Henrico Recreation Center
Friday: 8:30-10:30am

Senior Clubs & Leagues

Bowling Leagues

Ages 50+. Join other senior adults in Henrico for bowling, fun, and fellowship.

55+ Bowling
Mondays, 1-3pm, Shrader Lanes
Information: 755-1342.

Golden Leaguers Bowling League
Thursdays, 1-3pm, Bowl America Short Pump
Information: 306-7092

Cheswick Walking Club
Ages 50+. It’s fun and easy! Walk your way to improved health and fitness.This club combines fitness and fun for the walker who likes to socialize. Visitors welcome! This club meets on Tuesdays from 10 a.m.-noon throughout the year at Cheswick Park. On the first Tuesday of each month, a meeting is held at Belmont Recreation Center. Information: 282-1714.

GolfGolf Club
Ages 50+. Senior golfers are looking for men and women to join their weekly games. Play different area courses on Tuesday mornings at 10 a.m. Information: 740-3209.

Leisure Clubs
Ages 60+. Each club meets on a regular basis, except during July and August. Meetings consist of a discussion of club business, guest speakers, or entertainment. Visitors welcome.

Central Gardens
Second & Fourth Tuesdays: 10:30am-1pm
Hidden Creek Recreation Center.
Information: 648-5282.

Confederate Hills
Third Wednesday: 10:30am-12:30pm
Confederate Hills Recreation Center.
Information: 737-2676.

Golden Angels
Second Friday: 10am-noon
Belmont Recreation Center.
Information: 562-8878.

Gravel Hill Longbridge
First & Third Tuesdays, 10am-noon
Dorey Recreation Center.
Information: 795-2419.

Varina Social Seniors
Second & Fourth Mondays: 10am-noon
Dorey Recreation Center.
Information: Lois, 829-6927 or Ellen, 795-1909.

Originating in China 2,000 years ago, Mahjong is a game of skill, strategy, calculation, and a certain degree of luck. All levels can enjoy the American version of this classic game. Supplies are provided.

Deep Run Recreation Center
Fridays: 1-4pm
Information: 290-0305.

Senior Softball League
For women 40+ and men 50+. Newcomers are welcome to join in the fun. Information: 270-7397.

Social Bridge Bunch
Bridge players with previous experience can join fellow players for fun and fellowship. Players will rotate tables throughout the social. Bring a snack. Supplies provided. Social Bridge Bunch

Confederate Hills Recreation Center: Tuesdays: 9:30am-1pm

Belmont Recreation Center: Wednesdays: 10am-1pm

Deep Run Recreation Center: Thursdays, 10am-1pm

Tennis Clubs
For ages 55+. If you enjoy challenging tennis with a large dose of fun, contact the Net Set or the Racketeers. Men and women can join in round-robin style social tennis. Intermediate level of play. Both clubs play April-November at Belmont Recreation Center, 8:30-11:30am.

Net Set
Tuesdays & Fridays. Information: 270-6333

Mondays & Thursdays. Information: 515-8620

S.A.L.T./Triad Council (Seniors and Law Enforcement Together)
S.A.L.T./Triad Council is a cooperative effort and working partnership between the County of Henrico Division of Police, County of Henrico Sheriff’s Office, and senior citizens throughout Henrico. Its purpose is to develop, expand, and implement effective crime prevention and education programs for the benefit of our senior citizens and to improve the overall quality of life by making our communities a safer place to live. S.A.L.T./Triad is a cooperative program sponsored nationally by the American Association of Retired Persons, the International Association of Chiefs of Police, and the National Sheriff’s Association. Monthly Council meetings are held at the Henrico Training Center on the first Tuesday of each month at 9 a.m. For more information, call Community Policing at 501-5236.

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