Live now, age later!

The Senior Enrichment Center is the premier place for the fun and over 50 to gather and participate in recreational, cultural and educational programs. Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 am-5 pm

There are activities for every taste at the Senior Enrichment Center. Check out the events listed below, and call 941-749-0100 or stop by for more details.

For the April Newsletter, click here. For the April Calendar, click here.

Become a Member of our Senior Enrichment Center! Members get discounted pricing on special events, services, fitness center use, and classes, and memberships can be purchased for a monthly or yearly basis. Call 941-749-0100 today. Click here for the brochure in PDF format.

Renaissance on 9th is now entirely smoke-free. Please refrain from smoking on property.


The Senior Enrichment Center is now in partnership with the Senior Advantage Program of Manatee Memorial Hospital. The relationship is a great benefit for both groups’ members! You now have the opportunity to enjoy more health seminars, screenings, and news relevant to you, along with fun social activities and special events. Listed activities will take place at either Manatee Memorial Hospital or at Renaissance on 9th. Feel free to call the Senior Advantage information line at Manatee Memorial Hospital (941-745-7548) or ask for details at Renaissance on 9th (941-749-0100).


Coming Up - Members & Guests Welcome!




Only $8 per person

     NEW! A fun, informative club for the life-long learner in all of us.

  • Enjoy a delicious meal
  • Meet new friends
  • Participate in discussions led by a featured guest speaker each week
  • Explore different topics – travel, entertainment, Medicare, healthy living finances, and more!

     Join us on Fridays at Renaissance on 9th from 11 am - 12:30 pm.
     1816 9th St W, Bradenton FL 34205.
     To register contact Sheila at 941-747-4655 or

     The Lunch Club also meets on Tuesdays from 11 am - 12:30 pm at Lakewood Ranch Town Hall.

Free Series, "Managing Your Diabetes" Presented by Walgreens

Wednesday, April 2, 9, 16, 23, 2-4pm

Join us for an informative series led by a Walgreens pharmacist. This Conversation Map education session is designed to help you discover what you want and need to know about managing your diabetes or that of a
loved one. Seating is limited. RSVP to Audrey Mills at 941-749-1561.

Renaissance on 9th will be closed on the following dates in April:

Friday, April 11

Friday, April 18

Manatee Players Show and Bistro Lunch

Wednesday, April 16, 8-10am

Join us for lunch and enjoy a performance by the Manatee Players DraMature group. Cost is $10 per person, which includes lunch and the show. RSVP by April 15 to 941-749-0100.

Pancake Breakfast

Friday, April 25, 8-10am

Don’t miss our monthly Pancake Feast! This month’s Signature Flavor is Banana Nut, which will be offered in addition to our Traditional Buttermilk pancakes. Public is welcome, so bring friends and family! Cost is $4 for SEC Members and $5 for Non-Members.

Friday Night Dance Party with 107.9

Friday, April 25, 7-10pm

Join the 107.9 WSRZ morning crew's David Jones for a Friday Night Dance Party at Renaissance on 9th! Food and Drink available for purchase. For more information, call 941-749-0100.

Movie & A Meal

Tuesday, April 29, 1pm

This month’s feature film is “Saving Mr. Banks”, starring Tom Hanks as Walt Disney. Cost is $6 for SEC Members and $8 for Non-Members (Gratuity not included). RSVP by April 28.

to 941-749-0100. Please note: payment due at time of reservation, meals not available after RSVP date, and no refunds for cancellations.

Movie Meal Choices:

- Bistro salad w/ grilled chicken

- Quiche with fresh fruit

- Cup of Soup and Half Sandwich


Music, Classes, Games & Fun

LIVE MUSIC AND DANCING - Mondays from 1-3 pm.

Join us for live music and dancing every Monday from 1-3 pm in the Turner Ballroom featuring the Just Friends Band. FREE and open to the public.




Knitting & Crochet - Every Friday at 11 am. Members FREE; non-members $2 per class.

Scrap Booking & Card Making - Every Thursday at 1 pm. Members $5 Nonmembers $7

CARDS & GAMES - Members: FREE, nonmembers $2 unless otherwise noted

Do you like to play Euchre? Call 941-749-0100 and let us know, we are looking for players!

Cribbage – Wednesdays at 10 am

Bridge – Wednesdays at 12:30 pm

Mah Jong – Thursdays at 1 pm

Pinochle - Fridays at 1 pm

Billiards - Tables are available during operating hours. Members FREE; non-members: $2.

AAA Mature Driving Class: Reduce your insurance rates! See the monthly newsletter for details. To register, call Debbie Sheppard at AAA, 941-798-2221 x2263.


Italian Study Group led by David Montgomery- Wednesdays at 10:15am.

Members: FREE; Non-Members: $2 per class.


Dance & Fitness Fun

WELCOME SILVER SNEAKERS! We now accept Silver Sneakers members and offer Silver Sneakers Yoga on Mondays at 11:00 am, Silver Sneakers Classic on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 am and Silver Sneakers Cardio on Wednesdays at 1 pm. Free for Silver Sneakers, $5 for SEC members and $7 for guests. Call to inquire about how to become a Silver Sneakers member.

BALLROOM DANCE CLASS - Beginning and Intermediate

Enjoy learning the basic steps to popular ballroom dances: Waltz, Swing, Rumba, Salsa, and more.
Ballroom Dance I (Beginners) Tuesdays, 10:45-11:45am
Ballroom Dance II (Intermediate) Thursdays, 10:45-11:45am

$5.50 per class for Members, $7.50 per class for Non-members

LINE DANCING CLASS - Have a wonderful time while groovin' to a little country music.

Mondays, 9am-noon

Tuesdays, 5:30-7pm
Members: Free, Non-members: $5 per class or $15 per month.


Silver Sneakers Classic, Tuesdays & Thursdays at 10:30 am

Silver Sneakers Yoga, Mondays at 11:00am
Silver Sneakers: FREE, Members: $5, Non-Members: $7

WALKING WORKS: Get fit with friends and walk Renaissance on 9th. Tues & Fri, 9 am, FREE.


Fitness Center, Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. *Orientation required before first time using the fitness center. See front desk for available times.

Silver Sneakers Classic, Tuesdays & Thursdays at 10:30 am

Silver Sneakers Yoga, Mondays at 11:00am

NEW! Silver Sneakers Cardio, Wednesdays at 1pm
Silver Sneakers: FREE, Members: $5, Non-Members: $7


Tai Chi for Balance at 1pm and 1:45pm. Members: FREE, Non-Members: $5

Evening Tai Chi classes on Tuesdays & Thursdays at 5:30 pm. $25 per month.

Registration required: 941-749-0100.

GET FIT! We have great pricing at our fitness center: Members monthly pay-as-you-go is now only $10, and nonmembers pay just $15. To use our well-equipped fitness center, you must complete a one-time orientation for $50 and provide a doctor’s signature indicating that you are physically able. Questions? Call 941-749-0100.

For more information please contact us at:

Renaissance on 9th, 1816 9th Street West, Bradenton, FL 34205

Located just south of Manatee Ave West, across from McKechnie Field

PHONE: 941-749-0100, FAX: 941-749-0110

When you enjoy the goods or services at Renaissance on 9th,
you support the programs of

Meals on Wheels PLUS and The Food Bank of Manatee.