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Canon City Golden Age Center

728 Main Street, Canon City, CO  81212

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

 

Golden Age Center at a Glance

We love our Community!

Today the Golden Age Center provides meals 5 days a week, a transit service 5 days a week to Canon City, Florence and Penrose. They have numerous activities and groups that meet each week and serve 420 members in the community. They are proud to be part of such a wonderful community and hope to continue to not only serve the seniors but the community as a whole for many generations to come.

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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 am

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 pm

($1 or $2 donation requested)

Chair Exercises for those of limited mobility

Wednesdays at 9:30 AM

Arkansas River Wood Carvers

Thursdays at 1:00

Bridge Club

Thursdays at 1 pm

Bible Study

Fridays at 1 pm

Friday Afternoon Crafts 2nd and 4th Friday at 2 PM

($1 or $2 donation requested)

Friday Night Dances from 7-9

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 

and plenty more to come!

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Nutrition Program

Reinforcing our Commitment

With this initiative, our goal is to provide good tasting, nutritious lunches to our seniors.  In partnership with Upper Arkansas Area Agency of Aging, our lunch staff is one of the best around.  The staff and volunteers serve your meal at your seat and cleans up.  These aren't your normal 'senior' meals!!  Lots of fellowship - come and give it a try.  If you are over age 60, we ask for a $3.00 donation. Due to COVID-19, we are only able to do grab & go meals.  No dining in.

Would you like to support our efforts?

 
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Meals prepared fresh daily~home cooking prepared by Mitzie!!

Food Good Enough to Eat!!

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.  We are only able to do grab and go meals at this time.

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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 want to share what we do with the community.
Activities for health and wellness include Silver Sneakers, Line Dancing Classes, Friday Night Dances, Chair Exercise Classes, and more...

 

Welcome Members!!

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50+ Come on In

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

   Just $20 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 by each member's anniversary date.

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Happy Summer!

Join us monthly for seasonal crafts. Check back for updates on dates, times and what we'll be crafting!

 
 
 

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give

Norman MacEwan

 

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 2021

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

Mark Strauss - Vice President

Nancy Paul - Treasurer

Rita Personett - Secretary

Members - Kristi Brownfield, Daniel Schlesinger, Dodie Mitchell, Steve Paul, Bryce Nelson, Jacque Meyer.

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.

 

Golden Age Center & Fremont Transit Team

Executive Director 

D. Shawn Johnston

Transit Manager

Daniel Clements

Dispatch

Holly Martin-Ell

Admin Assistant

Edwinna Margheim

Bookkeeper

Starr McElhinney

Drivers

Darrel Woods, Floyd Newton, Greg Atkins, Gardner Fey, Bob Smith, Kevin Borre, Rod Gaunt, Steve Paul, Al Fortune, Matthew Valdez


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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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

No Charge for Veterans - 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