Skyway Senior Center

Please Be Advised
The Skyway Senior Center will be closing down March 31st, 2017.

Closing Message

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Dear Skyway Senior Center Participant and Stakeholder,

 

We are deeply saddened to report the Minneapolis Skyway Senior Center will be permanently closing on Friday, March 31, 2017, due to a lack of sustainable funding.  At the end of 2015, UCare was unable to continue its sponsorship of the Skyway Senior Center.  Multiple attempts were made to secure funding throughout 

2016 and into 2017 without success. 

 

The Minneapolis Skyway Senior Center opened in 2001 and has been privately funded, with in-kind support from the City of Minneapolis, since it opened.  Thank you to the many participants and volunteers who have sustained the Center since its inception.  The Center served as a resource for older adults and to that end, enclosed is a list of senior community resources, including other senior centers. 

Thank you for your participation and support of the Skyway Senior Center.

 

Signed,

 

Minneapolis Health Department

 

About

Open since 2001 the Skyway Senior Center provides a beautiful 2,000 square foot gathering place for seniors and friends on the Minneapolis downtown skyway on LaSalle between 9th and 10th streets in the Target store building.

Check out the contemporary senior center in the heart of downtown Minneapolis. This attractive center provides a safe, accessible, and friendly place for people age 50 and over to socialize, take a class, exercise, connect to community resources, use a computer, read, relax, and chat with others over a cup of coffee.

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Contact Information

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Skyway Senior Center
950 Nicollet Mall, Suite 290
Minneapolis, MN 55403
612-370-3869

Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Telephone: (612) 370-3869
Fax: (612) 370-3993
Email: skywaycenter@minneapolismn.gov

Directions

We are located at 950 Nicollet Mall, Suite 290 on the second floor, skyway-level.

Walking Directions

50 South 10th Street is the nearest street level entrance to the Skyway Senior Center. Take the escalator or the elevator up to the skyway level. Follow the skyway west (toward LaSalle Ave.) and turn right.

You can also enter at 900 Nicollet Mall. This entrance takes you to the Target store. Go up the escalator to the skyway level (second floor). The Skyway Senior Center is not located in the Target store. Once you get to the skyway level, follow the skyway all around the perimeter of the building heading south, west and north to Suite 290. This is about a two-block walk.

Taking the Bus

10th Street and Nicollet is the nearest bus stop for the Skyway Senior Center. Use the 50 South 10th Street entrance and follow the walking directions above.

For bus schedule information, contact Metro Transit at 612-373-3333 or www.metrotransit.org

Parking Meters

There are a limited number of parking meters on 9th Street, LaSalle Avenue and 10th Street. Cost is $2 for one hour. Some meters have a two-hour limit.

Parking Ramp

There is a municipal parking ramp in the building. The entrance is on LaSalle Avenue between 9th and 10th Streets. Go to the public parking.

Once you have found a parking space, go to the 10th Street elevators through the yellow or blue door and get off the elevator at the skyway level. As you exit the elevator area, turn right. Follow the skyway west and north to Suite 290.

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Should you require a reasonable accommodation in order to fully participate, or information in an alternative format, please contact 612-673-2301. 

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Last updated Mar 22, 2017

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