Welcome to our Senior Services Division, Community Programs Department page, where you will find information about services offered and different resources and programs that are available.
Orion Center Senior Services
The Orion Center strives to be a center that promotes independence and enhances dignity and respect. We advocate for the Orion Area senior members, their families and caregivers by collaborating and nurturing networks and relationships across institutions, agencies, and community service organizations. We encourage social development through crafts, games, trips, parties, exercise, sports, education classes, reading groups, volunteerism, and partnerships.
50+ Senior Activities and Events
Free Orion Center Membership for 50+ Seniors
Membership at the Orion Center provides an opportunity for seniors age 50+ to participate in a variety of programs geared for seniors. Membership is free to both residents and non-residents. Membership allows members to participate in many programs at no cost including Movie Club, Ham Radio Club, Bingo, Card Club, Knitters and Crochet Club and Charity Knitters, Spanish Club, Quilting Club, Senior Healthworks and other activities. Fee based programs are also available for seniors to participate in including arts and crafts, cards, exercise classes like yoga and tai chi, Zumba, Monthly Special Luncheons and Events, plays and trips, and other activities.
Orion Center Exercise Room for 60+ Seniors
The Exercise Room at the Orion Center provides an opportunity for seniors age 60+ to use treadmills, exercise bikes and resistance equipment to enhance their health and wellness. The Exercise Room is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 am – 12:30 pm and from 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm. You must have a current membership to use this room.
Wellness Center at the Orion Center
Beaumont Health Systems has partnered with the Orion Center and Orion Township to provide health and wellness services and resources at the Orion Center which began in 2014. Click here to visit their website.
Orion Township Public Library Branch Library at the Orion Center
Come by the Orion Center library and browse for that book you’ve been meaning to read. Stop by for a cup of coffee and current copies of the Oakland Press and the Lake Orion Review. Open Monday through Friday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.
Computer Classes at the Branch Library
Basic computer classes are held on Wednesdays at the Orion Center Branch Library. The student/teacher ratio is 2:1. A variety of computer, tablet and cell phone classes are offered for seniors, from beginner level to intermediate. Learn how to get an email address, surf the internet, play online games, and much more. Please call the Library Clerk to be placed on the student list for classes at 248-693-6840.
Click here to visit the Orion Township Public Library website.