About Us

There is a lot going on at our beautiful new Ellington Senior Center and you're at the right place to learn more about us. See below or choose an option at the left.



The Town of Ellington's first Senior Center was established in April 1997. The Center offers many programs and services to enhance the lives of individuals. In January 2000, the Town of Ellington received a grant to purchase a 14 passenger van that is used for programs and activities. 

Programs & Opportunities

Our programs include:

  • Arts and Crafts

  • Cards and Games

  • Health and Fitness

  • Language Arts

  • Musical Programs

  • Outdoor Activities

  • Social Groups

  • Trips

Volunteer Opportunities:


  • In-house Activities
  • Maple Street Cafe Team
  • Health & Wellness Fair (every 2 years)
  • Volunteer Program Leader
  • Receptionist
  • Garden Thyme
  • Mission Statement

    The Statement

    "The Ellington Senior Center is a place that provides an environment for an individual age 55 years and over to enhance a healthy lifestyle that maintains independence, dignity, self respect and productivity through participation in recreational, social, educational, informational and healthy activities and programs."

    Town of Ellington


    The Town


    is a blend of agriculture and industry, businesses and homes, nestled in the Connecticut River Valley and set against the backdrop of the Shenipsit State Forest. With over 3,000 acres under cultivation, Ellington remains one of the largest agricultural production towns in Connecticut. Ellington has a population of 15,856 and it covers 34.6 square miles in Tolland County.