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Senior Programs
Celebrate Your Seniority & Have Fun Doing it
Within the Shreveport area, seniors are active and vibrant members of the community. That's why SPAR offers a myriad of programs and special events for the enjoyment of our seniors. Our daily programs offer all seniors the opportunity to lead active and fun-filled lives.

SPAR has a staff of 16 that works exclusively in our Senior Program and are dedicated to providing programs and events that improve your quality of life.

Find more information on community centers, or contact Senior Program staff.

Active Living Every Day
"Active Living Every Day" is a 12 week program offering seniors a step-by-step plan for building a healthier life.  The ALED program teaches participants to make healthy lifelong changes through their individual plans, successes and commitments.  This program is funded through a grant received from National Recreation & Parks Association.  The program runs from August 23 - November 9.  Classes are free; however, registration is required.  For more information and to register, contact Kenneth Cornelius at 318-213-0430.

Arts & Crafts

A variety of crafts are taught and shared including sewing, quilting, and ceramics as well as specialty projects for the holidays and gift-giving. Participants provide some supplies.

Table Games
Enjoy dominoes, Phase 10, bridge, and many other popular games.

The Senior Program partners with various agencies to bring informative speakers to the community centers.

Community Choirs
SPAR's Senior Program has established Senior Community Choirs at A. B. Palmer Community Center (Directed by Mr. Steven Dinkins), Hattie Perry Community Center (Directed by Ms. Jackie Solomon), and the original Senior Community Choir that began in 2004 at Airport Park Community Center (Directed by Mrs. Brenda Richardson).

The community choirs perform at locations throughout Shreveport. Do you have a great voice? Join a SPAR senior community choir near you.

Field Trips
Bowl the perfect score or join us for a matinee. There are many fun trips to local Shreveport destinations. Participants must pay their own admission fee.

Computers Level One
The objective of this course is to assure that the student can use and understand a computer. The subject matter of the course includes essential computer terminology, the strengths and limitations of computers, basic skills in the use of Windows, the internet, and email.

Computers Level Two
The objective of this course is to advance your understanding and use of the computer for useful real life tasks. The subject matter of the course includes skills in the use of Windows, use of popular application software, and a basic introduction to creating a website.

Upcoming Events

Contact Us
Kenny Cornelius
Supervisor of Senior Program

Ph: 318-213-0430

Mailing / Street Address
Senior Program
7401 Jewella Ave.
Shreveport, LA 71108
City of Shreveport, Louisiana