Senior Adult Programs

The Parks & Recreation Department provides a wide range of activities which appeal to all ages. For information concerning programs, fees charged and registration, check the calendar, navigate these pages or call 595-0842. You may also download the Registration Form.

Pre-registration is required. Unless otherwise noted, registration will be taken Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the Department of Leisure Services Office, or you may call the office and request a registration form to be mailed. The City of Prattville Parks & Recreation Department provides equal opportunities for participation in programs without regard to race, sex or national origin.


Come play with us every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday!
time: 10:30am
where: Gillespie Senior Center
Come early to reserve your seat!


Call 595-0842 for details or to register. Space is limited!
• Getting Started with Computers
• Internet 101
• Computer Maintenance
• Introduction to PC Troubleshooting
when: Mondays & Fridays (12 noon - 4:00pm)
where: Gillespie Senior Center
fee: $25 per class per person


Dominoes, Mexican Dominoes, Rook, Pinochle and Canasta are some of the games we play. Join the fun! Refreshments available. FREE!
when: May 26, June 30, July 28
time: 12:30 p.m.
where: Gillespie Senior Center

Regular dominoes, rook, checkers, shuffleboard, horseshoes, bowling, golf and much more. (Rules available at the Gillespie Senior Center). Show off your skills, win medals and bragging rights. Win and move to the state games level in Trussville. To register or for additional information call Kris 595-0842 or Betty 595-0803. June 14-16 (district games) at the Gillespie Senior Center. Bowling - August (date and location TBA). Golf & Pitch and Putt – August – (date and location TBA).


Ages 50 and up lunch provided (hotdog & drink). Water available throughout the day.
WHEN: Wednesday, May 24th
TIME: 7:00am – 3:00pm
WHERE: Pratt Park Pond
FEE: $2.00 per person.
Limit 7 fish per person. One pole in the water per person.


Lunch is offered Monday - Friday for seniors age 60 and up. Please call in advance to sign up for lunch.
The cost of the meal is $1.50 donation. Call 595-0841 for more information.
when: Mon-Fri (Seniors age 60+), 11:15 a.m.
Center closed on City-observed holidays
where: Gillespie Senior Center


Call 595-0841 to sign up for trips!

  • MayFest. May 5th. Wetumpka Civic Center
    8:30am; $5, includes lunch. Come and help us celebrate Older Americans Month at Mayfest. Theme this year is "Hollywood - the stars come out." Pre-register at 595-0800.

  • Biscuits Baseball Game. June 22nd.
    5pm departure from the Gillespie Center; $25, includes admission, dinner, and transportation.
  • Hairspray at Way Off Broadway Theatre. July 28th.
    5pm; $25, includes admission and dinner.

  • SAVE THE DATE:  The Ark Encounter & Creation Museum, Williamstown, Kentucky.
    Ark Encounter features a full-size Noah’s Ark, built according to the dimensions given in the Bible. Spanning 510 feet long, 85 feet wide, and 51 feet high, this modern engineering marvel amazes visitors young and old. Cost $525.00 per person, double occupancy. Includes transportation, hotel, admissions and 8 meals.
    Date: September 11-15, 2017.


Enjoy a class of fun and exercise! Great for toning and cardio. Free! No pre-registration required. Must give medical info at first class.
Starts:  Monday, June 5th.
When: Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 8:30-9:15 a.m.
Where: Pratt Pool


Great for arthritis, helps with strengthening, toning, balance, and maintain range of motion.
Wednesday & Friday, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Gillespie Senior Center


WEEKLY ONGOING CLASSES (all classes are held at the Gillespie Senior Center).

Arthritic Exercise: Wednesdays and Fridays at 1:00 p.m.
Bowling: Tuesdays, 1 p.m. at Bama Lanes
Bridge Club: Tuesdays, 8:30 a.m.
Exercise: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9:15 - 10 a.m.
Fountain City Quilt Group: Monday & Friday, 1:00 p.m.
Line dancing: Tuesday & Thursday, 8:30 - 10 a.m.
Nov-Jan:  Beginner Line Dancing, every other Tuesday at 1pm. (Dec 6, 20; Jan 3, 17, 31)
Pinochle: Tuesday, 5:30 p.m.

You may download the Registration Form here.