The Senior Center

Whether chatting with friends, playing a game of pickleball or attending a fitness class, the Phyllis A. Ernst Senior Center offers opportunities for active agers 55 and up.

An annual fee of just $15 gives members access to special events, educational speakers, exciting trips and regular activities including fitness and sports, arts and crafts, cards, and home-style lunch. Members also get free income tax preparation from AARP, health checks, and screenings.

Membership is free for those age 90 and up.

You can register online or download the form and bring it in. To register online, click the button ONLINE REGISTRATION and scroll to the bottom of the page. At the bottom there is an option for SENIOR CENTER MEMBERSHIP. Click the plus sign beside it, then click ADD TO CART. You will the be prompted to login in. If you haven’t registered before, you can sign up for a new account. Once you’ve logged in, you’ll be taken to your cart and can proceed to check out. If you have any questions, please contact Amy Van Huffel.

Online Registration Paper Registration

Hilliard Express

The City of Hilliard and SHARE Mobility, a local microtransit company, have partnered to offer Hilliard Express.

Hilliard Express will provide free scheduled rides seven days a week to Hilliard residents over the age of 55.

The Hilliard Express will pick seniors up from their private homes or living communities and take them to popular destinations within Hilliard, including dining, shopping, entertainment, parks, and places of worship. Set locations such as specific restaurants and stores are available, but riders may request unique destinations within the city. SHARE’s software enables dynamic routing when scheduled 24-hours in advance via phone or email.

All Hilliard Express vehicles are equipped with professional drivers and access for wheelchairs. While on the shuttle, other riders may be picked up. COVID-19 guidelines will be strictly enforced.

To schedule a ride, seniors or their families can call (833) SHARE-33 or email dispatch@ridewithshare.com. Seniors or a trusted caretaker may also book directly online at sharemobility.com/rider. View the available destinations on the flyer below and map here.

Hilliard Park Cafe

Please make a reservation by 4 p.m. the preceding day by calling (614) 876-0747. Meals cost $5 each. Meal tickets are available at the Senior Center office or purchase upon arrival.  Meal tickets are three meals for $15, six meals for $29, or 12 meals for $58 with check, VISA, Discover, or MasterCard.

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PHYLLIS A. ERNST SENIOR CENTER

3810 Veterans Memorial Drive
Hilliard, Ohio 43026
Phone: (614)876-0747
Fax: (614)876-5281

Facility Hours
Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Closed Saturday and Sunday