Senior Recreation

Tupelo Parks & Rec LogoTupelo Parks and Recreation offers several opportunities for those over 50 years of age, but young-at-heart.

Senior Programs

Bel-Air Senior Recreation Center

Contact Pat Clark, Director 662-841-3791

The Bel-Air Center is open Monday, 9 a.m. - Noon; Tuesday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.; and Thursday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Various activities are available on a daily basis in which anyone 50-plus can participate.

We offer scrapbooking classes, arts / crafts, card games, line dance classes, small group discussion and other personal workshops. Most of the activities are free. However, some classes in which we have an instructor may have a small fee. In addition to great programs, we go on daytrips or overnight trips throughout the year.

Come join quite an active group of individuals who love to stay busy and have fun!

  • Monday
    • 9 a.m. - Open (coffee available)
    • 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. - Arts & Crafts
    • 11:30 - 12:30 - Small Group
  • Tuesday
    • 9 a.m. - Open (coffee available)
    • 9:30-11:30 a.m. - Country - Western Line Dance Class
    • 9:30 - until - Canasta card games begin
    • 6:30 p.m. - Bridge Club
  • Wednesday (Pat is not at the Center)
    • 1 p.m. - Bridge Club
    • 5 p.m. - Ballroom Dance extra practice
  • Thursday
    • 9 a.m. - Open (coffee available)
    • 9:30 a.m. - Country-Western Line Dance Class / Cards
    • 6:30 p.m. - Young at Heart
  • Friday
    • No programming

Young at Heart Club

The Young at Heart Club is a group for senior adults 50 years and older. The group is a great way to meet other seniors within the Tupelo area. The YAH Club meets at 6:30 p.m. each Thursday night of the month at the Bel-Air Center. Each night there is music, dancing and good fellowship.

The basics:

  • Cost: $6 per person, per meeting; catered events are $7 per person.
  • Time: 6:30 p.m.
  • Where: Bel-Air Center

Tupelo Ballroom Dance Club

The Tupelo Ballroom Dance Club is an outlet for social interaction with individuals who enjoy ballroom dancing or those who would like to learn. Free classes are offered at The Dance Studio each Monday night. Contact The Dance Studio for more information.

Each month, a formal dance is held at various locations. For all Ballroom Dance Club information, go to:

Duplicate Bridge Clubs

The Tupelo Duplicate Bridge Club meets at the Bel-Air Center at 1:30 p.m. on Sundays and at 1 p.m. on Fridays.

The Grand Slam Duplicate Bridge Club meets at 1 p.m. on Wednesdays at the Bel-Air Center.

All of our bridge clubs are affiliated with the American Contract Bridge League with a membership of more than 600,000 and a network throughout the world for competition.

Duplicate Bridge is a game of skill, not chance. The club always needs and welcomes new players.

Lively Hearts Club

The Lively Hearts Club is a group of senior citizens that meet at the C. C. Augustus Center the second and fourth Fridays of the month at noon. Bingo, card games, arts & crafts, special events, community guests and lunch.

Senior Aquatics Classes