Division of Senior Services

Rahway Senior Citizens CenterRegistration for programs is being held at the Rahway Senior Center, Rahway Recreation Center or you can Register Online. Most classes are $5 for Rahway seniors. Register online for classes.

Fall 2022/Winter 2023 Program Schedule

Registration for programs will begin on WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2022 for Rahway seniors. You can register at the Rahway Senior Center, Rahway Recreation Center or online.

MONDAY

Strength Training

8:45am - 9:45am

Senior Center

Sari

9/19 - 3/6

Helping Hands

10:00am - 11:30am

Senior Center Annex

Sharon

9/19 - 1/30

Watercolor

10:00am - 11:30am

Senior Center

Laura

9/19 - 3/6

Drawing

11:45am - 1:15pm

Senior Center

Laura

9/19 - 3/6

TUESDAY

Cross Stitch

10:00am - 11:30am

Senior Center Annex

Sharon

9/20 - 3/7

Exercise

10:15am - 11:00am

Recreation Center

Tracey

9/20 - 3/7

Latch Hook

11:45am - 1:15pm

Senior Center Annex

Sharon

9/20 - 3/7

Building Family Tree

1:00pm - 2:30pm

Rahway Public Library

Mary

9/27 - 3/7

WEDNESDAY

Acrylic Painting

10:00am - 11:30am

Senior Center

Laura

9/21 - 3/8

Mixed Media

11:45am - 1:15pm

Senior Center

Laura

9/21 - 3/8

Oil Painting 

1:30pm - 3:00pm

Senior Center

Laura

9/21 - 3/8

THURSDAY

Creative Crafts 1

10:00am - 11:00am

Senior Center Annex

Sandy

9/22 - 12/1

Creative Crafts 2

10:00am - 11:00am

Senior Center Annex

Sandy

1/5 - 3/ 9

               ----Registration is limited to one session of Creative Crafts-----

Gardening

9:00am - 10:00am

Senior Center Annex

Sharon

9/22 - 3/9

Crochet

10:15am - 11:45am

Senior Center Annex

Sharon

9/22 -3/9

Quilting

12:00pm - 1:30pm

Senior Center Annex

Sharon

9/22 - 3/9

FRIDAY

Memoir Writing

10:00am - 11:30am

Senior Center Annex

Mary

9/23 - 3/10

MONDAY & FRIDAY

Line Dancing

10:00am - 11:00am

Senior Center

Sari

9/19 - 3/10

TUESDAY & THURSDAY

Exercise 

9:00am - 9:45am

Recreation Center Gym

Debbie

9/20 - 3/9

WEDNESDAY & FRIDAY

Tai Chi 

10:30am - 11:30am

Recreation Room #115

Tom

9/21 - 3/10

Senior Picnic

For more information on the City of Rahway's Senior Picnic, please CLICK HERE. 

Senior Property Tax Freeze 

The Property Tax Reimbursement Program reimburses eligible senior citizens and disabled persons for property tax increases. This state program "freezes" your taxes the year you become eligible and every year thereafter you have reimbursed the difference. You must be 65 (the first year you can apply is the year you turn 67) or receiving federal Social Security disability benefits, lived in NJ for 10 years and your current home the last three years. If you are not currently enrolled in this program, please call 732-827-2016 and make an appointment with an AARP tax specialist. The income limit for filing the property tax freeze is $92,969 for 2020 and $94,178 for 2021.

Senior Pickleball

For more information please CLICK HERE.

Senior Handyman Program

Open to Rahway residents ages 62 and over for small home repairs (light carpentry, leaky faucet, smoke alarm installation, etc.) No yard work, emergency services, house cleaning, or roof repair Labor is provided free; you pay for materials only To register, please visit the Senior Center or call 732-827-2016. View Senior Handyman Program information (PDF).

Mayor Giacobbe's Birthday Club

One of the City of Rahway's favorite events run by the Division of Senior Services is Mayor Giacobbe's Birthday Luncheon. Depending on the month of your birthday, you and a guest will be invited to the Rahway Senior Center and treated to pizza along with other members of the Club. To register, please call 732-827-2016. Everyone registered will receive an invitation in the mail with the date and time of the Birthday Luncheon.

SENIOR HOUSING

Golden Age Towers 

200 E. Milton Avenue - 732-499-7950 

Jack & Margaret Meyers Senior Residence                                                                 

1425 Esterbrook Avenue - 732-540-8748 

Park Terrace Apartments                                                                                                

805 School St. / 732-680-1160

Rahway Housing Authority - manages all three buildings: 732-388-3546                     

Clifford P. Case  -                          337 W. Milton Avenue

J.F. Kennedy Apartments  -         224 W. Grand Avenue

Walter Schaffauser -                    165 E. Grand Avenue

Rosegate at Heritage Village     

555 East Hazelwood Avenue / 732-396-4540