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 

A Matter of Balance - ages 50+
Friday
1-3p.m.  This program has proven that persons taking these classes have fewer falls than those who did not. Learn how to overcome the fear of falling by addressing unfounded fears and behavior. Program also includes exercise.

 

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.

 

AARP Free Tax Assistance - ages 50+
Tuesday
12-6p.m.  An annual event serving seniors. You can schedule an appointment by going to our website, visiting the Roy B. Culler, Jr. Senior Center page and clicking on AARP Tax Appointments on the left. You can also call 525-1151 to make an appointment. Appointments can be made starting in mid-January.

 

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+
Wednesday
April 1, 2015 - May 6, 2015
10a.m.-1p.m. or 1:30-4:30p.m.  Fee:$35 per person/per session
Instructor: Hilda Perez
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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
April 16, 2015 - May 21, 2015
1-4p.m.  Fee:$33 per person
Instructor: Helen Mendenhall
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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
April 6, 2015 - April 27, 2015
May 4, 2015 - June 1, 2015
1:30-2:30p.m.  Fee:$10 per person (65 and older); $12 per person (ages 64 and under)
Instructor: Gene Clodfelter
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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
April 6, 2015 - April 27, 2015
May 4, 2015 - June 1, 2015
10-11a.m.  Fee:$10 per person (ages 65 and older); $12 per person (ages 64 and under)
Instructor: Gene Clodfelter
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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
April 6, 2015 - April 27, 2015
May 4, 2015 - June 1, 2015
12:30-1:30p.m.  Fee:$10 per person (ages 65+); $12 per person (ages 64 and under)
Instructor: Gene Clodfelter
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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
April 6, 2015 - April 27, 2015
May 4, 2015 - June 1, 2015
11a.m.-12p.m.  Fee:$10 per person (65 and older); $12 per person (ages 64 and under)
Instructor: Gene Clodfelter
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This intermediate level class introduces participants to the Internet, E-mail and Word skills. Detailed instruction sheets are provided on each topic.

 

Cookout for Senior Games Participants
Tuesday
April 7, 2015
11a.m.-2p.m.  Deadline for enrollment: 4/3/15
All registered Senior Games participants are invited to a free cookout. If you have not registered, you can register at the cookout. This is an exciting and fun event for persons 50 and better who are participating in the Games or SilverArts program. During the cookout you can play pickleball, corn hole, horseshoes, shuffleboard, and bocce. There will be live music, dancing and Bingo with $100 worth of prizes. Sponsored by the Rotary Club of the Triad.

 

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.

 

Easter Baskets - ages 50+
Thursday
April 2, 2015
2-3p.m.  Deadline for enrollment: 3/30/15
Fill your Easter basket with goodies for your grandchild or great-grandchild while socializing with others. Supplies will be provided, but we encourage you to bring your own stuffed animals or toys to fill your personalized basket. One basket per person. Pre-registration is required.

 

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.

 

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
Tuesday
April 7, 2015
May 5, 2015
5:30-7:30p.m.  Fee:$10 per person
This group meets monthly for a variety of activities. 4/7 - Corn Hole and Ping Pong tournament. 5/5 - Billiards and Chair Volleyball Tournament. The registration fee allows the participant to play in more than 65 other Senior Games events with a kick-off cookout on 4/7, an opening ceremony breakfast on 4/15, an artist's reception on 4/28 and an awards banquet and show on 5/19. In addition, each registered participant gets a T-shirt and a swag bag. Registered participants can also enter the SilverArts for the creative expression in the visual, heritage, literay and performing arts. Senior Games is a year-round health promotion program.

 

Pickleball for Beginners - ages 50+
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.

 

Practice for Senior Games - ages 50+
Thursday
April 9, 2015
10a.m.-12p.m.  Join us at Morehead Recreation Center, 101 Price Street, to practice bocce, horseshoes, shuffleboard, softball throw and corn hole in preparation for Senior Games. Enjoy the company of other who like to have fun and sharpen their skills.

 

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 Games & SilverArts Registration - ages 50+
Monday-Friday
9a.m.-5p.m.  Fee:$10 per person
Join 394 of your neighbors who participated in the Greater High Point Senior Games last year! Senior Games is a year-round exciting health promotion program. The registration fee includes a wide range of activities designed for individuals at various fitness levels. Activities include golf, bowling, tennis, track, softball, basketball, corn hole, pickleball, horseshoes, bocce, swimming and cheerleading. There are also special programs to include Silverstriders (a walking program), Silverliners (a line dancing program), and SilverArts (a program that celebrate the accomplishments of our local senior artists). To register or for more information, stop by the Center or call your local coordinator Tina Boston at 883-3584. Registration deadline for Visual & Heritage Arts is April 7, all others must be registered by April 16. Games will take place April 17-May 16.

 

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

 

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.

 

Walk with Ease - ages 50+
Wednesday
April 1, 2015
April 8, 2015
April 15, 2015
April 22, 2015
3-4:30p.m.  Specifically for persons with arthritis, but is a good exercise program for anyone. Each session begins with a pre-walk discussion, followed by warm-up exercises then a 10-30 minute walk. It ends with a cool-down and closing remarks. Participants will meet at the Center and then ride our bus to various walking locations including gyms, tracks and the Greenway. Workbooks are available at no cost for anyone who attends 4 of the 6 classes. Book cost is $12 for anyone wanting to do the program on their own. Pre-registration is required. Participation in this program qualifies you for the Senior Games Fun Walk.

 

What About Vaccinations? - ages 50+
Monday
April 6, 2015
11a.m.-12p.m.  Class informs you about the different type of vaccines that are currently available and what you should know about each one including Flu, Pneumococcal Pneumonia, and Shingles. Who should and should not get vaccinated and the benefits of being vaccinated will be covered.

 

Wii Bowling at the Stratford - ages 50+
Tuesdays
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. Program begins March 3.

 

Yoga - ages 50+
Mondays & Thursdays
April 2, 2015 - April 27, 2015
May 4, 2015 - May 28, 2015
11:30a.m.-12:30p.m.  Fee:$38 per person/per month
Instructor: Lois von der Goltz
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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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