Services

Except when we are closed, we provide the following services, many all year round.
If you wish, you can also view these services in a Services Calendar.

portrait photographer

If you have never taken a picture for your Benson Identification card, please sign up at the receptionist desk beginning Friday, 2/1/19.

Identification Card Pictures will be taken every Wednesday from 11:00am to 1:00pm.

Schedule: Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Mar 13 2019.
Seniors registering at home

Soon we will post our 2nd Quarter 2019 Class Schedule in the Lobby Building B.

“Current Participants" must register for all classes offered during the 2nd Quarter of 2019.

Benson 2nd Qtr. Class Registration Dates:

At Home Online Registration

  • March 11-13, 2019
  • Opens 9:00 am (Mon.) 3/11
  • Closes 12:00 pm on (Wed.) 3/13

In Facility Online Registration

  • March 18-20, 2019
  • Opens 9:00 am (Mon.) 3/18
  • Lunch Break each day 12:00-1:30 pm
  • Registration Reopens 1:30-3:30 pm

Staff will be available to answer questions, and provide assistance during this time.

  • Classes begin (Mon.) 4/1/2019

Your membership application must be updated “annually,” please bring “current” proof of residency when updating.
To register for upcoming classes please bring your Benson identification card with you.

Benson Class Registration Process 2nd Quarter 2019 (instructions) in a pdf format, for download and/or viewing click here:
Registration Process 2nd Quarter 2019

Benson Class Registration Guidelines


HEALTH & FITNESS

Aquatics Classes

  • Participants can only register for 1 aquatics class during registration.
    • Classes are held on Mon. & Wed. or Tue. & Thu.
    • Participants signed up for more than one aquatics class will be withdrawn at Coordinator’s discretion.
  • Participants will not be allowed to enter class after the warm-up exercises are complete.
  • Participants that are new to water aerobics are required to register for an introductory course before registering for advanced courses.
    • Introductory courses – Arthritis (Basic), Water Fitness I, Water Walking.

Land Fitness Classes

  • Proper attire is required:
    • Comfortable clothing that allows for ample arm and leg movement. No short-shorts or see-through garments.
    • Athletic, closed toe shoes with rubber soles.
    • For Yoga, participants may go bare footed or wear specifically designed yoga socks with floor grips.
    • Please do not wear strong perfumes.
  • There are 3 Circuit Training Classes with a limited number of participants:
    Mon & Wed @ 11, Tue & Thu @ 10, and Tue & Thu @ 11.
    Please register for only 1 session however participation is required both days of the week.
    • Participants signed up for more than one Circuit Training Class will be withdrawn at Coordinator’s discretion.

LIFE ENRICHMENT

ART CLASSES

  • Participants are not allowed to register for more than two (2) art classes within the same quarter (painting, drawing, and fiber/silk dye and craft classes).
    • Participants signed up for more than two art classes will be withdrawn at Coordinator’s discretion.
  • Participants can only sign up for 1 session of a class that offers two sessions within the same quarter. However, if there is space available in the later session participants will be able to register for that class at the discretion of the instructor.
    • Participants signed up for more than 1 session will be withdrawn at Coordinator’s discretion.
  • Participants may only sign up for one level of a class per quarter.
    For example: you may sign up for only one level of Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced courses per quarter.
    • Participants signed up for more than one level will be withdrawn at Coordinator’s discretion.
  • Participants who want to advance to the next level of class should at least have taken one quarter of the beginner course.
    • Participants who have not satisfied a beginner course will be withdrawn at Coordinator’s discretion.

If you wish, you can download a pdf copy of the above Benson Class Registration Guidelines here:
Benson Class Registration Guidelines


Schedule: Monday, March 11, 2019 - 9:00am to Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Benson Center Breakfast

Unless we are closed, we serve breakfast from Monday to Friday.

Schedule: Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:30am to 9:30am
Repeats every week every Monday and every Tuesday and every Wednesday and every Thursday and every Friday until Fri Mar 22 2019 except Mon Dec 17 2018, Tue Dec 18 2018, Wed Dec 19 2018, Thu Dec 20 2018, Fri Dec 21 2018, Mon Dec 24 2018, Tue Dec 25 2018, Tue Jan 01 2019, Mon Jan 21 2019, Mon Feb 18 2019.
Location: Multi Purpose Dining Hall
Benson Center Lunch

Unless we are closed, we serve lunch from Monday to Friday, from noon until 1:30pm.

Schedule: Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Repeats every week every Monday and every Tuesday and every Wednesday and every Thursday and every Friday until Fri Mar 22 2019 except Mon Dec 17 2018, Tue Dec 18 2018, Wed Dec 19 2018, Thu Dec 20 2018, Fri Dec 21 2018, Mon Dec 24 2018, Tue Dec 25 2018, Tue Jan 01 2019, Mon Jan 21 2019, Mon Feb 18 2019.
Location: Multi Purpose Dining Hall
Fulton County auto tags service

Fulton County Seniors (55+, Fulton County residents only) are able to get their Auto Tags and Handicap Stickers taken care of every Monday and Wednesday from 10:00am to 1:00pm and 2:00pm to 3:00pm at The Benson Center.

The location is next door to the doctor’s office in building B.
Elijah Matthews Coordinator. 

Schedule: Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Repeats every week every Monday and every Wednesday until Wed Mar 27 2019 except Mon Dec 24 2018, Tue Jan 01 2019, Mon Jan 21 2019, Mon Feb 18 2019.
Fulton County auto tags service

Fulton County Seniors (55+, Fulton County residents only) are able to get their Auto Tags and Handicap Stickers taken care of every Monday and Wednesday from 10:00am to 1:00pm and 2:00pm to 3:00pm at The Benson Center.

The location is next door to the doctor’s office in building B.
Elijah Matthews Coordinator. 

Schedule: Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Repeats every week every Monday and every Wednesday until Wed Mar 27 2019 except Mon Dec 24 2018, Tue Jan 01 2019, Mon Jan 21 2019, Mon Feb 18 2019.
Free Blood Pressure Check

Every Tuesday, Ms. Frances Katapodis and Ms. Audrey Valley, from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, in the Lobby of building B.

Schedule: Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Mar 19 2019 except Tue Dec 18 2018, Tue Dec 25 2018, Tue Jan 01 2019.
Bowling

Join us at Stars & Strikes  for a “Senior Bowling League.”
$5 pays for shoe rental, three games, complimentary coffee, and much more.
Meet us every Wednesday at 10:00am.

Location:
8767 Roswell Road
Sandy Springs, GA 30350

See Nicole in the fitness center for more information or call 404/612-2306 

Schedule: Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Mar 27 2019.
Women

An on-going group for women to experience support, and bond with other women in a safe, compassionate environment.
Group Facilitator, Nicole Wyche, MACC, NCC, LAPC.
Sign up in the fitness center.
This program is not taking new members at this time.
Every Wednesday from 10:00am to 11:00am

Schedule: Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Mar 20 2019 except Wed Dec 19 2018, Wed Dec 26 2018.
AARP Defensive Driving

On the 4th Thursday of the month, from 9:00am to 4:00pm, AARP Defensive Driving Class.
Fee: $15 for AARP Members, $20 for Non-members.
Signup at the receptionist desk to attend.

AARP Defensive Driving 2019 Course Schedule and instructor:

February 28   Warren
March  28   Jerry
April 25   Warren
May 30   Jerry
June 27   Warren
July 25   Jerry
August 29   Warren
September 26   Jerry
October 31   Warren
November 14   Jerry
December 5   Warren

 

Schedule: Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Repeats every month on the fourth Thursday until Thu Mar 28 2019 except Thu Dec 27 2018.
Location: Conference Room A and B
Morning

Check Movie page for current movies.

Schedule: Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 10:00am
Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Mar 21 2019.
Morning

Check Movie page for current movies.

Schedule: Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 1:15pm
Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Mar 21 2019.
Medical Clinic

Every Thursday, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, Medical Center in Building B.
L & H Internal Medicine, P.C., Dr. Liza L. Hasso, M.D.
Call 404 612 2358 for an appointment.
Walk-ins are welcomed. 

Schedule: Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Mar 28 2019.
Class Registration at the Benson Center

Soon we will post our 2nd Quarter 2019 Class Schedule in the Lobby Building B.

“Current Participants" must register for all classes offered during the 2nd Quarter of 2019.

Benson 2nd Qtr. Class Registration Dates:

At Home Online Registration

  • March 11-13, 2019
  • Opens 9:00 am (Mon.) 3/11
  • Closes 12:00 pm on (Wed.) 3/13

In Facility Online Registration

  • March 18-20, 2019
  • Opens 9:00 am (Mon.) 3/18
  • Lunch Break each day 12:00-1:30 pm
  • Registration Reopens 1:30-3:30 pm

Staff will be available to answer questions, and provide assistance during this time.

  • Classes begin (Mon.) 4/1/2019

Your membership application must be updated “annually,” please bring “current” proof of residency when updating.
To register for upcoming classes please bring your Benson identification card with you.

Benson Class Registration Process 2nd Quarter 2019 (instructions) in a pdf format, for download and/or viewing click here:
Registration Process 2nd Quarter 2019

Benson Class Registration Guidelines


HEALTH & FITNESS

Aquatics Classes

  • Participants can only register for 1 aquatics class during registration.
    • Classes are held on Mon. & Wed. or Tue. & Thu.
    • Participants signed up for more than one aquatics class will be withdrawn at Coordinator’s discretion.
  • Participants will not be allowed to enter class after the warm-up exercises are complete.
  • Participants that are new to water aerobics are required to register for an introductory course before registering for advanced courses.
    • Introductory courses – Arthritis (Basic), Water Fitness I, Water Walking.

Land Fitness Classes

  • Proper attire is required:
    • Comfortable clothing that allows for ample arm and leg movement. No short-shorts or see-through garments.
    • Athletic, closed toe shoes with rubber soles.
    • For Yoga, participants may go bare footed or wear specifically designed yoga socks with floor grips.
    • Please do not wear strong perfumes.
  • There are 3 Circuit Training Classes with a limited number of participants:
    Mon & Wed @ 11, Tue & Thu @ 10, and Tue & Thu @ 11.
    Please register for only 1 session however participation is required both days of the week.
    • Participants signed up for more than one Circuit Training Class will be withdrawn at Coordinator’s discretion.

LIFE ENRICHMENT

ART CLASSES

  • Participants are not allowed to register for more than two (2) art classes within the same quarter (painting, drawing, and fiber/silk dye and craft classes).
    • Participants signed up for more than two art classes will be withdrawn at Coordinator’s discretion.
  • Participants can only sign up for 1 session of a class that offers two sessions within the same quarter. However, if there is space available in the later session participants will be able to register for that class at the discretion of the instructor.
    • Participants signed up for more than 1 session will be withdrawn at Coordinator’s discretion.
  • Participants may only sign up for one level of a class per quarter.
    For example: you may sign up for only one level of Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced courses per quarter.
    • Participants signed up for more than one level will be withdrawn at Coordinator’s discretion.
  • Participants who want to advance to the next level of class should at least have taken one quarter of the beginner course.
    • Participants who have not satisfied a beginner course will be withdrawn at Coordinator’s discretion.

If you wish, you can download a pdf copy of the above Benson Class Registration Guidelines here:
Benson Class Registration Guidelines


Schedule: Monday, March 18, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Repeats every day until Wed Mar 20 2019.
Location: Computer Lab
Class Registration at the Benson Center

Soon we will post our 2nd Quarter 2019 Class Schedule in the Lobby Building B.

“Current Participants" must register for all classes offered during the 2nd Quarter of 2019.

Benson 2nd Qtr. Class Registration Dates:

At Home Online Registration

  • March 11-13, 2019
  • Opens 9:00 am (Mon.) 3/11
  • Closes 12:00 pm on (Wed.) 3/13

In Facility Online Registration

  • March 18-20, 2019
  • Opens 9:00 am (Mon.) 3/18
  • Lunch Break each day 12:00-1:30 pm
  • Registration Reopens 1:30-3:30 pm

Staff will be available to answer questions, and provide assistance during this time.

  • Classes begin (Mon.) 4/1/2019

Your membership application must be updated “annually,” please bring “current” proof of residency when updating.
To register for upcoming classes please bring your Benson identification card with you.

Benson Class Registration Process 2nd Quarter 2019 (instructions) in a pdf format, for download and/or viewing click here:
Registration Process 2nd Quarter 2019

Benson Class Registration Guidelines


HEALTH & FITNESS

Aquatics Classes

  • Participants can only register for 1 aquatics class during registration.
    • Classes are held on Mon. & Wed. or Tue. & Thu.
    • Participants signed up for more than one aquatics class will be withdrawn at Coordinator’s discretion.
  • Participants will not be allowed to enter class after the warm-up exercises are complete.
  • Participants that are new to water aerobics are required to register for an introductory course before registering for advanced courses.
    • Introductory courses – Arthritis (Basic), Water Fitness I, Water Walking.

Land Fitness Classes

  • Proper attire is required:
    • Comfortable clothing that allows for ample arm and leg movement. No short-shorts or see-through garments.
    • Athletic, closed toe shoes with rubber soles.
    • For Yoga, participants may go bare footed or wear specifically designed yoga socks with floor grips.
    • Please do not wear strong perfumes.
  • There are 3 Circuit Training Classes with a limited number of participants:
    Mon & Wed @ 11, Tue & Thu @ 10, and Tue & Thu @ 11.
    Please register for only 1 session however participation is required both days of the week.
    • Participants signed up for more than one Circuit Training Class will be withdrawn at Coordinator’s discretion.

LIFE ENRICHMENT

ART CLASSES

  • Participants are not allowed to register for more than two (2) art classes within the same quarter (painting, drawing, and fiber/silk dye and craft classes).
    • Participants signed up for more than two art classes will be withdrawn at Coordinator’s discretion.
  • Participants can only sign up for 1 session of a class that offers two sessions within the same quarter. However, if there is space available in the later session participants will be able to register for that class at the discretion of the instructor.
    • Participants signed up for more than 1 session will be withdrawn at Coordinator’s discretion.
  • Participants may only sign up for one level of a class per quarter.
    For example: you may sign up for only one level of Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced courses per quarter.
    • Participants signed up for more than one level will be withdrawn at Coordinator’s discretion.
  • Participants who want to advance to the next level of class should at least have taken one quarter of the beginner course.
    • Participants who have not satisfied a beginner course will be withdrawn at Coordinator’s discretion.

If you wish, you can download a pdf copy of the above Benson Class Registration Guidelines here:
Benson Class Registration Guidelines


Schedule: Monday, March 18, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Repeats every day until Wed Mar 20 2019.
Location: Computer Lab

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