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Mental & Social Wellness

Recreational Activities
The Adult Wellness Center recognizes the importance of keeping people well in all areas of their life. We try to provide a variety of activities that are both mentally stimulating for cognitive health as well as fun to benefit emotional health. Activities & classes cover a wide range of interests. Examples include: Mah Jongg, Line Dancing, Bingo, Day Trips, Dominoes, Arts & Crafts, Book Club, Bridge, Pinochle, and other card games, Musical Entertainment, Lunches, and Social Gatherings. Some of the activities occur on a regular basis and some change monthly along with the class schedule.

Click here to see the variety of recreational activities offered.


Educational Programs
The Adult Wellness Center has a commitment to provide quality education to its members. Educational programs range from personal development, discussion classes, seminars, and presentations, to hands on instructional classes. Partnering with local medical professionals allows us to offer seminars and screenings on various health related topics that are of interest to our members. Other examples include: Fitness & Nutrition Talks, Writing Classes, Computer Classes, AARP Driver Safety Courses, Cooking Classes, and ‘How To’ Classes. Each month the classes and educational seminars change to encourage lifelong learning.

Click here to see the variety of educational programs offered.


Arts & Crafts Studio
The 880 square foot arts & crafts studio is designed to for a variety of arts, crafts, and hobbies to be enjoyed. Classes can accommodate all ability levels and examples include: painting, sketching, scrap booking, quilting, crocheting, knitting, polymer clay classes, basket weaving, woodcarving, art appreciation classes, pottery and much more. Hobby Groups/Guilds comprised of Adult Wellness Center members also use the arts & crafts room for activities and meetings. Contact us at 631-3333 or bwooden@rogersark.org if you interested in joining one of these groups.

Click here to learn about this month’s arts & crafts classes and activities.

Library & Computer Lab
The 1500 square foot library is a room for relaxation and mental stimulation. A stone fireplace is the focal point of a comfortable lounging area where members can read or relax. A six-person computer lab provides access to the internet for keeping in touch by email with family and friends as well as the latest in research and medical information. The Adult Wellness Center Library collection includes fiction and non-fiction materials in both regular and large print books.  The library includes a variety of newspapers and magazines. We also have some movies and books on tape available for check out.

Game Rooms/ Meeting Rooms
The Adult Wellness Center has multiple rooms that are utilized for classes, meetings, seminars, game playing and social events. These rooms include Game Room A, Game Room B, the Multipurpose Room, and the Boardroom.

Game Rooms A & B are used for a variety activities. Both rooms have full audio visual capability and can be combined to accommodate large groups. Examples of use include educational classes, seminars, and presentations. The rooms are also used to provide space for recreational activities like bingo, bridge, canasta, pinochle, and other game playing groups. In addition, the Game Rooms are used for social events like holiday parties and dances.
The Multipurpose Room is primarily used as a small classroom and for card playing groups. We have had a variety of different classes from instructional classes, personal development classes, and discussion classes available in this room.
The Board Room is used primarily for meetings and has a large table that can be separated into smaller tables depending on the need.  We also use this room for all of the AWC computer classes.

All of these rooms are available for our members to reserve or rent for personal use during our open hours. Click here to learn more details


Dining Room & Demonstration Kitchen
The 3,000 square foot dining room with connecting demonstration kitchen is available for dining opportunities, meetings/classes, speakers, and special events. On a daily basis, these rooms are used for a variety of activities: cooking classes, nutrition classes, various card groups, line dance classes and more.

These classes and activities change on a monthly basis. Click here to see what is happening this month.

The dining room is also used for special events. A catering & holding area is adjacent to the dining room. Round tables and banquet chairs can provide seating for up to 110 people. This room can be rented out by Adult Wellness Center members for their private use during our open hours. Please click on room rental information if you would like additional information


Lounge & Social Areas
Several areas in the Adult Wellness Center are dedicated to socializing. Located near the front of the building is the lounge. This area is a perfect place to wait for a class or event to start or simply enjoy the company of others. The lounge has a couch and lounge chairs, café tables and chairs, a pool table, and a large flat screen TV. Many members use this space to visit and drink coffee. Outside the wellness studio and gymnasium is another social area.  Couches and chairs are for those waiting on classes or wanting to socialize. A flat screen TV, magazine rack, and pool tables are also available for members to utilize.

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