Scottsdale Senior Services offers a wide range of recreation, fitness, leisure and entertainment opportunities. Daily activities include line dancing, table tennis, pinochle, billiards, chair exercise and a number of exercise programs.

Fitness Centers

Get fit and stay fit at one of our state-of-the-art fitness facilities. Our fitness centers offer an extensive variety of free weights, elliptical machines, circuit machines, stationary bikes, cardio equipment and treadmills. Our fitness centers are great alternatives to a health club, and are equipped with flat panel TV's for all of the cardio machines.


Monthly and daily drop-in fees provide convenient options for visitors or those who don't want to be committed to an ongoing membership.

Senior Fitness Center FeesResidentNon-Resident
Drop-in $3$5
1 Month$15$25
3 Month $40$60
Annual $130$195

Fitness Centers will be closed for Senior Strength Training Classes.
Via Linda Senior Center- Mondays & Wednesdays 11am-Noon and Tuesdays & Thursdays 10am-11am

Granite Reef Senior Center Tuesdays & Thursdays 11:30am- 12:30pm

Games & Recreation Classes

At our Scottsdale Senior Centers, we're passionate about fostering an engaging and active lifestyle for the 50+ community through our diverse "Games and Recreation Classes". Dive into a world of fitness and fun with access to top-notch fitness facilities, equipped with a wide array of gym equipment and cardio machines complete with flat panel TVs. Embrace your creative side with our art programs, in collaboration with prestigious art institutions, offering everything from workshops to gallery shows. Engage in friendly competition or learn a new skill with our games and activities, including tournament-quality billiards, table tennis, bocce ball, Wii Bowling, and more. Plus, elevate your physical well-being with specialized classes like Functional Fitness and Chair Exercise, designed to improve balance, strength, and overall fitness. Whether you're looking to stay fit, explore your artistic talents, or enjoy a variety of recreational games, our centers provide a vibrant, welcoming environment for all interests and skill levels. Join us and discover a fulfilling way to stay active and connected with your community.


If the game of bridge interests you, look no further. The Granite Reef and Via Linda Senior Centers offer a number of ACBL sanctioned games throughout the week at affordable prices, in addition to countless social bridge games free of charge.

Fast Play Bridge (Intermediate)VLSCTuesday12 p.m.
Duplicate BridgeGRSCTuesday1 p.m.
Prickly Pear BridgeGRSCWednesday1 p.m.
Duplicate Sanction Bridge*VLSCWednesday12:30 p.m.
Speedy Bridge (Intermediate)VLSCThursday12 p.m.

* Requires $7.00 drop-in fee. Call Granite Reef or Via Linda Senior Center for more information.

Art Programs

The two Scottsdale Senior Centers offer endless art opportunities, from classes and workshops to free art education programs facilitated by the Phoenix Art Museum, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) and Scottsdale Public Art. Additionally, we are committed to providing special events that engage Scottsdale's 50+ community in the arts. From gallery art shows to large scale art fairs, we have a little something for everyone. Contact the individual centers for a specific list of art opportunities.

Games & Activities

Both of our Senior Centers have billiards rooms, with tournament quality tables and equipment. Drop-in billiards is free and open to the public. There are minimal times throughout the year when the billiard rooms are closed for classes, but they are otherwise available to the public during our hours of operation. We offer scheduled table tennis times as well, which are available for players of all levels. Countless other games, like bocce ball, Wii Bowling, and badminton are available through Scottsdale Senior Services.

Functional Fitness

Join us for Functional Fitness class with instructor Nancy Miller. Work out using a variety of exercises designed to improve your balance, increase muscular strength and power range of movements and activities for daily living. Granite Reef Senior Center Fridays at 10 a.m.

Chair Exercise

Drop-in chair exercise class open to participants who want to improve their strength & balance. No registration required for this free class.
Tuesdays & Thursdays 10am-11am at Granite Reef Senior Center

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Welcome to McDowell Village, conveniently located in South Scottsdale, adjacent to the Granite Reef Senior Center. Here, local seniors have access to high-quality Independent Living and Assisted Living services. In fact, because of our trained staff and customized care, McDowell Village was recently ranked “Best Independent Living” and “Best Assisted Living” by U.S. News and World Report.

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