50+ Program

Columbia Parks and Recreation’s 50+ Program offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities for those 50 years and older.

The Waters-Moss Memorial Wildlife Memorial Area is home to the 50+ Program. Our office at Hillcrest Community Center  at 1907 Hillcrest Dr and Moss Building are now home to weekday use by 50+ adults. 

Programs take place at Hillcrest Community Center, Moss Building, and the Waters House


Mon-Fri, 9 am to 4 pm
50+ Front Desk phone: 573-874-7475
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Hillcrest Community Center

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some programs are not being offered at this time. Please see below for a current listing. This page will be updated as more programs are added.  Social distancing guidelines are in place for all programs

April 2021 newsletter

Two painting groups…both use a wide variety of mediums including oils, water colors, acrylics, charcoal, colored pencils and more. They share ideas, techniques, successes and experiments as they support each other’s endeavors. No organized instruction, but a great place to grow and network.
Mon, 9 am- 12 pm and Thurs 1-3:30 pm

Drop in for a sociable afternoon of knitting and crochet. Other crafts such as needlework are also welcome. Bring your projects and receive encouragement and camaraderie.
Tue, 1-4 pm; Fri, 1-4 pm; 18+ Hillcrest membership required.

Join us for Bingo every week and get a chance to win a practical prize. The bluegrass group, Hart Creek will play after Bingo from 2-4 p.m. Hillcrest membership required.
Tues, 1 pm

Whether you want to learn rug hooking or are winning prizes at shows for your rugs and wall hangings, join the Rughookers twice a month. Drop in or stay for the day. Bring your lunch, a fridge, microwave and coffee/teapots available. Call 874-7475 for information. Hillcrest membership required. 
1st and 3rd Thursdays, 10:30 am-3 pm, Waters House

Your 50+ Membership costs $25-40 per year, depending on which programs you’re interested in. Come by and see what we’re up to!