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Rec and Park - Senior Centers - 106962

Senior Centers - Activity/Program Facility or Centers

This information is from 2007 City-Wide Senior Adult Program at the Department of Recreation and Parks

 

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ASSISTED SERVICES DIVISION
Addr.: 201 Stanyan St. (mailing addr)
San Francisco, CA 94117
Staff: Dave Dinslage & Carolyn Anaya
Ph.: 415-554-8920
Descr./ Date/ Time: This program is for seniors with various disabilities. The program is conducted at Jackson Palyground, at the corner of 17th Street and Arkansas.
Tues and Thurs from 10am to 1pm.
Muni: #22 Fillmore stops @ 17th & Arkansas Streets.
#19 Polk stops @ 17th & Wisconsin streets.
Call 3-1-1 for Muni assistance
PROGRAMS OFFERED
Arts & Craft
Bingo
Cooking
Dominoes
Exercise
Table Games
Music
Outings
Sewing
Softball


BALBOA SWIMMING POOL
Addr.: 51 Havelock St. @ San Jose Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94112
Staff: Kathy Matias
Ph.: 415-337-4701
Descr./ Date/ Time: The pool offers Senior Swim, Monday through Friday, 9am to 10am during the Fall & Spring. During the Summer, the times change to 8am to 9am. Water Exercise Class is held on Monday & Wednesdays, 11am to 12 noon. Cost is $4 per swim plus $1 for classes or you can purchase a senior script ticket at McLaren Lodge, Fell & Stanyan Streets, for $20/10 swims.
Muni: #26 Valencia stops @ San Jose & Havelock Streets
J Church stops on San Jose Ave. (accessible platform @ Metro Terminal)
Call 3-1-1 for Muni assistance
PROGRAMS OFFERED
Swimming


BOEDDEKER PARK
Addr.: Jones & Eddy Streets
San Francisco, CA 94102
Staff: Al Wimberly
Ph.: 415-292-2019
Descr./ Date/ Time: The Boeddeker park Senior Citizens Group meets on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 11am to 4pm.
Muni: #31 Balboa stops @ eddy & Jones Streets
#26 stops at ellis & Taylor Streets
Call 3-1-1 for Muni assistance
PROGRAMS OFFERED
Bingo
Cards
Table Games


CAYUGA PLAYGROUND
Addr.: 301 Naglee
San Francisco, CA 94112
Staff: Jeri Jackson-Randall
Ph.: 415-337-4714
Descr./ Date/ Time: The Cayuga Seniors meet on monday, 10am to 2pm
Muni: #14 Mission stops @ Mission & Foote, walk down to Cayuga & Naglee Call 3-1-1 for Muni assistance
PROGRAMS OFFERED
Bingo
Speakers / Lecturers
Nutrition Site
Outings


ALICE CHALMERS PLAYGROUND
Addr.: 670 Brunswick
San Francisco, CA 94112
Staff: Gertha Curtis
Ph.: 415-337-4711
Descr./ Date/ Time: The Alice Chalmers senior Club meets on Thurssdays, 10am to 2:30pm. Soical activities offered.
Muni: #14 Mission stops @ Brunswick between Lowell & Whittier Call 3-1-1 for Muni assistance
PROGRAMS OFFERED
Arts & Crafts
Bingo
Speakers / Lecturers
Outings


CHINESE RECREATION CENTER
Addr.: 1199 Mason st.(mailing addr)
San Francisco, CA 94108
Staff: Jimmy Chin & Jerry Wong
Ph.: 415-292-2017
Descr./ Date/ Time: The Senior Women's Club meets Tuesdays, 12 to 2:30pm, Senior Group meets Wednesdays, 1 to 4pm. Senior Men's recreational basketball meets Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10am to noon.
Please call for additional times and dates, activities vary.
Muni: #22 Filmore stops @ 17th & Arkansas Streets
#19 Polk stops @ 17th & Wisconsin Streets
Call 3-1-1 for Muni assistance
PROGRAMS OFFERED
Bingo
Dance
Dominoes
Exercise
Music
Sports
Tai Chi


CROCKER AMAZON PLAYGROUND
Addr.: 785 Moscow Street (@Italy)
San Francisco, CA 94112
Staff: Donna Shields
Ph.: 415-337-4708
Descr./ Date/ Time: The Crocker Amazon Seniors meet every Thursday from 10am to 3pm. The Crocker Wednesday Seniors meet every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 6pm to 9pm. Both groups offer occasional meals and social activities.
Muni: #52 Excelsior stops @ Moscow & Italy Streets
Call 3-1-1 for Muni assistance
PROGRAMS OFFERED
Bocce Ball
Bingo
Lectures & Speakers
Exercise
Outings


EUREKA VALLEY RECREATIONAL CENTER
Addr.: 100 Collingwood (between 18th & 19th Streets)
San Francisco, CA 94114
Staff:
Ph.: 415-831-6810
Descr./ Date/ Time: The Eureka Valley Senior Club meets on Wednesdays, 11am to 3pm @ the newly renovated center.s
Muni: F,K,L,M-lines stops at Market & Castro
#33 Stanyan stops @ 19th St. & Collingwood
Call 3-1-1 for Muni assistance
PROGRAMS OFFERED
Bingo
Lectures & Speakers
Outings


EXCELSIOR PLAYGROUND
Addr.: 579 Madrid Street
San Francisco, CA 94112
Staff: Rajan Alexander
Ph.: 415-337-4709
Descr./ Date/ Time: The Excelsior Senior Citizens Club meets on Thursday, 10am to 1:30pm. Surprise raffles once a month.
Muni: #29 Sunset stops @ Persia & Madrid
Call 3-1-1 for Muni assistance
PROGRAMS OFFERED
Bingo
Holidays & Birthdays
Outings
Celebrations


GARFIELD POOL
Addr.: 1271 Treat Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
Staff: Bart Ribotta & Pool Staff
Ph.: 415-695-5001
Descr./ Date/ Time: Senior Swim/Special Needs: Monday through Thursday, 9:30 am-10:55am, Friday 9:30am-10:30am.
Water Exercise Class on Tuesday & Thursday.
Cost is $4 per swim (additional $1, for class or lesson) or you can purchase a script ticket at McLaren Lodge, Fell & Stanyan Streets, $20/10 swims.
Muni: #14 & 49 Mission stops @ 26th & Mission Streets
#27 Bryant stops @ 26th & Bryant Streets
#48 Quintara stops @ 24th & Harrison Streets
Call 3-1-1 for Muni assistance
PROGRAMS OFFERED
Swimming


GARFIELD PLAYGROUND
Addr.: 1271 Treat Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
Staff: Eugene Cook
Ph.: 415-695-5010
Descr./ Date/ Time: The Garfield Senior Program meets on the 2nd and last Thursday of the month. Porgram includes Casino & Shopping trips and occasional luncheons.
Muni: #14 & 49 Mission stops @ 26th & Mission Streets
#27 Bryant stops @ 26th & Bryant Streets
#48 Quintara stops @ 24th & Harrison Streets
Call 3-1-1 for Muni assistance
PROGRAMS OFFERED
Arts & Crafts
Bingo
Cooking
Outings


GLENN PARK RECREATION CENTER
Addr.: 70 Elk Street (Bosworth & O'Shaughnessy)
San Francisco, CA 94131
Staff: Bart Borg
Ph.: 415-337-4705
Descr./ Date/ Time: The Glen Park Senior Bridge Club meets on the 1st and 3rd mondays of the month, 11am to 3:30pm.
Muni: #44 O'shaughnessy stops @ O'shaughnessy Streets
Call 3-1-1 for Muni assistance
PROGRAMS OFFERED
Bridge


GOLDEN GATE PARK SENIOR CENTER
Addr.: 6101 Fulton Street @ 37th Ave
San Francisco, CA 94121
Staff: Victor Lee & Carli Fullerton
Ph.: 415-666-7015
Descr./ Date/ Time: The Golden Gate park Senior Center has a variety of programs to suit all tastes. The site is designated for Seniors, 55 years and older only, and is open 7 days a week. New and innovative programs are being developed. Call to have a weekly program schedule sent to you , or check our website @ www.parks.sfgov.org. We have monthly birthday celebrations and parties for all major holidays.
A montly newsletter is published and is available on the 1st of each month. We take weekly walks in Golden Gate park and other Bay Area locations (when van is available). We offer Spring, Summer & Fall Casino trips and 2 Reno overnight trips a year (call for more infomration.). Dance instruction in Hula, ballroom, Line Dance, Round Dance, Chinese Folk Dance and International Dance. Portrait Painting on Monday, Drop-in Painting on Tuesday and City College ARt instruction on Wednesday. Jewelry Making class on Monday. Craft Classes during the spring and summer months. Music Makers singing group meets on Wednesday. movies on a big screen TV on weekends. Senior Community Garden on sige. Current events discussions on Friday and story telling group once a month. Volunteer opportunities are available.
Muni: #5 Fulton stops @ 36th Ave & Fulton Streets
#31 Balboa stops @ 37th Ave & Balboa Streets
Call 3-1-1 for Muni assistance
PROGRAMS OFFERED
Aerobics (low impact)
Archery (seasonal)
Arts & Crafts
Bicycling
Bingo
Bocce Ball (seasonal)
Cards (bridge, whist, etc)
Ceramics
Chair Exercise
Computer Access
Cooking
Current Events
Dance Lessons
Dupliate Bridge (Fri.)
Hikes
Speaker & Lecturers
Language Classes
Monthly Dinners
Movies
Music
Nutrition Class (CCSF)
Outings
Scrabble
Sewing
Table Tennis (seasonal)
Tai Chi
Ukelele/Guitar Group
Weight Training
Yoga


HAMILTON POOL
Addr.: 1900 Geary Blvd/ (@ Steiner)
San Francisco, CA 94115
Staff: Bart Ribotta
Ph.: 415-292-2001
Descr./ Date/ Time: Senior Swim Tuesday & Thursday, 11am-12noon.
Cost is $4 per swim (additional $1, for class or lesson) or you can purchase a script ticket at McLaren Lodge, Fell & Stanyan Streets, $20/10 swims.
Muni: #38 Geary stops @ Geary Blvd. & Steiner Street
#22 Filmore & #24 Divisadero stops @ Fillmore & Geary
Call 3-1-1 for Muni assistance
PROGRAMS OFFERED
Swimming


HAMILTON RECREATION CENTER
Addr.: 1900 Geary Blvd/ (@ Steiner)
San Francisco, CA 94115
Staff:
Ph.: 415-292-2008
Descr./ Date/ Time: The Hamilton Seniors meet on Wednesdays, 9am-3pm. The Bridge Club meets the 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturday of the month.
The Tap dance group meets on Mondays, 1:15pm-2:00pm and 2:00pm - 3:00pm.
Please Note: This Center is scheduled for renovations in 2007. Call the Center directly for more information..
Muni: #38 Geary stops @ Geary Blvd. & Steiner Street
#22 Filmore & #24 Divisadero stops @ Fillmore & Geary
Call 3-1-1 for Muni assistance
PROGRAMS OFFERED
Arts & Crafts
Bingo
Cards
Dance
Exercise
Nutrition Site
Outings
Speakers/Lecturers
Weight Equipment


MARTIN LUTHUR KING POOL
Addr.: Carroll & 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94124
Staff: Don Lane
Ph.: 415-822-2315
Descr./ Date/ Time: Disabled Water Exercise on Tuesday & Thursday, 10:15-11:45
Senior Swim Tuesday & Thursday, 12noon-1pm.
Cost is $4 per swim (additional $1, for class or lesson) or you can purchase a script ticket at McLaren Lodge, Fell & Stanyan Streets, $20/10 swims.
Muni: #15-3rd Street stops @ 3rd Street & Carroll
#24 Divisadero & #54 Felton stops @ 3rd Street & Palou
Call 3-1-1 for Muni assistance
PROGRAMS OFFERED
Swimming
Exercise


NORTH BEACH POOL
Addr.: Lombard & Mason Streets
San Francisco, CA 94133
Staff: Greg Scott
Ph.: 415-391-0407
Descr./ Date/ Time: Senior Swim Wednesday, 10:45am-11:45am and Sunday, 10am-11:30am.
Cost is $4 per swim (additional $1, for class or lesson) or you can purchase a script ticket at McLaren Lodge, Fell & Stanyan Streets, $20/10 swims.
Muni: #30 Stockton
Cable Car stops @ Mason & Colombus
Call 3-1-1 for Muni assistance
PROGRAMS OFFERED
Swimming
Exercise


PALEGA RECREATION CENTER
Addr.: Felton & Holyoke Streets
San Francisco, CA 94134
Staff: Gayle Jones-Lacy
Ph.: 415-468-2875
Descr./ Date/ Time: The Portola Senior Club meets on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month (please note: the group meets once in November & December). A nutrition class is planned ofr Tuesdays, 10am-11am. Badminton is offered to all on Wednesdays and Fridays 6:30pm-9pm.
Muni: #9 San Bruno stops @ San Bruno & Bacon Streets
#44 O'Shaughnessy stops @ Holyoke & Silver Streets
Call 3-1-1 for Muni assistance
PROGRAMS OFFERED
Bingo
Cards
Exercise
Sewing
Tai Chi


PORTSMOUTH SQUARE
Addr.: Washington & Kearny Streets
San Francisco, CA 94108
Staff: Jessica Luu & Chris Huie
Ph.: 415-773-1869
Descr./ Date/ Time: Portsmouth Squre is open daily, Monday through Friday 12noon to 5pm. The SF Police deparment, Fire Department, and other city agencies provide weekly workshops and special presentations. Translation of mail is provided.
(Staff reads and speaks Cantonese.)
Muni: #30 Stockton stops @ Buchanan & Chestnut Streets
#28 Stops @ Dubose & Divisadero
#43 Masonic Stops @ Fillmore & Chestnut Streets
Call 3-1-1 for Muni assistance
PROGRAMS OFFERED
Arts & Crafts
Bingo
Board Games
Chinese Chess
Cooking
Exercise
karaoke
Movie
Music
Speakers/ Lecturers
Outings


PROJECT INSIGHT (Visually Impaired Program)
Addr.: 501 Stanyan Street (mailing addr.)
San Francisco, CA 94117

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Wawona clubhouse @ 20th Ave and Wawona Street
Staff: Ben Oude Kamphuis, Lucas Metcalf-Tobin, & Florence Chin
Ph.: 415-242-5200
Descr./ Date/ Time: The Senior Gardening Group meets once a week at the Golden Gate Park Nursery or the Wawona clubhouse @ 20th Ave and Wawona Street. Call the staff for dates, times, and schedule.
Muni: #28 19th Ave stops @ 19th Ave. & Wawona Streets
Call 3-1-1 for Muni assistance
PROGRAMS OFFERED
Outings


RANDALL MUSEUM
Addr.: 199 Museum Way
San Francisco, CA 94114

Staff:
Ph.: 415-554-9600
Descr./ Date/ Time: The Randall Museum hosts many activities and exhibits. They offer day and evening classes. Seniors can take classes with their grandchildren in the Museum's family classes. Evening clubs meet on Tuesday, wednesday or Thursdays, 7-930pm. There are volunteer opportunities at the reception desk, animal docent program and special events. Call for schedule.
Muni: #37 Corbett (east to south) stops @ Roosevelt & Museum Way Streets
#37 Corbett (west to north) stops @ Roosevelt & Loma Vista
Call 3-1-1 for Muni assistance
PROGRAMS OFFERED
Arts & Crafts
Music
Speakers / Lectures
Outings


RICHMOND RECREATION CENTER
Addr.: 251 18th Ave
San Francisco, CA 94121

Staff: Jennifer Gee, Emmanuel Blackwell, Wayne Barry, & James Francisco.
Ph.: 415-666-7020
Descr./ Date/ Time: - Dance programs are offered Wednesday morning, 10am-1pm.
- Exercise classes are offered on Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30pm. Wednesday, 7-8pm and Saturday, 10-11am.
- Kenpo Karate on Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30pm-6:45pm.
- Arnis (stick fighting) is on friday evenings, 5:45-6:45pm. - Boxing on Wednesday and Friday evenings, 7:30pm-9pm.
- Tai Chi or Badminton is offered on Thursday, 6:30pm-8pm.
- Jazz Jam session for Seniors is offered on Thursday, 6:40pm to 9:00pm and Saturday (with Swing dancing), 1pm-4pm. Instruction in playing Jazz standards from the "20's to 60's" era. Drums, keyboard and amplified provided. Reading musical notation required.
Muni: #2 Clement stops @ 18th Ave. & Clement Street
#38 Geary stops @ 17th Ave. & Geary Blvd.
#31 Balboa stops @ 18th Ave. & Balboa
Call 3-1-1 for Muni assistance
PROGRAMS OFFERED
Dance
Exercise
Music
Sports
Tennis
Tai Chi


SAVA POOL
Addr.: 19th Ave & Wawona Street
San Francisco, CA 94116
Staff: Danny Ogawa
Ph.: 415-753-7000
Descr./ Date/ Time: PLEASE NOTE: This pool will be closing down for renovation in early 2007
Please call for details.

Senior Swim Monday through Thursday, 11am - 12 noon.
Cost is $4 per swim (additional $1, for class or lesson) or you can purchase a script ticket at McLaren Lodge, Fell & Stanyan Streets, $20/10 swims.
Muni: #28 19th Ave. stops @ 19th ave. & Wawona street
Call 3-1-1 for Muni assistance
PROGRAMS OFFERED
Swimming


ST.MARY'S RECREATION CENTER
Addr.: 95 Justin Drive @ Murray Ave
San Francisco, CA 94112
Staff: Rocky Henly, Reggie Gage, Racer Armstrong, Marty Arenas
Ph.: 415-695-5006
Descr./ Date/ Time: The St. Mary Senior club meet Tuesdays, 10:30am -2pm.
Muni: #14 Mission stops @ Mission and Murray
#67 Bernal heights stops @ Crescent and Murray
Call 3-1-1 for Muni assistance
PROGRAMS OFFERED
Bingo
Exercise
Outings


GENE FRIEND / SOUTH OF MARKET RECREATION CENTER
Addr.: 270 - 6th street @ Folsom
San Francisco, CA 94103
Staff:
Ph.: 415-554-9532
Descr./ Date/ Time: Various senior groups meet at this site. Senior Lunch program will begin early January. Contact center for more information.
Muni: #14 Mission stops @ 6th Street & Mission
Call 3-1-1 for Muni assistance
PROGRAMS OFFERED
Contact center


SHARON ART STUDIO
Addr.: Golden Gate Park - ML King & Bowling Green Drive
San Francisco, CA 94117
Staff:
Ph.: 415-753-7004 Leave a message/request brochure
Descr./ Date/ Time: Intergenerational Program, Monday through Friday, 10am to 10pm. Saturdays, 10am to 4pm. 40 to 50 classes offered. Classes in ceramics, drawing, watercolor, stained glass and jewelry are offered day and evening for 10 week semesters. Fees vary. Call or check webiste; www.sharonartstudio.org
Contact studio or go to website for information.
Muni: N Judah stops @ 9th Ave & Irving
#18 stops at 9th Ave. and Lincoln Way
Call 3-1-1 for Muni assistance
PROGRAMS OFFERED
Arts & Crafts


SOUTH SUNSET PLAYGROUND
Addr.: 40th Ave. & Vicente Street
San Francisco, CA 94112
Staff:
Ph.: 415-566-2845
Descr./ Date/ Time: Self help for the elderly program, 9am to 3pm.
Call for more information.
Muni: #29 Sunset stops @ Sunset Bluvd & Vicente.
#18 Sloat stops at 46th Ave. and Vicente
"L" Taraval stops at 40th Ave. and Taraval
Call 3-1-1 for Muni assistance
PROGRAMS OFFERED
Bingo
Dance
English Classes
Exercise
Karaoke
Speakers / Lectures
Music
Nutrition Site
Outings
Tai Chi


WOH HEI YUEN PLAYGROUND
Addr.: 922 Jackson Street
San Francisco, CA 94133
Staff: Richard Chow
Ph.: 415-989-4442
Descr./ Date/ Time: Call Richard Chow for schedule of programs.
Call for more information.
Muni: #30 Stockton stops @ Jackson & Pacific.
Cable Car stops @ Powell between Washington and Jackson streets
Call 3-1-1 for Muni assistance
PROGRAMS OFFERED
Arts & Crafts
Line Dance
Exercise
Music
Tennis
Tai Chi
Last updated: 1/16/2014 2:53:13 PM