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Senior Programs

New London Senior Center
600 W. Washington St.   New London, WI 54961   (920) 982-8522

New London Senior Center programming is open Monday through Friday from 9 am to 4 pm.  This time is available for all seniors to socialize, exchange ideas, learn something new, share your talents, and feel safe and welcome. Use our bus service to get to and from events.
The center is also available for rental on weeknights and weekends by calling the reservation line at 920-982-8521.

Senior & Accessible Transit Service
Bus drivers are available Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m.-3:45 p.m. for seniors 60 and over as well as individuals of all ages with disabilities and their caretakers. Transportation is provided within the New London city limits only. 
Call 982-8523  at least 24-hours in advance to reserve a ride. Messages left after hours will be answered the next weekday morning.

Weekly Activities

Sheepshead/Smear Card Party: from May through November starting at 12:30 pm
$2 each week, which covers dessert, coffee, prizes.
Memory Café : 4th Monday of each month excluding holidays from 1:30-3:00 pm
Social time for those with dementia and memory loss and their caretakers.  Enjoy music, simple crafts, baking, and human interest stories.

50 Cent Bingo: Throughout the year, every Tuesday at 12:30 pm
For just 50 cents you can enjoy an afternoon of Bingo with your friends. Monthly Birthday Party: The last Tuesday of the month along with Bingo.

Mexican Train (Dominos) 12:30-3:30 p.m. Learn this fast-moving game and enjoy the social time! How long can you make your train?

NEW!! Baking for Others:   2nd & 4th Thursday at 9:30 a.m. We are looking for someone who would like to help lead this program. Could that be you? Call Lori at 920-982-8521. 
NEW!! Crafting and Art:  1st and 3rd Thursday of each month at 9:30 a.m. If you are interested, please attend a planning session May 16, 2024.

Foot Clinic every six weeks by Smiling Feet registered nurses. $30 per session.
2024 Dates: April 25, June 6, July 18, Aug. 29, Oct. 10,  and Nov. 21.
Call Lori at 920-982-8522 to book your half-hour appointment.
Big Screen Movie and popcorn January through March at 1:00 pm

ONGOING at the Senior Center
Plastic Cap Recycling Program - Our way of helping the community we live in! Information is available for saving plastic caps at the Senior Center. We also have sorting days the last Wednesday and Thursday of each month from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. These caps get turned into beautiful, virtually indestructible, 100% recycled benches to be placed at schools, parks, and locations throughout the community. To date 12 benches have been purchased. 

New London Senior Nutrition Site
Meals are prepared by Schueller’s Great EcSPECTations for Waupaca County Elderly Nutrition Program. For 2024, the congregate meal site at 600 W. Washington St. is open Monday through Thursday. Meals are also being home delivered. Call Waupaca Aging and Disability Resource Center at 715-258-6400 for an assessment. Once registered, call 920-538-6286 one day ahead (before 11:30 a.m.) for a reservation.

Activity and Nutrition calendars are available at the Senior Center.

 Want to try something new? We’re open to suggestions! Call Lori at 920-982-8522 or email



A gentle form of yoga meant to strengthen your body, increase flexibility, reduce stress and improve mental clarity. Chair yoga is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support.  Learn many yoga postures, breathing techniques, meditation, and ways of relaxation without having to get down on the floor. This class is for all abilities. Make friends and have fun. Leave class feeling joyful of mind and body.
Where:  Washington Center Gym
When:  Thursdays
Time:  9:30-10:15 a.m.
Fee:  For 7 week session
Residents Over 60:  $12.25 
Non-Residents Over 60:  $18.25


Pi-Yo is an exercise class that is unlike any other.  This hybrid athletic workout combines practices of Yoga and Pilates as well as the principles of strength training, conditioning, and dynamic movement. It includes modifications, yet offers exercise progressions to challenge all levels of participants.  Above all, it is fun and will make you feel fantastic.
Where:  Washington Center Gym
When:  Mondays and Wednesdays
Time:  9:30- 10:15 a.m.
Fee:  For 7 week session
Residents Over 60:  $24.50 
Non-Residents Over 60:  $36.50 


The StrongWomen Program is a strength training program for middle aged women and older.  Research shows that strength training will improve bone density, reduce falls, improve arthritis symptoms, increase flexibility as well as improve your mood and attitude. This class will lift you to stronger overall health!
Where:  Washington Center Gym
When:  Mondays and Wednesdays
Time:  10:30-11:30 a.m.
Fee:  For 14 class session
Residents Over 60:  $24.50 
Non-Residents Over 60:  $36.50

Resident: $2.25
Non-Resident: $3.00

Registration for these programs is available at the New London Parks and Recreation Office, 215 N. Shawano Street or at