The senior population is growing rapidly throughout the US, and along with that comes the demand for more activities and fun things to get out and do. More cities are offering fun events for seniors to join so they can socialize and enjoy fellowship and community with others who share their interests. The following are 3 great activities in Jackson, MS, that are organized for seniors who have a variety of different interests.
Participate in a Variety of Activities at the Jackson Senior Center
Jackson's Community Center offers a variety of activities for all seniors ages 60+ to participate in. No matter what your interests are, you will find something here that meets your personal needs. There are a variety of activities offered from exercise clubs to health/nutrition classes to classes to help teach you about computers. If you are interested in games, they play bingo and bridge on a regular basis as well. Please note, however, that all activities are independent, and you must be able to do the activities without assistance.
Get in Some Exercise with the City of Pearl
The City of Pearl Senior Center is a suburb of Jackson, and their senior center offers a variety of ways for seniors to get physically active. Some of these activities include general "fitness" classes, strength training classes, walking classes/clubs, and chair-based aerobics (chairobics). Other classes also include line dancing, round dancing, and square dancing. No matter what your ability, there is a way for everyone to get moving and fit at the local senior center!
Take a Trip on the Friendship Boat II
The Friendship Boat II is a 96' x 28' catamaran that makes the perfect place for large group activities. Luncheons and socials are a blast aboard this incredible vessel where you can cook out food or enjoy a bar filled with drinks and soda. Cruises are available 7 days per week from April 1st to October 31st.
These are just some of the fun, daily activities that are offered by different organizations throughout Jackson for seniors to participate in. No matter what your interests or needs are there is something that will meet those needs. So be sure to get out, have some fun, and socialize with others. It will do both the mind and body good.
For more information on events for loved ones or yourself in the Jackson area please feel free to contact us.