Outdoor Programs for Seniors
To register for an event, call the Kernodle Senior Center at (336) 222-5135.
Fleet Feet Fitness Walkers
Thursdays from 10 – 11 am, November 29, December 6, 20, 27
Meet at the Kernodle Senior Center- 1535 S. Mebane St. Burlington NC 27215. Fleet Feet Fitness Walkers is a group that meets to walk for 45-60 minutes around City Park at a moderately brisk pace. The walk takes place on paved surfaces and are weather permitting. Register by the Wednesday prior to each walk.
November 20 from 2:00-4:00 pm
Meet at Shallow Ford Natural Area - 1955 Gerringer Mill Rd. Burlington. Hike 3+ miles on natural surface trails with hills through this 190 acre natural area along the Haw River. Trekking poles recommend. Bring a water bottle. Register by 11/16.
Hike: Hemlock Bluffs
November 28 from 10:30 am – 5:00 pm
Fee: $10 + money for lunch
Meet at Kernodle Senior Center - 1535 S. Mebane St. Burlington. Transportation provided. Eat lunch at Al’s Dinner in Pittsboro before the hike. Then head to Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve in Cary for a 3 mile hike through the park (includes 100 stairs down, then 100 back up). We’ll see a unique community of Eastern Hemlocks. Trekking poles recommend. Register and pay by 11/21. Space limited.
Hike: Haw River Trail
December 4 from 2:00-4:00 pm
Meet at the Glencoe Paddle Access – 2348 Glencoe St. Burlington. Please car pool if possible - the parking lot is small. The hike is out and back on the Haw River Trail with a total distance around 2 miles. This is a nice trail for new hikers or hikers new to the group. Trekking poles recommended. Bring a water bottle. Register by 11/30.
Hiker’s Holiday Party
December 13 from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Free, but bring a dish to share.
Meet at Kernodle Senior Center - 1535 S. Mebane St. Burlington in Room 1. Bring a dish to share to celebrate the holidays! Meat and drinks will be provided. We’ll also complete a fun nature themed craft. Everyone is welcome. Register by 12/6.
Hike: Guilford Mackintosh Park
December 18 from 2:00-4:00 pm
Meet at Guilford Mackintosh Marina – 1345 NC HWY 61 Whitsett. Park at the end of the road in the circular parking area and meet at the trail head. Hike is 3 miles on natural surface, rolling terrain with a few steep hills. Trekking poles recommended. Bring a water bottle. Register by 12/14.
Hike: Cedarock Park
January 3 from 2:00-4:00 pm
Meet at Cedarock Park - 4242 R. Dean Coleman Rd. Burlington. Park in the first lot on the left across from the historic farm. Hike about 3 miles on rolling, natural surface trail. Hiking sticks recommend. Bring a water bottle. Register by 12/28.
Cancellations must be made 24 hours prior to any event to receive a full refund.