Active Adult Center
|Due to the growing concerns about the COVID-19 Virus, the Active Adult Center will be closed until further notice.|
During this time the facility will be closed, and no classes or activities will be held. Seniors over the age of 60 in need of a daily meal should contact the Active Adult Center at (805) 517-6261 for home delivery options.
City staff is in continuous contact with Ventura County Public Health Officials and updates will be provided on the city website at moorparkca.gov/coronavirus.
For more information concerning the Active Adult Center please call (805) 517-6261.
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 two full-time staff members, 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.
Wednesday, March 11, 9-11 am
Location: Chumash Trail in Eastern Simi Valley
Moderate 3-mile round trip with about 500’ elevation gain/loss. We plan to hike about half-way up this well-maintained single-track—pausing frequently to enjoy our rugged surroundings and views of Simi Valley and beyond. Note: a hike leader will be available to accompany hikers wishing to continue to the ridge at Rocky Peak Fire Road (total 5 miles, 1000’ gain/loss) for views of both Simi & San Fernando Valley. Meet at trailhead. From 118 freeway in Simi Valley: exit Yosemite ave and drive north 0.4 miles. Right on Flannigan, 0.8 miles to end. Park on the east side of the street—across from homes.
Wednesday, March 25, 9-11 am
Location: Dos Vientos Loop
Moderate 3.5-mile loop with about 400’ elevation gain/loss. Trails with neighborhood access wind through the native habitat. Nearby views are of the Dos Vientos residential area. Distant views include Mugu State Park, Santa Monica mountains, ocean, Islands, Camarillo & Thousand Oaks. Meet at the trail access point on Via Del Rancho in Dos Vientos residential area. From 101 freeway in Thousand Oaks: drive southwest on Lynn Road 5.25 miles. Right on Via Las Brisas 0.6 miles, left on Via Grande 371 ft. Left on Via Madera 0.1 mile. Right on Via Del Rancho 0.4 miles. Use street parking beyond the homes.
For directions to trail heads, to be added to the hiking group email group or for any questions, call the AAC at 517-6261.
Computer Class Survey!
The AAC is currently researching the interest our seniors have in learning about computers and how computers can enhance your life. The results of the survey will help us to offer computer classes that will benefit you!
Please complete the survey by April 30th. The survey is also available on page 9 of the March newsletter, and at the AAC. Call (805) 517-6261 with any questions. Thank you in advance for your responses.
The Active Adult Center is looking for a volunteer to teach a beginning guitar class on Friday mornings. Please call 805-517-6261.
Time: approximately 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Please print out the application and mail the completed form to:
Active Adult Center
City of Moorpark
799 Moorpark Avenue
Moorpark CA 93021