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Fifty and Better

Dancers at Luepke Center's Senior Prom

With dedicated spaces at Firstenburg and Marshall Community Center and a wealth of activities happening around the City and across the Pacific Northwest, Vancouver seniors will find an experience that's right for them.

Fifty and Better Activities

Try your hand at a game of bridge, Mah Jong or pinochle. Learn how to knit or quilt. Attend one of many financial, legal or wellness clinics.

Trapedero II at Firstenburg Community Center

Named after the Trapedero Club, a Parks & Recreation social club for teens that began in the mid-1940s, the modern Trap is located on the first floor of Firstenburg Community Center.

Hours
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Address
700 NE 136th Ave.
Vancouver, WA 98684

Luepke Senior Center

Adjacent to Marshall Community Center, Luepke Center is home to a paperback lending library and computer lab. Seniors will find a variety of specialty dances, classes, and community presentations happening here.

Hours
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Address
1009 E McLoughlin Blvd.
Vancouver, WA 98663

50+ Travel Program

Since 1971 Parks & Recreation has provided people over the age of 50 affordable group travel. These day-long trips explore attractions, events, festivals, cultural activities and destinations near and far with varied levels of difficulty. You'll meet new people and make friends. Trips are planned in advance and escorted by trained volunteers. All you need to do is sit back and enjoy the ride!

50+ Forever Young Hikers

Stay active, meet new people and have fun! A new adventure awaits you every Tuesday year-round and could take place anywhere from Columbia River Gorge to the Pacific Ocean.

A Hike Orientation for new hikers is offered the first Thursday of each month at Luepke. These classes are free and mandatory for anyone interested in registering for one of our hikes.

The Messenger Newspaper

The Messenger is the 3rd largest newspaper in Clark County. It is mailed for free to anyone 50 or older who requests it. Read about health, education and leisure information, legislative issues and other matters of interest to SW Washington's senior residents.

Meals-On-Wheels People

Enjoy a hot, nutritious meal provided by Meals on Wheels People, a nonprofit organization. Anyone 60 years of age and older is welcome to join us for lunch, regardless of income level. Lunches happen Monday - Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. A donation of $3 per meal is suggested.

For more detailed information about home delivery or volunteer opportunities contact:
Andre Parker at 360-597-5711 (Firstenburg)
Wendy Egly at 360-695-3847 (Luepke Center)