Center for Active Living (CAL) – FAQs
Center for Active Living FAQ’s
Where is the Center for Active Living?
We are located at 36 Main Street in York Beach. Our parking and main entrance are in the back of the building.
When are you open?
Year round, Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:00pm
How do I know what’s going on at the Center for Active Living?
Get the scoop in THE SCOOP, that’s our monthly newsletter and program guide.
Do I have to be a York resident to participate?
No, we welcome non-residents. Non-residents, however, pay an annual user fee of $25.00 (July 1st – June 30th).
Do I have to be enrolled in a program to stop by the
the Center for Active Living?
No! Older adults are welcome anytime. Stop by to say hi, meet a friend, enjoy a cup of coffee and some conversation, borrow a book , play a game, work on a puzzle.
Are your programs limited?
Some programs are limited in size. Therefore, we recommend registering early for programs that you do not want to miss out on.
How do I register for a program?
You can register in person, by phone, and for some programs online through the Rec1 program here.
Do I have to register for your programs if I want to participate?
Some programs require pre-registration but there are some that are designed to be drop-in style. If pre-registration is required, it will be indicated in the program write-up in The Scoop.
How do I know what you are serving for lunch?
Our menu is published monthly here.
Do I have to make a reservation if I want to join you for lunch?
Yes, reservations can be made up until 4:00 pm the day before you wish to join us. Periodically, we serve special meals such as the holiday luncheon, which require more advanced registration; please consult The Scoop.
If I want to join you for lunch, what time should I be there?
Whereas we have one serving at 12:00 noon, we ask that our you arrive and be seated no later than 11:45 am.
Do you deliver meals?
We do not have a delivery service, however, our meals can be ordered to go for pick-up. If you are ordering a meal for pick-up, you need to order by 4:00 pm the day prior. Periodically, we have special meals (e.g., Holiday Luncheon in December) that are not available for take out. Please consult the menu.
I heard that I had to bring my own silverware to lunch, is that true?
No, our meals are served complete with plates and silverware. If, however, you want to take part of your lunch home with you to eat later, then bring your own container.
Do you have a transportation program?
We do not provide transportation to and from the Center.
If I register for a trip, is the deposit refundable?
Most deposits are refundable up until an advertised deadline date. After that, deposits are non- refundable.
Is trip Insurance available?
Our day trips do not have trip insurance available. Most of our longer, overnight trips have a reasonably priced insurance option for participants