The Iowa City Senior Center (ICSC) can be described as a fitness center, social club, continuing education site, volunteer hub, and service organization all in one.

September is National Senior Center Month, and ICSC has planned a membership drive to celebrate Senior Center Month. People who become a Senior Center Member during the month of September will receive a free thank-you gift. Other membership benefits last all year including:

  • Access to the fitness areas and billiards room
  • Opportunities to enroll in a wide array of interesting and engaging member-only programs
  • Classes and activities
  • Discounted parking while visiting the Senior Center in Downtown Iowa City
  • Invitations to attend special annual events

Membership is open to all adults age 50 and above. Iowa City and North Liberty residents enjoy an annual membership fee of only $40 ($25 per additional household member) thanks to support from local governments. Residents living in any other community pay only a $75 annual fee ($45 per additional household member).

Reduced rates may be available depending upon financial situations. Visit or call 319-356-5220 to register as a member.

Membership Drive events

The ICSC Membership Drive will also include several free opportunities to visit and explore the Senior Center building and try programs including:

  • Senior Center Building Tours: 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept.  8, and 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21
  • Traditional Country Dance: 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Sept.10 at Happy Hollow Park, 800 Brown St.
  • Book Report discussion group: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13
  • Balanced Fitness trial class: 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 16
  • Fighting Against Fraud class: 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19
  • Family Dementia class: 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Sept. 20
  • Fresh Conversations nutrition discussion: 3 p.m. Tuesday, September 20
  • Welcome to Medicare seminar: 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 24
  • Weekly activities such as the Sports Forum discussion, card games, Lyrics Alive all-request singing group, mindfulness practice, Scrabble, Keep Us In Stitches fiber arts, Film Fridays, and more

View the Senior Center’s entire robust line-up of programs and activities available both online and in-person for September and October at Class registration and membership can be completed online at or by calling 319-356-5220 during business hours, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Welcome Back Breakfast

All members are invited to join us at the Welcome Back Breakfast at 9 a.m. Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, at the Senior Center, 28 S. Linn St. Members can get acquainted with one another, meet new friends, and connect with staff.

An exciting announcement will be unveiled at this special event! Please reserve a spot by September 26 by calling 319-356-5220.

Date of publication

Tuesday, September 06, 2022