Club 55+ | Fort Lauderdale, FL Parks & Rec (2022)

Club 55+ | Fort Lauderdale, FL Parks & Rec (1)Parks and Recreation launched Club 55+, a program that encourages active adults to enjoy endless opportunities at 12 City parks for a discounted annual membership rate of only $55 for residents and non-residents. Residents may also qualify for a fee reduction. Please contact any location for more information.

Registration is ongoing. Activities include art, chair yoga, line dance, mahjongg, monthly events, outings, tennis instruction, Zumba, and much more!

For more information, please call (954) 828-7275 (PARK).

  • Club 55 Brochure - September 2022 - February 2023

Register Now! September 2022 - February 2023

Enjoy endless opportunities at 12 City parks for one affordable low fee!

Annual Membership $55
Senior Discount Fee $5.50 (for qualifying applicants)

Art (Multimedia) | Chair Yoga | Chess | Cultural Experiences | Fitness | Golf
Health Lectures | Line Dance | Mahjong | Outings | Recreational Activities | Special Events
Tennis | Watercolor | Wellness Programs | Yoga |Zumba | AND MORE!
Activities vary by site and subject to change.

SEPTEMBER 30

Ballroom Dance Party
6-9 PM

Holiday Park Social Center

Enjoy dance lessons from 6 to 7 p.m. and take part in social dancing from 7 to 9 p.m. with the waltz, tango, cha-cha, foxtrot, rumba, samba, and swing. Recorded music will be arranged by DJ Raul. Enjoy the light snacks
and refreshments that will be served or feel free to bring a dish. A partner is not required. Ballroom dance shoes and dress attire are
recommended but not required.

RSVP by September 28 to Osmin Molina at (954) 828-7275 or
omolina@fortlauderdale.gov

OCTOBER 14

BBQ & Games
11 AM - 3 PM

Carter Park Annex

Gather for some BBQ burgers and sides while challenging each other to table games.

RSVP by October 7 to Tina Butler at (954) 828-5411 or tbutler@fortlauderdale.gov

NOVEMBER 17

Thanksgiving Luncheon
11:30 AM - 1 PM

Croissant Park

Catch up with old friends and form new friendships as you join us for the annual Thanksgiving luncheon at Croissant Park.

RSVP by November 11 to Patrick Oxen at (954) 828-6155 or poxen@fortlauderdale.gov

DECEMBER 16

Holiday Nosh
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Lauderdale Manors Park

Celebrate the holidays with friends while tasting savory treats and enjoying
mouthwatering bites.

RSVP by November 17 to Elicia Ervin at (954) 828-5414 or eervin@fortlauderdale.gov or Brenda Ramirez at (954) 828-5412 or
bramirez@fortlauderdale.gov

JANUARY 29

Sips, Sounds & Splats
2 PM

South Side Cultural Arts Center

Join us at South Side Cultural Arts Center for a culinary demonstration, a live band, and painting with a twist. RSVP to paint for free.

RSVP by January 23 to South Side Cultural Arts Center at (954) 828-6250 or southside@fortlauderdale.gov

FEBRUARY 10

Red and White Dance Party
7-10 PM

Bass Park

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Show off your moves and enjoy the music. Food and drinks will be served.

RVSP by February 1 to Chiketia Ponder or Micheline Michel at (954) 828-8498,cponder@fortlauderdale.gov, or mmichel@fortlauderdale.gov

SEPTEMBER 21

Hard Rock Casino
6-9:30 PM

Hollywood

Join us for fun and games, grab a bite to eat, or catch the guitar lightshow at the Hard Rock Casino located in the world’s first ever
guitar hotel.

RSVP by September 14 to Osmin Molina at (954) 828-7275 or omolina@fortlauderdale.gov

OCTOBER 15

Old School Reunion
7-10 PM

Carter Park

Kick back and enjoy some old school tunes while enjoying this buffet dinner dance.

RSVP by October 7 to Tina Butler at (954) 828-5411 or tbutler@fortlauderdale.gov

OCTOBER 18

Bowling
10 AM - 12 PM

Wilton Manors

Spare, strike, turkey! Show off your bowling skills at Manor Lanes. Shoes and lanes included.

RSVP by October 11 to (954) 828-5411 or
tbutler@fortlauderdale.gov

NOVEMBER 3

Secret Woods
11 AM

Fort Lauderdale

It’s easy to miss this Florida gem, hidden under a canopy of mangroves and off the junction of I-95 with I-595. Secret Woods preserves and protects over 50 acres of lush greenery and was the first designated urban
wilderness area back in 1978. Please dress comfortably for walking.

RSVP by October 27 to Patrick Oxen at (954) 828-6155 or poxen@fortlauderdale.gov

NOVEMBER 15

Flamingo Gardens
9 AM - 12 PM

Davie

Visit this 60-acre botanical gardens and wildlife sanctuary. Learn about the natural and cultural heritage of South Florida and the Everglades as you take in the tour and tram ride. Please wear comfortable walking clothes and shoes. Limit 25 members.

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RSVP by November 11 to Patrick Oxen at (954) 828-6155 or poxen@fortlauderdale.gov

DECEMBER 1

Wynwood Walls
5-10 PM

Miami

Join us as we explore the fascinating galleries, breathtaking art, and savory
outdoor restaurants of your choice. Any purchases made are on your own. Please dress comfortably for walking.

RSVP by November 17 to Brenda Ramirez at (954) 828-5412 or bramirez@fortlauderdale.gov

DECEMBER 7

Christmas by the Sea
5:30 PM

Lauderdale-By-The-Sea

Get into the holiday spirit by enjoying holiday music, crafts tables, and a special visit in this festive outdoor event.

RSVP by November 17 to Lee Ervin at (954) 828-5414 or eervin@fortlauderdale.gov

JANUARY 18

Shady Distillery
12-4 PM

Fort Lauderdale

Visit and tour Shady’s Distillery at Sistrunk Marketplace. You’ll learn about their distillation process, watch the team bottle finished spirits and sample Shady Distilling signature cocktails. Selfies and photos are
welcomed at the stills and barrels. Limit 30 members. $10 fee to participate made payable via Mastercard, Visa, or American Express at a
registration site by January 9.

RSVP by January 9 to South Side Cultural Arts Center at (954) 828-6250 or
southside@fortlauderdale.gov

JANUARY 22

Vizcaya Village Farmers Market and Village Tour
9 AM - 2 PM

Miami

Welcome to the Vizcaya Village Farmers Market! Taste the artistry of local vendors as you explore Vizcaya’s historic farm and village on your own or as part of the included village tour. Discover fresh-made delicacies and hand-crafted goods, fruits and vegetables, baked goods, vegan products, and more.

RSVP by January 9 to South Side Cultural Arts Center at (954) 828-6250 or southside@fortlauderdale.gov

FEBRUARY 18

Kijiji Moja
1-4 PM

Lincoln Park

Celebrate Black History Month with live entertainment, ethnic crafts, and tribal storytelling during this event that means "one village" in Swahili.

RVSP by February 7 to Chiketia Ponder or Micheline Michel at (954) 828-8498, cponder@fortlauderdale.gov, or mmichel@fortlauderdale.gov

FEBRUARY 13

AMC Sunrise 8 Cinema | Time TBD

Sunrise

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Catch the latest drama, romcom, or action movie while kicking back in recliner chairs. RSVP for the outing, and the movie titles and times will be announced the week prior to the movie.

RVSP by February 6 to Chiketia Ponder or Micheline Michel at (954) 828-8498, cponder@fortlauderdale.gov, or mmichel@fortlauderdale.gov

SEPTEMBER 14

Attracting Birds and Butterflies to Your Florida Garden 10 AM

Holiday Park Social Center

Join us for a discussion led by Naturescape Broward on how to attract beneficial birds and butterflies to your garden. Plant giveaway to the first 10 members who RSVP. You must also be in attendance to win.

RSVP by September 9 to Osmin Molina at (954) 828-7275 or
omolina@fortlauderdale.gov

SEPTEMBER 28

Pickleball Instruction
10-11 AM

Holiday Park Gymnasium

Have fun learning the basics for this fast growing sport with Elda, including the rules and serving technique. Beginners only. Spaceis limited to the first 15 members who RSVP.

RSVP by September 26 to Osmin Molina at (954) 828-7275 or
omolina@fortlauderdale.gov

OCTOBER 12

Fitness with a Purpose
10-11 AM

Carter Park

Learn different ways of exercising and stretching geared towards seniors, presented by Tony Sands.

RSVP by October 5 to Tina Butler at (954) 828-5411 or tbutler@fortlauderdale.gov

OCTOBER 26

Flexibility
10-11 AM

Carter Park

Move with ease by enhancing your flexibility in this class presented by Tony Sands.

RSVP by October 19 to Tina Butler at (954) 828-5411 or tbutler@fortlauderdale.gov

NOVEMBER 7

Using Technology to Keep You Safe
10:30 AM

Croissant Park

Understand technology that is available to keep you safe and help you in everyday activities. This follows the weekly Balance & Strengthening class.

RSVP by November 1 to Patrick Oxen at (954) 828-6155 or poxen@fortlauderdale.gov

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NOVEMBER 14

Quick and Easy Breakfast
10:30 AM

Croissant Park

Cook alongside Pat and enjoy a quick and healthy breakfast made with eggs, spinach, and cheese after the Balance & Strengthening class.

RSVP by November 9 to Patrick Oxen at (954) 828-6155 or poxen@fortlauderdale.gov

DECEMBER 6

Making Paella
11 AM - 1 PM

Lauderdale Manors Park

Learn to make this favorite Latin dish traditionally prepared on holidays and special occasions.

RSVP by November 17 to Brenda Ramirez at (954) 828-5412 or
bramirez@fortlauderdale.gov

DECEMBER 13

Holiday Crafts
11 AM - 1 PM

Lauderdale Manors Park

Shine bright this holiday season with a thoughtfully created holiday craft. Light refreshments provided. All materials provided.

RSVP by November 17 to Brenda Ramirez at (954) 828-5412 or
bramirez@fortlauderdale.gov

JANUARY 11

Food and Wine Pairing with Chef Stephens
2-3 PM

South Side Cultural Arts Center

Enhance the flavor of your food and beverages by learning how to pair food with wine with Chef Stephens. Limit 20 members.

RSVP by January 4 to South Side Cultural Arts Center at (954) 828-6250 or
southside@fortlauderdale.gov

JANUARY 25

Broward Health Presents Cancer Education & Screening
9 AM - 12 PM

Riverside Park

Join us as Broward Health’s nurse practitioner educates us about cancer. Screenings will be available for cancer, BMI, and blood pressure.

RSVP by January 9 to South Side Cultural Arts Center at (954) 828-6250 or
southside@fortlauderdale.gov

FEBRUARY 7

Healthy Snack
11 AM - 1 PM

Bass Park

Converse with the group on the topic of healthy relationships in our golden years while enjoying a healthy snack.

RVSP by February 2 to Chiketia Ponder or Micheline Michel at (954) 828-8498, cponder@fortlauderdale.gov, or mmichel@fortlauderdale.gov

FEBRUARY 23

Balloon Arrangement
11 AM - 1 PM

Bass Park

Add effortless style and pizzaz to your next celebration by creating your own balloon arrangements appropriate for all occasions.

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RVSP by February 16 to Chiketia Ponder or Micheline Michel at (954) 828-8498, cponder@fortlauderdale.gov, or mmichel@fortlauderdale.go

Bass Park

Crafty Creations

  • Thursday, October 6, 11:15 AM - 1:15 PM
    Learn how to create a Fall Charcuterie Board.

Line Dance (Beginners)

  • Wednesday, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Line Dance (Intermediate/Advanced)

  • Tuesday & Wednesday, 6:00 - 8:00 PM
  • Thursday, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Bass Park

Beach Community Center

Ballroom Dance

  • Tuesday, 6:30 - 8:00 PM

Canasta

  • Tuesday, 2:00 - 3:45 PM

Mahjong Instruction

  • Wednesday, 12:00 - 1:30 PM

Mahjong Open Play

  • Wednesday, 1:00 - 4:00 PM

Party Bridge

  • Thursday, 12:30 -3:30 PM

Carter Park

Senior Social Club

  • Monday - Friday, 12:00 - 5:00 PM
  • Carter Park

Croissant Park

Balance and Strengthening

  • Monday 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

George English Park

Tennis Instruction

  • Friday 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Holiday Park

Art Class (Multi-Media)

  • Thursday, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Ballroom Dance

  • Monday & Thursday, 6:30 - 8:00 PM

Group Exercise

  • Saturday, 9:30 AM- 10:30 AM

Mahjong Instruction and Open Play

  • Friday, 9:30 - 11:30 AM

Pickleball Instruction (Beginners)

  • Tuesday, 8:45 AM - 9:45 AM

Pickleball Open Play (Multi-Level)

  • Tuesday & Thursday, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Hortt Park

Beginners Body Sculpting

  • Wednesday, 12:30 -1:30 PM

Zumba

  • Wednesday, 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
  • Hortt Park

Lauderdale Manors Park

Zumba

  • Thursday, 1:30 - 2:30 PM

Osswald Park

Beginning Body Sculpting

  • Monday, 12:30 - 1:30 PM

Golf

  • Monday and Wednesday, 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Line Dance (Intermediate/Advanced)

  • Monday/Thursday, 6:15 - 8:15 PMOsswald ParkThe first Monday of the month's classwill be held on Tuesday
  • Saturday, 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM Beginners / 10:15 AM - 12 PM Intermediate & Advanced Osswald Park Please inquire about the location for the 2nd Saturday of the month by calling (954) 828-6455.

Zumba

  • Monday, 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Riverland Park

Pickleball Open Play (Intermediate)

  • Monday, Wednesday, & Friday, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Riverside Park

Chess Instruction (Multi-Level)

  • Thursday, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Line Dance (Beginners)

  • Monday, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Warfield Park

Chair Yoga

  • Tuesday, 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

Meditative Yoga

  • Tuesday, 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Locations

  • Bass Park
  • Beach Community Center
  • Carter Park
  • Croissant Park
  • George English Park
  • Holiday Park
  • Hortt Park
  • Lauderdale Manors Park
  • Osswald Park
  • Riverland Park
  • Riverside Park
  • Warfield Park

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