Forsyth County Response to COVID-19

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Various Forsyth County Boards and Commissions will be meeting via teleconference, pursuant to O.C.G.A. 50-14-1(g).  Please click here for information on how to view, access and participate in these meetings.


Hearthstone Lodge Community Center

Center closed until further notice. 

Conveniently located just off Shady Grove Road in north Forsyth County, Hearthstone Lodge Community Center serves Active Adults age 50+ and includes a fitness room, aquatic center with indoor heated pool, locker rooms and great room.

Hearthstone Lodge Community Center is open Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

For the monthly calendar, directions, and information on memberships, please click on a link in the left-hand menu.

Hearthstone Lodge Aquatic Center

Open Swim times, Lap Swim times, and Aquatic classes, including Intermediate Water Aerobics, Advanced Water Aerobics, and After Hours Water Aerobics, are available weekdays at the Hearthstone Lodge Aquatic Center.  Click on a flyer below to find more information about all our Water Aerobics classes.  Click on "Calendars & Memberships" in the left-hand menu for more information about the monthly schedule for the pool and how to access the pool with a yearly membership.

Water Aerobics Classes

Intermediate Water Aerobics

After Hours Water Aerobics

Deep Water Aerobics

H20 Arthritis

Hearthstone Lodge Fitness Center

The fitness center features 12 Hoggan Sprint isokinetic resistance band workout stations.  Stop by for a visit to learn more about the equipment.  Additional fitness classes are held in our Great Room.  Click on the listed flyers below for more information on the classes, and click on "Calendars & Memberships" in the left-hand menu to view the monthly schedule.

Personal Training

Strength & Tone - Mondays, 8:45 - 9:30 a.m. 

Tai Chi - Tuesdays, 11 - 11:45 a.m. 

Dance, Dance, Dance - Wednesdays, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. 

Restorative, Low Impact Yoga -  Fridays, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. 

Flex, Balance & Chi - Mondays & Fridays, 9:30 - 10:15 a.m.

Hearthstone Lodge Clubs and Activities

  • Biscuit Boyz Coffee Club - Men, this one is just for you!  Come have coffee, refreshments, and conversation in our Great Room.  Thursdays, 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.
  • Bridge - Play Bridge in our Great Room each Thursday from 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Canasta - Play along in the Great Room on Tuesdays from 12:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Hiking Club - Hit the trails with a group of old and new friends!  For a list of all the beautiful places we go, view the 2019-2020 Hiking Schedule below.
  • Mah Jong - Learn to play Mondays from 2:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

Hearthstone Lodge Special Events

Staff at Hearthstone Lodge

  • Ruthie Brew, Director
  • Brian Blasick, Active Adult Programs Leader
  • Ranee Pattison, Fitness Programs Leader
  • Kathy Jameson, Front Desk
Senior Services Administrative Team
  • Valerie Rhoads, Manager
  • Janice Phillips, Administrative Specialist

Contact Us

 Address: 595 Dahlonega Street
Cumming, GA 30040
 Phone: 770-781-2178
 Fax: 770-781-2149
 Email: Contact Us

Our Mission

The mission of Forsyth County's Senior Services Department is to be the focal point where older adults gather for services and activities that respond to their diverse needs and interests, enhance their dignity, support their independence and encourage involvement in their community through programs designed to reduce isolation, improve nutritional health, support health and community education and provide access to more extensive services for seniors, caregivers and their families.