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

Newsletter


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

 


AARP Driver Safety


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 & Thursday, November 14 & 16

Time: 12:00 p.m.


Pre-Thanksgiving Celebration

Join us as Allen Bradley performs classic crooner music from the 40’s and 50’s from greats like Frank Sinatra and Perry Como. 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, November 22
Time: 11:45 a.m.
Suggested Donation: $3.00 (60 yrs. +) 
Lunch Cost: $6.75 (Under 60 yrs.

DVD Lecture Series: How To Boost Your Energy


Mindfulness is the skill of being deliberately attentive to one’s experience as it unfolds - without the superimposition of our usual commentary and conceptualizing. This series will serve as a practical guide to developing the skill of mindfulness and applying it to every aspect of daily life. In this lecture series, Mark W. Muesse, PhD. will discuss how the foundational technique for cultivating mindfulness is the practice of meditation. He will explore the methods of how mediation can serve to strengthen the natural ability to bring moment-by-moment awareness to our lives.   

Date: Mondays
Time: 1:00 p.m.



Applications


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

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