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.

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

Your identification cards will be ready in a week.
 

Schedule:
Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Mar 13 2019.
Seniors registering at home

We will post our 2nd Quarter 2019 Class Schedule in the Lobby of Building B.

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

You can also view or download a pdf copy of our 2nd Quarter 2019 Class Schedule (v190306a) here:
2nd Quarter Class Schedule

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.

Drop/Add Class Registration Period is April 1 to April 19

Classes begin Monday April 1st

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    • Participants signed up for more than one aquatics class will be withdrawn at Coordinator’s discretion.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:
Benson Center Breakfast

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

Schedule: Monday, March 25, 2019 - 8:30am to 9:30am
Repeats every week every Monday and every Tuesday and every Wednesday and every Thursday and every Friday until Mon Dec 30 2019 except Mon Feb 18 2019, Wed Mar 27 2019, Thu Mar 28 2019, Fri Mar 29 2019, Mon May 27 2019, Thu Jul 04 2019, Mon Sep 02 2019, Mon Oct 14 2019, Mon Nov 11 2019, Thu Nov 28 2019, Fri Nov 29 2019, Tue Dec 24 2019, Wed Dec 25 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: Monday, March 25, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Repeats every week every Monday and every Tuesday and every Wednesday and every Thursday and every Friday until Mon Dec 30 2019 except Mon Jan 21 2019, Mon Feb 18 2019, Wed Mar 27 2019, Thu Mar 28 2019, Fri Mar 29 2019, Mon May 27 2019, Thu Jul 04 2019, Mon Sep 02 2019, Mon Oct 14 2019, Mon Nov 11 2019, Thu Nov 28 2019, Fri Nov 29 2019, Tue Dec 24 2019, Wed Dec 25 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: Monday, March 25, 2019 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Repeats every week every Monday and every Wednesday until Mon Dec 23 2019 except Mon Feb 18 2019, Mon May 27 2019, Mon Sep 02 2019, Mon Oct 14 2019, Mon Nov 11 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: Monday, March 25, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Repeats every week every Monday and every Wednesday until Mon Dec 30 2019 except Mon Jan 21 2019, Mon Feb 18 2019, Mon May 27 2019, Thu Jul 04 2019, Mon Sep 02 2019, Mon Oct 14 2019, Mon Nov 11 2019, Thu Nov 28 2019, Fri Nov 29 2019, Tue Dec 24 2019, Wed Dec 25 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, March 26, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Dec 17 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, March 27, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Dec 18 2019 except Wed Dec 25 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, March 27, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Dec 18 2019 except Thu Nov 28 2019.
Location: Adult Day Lounge I
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:

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, March 28, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Repeats every month on the fourth Thursday until Thu Dec 05 2019 except Thu Aug 22 2019, Thu Oct 24 2019, Thu Nov 28 2019. Also includes Thu May 30 2019, Thu Aug 29 2019, Thu Oct 31 2019, Thu Nov 14 2019, Thu Dec 05 2019.
Location: Conference Room A and B
Morning

Check Movie page for current movies.

Schedule: Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 10:00am
Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Dec 26 2019 except Thu Mar 28 2019, Thu Jun 27 2019, Thu Jul 04 2019, Thu Sep 26 2019, Thu Nov 28 2019.
Morning

Check Movie page for current movies.

Schedule: Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 1:15pm
Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Dec 26 2019 except Thu Mar 28 2019, Thu Jun 27 2019, Thu Jul 04 2019, Thu Sep 26 2019, Thu Nov 28 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, March 28, 2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Mar 28 2019.
Class Registration at the Benson Center

We will post our 2nd Quarter 2019 Class Schedule in the Lobby of Building B.

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

You can also view or download a pdf copy of our 2nd Quarter 2019 Class Schedule (v190306a) here:
2nd Quarter Class Schedule

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.

Drop/Add Class Registration Period is April 1 to April 19

Classes begin Monday April 1st

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:
Repeats every day until Wed Mar 20 2019.
Location: Computer Lab
Class Registration at the Benson Center

We will post our 2nd Quarter 2019 Class Schedule in the Lobby of Building B.

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

You can also view or download a pdf copy of our 2nd Quarter 2019 Class Schedule (v190306a) here:
2nd Quarter Class Schedule

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.

Drop/Add Class Registration Period is April 1 to April 19

Classes begin Monday April 1st

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:
Repeats every day until Wed Mar 20 2019.
Location: Computer Lab

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