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Hopkins Activity Center
The Hopkins Activity Center is a community facility with a gym, kitchen and meeting rooms used by residents for active or passive, large or small activities.
The Activity Center’s mission is to provide pathways to "Experience the Upside of Aging." It is a gathering place for mature adults to participate in recreational, social, educational, fitness and volunteer activities.
Activity Center Hours
Senior programming takes place at the Center Monday through Thursday, from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m., and rental opportunities are available Sunday through Saturday upon request.
Rental Space Available
Are you planning a graduation party? Does your youth basketball or volleyball team need a practice space? Call now for scheduling gym space, or planning ahead to reserve a room to hold your next family celebration or meeting.
Visit our Facility Rental page
Spring Program Registration
Check out our senior adult programs for you to keep active, and engaged. Just click on the "Online Registration" raspberry button to view the full list of activities.
Free Memory Programs
Education for Living, Learning and Loving through Dementia
Everyone at some point has been touched by knowing someone going through the various stages of dementia. Support is available through programs designed for those living with dementia, and their family members, caregivers, and friends.
Monday & Tuesday, April 17-May 23, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
This free gardening program was created for people living with early dementia and their care partners, offered by Hennepin County Master Gardeners in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association. No gardening experience or garden space necessary. Supplies provided.
Register for Growing Connections by calling Alzheimer’s Association: 1-800-272-3900
Dancing for Mind and Body
Thursday, April 27-May 18, 3-4 p.m.
Are you a dancer with two left feet or an experienced dancer? All levels of dancers are invited to this free 4-week program created for people with early dementia and their care partners. Provided by a seasoned dance instructor, participants will learn basic dance steps and build on skills. Open to all seniors.
Dancing for Mind and Body Registration
Alzheimer’s Effective Communication Strategies
Monday, May 22, 2-3 p.m.
Communication is more than just talking and listening- it’s also about sending and receiving messages through attitude, tone of voice, facial expressions and body language. As people with dementia progress in their journey families need new ways to connect.
Join us for this free session to explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer’s and identify strategies to help you communicate at each stage of the disease.
*New! Pickleball Court Rental
Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. through May 20
Sign up for a 2-hour time slot of private pickleball court rental. Maximum of 8 people per court. Bring your own paddle and balls. Nets provided. No food or beverages in the gym other than water bottles.
$30 Court Rental Fee for 2 hours, $28 for Activity Center Members.