Regency Retirement Village of Tuscaloosa offers seniors a safe, secure, fun place to live. We offer a variety of activities meant to enrich the lives of our residents.
You’re likely to find residents relaxing while making t-shirts, creating arts and crafts, playing games like Bingo or The Price is Right, having a Mad Hatter tea party, enjoying a luau, or perhaps attending an estate planning workshop or scavenger hunt.
There’s plenty of community-based activities with opportunities to be social, but Regency Retirement Village is located in the great city of Tuscaloosa, offering the warmth of small town living with easy access to all that the city has to offer. Our residents have opportunities to participate in outings to a show, musical or even a local sporting event.
Some great possible outings in “T-Town” include:
The University of Alabama: Roll Tide! This great institution is full of history and activity, especially now with football season returning. Bryant-Denny Stadium ranks among the nation’s top 5 on-campus football stadiums with a seating capacity of 101,821. Named after former University President George Denny, the Denny Chimes tower was constructed in 1929, and then restored in 1986. This landmark is home to the “Football Walk of Fame”, with hand and footprints of legendary Alabama players.
For more than 20 years, the Paul W. Bryant Museum has been collecting, preserving and displaying the history of University of Alabama football. New, is a complete re-landscaping of the south lawn of the museum facing Bryant Drive.
The Frank Moody Music Building is located on the University of Alabama campus. Renowned for its acoustical integrity, this building has hosted numerous musicians of international reputation. The main auditorium seats 938. The smaller Recital Hall offers tiered seating and seats for about 120.
Enjoy the charm and grace of the early 1900?s in Morgan Auditorium. Used by the University of Alabama for theater productions and other presentations requiring a stage, this community seats as many as 600.
Located at the core of the University of Alabama Campus in historic Smith Hall, the Alabama Museum of Natural History is a supporting service essential to learning and quality of life at the Capstone.
The elaborate architectural details and historic furnishings of the Battle-Friedman House and Gardens offer a glimpse back to the early 1800?s. Alfred Battle built the home in 1835 with a servant’s house, carriage house and grounds.
The Bama Belle is a modern day replica of the grand paddlewheel riverboats that graced the nation’s river-ways in the early 1900?s.
The grounds of Capitol Park were once the site of the Alabama State Capitol when Tuscaloosa was the seat of state government from 1826 to 1846. Today, there’s a visible reminder of the old capitol building, which burned in 1923.
Foster Auditorium was completed in 1939 as a multipurpose community with a seating capacity of 5,400. It has been used for graduation exercises, indoor athletic events, concerts, and lectures.
The Kentuck Art Center features monthly exhibits of some of the region’s finest arts and crafts. The Gallery Shop specializes in arts and crafts by local, regional, and national artists. Visitors can observe studio artists at work around the Courtyard. Kentuck Park, site for the annual Kentuck Festival of the Arts and Warrior Baseball, is a wooded 36.5 acre park with two shelters and a playground.
There is something for everyone at the Mercedes-Benz Visitor Center and Museum. You’ll enjoy exciting multimedia exhibits, vintage automobiles and a world-class gift shop.
The River Market and Visitors Center is the home of the Tuscaloosa Farmers Market and the Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports Commission.
The Sarah Moody Gallery of Art at The University of Alabama presents a year-round schedule of changing exhibitions devoted to contemporary arts, including works from the Permanent Collection. The Sella-Granata Art Gallery, which will house student work, honors the late Professor Alvin Sella, who died in 2013, and the late Professor Angelo Granata, who died in 2008. The Tuscaloosa Museum of Art includes the holdings of Tuscaloosa businessman Jack Warner and includes interior furnishings dating from 1700-1865. Paintings by more than 40 different artists are exhibited, including works by Edward Hopper, Mary Cassatt and John Singer Sargent.
Located in downtown Tuscaloosa on the banks of the Black Warrior River, the brand new Tuscaloosa Amphitheater is a 7,470 seat community that opened April, 2011. The community hosts numerous concerts throughout the year.
These are some of the attractions that make Tuscaloosa a great place to live.