Recreation

In addition to the facilities listed below, churches and towns also offer opportunities for senior recreation. Moreover, many recreation facilities offer senior discounts or special senior events. Golf courses, for example, often have senior rates and, in some cases, senior tournaments.

Also see Libraries and Educational Opportunities.

(207) 941-2808

17 2nd Street, Bangor, ME, USA

Services: Many exercise programs for seniors, including 50+ n fit, senior yoga, gentle yoga, healthy bones and joints, Zumba gold, strong for life, pump and cycle, and riding to the oldies.

Cost: Senior and veteran’s discounts are available.Cost

(207) 262-7924

25 Texas Ave, Bangor, ME, United States

Services: Bone Builders is a community-based osteoporosis prevention education program for older women and men. Its primary goals include teaching participants about osteoporosis and nutrition, improving their balance, and increasing their energy level and sense of well-being.  It meets twice weekly at various locations throughout Penobscot County, including the Eastern Area Agency on Aging, the YMCA Old Town-Orono, and elsewhere. Men and women 55 and older can become trainers for the Bone Builders program and work in a team setting to lead classes, twice weekly, in their communities.

Eligibility: people 55 years of age and older

Cost:  Free

(207) 989-5199

318 Wilson Street, Brewer, ME, USA

Services: Exercise classes for older adults all year round, as well as events and programs. Seniors swim for free in the municipal swimming pool in town. The Department’s multiple parks, scenic benches, and walking trails are free to the public. In the Auditorium, a Senior Citizen’s Club meets every Thursday throughout the year. Fees vary and some programs are free.