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

January Hikes

Wednesday, January 8, 9-11 am

Location: Stagecoach Bluff to Lizard Rock in Wildwood Park

Moderate 3 mile loop.  About 400’ elevation gain/loss.  Hike Stagecoach Trail for a nice overview of Wildwood Canyon, then cross the Wildwood Mesa to Lizard Rock Trail.  Return by way of Mesa Trail.  Meet at Wildwood Park main entrance.  From 23 freeway, drive west 3.3 miles on Ave de Los Arboles.  Park in lot at Arboles and Big Sky.


Wednesday, January 22, 9-11 am

Location: Hill Canyon to Western Plateau

Moderate 3-mile hike.  About 400’ elevation gain/loss.  Follow a wide Creekside trail about a mile into the canyon, then up to an overlook where we’ll pause to enjoy the hills and canyons before returning via the same trails.  Meet at Conejo Canyons Bridge parking area.  From Tierra Rejada and Moorpark Rd intersection, drive south on Moorpark Rd 1.4 miles.  Right (west) on Santa Rosa Road for 3.7 miles.  Left (south) on Hill Canyon Road 1/2 mile to dirt parking area on the left. 

Wednesday, January 29, 10 am *ADDED OUTING*

Location: Visit to Alpacas at Windy Hill

Explore and learn about this fascinating ranch on 25 acres of prime agricultural property in the rolling hills of nearby Somis.  Alpacas at Windy Hill is home to over 200 alpacas, and is the largest working alpaca ranch in Southern California.  Meet at the ranch entrance at 10 am.  From Moorpark, drive west on Highway 118.  Right (north) on Balcom Canyon Rd 3.3 miles.  Turn left to stay on Balcom Canyon Rd and continue driving 1.1 miles as street-name changes to Bradley Road.  Park on roadside and meet at gate at 7660 Bradley Road.

For directions to trail heads, 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