Relocating as a Senior Adult
…connecting in your new hometown
Moving to a new area can be both exciting and daunting. Whether you’re relocating after retirement or to be closer to family, Williamson and Maury Counties offer many opportunities to become engaged in your new community. Here are some tips and tricks to help ease the transition into a new city - and an exciting new chapter of your life.
Williamson and Maury Counties are home to several senior centers. Each center is listed below, as well as special programs offered through the centers. While these programs are a great way to get out and about, they also provide an opportunity to meet new people within your community and bond over shared interests.
Photo: Williamson County Parks and Rec. Williamson County Parks and Recreation 1120 Hillsboro Road, Franklin, TN (615) 790-5719
The Williamson County Parks and Recreation (WCPR) Senior Division offers many programs for senior residents. Want to explore your inner artist? Check out the open pottery studio or join in on the acrylic painting workshop. If you’d rather get outdoors, WCPR offers group hikes—or for the more adventurous, white water rafting. And of course, join in on the pickleball trend sweeping the nation with one of WCPR’s many pickleball groups. WCPR holds events at six different recreation facilities throughout the county. To stay up-to-date on the latest programs, you can sign up for a monthly newsletter.
Photo: Williamson County Parks and Rec. Williamson County Enrichment Center 110 Everbright Avenue, Franklin, TN (615) 786-0186 Monday-Thursday 7am – 8pm, Friday 7am-3pm
The Williamson County Enrichment Center is one of WCPR’s recreational facilities, located in the city of Franklin. Some of its amenities include a wellness center, bocce ball courts, pickleball courts, a dance studio, and an outdoor amphitheater.
Spring Hill Community Senior Center 563 Maury Hill Street, Spring Hill, TN (931) 487-0027 Monday-Friday 10am – 3pm
Similar to the WCPR Senior Division, the Spring Hill Community Senior Center offers a variety of programs and events for those ages 55 and over. Some of their featured weekly programs include yoga classes, bridge club, and movie nights.
Martin Center Location - 960 Heritage Way, Brentwood, TN (615) 376-0102 Monday-Friday, 8:30am – 3:30pm
College Grove Location - 8607 Horton Highway, College Grove, TN (615) 368-7093
Monday-Friday, 8:30am – 3:30pm
FiftyForward is a Middle Tennessee-based nonprofit with the goal of helping senior adults in the region live “longer, more fulfilling lives through innovative programs and services.” FiftyForward has two facilities in Williamson County: Martin Center (located in Brentwood) and College Grove. Both centers offer a variety of programs including fitness classes, art instruction, writers' groups, book clubs, and more.
1020 Maury County Park Drive, Columbia, TN
Monday-Friday, 8am – 3:30pm