Southport Senior Center

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Office Hours: 8:00am – 4:00pm Monday – Friday, Activity hours vary, please see calendar.

Address: 1513 N. Howe St., Ste. 1, Southport, NC 28461
The Center is located behind the Wingate Inn in Smithville Crossing

Phone:(910) 754-2300

Fax:(910) 454-0587

Center Director: Susan Whitley

Email: swhitley@bsrinc.org

Assist. Center Director: Randy Gillette

Email: rgillette@bsrinc.org

Nutrition Coordinator: Beverly Bridgers

Email: bbridgers@bsrinc.org

Nutrition Transporter: Doug Russell

Southport Senior Center

The Southport Senior Center is one of three Senior Centers provided to the county by Brunswick Senior Resources, Inc. (BSRI). The center services the eastern part of the county including the Boiling Spring Lakes, Oak Island, and Sunset Harbor areas. As a Senior Center the location offers activities, events, evidence based classes, services, educational programs, games, exercise classes, dance classes, social activities, presentations, fairs, and much more.

Even though a senior center, often times individuals may find activities and events that are of interest to them. Also the center serves as an avenue to services for caregivers. Periodic training is provided to the non-elderly. If there is an activity or event you are interested in, please get involved even if you do not consider yourself a “senior.”

Please note, Individuals under 60 will be charged a $2 per class fee. Unless otherwise noted. Please just show up for classes unless otherwise noted as well.


Regularly Scheduled Activities

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Photography Club: 2nd and 4th Fridays, 1:30PM to 2:30PM.

Watercolor Painting: Wednesdays, Beginner 9am – 10am, Intermediate 10am -11am, Advanced 11am – 12 noon.

Party Bridge: Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., RSVP to 910-754-2300 to begin playing.

Hand Drumming: 1st and 3rd Fridays, 1:30PM to 2:30PM.

Beginning Line Dancing: Thursdays, 1:30PM to 2PM.

Hand & Foot Canasta: Mondays, 9:30AM to 12:30PM

Free Crafting: Tuesdays, 10AM to 2PM.

Crafts: Thursdays and Fridays, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.; fee for materials.

Bible Study: Wednesdays, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.

Games: 12:30 – 3:30 pm on Wednesdays.

Silver Paddles: Tuesdays, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Easy Does It: Mondays and Wednesdays 10:45 am – 11:45 am.

Blood Pressure Checks: 2nd & 4th Fridays, 12:30 pm provided by Amedysis

Knit and Chain Gang: Thursdays, 9:30 am – 11:30 am.

Tai Chi: Mondays 10:30 am – 11:30 am

You Can Do It: Fridays, 10:15 am to 11:15 am.

Total Body Conditioning: Mondays 2:45 pm to 34:45 pm.

Gertle Cardio & Core: Tuesdays 1:30 pm to 2″30 pm.

*SUBJECT TO CHANGE – Please remember to sign in! We are striving to become a certified Senior Center. Thanks for your help in achieving this goal!


Drop In Activities

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Book Rentals – Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Billiards: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Puzzles : Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.
TV w/Cable: Monday – Friday 8:00 am-4:00 pm.
Brain Fitness: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Magazines: Monday – Friday 8:00 am -4:00 pm.
Computer Lab:  Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Wii: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Rummikub:  Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm.
Pinochle:  Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:30 3m – 4:00 pm.
Newspaper: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 am.

DVDs, CDs, VHS Rental: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.

VHS: M, T, Th, F, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Cassette Tapes: M, T, Th, F,  8:00 am – 4:00 pm.

*Hours may vary due to room use.

PLEASE remember to sign in! We are striving to become a nationally certified Senior Center. Thanks for your help in achieving this goal

Upcoming Special Events

*Subject to change without notice unless you RSVP!

PLEASE remember to sign in! We must have 10 special activities a year (where people actually participate) to become a certified Senior Center. Thanks for your help in achieving this goal!