Older Adult Programs
The Adult Recreation Center is open Monday thru Friday for adults who are 50 years of age and older. From 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, older adults are welcome to come in and socialize.
Throughout the week, we offer a variety of activities and programs. To see a detailed list, please visit our Adult Center Activities Page.
NEW! Pickle Ball at Smith Park
Join us as we learn about America's fastest growing sport, Pickleball! Presented by our guest instructor, Michele Logan, Pasadena's USAPA Pickleball ambassador, you will learn all about the history of the sport and about all that goes into playing it. Pickleball is a lower physically demanding sport, that will also give you the opportunity to connect with your peers. Beginners young and old are welcome to observe and play this awesome game. Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to get active!
Pickleball Demonstration: Friday, December 9th, 9am - 12pm, Smith Park Tennis Courts
Open Court Time
Beginning the week of November 28th, enjoy a friendly game of Pickleball during open court time at Smith Park! Pickleball is a fun, low impact racquet sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis, and is suitable for all ages! Get some fresh air and exercise!
Open Court Pickleball Time: Mondays and Wednesdays, 9am - 12pm, Smith Park Tennis Courts (Beginning week of Nov. 28)
Learn more about Pickleball by visiting the USAPA website.
NEW! Open Computer Time for Older Adults
Need to check your email or want to surf the internet, but don't have a computer? Come enjoy free, open computer time! No need to pre-register, just show up ready to surf the web.
Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Padillo Room Lounge, 10 am to 12 pm.
*Beginning the week of November 14*
NEW! Introduction to Computers for Active Seniors Class
We are offering a brand new computer class for older adults. Computer skills are essential for everyone these days, so this is a great opportunity for those who want to learn.
The class is designed for beginners with limited computer knowledge. Under the direction of instructor Alan Ng, participants will learn basic computer skills, how to navigate the world wide web and terms that they might have heard before but weren’t quite sure what they meant. This class is interactive and will help participants learn how to operate a computer with hands on training.
The classes will be held at the Adult Recreation Center, 324 S Mission Dr. on Fridays from 12:30 to 1:15 pm Registration is open for the low price of $50 for residents and $55 for non-residents, the next cycle of classes begin 10/28. There will be a $10 supply fee payable to the instructor at the first class.
Senior Services Case Management
The Senior Services Case Manager can provide referral information for needs such as
housing, Medi-Care and Medi-Cal, legal services, health counseling, and much more. For more information, please visit our Case Management page.
Grapevine Press Newsletter
Monthly newsletter with information on upcoming activities and programs for older adults. November Newsletter and November Menu. Hot lunch is served daily at the Adult Center, choose from the American or Chinese menu. Call ahead to reserve your meal (626) 308-2823. For more information, see our Nutrition Programs Page.
Cell Phone Recycling Program
Support the City of San Gabriel Older Adult Programs and donate your cell phone today!
For more information on any of these programs, please contact Recreation Supervisor James Lara at (626) 308-2875