Gulfport Senior Center

 

Gulfport Senior Center
5501 27th Ave. S.
893-2237

The Gulfport Multipurpose Center hours are Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

The Gulfport Senior Center Pantry is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 – 3 p.m. You must be over 50 and a Gulfport resident. Pre-qualification is also needed before use of the pantry. Please bring your Gulfport Picture I.D., a utility bill and proof of income. For more information, please see Rachel at the Center or call 893-1231. 

Do you know someone who lives alone and could use a friendly check in call? Volunteers for the Reassurance Telephone Program call Gulfport seniors every Monday through Saturday between 7:30 - 8:30 a.m. To sign up for this program, please visit the Gulfport Senior Center and bring valid I.D. 

Special Events

IT’S BACK! – Happy Birthday Party – Friday, 4/18 (3rd Friday of Every Month) @ 2:30 pm.  A Birthday Party with cake, games, & more for everyone. Whether you are celebrating an April Birthday or not, this party is for you! Provided by Dolphin’s View.

Walk Wise Tampa Bay – Monday, 4/21 @ 2:30 pm. FL consistently leads the nation in pedestrian deaths. Come to an educational/informative presentation specifically for senior pedestrians. 

Knitter’s Fashion Show – Wednesday, 4/23 @ 2:00 pm.  Come check out the amazing talent of the Gulfport Knitters.

Blood Pressure Clinic – Thursday, 4/24 (Last Thursday of Every Month) @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Provided by Pinellas Point Nursing & Rehab Center.

Senior Follies Show – Friday, 4/25 @ 7:00 pm. Don’t miss this amazing show that only comes around once a year! Tickets are $6 each or 2 for $10. MUST purchase your tickets in advance. NO tickets will be sold at the door.

HCA Health Talks “Stroke Prevention” – Monday, 4/28 @ 2:30 pm.  Anyone can have a stroke no matter your age, race or gender. The good news is that up to 80 percent of strokes can be prevented, and the best way to protect yourself and loved ones from stroke is to understand personal risk and how to manage it.

1st Friday Flea Market – Friday, 5/2 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Don’t miss out! Last flea market of the season. 

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta – Monday, 5/5 @ 5:30 pm. Grab your sombreros and head on down for a taco bar, dancing, & fun. Tickets are $8 each. MUST purchase tickets in advance.

Coffee Club – Tuesday, 5/6 (1st Tuesday of Every Month) @ 10:00 am. Coffee and Doughnuts are provided by Scott O’Berry as you discuss current events, the economy and investing.

SPECIAL SERVICES 

This is your Center!:  Sign up today to enjoy all the classes and events offered at the Gulfport Senior Center. Ask Rachel to give you a tour! Pick up a copy of the monthly schedule at the Senior Center or online at www.gulfportseniorfoundation.org. The Senior Center currently offers 55 monthly classes for residents over 50 to choose from. Membership required. Senior Center registration is easy and free.

FREE Phones for persons with mild to severe hearing loss – Florida residents with certified hearing loss are eligible to receive a free amplified phone from the non-profit Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc. (FTRI). Cordless and corded phones are available through FTRI at the Gulfport Senior Center every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 9:30 am.  You MUST call 727-399-9983 to qualify. 

Community Law Program - Legal assistance is available from the Community Law Program every 3rd Friday of the month. You must be 60 years of age or older and qualify with the program.  Call 727-582-7480 to qualify and to make the appointment.  If you qualify, the legal assistance is free.  

G.E.M.S.  Gulfport Extended Mobility Service Affordable transportation for Gulfport residents 55 and over as well as disabled under 55. $65 annual membership.  $2 per ride and your ride to the Senior Center is FREE! Go to the mall, grocery store, doctor’s appointments and more. Call 727-893-2242 for more information.  NEW SCHEDULE AVAILABLE. 

FITNESS CENTER SCHEDULE: Monday – Thursday, 8:00 am – 7:00 pm, Friday: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm. Annual sign up for the Fitness Center is an affordable $25 a year or $40 a couple.  

Snack Bar- Bring a friend to the Senior Center and enjoy a light breakfast for only $2.50 or lunch for only $3.00. In a hurry? Order a boxed lunch-to-go by calling
893-2259. Great food! Great prices! 

Support Groups

Diabetic Support Group on Mondays at 9:30am 

Caregivers: Every Wednesday at 12:30pm

Hearing Loss Support Group, 1st & 3rd Mondays at 2:00 pm

Visual Support Group, 2nd & 4th Mondays at 2 pm

 

MoreActivities: www.gulfportseniorfoundation.org.

 




 









 
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