The Kingsport Senior Center is owned and operated by the City of Kingsport Leisure Services Department, and has been serving older adults since 1960.
Located in a beautifully restored historic school building on Center Street near downtown Kingsport, the Center offers a full array of classes, activities and volunteer opportunities which support independence and encourage involvement in and with the community.
The mission of the Kingsport Senior Center is to provide residents of the City and surrounding counties who are over 50 years of age opportunities to participate in lifelong learning experiences and access to services that promote wellness, community involvement, and personal growth.
CLASSES & PROGRAMS
-- Arts & Crafts --
Clay and Ceramics
-- Computer --
-- Dance Classes --
-- Exercise Classes --
Exercise for Every Body
Abs and Back
FACILITIES & EQUIPMENT
??Four pool tables, regulation dartboard
??Lunch is served Monday-Friday at 11:30 AM to pre-registered members
??Card tables for regular and unscheduled game activities. The room also hosts small group meetings and seminars.
??Fifteen computers with broadband Internet access
??Wide array of cardio machines, weight machines, and a free weight area.
??Regulation size gym for volleyball, basketball, badminton, pickleball, etc.
??A large room that has abundant seating, a full kitchen with appliances, phone, television, magazines, and books.
??Several workbenches with a large number and variety of power tools and equipment including thickness planer, joiner, band saws, table saws, drill press, belt sander, router-shaper.
??Room 303 is a multi-purpose room primarily used for arts and crafts classes
??Two potter's wheels, kilns, slab roller, extruder, large work area for working with ceramics
Wellness Seminars and Fair
Shopping trips to regional cities
Lunch excursions to regional restaurants
Day trips to Barter theatre
Overnight trips to tourist destinations
Sports tournaments: horseshoes, shuffleboard, table tennis, volleyball, billiards, bowling
Income Tax Assistance
Annual Art and Crafts show
Picnics, tailgate parties and potluck dinners
Annual Dance Exhibition
Member flea market and trunk-sale
Omega Challenge tournament
Lunch is offered Monday-Friday to people over 50 with a nominal contribution.
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