We know a wide range of social, spiritual and recreational activities is important to your quality of life!

The majority of persons residing at the Mayflower live independently. They pursue their interests and hobbies, voluntarily contribute their time and talent toward church and community projects, and continue doing whatever appealed to them prior to moving to the Mayflower.

Mayflower Activities

It’s no surprise then, given their varied backgrounds and interests and their desire to live active and productive lives, that opportunities for recreation and social gatherings are highly valued.

  • Arts and crafts, scrapbooking
  • Attending plays in Des Moines, the Amana Colonies and more
  • Bell choir
  • Big screen sporting events
  • Book club
  • Breakfast group
  • Bridge and poker groups
  • Exercise groups, Tai Chi, Thera group
  • Flower and vegetable garden
  • Grinnell College concerts and lectures
  • Indoor miniature golf and driving range
  • Monthly theme parties
  • Off-campus day trips
  • Poetry club
  • Senior education programs
  • Sing-for-fun group
  • Sunday night pizza group
  • Table tennis, croquet, horseshoes, pocket billiards
  • Trivial PursuitĀ® group
  • Water aerobics (Grinnell College pool)
  • Weekly special programs, lectures and musical programs
  • Weekly grocery shopping trips
  • Weekly chapel services
  • Weekly movies on big screen
  • Woodworking

Mayflower "State Fair" Winner

Mayflower Activities