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Who We Are:

RHSC is a community center for Rowan County residents age 55+ to meet and enjoy social, physical, and intellectual interests and learn of outreach services for Older Adults. We were named North Carolina’s first Senior Center of Excellence and the first Senior Center in NC nationally accredited.

We are where Older Adults go to have fun!

Eligibility for Participation:

Rufty-Holmes Senior Center is intended for active older adults who can take care of their own personal needs; and fully participate in programs, activities and services offered through the Center. 

Rufty-Holmes Senior Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.


Rufty-Holmes Senior Center is a non-profit organization that provides a focal point for aging resources and opportunities to extend independent living & enrich the quality of life for Rowan County older adults.

Days and Hours of Operation

  • Monday 8:00AM - 8:00PM

  • Tuesday 8:00AM - 5:00PM

  • Wednesday 8:00AM - 5:00PM

  • Thursday 8:00AM - 5:00PM

  • Friday 8:00AM - 5:00PM

  • Saturday Hours for special events as advertised

  • Sunday Hours for special events as advertised


Rufty-Holmes Senior Center is conveniently located at 1120 Martin Luther King Jr Avenue South, directly across the street from the Jaycee Optimist Sports Complex.

From I-85, take Exit 76 for East Innes Street to Martin Luther King Jr Avenue South, and turn left.  In about 1 mile, our center will be on the right.  Plenty of parking is available.

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