About Us

A beacon of vitality for adults ages 55+

Do you want to challenge your brain by experiencing something new? Is the creative side of you ready to explore new worlds on a canvas? Are you looking for a social outlet? Have you been wanting to participate in an exercise or dance class? Then the Colorado Springs Senior Center is the place for you!

The Colorado Springs Senior Center is a place for aging adults 55 and up to stay active, participate in a wide range of diverse activities, enjoy a good meal and connect with their community. Through an innovative partnership with the City of Colorado Springs, the Y is able to serve even more seniors and deepen its commitment to improving the quality of life in our region.

Please browse our classes, group, and special events. We are happy to answer any questions.

Our Mission

Our mission is to offer of life experiences to adults 55 years of age and older through programs, events and possibilities revisiting a past time or trying something new!

Colorado Springs Senior Center Program Guide


Check out our program guide for classes, events and programs in 2023!

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Active Adults Newsletter



Tom Lathrop

Tom is the Operations Director and has been serving seniors at the Senior Center since 2013. You may remember Tom as the former Facilities Technician! Tom was born and raised in California. He moved to Colorado in the early 90s and worked in a bookstore, where he met his lovely bride of 26 years, Glena. Tom is passionate about teaching others about finances and giving them resources for financial freedom.


Sara Tucker

Sara is the Director of Senior Programs and has been serving seniors for over 15 years. Sara grew up in the midwest, where she earned degrees in therapeutic recreation and recreation administration. In her free time, Sara enjoys the outdoors with her 3 dogs and husband, yoga, and attempting to play music. She is very excited to join the team at the Senior Center and is looking forward to getting to know our patrons.


Shelia Woolwine

“I love the Colorado Springs Senior Center (CSSC) and Day Trips are wonderful.” Sheila has worked with older adults for 11 years, earning certifications in gerontology, as a senior advisor and CNA and regularly attends classes and seminars to stay current on available resources and programs designed to benefit seniors. She is heading into her 7th year as a patron and 4th year on staff and her passion for helping older adults just continues to grow.

You've climbed the mountain. Now enjoy the view!

Annual Support Campaign

As people age, they can become solitary and disconnected from their family and community. Many times, this is magnified due to the lack of financial resources. By donating to our Annual Support Campaign, you can change the world of a senior who lives on a limited income.


Colorado Springs Senior Center

1514 North Hancock Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80903