Washington Park Senior Center

 4420 W. Vliet Street
Milwaukee, WI 53208
(414) 933-2332

 The Washington Park Zoo was housed on the Senior Center grounds from 1892 to the mid 1950’s. The Zoo then relocated due to the construction of a new express way system  that took up part of the old Milwaukee County Zoo grounds.  Zoo animals, band shell entertainment, picnics and fishing in the lagoon are just some of the memories and highlights for those who grew up in Milwaukee.

In the1960’s, Milwaukee County constructed six Senior Centers and Washington Park Senior Center was dedicated in 1968.

Presently, the Center has a welcoming and neighborly atmosphere bustling with a variety of activities for those 50 and older. 

Our collaboration with MATC and UWM attracts people who want to expand their computer skills and improve their health and quality of life. 

The fitness center provides user-friendly muscle strengthening equipment, as well as cardiovascular bikes, treadmills and seated steppers.  Staff from UWM are available on a part time basis to help get you started and provide ongoing assistance.

Computer classes are offered year round and are geared towards the interest and skill level of  registered participants.

Stop in today and discover an exciting array of activities from a fully equipped woodworking shop to guitar lessons, hand weights, Jazz Appreciation classes and more.  Improve your balance, breathing and flexibility by enrolling in a Yoga or Tai Chi class.  Download our newsletter and find out what other exciting activities we have to offer.

Washington Park Senior Center is open to anyone 50 years and older.  Best of all, there is no participation fee.  Call us at 414-933-2332 for more information.  We hope to see you soon.


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Last Updated ( Friday, 01 June 2012 )