Wilton Manors, Florida, offers a warm climate year-round, perfect for staying fit and active during retirement. Discover fitness centers, pools, yoga classes, walking trails, and parks in Wilton Manors and nearby Fort Lauderdale.
With an average annual high temperature of 73 degrees and an average low temperature of 64 degrees, you can enjoy many outdoor activities with indoor options for hot, humid, or rainy days.
Best Beaches, Parks, Water Activities, and Walking Trails for Retirees in Wilton Manors and Fort Lauderdale
Island City Park Preserve | 823 NE 28th St, Wilton Manors
This unique park provides many options to stay active, like the elevated walkway, fishing pier, basketball court, and picnic pavilions. You’ll also find a kayak and canoe launch for water enthusiasts.
Colohatchee Park | 1975 NE 15th Ave, Wilton Manors
Enjoy an accessible, paved walking trail through this 8.5-acre park, or take advantage of the scenic elevated walkway through the wetland areas of the Middle River. Pack a lunch for a picnic under the pavilion or take in a few exercises at the outdoor fitness zone while immersed in the 7-acre mangrove preserve.
On The Waves | 1975 NE 15th Ave, Wilton Manors
Located inside Colohatchee Park lies an opportunity for adventure and fun. Rent a clear kayak or stand-up paddleboard by the hour to cruise along the Middle River. You’ll get an up-close look at the Island City, beautiful mangroves, and, if you’re lucky, manatees!
Hagen Park | 2020 Wilton Dr, Wilton Manors
Athletic seniors will appreciate Hagen Park’s numerous sports activities, including pickleball, basketball, tennis, and volleyball courts. A walking trail and community center are available for less strenuous exercises.
Mickel Park | 2675 NW 7th Ave, Wilton Manors
Open daily from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., this athletic park provides several opportunities to exercise outdoors. Visitors will enjoy the walking trail, fitness equipment stations, softball field, and volleyball court. There are also plenty of shaded canopies to help keep you cool.
Richardson Historic Park and Nature Preserve | 1937 Wilton Dr, Wilton Manors
There is much to see and do at the 5.4-acre Richardson Historic Park and Nature Preserve. Guests can take a stroll on the river boardwalk, observe nature from the observation pier, or walk on the trails to view the natural wildlife and habitats.
Coming Soon: June Krauser Aquatic Center | 550 E Oakland Park Blvd, Wilton Manors
The June Krauser Aquatic Center is coming soon to the Wilton Manors community. Hammerhead Aquatics, a not-for-profit swim club founded by Coach John Grzeszczak, has served over 100,000 swimmers since 2004. The organization is paving the way for the creation of an indoor 50-meter swimming pool and a therapy pool. The aquatic center will also include an indoor training area, lockers, a small café, an outdoor patio, and an event space.
Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Center | 501 Seabreeze Blvd, Fort Lauderdale
The aquatic center, which opened in 1965 and completed major renovations in 2022, is located next to the International Swimming Hall of Fame and offers outdoor daily lap swimming times for adults. Senior daily, 7-day, and 30-day passes are available at a discounted rate.
Fort Lauderdale Beaches | Fort Lauderdale
Nearby Fort Lauderdale Beach provides a scenic opportunity for beach walks and watersport activities. Other beaches worth including in your fitness routine include Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Washingtonia, Las Olas, and Sebastian Street.
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Top Fitness Centers for Seniors in Wilton Manors and Fort Lauderdale
Island City Fitness Center at Hagen Park | 2020 Wilton Dr, Wilton Manors
This fitness center, located inside Hagen Park’s Community Center, has a great selection of senior-friendly equipment, including treadmills, elliptical machines, stationary bikes, and weight machines. Classes geared for older adults include yoga, jazzercise, chair volleyball, brains and balance, and hula dancing.
Fort Lauderdale Beach Yoga & Fitness | 870 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale
Take advantage of the beautiful Fort Lauderdale Beach through weekly classes, including a variety of morning or early evening yoga sessions. Fort Lauderdale Beach Yoga & Fitness also offers private one-on-one or small group training for beginners.
Fit Factor | 916 NE 20th Ave, Fort Lauderdale
Fit Factor specializes in exercise and fitness for active older adults. Opening in 2002, Fit Factor is a private, by-appointment-only facility that focuses on helping seniors meet long-term commitments regardless of injuries, disease, or physical limitations. Programs begin with a complimentary consultation and are followed by one-on-one personal training, small group personal training, and pre-post rehabilitation programs.
Orangetheory Fitness | 2354 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale
Monthly memberships at Orangetheory FItness include a mobile app to track performance and book classes, flexible class times seven days a week, and access to 1,300 studios nationwide. Orangetheory workouts are unique, heart rate-based interval trainings featuring a certified coach that guides you through five different heart rate zones.
The goal of the workout is to spend 12 minutes in “The Orange Zone,” where your elevated heart rate can burn more fat and calories. Training covers rowing, cardio, and strength exercises. Coaches can provide modifications for individuals with injuries or mobility limitations.
Live an Active Lifestyle at Golden Bell Senior Living in Wilton Manors
Wilton Manors, Florida, offers an active lifestyle for older adults ready to retire in a senior living community. Independence Hall and Williamsburg Landing provide an abundance of choices for living options, activity programs, hotel-style dining, and special events.
Residents enjoy numerous amenities and services, including housekeeping and linen services, 24-hour medical security, chauffeured transportation, a library and lounge, and a central communications system. Maintenance-free living gives you time to do everything you want, whether on or off campus.
Golden Bell senior living communities focus on the entire well-being of each resident. You’ll commonly find Yoga, Pilates, and meditation opportunities in our communities for individual residents and groups. Fitness centers and, when available, rehabilitation programs are also offered.
Life at Golden Bell Senior Living
Senior living communities like Golden Bell provide the comforts of home with the added benefits of supportive care, engaging activities, and a maintenance-free lifestyle. With your daily needs met, your loved one will live more independently and have opportunities to meet friends, discover new interests, and live each day to the fullest.
Golden Bell Senior Living offers a full continuum of care, including independent living, assisted living, and respite care. Residents have personalized care plans, are treated like family, and are greeted by name in a warm, welcoming environment.
Amenities and activities include:
- Beautiful accommodations
- Landscaped grounds and gardens
- Community outings
- Recreation and social activities
- Chef-prepared meals
- Scheduled transportation
- Beauty and barber shop
- Housekeeping and maintenance services
Please contact us to learn more about our communities or set up a tour. We’d love to hear from you and are happy to help answer any questions you have about senior living. For more information about choosing senior living, download our complimentary Family Decision Toolkit.