Joyce Raye Patterson 50+ Activity Center

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The JRP is an 22,000 square foot facility for citizens over the age of 50 to work out, socialize, and participate in a variety of programs and activities. The JRP includes a fitness center, circuit room snooker, billiards, and pool tables, table shuffleboard, table tennis, library with computers, cafeteria, and rooms of various sizes to meet almost any kind of activity. Approximately 55 groups and organizations meet either daily, weekly, monthly, or quarterly. 

St. Joseph residency is not required to enjoy use of the center. A membership is not required to participate in activities at the JRP, but is required to use the fitness center and circuit training room.  

Parking and access to the center is convenient to users with parking below the building and street-side. An elevator is located in the building for easy access from the lower level parking area to the lobby of the JRP.

2022 Top 5 community center logoIn October 2022, the Joyce Raye Patterson 50+ Activity Center (JRP) was awarded the ICAA NuStep Pinnacle Award. Award winners are recognized as the Top 5 Best in Wellness Community Centers in North America. Pinnacle award winners are recognized community centers whose achievements, innovations, directions or commitments in the field of wellness stand out as guiding lights for all community centers.

Cafeteria Menu (PDF) - The cafeteria is serving lunch, carry-out or dine-in, Tuesday-Friday from 11am-12:30pm.   

Cafeteria Pricing
Daily meal (meat, two sides, bread, coffee or tea)$8
Side dish (alone or in addition to meal)$2 each
Meat of the day only$4
Chef Salad (please order before 10am)$8
Sandwiches (seasonal)$4
Soup or chili (seasonal)$4
Coffee or tea (one refill)$1
Small milk$1
Large milk$2


Fitness classes are available. Check out our fitness class schedule

Activities Calendar (PDF) We offer more than your average 50+ activity center! Check out our activities calendar to see our regular activities and line dancing schedule!

We also have a wide variety of special events at the JRP.  Check out our latest special events schedule here!

Dance Schedule:

  • Visit the JRP on the first Saturday of the month to dance to live music by the Midnight Country Band, 7:00 pm. (Third Saturday in August)
  • Join the Dancing Clark's Mega Tunes to swing your way into an evening of fun the second Saturday of the month, 7:30 pm.

Effective on January 1, 2021, all city facilities and departments will charge a convenience fee of 3% for all debit and credit card transactions online and in-person.