Top Activities for Seniors in Aurora

By Michael Watson

As our loved ones get older, they're often looking for new and exciting things to do and ways to get involved. In Aurora, Colorado, there are plenty of senior-friendly options to get out of the house and have some fun. Being active in their community will help boost moods, strengthen relationships, stay healthy, explore new hobbies, and overall continue leading a happy life!

Here are 4 of our favorite activities in Aurora!

1. Aurora Center for Active Adults

The ACAA provides many wonderful programs and services for adults ages 50 and up. Popular services include weights/exercise room, drop-in fitness classes, billiards, bingo, quilting bee, Red Hat crafters group, pinochle, and much more. Seniors will never be bored at this fabulous recreation center, plus the fees are very cheap! Your loved one can enjoy a day here for only $3.50.

2. Cherry Creek State Park 

Everyone that visits here says it's just like being at the beach — it's that beautiful! If the senior in your life is longing for the feeling of sand between their toes, Cherry Creek State Park can deliver. It's also great for seniors who enjoy being active as they can bike, walk, jog, kayak, paddleboard, boat, or hike. This state park the perfect mix of relaxation and healthy living.

3. Vintage Theatre

A small and cozy old-school theatre makes for the perfect Friday evening or Sunday afternoon activity for many seniors. The Vintage Theatre puts on live play performances filled with comedy, drama, and everything in between. Any seniors who enjoy the artistic side of life will love this intimate, high-quality theatre.

4. Aurora History Museum

The Aurora History Museum is a free community-based history, arts, and cultural center. It has many eye-catching exhibits on a variety of topics that change regularly, keeping museum lovers on their toes.

Their newest and permanent exhibit called "Growing Home" features historic photos, great stories, and a fully restored 1913 trolley street car! They also offer a lot of educational programs, tours, workshops, and lectures. Seniors can enlighten themselves on new literature and learn about the historical aspects of Aurora and its surrounding areas. Plus, admission is free!

Caring Senior Service of Aurora can help your aging loved one enjoy all of these activities safely. Feel free to contact us for more information about the care services we offer.