Parks & Recreation

Roy B. Culler, Jr. Senior Center

600 N. Hamilton Street (get directions)
High Point, NC 27262

(336) 883-3584
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From time to time this facility will be closed due to weather, maintenance, or private events. Other events and programs may be changed or cancelled. Please click on the "Closings, Cancellations & Changes" tab on the left of this page for more information.

Hours of operation:  Monday-Friday from 9:00am-5:00pm, evenings and weekends when programs are scheduled and other times by appointment.

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The Roy B. Culler, Jr. Senior Center is an 11,500 square foot facility that began operation in May of 1991. Approved as part of the 1986 Bond Referendum, the Center is intended to serve the needs of Senior Center PictureHigh Point's large and growing population adults age 50 and older. The Center is named for former High Point Mayor, Roy B. Culler, Jr., who was instrumental in its development.

The Center is certified by the State of North Carolina as a "Center of Excellence". The Center offers a variety of programs and activities. Types of programs and classes to watch for include exercise, arts and crafts, movies, guest speakers, health screenings, club meetings, parties, holiday celebrations, cultural events, entertainment and much more. The Center offers a variety of trips that include tours, theatre, sight seeing and more.

The Senior Center houses a game room, space for crafts, activities, a craft shop, and multi-purpose meeting rooms. The offices of the Senior Resources of Guilford are also located at the center.

Volunteers are key to the success of the Center. Some of the areas where volunteers are needed most include program or class leaders, assistants leaders, craft shop attendants, health screening personnel, receptionists and information and referral desk attendants.

Some areas of the Senior Center may be rented for private functions by contacting the Center Director.

Current Programs 

AARP
10a.m.  Business and social meeting for adults 50 and older. Meeting held 4th Wednesday of each month. For more information, contact AARP President - Doug Jenkins at 889-2092.

 

AHOY Adult Exercise
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
10a.m.  Instructor: Nona Sink, Lois Harris
Exercises appropriate for Seniors to include gentle stretching, range of motion and light cardio movement/low impact aerobics.

 

Art Class
Friday
9a.m.  A gathering of artists to work on individual paintings and art work. No instructor. Students support each other during class time.

 

Art Class - Oil/Acrylic/Watercolor - ages 50+
Tuesday
September 1, 2015 - October 6, 2015
12-3p.m.  Fee:$35 per person
Instructor: Hilda Perez
Informational Poster            
This is a 6-week class for beginners to advanced students. You will need to purchase and bring your own supplies.

 

Art Class - Oil/Acrylic/Watercolor - ages 50+
Wednesday
September 2, 2015 - October 7, 2015
10a.m.-1p.m. or 1:30-4:30p.m.  Fee:$35 per person/per session
Instructor: Hilda Perez
Informational Poster            
This is a 6-week class for beginners to advanced students. You will need to purchase and bring your own supplies.

 

Art Class - Oil/Acrylic/Watercolor - ages 50+
Thursday
July 30, 2015 - September 3, 2015
September 10, 2015 - October 15, 2015
1-4p.m.  Fee:$33 per person
Instructor: Helen Mendenhall
Informational Poster            
This is a 6-week class for beginners to advanced students. You will need to purchase and bring your own supplies.

 

ARTS
Thursday
10a.m.  ARTS is a program for persons with disabilities and/or those who may need assistance. A variety of arts and crafts are taught. The 2-hour program can be used for Respite for Caregivers. Volunteers provide extra help. This program is free, please call ahead to register.

 

Billiards
Monday-Friday
9a.m.-5p.m.  Open Billiards for anyone.

 

Bingo
Wednesday
1p.m.  Fee:$1 per person
Come out and play Bingo every Wednesday. You play 2 cards for 2 hours. There are a variety of Bingo games. Prizes include small household items and foods. The Bingo group is looking for prizes; if you want to donate call the Center at 883-3584.

 

Blood Pressure Screenings
Monday
9:30-11a.m.  Free blood pressure checks on each Monday of the month, except 5th Monday. Blood Pressure is checked on a drop in basis. Forms are provided to track weekly readings. Screenings will not be done on holidays when the Senior Center is closed.

 

Boot Camp
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
8:30a.m.  Fee:$10 per person for 2 months
This 1-hour program is for active individuals who want a vigorous workout. The class includes a cardio workout and obstacle course.

 

Bowling
Monday
1p.m.  Fee:$1 per game
Instructor: Effie Gay
Bowlers meet every Monday afternoon at Brunswick Tarheel Lanes for fun and fellowship. This is an opportunity to meet new friends. Whether you are a beginner or advanced bowler, join in on the fun. Fee includes shoes.

 

Canasta - Regular and Hand & Foot Card Club
Play or learn to play these exciting card games. Bring a snack to share and join us. Hand and Foot Canasta is every Monday at 12:45p.m.; Regular Canasta is every Thursday at 1:30p.m.

 

Ceramics
Tuesday
9:30-11:30a.m.  Fee:$1 per week
This class is appropriate for beginners or the experienced ceramist. Our instructor will provide guidance and helpful tips. The Senior Center will provide paints and brushes and fire ceramics in our kiln. Students need to provide their own greenware.

 

Chair Volleyball
Call each week for time  If you have never played, you have missed the laughter. Drop in on Mondays at 1:30p.m. or Wednesdays at 12p.m. to play an exciting game of Chair Volleyball. The main rule - you must stay in your seat! Come and have a great time.

 

China Painting
Monday
1-4p.m.  You can join this group at anytime. Cost and equipment needs will be discussed with you when you join.

 

Computer Class - Advanced
Monday
August 3, 2015 - August 24, 2015
August 31, 2015 - September 28, 2015
1:30-2:30p.m.  Fee:$10 per person (65 and older); $12 per person (ages 64 and under)
Instructor: Gene Clodfelter
Informational Poster            
This advanced computer class will deal with your computer system, computer security, databases and purchased software. Another part of this class will be instruction based with written instruction, questions and answers.

 

Computer Class - Basics
Monday
August 3, 2015 - August 24, 2015
August 31, 2015 - September 28, 2015
10-11a.m.  Fee:$10 per person (ages 65 and older); $12 per person (ages 64 and under)
Instructor: Gene Clodfelter
Informational Poster            
This 4-week class covers the basics of computer use: mouse, keyboard, folders, files, main features and tool bars. Detailed instruction sheets are provided on each topic.

 

Computer Class - Excel
Monday
August 3, 2015 - August 24, 2015
August 31, 2015 - September 28, 2015
12:30-1:30p.m.  Fee:$10 per person (ages 65+); $12 per person (ages 64 and under)
Instructor: Gene Clodfelter
Informational Poster            
Students will be taught to create spreadsheets and learn how to make formulas for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Also color coding, freezing panes and hiding information will be reviewed.

 

Computer Class - Intermediate Level
Monday
August 3, 2015 - August 24, 2015
August 31, 2015 - September 25, 2015
11a.m.-12p.m.  Fee:$10 per person (65 and older); $12 per person (ages 64 and under)
Instructor: Gene Clodfelter
Informational Poster            
This intermediate level class introduces participants to the Internet, E-mail and Word skills. Detailed instruction sheets are provided on each topic.

 

Cornhole - ages 50+
Tuesday
6-8:30p.m.  A bean bag toss game where players take turns throwing bags of corn at a raised platform with a hole at the far end. A bag in the hole scores 3 points, one on the platform scores 1 point. Play continues until a team or player reaches the score of 21. You can drop in to play with our experienced players or you can come to learn how to play. Beginners are welcome.

 

Creative Craft Shop
Monday-Friday
9a.m.-5p.m.  Craft shopping at our retail store. Seniors make various items that are good for birthday gifts, housewarmings and other special occasions. New vendors are welcome to bring in new items on Mondays only.

 

Discover Winston-Salem Downtown - ages 50+
Tuesday
August 25, 2015
9a.m.-4p.m.  Fee:$5 per person
A day trip with a step on guide. You can enjoy shopping and walking downtown. Fee includes transportation only. Cost of lunch is on your own.

 

Happytones Senior Chorus
Tuesday
11:30a.m.  A chorus of seniors directed by Anne Eaton. Sing a variety of musical arrangements. There are no tryouts. If you like to have fun, enjoy social interaction and can put on a "happy face", then come to a rehearsal.

 

Ladies Brunch Group
10:30a.m.  Group meets the 2nd Friday of each month.

 

Legal Aid
Friday
1-4p.m.  Diane Brady with Legal Aid of North Carolina meets with seniors by appointment only. Diane assists in providing simple wills, power of attorney and health care power of attorney. This is a free service provided to seniors and their family. Appointments can be made by calling 885-9181 and press *1731. Be sure to leave a message stating your name, number and that you are from High Point. They will return the call and set your appointment.

 

Life Reimagined - ages 50+
Tuesday
August 11, 2015
11a.m.-12p.m. or 6-7p.m.  A vision, a methodology, and a community that helps people rediscover what truly matters and focus on what they really want to do. Experience includes an opportunity to take focused online sessions with topics that include purpose, dreams, career, empty nest, kids moving back, stress, relationships and more. Courses range from 1 to 7 days, all online at your pace. This event will introduce the program. Participants will learn how to do more Life Reimagined programs at their pace. Class is limited, but if there is high interest additional events will be scheduled.

 

Line Dancing - Advanced Level
Tuesdays
1:45-3p.m.  Designed for those with significant dancing/line dancing experience who want to be challenged by more complicated steps and patterns.

 

Line Dancing - Beginner Level
Tuesdays
3:15-4:15p.m.  Designed for those who have some dancing/line dancing experience.

 

Line Dancing - Steps Only
Tuesdays
3-3:15p.m.  Designed for those who have little or no dancing/line dancing experience. Learn the basic steps: grapevine, rocking chair, jazz box and more. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and shoes that allow you to move and turn on either carpet or linoleum. Stay for the 3:15p.m. class to show off what you have learned.

 

Livin' It Up At 50 - ages 50-59
Saturday
August 1, 2015
9a.m.-4p.m.  Fee:$5 per person
Take a day trip to Hamptonville, NC to visit the Shiloh Amish Store for shopping and visit Yadkin Valley Wineries. Fee includes transportation only. Cost of lunch and tour are on your own.

 

Mayberry Days Festival - ages 50+
Wednesday
September 23, 2015
9a.m.-4p.m.  Fee:$8 per person
Take a day trip to Mount Airy, NC and visit the Mayberry Days Festival. Fee includes transportation. Cost of lunch is on your own.

 

Pickleball for Beginners
Tuesdays
5:30-7:30p.m.  Pickleball is a fun game played on a badminton court with the net lowered to 34" at the center. It is played with a perforated plastic baseball and wood or composite paddles. It is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players. Persons need to have good balance and be able to move quickly on a court. Please call and make an appointment so we will be ready for you.

 

Ping Pong
Monday & Friday
11a.m.  Singles and doubles play for anyone. Come and join the fun. There are three tables for play.

 

Pinochle
Fridays
1p.m.  This is a trick-taking game typically for 2 to 4 players and played with a 48 card deck. Players score points by trick-taking and also by forming combinations of cards into melds. Each hand is played in three phases: biding, melds and tricks. The standard game today is call "partnership auction pinochle". There are variations of the game. You can join us for this fun card game and if you don't know how to play, we will teach you.

 

Putt Putt Golf
Friday
1p.m.  Fee:$1 per person
Unlimited play. Program is not held in case of inclement weather. We appreciate the Putt-Putt Fun Center at 2418 N. Main Street for providing this low cost to our seniors.

 

Senior Resources of Guilford
Services for older adults. Available daily.

 

SilverArts Follies Show Trip - ages 50+
Friday
September 25, 2015
3-11p.m.  Fee:$10 per person
Travel to Raleigh, NC for a show that will feature performing arts winners from the Senior Games SilverArts competition from across the state.

 

Social Bridge
Thursday
9:15a.m.  Everyone is welcome to join our weekly social bridge group. Come early to meet Rod and the facilitator and get a table assignment. Beginners can observe.

 

Sophisticated Ladies
7p.m.  Group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month.

 

Tai Chi for Arthritis - ages 50+
Monday & Thursday
September 28, 2015 - November 19, 2015
January 28, 2016 - March 11, 2016
1-2p.m.  Fee:$25 per person
Instructor: Lois von der Goltz
Tai Chi is an ancient practice proven to reduce pain and improve your mental and physical well being. This program is from The Arthritis Foundation developed by Dr. Paul Lam. You will use gentle Sun-style routines that are safe, easy to learn and suitable for every fitness level. Many seniors who have taken the class have already seen an improvement in their health.

 

Tech Workshop - ages 50+
Tuesday
August 25, 2015
10:30a.m.-12p.m.  Provides mini-presentations in small groups and one-on-one help to educate you on tablet and smartphone skills. The workshop covers touchscreen basics, texting, taking and sharing photos, downloading apps and more. You are required to bring your tablet, smartphone or laptop. Pre-registration is required for this free class.

 

Weatherization Program - ages 50+
Wednesday
August 26, 2015
11a.m.-12p.m.  Program is designed to meet the need for adequate protection against the winter's cold and summer's heat in the homes of elderly and disabled seniors. Seniors with higher living expenses maybe eligible for assistance. Applications will be available.

 

Wii Bowling - ages 50+
Friday
July 31, 2015
August 7, 2015
August 14, 2015
August 21, 2015
August 28, 2015
1-3p.m.  A computer game for 1-4 players. Player raise the Wii remote in their hand just like a bowling ball, then swing their arms to "roll" the ball. The speed of the swing and the angle at which you release the ball affects the ball's spin, so it will take some practice to master control over the ball and knock down the pins.

 

Wii Bowling at the Stratford - ages 50+
1st Tuesday of each month
2-4p.m.  The Stratford residents will challenge the Culler Senior Center participants in Wii bowling, played with a remote control device on a large screen. Light refreshments will be served. Meet there or catch the transportation from the Center at 1:30p.m.

 

Yoga - ages 50+
Mondays & Thursdays
August 3, 2015 - August 31, 2015
September 3, 2015 - September 28, 2015
11:30a.m.-12:30p.m.  Fee:$38 per person/per month
Instructor: Lois von der Goltz
Informational Poster            
Yoga helps with breathing and posture, along with meditation to integrate your mind. When participating in Yoga, stretching, bending and balancing help to align the head, neck and spine and stimulate the circulatory system to keep muscles and joints strong and flexible. Yoga helps reduce the risk of heart disease by lowering blood pressure and anxiety levels, induces relaxation and is useful in pain management.

 

High Point Parks & Recreation Department
136 Northpoint Avenue • High Point, NC 27262 • (336) 883-3469 • Fax - (336) 883-8524

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