Free to seniors through March 20
Williamson County Parks and Recreation’s new Williamson County Enrichment Center at Academy Park opened March 6. The center, located at 110 Everbright Ave. next to the main branch of the Williamson County Library, features a two-story fireplace, banquet hall, warming kitchen, wellness center, senior lounge, dance studio and classrooms. There are open air terraces, as well as an outdoor amphitheater, bocce ball and pickleball courts.
The Williamson County Enrichment Center will be open Monday through Thursday from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Fridays from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to noon, and Sundays from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
During daylight hours, the Williamson County Enrichment Center will cater to seniors (55+) and will incorporate many of the programs formerly offered by the J. L. Clay Center. The senior lounge will offer a place for seniors to meet and socialize or participate in scheduled table games including bridge, dominoes, Scrabble and Rummikub. The lounge will be open Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to noon, and Sundays from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The facility’s March schedule also includes a full complement of events and daytime classes for seniors, including painting and drawing, piano and voice, writing, dulcimer lessons, chorus, movies, potluck and bingo and group fitness classes to name a few. The Enrichment Center will also offer therapeutic recreation programs, dance classes for children, special events and summer camps.
Use of standard facility amenities, including the senior lounge and wellness center, will be free for all 55+ patrons through Monday, March 20. Beginning March 21, general admission will be $4 for youth/adult (4-54) and $1 for seniors. Annual Enrichment Center facility passes are also available for Williamson County seniors (singles, $50; couples, $75) and non-resident seniors (singles, $150; couples, $175). Drop-in senior classes (including group fitness) are $2 for Enrichment Center pass holders and $4 for non-pass holders.
Williamson County Parks and Recreation is a public organization, here to benefit the community. Anyone may register for and participate in the department’s programs, teams, classes and events. For program registration, pass purchasing or additional information, visit HYPERLINK “http://www.wcparksandrec.com” http://www.wcparksandrec.com. You may also receive department information by “liking” Williamson County Parks and Recreation on Facebook; following us on Twitter at @wc_parksandrec or Instagram at @willcoparksandrec or on Pinterest or YouTube.