Adult & Active Adult (55+) Programs

Davis Center at Maides Park

Senior Fit Class

This class provides light exercise, incorporating yoga, light weights, and body weight exercises, for those 55 years of age and older.

When: Thursdays from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m.
Cost: Free

Geri Fit Class

Class participants are seated while using a set of light dumbbells. This class rebuilds strength (for those 60 years of age and older) that has been lost through the aging process. Class is offered by New Hanover County Senior Resource Center. Please call 910.798.6400 to register.

When: Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
Cost: Free
Dates: August 14, 2024 - May 28, 2025 (*any program cancellations will be announced by Davis Center staff)

Active Adult Open Gym (55+)

The Davis Center hosts Active Adult (55+) Open Gym, available for shooting and practicing your basketball skills. Basketballs are provided.

When: TBA
Cost: Free


MLK Center at Robert Strange Park

Crafty Mondays

Every second and fourth Monday of the month explore your creative side through arts and crafts alongside fellow community members with similar interests. We strive to engage the community with creative and collaborative events as there are many benefits to getting in tune with your creative side. Some of these include improved self-confidence, mood and overall reduction in daily stress levels. We want to encourage mindfulness and propel our community members into their best mental state so, come join us! Some materials will be provided, and cost may vary dependent on the craft.     

When: second and fourth Mondays of each month
Cost: Free

Pre-registration is required.

Circle of Friends: Senior Social Club

Visit the MLK Center every Tuesday for a free, fun-filled, active-adult (55+) centered program. Activities will include arts & crafts, bingo, leisurely reading, and games.

When: Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to noon
Cost: Free 

Crochet with Love

Crochet classes are offered for all skill levels. Please bring your own crochet needles and a crochet hook sized J (4 mm) and G (6 mm) is recommended.

When: Thursdays 10 a.m. to noon
Cost: Free

Pre-registration is required. 

Egg Hunt for Adults with Disabilities

Here at the City of Wilmington, creativity and inclusion are two of our main core values. We strive to curate events with these in mind. Join us for a fun-filled day of crafts, karaoke, costumes, an egg hunt, and more! This event is exclusive to adults with disabilities and takes place at the MLK Center. We look forward to seeing your best bunny costumes!  

When: TBA for 2025
Cost: $5

Art from the Heart

Community events should be accessible for all. This belief is what inspires our Art from the Heart series, which provides an opportunity for creative expression and meaningful mindful time. Every Tuesday morning, we offer a variety of easy-to-follow arts and crafts activities for adults with disabilities. Snacks will be provided.

When: Tuesday mornings 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Cost: $2

Holiday from the Heart

Each December, we host a holiday edition of Art from the Heart. We will have games, crafts, and snacks so, join us in making art and creativity accessible for all!

When: TBA for 2024
Cost: $5