The “Silver Tsunami” has arrived! Over 16% of Park City and Summit County’s population is now age 60 or more; and that percentage is growing as Baby Boomers join our ranks. This is a nation-wide phenomenon.
The Park City Senior Center is also growing to meet the demands of this active, engaged group. Our membership has increased from about 70 seniors a few years ago to over 450 today and we continue to grow.
We are currently in the planning stages with Park City Municipal Corp. to build us a larger, better designed building next door to our current facility in order to accommodate all the programs and activities our membership enjoys. The center will be part of an affordable housing complex which will include some senior housing. Our planning also includes discussions with Summit County about their continuing (and, hopefully, expanding) role supporting our group.
Eventually we would like to be open for lunches five days a week instead of the current two and open daily for a variety of activities.
Continue reading below for our latest progress report