Recreational Opportunities

Enrichment & Recreation

Event & Contact Information Description & Opportunities
Watertown Free Public Library
Ph: (617) 972-6431
Sponsors adult cultural programs and events, discussion groups, lectures, concerts, exhibitions, and free passes to area museums.
Watertown Recreation Department
Ph: (617) 972-6494
Offers affordable fitness classes and other recreational opportunities. Call or check online listings.
Watertown Adult Education
Ph: (617) 926-7764
Classes offered in the fall and spring at Watertown High School and other locations, often in the evening. Discounts are available for some courses.
Watertown Boys and Girls Club
Ph: (617) 926-0968
Older adults pay a reduced rate for membership. The pool offers adult swim times.
UMass Gerontology Institute
Ph: (617) 287-7330
Part of the UMass Boston’s Gerontology Institute, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston provides lifelong learning, trips, and social activities for those over age 50. OLLI is affiliated with the national network of learning in retirement programs organized by the Bernard Osher Foundation.
Road Scholar
Ph: (877) 426-8056
Road Scholar is an educational organization that arranges local and oversees study travel programs designed for older adults. Scholarships are available to help with costs, like the Road Scholar Caregiver Grant for caregivers or for seniors who have lost their partners.
Boston Center for Adult Education
​Ph: (617) 267-4430
BCAE offers informal learning opportunities for older adults.
Boston University Evergreen Program
Ph: (617) 358-1350 
If you’re seeking fresh knowledge, new friendships, and a vibrant, intergenerational community—and you are 58 or over—then join the Boston University Evergreen program. As the name implies, Evergreen offers opportunities for continuous growth and engagement.
Cambridge Center for Adult Education
Ph: (617) 547-6789
The Cambridge Center for Adult Education offers informal learning opportunities for older adults.