D.L. Hopkins Jr. Senior Center

Activities

Hopkins Senior Activity Center provides classes, programs, activities, and lunch for a seniors 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)

Come join us and play card games, puzzles, brain teasers, Dominos 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.  Being active is healthy and fun at the D. L. Hopkins, Jr. Senior Center!

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.  

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Mission

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

D.L. Hopkins Jr. Senior Center
206 James Collins Blvd.
Duncanville, TX 75116

Hours of Operation*
Monday – Thursday: 8 am – 3 pm

Friday: 9 am to 3 pm
*Hours are subject to change for special events and program activities. Please see the Golden Gazette for a schedule of activities.

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

Staff

Noel Garcia – Senior Center Supervisor
Jeanette Rodriquez – Senior Center Administrative Assistant
Judy McGlothlin – Senior Center Administrative Building Attendant
Cecilia Rodriquez – Senior Center Nutrition and Kitchen Volunteer Assistant
Timothy Davis – Senior Center Lead Building Attendant and Custodian
Mary Lou Braun – Senior Center Bus Drive and Building Attendant
Raymond Johnson – Senior Center Building Attendant
Sport Jackson – Senior Center Building Attendant
Yasmin Thomas – Senior Center Building Attendant

Membership

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

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