Senior Citizens

There are two Senior Centers in Kane County, located in Kanab and Orderville (also known as Long Valley).  They are approximately 20 miles apart and are open to any senior citizen, 60 years or older, wishing to engage in social and physical activity. Both centers are supported by Kane County, City of Kanab, City of Orderville, Five County Association of Governments, State and Federal grants, and by individual donations.

To make a Donation please send Check or money order to- Kane County Senior Centers 56 W. 450 N. Kanab, Utah 84741

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Activities: Our seniors enjoy daily exercise classes, painting, crafts, sewing, cards, billiards, Wii Sports gaming and tournaments, chess, checkers, backgammon and more. These activities are open to anyone interested in joining in the fun. If someone has a new activity to introduce to the center they are welcome to see if they can generate interest.

 

Travel:  The Kanab Center provides weekly local shopping trips on Tuesday’s at approximately 1:30 p.m.  We use a 12-passenger air conditioned bus, which is handicap-accessible. We can pick up and drop off those who sign up in advance. The center also offers monthly out of town shopping trips on Friday’s to Cedar City, St. George, and Page (AZ) as well as  monthly sightseeing trips to various recreational areas such as Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon, Jacob Lake, Kaibab National Forest, Grand Canyon, and Panguitch Lake. The cost of the recreational trips range from $5 to $15 per person (or more if the trip is overnight).

 

Misc. gatherings: The center has a birthday luncheon each month for those celebrating a birthday. It is held on a designated Wednesday (usually the middle of the month) and features a special lunch menu. We normally serve turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy along with cake and ice cream. Special groups also hold meetings and/or presentations at the center such as Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Sons of Pioneers, lunch concerts, and more.

 

Lunch* – Kanab: Lunch is served daily at 11:50 a.m. (salad bar opens at 11:30 a.m. served cafeteria style). A monthly menu is available at the center.

Lunch* – Orderville: Lunch is served three days a week – Monday, Wednesday and Thursday at 12 p.m.      *Please call one day in advance to join us for lunch at either center!

 

Meals On Wheels*: Drivers deliver a cold and hot meal three days a week (Monday, Wednesday & Thursday). *Please call for eligibility requirements.

 

Kanab Senior Center: 56 W. 450 North (at the end of Senior Center Way) Kanab, UT 84741; (435) 644-5250; Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Orderville/Long Valley Senior Center:  417 North Highway 89, Orderville, UT 84758; (435) 648-2504; Hours: Mon. Wed. & Thurs. 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Please note that both centers observe state and federal holidays and are closed from Christmas until after New Year’s Day.

 

Director of Kanab/Orderville Senior Centers: Craig Hansen, (435) 644-5250 or (435) 691-0228

Phone: (Kanab) 435-644-5250 (Orderville) 435-648-2504

Address: 56 W. 450 N. Kanab, Utah 84741

Contact: Craig Hansen