The Bethel Senior Center has a NEW VAN !
The van can pick you up at your home or local senior living community and drive you to where you would like to go (including medical appointments, shopping, social trips, etc...) in the surrounding towns: Bethel, Danbury, Brookfield, Newtown, Redding, Ridgefield, Southbury, & New Milford.
Since 1977 our community's mature citizen, 50 years and older, can find a multipurpose facility at the Bethel Senior Center. It is our mission to provide opportunities for friendship, physical, intellectual, cultural,and social activities; to motivate individual and group participation; to encourage positive attitudes and preserve individual dignity and respect for all older adults.
Click on the Programs, Games and Activities link to view our Trips and Special Events for 2018.
The Bethel Senior Center offers many different activities and classes:
Exercise: Basketball, Bike Club, Chair Yoga, Circuit Training, Line Dancing, Seniorcise, Square Dancing, TaiChi, Tap Dancing, Walking Club, Yoga, Zumba
Creative Classes: Art, Crafts, Crocheting, Ceramics, Creative Writing, Knitting, Scrapbooking, Painting, Quilting, Writing Memoirs
Special Interest: Bible Study, Book Club, Chorus, Computer Class, Drama, Free Movie Mondays, Gardening, Genealogy, Italian Class, Information Technology, Lectures, Live Well Program, Lunch and Learn Programs, Poetry, Positive You, Theater.
Games: Billiards, Bingo, Board Games, Bridge, Canasta, Cribbage, Mah Jong, Poker, Pinochle, Puzzle Making, Rummy.
Parties & Travel: Holiday Parties (Superbowl, Chinese New Year, MardiGras, Victorian Tea, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Summer Barbecue, Grandparents Day, Halloween, Veteran's Day Breakfast, Holiday Shoppe, Holiday Party; Day and Extended Trips.
Services: Elderly Information Service and Assistance, Blood Pressure Clinic, A.A.R.P. Tax Aide, A.A.R.P. Safe Driving Course, Health, Awareness, and Information Seminars, Health Insurance Counseling, Holiday Shoppe, Kathy's Closet (Medical Equipment Loan Service), Lunch everyday, Meals on Wheels, Tag Sales, Toastmasters, Volunteer Program.
Director: Lisa Plumb
Assistant Director: Rosemary Cywin
Senior Aide: Marie Zappala
Senior Center Assistant: Carol Banasik
Commission on the Aging: Al Barney
Municipal Agent: Lisa Plumb
Phone: (203) 792-3048; 794-8593
Fax: (203) 744-3812
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm