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Resources to help locate recreational opportunities in Amarillo.

1400 Streit Street, Amarillo TX 79106

Phone: (806) 352-6513

Don’t miss this lush landscaped gardens in the middle of the Texas Panhandle featuring the sights, sounds and fragrances of the Mary E. Bivins Tropical Conservatory, bursting with a collection of exotic plants. Explore four acres of seasonal outdoor themed plantings such as fragrance, butterfly, Japanese gardens. Special events, classes, exhibits, and rental facilities also available.

401 S Buchanan, Amarillo TX 79101

Phone: (806) 378-3096

Comprised of the Amarillo Civic Center and the Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts, the Amarillo Civic Center Complex is the primary meeting place for over 300,000 residents living in the Texas Panhandle.

2019 Civic Circle, Amarillo TX 79109

Phone: (806) 355-9991

Amarillo Little Theatre is  dedicated to the promotion and furtherance of live, nonprofit community theatre as an art form, stressing local and area participation in every facet of theatre production.

P.O. Box 447, Amarillo TX 79178

Phone: (806) 371-5340

Amarillo Master Chorale is a select adult ensemble that performs outstanding choral music in the Amarillo community.

2200 S Van Buren, Amarillo TX 79109

Phone: (806) 371-5050

The Amarillo Museum of Art is accredited and is dedicated to enriching the lives of the diverse people of the Texas Panhandle area, bringing them together for the experience of art through exhibitions, education and collections.

2223 S Van Buren, Amarillo TX 79109

Phone: (806) 372-7464

Offering several original, classical and contemporary operas each year in both traditional and non-traditional settings, The Amarillo Opera is committed to developing the next generation of American operatic artists thus making sure that the Texas Panhandle plays an important role in the future of opera in America.

413 SE 4th, Amarillo TX 79101

Phone: (806) 378-3054 

A member of the Harrington Library Consortium. the Amarillo Public Library System consists of a Central (Downtown) Library and four branches, serving well over 2,000 people every day.  In addition to library services, the libraries also offer education classes, computer classes, job and business services.  The four branches are the North, East, Southwest and Northwest.

1220 Polk, Amarillo TX 79101

Phone: (806) 374-5500

Amarillo Senior Citizens Association (ASCA) serves as a focal point for the delivery of services to older adults. Activities and a noon meal are offered Monday-Friday and activities alone are available each Saturday.  Members and visitors alike enjoy dominoes, cards, pool and table tennis, just to name a few. 

301 S Polk #700, Amarillo TX 79101

Phone: (806) 376-8782

The Amarillo Symphony enriches life in the Texas Panhandle through great orchestral performance and educational and community engagement.

3701 Plains Blvd, Amarillo TX 79102

Phone: (806) 310-2600

Arts in the Sunset features a variety of fine art galleries highlighted by First Friday Art Walk on the first Friday of each month.

601 S Buchanan, Room 201 (City Hall), Amarillo TX 79101

Phone: (806) 378-3036

Department within the City of Amarillo municipality offering Parks, Recreation, Golf, Tennis, Senior Services, Special Events, Adult Athletics, Aquatics and much more!

601 S. Buchanan, Amarillo TX 79101

Phone: (806) 378-3036

The Senior Softball Association is open to ball players who are age 50+.  The season begins with tryouts in March and ends with an end-of-season tournament in September.  Contact Parks and Recreation with the City of Amarillo for more information.

3306 6th Avenue, Amarillo TX 79106

Phone: (806) 236-3545

Chamber Music Amarillo fosters an appreciation for chamber music by engaging and inspiring individuals, families and communities through unsurpassed, live, intimate music experiences.

7900 SW 81st Avenue, Amarillo TX 79119

Phone: (806) 355-1091

Amarillo's only manufactured home community dedicated to active adults 55+. 

1200 Streit Drive, Amarillo TX 79106

Phone: (806) 355-9547

The Don Harrington Discovery Center and Space Theater makes science exciting, relevant and interesting to all types of learners by providing interactive exhibits and programs that actively engage children, adolescents and their families.

Hilltop Senior Center

1311 N Taylor, Amarillo TX 79107

Phone: (806) 376-9511

Hilltop Senior Center provides assistance to seniors and the community in the form of transportation, small repairs, a food pantry, recreation, a yearly health fair and CPR classes.  Hilltop is also a Congregate Meal Site.

3218 Hobbs, Amarillo TX 79109

Phone: (806) 372-2463

The Lone Star Ballet contributes to the education, culture, and entertainment for the Panhandle through the art of dance instruction and ballet performances.

11450 State Hwy Park Rd 5, Canyon TX 79015

Phone: (512) 389-8900 

Palo Duro Canyon, just south of Amarillo, is the second largest canyon in the U.S.  The Canyon provides opportunities for hiking, biking, camping, horse back riding and hosts the outdoor musical, Texas.

2503 4th Avenue, Canyon TX 79015

Phone: (806) 651-2244

PPHM is a museum dedicated to one thing: the history of the Panhandle-Plains region. Inside PPHM, themed exhibitions include those that showcase paleontology, archaeology, textiles, classic cars, petroleum, the Old West and a renowned art collection.

The Racket Lounge is an educational website designed to expose the wonderful games of tennis, table tennis (“ping pong”), racquetball, squash and pickleball  to general audience.  The site features articles, rules for each game, and helpful information about equipment.

Senior Olympics is a national senior games association.  The local Amarillo contact for those interested in participating in Senior Olympics is Karen Roberts.

Phone: 920-666-1959 

Senior Planet is a distinctive, diverse collection of people aged 60 and older who are busy changing the way we age by embracing opportunities to reshape our lives, connect with and help one another, and change the world for the better —all while learning, growing, and having fun!  The Senior Planet site offers daily online free activities including exercise, crafts, games and technology instruction.

203 SW 8th Ave, Ste 400, Amarillo, TX 79101

Phone: (806) 374-7171

Special Olympics provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.

1514 5th Ave, Canyon TX 79015

Phone: (806) 655-2181

A musical romance of Texas Panhandle history, Texas Outdoor Musical tells the story of Texas during the summer in Palo Duro Canyon.

1330 NW 18th Ave, Amarillo, TX 79107

Phone: (806) 803-9785

The Warford Activity Center offers an updated indoor pool, multi-use aerobic/dance/fitness studio, weight and cardio room, a commercial kitchen, pickleball court, gymnasium, multi-purpose classrooms and a computer lab.  A Senior member discount is offered!

1615 S Roberts, Amarillo TX 79102

Phone: (806) 372-7960

The Wesley Community Center provides free senior programming to residents who meet low-income HUD eligibility guidelines.  Programming includes social and recreational activities, daily lunch, educational access and a monthly USDA Commodity box from the Food Bank and transportation.  

2301 N Soncy Rd, Amarillo TX 79124

Phone: (806) 352-6007

The Wildcat Bluff Nature Center is a 640 acre nature center with hiking trails, historical information, adventure and new discoveries.  

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