Stretch your mind, strengthen your body, and deepen your spirit with the Parks and Recreation Department's senior focused programs. Activities abound at our two conveniently located senior program centers in downtown Santa Barbara.
Active Adults Club Membership
Our new Active Adults Club saves you money by letting you pay one annual fee to join all our fitness classes specifically designed for older adults at both the Carrillo Recreation Center and the Louise Lowry Davis Center. Members also have access to the Carrillo Street Gym for table tennis and weight conditioning.
Annual fees for the Active Adults Club are below, and depend on whether or not you live within the Santa Barbara City limits. Please call us at (805) 897-2519 or stop by the front desk at either location to sign up.
Active Adults Club Annual Membership Fees
Family or Household Membership
Senior Programs at the Carrillo Recreation Center
Carrillo Recreation Center
100 East Carrillo Street, Santa Barbara CA 93101
Stretch and Tone
The Stretch and Tone class is offered three days a week (Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday) starting at 10:00 a.m. at the Carrillo Recreation Center and at the Louise Lowry Davis Center at 9:30 a.m., two days a week (Wednesday and Friday) starting Wednesday, March 28th! The class is open to all levels and includes exercises and stretching using resistance bands and small hand weights. Take steps to improve your fitness and enjoy coffee, water, treats, and new friendships after the workout!
Dance Classes and Social Dancing
The landmark Carrillo Recreation Center is also an established dance center with professionally-instructed classes in Ballroom, Swing, Tango, Salsa, Country 2-Step, Belly Dance and more. Most dance classes are offered weeknights in a variety of skill levels, perfect for older adults.
Senior Programs at the Louise Lowry Davis Center
Louise Lowry Davis Center
1232 De La Vina Street, Santa Barbara CA 93101
There are a great variety of activities and classes offered at the Davis Center from personal enrichment classes, free nutritious lunches, and fitness and social programs including foreign language, Qigong, Stretch and Tone, bridge, crafts, games, and movies.
New: Stretch and Tone at the Louise Lowry Davis Center
starts Wednesday, March 28th!
Join us Wednesdays and Fridays at 9:30 a.m. to enjoy healthy exercise and make new friends! Thanks to a generous grant from the Santa Barbara Foundation, we are able to expand the popular Stretch and Tone fitness program to the Louise Lowry Davis Center. First two weeks of classes are FREE then $20 annually residents/ $22 annually non-residents. Come exercise and socialize!
Tea at Ten
Join us for tea, coffee, some sweet treats, and an interesting speaker! Thursday, March 8th at 10:00am we'll be joined by Jason Bryan, Senior Recreation Supervisor, for a talk on the Vial of Life program!
Weekly Senior Activities
The Louise Lowry Davis Center is a hub of interesting, engaging activities for Santa Barbara seniors. Our regular schedule is below, and we have a printable monthly calendar for you as well.
There are many other recreation opportunities for older adults that are not specifically designed for seniors. Parks and Recreation has programming in golf, swimming, tennis, pickleball, and more. Call us and we'll do our best to find activities that fit your interests and needs. Let us be part of your healthy lifestyle!
Jason Bryan Recreation Supervisor Carrillo Recreation Center 100 East Carrillo Street (805) 897-2519 (805) 897-2520 Fax JBryan@SantaBarbaraCA.gov