Summer Group Activities for Seniors

This online grandparent guide lists  summer group activities for seniors.   It’s a brilliant summer day and you’re looking for something fun to do. Maybe it’s time to get out of the house and enjoy a group activity where you can make new friends.

Check out your local senior centers and recreation sites. Look for community activities where you can gather with people of your own age, or maybe you prefer to get together with a group made up of all ages. Here are some ideas from Ask Granny’s online guide for grandparents:

Community Gardens:  Gardening is fun for all ages, and with a little luck and some hard work, you’ll come home with some food to eat as well.

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Water Aerobics Classes:  Check out your local pools for their schedules. You’ll find that there are classes for all ability levels and some of them are done to music which makes them extra-fun.

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Bird Watching:  Bird watching is fun. All you need is a pair of binoculars and a field guide, but this is one hobby that is lots of fun to do with a group. A guide can take you to places teeming with our winged friends and give you tips for seeing and identifying your local birds. Check it out.

Birdwatching for Seniors

Hiking Clubs:  Most senior centers sponsor walks and hikes at various levels of difficulty. Getting out of doors with a group of people is a surefire way to make new friends and have some fun.

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