About Us

Fast Facts

Founders Hall offers life-long learning, fitness and fun to people age 60 and older.

Current Members: over 3,600

Age Range: 51 - 101

Eligibility: Age 60 or older (or married to a member) and  a resident of Ridgefield or of a surrounding town without its own full-time senior center

Average daily visits: 200

Academics:  More than 250 semester courses, speakers and seminars each year

Fitness: 19 monthly classes

Socials: Over 100 social events and trips each year

Donor-supported: Founders Hall is a 501(c)3 public charity; two-thirds of our total operating budget come from philanthropy.

Staff: One director, 8 staff members

Instructors: 70

Hours: Mon., Wed., Fri., 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tues., Thurs. 8:30 am to 8:30 pm

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Average Fee for a Smester Class: $30

Cost to Join: $0