Families, Parks and Recreation
Mayor William Beardall
|Address: 800 South
|Recreation Phone: 407.246.4440
Mon: 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Tues: Thurs 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 pm
Sat: 9 a.m. - 10 p.m.
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Beardall Monthly Highlights
Rental Information ●
Mayor William Beardall Senior Center History ●
Each month over 2,000 people attend nearly 100 classes, clubs, meetings
and events managed by the City of Orlando's Families, Parks and
Recreation Department. The Center, nearly 28,000 square feet, sits on 3
½ acres near downtown Orlando.
Adult Education Classes:
Attend the adult classes offered by Orange County Public Schools –
Conversational Spanish and Ballroom Dancing is offered at a minimal
Bingo: Play the game,
win prizes and enjoy refreshments the fourth Thursday of every month.
Dances: Enjoy ballroom dancing every Thursday and
Saturday evening and swing dances the fourth Wednesday of every
Billiards: Come and
play for a day or sign up for a tournament.
Bridge: Keeps the mind sharp at all levels of
friendliest game in town with the friendliest people.
Offering open lab for research, internet
access, and other activities.
Locally published authors meet weekly to edit and refine their
Crochet and Knit: This
club creates hundreds of knitted caps and crocheted lap robes each
year for hospitals and servicemen.
Decorative Art Class: Learn basic painting on
everything but canvas, and learn to decorate home accessories with
Dominoes and Scrabble:
Lively games keep your math skills sharp.
Exercise for FREE: Come and work out in our exercise
room, play horse shoes, table tennis or shuffle board, join the
balance/strengthening class or our walking club – all free of charge.
Experience Works: A program offered to seniors to help
them get back into the job market. This program will help with
resumes and finding the perfect job for seniors.
Paper Crafts: Make boxes and gifts from beautiful
Field Trips: Join the group
for monthly trips throughout Central Florida.
Health Checks: Come and have
your blood glucose and blood pressure checked the third Thursday of
Pitchers-men and women-won’t want to miss these courts, they are
touted the best in the state.
Line Dancing Class:
No partner or experience necessary for this class that makes every
dancer look great.
Mah Jongg: Learn this
challenging Oriental game of skill and chance.
played in years? This fun and friendly group will coach you.
Quilting Class: Learn the basics of machine or
hand sewn quilts and create heirloom gifts for family and friends.
Sewing Class: Come and learn how to sew, bring
your own sewing machine or use one of the Center’s many machines.
Sing-Along with Norm: Join in with the singing
seniors as they serenade the building with their music to the piano
playing Norm every Tuesday.
Studio Art Class:
Learn how to paint on canvas or silk – offered on Tuesdays and
Beginning/Intermediate/Advanced classes on a soft style martial arts
program geared toward seniors.
Yoga: Feel balanced
and free to be you…every Friday, designed for seniors.
Rentals and Public Use:
William Beardall Senior Center offers certain rooms within the
facility (when available) for rent for events such as birthday
parties, meetings, showers, weddings and so on.
Rental Policy and Procedures
Multi-Purpose Room and classrooms - $50 per hour -
Capacity 50 persons.
Ballroom - $100 per hour - Capacity 150 persons.
$100 Damage Deposit
Required. Deposit will be refunded 4 to 6 weeks after rental
if no damage was found after the rental.
Insurance is not refundable
and prices range from $31 to $80 and will protect any
injuries that may happen during the rental.
Alcoholic Beverages are
allowed with prior approval and additional insurance.
All rentals must be scheduled
14 days prior to event.
All rentals must be paid in
full at time of booking.
Rentals must be cancelled at
least 72 hours prior to event to receive a refund.
Game Room, Computer Lab and Fitness Room are open to the
public (for those who are 55 years of age and above) at no
charge during operational hours.