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Senior Citizen Programs
The Maplewood Recreation Department offers a variety of programs geared for Coed Seniors (55 & older).

To view the most recent edition of the Senior Spotlight, click here: Senior Spotlight

Essex County Division of Senior Services:
Main Number: (973) 395-8375
Special Transportation Number: (973) 395-5858

The “Dial-A-Ride” offers door to door service for our senior citizens. The senior bus transports riders to different locations in the Township, especially supermarkets, Springfield Avenue, Maplewood Village, Maplewood Town Hall and the Maplewood Community Center.  The service also makes a trip each month to Livingston Mall and will run a special service to other locations, which will be announced.

The “Dial-A-Ride” Program is easy to use. All you have to do is call the Maplewood Community Center at (973)-763-0750 the day prior to the day you wish to use the service.  Please indicate whether you would like a morning pick-up (between 9:15am and 10:00 am) or an afternoon pick-up (between 12:15pm and 12:30 pm).  This will reserve you a seat on the bus.  Please refer to the following call in schedule when making a reservation:

If You Want to Ride on                You Must Call on

Monday   ---------------------->     Friday

Tuesday  ---------------------->     Monday

Thursday ---------------------->     Wednesday

 Friday    ----------------------->     Thursday

Shop Rite Trips:
Among one of many courtesies offered is a bi-monthly Shop Rite trip on the 2nd and 4th Friday of every month. Call (973) 763-0750 at least 24 hours in advance for a reservation on our bus.

Senior Mall Trips:

There is also a Senior Mall trip once a month to the Livingston Mall. Anyone interested in going should call Michelle Wesley at (973) 763-0750 on the first Monday of that month.

For questions about any of the above classes, please call the DeHart Community Center at 973-763-0750.

Zumba In The Circuit:
Maplewood recreation is excited to offer this new exercise program. A fun activity for all fitness levels. If you mix zumba program with a series of strength exercises at times intervals you've got Zumba in the circuit!

The class combines signature zumba moves pf rhythm and dance with optional light weight activities. We focus on toning, Cardio and dance to get you moving and having fun! 

Maplewood recreation's new instructor, Nick Marchesani, is sure to motivate and inspire you!

2017 Fall Sessions: Tuesdays 9:30 - 10:30 AM from August 22nd- October 24th
Thursdays 9:30 - 10:30 AM from August 17th - October 19th, 2017.
Located @ 106 Burnett Ave. Maplewood senior center

$30.00 for Maplewood residents. $48.00 for Non-residents. To register please visit or call the recreation office @ 973-763-0750.

Light Pilates: 
Designed for participants age 50 and up; this class will focus on the core strengthening exercise of Pilates. We will be adding additional strength training floor work and exercises designed to relax and maintain flexibility. Please bring a mat and hand weights.

2017 Fall Session: Wednesdays August 16th - November 1st, 2017. 
Located @ 106 Burnett Ave. Maplewood Senior Center

$30.00 For Maplewood Residents. $48.00 for Non-Residents. To register please visit or call the recreation office @

Yoga For Seniors: 
2017 Fall Session : Fridays September 8th - December 1st, 2017 (no class 11/24)
Located @ 106 Burnett Ave. Maplewood Senior Building

$36.00 For Maplewood Residents. $48.00 For Non-Residents. To register please visit or call the Recreation Office @

Resistance Class: 
Our Fitness instructor, Yvonee Christian, has designed this program just for you. Get you toned and fit through resistance training...with the use of resistance ball and bands.

2017 Fall Session: Mondays October 23rd - January 22nd, 2017. 10:00-11:00 AM
Located at 106 Burnett ave. Maplewood Senior Center.

$30.00 for Maplewood residents. $48.00 for non-residents. to register please visit or call the recreation office @ 973-763-0750

Senior Aerobics:
2017 Fall Session: Mondays September 18th- December 4th, 2017 9:00-10:00AM
Tuesdays October 3rd- December 19th, 2017 11:00-12:00 PM
Located at 106 Burnett ave. The Maplewood Senior Center

$30.00 for Maplewood Residents. $48.00 for Non-Residents. To register please visit or call the recreation office @


574 Valley St.
Maplewood Township, NJ 07040
Hours of Operation 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Ph: (973) 762-8120