About the Center
Cary Senior Center, located within Fred G. Bond Metro Park, provides opportunities for ages 55+ to Create Active Retirement Years! Enjoy a variety of fitness classes, recreation activities, arts, volunteer opportunities, clubs and many other events. You'll also find a wealth of information about, and referrals to, resources for seniors. The center is available for you to rent for your private event. It's within walking distance of Bond Park Community Center and your link to many greenways throughout the park and town.
Programs & Classes
For more information, see the Trip section of the Creating Active Retirement Years Program Guide.
Do you have questions about our trips? Join our staff at this meeting to gain all your answers.
109173 Tue Apr 17 10–11:30 a.m.
Birds in Paradise
Visit birds from around the world at Sylvan Heights Bird Sanctuary, the largest bird park in North America. After our guided exploration
and bird feeding, we'll lunch at a Scotland Neck favorite. En route to Cary we'll stop at A&B Milling Company, home to Aunt Ruby's Peanuts and other sweet treats. Sample the treats and take
home a tin. Cost includes transportation, admission, guided tour, and bird feed; food and shopping are on your own. Extensive walking includes steps and uneven surfaces.
Fees: $53(R) $68(N) (per person)
110909 Tue Mar 27 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
How Does Your Garden Grow?
We're off to learn everything you always wanted to know about gardening—but were afraid to ask—at Big Bloomers Flower Farm in Sanford. Big Bloomers specializes in new, unusual, and native perennials, annuals, herbs, and shrubs on their six-acre site. There is an extensive selection of garden-related merchandise including statuary, fountains, metalwork, and pottery in their Garden Shop. After lunch we'll return to Cary so you can get busy in your
garden. Cost includes transportation; food and purchases on your own. Extensive walking includes steps and uneven surfaces.
Fees: $32(R) $42(N) (per person)
110910 Wed Apr 4 9:15 a.m.–3:15 p.m.
Learn the history of Jordan Lake and relax for a morning cruise. Captain Don will provide historic, scientific, and environmental perspectives on the vital role the lake plays in our region. Enjoy his well-researched presentation while relaxing on the lake. Bring your own snacks. Water provided. Easy light walking includes some steps and uneven surfaces.
Fees: $75(R) $97(N) (per person)
110913 Tue Apr 24 9 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
Fees: $57(R) $75(N) (per person)
110933 Wed May 16 9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.