Senior Scoop (Residents Ages 55+)

Senior Club: Meridians

The Meridian Club has been in Scotch Plains since the 1950's and is open to all Scotch Plains and Fanwood residents ages 55+

 

This is a casual, fun, social group geared toward older seniors.  Group meetings take place every Tuesday from 9:00 am - 1:30 pm.  Activities include games such as bridge and scrabble, and there is a celebration for birthdays each month.

 

There is a $10 membership fee.  If you have questions or would like to sign up, please contact Laura Swidersky at 908-889-2084.

Senior Club: Golden Agers

The Golden Agers Club was established in 1966 and meets weekly from September - June.  Meetings take place on Thursdays from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm at Shady Rest.  (While the building is under construction, the Golden Agers have been meeting at St. John's).

 

Weekly activities include bingo, arts and crafts, parties for special occasions, special luncheons, guest speakers, and more!  Day trips are scheduled throughout the year.

 

There is a $15 membership fee.  If you have questions or would like to sign up, please contact Ilse Heinemeyer at 908-322-1788.




Senior Appreciation Day: 10/19-17 at Scotch Hills


GOLDEN AGERS CLUB: MEMBERSHIP FORM (New & Returning Members)

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Golden Agers Membership Form
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Day Trips / Events:


How to Sign-Up for a Trip:

3 WAYS TO REGISTER:

 

1. Sign up online via Community Pass by clicking HERE

 

2. Call the Recreation Department to register over the phone:
908-322-6700 x223

 

3. Visit the Recreation Department to register in-person:

430 Park Avenue

Office #113

Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

 

Senior Transportation Services:

Our senior transportation services are available to Scotch Plains and Fanwood residents ages 55+.  We provide trips to Blue Star Shopping Center in Watchung on Wednesdays and/or Fridays.

  • All passengers must be self-reliant or accompanied by an aid
  • Bus routes are assigned by neighborhood
  • Passengers will be assigned a day and pick-up/drop-off times according to neighborhood
  • The first group will be picked up beginning at 9:00 am and boarding the bus to return home beginning at 11:00 am
  • The second group will be picked up beginning at 10:30 am and boarding the bus to return home beginning at 12:15 pm

We also offer LIMITED medical transportation for local medical appointments on Tuesdays only (facilities in Scotch Plains, Fanwood, Clark, Mountainside, Westfield, and Summit Medical Group in Berkeley Heights).

  • 10:30 am is the earliest pick up time and drop off time is usually around 1:00 pm
  • Transport is only offered when the bus is available

Additionally, transportation to club meetings is also available (Meridian Club, Golden Agers Club, and Fanwood Seniors Club).

 

*Please Note:

  • All bus routes and times are approximate and subject to conditions beyond our control
  • All bus routes and times are subject to change without notice, at the discretion of the driver
  • The Recreation Department is not responsible for any passenger beyond the confines of the vehicle
  • For the safety of each passenger, the driver may determine whether or not a passenger can be transported
  • To use our transportation service, you must fill out the form below

For any questions or to obtain more information, please call Lynn Barattucci at 908-322-6700 x225

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Senior Transportation Registration Form.
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