The Branson Community Center is used for a wide range of activities and programs that include dancing, card playing, painting classes, quilting and club meetings. A daily meal program for seniors is also offered at the facility. The Community Center has recently been newly renovated, so come check us out as a great location to hold your wedding reception, family reunion, dance or meeting. The Community Center is also home to the Branson-Hollister Senior Center, the Branson Arts Council and the Don Gardner Par 3 Golf Course.
The Branson Community Center is located at 201 Compton Drive. For information about the center, call Community Center Coordinator Traci Burrow at 417-337-8510. Click on the monthly events calendar to find out about all the activities we have to offer.
Senior Center Lunch Program
Join other fun, friendly faces and share a hot meal with old friends-and meet some new ones! Lunch is served Monday through Friday 11:30am - 12:30pm at the Branson Senior Center (located in the Branson Community Center). Call the Senior Age Agency at 335-4801 or just stop by.
Fee: $3.50 is the suggested donation for ages 60+
$6.00 for anyone under 60
VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED for serving, greeting, and especially for Meals on Wheels home delivery.
Community groups wishing to use the Branson Community Center for meeting space may call the Park Office at 335-2368 for availability. Rental of the center for receptions, parties, and gatherings is available on a first request basis. Please click on the link below to download the rental agreement form. Rental Fees for the Branson Community Center:
Main Hall: 3,500 sq feet; seating up to 80 with tables/chairs $80 for the first 4 hours; $10 for each additional hour.
Classrooms: $10-$20 per hour
Entertainment, Speakers and Games
Stay after lunch to participate in a variety of events to help improve your life, health and happiness. The Senior Center plans special quest speakers once a month on the topics of Health and Nutrition. They also periodically bring in local entertainers to perform during lunch for your entertainment. Every Tuesday, following lunch, all participants are welcome to stay and play Wii Games, lessons provided free of charge.
NEW! Tai Chi Classes!!! Join us for Tai Chi every Wednesday at 10:15am beginning March 1st! Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese internal martial art healing exercise that dates back over 1500 years. The fluid and slow moving forms are practiced daily by millions of people af all ages all over the world! There are many amazing health benefits that can be gained from the practice. It heals and strengthens the body from the inside out. Tai Chi Flyer
NEW! Game Time Tuesdays
Join us Tuesdays after luch for games and fun! We have Scrabble, Checkers, Chess, Yahtzee, Cards, Dominoes, Rummikub, Connect Four, Monopoly and more!!!
Card Players on Wednesdays
Join us for a variety of cards games on Wednesday after lunch!
NEW!! Girls Night Out
Join us each month for a fun project! Please call Traci at 417-337-8510 to reserve your spot! Click here for projects, dates and times!!
Join us for a fun night of scrapping at the Branson Community Center! Crops are usually held the 2nd and 4th Tuesday night of the month from 4pm-9pm. The fee to attend is $5. Bring your supplies and a snack to share! Some scrapbook tools are available for yor to use. Click on the flyer below for more details! Call Traci to reserve your spot at 417-337-8510!
Beginners Crochet Club at the Branson Community Center beginnign September 12th! Class will be held on Mondays at 10:30 am. The class is free to attend but you are required to bring your own supplies. Call Traci to reserve your spot at and for the list of supplies that you will need at 417-337-8510! Click on the flyer below for more details!
Arts, Crafts and Fun Activities
The Branson Community Center offers a wide variety of classes, groups and activities for all ages. We have China and Oil painting for the fine artists and Quilting for those who really like to get "hands on" with their projects.
Branson Art's Council
The Branson Art's Council, is located in the Community Center, has a mission to enhance a greater understanding of the artis in our region by making arts a viable part of the lives of our citizens. Branson Art's Council offers activities such as the annual Art Walk, Summer Art Camp, Hands on Clay, Children's Theatre Workshop and more. Click here to go to their website to find our more information on their programs and dates.
Weight Watchers is a professional weight loss program that is not a diet; it is a program that teaches you to eat right and live healthy. The weekly Weight Watchers program held at the Branson Community Center offers two meeting times to fit your schedule. For more information, call Weight Watchers at 1-800-651-6000. Meeting times are Tuesday morning 9:00am and Wednesday afternoon at 5:00pm.
The Tri Lakes Quilters, under the direction of RoseMary Ford, have done hand quilting for the public since the center opened in 1991. People bring in their quilt tops and the ladies hand stitch them and turn them into family treasures. A nominal fee is charged. Quilters "Have Needle Will Stitch" on Tuesday and Thursday from 8:00am to 12:30pm. Bring in your quilt tops for an estimate!
Ballroom Dance Lessons
Ever want to learn to waltz? Here's your chance. This class includes instruction on the fox trot, waltz, rumba, and swing. Learn to lead and follow with grace and style. Classes are easy and fun for beginners and experienced dancers. Sign up for Ballroom Dance lessons on Thursdays-two sessions available 6:30pm and 8:00pm at the Community Center. Fee is $5.00 per lesson.
Monthly Ballroom Dance
Need to practice your dance lessons? Why not drop-in to our monthly Ballroom Dance on the fourth Saturday of the month from 7:00-10:00pm at the Branson Community Center.
Beginner Mountain Dulcimer Lessons
The Appalachian dulcimer or mountain dulcimer is a fretted string instrument of the zither family, typically with three or four strings. Its origins are in the Appalachian region of the United States. The body extends the length of the fingerboard, and its fretting is generally diatonic. If you would like to learn how to play this instrument or have questions, please call Tom or Bev Arnold at 417-239-0223 for more details. Lessons are the 2nd Monday evening of each month from 6:00pm-7:30pm.
Southwest Missouri Office of Aging offers a FREE foot clinic. Dates vary and you will need to call 417-335-4801 to make an appointment.
Every Thursday at 12:30pm, right after lunch.
Currently, the City of Branson has 16 parks serving residents and visitors. These parks offer a wide variety of opportunities from swimming to nature trails.