Seniors

coronavirus updates

Note that some senior activities and services at Omar K. Lightfoot Center have been suspended due to cautions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Call 813.506.6635 for information about the availability of programs and services.

OVERVIEW

Omar K LightfootThe Omar K. Lightfoot Senior Recreation Center is open Monday through Friday from 8am until 4pm. Make new friends and join us for a variety of recreational activities. Annual memberships are available or choose daily fees. For the adventurous, trips are planned three times per month, varying in destination and cost. Trips in the past have included the museum, the theater, and other local attractions. A nominal fee may be charged for special events and field trips. For more information, please call (813) 506-6635.

The Senior Citizens Nutrition and Activity Program (SCNAP) serves a hot balanced lunch Monday through Friday for those over 60. To learn how you may register and qualify for this free lunch, and/or reserve your lunch at least 1 day in advance, call 813-987-6182.

Senior Transportation

Seniors, leave the driving to us! The Parks and Recreation Division is happy to offer transportation to Temple Terrace senior residents ages 55 and over who cannot get out on their own. With 48-hours notice, transportation is available in the City’s 10-passenger, wheelchair-accessible van – 3 person maximum at one time, with one destination. For details on this program or to request transportation services, call 813.506.6635. Cost of this service is $1 per trip.

Activities

“Arthritis” Exercise Program*

Increase joint flexibility and range of motion, and maintain muscle strength. See Lightfoot Senior Calendar for days and times.

Silver Sneakers with Martha 

Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9am

Muscular Strength and Range of Movement Class. Free if covered by insurance, $2 if you don’t have Silver Sneakers through insurance. Call 813.610.2267 or email martha.cameron@gmail.com

Other Great Senior Activities...*

Other regular activities free or offered at nominal fees include BINGO; Bunco; adult coloring; Bridge; arts & crafts; Tai Chi; Yoga; line dancing; parties and celebrations; entertainment; sponsored lectures and information sessions; computer and app tutoring and much, much more... Pick up our Monthly Calendar for more opportunities to join in on activities and fun!

*These activities have been suspended due to precautions surrounding COVID-19.

For details on this program or to request transportation services, call the Omar K. Lightfoot Center at (813) 506-6635.