Our wheel chair accessible van is used to give rides to seniors and disabled residents of Castleton and surrounding towns. Over 2,800 rides are provided annually. The van operates 8 hours each day, 5 days a week with 24-hour notice to schedule a ride.
Senior lunches are provided in a group social setting 3 days a week in the dining room at the Community Center. Over 1,200 meals are served annually.
Health and Fitness
Our Wellness Program provides a wide variety of programs and activities for seniors. A walking trail offers area residents a 1/3 mile paved surface suitable for wheel chairs that provides an outdoor exercise option for those with limited physical mobility or recovering from surgery.
Wellness classes include: Bone Builders (osteoporosis prevention), Better Balance (falls prevention), Tai Chi for Arthritis and Tai Chi for Diabetes, Yoga, Circuit Works and Dance for Your Health.
Social and Recreational Activities
Regularly scheduled groups include: Knitters Network, Bridge, Dominoes, Scrabble, Mahjong and Sewing Circle. A weekly coffee hour provides a relaxed social hour for residents each Friday morning. Pot Luck suppers are scheduled several times a year to bring members of the community together for an evening of homemade food, socializing and entertainment.
In addition to programs on nutrition and other health related topics, we schedule educational programs in a wide range of topics including arts and crafts, the humanities and personal safety issues.
CCS runs a summer day camp program for children 6-10 years of age. Activities include a nutritious breakfast and lunch, swimming at the CU pool, reading groups, gardening, crafts, games and educational field trips. Full scholarships are available for income eligible children for the four week program. The SCAMP program provides a stimulating summer program that nurtures a child’s physical, social and intellectual development.