A storefront community center for adults aged 60+w storefront location
Office Hours: Monday through Friday: 10 am to 6 pm
7609 Third Avenue, Bay Ridge Brooklyn 11209 • 718-333-5782
Bay Ridge Connects is a storefront community center for adults aged 60+ in Brooklyn's Bay Ridge neighborhood. It is an outgrowth of the Bay Ridge Center (BRC), which has been an anchor for the local senior community for more than forty years. Although affiliated with BRC, this second, store-front location offers a unique opportunity to embrace new programming and engage a wider and more diverse population.
Bay Ridge Connects is situated in a newly renovated space with a high degree of visibility on Third Avenue to encourage passers-by to stop in. The center is set up with state-of-the-art technology for tech-savvy users — or for training those who aren't.
Our goal is for Bay Ridge Connects to be an inclusive and welcoming space. Earlier this year we held a number of focus groups to hear from our
Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting, November 20, 2019.
community about what needs they feel aren't being met. By continuing with this member-centered approach, we hope that Bay Ridge Connects will flourish as the vibrant, active and diverse community center we envision it to be.
Bay Ridge Connects is made possible through funding from the New York State Office for the Aging and the NYC Department for the Aging.
Come by and see what we are doing!