We offer quality opportunities for those over the age of 60 to continue learning, stay fit, improve health and most importantly, have lots of fun.

Our senior center is a home away from home for many Lancaster residents. It offers an exciting variety of activities. Chances are, whatever’s on the agenda on any particular day, our senior center will be bustling. Make beautiful music with the Lancaster Senior Orchestra, make new friends playing corn hole, create various pieces of art and improve your flexibility with our exercise classes. If you enjoy meeting new people and learning new things, then join our senior center – it’s free! Add life to your years, not just years to your life!

Our friendly Senior Center staff will be glad to introduce you to our programs. We offer quality opportunities to learn, improve health and most importantly, to have lots of laughs. Special events include holiday parties, live entertainment, volunteer appreciation celebrations, intergenerational activities with our preschool classes and enjoy new hobbies.

Seniors can register for van transportation to and from their homes to the Lancaster Rec Senior Center. For those driving to the Senior Center, handicapped accessible parking is available, as is an accessible ramp into the Senior Center.

Senior Center closings due to inclement weather are listed on WGAL TV 8.

The Lancaster Rec Senior Center is funded, in part, under an Agreement with money allocated by the Pennsylvania Department of Aging and the Lancaster County Office of Aging.

Visit our Senior Center

Lancaster Rec operates a senior center that offers a variety of activities for those ages 60 and up. We keep a full activities calendar and provide a hot lunch.

Senior Fitness and Recreation Programs

From crafts to fitness activities to senior sports, we keep things fun and engaging for anyone willing to try something new.

Stay Connected with News & Events

Lancaster Rec offers new programs, classes, sports and events every month. Keep informed about new opportunities for you, your family and your friends to enjoy by visiting our News & Events section, and by signing up to receive our e-newsletter.

Support Lancaster Rec

To keep our programs affordable for all families, we depend on the support of businesses and individuals, both financially and in volunteering time. Learn how you can support making organized activities accessible to everyone by visiting our support pages for more information.