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Adult/Senior Activities


The Department offers affordable Yoga instruction Monday evenings* at 6:00 pm at the Mel Ott Multipurpose Center. The 1st class is free, thereafter the cost is $50 for a 5 class punch card that can be used anytime.

*Beginning February 16, we will also offer Thursday evening yoga classes.


Back to the Fifties Jamaica Dance Club

Every Tuesday Night 6:00 pm-10:00 pm. For questions, please call the Department at 504.363.1597.


Pickleball is offered at the following times:

  • Mondays 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
  • Tuesdays 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
  • Tuesdays 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM (March-July only)
  • Wednesdays and Thursdays at 9:00 AM

Come find out what all the fun is about. All levels of experience welcome. For questions, please call the Department at 504.363.1597.

**Check out our Pickle-Carni-Ball Tournament! Wednesday, February 15 at 9:30 AM. Sign up  (Some pickle ball experience required.)


Gretna Senior and Wellness Center

In partnership with People’s Health and the Jefferson Council on Aging (JCOA), the City is pleased to offer senior activities and services at the Gretna Senior and Wellness Center. Visit their website at for a monthly calendar of activities and services provided. Residents are encouraged to contact the Center directly at 504.301.3743. The facility is located at 476 Franklin Street, Gretna, LA 70053. The City offers FREE transportation directly from your residence to/from the facility on the Gretna Trolley.