Senior Citizen Programs

The Parks and Recreation Department offers many programs to seniors age 55 and above.


Battle Center's Senior Friendship Club


This club is for persons age 55 and above and meets at the Georgia K. Battle Center. It offers travel, workshops, lunches and much more. It meets the 3rd Monday of each month at Georgia K. Battle Center. Call Ella Clarke at 252-939-3352 for more information.

Kinston Senior Dance Club


Adults over 50 meet at the Galaxy of Sports Skating Center every Tuesday from 7 - 10 p.m. with live entertainment. A fee is charged. Please call Melissa McCoy at 252-939-3347 for more information.

Mock Athletic Skills Facility Senior Program


Lenoir County residents age 55 and above are entitled to a free membership. The Mock Athletic Skills Facility includes a walking track, treadmills and other cardio and resistance equipment. For more information, contact call us at 252-939-3232.

Neuse River Senior Games


Games are held annually in late April in New Bern. Participation in these games includes the counties of:
  • Craven
  • Duplin
  • Greene
  • Jones
  • Lenoir
  • Pamlico

There is a small entry fee and registration is required. Contact Melissa McCoy at 252-939-3347 for more information.

Water Aerobics


Water Aerobics is held at the Woodmen Community Center's pool on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:15 a.m. A fee is charged.