Helping others remain active & independent

In case of inclement weather and Barre school closings, BASC is closed. Please check your WDEV, WVPR or other local listings for the most up-to-date information!

How do you become a member of BASC?

Anyone who is 50 or older and lives in Central Vermont is welcome to become a member of BASC! We ask for a small donation of $25 per year which entitles you to many no and low-cost programs, as well as a discount on our bus trips.

BASC partners with other community organizations where you also receive a discount when you are a BASC member, such as Jazzercise and the Rehab Gym in Barre, VT.

Stop in to obtain a membership application, click the link below or call us to have one mailed to you.

Every penny counts!

Barre Area Senior Center appreciates the community’s support to make our program as successful as possible.

Great food

Meals every Tuesday

Every Tuesday is lunch day prepared by Chef Bob from The Galley.  Call by Monday of each week to have your name put on the reservation list.  Only $6 for a delicious meal with drinks and dessert included.  Call 479-9512 for menu.  Your payment helps fund the Meals on Wheels program!

Natural healing remedies

T’ai Chi for Falls Prevention and More!

Barre Area Senior Center is very fortunate to have two talented T’ai Chi instructors.  Diane teaches Tuesdays at 2:15 p.m. and Saturdays at 10:00 a.m.  David teaches an advanced class Thursdays at 2:00 p.m.  Want to know more about how to prevent falls before they happen? Join in and explore the benefits of Tai Chi. No charge for members of BASC.  Open to the public for those 50 and older.  Call 479-9512 for more information.

Move around with


Currently, we have two types of dancing for your enjoyment!  Square dancing is on Wednesdays at 2 p.m. with Steve, who is a talented caller and instructor.  By donation and open to the public for those 50 and over.  Grab a friend and stop in.  Loads of fun and no pressure. Please register! Special note for Square Dancing for Wednesday, Dec. 13th: class is cancelled this week and will resume next week with the planned holiday potluck at 1 p.m. 

Also, on Wednesdays at 3:30, we offer line dancing taught by Cheryl, who is very experienced and has a great sense of humor.  Whether you are new to line dancing or a seasoned dancer, we welcome you! No partner needed.  Lots of fun, laughs, fun music…and no pressure!  Only $5 per class.

Call 479-9512 for information…or just drop in!