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Senior Adult Programs

The Parks & Recreation Department provides a wide range of activities which appeal to all ages. For information concerning programs, fees charged and registration, check the calendar, navigate these pages or call 595-0840. You may also download the Registration Form.

Pre-registration is required. Unless otherwise noted, registration will be taken Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the Department of Leisure Services Office, or you may call the office and request a registration form to be mailed. The City of Prattville Parks & Recreation Department provides equal opportunities for participation in programs without regard to race, sex or national origin.


Come play with us every Tuesdays and Thursdays!
time: 10:30am
where: Gillespie Senior Center
Come early to reserve your seat!


Call 361-3697 for details or to register. Space is limited!
• Getting Started with Computers
• Internet 101
• Computer Maintenance
• Introduction to PC Troubleshooting
when: Mondays & Fridays (12 noon - 4:00pm)
where: Gillespie Senior Center
fee: $25 per class per person


Dominoes, Mexican Dominoes, Rook, Pinochle and Canasta are some of the games we play. Join the fun! Refreshments available. FREE!
when: February 26, March 25, April 29
time: 1-5 p.m.
where: Gillespie Senior Center


Lunch is offered Monday - Friday for seniors age 60 and up. Please call in advance to sign up for lunch.
The cost of the meal is $1.50 donation. Call 595-0841 for more information.
when: Mon-Fri (Seniors age 60+), 11:15 a.m.
Center closed on City-observed holidays
where: Gillespie Senior Center


Call 595-0841 to sign up for trips!

  • The Scott & Zelda Fitzgerald Museum in Montgomery
    February 18, $25 includes tour, lunch and transportation. Leave from Gillespie Center at 9:30am.

  • Andalusia Senior Appreciation Day (Mardi Gras theme)
    Formerly known as the Andalusia Hoe Down. March 31st.
    Cost: $15 and includes admission, lunch and transportation. Space is limited. Leave from Gillespie Center at 7am.

  • Lanark & Natureplex
    April 5th. Let's go on a hike and explore the new NaturePlex in Millbrook. Please be prepared to take a short hike. Cost: $10 and includes admission, lunch and transportation. Leave from Gillespie Center at 8:45am.
  • SAVE THE DATE. September 2-12, 2016. Mt. Rushmore, the Badlands & Black Hills of South Dakota.
    $935 per person based on double occupancy. 11 day trip includes visits to Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse Memorial, Custer State Park and more. $75 deposit due upon signing up, payment in full allows you to pick your bus seat. Space is limited. All payments are 100% refundable up until 16 days before the trip departs. Call (334) 595-0842 for more details.


Regular dominoes, rook, checkers, shuffleboard, horseshoes, bowling, golf and much more. (Rules available at the Gillespie Senior Center). Show off your skills, win medals and bragging rights. Win and move to the state games level in Oxford. To register or for additional information call Kris 595-0842 or Betty 595-0803.
June 15-17(district games)
Gillespie Senior Center
August (date and location TBA)
August – (date and location TBA)


Great for arthritis, helps with strengthening, toning, balance, and maintain range of motion.
Wednesday & Friday, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Gillespie Senior Center


WEEKLY ONGOING CLASSES (all classes are held at the Gillespie Senior Center).

Arthritic Exercise: Wednesdays and Fridays at 1:00 p.m.
Bowling: Tuesdays, 1 p.m. at Bama Lanes
Bridge Club: Tuesdays, 8:30 a.m.
Exercise: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9:15 - 10 a.m.
Line dancing: Tuesday & Thursday, 8:30 - 10 a.m.
Pinochle: Tuesday, 5:30 p.m.
Quilting: Monday, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. (all ages welcome)
Tatting: Wednesday, 1:00 p.m.

You may download the Registration Form here.

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