Senior Activities

Senior Activities

In addition to the many activities for ages 18+ or all ages, NORD has activities and special events exclusively for Seniors 55+ and up.

Senior Choir

Seniors ages 55+ of all skills levels who like to sing and have fun are welcome. The Senior Choir also performs at NORD events and community events. Registration is free and ongoing.  Register at your rec center of choice.  

About the instructors

Alton Blunt (Senior Choir Director) has led church choirs throughout the Greater New Orleans community and youth choruses with the Orleans Parish School System and for over 20 years.

NORD/NOBA Center for Dance
Senior Dance Fitness

Stretching, cardio through dance, fun music, and healthy eating/lifestyle education for men and women ages 55+. Performance opportunities, workshops, and social events are available – listen for special announcements in class!  Members of the Senior Dance Fitness Program have received many medals in the team dance competition of the Greater New Orleans Senior Olympics.  

“This program has enhanced my quality of life…it’s a total fitness makeover from head to toe!”

About the instructors

The NORD/NOBA Center for Dance was founded in 1992 as a groundbreaking cultural and community partnership between the NORD and the New Orleans Ballet Association (NOBA) out of a need to make dance accessible to all school-age children. NORD/NOBA Center for Dance also offers classes for adults and seniors.

National Seniors Day Celebration

NORD celebrates National Seniors Citizens Day with cultural and recreational activities to recognize seniors as valued members of the community. 

National Seniors Day Celebration will take place on August 18, 2023, Joe W. Brown Rec Center 5601 Read Blvd. from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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