50 Plus Club
Listed on this page is a sampling of the activities that are offered through our seniors section. Please call our office at 634-4644 for the most up-to-date information on our current offerings.
Senior Transportation Program
Henry County Parks and Recreation provides transportation services to senior citizens, particularly those who reside in rural areas, that are residents of Henry County and are 60 years of age and older. Preference is given to elderly, transportation disadvantaged and disabled. Transportation for seniors is available on a first come, first serve basis to medical appointments, grocery shopping and occasional recreational trips. Please call (276) 634-4644 at least two business days before the requested date of transportation.
Join us for entertainment, socializing and a good hot lunch. This program is for all income levels, so come and join the fun, food and fellowship. Open to all adults ages 60 and above.
Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Moral Hill Missionary Baptist Church
Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: John D. Bassett High School Building
The Breakfast Club is open to all adults ages 50 and above. The Breakfast Club is designed to be a fun and socially interactive way to enjoy breakfast and learn something of interest through a short informational program.
Day: 4th Tuesday of each month
Time: 8:30 am
- December - Fieldale Cafe
- January - Skip's Restaurant
- February - Clarence's Steak & Seafood
- March - Sirloin House
- April - Fieldale Cafe
Cost: Individual is responsible for cost of breakfast
Out to Lunch Bunch
The Out to Lunch Bunch is open to all adults age 50 and above. Join us at a local restaurant for lunch. Everyone is welcome.
Day: 3rd Tuesday of each month
- December - Wild Magnolia
- January - Serendipity Coffee House & Bistro
- February - Captain Tom's Seafood
- March - Clarence's Steak & Seafood
- April - Skip's Restaurant
Cost: Individual is responsible for cost of lunch.
The Bridge Club is open to all adults ages 50 and above. Bridge is designed to be a fun and socially interactive way for seniors to enjoy playing cards. Beginners as well as experienced Bridge players are welcome. You must ensure four people plan to play at your table.
Days: 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month
Time: 12:30 pm
Location: Henry County Administration Building
Annual Fall Men's Golf Tournament
Henry County Parks and Recreation in conjunction with the Martinsville Senior Center hosts a Fall Men's Golf Tournament each year. Please call (276) 634-4643 for additional information.
The Senior Bowling League is offered several times throughout the year. The league is designed to be fun and allow for seniors to get some exercise. Beginners as well as experienced bowlers are welcome.
Various technology classes are held throughout the year that focus on such things as computers, iphones, apps and other devices.
Line Dance Class
Line Dance Class is open to all adults ages 50 and above. Line Dance Class is designed to be a fun way of learning new line dances, and encourages social interaction with other seniors. This class meets on Tuesdays at 10:00 am at Teresa's School of Baton and Dance. There is a weekly or monthly fee.
A special lunch is held several times a year around holidays such as: Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Each senior is asked to bring a covered dish.
Trips and Travel Opportunities
Various Day and Overnight trips are offered throughout the year for seniors to enjoy. Past trips have included visits to Niagara Falls, New Orleans, Southern Spring Show, Blue Ridge Dinner Theatre, Myrtle Beach, Southern Christmas Show, Cape Cod, North Carolina State Fair, Barn Dinner Theatre, Biltmore Estate, Callaway Gardens, Boone, NC, West Virginia State Fair and the Amish country. Call 634-4644 for the latest travel information.
These classes are a great way to learn how to create beautiful photo albums for everyone to enjoy. You will learn many aspects of the scrapbooking hobby.
An afternoon at the movies is planned on various days at local theatres.
Beginning and Advanced knitting classes are offered at various times throughout the year.
Tournaments for men and women are held several times throughout the year at local golf courses.
Guides hikes are held throughout the year at the different trails in Martinsville and Henry County. Enjoy beautiful scenery while walking on trails that are rated as easy to moderate.
This program is offered weekly and is designed specifically for an older participant.