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Adult Programs and Activities



                         Gustavo Ibarra                                                        Ana Pineda
               Adult Center Coordinator                               Adult Center Recreation Leader

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Phone: 760-370-0160

El Centro Adult Center Services Guide August 2019

Adult Center Registration Form 



 *All program and classes are subject to change without notice


Health and Wellness




Zumba Gold - Zumba Fitness is an interval-style, dance based workout. This program will use a variety of rhythms, including Latin and world music, to provide a low impact workout for older adults. The easy-to-follow choreography will focus on balance, coordination and range of motion. The fun and varied music will also provide a party like atmosphere for socialization, enjoyment and stress relief.
Cost: $3 Residents
          $5 Non-Residents
Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Chair Yoga  - Chair Yoga includes a relaxation period, breathing excersises and postures with variations appropriate for the level of participants
          $3 Residents
          $5 Non-Residents
Days: Wednesdays & Thursdays
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Tai Chi Chuan - The purpose of this program is to introduce the health benefits that Tai Chi Chuan can offer. Tai Chi Chuan is designed to improve the quality of life by using slow pace movements along with deep breathing techniques.
Cost: $5 Residents
          $10 Non-Residents
Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Senior Basic Exercise - Come in and enjoy nice class of basic excersises for seniors and adults. From one pound weight exerises to stretch bands we strive to stay active and healthy.

Cost: Free
Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Adult Walking Club - The Adult Walking Club meets every Monday at the Martin Luther King Jr. Sports Pavilion at 9:00 a.m. If you are looking for a new way to motivate yourself and others to get moving, come and start your morning with us. You are able to walk at your own pace.
Cost: $1.00
(Free for El Centro residents)
Days: Mondays
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Senior Nutrition Program - Senior Programs are provided to you through contracts with the Imperial County Area Agency on Aging through funding received from the California Department of Aging. Contact the AAA at 442-265-7000 for further program information.
Phone: 760-353-2748
Suggested Donation: $2
Days: Monday - Friday 
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Crochet Program - Come and learn how to make fun and different things out of yarn. This crochet program teaches seniors and adults how to create different things from their wonderful hands. Scarves and beanies for the winter, baby blankets and yarn slippers are some of the crafts this fine program has to offer. Whether you're a man or a woman, learning how to create these things is amazing. No Instructor.
Cost: Free
Days: Wednesdays
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Jewlery Program - Have a great time learning how to make earrings, nekclaces and bracelets. The first project is free. Please bring any bead jewlery material and tools to class after that.
Cost: Free
Days: Wednesdays & Fridays
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Movie Day - Come join us for a fun movie every Friday at the Adult Center. Enjoy Popcorn, soda, tea and a great movie. Admission is free!
Cost: Free
Day: Fridays
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Drum Circle - Join us and get your rhythm on at the Adult Center. Learn different beats as we play together. No experiance necessary. All drums and rhythm instruments are included. 
Cost: Free
Days: Fridays - 10:15 am - 11:00 am


Coloring TherapyThe sence of calm that you may experiance when coloring may be due to the simplicity of the activity. Coloring can provide a much needed distraction from stress and the experiance can transport us back to easier, childhood days. 
Cost: Free
Days: Monday - Friday
Time: Any time we are open

*Limited supplies are available



Arts & Crafts - Join us to make fun arts & crafts projects.  No experience needed.
Cost: Free
Days: Wednesdays - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
           Fridays - 9:00 am - 10:45 am



Intro to Computers - A course that is offered to seniors and adults who wish to learn the basics of computers. Explore various programs such as Microsoft Word, Internet, send e-mails and many more features that Windows has to offer. This course has a limit of four (4) students per class. 
Cost: $25 per month
$15 per month for seniors (62+)
Level 1 - Beginning I - Mondays & Wednesdays
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (English)
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (Spanish)
Level 2 - Beginning II - Tuesdays & Thursdays
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. (English)
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Spanish)
Dates To Be Determined.

Intergenerational Tech Squad - Join us two times a month and bring your questions about your tablet, smartphone (Apple or Android), laptop or any other technological devices and we will answer them as best as we can. 
Next session: March 20, 2019

Health Education for Older Adults - Join this class to learn about nutrition and how to stay active throughout the day. This class focuses on balance, flexibility, cardio, dance, and different nutrition tips. Instructor: Edgar Torres

Class by Imperial Valley College

Registration Required


Cost:  Free

Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays

Time: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm


We are located at:

385 S. First Street
El Centro, CA 92243
(760) 370-0160