Senior Programs

Martin County Parks and Recreation provides recreational programming for seniors ages 50 and over Monday through Friday at the Log Cabin Senior Center, located at 2369 NE Dixie Highway in Jensen Beach.

Activities include a variety of free classes such as fitness, life skills, bridge, art, yoga and more! View the program descriptions below.

Stay Active

Session 4 | January 8 – April 29; Mondays, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.: Adults 50 and older can attend FREE Tai Chi for Arthritis sessions at the Log Cabin Senior Center. Tai Chi has been shown to improve flexibility, balance, muscle strength, pain relief, and more! 

This FREE program was made possible through the Supporting Healthy Aging Through Parks and Recreation (SHAPR) Grant, a grant from National Recreation and Park Association with funding from the Centers For Disease Control (CDC).

This 60-minute strength training chair class will begin with a light cardio warmup, followed by weight bearing exercises for the entire body, and will conclude with stretching. Bring water and sneakers.

This 45-minute class uses weights and your own body weight to target all of the major muscle groups. Bring water and sneakers.

Join Carol in this 45-minute class to help with muscle loss, bone strength and mobility. Using resistance bands, balls and stepper.  Modifications given and supplies provided. Bring a bottle of water.

Join Carol for this 45-minute class to strengthen your muscles, improve your mobility, balance, and flexibility while reducing the strain on muscles, joints, and bones. Bring a bottle of water.

Recommended props to bring to class: yoga block or yoga strap

Enjoy fun dances performed in a group to music, a repeating sequence of steps while arranged in one or more lines or rows. Bring water and wear closed toe shoes.

Spark Creativity

May 1: Socialize and make friends in your best Kentucky Derby party hat! Enjoy an array of delicious teas, finger sandwiches, and pastries.  Call to reserve your seat.

May 7: During this impromptu session come explore your creative side and share your ideas with new and old friends. Whether you are a beginner or just want to practice painting, drawing, or sketching with others. Supplies not provided.

May 8: Please join Vicky and Joe from Village Arts and Crafts Loft. Arts and Crafts will be painting your own clay pot. Potting soil will be included.

May 15: Enjoy a pre-planned canvas painting class. Experience the joys of painting, even if you don’t consider yourself an artist. Supplies provided. Call to reserve a seat.

May 10, 17 & May 31: Always wanted to learn how to play the ukulele or guitar? It’s never too late, to learn.  Music stimulates the brain and enhances the memory. Must bring own ukulele and guitar for lessons. (Call to register).

Fun & Games

Whether you want to play, learn, or just have fun come to the Log Cabin Monday - Friday from 2:00-4:00 p.m. to play Scrabble, JENGA, Chess, Checkers, Dominos or form Bridge, Mahjong, Pinochle, Poker, Euchre, Hand & Foot, Canasta Groups. All card games welcome.

Enjoy an hour of BINGO. Bingo cards provided.

Join in this game played with dominoes. The object of the game is for a player to play all the tiles from his or her hand onto one or more chains, or trains, from a central hub or "station".

Bring your favorite crossword puzzle to the next level with Giant Crossword!

Players use the Wii Remote to mimic real-life bowling actions on the television screen. Play solo or in groups.

Mahjong, a traditional Chinese tile-based game of strategy and skill, is enjoyable and hugely popular. Bring your Mahjong card and tiles. Beginners are welcome. 2024 card needed.

Catch up with friends playing a game of Chinese Mahjong. Chinese Mahjong players engage in a dynamic interplay, drawing from their expertise and intuition to make calculated moves and devise winning strategies No card needed.  

Join in on this fun game that incorporates math, strategy, interaction with others, and problem-solving. Bring your cribbage board.

Socialize & Network

May 1: Come socialize and make new friends in your fancy Kentucky Derby hat! Enjoy array of delicious teas, finger sandwiches, and pastries.  Please call to reserve a seat.

May 13: Join us for reading some of the latest books. Come and discuss this month’s book “Violeta” written by Isabel Allende. Call to reserve a book. Limited supply. 

Know & Learn

May 1: Please join Frank Jackson, Council on Aging of Martin County to learn about how to attain food boxes. *Display only, actual food boxes will not be provided on the day of this presentation.*

Free Nutrition class Friday, May 10 & 24th and June 7 & 21. Become familiar with the USDA MyPlate, learn about the health benefits of eating an overall healthy diet, and identify strategies to choose foods and beverages with healthier fats, less sodium, and less added sugar. Additionally, sample a nutritious recipe and receive handouts and giveaways to promote healthy living. Call to reserve a seat.

May 15: Please join Ruth Martucci from the Martin County Library System as she helps navigate new and existing technology we use on a daily basis.

May 22: Please join Julie Zabo, Foot Care Nurse to learn about proper foot care.

May 29: The Log Cabin was added to the Martin County Register of Historic Places in 2006.  Please join us for an open house at the Log Cabin Senior Center. Learn about the history of the Log Cabin and all the free classes and programs available. 

May 29: Please join Jodi Olivera as she presents the services offered through TenderCare Home Health.

Contact Us

If you have any additional questions about Martin County Senior Programs, please contact us. 

Log Cabin Senior Center
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
2369 North Dixie Highway
Jensen Beach, Florida, 34957
(772) 334-2926