Senior-Friendly Activities to Enjoy in Chandler, Arizona
Veterans Oasis Park
This is truly an oasis in the desert. It features scenic light jogging and hiking trails. There are plenty of outdoor activities to do. Seniors can enjoy the beautiful community fishing lake, abundance of Sonoran Desert Flora and wildlife, monthly boardwalks. If you are an avid photographer, don’t forget about their nature photo contest!
4050 E. Chandler Heights Road
Chandler, AZ 85249
Hours: Monday – Sunday 6am – 10:30 pm
Arizona Railway Museum
The Arizona Railway Museum currently features 12 passenger cars. It showcases original rail company China and glass, movie set rail cars, rail cars and many others found in the museum. Believe it or not the main building is a recreation of the original Chandler depot. Please note these are self-guided tours.
330 E. Ryan Rd. Chandler, AZ 85286
Hours: Saturday and Sunday 10am - 4pm
Chandler/Gilbert Family YMCA
The Chandler/Gilbert Family YMCA focuses on multiple ways to help promote senior health and wellbeing. Fitness programs include Silver Sneakers, water fitness, yoga and Pilates. Their outreach program has volunteers and special events for seniors to enjoy. Check out their events calendar for the most up to date information.
1655 W Frye Rd, Chandler, AZ 85224
Hours: Monday – Friday 6:30 am – 7:30 pm
Saturday 8 am – 12 pm
Chandler Senior Center
The Chandler Senior Center is an inviting place for seniors to enjoy. Their focal point is to help promote cultural, social, and healthy lifestyle for seniors. This can also include a hot lunch or a cold salad (reservations are recommended). Some of their social services include benefits assistance, blood pressure check, dial-a-ride, home delivery meals, legal aid, peer counseling, and Veteran benefits. They have it all, they even feature fun musical and seasonal performances.
202 E. Boston St.
Chandler, AZ 85225
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm