What if you had everything you could ever need right in your own backyard?

Imagine warm summer evenings spent with friends enjoying ice cream and watching fireworks. Sign Rover up for the community dog show. Delight in a hot dog at the bowling alley in between frames with your grandchildren.

At Cypress Glen, we’re focused on helping you create a fulfilling retirement for yourself. This is why we offer over 200 activities a month to give you the options to pick and choose your unique agenda each day.

That means you can take in the sights and sounds with your friends on an outing to the symphony, or you can stay in and play a relaxing game of bridge.

Live your life on your own terms with a whole schedule of possible activities to entertain you.

Activities Include

  • Music recitals featuring ECU music ensembles
  • Coloring Club
  • Health fairs
  • Art classes
  • Tai Chi
  • Smithsonian lecture series
  • Volunteer and outreach events
  • Synchronized swimming classes

Event Examples


Outreach Knitters

Choir Practice

Off-campus Events

  • Lunch Outings and Supper Clubs at locally owned restaurants
  • Travel to Sylvan Heights Bird Sanctuary 
  • Take in a performance at the Magnolia Arts Center or Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC)
  • Travel to Granger Stadium in Kinston to cheer on the Wood Ducks 
  • Enjoy all that East Carolina's Theater and Arts Departments has to offer