Whether you are seeking friendship, exercise, educational programs or recreational and leisure activities the Webster Senior Center is one place that is committed to providing these opportunities for residents of the town of Webster. We welcome you to check out the various programs and activities we offer in the Webster Parks and Recreation Department’s Program Guide and senior newsletter, which is available at the Senior Center, the Webster Library, the Webster Town Hall and the Recreation Center. Programs are also online. You are also invited to stop by the Webster Senior Center to see our facilities firsthand, and we encourage you to share your ideas about what we can do to enrich your experience with us.
Lunch Club 60 - Daily Lunch
A delicious hot meal is served by Bert at Bert’s Bistro, located at the Webster Recreation Center, 1350 Chiyoda Drive, Mondays through Fridays, at noon. This nutritious lunch is served cafeteria-style and assistance is available for those needing help carrying their trays. There is a $3.00 suggested contribution for those 60 and older, and a $6.00 charge for those under 60. Registration is not needed, except for special occasions. Each day’s menu is included in the Senior Center’s monthly newsletter, “Senior Happenings”, which is available at the Recreation Center and on-line.
An air-conditioned mini bus provides a ride to and from the Webster Recreation Center Mondays through Fridays, starting 8:30 am and 1:00 pm for residents of the Webster Central School District who are age 60 and older and their spouses. Weekly grocery trips and other occasional trips. The suggested donation is $2.00 per person, per day. For more information on transportation please call, at 872-0385.
A trained case manager is available the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm to help those persons age 60 and older and their families sort through the maze of available services, benefits and health insurance for senior citizens and the paperwork that goes with it. No appointment is necessary and services are offered on a first come, first served basis. This service is co-sponsored by the Monroe County Office for the Aging and Lifespan.
Recreational and Leisure Programs/Activities:
Every season the Webster Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of programs for all ages. Consult the program guide for details on registering for the latest fitness, arts and craft, dance and personal enrichment programs.
• Seminars/Educational Programs – Throughout the year we offer programs that will expand your knowledge, teach you a new skill or help you maintain a healthy lifestyle. Recent seminars have provided information on how to protect yourself from the latest scams and ripoffs, how to organize your personal and financial information and ways to avoid falls and keep your body limber.
• Holiday/Birthday Parties – There is always something worth celebrating at the Webster Senior Center. A special birthday party is held at the beginning of each month for all those who are turning a year older during that month. Also every major holiday is observed with a special meal and entertainment.
• Bridge/Euchre/Majong – If you love to play these games there is a time set aside nearly every week for playing with others who enjoy playing cards. Bridge and Majong is played on Tuesdays and Euchre on Thursdays and are held at the Webster Recreation Center
• Visionaries – This support group assists those who are experiencing problems with their vision. The group is facilitated by one of its members, Jim Fleming and is being held at the recreation center the first Wednesday of the month at 10:30 am. Guest speakers are sometimes featured at these meetings as well as occasional trips.
• Senior Singers – This coed group rehearses weekly at 11 am on Tuesdays and sings Broadway show tunes, old standards and holiday songs. Senior Singers also meet at the Webster Recreation Center every Tuesday at 11:00 am. They often perform in the community.