Pride Center, LGBT community center, Fort Lauderdale / Wilton Manors, South Florida

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(954) 463-9005

For more than 19 years, The Pride Center has provided a welcoming, safe space–an inclusive home–that celebrates, nurtures and empowers the LGBTQ communities and our friends and neighbors in South Florida. The Pride Center’s programs and services meet the distinct socio-economic, health, spiritual, and safety needs of the LGBT community.

We host more than 60 regularly-meeting groups each month. Support, social and educational groups focus on women, Seniors, youth, men, transgender, recovery, health, the arts, athletics, spirituality, games and more. More than 17,000 adults and youth attend activities at the Center each year. Outreach activities over the past year directly impacted 26,262 residents and visitors to South Florida. The Pride Center is a major site for HIV testing and prevention, education and counseling. It also offers holistic and comprehensive support programs for persons living with HIV/AIDS, including the nationally acclaimed PALS Project.

Stop in and learn about all we do: a community Flea Market, Senior exercise classes, Bingo, art gallery openings, women’s speaker series, Coffee and Conversation gatherings, music events and adult education opportunities through Pride University, including ballroom dancing and conversational Spanish classes. Activities we’ve organized and hosted this year include: Breast Fest; Happy Hiney Health; Latino HIV/AIDS Leadership Summit; Kwanzaa Celebration; Women’s MusicFest; Family Health Fair; Women’s Spirituality Conference; Male on Male Sexual Assault Seminar; Sex Esteem workshop; Black Gay Pride; LGBTQ Youth Halloween Dance; Transgender Health Symposium; Senior Health Expo and many more.

The Pride Center owns six acres of property with 30,000 square feet of office space in Wilton Manors. As a cornerstone in the advancement of LGBTQI communities locally and beyond, Equality Park provides a home for individuals, programs and services, as well as synergy among organizations. Equality Park further establishes the Pride Center as a leader in LGBTQ unity, inclusiveness and pride.

2040 North Dixie Highway, Wilton Manors, FL 33305
(954) 566-3553 or

HIV Testing

Monday to Friday 10 am-8:30 pm
Saturdays and Sundays 12pm-4:30pm.

STD/STI Testing

Thursday’s 4pm-8pm

LGBT senior service

Coffee, doughnuts, other goodies and lots of great conversation.
Every Tuesday – 10am –12pm in Bldg A.

GAMES DAYS & SPEAKERS SERIES: alternating Tuesdays at 1pm in Bldg A. Games Days feature several types of card games, Wii, numerous board games and casual chat. The Speakers Series offers a variety of programs including movies, live theater, informative presentations and pot luck lunches.

ENHANCE FITNESS PROGRAM: The Pride Center’s Bob Gunning and John Hamwey in conjunction with The YMCA of Broward County offers classes at 10:10 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday in Bldg B.

SUPPORT GROUP FOR GAY MEN: a welcoming group conducted by Fred Berger, discusses personal issues in a supportive & confidential environment every Monday at 11:15am in Bldg A.

SAGE MEN’S DROP-IN: meets every Wednesday from 1 – 3pm in Bldg A. Attendees discuss issues, exchange information and share experiences in an atmosphere of humor, support and friendship.
SAGE - (Senior Action in a Gay Environment

SAGE COMPUTER CLUB: Ken Goodman offers information, answers questions and discusses technology issues for attendees with all degrees of computer competence. Every Wednesday @ 4pm in Bldg A.
SAGE - (Senior Action in a Gay Environment

MAHJONG: All welcome… the ‘pros’ help the beginners to learn during games every Wednesday from 1pm in Bldg A.

GAY BRIDGE: Ted Schultz hosts Chicago Style Bridge on Mondays & Wednesdays from 1pm-4pm in Bldg A.

PINOCHLE & HEARTS: Ted Verdone and group welcome players of all levels every Sunday from 12-4pm in Bldg A.

BALLET/OPERA: Second and fourth Sundays respectively @ 1pm hosted by Dominick Bisignano. Bldg A

PRIME TIMERS: Neal Clark chairs the meeting and a pot luck dinner the first Sunday of each month @ 2pm in Bldg A.

SAGE MOVIE: Carl Galli & John Gearrity host screenings of interest to our LGBT Community – the third Monday of each month @ 4:15pm in Bldg A.

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