The City of Abilene Senior Services Division provides excellent Recreational and Social opportunities for senior citizens of Abilene and surrounding areas. Participants can enjoy a wide variety of activities and services which includes fitness classes, lunch program, educational opportunities, and more. The City of Abilene has four Senior Centers for Senior Citizens ages 55 and older or the spouse of someone that age.

Services

  • Recreational Activities

    Each of the four Senior Centers offer a variety of recreational activities that include card games, dance classes, field trips, educational opportunities, and more.

    Thursday Night Dances

    Dances are held Thursday night at Rose Park Senior Activity Center, located at 2625 South 7th. Dances start at 7pm and are open to anyone 55 and older. Cost is $5 per person.

    Bands

    • 1st Thursday - Moonlight Bandits
    • 2nd Thursday - Exit 277
    • 3rd Thursday - Midnight Blue
    • 4th Thursday - Harmony Creek Cowboys
    • 5th Thursday - Open

     

    Fitness and Health Related Activities

    The City of Abilene Senior Services Division offers a variety of fitness classes for Active Adults.  These classes are led by senior volunteers and designed for Senior Citizens.

  • A nutritious lunch is served Monday through Friday.  Written special diets are prepared for those with written Doctors orders.  Carry out meals can be arranged for participants who pre-qualify.

  • Transportation service is available to senior citizens age 60 and older.  Transportation is available for Senior Citizens from their residence to any of the Senior Activity Centers. Participants must be able to get on and off the bus without assistance. Following the lunch program, the senior citizens will be returned to their residence.

    Twice a month, staff provides transportation to and from a local grocery store.  There are no assigned fees for this service; however confidential donations are accepted.

    Please call (325) 734-5300 for transportation arrangements.
  • The City of Abilene Senior Services Division offers transportation for medical appointments Monday through Thursday from 9am to 1:30pm.  Reservations can be made at (325) 673-4694.

Senior Centers

Senior Activity Calendar - December 2018

  • Location
    2625 S.7th Street
    Abilene, TX 79605

    Phone
    (325) 734-5300

    Hours
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday
    8:30am - 4:00pm
    Tuesday
    8:30am - 8:00pm
    Thursday
    8:30am - 4:00pm,
    5:30pm - 9:00pm

     

    Activity Calendar

    Dance Schedule

    Jeff White
    Senior Services Administrator
    Jeff.White@abilenetx.gov
    325-734-5306

    Janet Whisenhunt
    Nutrition and Transportation
    Janet.Whisenhunt@abilenetx.gov
    325-734-5304

    Vacant
    Activities
    325-734-5300

    Julie Sartor
    Senior Advocates
    Julie.Sartor@abilenetx.gov
    324-734-5345

    Medical Transportation
    325-673-4694

  • Location
    2302 State Street
    Abilene, TX 79603

    Phone
    (325) 676-6447

    Hours
    Monday - Friday
    9:00am - 1:30pm

    Call or Email for Daily Activities

    Ann Hall
    Center Coordinator
    Ann.Hall@abilenetx.gov

    Carey Johnson
    Recreation Specialist
    Carey.Johnson@abilenetx.gov

  • Location
    541 North 8th St.
    Abilene, TX 79601

    Phone
    (325) 676-6443

    Hours
    Monday - Friday
    9:00am - 1:30pm

     

    Call or Email for Daily Activities

    Bobby Brown 
    Center Coordinator
    Bobby.Brown@abilenetx.gov

    Racquel Garrett
    Recreation Specialist
    Racquel.Garrett@abilenetx.gov

  • Location
    2250 Ambler Ave
    Abilene, TX 79603

    Phone
    (325) 676-6440

    Hours
    Monday - Friday
    9:00am - 1:30pm

    Call or Email for Daily Activities

    Al Flores
    Center Coordinator
    Al.Flores@abilenetx.gov

    Jazmyn Gindratt
    Recreation Specialist
    Jazmyn.Gindratt@abilenetx.gov



Awards

  • The City of Abilene Senior Services Division Senior Talent Show wins the Outstanding Program Award

    Outstanding Program Award

    City of Abilene Senior Services Division
    Senior Talent Show

    Jane Wisenhunt is given the Outstanding Professional Award

    Outstanding Professional Award

    Janet Whisenhunt

     

     
    Abilene Regional Medical Center is awarded the Outstanding Corporate Partner

    Outstanding Corporate Partner Award

    Abilene Regional Medical Center

    Angels Care Home Health is awarded the Outstanding Corporate Partner

    Outstanding Corporate Partner Award

    Angels Care Home Health

    Wisteria Retirement Living is awarded Outstanding Corporate Partner Award

    Outstanding Corporate Partner Award

    Wisteria Retirement Living

    City of Abilene Senior Services Division is awarded the Cornerstone Award

    Cornerstone Award

    City of Abilene Senior Services Division

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