Ongoing Social Recreation Activities


Join us the 2nd Wednesday of the month to learn about AARP’s mission. Various speakers will bring ideas and suggestions to empower you to assist with your daily tasks. Register in person or call 540-483-9238 to register. September - December, 11am-1pm at Essig Recreation Center.


Join us the 3rd Friday of the month to celebrate birthdays. Bring a dish and we will enjoy a variety of birthday activities followed by a birthday treat. Register in person or call 540-483-9238 to register. September 16, October 21, November 18, December 16, 2022, at the Essig Center, 11:00am-1:00pm.  FREE!


If you know how to play bridge and want to join a group, call us at 540-483-9238, and we will connect you with others who play each week. Every Tuesday and Wednesday at the Essig Center, 1:00pm-3:00pm.  FREE!


If you enjoy cross-stitch, knitting or crocheting with like minded needlecrafters, then come join this group! Experienced leaders will be available for assistance, if you would like to learn one of these crafting techniques. Participants should bring their own supplies.


Join new players that are learning the game of pickleball as they gather each week to improve their playing skills. Paddles and balls are provided. Tuesday and Thursday 10:30am-2:30pm at the Essig Center.  FREE!


Come join us on Monday, Wednesday & Friday each  week to play Pickleball from 10:30am-2:30pm.  You have heard all about it so  come give it a try! This game is perfect for cardio and eye hand coordination. It’s flexible to anyone’s fitness level and can be as leisurely or fast paced as you desire.


Would you like to join us every Thursday for a lunch and learn program? Thanks to STEP Inc. for partnering with us and offering this to our senior community. Register in person or call 540-483-9238.  11:00am-1:00pm at the Essig Center.  FREE!


Come check out our senior only exercise room at the Essig Recreation Center. It is open Monday through Friday from 8:30am-4:30pm. Whether you would like to walk a few miles on the treadmill, take a ride on a stationary bike or work on your rowing– you can with folks your own age! The only payment required is your signature that you sign in and out at the front desk!