Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the Senior Center is currently closed to the public until further notice. Senior Center staff is offering daily LIVE virtual classes on Facebook. Visit our Facebook page here for a schedule and to view the videos.


COVID-19 Information and Senior Center Reopening Guidelines

Colonial Heights Senior Center is reopening to the public on Monday, July 6 with modified program/activities. Our facility will be open to the public from 8:30am-4:00pm Monday through Friday. Temperature checks for the general public will be done upon entry at the front door of the building. This is the only door that will be available for use.

We encourage the use of face masks for non-exercise related activities and recommend social distancing. For exercise classes (excluding Tai-Chi and Line Dancing):

Mondays - No classes at the center. Feel free to choose from our previously recorded Facebook classes.
  • If your last name begins with A-K join us on Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • If your last name begins with L-Z join us on Wednesdays and Fridays
  • For our Tai-Chi, Line Dancing and Meditation classes the above rules do not apply. You are free to come to those at any time.
To avoid overcrowding in the hallways please do not enter the building any earlier than 10 minutes before the start of class. You MUST bring your own weights, bands and/or yoga mats daily as we will not be able to provide equipment. Each participant must sanitize their chair after use. Our Fitness Center will be available during operating hours but will be limited to 4 people at any given time.

Senior Transportation will be limited to medical appointments, food pantry deliveries and grocery store visits. Please call 520-9219 to schedule a ride.

Please see the link here for the July calendar. If you have any questions or need further information please call the center at 520-9220. We look forward to seeing you soon!



About the Senior Center


The Senior Citizen Center is adjacent to the Community Building at 157 Roanoke Avenue. It is open Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. The Center is open to adults 55 years of age and older who are City Residents. The Nutrition Program is open to City Residents 60 years of age or older who meet the qualifications. Please call (804) 520-9220 for information and (804) 520-9219 for transportation. If you enjoy being with people, then we have something for you. See the bottom of this page for our Exercise and Activities schedules and don't forget to check out our upcoming trips.


Colonial Heights Transportation Services


Hours of Operation are Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (With services being provided from 8:15 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) 

  • As of July 1, 2018: Services have been expanded to include adult special needs or handicapped City residents under 60.
  • As of August 1, 2018: Hours have been expanded to 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturdays  (With services being provided from 8:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)

IMPORTANT: PLEASE READ

Additional Transportation Service Program Information:

Service will be available only to Colonial Heights residents who are at least 60 years of age, and adult special needs or handicapped Colonial Heights residents.

  • Transportation will be available to and from any Colonial Heights destination and for medical appointments only to and from Petersburg, Hopewell and the Puddledock Road area of Prince George County.
  • Services will be administered through the Colonial Heights Senior Transportation division of the Agency on Aging. Registration for services is required and is available by calling Senior Transportation at (804)520-9219.
  • There are no fees for transportation services, however donations are accepted.
IMPORTANT: PLEASE READ
  • It's mandatory that you schedule appointments with us no less than 24 hours before your suggested route. We recommend scheduling as soon as you know you need transportation.

Crater Area Agency on Aging


The Crater Area Agency on Aging is a local aging program that provides information and services on a range of assistance for older adults. By contacting your local agency you get access to critical information including:

      • Available service in your area
      • Mobility assistance programs, meal plans & housing 
      • Assistance in gaining access to services
      • Individual counseling, support groups and caregiver training
      • Respite care
      • Supplemental services, on a limited basis

Click here for more information.


 Upcoming Trips    
Charleston, SC
Sherwood Forest Plantation
Tangier Island
Upper Shirley Vineyards Riverside Theater Upcoming Berkeley Plantation


Schedule of Activities


Senior Citizen Club

 
The Senior Citizen Club was organized in 1968 and is sponsored by the Department of Recreation and Parks. It is open to Senior Citizens 50 years of age and older who are City Residents. The Club meets at 1:15 pm on the first three Thursdays of the month at the Community Center and on the fourth Thursday of the month at Golden Corral Restaurant.