Bend Senior Center

A gathering place and center of activities for persons 50 years and better, the Bend Senior Center is owned and operated by the Bend Park & Recreation District. A focal point for our community, the center activities and programs are designed to promote active healthy lifestyles through health, education, recreation, socialization and volunteer opportunities.

Let us know how we’re doing
Take the Bend Senior Center facility survey

Want to know the latest happenings?
Click here to view our Senior Center Newsletter for July or our  current monthly Activity Calendar.

Facility Rentals:
Evenings, Saturdays and Sundays, the facility is available for community rentals such as weddings, meetings, receptions and other events. Click on Facility Rental for more information.

BPRD Playbook and Recreation Guide for Summer 2017

Summer 2017 registration
is now open!

View the
BPRD Summer 2017 Playbook
(Note: 5 MB pdf file)
Review programs and register online.

Silver & Fit® and Silver Sneakers®

The Bend Senior Center is proud to be a both a Sliver Sneakers and Silver & Fit Facility. These programs provide eligible members with no-cost or low-cost fitness memberships through arrangements with certain health care plans. Silver & Fit® and Silver Sneakers® are designed to help seniors achieve better health through regular exercise and health education. Contact your Medicare Advantage Health Plan to see if you qualify. Visit SilverandFit.com or SliverSneaker.

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Great News for AARP Medicare Supplement Members

Beginning April 1,  the Bend Senior Center will participate in the Healthy Contributions program for AARP Medicare Supplement United Healthcare members. Please contact your insurance company and sign up to receive your discounted Bend Senior Center monthly pass.

Hours
Monday-Thursday

7:30 am – 7:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Holidays
July 4, Independence Day – Closed
Sept. 4, Labor Day – Closed

1600 SE Reed Market Road
Bend, OR 97702
ph. (541) 388-1133

Join us for a great class on Grilling Beyond the Meat, Thursday, July 27, 5:30-7:30 pm at the Bend Senior Center. Roast, grill and bake veggies, fruit desserts, salads, biscuits, soup (yes, soup) and protein entrees! Think beyond the hunk of meat BBQ and explore the many ways of the grill. Learn about marinades and rubs too. We’ll also prepare fabulous picnic salad sides to satisfy the meat lovers and the vegans!
Sample Menu: Grilled Summer Gazpacho Soup; Grilled Corn Salsa with Seasonal Seafood; Fabulous Grilled Vegetable Platter; Grilled Pineapple with Citrus Cream Sauce; Kebobs, Chicken Sausage over Spring Greens and Buttermilk Dressing are just some of the dishes we’ll prepare. Instructor: Suzanne Landry
Fee is $49 ID $59 OD. Register at www.bendparksandrec.org or call 541-388-1133 to register.
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Are you a caregiver or have a loved one suffering from Alzheimer's or dementia? Consider attending the Caregiver Support Group Meeting every third Thursday of the month. Join us tomorrow, Thursday, July 18th or call 541-948-7214 for more information. ... See MoreSee Less

In addition to programs, fitness and free events, did you know that we also partner with local organizations and host informational events? Consider attending tonight's the Social Security Basics & Medicare 101 from 4:30 - 5:30 pm at the Senior Center. Learn the ins and outs of social security and find out what it takes to retire.

See more events: bendparksandrec.org/senior_center/activities/
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Don't forget to swing by tomorrow, Wednesday July 19th, morning from 9:30 am - 10:30 am for Blood Pressure Checks or book an appointment, 541-788-4758 for the Feet Retreat from 9:00 am to 3 pm.

Want to know more about our free or low-cost health clinic times and days? What about free events? Be sure to check out our monthly newsletter on the Bend Senior Center homepage: bendparksandrec.org/senior_center/
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Join us tomorrow at the BSC for the Tuesday afternoon movie. This week's pick is Wild Oats starring Shirley MacLaine and Jessica Lange. Showtime is 12:45 pm. Come on down the air conditioning is fine. ... See MoreSee Less

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