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 visit the Recreation Center, 980 Incline Way, or call (775) 832-1310.
Check out local Senior Clubs: Incliners & IVCB Veterans Club
55+ Senior Transportation Program: Scheduled & On Demand
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 of $35 per senior (55+) rider. Fee includes same day roundtrip transportation and one half hour at the destination. An additional fee of $5 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.
Reno – 5/28, 6/11, 6/25
Carson City – 5/21, 6/4, 6/18
Local (IV/CB/KB) – 5/22, 5/24, 5/29, 5/31, 6/5, 6/7, 6/12, 6/14, 6/19, 6/21
Conversation Café– 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.
May 9: What do you value in Conversation?
May 16: Current Events
May 23: Historical Events to commemorate Memorial Day
May 30: TBD
Trips, Tours & Adventures!
Friday, May 17: Amador Winery Trip
Join the fall fun and venture out! Travel to various destinations around Lake Tahoe and the surrounding areas. Visit places you’ve always wanted to see or see again! Check with IVGID Senior Programs for last minute trip additions. Trip ideas and requests are always welcome!
Bring a friend and explore the wine region of Amador County, CA. Sample wines from local wineries and enjoy a no host lunch in a beautiful spring setting. Many wineries will charge a nominal fee for their tastings, but may also apply it to a purchase.
55+ Summer Hiking Series
The 55+ Hiking Series begins April 30. Sign up soon! Meet at the Recreation Center at 8:15am with a sack lunch for a prompt 8:30am departure for the first hike of the season! Hikes are scheduled every Tuesday through October to various destinations around the Tahoe area. Bring a friend! Meet new people, get some exercise, and learn new trails!
May 21 Browns Creek Moderate 5mi
May 28 Legacy Trail Easy 6-8mi
June 4 Slaughterhouse Canyon Moderate 5mi
June 11 Burton Creek State Park Moderate 5mi
June 18 Rubicon Trail # 1 Moderate 6mi
June 25 Donner Lake Rim Trail Moderate 5mi
July 2 Martis Creek to Waddell Ranch Moderate 7mi
July 9 Floating Island & Cathedral Lakes Moderate 8mi
July 16 Folsom Camp Loop Moderate 7mi
July 23 Emigrant Lake Moderate 5.5mi
July 30 Barker Pass Moderate 6mi
Aug 6 Mt. Judah Moderate 6mi
Aug 13 Azalea, Flora, & Angela Lakes Moderate 5m
Aug 20 Dardanelles Moderate 8mi
Aug 27 Genevieve & Crag Lakes Moderate 6mi
Sep 3 IV/Sand Harbor Trail/ (or Plan B) Easy 6mi
Sep 10 Echo Lake & Boat Ride (extra $14) Moderate 6mi
Sep 17 Lake Winnemucca Moderate 5mi
Sep 24 Summit Lake Loop Moderate 5mi
Oct 1 Rubicon Trail # 1 Moderate 6mi
Oct 8 Upper Galena Falls
Oct 15 Ellis Peak/Lake
Oct 22 Snow Valley Peak
Oct 29 Round Lake
Meet: Recreation Center Lobby
Fee: $14 Per Participant
$10 w/IVGID Pass
*some hikes will require extra time
All hikes are weather permitting when safety is affected. Transportation provided to the first 13 registrants.
Additional participants may need to carpool to the site.
For more information and registration, please call
(775) 832-1310 or visit the Recreation Center, 980 Incline Way
SUMMER MOONLIGHT HIKES
Summer Moonlight Hikes with Wine & Cheese Social – the first outing of the season is Thursday, May 16. Meet at the Recreation Center at 5:45 for a 6:00pm departure to see the “Flower Moon”. The mile long hike ends with a beautiful sunset view, snacks, beverages and a rising moon! Participants who are not up to the hike may ride up in the van to enjoy the outing with the others. Don’t miss out!
Day: Thursdays all hikes depart at 5pm
June 20- The Strawberry Moon
July 18- The Buck Moon
August 15- The Sturgeon Moon
September 12- The Harvest Moon
Fee: $20 or $16 with IVGID pass.
IVGID’s first senior program provides social and educational opportunities for seniors 49+. The club meets at the Chateau from 5:30pm-9:00pm on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month.
Reservations are required for the catered dinner! Reserve your space by sending a check for $26 per person for members and $35 per person for non-members and guests made payable to Incliners, PO Box 3244, Incline Village, NV 89450.. For more information about the dinner, reservation changes or cancellations, please email Sheri Best at Incliners@hotmail.com. For Incliner membership information contact Membership Chair Sandy Scott (314) 368-2346 or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org - Membership is $20 per person, per year. Dues may be mailed to PO Box 3244, IV, NV 89450. Please mark DUES on the envelope.
The Incline Village/Crystal Bay Veterans Club
The IV/CB Veterans Club will host their annual Memorial Day Ceremony & Celebration on MONDAY, MAY 27, 2:00-4:00pm at the Chateau. Members, guests, and supporters are welcome to attend this free event, special ceremony, raffle, and social at the Chateau.
AARP Safe Driver Course
Find out how to adjust your driving to age related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time in this AARP course. Course completion will result in insurance discounts from all Nevada based insurance companies (discounts are determined by individual insurance carrier and premiums may based on insured’s driving record). Located at Aspen Grove, 960 Lakeshore. $15 for AARP Members, $20 for non-members (pay at the door)
Days/Dates: Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Time: 8:30am - 1pm
Location: Aspen Grove, 960 Lakeshore Blvd.
Fee: AARP Members $15 / $20 Non-AARP Members (pay at the door)
Sign up ahead of time by visiting the Recreation Center, 980 Incline Way, or by calling (775) 832-1310.
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.
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.
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.com 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.