Programs and Activities

Something for Everyone!

The West Allis Senior Center offers many classes, events, and activities to keep seniors active. View the Senior Center events calendar to see what's coming up next.

Arts, Crafts, & Music

Folk Dancing at Senior Center

A variety of classes and activities are offered each week to inspire creativity and help seniors strengthen their artistic skills or develop new ones, including:

  • Acrylic painting
  • Adult coloring
  • Card making
  • Folk dancing
  • Knitting and crochet
  • Nightingale Sing A Long group
  • Quilting
  • Stained glass making

Fitness, Games, & Recreation

Group enjoying the Fitness Program

The West Allis Senior Center also offers older adults many health and wellness programs including an Arthritis Exercise Class, Living Well with Chronic Conditions Workshops, and a weekly Weight Loss/Healthy Eating program.

The Senior Center's fitness program has treadmills, recumbent bicycles, Keiser pneumatic weight equipment and Nu-Step machines. Members must receive authorization from their physicians to use this equipment. An orientation is provided to ensure safe use of the fitness center.

We also offer fun, relaxing games and fitness classes to help seniors stay connected and active, including:

  • Bowling
  • Chair yoga
  • Computer games
  • Freestyle dancing
  • Pocket billiards
  • Sheepshead
  • Wii® bowling

Technology

The West Allis Senior Center provides a state of the art computer lab staffed with helpful, patient volunteers who are glad to help seniors enhance their computer skills. Seniors can explore social media, digital photography and videography, email and online services, and Windows operating systems in our lab.

Senior Nutrition Programs

The West Allis Senior Center is a meal site for the Milwaukee County Senior Dining Program (PDF).

In addition, we offer free bread and baked goods for our members through the generous donations of Food for the Hungry, which provides these items to supplement seniors' nutritional needs.

The Senior Center is also a pick-up point for the Hunger Task Force's Stockbox program.