Adult Activity Center

Classrooms, stage, dance floor, kitchen, studios
215 W. C St., Springfield OR 97477
541-736-4444

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This lively community center next to Island Park is your place to discover, create and connect.

Hours

8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday
8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday
9 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturday

No classes are currently scheduled..

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+ Support Groups

MS Support Group

Second Tuesday of each month, 1-3 p.m.     Free.     Drop in.

Parkinson's Support Group

Third Tuesday of each month, 1:30-3:30 p.m.     Free.     Drop in.

+ Lecture Series

We offer weekly free lectures on a variety of subjects. See our current listings of free lectures here.

+ Services and Support

Our goal is to be a part of the support network that is helping older adults to live at home safely and independently. We can assist you with providing information, support, and access to resources. We assess needs and offers ongoing support to older adults. We want to help our participants maintain maximum independence by removing individual and social barriers to personal independence.

Health Promotion Activities

Chair Massage

Chair massages have numerous health benefits, including:

  • Boosts energy, alertness, and productivity
  • Increases Circulation
  • Reduces muscle tension and pain
  • Helps prevent Repetitive-Stress Injuries
  • Relaxes and rejuvenates
  • Relieves emotional stress

15-minute sessions: $13 ID/$14 OD. 30-minute sessions: $26 ID/$28 OD.

Sign up online or by calling us at 541-736-4544.

Drop-in Services

Blood Pressure Clinic

Thursdays, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Free.

Assistive Listening Devices

Available for use during programs. Please notify staff of your need 24 hours in advance.

Whippets Walking Group

Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:30 a.m. Free.

Social Engagement and Support Groups

See drop-down menu above.

Accessible Van Transportation

Monday-Fridays; Times vary depending on route. $1.50; Free for Ridesource Eligible Riders.  Call 541-736-4444 for more information.

Foot Care

Licensed technician provides basic trim. Bring a small towel. Those with special foot-care needs should contact the front office in advance. By appointment. $14 ID/$16 OD.

Utility Bill Assistance

The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps keep adults age 60 and older safe and healthy through initiatives that assist with energy costs. Waiting list opens Nov. 1 at 8 a.m., please call 541-736-4406.

Senior Meals Program

The Senior Meals Program helps people age 60 and older maintain their independence by providing food and friendship. Meet old friends or make new friends at our tables. Reservations offered but not required. Anyone age 60 and older is served, regardless of income. Cost: $3 suggested donation for seniors 60 and older or $8 for individuals 60 and younger.

Senior Law Service

Senior Law is dedicated to providing access to justice for people age 60 and older. Volunteer attorneys connect seniors with the legal help they need. Please call 541-736-4444 for an appointment.
 

 

 

+ Social Happenings

Gatherings

Community Breakfast

Ages 50+. Everyone is invited monthly to enjoy a delicious breakfast, conversation, raffle and special guests. Please register in advance.

Thursdays, 9/20, 10/18 and 11/15, 7:45-8:45 a.m.     $3.50 ID/$4.20 OD.     Register

Conversations With Women

Ages 50+. Women meet to extend horizons through the exchange of ideas in a group discussion format. Register in advance. No meeting 7/4/18.

Wednesdays, 10:15-11:30 a.m.     $5 ID/$6 OD.     Register

Friendship Circle

Ages 50+. Are you looking for friendly people to talk with and share ideas? Give our club a try. You steer the conversation with the goal of adding friendship to life’s gifts. Register in advance.

Wednesdays, 1:30-2:45 p.m.      $5 ID/$6 OD.     Register

Rosie Riveters

No meeting June-August.

Second Friday of each month, 12:30 p.m.     Free.     Drop-in.

Community Breakfast

No meeting June-August.

Third Tuesday of each month, 7:45 a.m.     $3.50.     Advance registration encouraged.

Willama-Library Book Group

Ages 18+. Meets at Springfield Public Library.

First Tuesday of each month, 10:30 a.m.     Free.     Drop-in.

Movie Appreciation Group

Movies play from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays and are free to attend. A brief introduction will precede each film followed by an informal discussion period. All movies will have English subtitles.

No meetings July-August.

Monthly Matinees 

Movies play at 1:30 p.m. Fridays. Subtitles available with 15-minute notice.

7/6

“The Post”  (2018) PG-13

8/3

“Peter Rabbit”  (2018) PG

   
   

 

+ DIY Shops

Rock and Gem Shop & Studio

Ages 18+. Equipped with tools to help you grind, sand and polish your found rocks. Skilled volunteers will help you turn rocks into beautiful gems. We'd also love to help you cut your geode or ThunderEgg!

Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9am-3pm.
Fridays from 12-5pm.
Saturdays from 9am-12pm.

Drop-in: $4.50 ID/$5.50 OD
5-visit Pass: $17.50 ID/$21 OD
Each rock cut is an additional $4. We also have pre-cut rock slabs for sale at inexpensive prices. Tax-deductible rock donations accepted.

Wood Working Shop & Studio

Ages 18+. Our wood working shop & studio is perfect for woodworkers of all levels. Staff are available to help beginners complete their projects from the start to finish, including conceptualizing, finding a woodworking plan, building and finishing.

The shop & studio is equipped with saws, planer, jointer, lathe, and everything else you need to build stunning wooden furniture. Our visitors build anything and everything, including cabinets, bookshelves, planter stands, wine racks and more.

Mondays-Thursdays, 9-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-3 p.m.

Drop-in: $6 ID/$7 OD
5-visit Pass: $25 ID/$30 OD

We accept commission requests for small- to medium-sized custom-built wood furniture and other projects. Contact 541-736-4444 for more information.

Gift Shop

Our gift shop specializes in beautiful handcrafted items created by community artisans at unbeatable prices. As a consignment shop, your purchase helps to support both the artisans and the Adult Activity Center. You can find a variety of items there, including:

  • Art pieces
  • Clothing
  • Jewelry
  • Bath and beauty products
  • Quilts
  • Knick-knacks
  • Toys
  • and More!

The Gift Shop is open Monday-Friday from 10am-3pm.

Interested in consigning your items? Contact us at 541-736-4444.

+ Group Exercise

See our Group Exercise Calendar for days and times.

You may qualify for our Silver Benefits program. This could save you money on fitness passes. Learn More