Directions to the Modern Maturity Center

The Modern Maturity Center is located at 1121 Forrest Avenue, Dover, DE 19904. Forrest Avenue is Delaware Route 8.

From Wilmington and northern Delaware, take Route 1 South to Dover. Take the North Dover exit   (#104). Do not turn onto Route 13. Cross Route 13 to take the Dover by-pass. Stay on the by-pass for approximately 3.2 miles. At the 4th traffic light, turn right onto State Route 8. The Modern Maturity Center is 0.2 miles on your right at the next traffic light. Follow the DCTM signs to the appropriate       entrance.

From southern Delaware using Route 13 to Dover, turn left onto State Route 8 West / Division Street.  Landmarks at this intersection include an Exxon station and the Edgehill Shopping Center on the right. Drive approximately 1.9 miles (10 traffic lights) to the Modern Maturity Center on your right.The 10th traffic light is at the entrance to the Modern Maturity Center. Follow the DCTM signs to the appropriate entrance.


Directions to the Blackbird Forest Pavilion

From Odessa, DE take US 13 South approx. 1 mile past where DE Rte 71 meets US 13 in Townsend.  Make a right turn onto Blackbird Forest Rd. (471)

From Dover,DE take US 13  North through Symrna, and past a Rest Stop for about 4 miles. As soon as a Brown Sign indicating Blackbird Forest Road appears, move to the left side of the road for a left turn onto Blackbird Forest Rd (471)

To Blackbird Park from US 13; Make a right turn onto Blackbird Forest Rd (471). Proceed about 2 1/4 miles, past Oliver Guessford Rd, shortly past the next road on the right there will be a left turn into the Park. This road will ‘weave’ on ‘back’ past the Office & Maintenance Bldgs. to an opening where there is a Pavilion on the left in the woods.


Directions to Newark Community Center

Going South on I-95:

Take Exit 3 (Route 273 West – Newark). Follow Rt. 273 for approximately 3.5 miles (Avon, & FMC). At the 9th traffic light, you will see a Shell Gas Station on your left and a red “84 Lumber” sign on your right.  Turn left at this light, onto Marrows Road (note: there is no street sign at this corner). Go 7/10’s of a mile and turn right at the third stoplight onto White Chapel Drive. Go 1/10th of a mile and the Newark Senior Center will be on the right. There is a sign out front, the Newark Senior Center is a tan stucco and brick building with white pillars.

Going North on I-95 and from Route 4:

Take Exit 1 and follow signs for 896 North.  Go 1 mile on 896 North to the 3rd traffic light (Route 4).  Turn right onto Route 4 – East. Go 1.4 miles to the light at Marrows Road (there is a Dairy Queen on the corner) and turn left onto Marrows Road.  Go 8/10’s of a mile to the light at White Chapel Drive (see signs for “Gardens at White Chapel” and a green Del Dot sign that says “Newark Senior Center”). Turn left onto White Chapel Drive.  Go 1/10th of a mile, the Newark Senior Center will be on your right. There is a sign out front and the Newark Senior Center is a tan stucco and brick building with white pillars.

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