Lakewood Senior Activity Center

The Lakewood Senior Activity Center hosts exercise classes and social activities for seniors. You don’t have to be a Lakewood resident or be of a certain age to participate – all are welcome. Our mission is to help adults stay active and social through exercise and activity. Give Debbie & Elizabeth a call to learn about all of the activities we organize!

The building temporarily closed. We host many fun clubs and activities at Lakewood City Hall!
Call (253) 798-4090 for more information.

Elizabeth Scheid
Recreation Coordinator
City Hall, 6000 Main St SW,
Lakewood, WA 98499
(253) 798-4090

Email: EScheid
To email Elizabeth Scheid add her email handle before @cityoflakewood.us


Announcements

NEW: Coffee and Conversation

City Hall
6000 Main St SW
Lakewood, WA 98499
Wednesday, February 8th
10:00 AM

Do you miss having coffee with your friends before and/or class? We’re starting up a
coffee time just for you! Please grab all your friends and join us for coffee, cocoa, treats
and great conversation! Win a prize! Our first coffee hour starts in February!

NEW: Dirty Gloves Garden Club

Fort Steilacoom Park Pavilion
8714 87th Ave SW,
Lakewood, WA 98498
Monday, February 27th
Starting seeds at 11:30 AM

Do you love to putter around in your garden learning how to make plants
grow? Join a group of passionate gardeners who share the common love of growing flowers, vegetables and shrubs. Unite to learn about plants, growing techniques, occasional guest speakers, trade tips and tricks, swap stories and meet new friends! This group is for beginners to more experience gardeners. We all have a lot to contribute. Let’s grow together!

Please pre-register to help us plan:
243-798-4090 or email Elizabeth Scheid

Sumi Painting is coming back!

Are you interested in Sumi Painting?? We are bringing this class back! We are
hoping to start the class up again in the middle of March. We don’t have all the
details put together for the February newsletter, but watch for more information
coming soon!

Please call (253-798-4090) or email to let us know that you are interested and we will get back to you with the details!

NEW: Presentation Series

City Hall
6000 Main St. SW
Lakewood, WA 98499
Upcoming dates: February 22nd and March 22nd
11:00 AM

Lunch & Learn: Bring your lunch. We’ll provide a beverage!

Wednesday, February 22nd: Serving the Community
You are invited to hear information about programs, services and benefits offered through the
Pierce County Aging and Disabilities Resource Center (ADRC). Education/Outreach Specialist Matt Santelli will provide information for seniors, as well as the disabled, about ADRC programs and services, including energy assistance, transportation, home delivered meals, Medicare Part D Extra Help, Medicare Savings Programs, Medicaid, caregiver programs, File of Life, Scam/Fraud/Identity Theft prevention, and more! These programs and services are designed to help seniors and the disabled to remain healthy, safe, and financially stable at home. Matt has worked as a Case Manager and Education/Outreach Specialist for Pierce County ADRC for over 20 years.

Wednesday, March 22nd, 11am: Self Care: Find your Inner Awesome!
Three Tips to aging self care. Presented by Lisa Doyle from CayCare….. Watch for more exciting information.

Valentine’s Day Friendship Party!

City Hall
6000 Main St. SW
Lakewood, WA 98499
Friday, February 10th
10:00 AM

We’re celebrating Valentine’s Day with a friendship party! We are honoring our friends, making new friends, and coming together to have a good time. This is a splendid opportunity to show our friends how much they mean to us. Please join us!

Alzheimer’s Adult Children Caring for Parents with Memory Loss Support Group

Monday, February 27
5:30 PM

Are you caring for a parent with memory loss? This support group provides a wide variety of tools to help with your unique journey of providing care to a parent with memory loss. This month’s meeting will be in person. We will continue to offer meetings by phone conference as well.

For more information, contact Debbie, group facilitator, at (253) 798-4090.

In addition, the Alzheimer’s Association has a 24/7 hotline for questions: 1 (800) 272-3900


Activities and Events

The Lakewood Senior Activity Center is always planning fun events for seniors in the Lakewood community. Below is a list of our current and upcoming activities and events!

Men’s Coffee Hour

City Hall
6000 Main St SW
Lakewood, WA 98499
Tuesday, February 7th
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Enjoy a conversation and a great cup of coffee. The guest for this week is City Manager John Caulfield. This is a fellowship time for men with no reservations required. Email Elizabeth Scheid or call (253) 798-4090 for questions.

Drive-Through Events

City Hall
6000 Main St SW
Lakewood, WA 98499

Next event: Wednesday, February 16
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Stop by City Hall for a treat, goodie, hang out with old friends or to meet new friends.
Make a pit stop to say hello! Goodies sponsored by Family Resource Homecare. Also enjoy a visit with West Pierce Fire and Rescue.

Virtual Happy Hour on Zoom

Tuesdays at 1:00 PM
Email Elizabeth Scheid or call (253) 798-4090 for the Zoom link.

Join Lakewood Senior Activity Center LIVE and let’s mingle! Enjoy a cup of coffee or lemonade and join your friends at our Virtual Happy Hour on Zoom! Good news, we will continue to offer Zoom Happy Hour even after the Senior Activity Center reopens. We’ll see you there!

AARP Drivers Safety Course

City Hall
6000 Main St SW
Lakewood, WA 98499
Upcoming Classes: February 15th or March 8th
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Good news! AARP has approval to provide their driver safety courses in person. Drivers older than 55 qualify for a reduction in their auto insurance rates by attending the AARP Driver Safety Program. This event is hosted monthly. Return here to find out when the next class is. Preregistration is required. Space is limited. Call 253-798-4090 to register.

Class Fee: $20.00 for AARP members. $25.00 for non-AARP members.

Just a Walk in the Park

Fort Steilacoom Park
8714 87th Ave SW,
Lakewood, WA 98498
Mondays at 10:30 AM

Join us for fellowship and fitness! It’s always a good time to get outdoors, so join us on our weekly walks in the park. We walk rain or shine (except in snow ice or high winds). Please arrive a few minutes early to sign in. Meet near the dog park. Please leave your dogs at home. For more information or to learn about weather cancellations, call (253) 798-4090.

Knotty Knitters

City Hall
6000 Main St SW
Lakewood, WA 98499
Upcoming Classes: February 8th, 15th, 22nd
1:00 PM

Grab your yarn and let’s get together to knit and crochet with your friends! Grab your projects and join us! Invite your friends! Whether you knit or crochet, everyone is welcome.

Brain Games

City Hall
6000 Main St SW
Lakewood, WA 98499

Upcoming Class: Thursday, February 16
11:00 AM

Help keep your brain engaged and challenged! Research shows that keeping your brain active can help reduce age-related cognitive disorders. Join us and supercharge your brain with interactive brain games! This program is not for individuals with memory loss, however contact us for additional resources. (253)798-4090

Photography Club

City Hall
6000 Main St SW
Lakewood, WA 98499

Upcoming Class: Thursday, February 16th
9:30 AM

Are you interested in photography and love to take pictures? Join our group of avid photographers as we get together to share our work. NEW: Photo themes! Get our your camera, be creative, and bring your themed photos to the club meetings. Please contact us if you have any questions!

Happy Bookers!

City Hall
6000 Main St SW
Lakewood, WA 98499
Thursday, February 9th
10:00 AM

Do you love a good book and love to get together with friends? We are planning to meet in-person and we will also offer a Zoom option. We will also offer a Zoom option, please contact us for the link. The featured book that we will discuss in February is “The Only Woman in the Room” by Marie Benedict . There is nothing like great friends and a good book! Please join us in person or by Zoom!

Please contact if you have any questions!


Photos & Videos

Fun Photos
Drive-Through Holiday Social Event – our staff gave each visitor a nice Christmas ornament.
Inge joined the Knotty Knitters club many years ago and has made thousands of blankets.
Drive up and say hello – our staff organized healthy social events even during the pandemic.
Erika is also a member of the Knotty Knitters – she learned to knit as a young girl in Germany.
Exercise Activity Videos

Location and Contact Information

The Lakewood Senior Activity Center is temporarily closed. We still host many fun clubs and activities at Lakewood City Hall. Call (253) 798-4090 for more information.

Lakewood City Hall
6000 Main St SW
Lakewood, WA 98499

Contact Information:

Elizabeth Scheid – Recreation Coordinator
Email: EScheid
To email Elizabeth Scheid add her email handle before @cityoflakewood.us
253-798-4090

Debbie Washburn – Office Assistant
Email: DWashburn
To email Debbie Washburn add her email handle before @cityoflakewood.us
253-798-4090