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Senior Enrichment Center at Renaissance on 9th

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For the Fun & Over 50 - Live now, age later!

The Senior Enrichment Center is the premier place for the fun and over 50 to gather and participate in recreational, cultural and educational programs. Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 am -5 pm

There are activities for every taste at the Senior Enrichment Center at Renaissance on 9th. Check out the events listed below, and call 941-749-0100 or stop by for more details.

For the September Newsletter, click here. For the September Calendar, click here.

Become a Member of our Senior Enrichment Center! Members get discounted pricing on special events, services, fitness center use, and classes, and memberships can be purchased for a monthly or yearly basis. Call 941-749-0100 today. Click here for the brochure in PDF format.

Renaissance on 9th is now entirely smoke-free. Please refrain from smoking on property.

The Senior Enrichment Center is now in partnership with the Senior Advantage Program of Manatee Memorial Hospital. The relationship is a great benefit for both groups’ members! You now have the opportunity to enjoy more health seminars, screenings, and news relevant to you, along with fun social activities and special events. Listed activities will take place at either Manatee Memorial Hospital or at Renaissance on 9th. Feel free to call the Senior Advantage information line at Manatee Memorial Hospital (941-745-7548) or ask for details at Renaissance on 9th (941-749-0100).


Coming Up - Members & Guests Welcome!


Only $8 per person

NEW! A fun, informative club for the life-long learner in all of us.

  • Enjoy a delicious meal
  • Meet new friends
  • Participate in discussions led by a featured guest speaker each week
  • Explore different topics – travel, entertainment, Medicare, healthy living finances, and more!

Join us on Fridays at Renaissance on 9th from 11 am to 12:30 pm.
1816 9th St W, Bradenton FL 34205.
To register, contact Sheila at 954-445-2676 or

The Lunch Club also meets on Tuesdays from 11 am to 12:30 pm at Lakewood Ranch Town Hall.

Lunch & Lecture, "Empowering Women to Create a Legacy"

Wednesday, September 10, 11:30am

Join us for a complimentary lunch and presentation on "Empowering Women to Create a Legacy" by Dana Laganella Gerling of A-Affordable Attorney/Gerling Law Group. RSVP by September 4 to Kristen Theisen at 941-749-0100 or

Seminar, "Managing Your Diabetes"

Wednesday, September 3 & 17, 1-4:30pm

Join us for an informative class led by a Walgreens pharmacist. This Converation Map education session is designed to help you discover what you want and need to know about managing your diabetes or that of a loved one. Seating is limited. RSVP to Audrey Mills at 941-749-1561.

AAA Mature Driving Class

Tuesday, September 16 and Wednesday, September 17, 9am-12pm

Brush up on your driving skills and learn how to be safe on the road with AAA! RSVP to Debbie at 941-798-2221 x2263.

Welcome Back Party

Monday, September 22, 1:30-3:30pm

Join us in welcoming back the members of Just Friends band that have been on vacation for summer. Complimentary refreshments provided. Please note that "Music and Dancing" is still FREE for SEC Members, but Non-Members are now required to pay $5. For more information, contact Sue at 941-749-0100.

Pancake Breakfast

Friday, September 26, 8-10am

Don’t miss our monthly Pancake Feast! This month’s Signature Flavor is Cinnamon Apple, which will be offered in addition to our Traditional Buttermilk pancakes. Public is welcome, so bring friends and family! Cost is $4 for SEC Members and $5 for Non-Members.

Movie & A Meal

Tuesday, September 30, 1pm

This month's feature film is "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" starring Ben Stiller, Shirley MacLaine, and Kristen Wiig. Cost for this feature is $6 for SEC Members and $8 for Non-Members (Gratuity not included). RSVP by September 29 to 941-749-0100. Please note: payment due at time of reservation, meals not available after RSVP date, and no refunds for cancellations. Movie begins promptly at 1pm. Please arrive between 11:30am and 12:30pm to allow time for lunch before the movie begins.

Movie Meal Choices:

-Bistro Salad with Grilled Chicken

-Quiche with Fresh Fruit

-Cup of Soup and Half Sandwich Combo

WELCOME SILVER SNEAKERS! We now accept Silver Sneakers members and offer Silver Sneakers Classic on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 am, Silver Sneakers Yoga on Mondays at 11:00 am and Silver Sneakers Cardio on Wednesdays at 1 pm. Free for Silver Sneakers, $5 for SEC members, and $7 for guests. Call to inquire about how to become a Silver Sneakers member.


LIVE MUSIC AND DANCING - Mondays from 1-3 pm.

Join us for live music and dancing every Monday from 1-3 pm in the Turner Ballroom featuring the Just Friends Band. FREE and open to the public.



Knitting & Crochet - Every Friday at 11 am. Members: FREE; Non-Members: $2 per class.

Scrap Booking & Card Making - Every Thursday at 1 pm. Members: $5 Non-Members: $7

CARDS & GAMES - Members: FREE, Non-Members: $2 unless otherwise noted

Do you like to play Euchre? Call 941-749-0100 and let us know, we are looking for players!

Cribbage – Wednesdays at 10 am

Bridge – Wednesdays at 12:30 pm

Mah Jong – Thursdays at 1 pm

Pinochle- Fridays at 1 pm.

Billiards - Tables are available during operating hours. Members FREE; non-members: $2.

AAA DRIVER SAFETY CLASS: Reduce your insurance rates! See monthly newsletter for details. To register, call Debbie Sheppard at AAA, 941-798-2221 x2263.


Italian Study Group with David Montgomery- Classes meet each Wednesday at 10:15am. This class is geared towards beginners and focuses on the frequently used conversational language, travel, culture and history of Italy. Please bring a pen and paper. Members: FREE; Non-Members: $2 per class. Call 941-749-0100 to register.


BALLROOM DANCE CLASS - Beginning or Intermediate

Enjoy learning the basic steps to popular ballroom dances: Waltz, Swing, Rumba, Salsa, and more.
Ballroom Dance I (Beginners) Tuesdays, 10:45-11:45am
Ballroom Dance II
(Intermediate) Thursdays, 10:45-11:45am

$5.50 per class for Members, $7.50 per class for Non-Members

LINE DANCING CLASS - Have a wonderful time while groovin' to a little country music.

Mondays, 9am-noon

Tuesdays, 5:30-7pm
Members: Free, Non-members: $5 per class or $15 per month.


Silver Sneakers Classic, Tuesdays & Thursdays at 10:30am
Silver Sneakers: FREE, Members: $5, Non-Members: $7

Silver Sneakers Yoga, Mondays at 11:00am
Silver Sneakers: FREE, Members: $5, Non-Members: $7

Silver Sneakers Cardio, Wednesdays at 1:00pm
Silver Sneakers: FREE, Members: $5, Non-Members: $7

WALKING WORKS: Get fit with friends and walk Renaissance on 9th. Tuesdays & Fridays at 9 am, FREE.

Fitness Center, Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. *Orientation required before first time using the fitness center. See front desk for available times.

Silver Sneakers Classic, Tuesdays & Thursdays at 10:30am
Silver Sneakers: FREE, Members: $5, Non-Members: $7

Silver Sneakers Yoga, Mondays at 11:00am
Silver Sneakers: FREE, Members: $5, Non-Members: $7


Tai Chi for Balance, 1pm and 1:45pm. Members: FREE, Non-Members: $5

Evening Tai Chi classes on Tuesdays & Thursdays at 5:30 pm. $25 per month.

Registration required: 941-749-0100.

GET FIT! We have great pricing at our fitness center: Members monthly pay-as-you-go is now only $10, and nonmembers pay only $15. To use our well-equipped fitness center, you must complete a one-time orientation for $50 and provide a doctor’s signature indicating that you are physically able. Questions? Call 941-749-0100.



Sweetheart Dinner and Dance - What Fun!

Check out more pictures on our Facebook page.

For more information please contact us at:

Renaissance on 9th, 1816 9th Street West, Bradenton, FL 34205

Located just south of Manatee Ave West, across from McKechnie Field

PHONE: 941-749-0100, FAX: 941-749-0110

When you enjoy the goods or services at Renaissance on 9th, you support the programs of

Meals on Wheels PLUS and The Food Bank of Manatee.