Senior Programs and Services

Adults 55 years and older are invited to join in on a wide variety of activities, classes and trips offered at the Yorba Linda Community Center. The Center is a great place to meet new people and to expand your leisure activities. Some of the activities sponsored by the Yorba Linda Senior Citizens Club or the City of Yorba Linda are bingo, exercise classes, country line dancing, senior chorus, ping pong, and much more.

 

Senior Bulletin

You can pick up a quarterly "Yorba Linda Senior Bulletin" at the Yorba Linda Community Center or you can click HERE to see the latest issue. For more information, please call the Yorba Linda Community Center at (714) 961-7181.

Weekly Activity Schedule

Time and Dates are subject to change. Please call (714) 961-7181 for the latest update.

 Monday

Health and Wellness (Aerobics) 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Beginning Bridge Class 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. $

Watercolor Painting Class 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Senior Serv Lunch 11:30 a.m.$

Party Bridge 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. $

Hatha Yoga with Mikki* 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. $

Tuesday

Duplicate Bridge 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. $

Longevity Stick - Session I 8:00 - 9:00 am   Session II  9:15 - 10:15 am

Stand Tall* 9:15 - 10:15 a.m. $

Maintain Health with Dan 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Chair Yoga* (Coming in June) 11:00 am -12:00 pm $

Senior Serv Lunch 11:30 a.m. ( no lunch held 4/5, 5/3, and 5/17)

Canasta 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Pinochle 12:15 - 3:30 p.m.

Hand & Foot 12:15 - 4:00 p.m.

Senior Chorus 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Zumba Gold* 1:30 - 2:15 p.m. $

Wednesday

Horseshoes at Hurless Barton Park 8:00 - 9:00 a.m..

Senior Striders Walking Group 8:00 a.m.

Duplicate Bridge 8:15 am - 12:00 pm $

Oil Painting Class 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Health and Wellness with Cathy 9:00 - 11:00 am

Senior Serv Lunch 11:15 a.m.

Duplicate Bridge 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. $

Bingo 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. $

Beginning Line Dancing 12:20 - 1:00 p.m. $

Ping Pong 12:30 - 4:00 p.m.

Advanced Beginner Line Dancing 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. $

Healthy Balance with Dan 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Thursday

Intermediate Bridge Instruction/Practice 8:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Longevity Stick  Session I - 8:00 - 9:00 am and Session II 9:15 - 10:15 am.

Introduction to Computers and Internet Class* 10:30 - 11:50 am. $

Maintain Your Health with Dan (Tai Chi) 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

SeniorServ Lunch 11:30 a.m.

Cribbage 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Mahjong 12:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Hand and Foot 12:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Partnership Party Bridge 12:15 - 3:30 p.m. $

Knitting, Crochet, & Needlecraft 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Friday

Ping Pong 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Quilting Class 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Health and Wellness with Janine 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Senior Serv Lunch 11:30 a.m.

Duplicate Bridge 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. $

Fun & Chat 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.

Bunco 12:30 - 3:00 p.m $

 

* Indicates pre-registration required
$ Denotes a fee is charged for this class or activity. Please call the Yorba Linda Community Center at (714) 961-7181 for more information

 

SeniorServ Lunch Program

Enjoy a nutritious lunch served Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 11:30 a.m. and Wednesday at 11:15 a.m. by Community SeniorServ. Meals are provided for a $3 voluntary suggested donation for all seniors age 60 and over and other eligible participants under the age of 60.  We realize some people are unable to donate and we will not deny services for this reason. A $5.00 fee is required for all guests under the age of 60.  For more information and a MAY menu click HERE .  For further questions, please visit the Community Center or call (714)961-7181.

Movie Matinees

Enjoy watching recent blockbusters hits as well as eclectic favorites.  Movies are shown on the second and fourth Mondays of the month.  Movies start promptly at 12:30 p.m. Refreshments are provided.

March 28 - Woman in Gold

 April 11 - The Intern

april 25 - Bridge of Spies

May 9 - Miss You Already

May 23 - The Walk

June 13 - Creed

June 27 - Inside Out

 

NEW!!!!  Senior Grocery Program

1st and 3rd Thursday of the month, 8:30 - 9:30 am

Beginning Thursday, April 21, in partnership with Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County, the Yorba Linda Community Center will offer a new Senior Grocery Program.  The new program will consist of a "pop-up market" where senior attendees can select the grocery items of their choice.  Grocery items will include fresh produce, dairy, deli meats, bread, and more! No registration is required and there are no income requirements.  Just bring a few reusable grocery bags!  This program will replace the existing Food Districution program.  For more information, please call (714) 961-7181.

Senior Citizen Dances:

Sunday afternoons, 1:30 - 4:30 pm Yorba Room.  Purchase tickets for $5 at the door.  Light refreshments will be served.

Spring Fling Senior Dance - Sunday, April 10.  Entertainment will be provided by The Hep-Cats.

New York, New York Dance - Sunday, June 26.   Music by The Jim Gilman Band

Special Events

Irish Garden Tea & Fashion Show - Tuesday, May 17, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. $20/person 

Ladies bring your favorite tea cup and enjoy an afternoon of tea and fashions in a garden-like atmosphere.  Fashions will be presented by Yorba Linda boutique Ear Abstracts, Etc.  Tickets will go on sale Monday, April 18.  For more information, please call (714)961-7181. 

 

Get Informed

Be a life-long learner with the Senior Center's "Get Informed" series of lectures.  Enjoy these 60 - 90 minute presentations on a variety of topics including health, finance, and consumer information.  Lectures are held on Wednesday mornings at 10:00 a.m. unless otherwise noted.  To reserve your spot, please call the Community Center at (714) 961-7181.  Upcoming lectures include:

March 23 - Dehydration and Nutrition and Medication and Balance

April 6 - Let's Get Organized - Paper Management

April 14 - ClearCaptions Phones (Held at 12:30 pm)

 April 20 - Volunteer Opportunities in Your Community

April 27 - Understanding Dementia

May 16 - Alzheimer's Disease - Includes Free Memory Screening (Held at 3:00 pm)

May 18 - Hearing Screening - Appointment Required (10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

May 18 - The Healthy Eye

June 15 - Senior Living Options

June 22 - Depression, Dementia, and Delirium

June 29 - How to Increase Your Health and Wellness

 

Senior Transportation (T.R.A.I.L.S.)   (Registration Form)  and Brochure

Happy TRAILS to you! The bus is now here and ready to transport you to and from the Yorba Linda Community Center/Senior Center, your local doctor's office, grocery store, hair appointments and visits.

T.R.A.I.L.S. (Transporting Retired Adults Into Local Services) is available on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Fridays between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  There is a $1 fee per trip. A round trip is $2. The vehicle may travel within a one-mile radius outside the City limits to local services, such as Placentia-Linda Hospital and Anaheim Hills Festival Shopping Center. T.R.A.I.L.S. is designed for Yorba Linda residents 55 years and older. All potential users must complete a small application to receive their rider identification card. Applications are available at the Yorba Linda Community Center. For more information, please call the Yorba Linda Community Center / Senior Center at 1-714-961-7181.To schedule a ride please call: 1-714-528-RIDE (7433) Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

HICAP (Health Insurance Counseling Advocacy Program)

HICAP can interpret Medicare and health insurance jargon, assist with appeals for denials of service from Medicare or your HMO, and help you evaluate Medicare Supplemental Insurance policies, HMOs, Medicare Rx Drug Plans and long-term care insurance policies. They can give you facts and information about different types of coverage and refer you to legal representative if necessary.  Counseling is done on a one-on-one basis and an appointment is required.  Please call the Yorba Linda Community Center at (714) 961-7181 to make an appointment.

Adult Public Health Nursing Services Nurse

Adult Public Health Nursing Services (formerly PHCA) is a community health assessment program for adults.  Those over the age of 50 can receive basic health screenings, health maintenance counseling and follow-up for clients with special needs and health problems.  Appointments are available April 4 & 18, May 2 & 16, June 6 & 20. Appointment is required.  Please visit or call the Community Center at (714) 961-7181 to reserve an appointment.

Yorba Linda Senior Citizens Club Sponsored Activities

2016 SENIOR CLUB MEMBERSHIPS
Yorba Linda Senior Citizen Club annual memberships are $10.00 per member. Members receive priority registration on all senior travel trips, discounts on Senior Club Monthly Luncheons. Bridge and Bingo games, Special drawings at Senior Club Events, and not to mention the companionship, fun and sense of belonging you will experience. A membership form is located in the Senior Bulletin or may be picked up at the Senior Club office.  Office hours are most Mondays, Tuesday, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. but you may call ahead to ensure a membership volunteer will be available to take your membership.  Membership dues may also be mailed to the Senior Club with an accompanying self-addressed stamped envelope.

BINGO

Bingo is played every Wednesday. Doors open at 10:00 a.m. and games start at 12:00 p.m. The cost is $1.00 a card for members and $1.25 for non-members. Power Ball cost is $1.00.  Special cash prizes for Power Ball and raffle are awarded to Senior Club members only. 

BRIDGE

Bridge is played at varying days and times; please check the calendar for details.  The cost to play bridge is $2.00 for members and $2.25 for non-members.

Monthly General Meeting & Luncheon

Each month the Senior Club holds a General Meeting & Luncheon.  The event opens with general Senior Club announcements and is followed by a delicious lunch catered by such establishments as Kenos, Wings or Stefano's.  During lunch the participants are diverted by a variety of entertainers such as singers, magicians, comics, dancers, and a variety of other talented professionals.  The cost of the Senior Club Monthly Lunch is $8.00 for non-members and $7.00 for members.  Members are also entered into a member's only drawing.

TRAVEL

Join our older adults as they travel both near and far to fun and exciting places. This is a great way to meet new friends and visit some interesting places. Open Monday through Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Senior Club Members receive priority registration the first day trips go on sale. Call (714)961-7187 for more information and prices. 

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