Oak Ridge senior citizens have had a facility dedicated to their needs since 1977. The Center is now temporarily located at 1403 Oak Ridge Turnpike while plans proceed to design and construct a new building. It is open 60 hours per week: 9 am to 9 pm on Tuesday and Thursday; 9 am to 5 pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday; and 8:30 am to 4:30 pm on Saturdays; the Center is closed on Sundays. Opportunities for recreation, information, volunteerism, education, health screening, computer use, Senior Nutrition Lunch Program, physical fitness, and transportation assistance are offered. Also provided are a meeting place for many community senior citizen organizations and an information source on programs/services available to the elderly. The Senior Center’s phone number is 425-3999. Lunch is served Monday through Friday, 11:00 – 11:30 a.m. by reservation only. Call 425-3996 or 691-2551 by noon the day before to reserve a meal.
The Oak Ridge Senior Center is a facility dedicated to providing leisure activities for anyone 50 and over.