Jasper Community Parks

Recreation and Nature in Jasper, Indiana

Older Americans Center

Arnold F. Habig Community Center, Older Americans

Carie Dick, Older Americans Director

Kaci Wehr, Community Engagement Coordinator

Dubois County residents age 55 and older can enjoy the many activities offered at the center.  

Located in the beautiful home donated to the City of Jasper by the late Arnold F. and Barbara Habig, many seniors enhance their lives through daily use of this beautifully renovated facility.  

Activities

A wide variety of passive and active recreational activities are available on a daily basis at the Arnold F. Habig Community Center. Some include: exercise classes including yoga, bingo, guest speakers, a book club, catered meals, monthly day trips and a computer lab. A card tourney of Rum, Cinch, Sheephead or Low Rum are held every Thursday afternoon. Tripoley, Mexican Train Dominoes, Pay Me and Hand & Foot are just a few of the other games offered throughout the month.  Many small groups take advantage of open tables to play cards on their own as well. 

In addition, many visitors utilize the exercise room which includes: 3 Treadmills, 2 Recumbent Bicycles, 2 Ellipticals and a Cybex Weight Machine. An indoor walking area is also available for walkers during cold weather. A cedar walking path around the perimeter of the property is also available for walker's enjoyment.

  

Habig Yoga              Senior STEP               Older Americans Bingo               

 You may pick up our monthly calendar at the center or you may view it on the park departments homepage under recent news. 

   

Transportation 

The City of Jasper partnered with Ride Solution in 2008 to help meet the transportation needs of the community.  Ride Solution is a coordinated public transportation service that provides safe, dependable, and affordable transportation.  The vans are clean, smoke-free and many are wheelchair accessible.  All drivers are specially trained, and courteous. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday 6:00am-6:00pm.  

Cost: Children under 6 are free, ages 7-12 $1.00 with paid adult
Cost: In Town $3.00 each way
Cost: In County $5.00 each way
Cost: County to County $7.00 each way

                            

To schedule a ride please call: (812) 254-3225 or
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1-877-369-8899

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