Senior Recreation Center

Closure Update: Tuesday, June 30: Urbandale Closing City Facilities to the Public

Due to the increase in new COVID-19 cases reported in central Iowa, beginning at 5 PM Tuesday, June 30, 2020, city buildings and departments are closed to the public until further notice, including:

  • Indoor Public Pool
  • Parks & Recreation Department
  • Senior Recreation Center

New Program Opportunities Available 

The Urbandale Senior Recreation Center is offering new at-home, and digital program options including; craft kits, zoom classes, and online social events. Please see the sidebar for more information about, and to register for, these programs.  

Stay Connected with Social Media

Our Facebook page is updated daily with opportunities and ideas to stay engaged at home. We are working to provide seniors everywhere with content and connections as they stay home, and stay safe. 

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The Senior Recreation Center provides a safe, welcoming, and energizing environment where our community’s adults 55 and over can enhance their quality of life by engaging in a healthy and active lifestyle. Urbandale is committed to its senior citizens and our Senior Recreation Center is a great example of how our community makes good on that commitment! 

The programs and services offered by the Urbandale Senior Recreation Center that help keep life interesting, enriching, and fun are certainly no secret.  With over 40,000 in attendance each year, these seniors certainly challenge the idea that growing old means slowing down!

Daily Activities

The Urbandale Senior Recreation Center offers activities Monday through Friday. Included are fitness activities, art classes, games, senior singers, yoga and more.


The Urbandale Senior Recreation Center’s newsletter is a Bimonthly newsletter. Read the latest edition.

Classes & Programs

The Urbandale Senior Recreation Center offers something for everyone. Like to sing - we have the Senior Singers. Into Bridge - join a workshop or tournament. Interested in learning to master different technologies - try our instructional classes.

SHIIP LogoSenior Health Insurance Information Program

Volunteers offer Medicare enrollment assistance by appointment. 515-278-3907.

Fitness Room

Treadmills, Nu-Steps, an elliptical, a recumbent elliptical, and recumbent bicycle are available for use on a first-come, first-served basis.

Billiards Room

Two pool tables are available for use on a first come-first play basis. Cues are available for your use as well.

Computer Lab

The computer lab is available for independent use during regular center hours, unless there is a class or seminar in session (please call ahead to check schedule).


The Urbandale Community Action Network provides free, limited transportation for Urbandale seniors in need. Visit or call the Urbandale Community Action Network at 515-278-3999 to receive an application.

  1. Urbandale Senior Recreation Center

    Physical Address
    7305 Aurora Avenue
    Urbandale, IA 50322

    Phone: 515-278-3907

    Hours (Except Holidays)
    Monday - Thursday
    8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., or as programmed

    Saturday - Sunday