Senior Center


To positively impact the community by creating opportunities for healthy aging through social engagement, physical activity and well-being, civic involvement, creativity, and lifelong learning.


To give all members a sense of belonging, to provide them with programs and activities that contribute to well-being, and to encourage them to stay active and healthy.

Registration and Membership Information

The Oconee County Senior Center welcomes participation from local citizens age 55 or over.  Membership options:

  • “Full” membership is for any person aged 60 or over and includes meal service and/or use of the center’s transportation.
  • “Activities Only” membership is for persons who want to participate in Senior Center activities such as exercise programs, card games, bingo, etc. without taking meals or using the center's transportation.

If interested, for more information, please stop by the Center and take a tour with one of the Senior Center’s courteous and professional staff members.  Please call us with any questions you may have at 706-769-3979.  We look forward to meeting with you to complete your membership registration!  

The Oconee County Senior Center is currently open for activities.  The hours for the Center are Monday through Friday, 8 am to 4 pm.  Please see our monthly calendar for scheduled events and activities.

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  1. Senior Center

    Physical Address
    3500B Hog Mountain Road
    Watkinsville , GA 30677


  2. Merry Howard

    Senior Center Director

  3. Christi Bittle

    Assistant Director

  4. Pam Morris

    Aging Services Coordinator

  5. Becky White

    Senior Activities Coordinator

  6. Emily Deal

    Office Assistant

  7. Virginia Mitchell

    Kitchen Services Manager

  8. Shirley Finch

    Food Services Aide

  9. Russell Ruggieri

    Transportation Services Aide