COVID-19 Updates: The Incline Village General Improvement District strives to provide access to our recreation venues, including Senior Programs, while staying in compliance with state and local government regulations around proper social distancing during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Seniors can enjoy a wide array of activities and social events during the year. Subscribe to the Senior Moments email newsletter, check the online calendar or pick up flyers in the Rec Center foyer to see what fun events are coming up.
To register, or for more information on any of our Senior Programs, please call us at (775) 832-1310.
Active Seniors - Fitness & Sports Programs
55+ Snowshoe Hikes (Dec-Mar)
Trekkers of all abilities are welcome to join IVGID Senior Programs on Tuesdays for light to moderate level snowshoe outings at various locations throughout the beautiful Sierra. Following the hike, relax and enjoy a delicious lunch at an Incline Village eatery! View 2021 details on the event page.
55+ Ski Clinics (Jan-Apr)
Skiers ages 55+, don’t miss this great opportunity to hone your skills, master safe skiing and meet some fun peers at Diamond Peak this winter. Instruction is designed to help skiers improve, adjust, or modify techniques and encourage skills and habits that support lifelong skiing. Re-entry skiers are welcome! View details on the 55+ Ski Clinics page.
Tai Chi For Health
Improve joint health, gain balance and coordination, learn about Chi, and enjoy friends! Try this program as a special introduction to Tai Chi for free! Meet at Aspen Grove, 960 Lakeshore Dr, Incline Village, each Thursday at 11:30am following Conversation Cafe. Join Instructor Pegi Feyge and learn about this personal well-being option. For more information, you may email Pegi at firstname.lastname@example.org with your questions or concerns.
Adult Ballroom Dancing
Join Instructor Judy Lee for this enjoyable class open to all dancers ages 18-99! Ballroom dancing is a wonderful way to get in shape. Previous dance experience is not necessary. Wear comfortable, easy to move in clothing and appropriate dance shoes.
- Class Days: Fridays Ongoing
- Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm
- $18 or $15 per class w/IVGID Pass or Rec. Center Membership
- Location: Group Fitness Room at The Recreation Center, 980 Incline Way.
Fitness at the Incline Village Recreation Center – 55+ Classes
Please pick up an up to date weekly 55+ Fitness Schedule in the Recreation Center Foyer or download here.
Senior Programs & Activities
55+ Senior Transportation Program: Scheduled & On Demand - 775.886.1020
Catch a ride with the 55+ Senior Transportation Program! The suggested roundtrip minimum donation per senior (55+) rider is $5.00. All reservation requests can be made by contacting the Recreation Counter at (775) 832-1310 and require a minimum of 24 hours advance notice.
Special request “On-Demand” Transportation is available for a fee per senior (55+) rider. Fee includes same day roundtrip transportation and one half hour at the destination. An additional fee will be charged for each additional half hour. Requests must be made Monday through Friday, 9am – 5pm, 72 hours prior to the travel date and time. Approval for On Demand requests will be made within 24 hours following the request and are subject to driver and vehicle availability.
Ongoing every Thursday, 10:00am-11:15am
Meet at Aspen Grove, 960 Lakeshore Blvd for the next Conversation Café. Lively discussion, interesting people & good food make this the most talked about senior activity in the Village! A continental breakfast is served for a small donation per person. Breakfast scholarships are available. Call (775) 832-1302. Don’t forget to bring your topic ideas! Do you have a Conversation Café topic for the group? If so, please contact IVGID Senior Programs at (775) 832-1310 or email ideas to email@example.com. Please note- Participant suggested topics are subject to change.
Friday Afternoon Drop-in Cards: Bridge Players Wanted
Join other community members and friends for informal card games, including Bridge! Players meet each Friday at the Incline Village Community Center, (old Library building next to new Library!), from 1:00pm – 4:00pm for fun and games
Local Senior Clubs
Community Events and Volunteer Opportunities
Incline Village Library Senior Events
Lifescapes: First and Third Fridays @ 2 - 4pm. Writing program where Seniors are given an opportunity to write and share their memoirs. New members are always welcome. Lifescapes is a project sponsored by the Washoe County Library System, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), and the Department of English, University of Nevada, Reno.
Food for Fines at the Library: Helping to Feed the Hungry
Washoe County Library System is proud to partner with the Food Bank of Northern Nevada and Project Mana for the annual “Food for Fines at the Library” event. Patrons can bring in one non-perishable food item for every overdue book or other item. (Food cannot be exchanged for lost or damaged library materials). Everyone is welcome to participate in this food drive that has delivered thousands of pounds of food each year.
Calling All Garden Lovers for a Special Volunteer Opportunity - Volunteer gardeners are needed each week to help tend the 20+ year old raised beds at Sierra Nevada College happy, healthy, and producing beautiful plants, fruits and vegetables. Light weeding, watering and TLC are the key support services needed. It is estimated that the garden will only require about eight hours a week to maintain. Many hands, make light work. Volunteer today!
Experts Wanted! Many of the Senior Programs’ successes can be attributed to the utilization of peer volunteers who help facilitate, instruct or create our Senior Programs. Do you have a talent, skill, special interest or hobby that you would like to share with others? Would you like to help make your community an even better place to live by sharing your special talents? Contact us by phone at (775) 832-1310 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org and get involved today!
Nevada SMP – Senior Medicare Patrol – Help Blow the Whistle on Medicare Fraud! Are you a senior or caregiver that would like to know more about Medicare and healthcare fraud, errors and abuse? Especially how to recognize it and how to report it? Or maybe you would like to know more about how to protect yourself, your parents or other family members. We are looking for volunteers throughout Nevada that are interested in becoming presenters, and/or one-on-one counselors. The SMP’s primary mission is educating Nevada’s Medicare beneficiaries, their families and caregivers on how to protect themselves from becoming victims of Medicare and healthcare fraud, how to protect their personal information, and how to report any suspected fraud, errors, or abuse. Training is provided, and is available both in-person and online. Volunteers may be asked to travel locally, and mileage reimbursement is provided, dependent on grant funding. If you are interested, please contact us toll-free at 1-888-838-7305 or email@example.com. Whether you are interested in volunteering or would like to report suspected fraud, errors, or abuse, please call us! We look forward to hearing from you!
Be a Reading Mentor at Incline Middle School! You can make a difference in the life of a child! Invest 30 minutes a week to read with a student on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday from 11:54am – 12:24pm. Contact Liz Harrell at firstname.lastname@example.org or (775) 832-4220.
IVCBVB Ambassador Program – The Incline Village / Crystal Bay Visitors Bureau is looking for part time volunteer help for the summer, June-August. Volunteer work shifts are sought for Tuesdays-Thursdays, 11:00am to 3pm. Shifts would consist of friendly conversations with customers, tidying up the gift shop and being an extra hand on site to help with summer visitors. For more information or to volunteer your services, call Jessica Hutchison at the IVCBVB - 775-832-1606.