Bernice Fonteneau Senior Wellness Center - Senior Center in Washington

General Information

Bernice Fonteneau Senior Wellness Center
3531 Georgia Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20010
(202) 727-0338
Contact Name
Michelle Singleton
Email address
Mary’s Center manages the Bernice Fonteneau Senior Wellness Center, which is supported by the DC Office on Aging. Located at 3531 Georgia Avenue NW in Washington, DC, the Wellness Center features a gamut of health and social services tailored to DC residents 60+. The brand new facility has a state-of-the-art gym and group exercise studio, teaching kitchen, reading room, computer lab, and rooftop patio. The fitness program includes daily studio classes, including yoga, tai chi, zumba, circuit training, and aerobics in addition to one-on-one fitness counseling and support groups. One-on-one nutrition counseling is also available in addition to nutrition education classes and cooking demonstrations. Other activities available at the Center include card and board game sessions, Bible studies, quilting groups, and outings to the theater, farmers market, and more. The staff at the Bernice Fonteneau Senior Wellness Center genuinely cares about the seniors they serve and are available to link seniors with other health and social services as needed in addition to planning a packed schedule of fun and educational activities
Membership Information
All services at the Center are free of charge for DC residents 60+. To participate, seniors must simply fill out a registration form and medical clearance form
Health Education Lectures and Seminars; Computer Training; Educational Learning Groups; Bible Study; Relaxation and Massage Therapy; Social Activities (Gatherings & Field Trips); Arts & Crafts; Nutrition Assessments & Intervention (Individual and Group); Nutrition Education (General Health & Chronic Disease); Cooking Demonstrations; Professional and Member Participation; Nutrition Bingo; Fitness: Fitness Assessments/Orientation; Open Gym; Weight Training; Circuit Training; Tai Chi & Yoga; Pilates; Walking Classes; Aerobics/Chair Exercise; Cardio Interval Exercise; Line Dancing; Stretch & Tone; Health Screenings
Age requirements
60+ years
Operation Time
Mon, Fri: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm; Tues, Wed, Thurs: 7:30 am - 7:00 pm, Saturday: 7:30 am - 1:00 pm