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Fifty and Better

City of Vancouver

The City of Vancouver coordinates a rich program of activities and services for seniors.

Fifty and Better Activities

Well over 100,000 Vancouver and Clark County seniors enjoy enrichment activities offered at the Luepke Center, 1009 E. McLoughlin Blvd. There are a lot of activities for seniors at the 50 and Better Trapedero II, located at the Firstenburg Community Center. For more information please contact Kelly Lund via email: Kelly.Lund@cityofvancouver.us or at 360-487-7055.

50+ Travel Program

Since 1971 the Vancouver Parks and Recreation 50+ Travel Program has provided people over the age of 50 affordable group travel. Day-trips explore attractions, events, festivals, cultural activities and destinations with varied levels of difficulty. You'll meet new people and make friends. Trips are planned and escorted by trained volunteers so that you are able to sit back, enjoy the ride, your group and your destination. Contact Becky Anderson at 360-487-7084 for program information.

50+ Forever Young Hikers

The Vancouver Parks and Recreation 50+ Forever Young Hikers program is a great way to stay active, meet new people and have fun! A new adventure awaits you every Tuesday year-round ranging from the Columbia River Gorge to the Pacific Ocean. Contact Becky Anderson at 360-487-7084 for program information.

The Messenger Newspaper

The Messenger is the 3rd largest newspaper in Clark County. It is mailed free to anyone 50 or older who requests it. Read about active adults, travel, health, education and leisure information, legislative information and other matters of interest to SW Washington's senior residents. Revenue is from reader donations and paid advertising. Click here to view The Messenger online

The 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. Suggested lunch donation is $3.

For more detailed information about home delivery or volunteer opportunities contact:
Luepke Center, Wendy Egly 360-695-3847
Firstenburg Center, Andre Parker 360-597-5711
M–F, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm LC Community Room and FCC Lunch Room

Senior Centers For Clark County

Battle Ground Senior Center
116 NE 3rd Ave.
Battle Ground, WA 98604
(360) 342-5380

Camas Senior Center
528 NE Cedar St.
Camas, WA 98607-2048
(360) 834-3125

Luepke Senior Center
1009 E. McLoughlin Blvd.
P.O. Box 1995
Vancouver, WA 98668-1995
(360) 487-7050

Trapadero II at the Firstenburg Community Center
700 NE 136th Ave
P.O. Box 1995
Vancouver, WA 98668-1995
(360) 487-7036
Click here to view the Senior Fitness Schedule

Washougal Senior Center
1681 "C" ST
Washougal, WA 98671
(360) 835-8113


Volunteer Opportunities for Seniors

Volunteer Connections
Clark County Washington's Volunteer Connections Program connects the wisdom, experience, and talents of volunteers with opportunities to enrich the quality of life for themselves and their communities.

Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)
People from all walks of life contribute their skills, knowledge and time to worthwhile community efforts through RSVP. Enjoy an active retirement lifestyle while helping others. RSVP is open to people 55 and older, retired or semi-retired. Call 360-735-3683.

Human Service Council
The Human Services Council is a non-profit corporation established in 1957. Throughout its existence, the agency has worked to coordinate the effective delivery of community services in Southwest Washington. Our mission is to improve people's lives by connecting them to opportunities, information and services that respond to their individual and family needs. The Human Services Council does not discriminate in the provision of its services. The Human Services Council operates its programs without regard to race, color or national origin.