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Welcome to Your New Home Away from Home!

Make friends, learn new things, exercise your body and mind, share a coffee or a meal, take trips — and so much more! It all starts by becoming a member of the Stamford Senior Center.

Membership is open to those aged 60 years and older.

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George Bernard Shaw said it best:

“We don’t stop playing because we grow old.
 We grow old because we stop playing.”

How to Join the SSC

1. Choose Your Level

We offer two membership levels:

  • Silver Membership is just $30 a year and includes five weekly fitness classes. (Other fitness classes are just $2 per class.)
  • Gold Membership is $120 a year and there is no fee for any of our fitness classes.

Note: If you plan to take at least one fitness class per week (not including the ones that are free), Gold Membership will save you money over the course of the year.

2. Read the Guidelines

Please view the membership guidelines prior to submitting your application.

3. Apply & Pay

Once you complete your online application, you will be directed to our Paypal account to pay your membership fee with a credit or debit card.

4. Join Activities

You are now ready to join in our many programs and activities!  Please check out our programs tab above to view our fitness, lifelong learning and recreational programs as our trips and daily lunch program.  Have questions? Please give us a call at                203-977-5151.

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Wondering What It's Like to Be a Member?

If you’d like to get a feel for what we do before you become a member, here are some options.

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Try an Activity for Free

Experience the SSC for free to help you decide whether we’re a good fit for you. Just send us an email to tell us what you’re interested in!

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Find Us on Social Media

Check us out on Facebook, Instagram, or YouTube to see what we’re up to, from painting murals to fundraising walks to holiday celebrations.

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Join Our Email Newsletter

Sign up for email updates about our programs, our members, and so much more. You can unsubscribe any time.

What Our Members Say

You don’t have to take our word for it! Here’s why our members love being part of the SSC.

Judy Motta

The Stamford Senior Center is a significant part of my life. It is such a warm and inviting environment that enriches our lives.

Judy Motta
Janice Burke

I love all the various programs offered here and it’s a great place to meet people with common interests and make new friends.

Janice Burke
Len Kulkarni

The SSC is my second home. I feel so energized when I come here daily to learn new skills and sharing my knowledge with others.

Len Kulkarni
Steven Brill

I’ve been to many senior centers and the SSC is the best, offering a wide range of programs for all.

Steven Brill
Teddi Lowenthal

The Stamford Senior Center is a wonderful place to be everyday. It keeps me happy with wonderful people and staff and it has a variety of activities.

Teddi Lowenthal
Genie Camacho

The SSC is my anti-depressant.

Genie Camacho

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the membership cost?

We have two membership options:

  • Gold membership is $120/ annually and includes all our fitness classes and most of our educational, enrichment and recreational programs at no additional charge.
  • Silver membership is $30/ annually and includes five fitness classes a week and our educational and recreational programs. Other fitness classes have a $2 per class fee.

How do I join?

You can join by completing our online application form right here on our website or in person at the Center.

What do programs cost?

Most programs are offered free of charge to Gold members and at a nominal fee for Silver Members.

Do you provide transportation?

The Center does not have its own transportation, but we partner with Norwalk Transit to offer door-to-door transportation for individuals who cannot drive or take public transportation. The Center subsidizes part of the cost of the door-to-door transportation for SSC members.

Learn more on this page: Getting to the SSC.

Should I choose Silver or Gold membership?

If you plan to take at least one fitness class per week (not including the ones that are free: Zumba Gold, Line Dancing, Latin Dance and, then we recommend you purchase the Gold Membership to save money over the course of the year.

How do you keep membership fees so low?

We rely on generous support from local businesses and individuals to keep our annual fees as affordable as possible. (We are not municipally funded, so donations and partnerships are critical to our work!) If you’re interested and able, please consider supporting the SSC.

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Still have questions? Please contact us or stop by the Center any time! We’d love to help you.

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Ready to fill your calendar with fun, friendship, and health? Become a member of the SSC today!