The Day Center Manager coordinates the activities in the Day Center. Each month, the Recreational therapy team develops a calendar offering a diverse variety of activities with everything from dancing, music, and exercise class, to cooking, games, sewing, knitting, even computer classes, bingo, cards, and more. They also plan outside trips to shopping centers, restaurants, and special events like the New York State Fair, Lights on the Lake, and the Lilac Festival in Rochester.

These activities and outings are designed to help participants learn new activities and do what they enjoy to the best of their abilities, while keeping any activity limitations or barriers in mind. Our goal is to help our participants maintain their individual purpose and enjoy the best quality of life possible.

Personal care is also available, and the Day Center offers a walk-in shower as well as a whirlpool bathtub, for those who have special personal care needs. Home Health Aides are available to assist with these activities. And there’s even a hairdresser on site (for an additional fee).

Our Registered Dietician coordinates nutrition care by recommending appropriate therapeutic diets and nutritional supplements. The dieticians monitor weight, consumption of meals, and adjust menus in the day center to meet participants’ individual needs. Nutrition education is provided on an individual basis. PACE pays close attention to the individual nutritional needs of the participants we serve.

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The Social Workers help coordinate the psycho-social needs with the participants, their families, and the PACE team. They are instrumental in helping address participant or family concerns as they arise. And, social work and dietician services may extend beyond the Day Center into the participant’s home or skilled nursing facility as needed.

PACE CNY has a very active Participant Council, which makes recommendations for new activities and offers feedback to the PACE CNY Program so we can continually improve the satisfaction of our participants, as well as the quality of the activities we offer. PACE CNY works to provide a variety of activities that promote socialization, and make every day meaningful for our participants.

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Download Site 2 Recreation Calendar

Recreation Therapy

The PACE CNY Day Center offers a variety of enriched activities, ranging from planned trips to recreational activities, special meals, and more. These activities are designed to help our participants maintain their individual purpose and provide them with an enriched quality of life. Our Day Center creates a setting that promotes personal well-being, and provides opportunities for friendships to form.

Services include:

  • Recreational Therapy
  • Outside Activities
  • Meals
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Transportation
  • Social Work Services
  • Aide Service
  • Spiritual Counseling
  • Showers (Aides assist)
  • Whirlpool Tub Bath (Aides assist)
  • Handicapped Bathrooms
  • Rehabilitation Services

Available for additional fee:

  • Hairdresser/Barber




PACE participants are able to enjoy a wide variety of community outings, including trips to the Carrier Dome for a SU games.


Creativity flows in art programming at the day center. Participants are able to express themselves on an individual, or group level.


Physical activities, like Aquatic Exercise, are offered in a community setting at Champions Fitness in Cicero. This low impact activity eases pain and increases endurance.


The PACE day center offers a diverse selection of group programming including baking and cooking. Participants are able to share recipes from their past, or try something new.


Participants are able to enjoy music in many different formats. From outside entertainers to a choir group, music ignites memories and gets people moving!