Lorton Senior Center for Active Adults
7722 Gunston Plaza
Lorton, VA, 22079
Lorton Senior Center for Active Adults (LSC) offer opportunities to make new friends, stay on the move, and learn new things. As you browse this site, you will learn more about the fitness and arts classes; the health and wellness programs; the computer, Internet and camera courses; the trips and tours; the countless opportunities to socialize with others and stay connected with your community; and so much more. Adults age 55 and over may join any of the 13 senior centers sponsored by the Department of Neighborhood and Community Services.
There is an annual membership fee for attending the senior centers. Lunch and Transportation may be available, please see staff for additional information.
Lorton Senior Center for Active Adults offers opportunities to make friends, stay on the move, and learn new things. Fairfax County residents age 55 and over may join any of the 13 senior centers sponsored by the Department of Neighborhood and Community Services.
Senior centers offer fitness and arts classes, health and wellness programs, computer and Internet access, trips and tours, and opportunities to socialize with others and stay connected with your community.
There is an annual membership fee for attending the senior centers. Lunch is available with a suggested donation between $2 and $6 based on age and income. Reservations must be in advance.
Transportation, by Fastran bus, may be available at a nominal charge from your home to the center nearest you and back home. Check with the center closest to your home to apply for transportation.
Program dates & times are subject to change; call the center for confirmation.
Lorton Senior Center Class Registration
Our four seasonal quarters begin in March, June, September, and December. Class Registration for each quarter will begin at 9 a.m. on the third Monday of the month prior to the beginning of the new quarter. (To register for classes you must speak directly to a staff person, please do not leave a message on the phone machine). Registration is on a first-come basis, as space is limited in every class. If you are on a waiting list for a particular quarter, it does not guarantee your registration in the following quarter.
Let us know your interests! Participant suggestions for trips, events, classes and other activities are included in our calendar. A convenient form is available each quarter for you to include your ideas and suggestions.
Senior Plus Program
The Senior+ Program at Lorton Senior center offers many programs aimed at enhancing memory, mobility, and physical and emotional wellness. Our Senior+ team includes three professional staff members who form an interdisciplinary team:
- The Recreation Therapist leads stimulating recreational activities and helps adapt programs to those who might need a little Extra service.
- The Mental Health Therapist offers activities to improve emotional health, and,
- The Public Health Nurse will assist with any medical concerns.
Each staff member works individually with Lorton Center seniors and their families to develop a personalized wellness plan. The Senior+ team offers adapted exercise programs, music programs, discussion groups, mind enhancement activities, blood pressure clinics, health and wellness presentations, and mental health education programs.