City of El Centro

Parks & Recreation

Adult Programs and Activities
Adult Center

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

 *All program and classes are subject to change without notice

Adult Center January 2024 Calendar
Adult Center January 2024 Calendar

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.

Tai Chi Chuan

Tai Chi Chuan, referred to as Tai Chi, is a form of gentle physical exercise using a series of gentle flowing movements. Tai Chi may help reduce stress, improve balance and hand-eye coordination.


Pilates is a low-impact exercise that helps strengthen muscles while improving posture, flexibility and mobility. This exercise can be modified for almost anyone.


It is never too late to learn something new. Playing musical instruments helps with cognitive brain function, eye and hand coordination, and even help with stress.

Book Club

Do you enjoy reading and discussing a good book? Then this is the club for you. Join our English or Spanish Book Club today. Books are provided at no cost. Even if you don’t enjoy reading, join for an interesting and lively afternoon.

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. No Instructor.   

Jewelry Program

Have a great time learning how to make earrings, necklaces and bracelets. The first project is free. Please bring any bead jewelry material and tools to class after that. 

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! 

Cardio Drumming

Drumsticks + Exercise = A lot of fun! This class is perfect for people with limited mobility who want to burn calories and have fun. Using a Pilates ball, drumsticks and a chair, you will rock out to great songs all while working out your arms and core. this class is easily modified for any intensity of workout that you are looking for.

Art with Ana

In this class you will paint on canvas, sketch, draw and work on other art projects. Using your hands whne creating something can give you a sense of competence and greater self-esteem. Creating art keeps your mind stimulated and can help prevent emotional illnesses. The act of creating art can improve blood flow and dexterity in your fingers, hands and arms.

Tai Chi Chuan Flyer
Zumba Gold Flyer
Pilates flyer
Guitar Class Flyer
Guitar Class Spanish Flyer
Chair Yoga Flyer
Chair Yoga Spanish Flyer

To register for any of the programs, please download and complete the Registration Form below and submit to the Parks and Recreation Department.

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