Challenges: Ellwood City Center

Services & Membership

Challenges Center at Ellwood City is an innovative community facility offering a variety of educational, recreational and health-related activities to help support the independence of adults ages 50+ who live in Lawrence County. While many of the Center’s offerings are free, others require membership and/or separate fees.

The facility is open Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, and is wheelchair accessible.

Free at the Center
  • Bingo and Cards
  • Blood Pressure and Health Screenings
  • Book Exchange
  • Computer Lab
  • Educational Programs
  • Pool Table
  • Puzzles
Membership or Other Fees Required
  • Instructor-led classes in: Exercise & Strength Training; Line Dancing; Gentle Yoga
  • Fitness Room with exercise equipment—treadmills, upper-body arm machine, AIRDYNE bikes, Recumbent cycles, free weights and benches, elliptical machine, body-weight scale
Lunch (no membership required)
  • A nutritionally balanced hot meal served in a group setting Monday through Friday, 11:45 am. Reservations required 2 days in advance. Suggested donation: $3.00.
  • Special lunch parties with entertainment.
  • Free coffee and tea available all day.

2016 Membership and Other Fees

Membership Fee
Age 50 - 59 . . . .  $75
Age 60+ . . . . . .   $50

Purchasing a membership offers additional privileges at the facility. Memberships are non-refundable. A membership is valid for one year from date of enrollment. Want to give a special gift to someone? Ask about our Gift Memberships.

Challenges Ellwood City Center
1405 Woodside Avenue, Ellwood City, PA 16117

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Pittsburgh

212 Ninth Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: 412-456-6999

Copyright 2016 Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh, Inc.