Seniors’ social clubs return to Vancouver community centers – ClarkCountyToday.com
The town’s “50 and Better” club program is an important part of social life for many Clark County seniors, providing low-cost opportunities to connect with others around hobbies and activities. ‘common interest.
VANCOUVER – Vancouver’s popular 50+ social clubs for seniors are back at the Firstenburg Community Center (700 NE 136e Ave.) and Marshall / Luepke Community Center (1009 E. McLoughlin Blvd.).
The town’s “50 and Better” club program is an important part of the social life of many Clark County seniors, providing low-cost opportunities to connect with others around hobbies and interests. common. Most clubs do not require prior knowledge or experience and are an excellent environment for learning new skills.
A wide variety of clubs are available including book clubs, card groups, mahjongg, knitting, and ukulele. Participants are encouraged to join an established club or stop by during opening hours to enjoy a friendly chat.
Clubs are held in the Trapedero II Hall of the Firstenburg Community Center, which is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Luepke Senior Center, located behind the Marshall Community Center, is open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. No prior registration is required; most club equipment is provided.
Senior clubs and programs were suspended in March 2020 due to COVID-19. To ensure the safety of participants and staff, the Vancouver Department of Parks, Recreation and Culture takes a tiered approach to reinstate in-person programs. Other senior programs, including hikes and travel, are expected to return in early 2022.
Check out the ’50 and better’ club calendars at www.cityofvancouver.us/50AndBetter. For more information, contact the Firstenburg Community Center at (360) 487-7001 or the Marshall / Luepke Community Center at (360) 487-7100. Face coverings are mandatory at both community centers.
Information provided by the City of Vancouver.