Adult Programs (Ages 60+)

Winter/Spring 2022 

Registration OPEN for all Senior/Adult Classes and Programs

In-person registration is available at the El Cerrito Community Center (7007 Moeser Lane). See office hours below 

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OFFICE HOURS
Updated January 18, 2022
Monday-Thursday
9:00am-12pm: Walk-ins Welcome
1:00-4:00pm: By appointment Only

To schedule an appointment, call (510)559-7000 or email recreation@ci.el-cerrito.ca.us 

HOLIDAYS OBSERVED (OFFICE CLOSED)
February 21 - Presidents Day
May 30 - Memorial Day
July 4 - Independence Day
September 5 - Labor Day
November 11 - Veterans Day
November 24 & 25 - Thanksgiving

CLICK HERE to view the 2022 Winter/Spring rEC Guide. The guide includes Swim Center activities, recreational classes for all ages, services for senior citizens, important dates and more! Be sure to check it out to view activity descriptions, dates, times, and fees.

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WS Senior Class 2022

60+ Bulletin


The City of El Cerrito Recreation Department's 60+ Bulletin is published monthly and helps to keep you informed of current senior programs, services and special events. To receive the 60+ Bulletin by email, call (510)559-7000 or email recreation@ci.el-cerrito.ca.us

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60Plus February 2022

Upcoming Senior Presentations & Workshops

CLICK HERE to register online for presentations and workshops or in-person at the El Cerrito Community Center (7007 Moeser Lane) during office hours. 

  • Chair Yoga Workshop (Free)
    Wednesday, February 16, 1:30-2pm
    Join Instructor Hiromi as she demonstrates yoga from a seated position. All levels are welcome. This is a one-time FREE workshop. Take home what you learn. Registration
    and proof of vaccination card or negative COVID-19 results within the last 3 days REQUIRED and masks are to be worn indoors at all times. 

     

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Chair Yoga Workshop

Senior Support Services

Respite Program

Tuesdays, 10am-3pm
The Respite program provides a brief respite to caregivers of adults suffering from memory loss diseases such as Alzheimer's and Dementia, while offering program participants supervision and programming designed to help keep them functioning at their highest level possible. The program is held at the El Cerrito Community Center (7007 Moeser Lane) and is run in partnership with West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) Older Adult Education. The Respite program operates September through June and follows the WCCUSD calendar. Transportation to and from the program is available to El Cerrito Residents. Pre-approval is required. Fees will be calculated by the number of days attending the program and the rates are as follows: Resident $29/day and Non-Resident: $36/day. For registration and more information, call (510)559-7000 or email recreation@ci.el-cerrito.ca.us

Easy Ride Paratransit Service

Easy Ride Paratransit Senior & Disabled Transportation Service is a van ride service for seniors (65 and older) and persons 18 and over with a disability who are El Cerrito residents 94530. The cost per ride is $3. The door-to-door shuttle is funded by Measure J Sales Tax. For more information or to register CLICK HERE

Cafe Costa To-Go Meal Program

City of El Cerrito staff deliver meals provided by the county Senior Nutrition Program to the homes of El Cerrito seniors enrolled in the Cafe Costa program. Curbside pickup at the El Cerrito Community Center, 7007 Moeser Lane, is available for non-resident seniors age 60+ who enroll in the Cafe Costa Senior Nutrition Program.  

All meals will be packaged in the home-delivered format, which includes a 3-compartment tray for the frozen entree and side dishes as well as a bread/crackers, milk/calcium fortified drinks, and fruit items. 5-day meal packs will be delivered on Wednesdays between 11-12:30pm (subject to change). Click HERE for current weekly menu of meals.

If you are interested in the Cafe Costa To-Go Senior Meal Program, you must complete Contra Costa County Health Services forms to enroll. Registration forms can be downloaded HERE or emailed to you or delivered to your home (El Cerrito Residents only). Call (510) 559-7000 or email recreation@ci.el-cerrito.ca.us to request forms or for more information.

Digital COVID-19 Vaccination Record

Visit myvaccinerecord.cdph.ca.gov to receive a digital copy of your vaccination record that can be downloaded on to your smartphone.

Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program (HICAP)

In-person appointments are available at the El Cerrito Community Center, 7007 Moeser Lane on the first Monday of each month at 11:00am, 12:00pm and 1:00pm.  To schedule an appointment call (925) 655-1393

Blind & low Vision Support Group

The Lions Center for the Visually Impaired host a virtual Blind and Low Vision Support Group.  Call (925) 664-8212 for meeting dates and times. Meetings are held virtually*. *subject to change