Increase Your Skills with Center 50+ Classes

​Center 50+ is a non-membership community center that offers classes, services, health and wellness opportunities, meals, and special events to adults age 50 and older.​

Learning new hobbies and interests is a rewarding experience for adults of all ages. In addition to fitness and computer classes, Center 50+ give you the chance to develop or increase your knowledge and skills.

Download Center 50+ Program Guide

Sign-up online for Center 50+ Programs  

Artisan arts and crafts

Explore your artistic side with classes like these:

  • Lapidary (turning rocks into precious stones)
  • Woodworking
  • Silversmithing
  • Woodcarving
  • Duck decoy carving
  • Pine needle baskets
  • Jewelry beading
  • Acrylic and watercolor painting
  • Floral arranging

Check the calendar and the current program guide for detailed descriptions, dates, and costs.

Personal enrichment

Focus on your skills and personal development with classes like these:

  • AARP driver safety
  • Spanish
  • Ukelele strum
  • Writing your life story
  • Meditation
  • Theater art studies
  • Gardening
  • History
Applying paint to canvas with brush

Contact us

Center 50+
​Due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19 infection, Center 50+ is closed effective Monday, March 16, 2020. Because Center 50+ serves a population considered to be at higher risk for contracting the virus, serves more than 250 people each day, and we cannot guarantee social distancing, Center 50+ will remain closed until the Oregon Health Authority deems it safe to reopen.

Congregate meals offered Monday through Friday at Center 50+ will continue through a drive-up option. Follow https://www.facebook.com/center50plus/ for virtual program offerings during this time. Call -503-588-6303.

Regular Hours suspended:
Monday 7:30 a.m–9:00 p.m.
Tuesday 7:30 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
Wednesday 7:30 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
Thursday 7:30 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Saturday 8:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Sunday CLOSED
2615 Portland RD NE
Salem OR 97301
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