Sports, recreation, and leisure time activities, as well as, educational and health-related activities are an integral part of the division’s many services offered through the Elderly Recreation Services (ERS) program. Minimum age for participation is 55. Activities provided by the ERS staff include socialization and recreation at 24 senior centers established around the Big Island. In addition to these center programs, an exciting “learning center” concept has been established with special classes being offered at different facilities located in every major district of the County. Classes range in interest from karaoke, line dance, photography, to ukulele, sewing and hula.