At the Gaithersburg Upcounty Senior Center we will challenge your mind and body and enhance your spirit. It's a great place to meet new friends!
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The Gaithersburg Upcounty Senior Center serves residents of Gaithersburg and the surrounding area by offering a variety of classes, trips, special events, activities and a lunch program for those 55 years of age and older.
The Senior Center is open weekdays to all members. Annual memberships are available to all citizens at a nominal fee. The annual membership fee is $40 for residents of the City of Gaithersburg and $120 for non-residents. Your membership will expire one year from the day that you join or renew.
Our Center newsletter will be mailed to your home monthly. Limited transportation is available, depending on your geographic location.
To register for the Gaithersburg Upcounty Senior Center print out a Senior Center Registration form (pdf file) and return it in person.
NOTE: This form is provided in PDF format and can be viewed with the Adobe Acrobat Reader. This format will enable you to view the document as it appears in print. If you do not already have the Adobe Acrobat Reader installed follow the link above to Adobe’s free download area.
Monthly blood pressure screening
9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Free screening the fourth Wednesday of every month.
FREE help surfing the internet, instant messaging, using social media, laptop assistance
and Basic Windows.
AARP Chapter #5358
Montgomery College Lifelong Learning Institute
AARP Safe Driving
"Core 'n More" Exercise
"Fit 4 All"
HIT (High-intensity Interval Training)
"Stretch and Strengthen"
Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
(Business hours are from 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.)
Lunch Program for Those 60 and Over
Lunch is served at the Center at noon, Monday-Friday. Lunches are provided through the auspices of the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Senior Nutrition Program. Reservations can be made in person or by calling the Center at 301-258-6380 no later than 2 p.m. the day before. The full cost of the meal is $6. For persons age 60 and older who complete a registration form to document age, the meal is available for a voluntary contribution. Contributions are used to purchase more meals, so please contribute to the fullest extent possible. Guests younger than 60 must pay the full cost of the meal.
March Menu (PDF file)
March 4: Heartwell Lecture
March 4: Fat Tuesday Pancake Breakfast
March 4: Line Dance
March 5: What’s Up at the Senior Center
March 6: Chair Massage
March 6: Peace Education
March 7: Radio and TV Museum
March 11: Marine Corps Museum
March 11: Montgomery Village Healthcare Lecture
March 12: Socrates Roundtable
March 14: Aromatherapy Lecture
March 17: Diversity Program
March 18: Maryland Insurance Administration
March 19: Visionary Art Museum
March 21: Woodlawn and Pope- Leighey House
March 22: Masonic Memorial
March 25: Birthday Celebration & Doo Wop Party
March 28: “The History of Jazz: Part 1” at Strathmore
March 31: Galloping Gourmets to Olive Grove
April 8: “Camp David” at Arena Stage
April 15: Kennedy Center Ballet Rehearsal
April 24: Kennedy Center NSO Rehearsal
April 25: “The History of Jazz: Part 2” at Strathmore
May 5: Active Aging Expo at Bohrer Park
May 7: Hillwood Museum
May 16: “The History of Jazz: Part 3” at Strathmore
For more information and articles regarding senior benefits check: www.socialsecurity.gov.
Support Groups Available
- Senior Information and Assistance
- Social Worker
- Senior Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program
- Stroke Survivors
- "Internal Light" for Visually Impaired
- Heartwell Program with on-site nurse