To ensure the health and safety of Frederick County’s seniors and our staff, the Senior Services Division will be phasing in the opening of County-operated senior centers over time, based on the guidance of Frederick County public health experts. Our top priorities are to support vaccination clinics, assist in the Call Center, and deliver food to vulnerable older adults.
While our doors may be closed, we continue to provide personal care for homebound individuals, caregiver support, client and case management, health insurance counseling, as well as activities and programs through the virtual senior center. As we move forward, some programs must be scaled back gradually, and other programs will be built up slowly. Your patience during this transition is appreciated.
The Virtual 50+ Center offers a variety of fitness classes such as strength training, yoga, Zumba, and line dance.
In addition, social, recreational, and educational programs are scheduled. These include discussion groups, book clubs, film club, drawing class, and health and nutrition programs.
1. Fitness Classes and Programs with a Fee
Pay online with a credit card via our eStore: http://frederickcountymd-gov.3dcartstores.com
For more information, including how to pay with a check, please follow the registration instructions found on the Monthly Calendar.
2. Free Virtual Programs and Activities
Please send an email to VirtualSeniorCenter@FrederickCountyMD.gov
Be sure to include: Your name, Email Address, Phone Number, Names & Dates of Programs
3. First Time Participants
If you have never taken a class in-person at one of the 50+ Community Centers/Senior Centers or through the Virtual 50+ Center, you must complete and submit a Participant Registration Information Form.
Scholarships are available to help pay for fitness classes.
To apply for a fitness class scholarship please print and submit this Scholarship Application
For more information email SeniorServices@FrederickCountyMD.gov
To Donate in support of these programs
Visit our eStore: http://frederickcountymd-gov.3dcartstores.com
Choose Donation Opportunities
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Waiver of Liability: I acknowledge that there are inherent risks and dangers associated with Frederick County Senior Services Division programs, videos, and activities, and therefore, I hold Frederick County Government harmless from all claims for injuries, damage, or loss that may result from my participation in the videos and activities listed here.
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