Al Wilke Community Center, 6150 S. Main St., Hastings, FL 32145
Contact Lorain Vinson

Monday, Wednesday & Friday

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch served: 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m


If you would like transportation to the Hastings Senior Center, please click here for the application form.

Fill out the form and submit it to COA’s Lorain Vinson at lvinson@coasjc.org, or deliver it to her attention at the Hastings Senior Center at 6150 S. Main St., Hastings, FL 32145.

“Do not regret growing older. It is a privilege denied to many.”


Thanks to a partnership with Bishop Cave at The Lord’s Temple, Council on Aging is able to provide a Community Senior Center for those over the age of 60 in Hastings!

Join us every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the AI Wilke Community Center (6150 S. Main St., Hastings, FL 32145) for an array of activities, events, and programs. We provide a healthy and delicious lunch, games, fitness classes, educational classes, arts and crafts, and opportunities for socialization.

Check out a few of our activities below and click on our calendar tab to see more. Or call 904-729-9161.

Join us for our Grand Opening Open House!

COA’s Announces Grand Opening of New Hastings Community Senior Center on June 25, 2022

Council on Aging (COA) invites the public to attend the Grand Opening of their new Al Wilke Community Senior Center at 6150 Main Street in Hastings, FL, at an open house celebration on Saturday, June 25, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Grand Opening will celebrate the move to the new location and the eighth anniversary of the opening of the Hastings COA center in 2014 with a special presentation at 11:00 a.m.

The Hastings Community Grand Opening entertainment has been arranged by the Rotary Club of Hastings, District 6970, and the event will include food, music, other vendors, a bounce house/slide sponsored by Island Doctors, and a Celebrity Dunk Tank. Attendees of the open house are invited to enjoy a chance to win a door prize.

“This will be part of a great, family-friendly community event,” explained senior center coordinator Lorain Vinson. “We invite you to come see what we have to offer at our new facility. Mingle with your neighbors, sign up for lunch or an activity, or make a request for what YOU would like to see at your local senior center. We’re having fun—we want you to join us!”

The new Hastings Community Senior Center is located at 6150 South Main Street in Hastings.

For questions, please contact COA’s Lorain Vinson at (904)729-9161 or via email at lvinson@stjohnscoa.com.

Come Socialize

Are you looking for a place to make friends in Hastings? If so, come to the The Lord’s Temple at 140 Gilmore Street, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. We have a lot going on here! See our calendar for the upcoming events.

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Coffee, Chat, Puzzles, & Games!

Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 10:00 a.m.

Rain or Shine!

The Hastings Senior Center and the St. Johns County Master Gardeners have partnered to create a Produce and Pollinator Garden at the Harris Center is Hastings! Members of the COA Council on Aging’s Hastings Senior Center are making their garden grow – and having a great time together!

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Wheel-barrel of planted plants