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Friends, fun and activity is what you will find at the Yelm Senior Center.  Exercise, informative programs, games, creative arts, entertainment and many other special events are offered.  The center also provides information on senior programs and resources available in Yelm and the surrounding area.

Check out the "Yelm Senior Center" Facebook page for daily updates.

Make sure to check out the NEWS and SPECIAL EVENTS page for announcements and upcoming events.

Our last day open in 2021 will be Friday, December 17th.

We will reopen on Tuesday, January 4th, 2022


The Senior Center is open Tuesday through Friday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm.

We are closed on all major holidays and two weeks at Christmas.

If the schools close due to inclement weather, the center will be closed. 


The Yelm Senior Center invites everyone 50 and up, to join us for social, educational and fun programs. Not 50? You can still join. Your cost will be $1 for each year under 50, plus the membership fee. Membership offers you access to all center activities.
Unless otherwise indicated, all classes are free!


Congregate meals provided by Senior Services for South Sound, will be served on Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 11:30 am - Noon.

​​​​​​​Senior Services for South Sound operates the Senior Nutrition Program, using the Yelm Senior Center's commercial kitchen and dining room. This includes preparation of lunches for the Yelm, Tenino and Rochester senior centers and Meals on Wheels, for homebound seniors in these areas. 

Everyone 60 and older, is welcome to join us. The suggested contribution is $3.00 - $6.00 per meal. If you can't afford the cost of the meals, you can eat free. All contributions are used for this program. People under 60 years of age, a spouse or disabled child of an eligible senior, and senior nutrition volunteers and staff, can also eat lunch for the suggested contribution.

All guests under 60 years of age, must purchase a meal for $7.64. You do not need to be a member of the Yelm Senior Center to participate in the meals.

Meals on Wheels ~ The actual cost of providing a home-delivered meal is $9.54. For information on the Meals on Wheels program, contact Senior Services for South Sound at (360) 586-6181 x124. 

Facility Rental ~ We have plenty of parking!

Rent the Yelm Senior Center for your next event!  Perfect for family reunions, birthday parties, holiday events, weddings, etc. The center has a commercial kitchen available for an additional fee and deposit. For more information, call Jeanie at 360-458-7733 or via email at yacc474@comcast.net.

We’re always eager to hear ideas on adding or improving our services at the Yelm Senior Center.  Have a look around and let us know what you think.