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Canon City
Golden Age Center

728 Main Street, Canon City, CO  81212

719-275-5177

A place for 50+ to enjoy activities and make friends to keep them young at heart.

Community

Making A Difference

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Events

Join us for some fun and make a new friend or two!

Koffee Klub

Monday thru Friday at 9:00 am

($3 donation requested)

Silver Sneakers Exercise Group

Monday thru Thursday at 8:30 am

For more information call Jim Mulay at

719-275-2477 or 719-214-6258

Line Dancing

Tuesdays at 1:00 pm & 2:00 pm

($3 donation requested)

Chair Exercises for those of limited mobility

Wednesdays at 9:30 am

($3 donation requested)

Arkansas River Wood Carvers

Thursdays at 1:00 pm

($3 donation requested)

Card Club

Mondays at 1:00 pm

($3 donation requested)

Bible Study

Fridays at 1:00 pm

($3 donation requested)

Tai Chi

Fridays at 10:00 am

($3 donation requested)

Friday Night Dances from 7:00 - 9:00 pm

check calendar for dates and Bands

$3 at the door, coffee provided, bottled and canned drinks available for donation, feel free to bring snacks to share 

View our calendar for new activities every month!

Lunches are provided at the Golden Age Center by the Area Agency on Aging Nutrition Program. 

Eligibility is 60+ and must have an assessment form on file with Area Agency on Aging to be able to participate.  Donations are not a requirement for our program, but the suggested donation price is $3.00 per meal.             Please call either 719-539-3341 and ask for Cristy for more information, or Mitzie at 719-345-3064.

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Nutrition Program

Lunches are provided by the Area Agency on Aging Nutrition Program.  Eligibility is 60+ and must have an assessment form on file with Area Agency on Aging to be able to participate.

 

Donations are not a requirement for our program, but the suggested donation price is $3.00 per meal.

 

Please call either 719-539-3341 and ask for Cristy for more information, or Mitzie at 719-345-3064.

The Nutrition program is a step above what you may think "senior" food should be.  Call 719-345-3064 before 9:30 am, Monday through Friday and reserve your meal. 

Volunteer Group

Golden Age Center at a Glance

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Keeping You Active

You Don't Have to Be Retired to Join Us!!

Membership is open to everyone 50 +.  Activities are open to all.

We invite the senior community to come join us!
Activities for health and wellness include Silver Sneakers, Line Dancing, Friday Night Dances, Chair Exercises, and more...

   Being a member at your senior activity center is easy and a great value.

   Just $25 a year per person gives you membership benefits.

Lifetime memberships available as well for $250.00 a person.  

   Yearly memberships are payable each calendar year (January - December).

Members receive discounts on day excursions and trips.

How Do I Become a Member?

“Wrinkles will only go where the smiles have been.” 

Jimmy Buffet

Fremont County Transit

Not Just Your Grandpa's Shuttle Anymore...

Fremont County Transit is open to the public, not just seniors.  Transportation to medical appointments, shopping, activities and the GAC

Local In-County Rides

Canon City - $4 each way

Penrose/Florence - $4 each way

10 Ride Punch Cards - $35 (a $5 savings)

 

Out of County Rides

Pueblo - $50 

Colorado Springs - $55

Salida - $60

Denver - $95.00

Out of county rides provided for Non-Emergent Medical Only

Veterans ride at a reduced rate - Thank you for your service!

Book your ride 2 days in advance for local rides and 2 weeks in advance for non-emergent, out of town medical.

719-276-5200

Fremont County
Transit Team

Executive Director 

Mack Word

Transit Manager

Matt Valdez

Dispatch

Holly Martin-Ell

Executive Assistant

Veronica Vigil

Receptionist

Kelly Duncan

Drivers

Gardner Fey, Bob Smith, Kevin Borre, Steve Paul, Al Fortune, Matt Valdez, Jamie Zubak, Tom Blasinski, Joe Sims, Ron Hinkle, Jeff Lamborne, Fred Javernick

 

Get in touch with the Golden Age Center to learn more about our work and how you can get involved.

Call today and talk to our friendly staff!

728 Main St, Cañon City, CO 81212, USA

(719) 275-5177

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Volunteers Make it All Work

You Can Make a Difference

Your support is important to our work at Golden Age Council. There are many ways you can contribute towards our goals, and every little bit that you commit goes a long way in helping us fulfill our mission. Learn more about how you can get involved and take advantage of the opportunity to do some good.
We are always looking for volunteer drivers!!

Board of Directors 2023

This is one of the simplest ways to help out our cause. We believe the best way for our Center to be successful is for the members to actively get involved. This is an easy and efficient way of contributing to the great work we do at Golden Age Center. Get in touch with any questions about how you can Volunteer Your Time today.

Pam Gaunt - President

Bryce Nelson - Vice President

Dodie Mitchell - Treasurer

Laura Ricord - Secretary

Members - Daniel Schlesinger, Diane Chipperfield, Regina Usnick, Phyllis Baden, Cindy Nordell, Margaret Harris

Make a Donation

Our organization always appreciates the generosity and involvement of people like you, with every contribution going towards making Golden Age Council an even better Non-Profit Organization than it already is. We want to provide you with the correct and appropriate information pertaining to your mode of support, so don’t hesitate to contact us with your questions.

All our work is done through donations.  Thank you for thoughtfully giving.

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