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Providing opportunities for older adults to continue being active and vital participants in their community.


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Hopkins Senior Activity Center provides classes, programs, activities, and lunch for a senior 60 years +.

    • Classes (exercise, dance, ceramics and AARP Defensive Driving)
    • Programs (community resources, health screenings, L&L guest speakers and special entertainment)
    • Activities (dominos, bridge, bingo, movies, music, craft classes and excursions)
    • Lunch (Congregate meals for 60+ plus seniors)

Being active is healthy and fun at the D. L. Hopkins, Jr. Senior Center! Come join us and play card games, puzzles, brain teasers, dominoes and much more. Bridge is played on Wednesdays, and there’s Bingo played monthly with prizes. If that’s not enough, dance to the rhythm of your own music, come see movies, enjoy popcorn and a soda for a $1.00! If you like working with your hands, join our craft classes to keep your creative juices flowing.

No refunds are given for a restaurant trip.

All trip participants must have a current membership at the senior center.

We appreciate if you pay at the time of sign-up. Thank you for your cooperation! 

Lunch Is Served

We serve lunch each Monday through Friday at 12 noon. Our meals are nutritious and delicious lunches designed for the older adult diet. Participants must be 60 years of age to have lunch.

We never charge for our lunches; however, we do suggest a donation of $1.00 each day.

Reservations for lunch may be placed two days in advance by calling: 972-780-5073


The Senior Center charges a yearly membership fee for participants taking part in classes, programs or center activities.

– Duncanville residents pay $ 15.00 yearly

– Outside of Duncanville residents pay $ 20.00 per year

– No membership is required for having lunch only


Transportation is provided to the Senior Center either round trip or one way to and from residential homes daily for participants living within Duncanville city limits.

NOTE:  We do not offer transportation from memory care facilities, rehabilitation centers or any other assisted living facilities. Reservations for transportation may be placed two (2) days in advance by calling: 972-780-5073.