ACTIVE ADULTS PROGRAM

Classes for mature adults designed to provide learning opportunities to optimize physical and mental fitness.

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Active Adult classes – formerly 50-plus

The pursuit of knowledge through life-long learning, whether it’s learning to speak a foreign language, improve your health and fitness, write a newsletter, or research your family history, has wonderful benefits for adults – young and old:

  • Keeps your mind sharp
  • Improves memory
  • Increases self-confidence
  • Offers an inexpensive way to try something new
  • Saves money as you learn to do it yourself
  • Gives you a feeling of accomplishment
  • Helps you meet people who share your interests
  • Builds on skills you already have
  • Offers an opportunity to learn a new skill or trade and increase your income
  • Gives you a new interest that you can share with family and friends

Note! These classes are self-supporting and are not funded by the state.
For more detailed information about any of the offerings listed please click the enroll now button.

applied arts

PAINTING: WATERCOLOR – INTERMEDIATE LEVEL

San Mateo Senior Center
Th 9:30 – 12 pm 9/5 – 11/21 $105

FUNDAMENTALS OF DRAWING & WATERCOLOR

Foster City Community Center
Th 1 – 3 pm 9/5 – 10/10 $75
Th 1 – 3 pm 10/17 – 11/21 $75

PAINTING & DRAWING – MEDIUMS AND METHODS

Foster City Recreation Center
T 9:30 – 11:30 am 9/3 – 11/19 $105
T 12:30 – 2:30 pm 9/3 – 11/19 $105

SILK PAINTING – 6 WEEKS

Millbrae Community Center
Friday 10 – 12 pm 10/11 – 11/22 $75

HAND KNITTING—6 WEEKS

Foster City Recreation
W 10:30 – 12:30 pm 9/4 – 10/9 $70
W 1:30 – 3:30 pm 9/4 – 10/9 $70
W 10:30 – 12:30 pm 10/16 – 11/20 $70
W 1:30 – 3:30 pm 10/16 – 11/20 $70

Music appreciation

AFTERNOON AT THE OPERA

San Mateo Senior Center—Activity Room
M 2:30 – 4:30 pm 10/7 – 12/9 $105

WEST BAY COMMUNITY BAND

Mills High School
M 7:30 – 9:30 pm 8/19 – 12/9 $100

Health and Fitness

AEROBICS LIGHT: ENDURANCE, BALANCE, AGILITY

Central Park Recreation Center
M 10 – 11 am 8/19 – 12/9 $50
F 10 – 11 am 8/23 – 12/13 $50

AEROBICS DANCE FITNESS

Millbrae Library, Chetcuti Room
M 9 – 10 am 8/19 – 12/9 $50

Millbrae Community Center
W 9 – 10 am 8/21 – 12/11 $50

ZUMBA “GOLD”

Central Park Recreation Center
M 9 – 10 am 8/19 – 12/9 $50
W 9 – 10 am 8/21 – 12/11 $50

Foster City Recreation Center
T 10:45 – 11:45 am CLASS FULL
T 11:45 – 12:45 pm CLASS FULL

EAST/WEST EXERCISE: STRETCH STRENGTH BALANCE

Millbrae Community Center
T 9:30 – 10:30 am 8/20 – 12/10 $50

Foster City Recreation Center
W 10:45 – 11:45 am 8/21 – 12/11 $55

TAI CHI 101: BEGINNING TAI CHI ZUNGU CHEN FAMILY TAIJI

Millbrae Community Center
W 2 – 3 pm 8/21 – 12/11 $50

Foster City Recreation Center
T 1 – 2 pm 8/20 – 12/10 $55

TAI CHI 101 BEGINNERS INTENSIVE

Foster City Recreation Center
T 2:10 – 3:10 pm 9/10 – 11/12 $90

TAI CHI 102 INTENSIVE

San Mateo Adult School – Saturn/Venus Room
M 2:30 – 3:30 pm 9/9 – 11/18 $85

TAI CHI 103 INTENSIVE CLASS CANCELLED

San Mateo Adult School-Saturn/Venus Room
M 3:40 – 4:40 pm 9/9 – 11/18 $85

PILATES GENTLE: LEVEL 1

San Bruno Senior Center
M 3:30 – 4:30 pm 8/19 – 12/9 $50

PILATES GENTLE: LEVEL 2

Millbrae Community Center
Th 10:15 – 11:15 am 8/22 – 12/12 $50

PILATES: BALL WORKOUT INTERMEDIATE

San Mateo Adult School
W 12:15 – 1:15 pm 8/21 – 12/11 $50

YOGA FOR MIDLIFE

San Bruno Senior Center
Th 10:15 – 11:15 am 8/22 – 12/12 $50
M 2:15 – 3:15 pm 8/19 – 12/9 $50
M 4:30 – 5:30 pm 8/19 – 12/9 $50

Foster City Community Center
T 11 – 12 pm 8/20 – 12/10 $55
Th 12:15 – 1:15 pm 8/22 – 12/12 $55

YOGA: GENTLE

San Bruno Senior Center
M 8/19 – 12/9 2:15 – 3:15 pm $50

BETTER BALANCE: LEVEL 1—12 WEEKS

Millbrae Community Center
Th 12:45 – 1:30 pm 9/5 – 11/21 $55

BETTER BALANCE: LEVEL 2

Central Park Recreation Center
M 11:30 – 12:30 pm CLASS FULL
W 10:05 – 11:05 am CLASS FULL

Millbrae Community Center
Th 11:30 – 12:30 pm CLASS FULL

BETTER BONES EXERCISES FOR OSTEOPOROSIS– 14 WEEKS

San Mateo Adult School
W 1:45 – 2:45 pm 8/21 – 11/20 $100

EXERCISES TO HELP PREVENT FALLS – 12 WEEKS

Millbrae Community Center
T 1:30 – 2:15 pm 9/3 – 11/19 $55

Other programs

THOUGHTS & EXPRESSIONS
$50
CURRENT EVENTS
Central Park Recreation Center
50 E. 5th Ave. San Mateo, CA. 94401
T 10:15 – 11:15 am 8/20 – 12/10 $50
Millbrae Library – Meeting Room
450 Poplar Ave. Millbrae CA. 94430
T 1:30 – 2:30 pm 8/20 – 12/10 $50
San Bruno Senior Center
1555 Crystal Springs Rd. San Bruno, CA. 94066
W 1 – 2 pm 8/21 – 12/11 $50
FAMILY HISTORY & RESEARCH
$50
BASIC GENEALOGY FOR BEGINNERS
San Mateo Adult School – Mercury Room
789 E. Poplar Ave. San Mateo, CA. 94401
Th 12:30 – 2:30 pm 9/5 – 9/26 $50
INTERMEDIATE & ADVANCED GENEALOGY
San Mateo Adult School – Mercury Room
789 E. Poplar Ave. San Mateo, CA. 94401
Th 12:30 – 2:30 pm 10/3 – 11/21 $80
MEMOIRS PLUS
San Mateo Senior Center
2645 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo, CA. 94403
F 1 – 3 pm 9/6 – 11/22 $105
AARP SMART DRIVER PROGRAM
$50
PROGRAM RETURNING IN SPRING 2020

GUEST PASSES

Guest Passes are a great way to sample many of our class offerings. Purchase a few guest passes for yourself, or to have a few on hand to invite a friend or visiting relative to class.

Guest passes can be used for the following Active Adult Program classes only: Fitness Education, Health Topics, Knitting, and Music Appreciation. Passes are not applicable to classes that feature ongoing projects and involve use of supplies such as Painting and Drawing.

Guest Pass for 1 hour classes: $8.00
Guest Pass for 2 hour classes: $15.00

Classes at the FOSTER CITY RECREATION CENTER and the SAN MATEO SENIOR CENTER are subject to an additional $5.00 Facility/Administrative Fee, already added to the registration fee listed for each class.

Locations

SAN MATEO ADULT & CAREER EDUCATION

789 E Poplar Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401

MILLBRAE LIBRARY

1 Library Ave, Millbrae, CA 94030

CENTRAL RECREATION CENTER

50 E 5th Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401

San Bruno Senior Center

1555 Crystal Springs Rd, San Bruno, CA 94066

San Mateo Senior Center

2645 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo, CA 94403

Foster City Community Center

1000 E Hillsdale Blvd, Foster City, CA 94404