Activities and classes are free or fee-based where noted. View Senior activities below or download our monthly calendar. For more information on any of these activities or events, call the Senior Center office at (916) 455-6339.
Upcoming Events › Senior Center
A yoga class structured around rejuvenating and healing the body. Yoga props such as blankets, blocks, bolsters, chairs and straps are used for safe practice and to allow the body to fully achieve positions comfortably. Movements are slow paced and focused on stretching all muscle groups to release stress and tension. Floor work is optional. Fees: $10/Drop-Ins; $30/4-classes; $60/8-classes
Pole rental: $5, Purchase poles: $70 Walking is FREE Meets in the main parking lot by the basketball courts NOTE: Group does not meet on rainy days. This group meets every Thursday morning for a fast-paced spin around the beautiful neighborhood of Curtis Park. All fitness levels are welcome. Walking is great for your heart and your back, and spending time outdoors is beneficial to your mental wellness! Some walkers reach for walking poles to increase the intensity of the walk.…
Boost your balance and prevent falls by practicing the ancient Chinese form of exercise, Tai Chi, with instructor Michael Shane. This low-impact practice works to focus the mind on slow movement to reduce stress and produce mental calm, while deep breathing and standing meditation refocus consciousness and restore energy and physical balance. Wellness Program: $10/ Drop-in $35/ 5-Class Punch Card $60/ 10-Class Punch Card Purchase cards prior to class in Sierra 2 Center office. Pay drop-in fees to instructor.
Movements to guide you through proper body alignment, balance and breathing. Low impact class. Wear comfortable clothing and tennis shoes. Exercises are both seated and standing. Fees: 4 classes: $20 8 classes: $35 Tuesday's class is in Room 12; Thursday's in Room 9. Questions? Call Instructor Pat Shaw at (916) 956-0136
Fun bridge is a popular activity--- great for those with some bridge experience. Donations for always appreciated.
Looking for fun ways to keep your mind sharp? Consider joining this new club led by Senior Center Program Assistant Doug Lovelace! This club will feature a changing rotation of activities and games that spark creativity, boost neuroplasticity, strengthen memory, and sharpen problem-solving skills! Starts Thursday, June 8th Thursdays (except the 3rd Thursday of each month) 11:40 a.m. - 12:25 p.m. Room 12 Donations appreciated.
Instructor Lauren will teach the basics of proper posture and form, as you ease into beginning mat Pilates exercises. This class is safe, low-impact and great for just about every fitness level! Pilates has been proven to strengthen the core, boost balance, and improve posture! Lauren Lange is a BASI-certified Pilates instructor and dance teacher/ choreographer. Wellness Program: $10/ Drop-in $35/ 5-Class Punch Card $60/ 10-Class Punch Card Purchase cards prior to class in the Sierra 2 Center office. Pay drop-in…
One part craft, one part companionship! Bring in your current art or craft project to work on while socializing. Projects that participants are working on include painting, knitting, quilting, embroidery, ceramics and jewelry.
Breaking bread with friends and acquaintances is true community! Each month there is a different theme, but the delicious food, fun games and great conversation remain the same. Please bring whatever you can afford, whether its an entree, side dish or napkins. Potlucks usually take place in either Room 12 (the Senior Center) or Room 10.
Relax Fridays with a game of Pinochle, a trick-taking card game for 2-4 players. This activity is free; donations are always appreciated.
Start each week with a leisurely game of mahjong at the Senior Center. Fresh coffee with the fix-in's available. Mahjong, a tile-based game originating from China, is similar to the Western card game Rummy. It's a game of skill, strategy, and calculation and involves a degree of chance. This activity is free; donations are always accepted.
Stop by the Senior Center Monday mornings for Coffee, Cards & Games, a new activity where players can get together for a relaxing game of scrabble, a competitive round of Chess, and more-- dealer's choice! Monday mornings are two parts social, one part strategy! A variety of board games and playing cards will be available. Two tables are reserved for Mahjong players. Donations are encouraged.