Recreation & Fitness

Scottsdale Senior Services offers a wide range of recreation, fitness, leisure and entertainment opportunities. Daily activities include line dancing, table tennis, pinochle, billiards, bingo, bowling and a number of exercise programs.

Fitness Centers

Get fit and stay fit at one of our state-of-the-art fitness facilities. Our fitness centers offer an extensive variety of free weights, elliptical machines, circuit machines, stationary bikes, cardio equipment and treadmills. Our fitness centers are great alternatives to a health club, and are equipped with flat panel TV's for all of the cardio machines.

Fees

Monthly and daily drop-in fees provide convenient options for visitors or those who don't want to be committed to an ongoing membership.

Senior Fitness Center Fees Resident Non-Resident
Drop-in            $3 $5
1 Month            $15 $25
3 Month  $40 $60
Annual $130 $195

Sign up for a membership

There are scheduled hours during the week when the senior fitness centers are unavailable due to classes.
  • The Granite Reef fitness center is unavailable Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
  • The Via Linda fitness center is unavailable Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. - noon.

Games and Recreation Classes

Bridge

If the game of bridge interests you, look no further. The Granite Reef and Via Linda Senior Centers offer a number of ACBL sanctioned games throughout the week at affordable prices, in addition to countless social bridge games free of charge.

Program Location Day Time
Fast Play Bridge VLSC Monday 1 p.m.
Duplicate Bridge GRSC Tuesday 1 p.m.
ACBL Bridge* GRSC Tuesday 6 p.m.
Advanced Bridge VLSC Tuesday 6 p.m.
Speedy Bridge VLSC Wednesday 10:30 a.m.
BridgeMix ACBL Duplicate* VLSC Wednesday 1 p.m.
Senior Citizens Bridge Club GRSC Thursday & Friday 1 p.m.
Friday Bridge Buddies GRSC Friday 9:30 a.m.
Open Bridge GRSC Saturday 12:30 p.m.
* Requires Advanced Registration

Register for Bridge

Art Programs

The two Scottsdale Senior Centers offer endless art opportunities, from classes and workshops to free art education programs facilitated by the Phoenix Art Museum, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) and Scottsdale Public Art. Additionally, we are committed to providing special events that engage Scottsdale's 50+ community in the arts. From gallery art shows to large scale art fairs, we have a little something for everyone. Contact the individual centers for a specific list of art opportunities.

Games and Activities

Both of our Senior Centers have billiards rooms, with tournament quality tables and equipment. Drop-in billiards is free and open to the public. There are minimal times throughout the year when the billiard rooms are closed for classes, but they are otherwise available to the public during our hours of operation. We offer scheduled table tennis times as well, which are available for players of all levels. Countless other games, like bocce ball, Wii Bowling, badminton and softball, are available through Scottsdale Senior Services.

Senior Softball

Scottsdale seniors have been participating in drop-in Senior Softball for decades. Batting practice and games are held on Tuesday and Friday mornings at rotating ball fields throughout the City of Scottsdale. There is no fee for Senior Softball and there are various times throughout the year when games are not held due to field availability.

2018 Senior Softball Schedule  (PDF)

Senior Centers

Granite Reef Senior Center 
1700 North Granite Reef Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85257 
P: 480-312-1700 

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. 
Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

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Via Linda Senior Center 

10440 East Via Linda 
Scottsdale, AZ 85258 
P: 480-312-5810

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. 
Friday & Saturday, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

 

 

Need Help?

480-312-3111

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