Adults 50+


Council on Aging in Union County’s Guide for Older Adults


Pickleball Club

Location:    Pickleball Courts at Winchester Center, 1005 Winchester Ave., Monroe

Ages: 50 & up

Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports and is a great way for seniors to stay active.

Day: Tuesdays & Thursdays

Time: 9:00am – 12:00 noon

Contact: Rae Moore at 704-282-4663 or

Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center

327 South Hayne Street, Monroe

For a Senior Center Schedule, visit the Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center
or this link.

Ages: 55 & up

Hours: Monday – Wednesday, 8:00am – 5:00pm; Thursday, 8:00am – 5:00pm & 7:00 – 9:00pm; Friday, 8:00am – 12:00 noon

Membership: There is no charge for residents of the City of Monroe to join. The annual membership fee for non-residents is $60 for an individual and $90 for a couple. The majority of classes and activities require no additional charge.

For more information, contact Colleen Puceta at 704-282-4657 or

Old Armory Community Center

DAY: Tuesday & Thursday TIME: 10:00am – 12:00 noon FEE: FREE

Join us for fellowship and fun. Enjoy a nice conversation while you walk around the indoor walking trail or challenge your friends to a game of cards.

DAY: Monday, Wednesday and Friday  TIME: 10:00am – 12:00 noon FEE: FREE

Stay in shape at your own pace at the Old Armory Community Center. Follow the fitness video for fun and easy exercises that are certain to challenge you and keep you active.

Winchester Community Center

DAY: First Thursday of February through August  TIME: noon – 3pm  FEE: FREE

Venture out to the Winchester Community Center to participate in a wide range of activities with new and old friends. Activities include guest speakers, trips, community service projects and more.


Estate Planning and Finance, Weatherization, Ceramics, Bingo and Line Dancing

Council on Aging in Union County

1401 Skyway Drive, Monroe NC 28110


Council on Aging in Union County is an independent, non-profit agency supporting people 60 and over in their efforts to remain healthy, active, and in control of their own lives. The agency connects clients with the services they need to live independently for as long as possible.


Information & Options Counseling

Options Counseling for Aging Services & Programs

Medicare Counseling (SHIIP Program)

Medical Equipment & Supplies

Home Safety Repairs & Yard Work

Quarterly Newsletter

Senior Law Project

In-Home Services

Household Chore Assistance

Personal Care Assistance

Shopping & Errands

Family Caregiver Support

Caregiver Classes & Support Groups

Caregiver Relief/Respite

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Next Door Group Respite Program

Caregiver Referrals

Senior Events and Classes

Monthly Educational & Social Programs

Wellness Classes: Matter of Balance, Diabetes, Chronic Pain

Senior Wellness Expo

Day Trips

The Senior’s Guide to Moving in with a Roommate