John Robert Kernodle Senior Center
1535 S. Mebane St.
(336) 222-5135

The John Robert Kernodle Senior Center offers an array of activity for all senior adults age 55 and over. From dinner and lunch socials to athletic events and trips. The Center includes an extensive exercise facility and first class meeting rooms. It is within walking distance to City Park, the Splash Park, Aquatics Center and Burlington Tennis Center.

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2018 Alamance/Burlington Senior Games 

Do you know an energetic, always on the go, loves to socialize senior? Then spread the word! Coming this spring is the 2018 Alamance/Burlington Senior Games. This program is offered to all Alamance County adults’ ages 50 years and above. First, second, and third place winners in sanctioned events are eligible to compete in the North Carolina Senior Games held in the fall. SilverArts, a component of Senior Games provides a stage for the creative talents of the visual, heritage, literary, and performing artists at the Paramount Theater. Remember March 1st is the last day to turn in Senior Games registration forms. The Alamance County, Burlington, and Graham Recreation & Parks Departments, Alamance County Community YMCA, the Alamance County Arts Council and Burlington Senior Adult Leisure Services, produce this event. 

Covered Dish Birthday Bingo


  1st Wednesday of each month 
  1pm for covered dish & 2pm for Bingo 
  Ages: 55 and over | Cost: Free 
  Bring a covered dish for lunch and enjoy bingo after. 


To make our City work for older adults, we will take steps to:
  • Ensure that the well-being of our aging population is addressed by each department in our city government.
  • Make our city safe, affordable and comfortable for our older residents
  • Support employment, entrepreneurship, education and other services to make our older residents more financially secure.
  • Offer housing options that suit the varied needs or our older population.
  • Improve access to transportation and mobility options for our older adults
To provide opportunities for older adults to work for our City, we will:
  • Promote the engagement of older residents in volunteer and paid roles that serve the needs of our city and its residents.
  • Call upon higher education and workforce development programs to help older adults refresh their skills, train, and transition to a new stage of work focused on strengthening out city.
  • Recognizing older residents as an asset for out city and celebrate their contributions to improving lives for all generations.