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

 


Valentine's Day Luncheon 


Join us as we celebrate Valentine’s Day with a delicious lunch, fun games and prizes, and special guest entertainment by Phil Mercurio. 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.  No eligible participant will be denied service because of their inability to donate the suggested amount. Call 517-6261 to make your reservation.   

Date: Wednesday, February 14

Time:11:45 a.m. 


February Birthday Luncheon

Travel “across the pond” with the Active Adult Center’s very own Golden Pipers for a performance of music from My Fair Lady, and stories about the life and reign of Queen Elizabeth II.  The Senior Nutrition Program is partially funded by Older American Act funds granted by the Ventura County Area Agency on Aging. This program is sustained with the help of your contributions. No eligible participant age 60+ is denied service because of their inability to donate

Date: Wednesday, February 28
Time: 11:45 a.m.
Suggested Donation: $3.00 (60 yrs. +) 
Lunch Cost: $6.75 (Under 60 yrs.

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)




Applications


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

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