The Frederick County Senior Recreation Council follows the guidelines of Frederick County Public Schools when weather is bad. If schools are closed or delayed our activities are cancelled. Information is provided on television (FCPS- Channel 18 and other local stations) and radio, and on the Frederick County Public Schools website.
Please join the SRC so that you can participate in our activities. You must register for the Senior Recreation Council each year to remain a member and access the newsletter online or receive a hard copy.
Frederick County Senior Center fitness instructors offer a variety of activities such as yoga, tai chi, Zumba, meditation and line dance.
In addition, discussion groups, theatre workshops, book clubs, ukulele jam sessions, and other educational programs are scheduled.
All classes are free, but registration is required
Held at the Walkersville Recreation center on Tuesday evenings from November through April. We meet from 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Call Adrian at 301-662-6623.
We meet in Frederick and then head out of town to rail trails, the C&O Towpath, battlefields, and other parks and byways. Trails are off road and many are paved. We ride from April into November, usually every other Thursday. Contact Kathy at 301-606-0064.
Bocce courts are currently under construction. Meanwhile people may play with the Frederick Bocce Club. Contact Terri Baker at 301-508-0283 or email@example.com for more information.
We have two book groups that meet monthly.
The Taney Book Group meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 10:00 a.m. at the Frederick Senior Center on Taney Avenue. Call Mary Ann at 301-662-6199.
The Talley Book Group normally meets on the third Monday of each month at 10:15 at the William R. Talley recreation Center on the corner of Second and Bentz Street. We are currently meeting via Zoom. Contact Jane at 501-658-8680 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday Bridge meets at Creekside at Taskers Chance Senior Apartments each Tuesday from 8:45 a.m. – noon. Contact Pat at 240-651-5651 or email@example.com
Thursday Bridge is held at the Spring Ridge Senior Apartments on Thursdays from 1-4. Contact Judy at 336-662-2889 .
Our Duckpin bowling group meets on Thursday afternoons from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Walkersville Bowling Center. The cost is less than $3 per game. We always welcome new bowlers. You may reach Gerry at 240-651-1865.
Golden Tones Senior Chorus
The Golden Tones practice at the Frederick Senior Center on Taney Avenue each Monday at 1:30 p.m. Each week we perform at one of the nursing homes, assisted living facilities, or a senior center in Frederick County. Our repertoire includes show tunes, popular standards, and familiar tunes that audiences remember from past years. Contact Mary Ann at 301-371-7533.
Held Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at the William R. Talley Recreation Center on the corner of Second and Bentz Street. We start at 9:00 a.m., but participants should arrive at 8:50 to sign in and pay the fee of $2. Masks are required when entering and exiting the building but not during class. Call Sally at 301-906-1296.
Our easy hikes are from 3 to 6 miles on terrain with good footing and little or no elevation change. The pace is adjusted to the speed of the group. We hike on Tuesdays from April-June and September-October (weather permitting). Contact Mike at 301-606-4304.
These hikes are for more advanced hikers. They are 5-7 miles in length on uneven ground and hills. To join us on moderate hikes you must first participate in an easy hike. Like the easy hikes we hike from April-June and September-October (weather permitting). Easy hikes and moderate hikes are on alternate Tuesdays. Call Ray at 301-662-6315.
We play softball at Pinecliff Park from April through September. We practice on Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m. Games begin in May and are held on Fridays at 6:30 & 8:30 p.m. This SRC activity is open to women over 40 and men over 50. Call Adrian at 301-662-6623.
Registration Begins 30 Days Prior to an Activity (where noted).
Unless otherwise noted pre-registration is required for all Activities.
The official meeting place is behind the Frederick Towne Mall on Route 40 West.
Individual coordinators or trip leaders may select alternative locations.
Frederick County Association of Recreation Councils
Frederick News-Post Senior Living
Information about current SRC programs and activities can be found in the Senior Living section of the Frederick News-Post.