Patrick Henry Hays Senior Citizens Center -Little Rock AR
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401 West Pershing
North Little Rock, AR
The Patrick Henry Hays Center opened in February of 2003 and doubled its size in 2007. This state of the art 60,000 square foot senior center focuses on meeting the needs of today's active seniors.
t: view phone (501) 975-4297
The Hays Center has grown to thousands of members. This success is due to the ever changing programs that are largely manned by volunteers. Fitness of the mind and body with a focus on fun has led the staff to create avenues to meet these needs. Opportunities abound at the Center to meet and greet old friends and make new ones at the many activities, special events and trips.
The Fitness Center offers an indoor walking track and over 60 pieces of exercise equipment including; treadmills, exercise bicycles, upper body recumbent cycles, total body recumbent steppers, rowing machine, elliptical trainers, and two sets of pneumatic strength training machines along with several flat screen TVs. Yoga, Tai Chi, and video exercises are held in the Exercise Room equipped with a rubberized floor and the latest technology in audio/visual equipment. The Center also has separate Billiards and Table Tennis rooms and conducts tournaments in each several times a year. Two of the most popular features of the facility are the indoor heated pools. One pool is slightly warmer and provides the perfect place to exercise arthritic joints on your own or in one of the many water aerobics classes. The other pool is cooler and has lane markers primarily for swimming laps.
The grandest space in the Center is the 5,000 square-foot ballroom with its 1,720 square-foot hardwood dance floor. Several weekly classes are offered in Line Dancing, Ballroom Dancing and Zumba dance exercises. Equipped with a grand piano and a full kitchen, this spacious room provides the perfect setting for festive dinners and receptions.This and other spaces are available for class and family reunions, wedding receptions,