Additional classes and programs can be found at

These programs are designed for ages 50 and older.

50+ Photography Contestcamera
Calling all amateur photographers in Henrico County! Show off your camera skills by entering our photo contest highlighting “Recreation and Parks in Henrico County.” On April 24, a reception will be held at Belmont Recreation Center to showcase all entries and announce the winners. The first place photograph will also be featured in the Recreation and Parks Program Guide!
The contest begins on March 2 and entries will be limited to the first 100 photographs, so enter early! Photography Contest Rules are also available at Belmont, Deep Run, and Eastern Henrico Recreation Centers. Information:


Free Programs


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.

Wed, Feb 25, Mar 25, & Apr 22: Belmont Recreation Center
Wed, Mar 4, & Apr 1: Deep Run Recreation Center
Wed, Feb 11, & Mar 11: Eastern Henrico Recreation Center
Wed, Apr 29: Hidden Creek Recreation Center
Wed,  Feb 18, Mar 18, April 15: Walkerton Tavern

Open Gym

Open Gym: Senior Pickleball

For ages 50+. Pickleball has been described as a fun blend of tennis, badminton, and ping pong. Join our pickleballers for social play throughout the week. Participants will be required to sign a liability waiver provided on site. This program is continuous throughout the year but will not meet on County holidays. Equipment provided.

Deep Run Recreation CenterPickleball
Wednesdays: 8:30-10:30 a.m.
Fridays: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Information: 290-0305.

Eastern Henrico Recreation Center
Tuesdays & Thursdays: 9:30 a.m.-noon.
Information: 225-2056.

Open Gym: Senior Multi-Sport
For ages 40+. Join us for open gym on Friday mornings. Participate in basketball, volleyball, table tennis, pickleball and more! All participants will be required to sign a liability waiver provided in site. Henrico residents only. Senior Open Gym will not be held on County holidays or when other programs are scheduled

Eastern Henrico Recreation Center.
Fridays: 8:30-10:30 a.m.
Information: 225-2056.

Open Gym: Senior Volleyball
For women 40+ and men 50+. Volleyball is competitive, fun, and a great way to meet new friends. Join our volleyballers at Deep Run Recreation Center for pick-up play every Tuesday and Thursday. All participants will be required to sign a liability waiver provided on site. Program will not meet on County holidays.

Deep Run Recreation Center
Tuesdays & Thursdays: 6-8:30 p.m
Information: 290-0305.

Senior Clubs & Leagues

Bowling Leagues

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

Young at Heart
Mondays, 1-3pm, Shrader Lanes
Information: 755-1342.

Easy Does It
Thursdays, 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
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
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 or Ms. Schwerdtfeger (president) at 737-3049.

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