Active Adult Center

Senior Services

Active Adult Center
The Parks, Recreation & Community Services Department is responsible for administering and coordinating the city´s Active Adult Center, which provides ongoing programs and services, as well as special activities, for individuals 55 years of age or older. The Active Adult Center is managed by one full-time Senior Center Supervisor.

Staff & Activities

The Active Adult Center has one full-time staff member, a part-time kitchen aide, and a large number of volunteers to provide and/or coordinate ongoing services and activities, including:
  • Free health screenings
  • Information and referral services
  • Dance and exercise classes
  • Special interest classes (photography, arts, and crafts)
  • Education classes
  • Monthly birthday luncheons
  • Movie/video screenings
  • Bingo and drop-in bridge


The center publishes a monthly newsletter featuring a calendar of events and activities. Additionally, the center provides both onsite congregate and home-delivered meals that are served weekdays at the Active Adult Center.

The city receives a grant from the Ventura County Area Agency on Aging to provide this program. In previous years, this program was operated by the County of Ventura.

Special Events


St. Patrick's Day Luncheon 

You don’t have to be Irish to help celebrate St. Patrick’s day with us. This day of remembrance of St. Patrick, one of Ireland's patron saints, will include a delicious Irish inspired lunch and beverage, special St. Patrick’s Day games and prizes for game winners. The Senior Nutrition Program is partially funded by Older American Act funds granted by the Ventura County Area Agency on Aging and is sustained with the help of your contributions.     

Date: Friday, March 16

Time:11:45 a.m. 
Suggested Donation: $3.00 (Ages 60+)
Cost: $6.75 (Under age 60)

HICAP Presentation: Do You Understand Your Prescription Medical Coverage?

Presented by the Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program for the Ventura County Area Agency on Aging, this informative workshop will present unbiased information and counseling about Medicare coverage, new Medicare card information, as well as information about public benefits like Cal-Fresh, Medi-Cal, Li-Heap, free preventative services, and other free resources available to seniors.

Date: Tuesday, March 13

Time: 1:00 p.m.

March Birthday Luncheon 

The multi-talented Don McAlister joins us for an afternoon of jazz keyboard and vocal entertainment.  The Senior Nutrition Program is partially funded by Older American Act funds granted by the Ventura County Area Agency on Aging. This valuable service is sustained with the help of your contributions. No recipient will be denied service because of their inability to donate the suggested amount.

Date: Wednesday, March 28
Time:11:45 a.m. 
Suggested Donation: $3.00 (Ages 60+)
Cost: $6.75 (Under age 60)

AARP Smart Driver

This 8-hour, 2-day class is sponsored by AARP and designed for persons who have not taken an AARP driver safety class in the past. The class is designed to help individuals tune up their driving skills and update their knowledge of the rules of the road, how to adjust driving for age-related physical changes and learn how to drive more safely. Class fee is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. A completed registration form is required for participation. Checks (made payable to AARP) or money order can be mailed or dropped off at the Moorpark Active Adult Center. Pre-registration is required.

Date: Tuesday, March 27 & Thursday, March 29
Time: 12:00 p.m.

DVD Lecture Series: The Story of Human Language

Language not only defines humans as a species, placing our head and shoulders above even the most proficient animal communicators, but it also beguiles us with its endless mysteries.  Dr. John McWhorter, one of America's leading linguists and a frequent commentator on network television and National Public Radio, will take you on an in-depth, 36-lecture tour of the development of human language, showing how a single tongue spoken 150,000 years ago has evolved into the estimated 6,000 languages used around the world today.  

Date: Mondays (2 Lectures per day)
Time: 1:00 p.m.

Income Tax Preparation

Avoid the headache of preparing your own 2017 federal and state tax returns and have them prepared by a trained AARP tax counselor for FREE. Appointments are being scheduled now, so call ahead to make your reservation. Required documents include: Driver’s License or DMV ID card, Social Security Card, 2016 Tax returns, record of all wages, record of payments that reduce your taxes and any renter’s credit information.
Appointments are limited and are taken on a first come, first served basis. Tax counselors will be at the center most Wednesdays starting February 7th.  Call 517-6261 to schedule an appointment or if you have any questions. Please note that appointments will not be taken off of the voicemail. 

Date: Wednesday (2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 4/4, & 4/11)
Time: 8:30 a.m. (By Appointment)


Please print out the application and mail the completed form to:

Active Adult Center
City of Moorpark
799 Moorpark Avenue
Moorpark CA 93021