Senior Services
Barrington, Rhode Island




Contact Us

Administrative Desk:  Cathy Impellizzeri and Elizabeth McGuire

Phone:  401-247-1926 X 201

Fax:  401-247-3790

Email:  seniorpt@barrington.ri.gov


Director: Michele Geremia

Phone:  401-247-1926 X 202

Email:  mgeremia@barrington.ri.gov


Hours:

Monday through Thursday 9 AM  -  3:30 PM

Friday 9 AM  -  1 PM


The Barrington Peck Center for Adult Enrichment (formerly the Senior Center) is located in the Lower Level of the Peck Community Center (Public Library building), 281 County Road. Parking and the main entrance are located to the south of the building. Below please find frequently requested information about the Center for Adult Enrichment's programs and activities.  

Mission of the Center for Adult Enrichment

The mission of the Barrington Center for Adult Enrichment is to provide opportunities for:

  • Social and recreational activities
  • Personal enrichment
  • Wellness
  • Advocacy
  • Volunteerism
  • Information and referral

Membership

  • The Peck Center for Adult Enrichment's is open to any individual 50 years and older or any age adult with disabilities.
  • There is no membership required to participate in the lunch program.
  • The Center for Adult Enrichment is handicapped accessible.
  • Membership runs from July through June.
  • Membership at no cost for Barrington residents.
  • Membership is $12 per year for non-residents.

Programs

The Center for Adult Enrichment sponsors a variety of programs including:

Personal enrichment classes such as: Painting, art history, craft classes, AARP safe driving class, collaboration with the Barrington library offerings, the Barrington Preservation Society, knitting group, band music. Many activities are free.

Social and recreational programs including: Painting, art history, craft classes, scrabble club, bridge groups, Mah Jongg, bingo, discussion groups, seminars, flower arranging, parties, birthday celebrations, annual picnic at Colt State Park, weekday lunch (a 5-course meal with 3 entree choices).

Transportation

The Center for Adult Enrichment's bus is free and available to Town Senior Citizens on weekdays for transportation to and from the Center, and weekly shopping trips. Reservations must be made 24 hours prior to the day and time transportation is required.


NEWPORT CREAMERY VOUCHERS

Newport Creamery vouchers may be obtained at the front desk at the Peck Center for Adult Enrichment.




Peck Center
Town of Barrington
281 County Road, Barrington, RI 02806
401-247-1926 X 201
Email: recreation@barrington.ri.gov

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