Active Adult Center

Senior Services

Active Adult CenterThe 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

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

Walking/Hiking Club

December Hikes

Wednesday, December 11, 9-11 am

Location: Satwiwa Loop in Newbury Park

Moderate 3 mile loop.  About 400’ elevation gain/loss.  Hike across rolling grasslands and into hills overlooking Upper Sycamore Canyon.  Nice views of Newbury Park to the north and Boney mountain to the south.  Meet at Wendy/Potrero trailhead.  From 101 freeway in Newbury Park: Drive south on Wendy Dr. 2.8 miles.  At the “T” intersection, park in the dirt parking area on the south side of Potrero Road.

Wednesday, December 25, 10—11:30 am

Location: Sunset Hills Loop in Thousand Oaks—Family Holiday Hike—All Ages Welcome

Christmas Day, Wednesday, December 25, 2019.  Leisurely paced 2-mile loop with about 400’ elevation gain/loss.  Bring friends and family for this hike in nearby open space that overlooks Moorpark, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks, and scenic Bard Reservoir.  Meet at trailhead.  From 23 freeway, drive west on Olsen Road 0.4 miles.  Left on Erbes Road 0.7 miles to a dirt parking lot on left.  Note:  Enter the parking lot slowly, as the lot may be heavily rutted.

For directions to trailheads, to be added to the hiking group email group or for any questions, call the AAC at 517-6261.


 Guitar Instructor

The Active Adult Center is looking for a volunteer to teach a beginning guitar class on Friday mornings.  Please call 805-517-6261.

Guitar:
Days: Fridays
Time: approximately 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.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