Due to the directives contained in the Governor's Declarations of Emergency for the State of California (Executive Orders N-25-20 and N-29-20), advertised dates for classes and programming may be changed, cancelled or postponed.
Ontario Senior Center
The Ontario Senior Center is now OPEN to the public! Come visit us Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM or call the Senior Hotline at (909) 395-2021 Monday - Friday from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM to stay connected.
Monday - Friday
8 AM - 6 PM
225 E. B Street
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The Ontario Senior Center is proud to offer multiple services for our Ontario active adults and a variety of programs, activities and classes that accompany the traditional programs that many in our community have come to depend on. The Code of Conduct is strictly enforced for all activities and programs within the Ontario Senior Center. All participants must complete an emergency card before engaging in any activity or program. Programs are subject to change due to health and safety protocols.
Welcome to our new City of Ontario’s Senior Living Newsletter!
During this unprecedented time, as a city it is our goal to continue to keep everyone informed with the most up-to-date information on what is happening in our city. Enhancing the quality of life and connecting community is an important aspect of the Recreation & Community Services Department, and it is important to know that no one is alone in this. We are all in this together, and we are Ontario Strong!
Are you a crafter? You, too, can be a vendor for $15. If you are interested in selling your handmade items, please call 909-395-2021 or register now at here under the Kris Kringle Craft Fair Center Event.
Vendor spaces are non-transferable. Timely requests for credit to the account will be considered. This is a very popular event that sells out annually. Please do not add sales tax of any kind, do not buy a city business license for this 1/2 day event.
Please consider the fixed income of your patrons when setting prices. All items for sale must be homemade/handmade; no exceptions.
Vendor Space is limited to one table only. Placement is on a first-come, first-served basis. Each vendor is responsible for moving their equipment and product. The Ontario Senior Center does not provide moving dollies. All product is the sole responsibility of the vendor. Please bring your start-up money, and the Ontario Senior Center will not make change.
Health and wellness combining light aerobic exercise, walking, corn hole and lawn bowling that aid in building up core strength and improving balance. Twenty-four week program begins in January for new participants. Available for ages 50 and up.
|Tue||1/4 - 2/22||9 AM - 10:30 AM||
De Anza Community & Teen Center
1405 S. Fern Ave
|Thur||1/6 - 2/17||8 AM - 10 AM||
Anthony Munoz Community Center
1240 W. 4th St.
|Thur||1/6 - 2/17||8 AM - 12 PM||
Ontario Senior Center
225 E. B St
|Thur||1/6 - 2/17||8 AM - 12 PM||
Dorothy A. Quesada Community Center
1010 S. Bon View Ave.
|Fri||1/7 - 2/17||9 AM - 10:30 AM||
Westwind Community Center
2455 E. Riverside Dr.
Department of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS) is dedicated to helping seniors. Call the Ontario Senior Center Hotline for an appointment at (909) 395-2021. Available for ages 65 and up.
A variety of social services are available through the Ontario Senior Center. Please call for referral information or to schedule an in-house appointment. Inland Fair Housing and Mediation Board, West End Family Counseling, HICAP and Well-being Checks provide monthly on-site services. Available for ages 65 and up.
Sit on the edge of your seats with anticipation as you play a fun game of Bingo. Mandatory "Buy-in" for regular games is a minimum of $3; specials vary. Each participant must have an emergency card on file. No bingo 12/23, 12/30.
|Thur||12/2 - 2/24||1:30 PM - 4:30 PM||$3 min||21+|
Build up the core strength and improve balance with the aid of a chair while doing a variety of yoga moves. Available for ages 50 and up.
|Wed||1/5 - 1/26||9:30 AM - 10:30 AM||$10||Nikki Valdez|
|Wed||2/2 - 2/23||9:30 AM - 10:30 AM||$10||Nikki Valdez|
Staff teach practical classes for beginning level only. Must be able to attend all three classes. Available for ages 50+.
|Tue||1/11, 1/18, 1/25||9:30 AM - 11:30 AM||$6|
|Tue||2/8, 2/15, 2/22||9:30 AM - 11:30 AM||$6|
Clases De Computacion En Español
|Wed||1/12, 1/19, 1/26||9:30 AM - 11:30 AM||$6|
|Wed||2/9, 2/16, 2/23||9:30 AM - 11:30 AM||$6|
A basic class for learning to use English in everyday conversations that includes books and an audio CD. Available for ages 50 and up.
|Thur||1/6 - 3/10||1 PM - 2 PM||$10|
A class for learning to use Spanish in everyday conversations that includes books and an audio CD. Available for ages 50 and up.
|Intermediate||Wed||1/5 - 3/9||2 PM - 3 PM||$10|
|Beginner||Fri||1/7 - 3/11||2 PM - 3 PM||$10|
Hands on activities to promote small motor skills and fun! Fee includes materials for each two-week session. Available for ages 50 and up.
|Wed||12/8, 12/15||12:30 PM - 1:30 PM||$10|
|Wed||1/5, 1/12||12:30 PM - 1:30 PM||$10|
|Wed||2/2, 2/9||12:30 PM - 1:30 PM||$10|
Ballroom-style dancing meets Latino flare on a beautiful wood floor featuring live music. Adding a Latino night for Spanish music only. Each participant must have an emergency card on file. Dances offered on three Friday nights each month. Available for ages 50 and up.
1/7, 1/14, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/25
|6 PM - 9 PM||$6|
Open daily, and equipped with 4 regulation-sized pool tables, 2 game tables, TV, dartboard and plenty of action.
|Mon-Fri||12/1 - 2/25||8 AM - 6 PM||Free||50+|
Co-ed FUN five days a week, with stretching, bending and small movement activities. Available for ages 50 and up.
|Mon - Fri||12/1 - 2/26||9 AM - 9:30 AM||Free||Pricilla Ivory|
Three hours each Friday morning, bring your own materials. Available for ages 50 and up.
|Fri||12/3 - 2/25||8:30 AM - 11:30 AM||Free|
Serving a nutritious meal Monday through Friday. No meals can be removed from the site.
|Mon - Fri||12/1 - 2/25||11:30 AM - 12:30 PM||Free||60+|
Register and one of the volunteers will give your loved ones a call for companionship, give referrals, and provide much needed social interaction.
|M/W/F||12/1 - 2/25||12 PM - 2 PM||Free||50+|
Bring your own camera Single Lens Reflex (SLR) recommended. Available for ages 50 and up.
|Mon||12/13, 1/9, 1/23, 2/13, 2/27||6 PM - 7 PM||Free|
The YMCA, in partnership with the City of Ontario, offers free transportation to and from the Ontario Senior Center for Ontario residents. This service is available Monday- Friday from 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM. All pick-up and drop-off times are pre-scheduled. For our Ontario active adults 55 years and up. For more information and to schedule an appointment, please call (909) 988-1864.
BUSES AND SHUTTLES
Silver S.T.A.R.S. Senior Transportation & Recreation Shuttle
City of Ontario and YMCA present Senior Transportation for Ontario Residents.
Monday - Friday 8:30AM - 4:30PM
All Pick-up/drop-off times are pre-scheduled
Doctor Appointments Shuttle (limited distance): Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10AM - 4PM
Seniors interested in using this service must call in advance for pick-up and leave a voice message. Reservations must be made a minimum of 24 hours in advance, you will be contacted for confirmation. To schedule transportation, contact the YMCA and leave a message at (909) 988-1864.
(800) 966-6428 or (909) 379-7100
(909) 384-9351 TDD
Omnitrrans is the public transit agency services the San Bernardino Valley. Seniors 62 and older qualify for a discounted rate on fares and bus passes. To find out more, visit OmniTrans
Amtrak Passenger Platform
198 E. Emporia Street
Ontario, CA 91764
(800) 523-6590 TDD
East Ontario Station
3330 E. Francis Street
Ontario, CA 91761
(800) 698-4833 TDD
Co-ed walkers meet most Tuesday mornings. Participants will be earning incentives for completing circuits of 5-mile increments. Available for ages 50 and up.
|Tue||1/4 - 2/22||10 AM - 11 AM||Free|
A healthy alternative for physical fitness, balance and core strength. Includes stretching exercises. All participants are asked to wear loose fitting clothing and bring a mat. No class 1/17, 2/21. Available for ages 50 and up.
|Mon||1/3 - 1/24||10 AM - 11 AM||$10||Rhonda Quinn|
|Wed||1/5 - 1/26||11 AM - 12 PM||$10||Rhonda Quinn|
|Mon||2/7 - 2/28||10 AM - 11 AM||$10||Rhonda Quinn|
|Wed||2/2 - 2/23||11 AM - 12 PM||$10||Rhonda Quinn|
Lower impact dance exercise is a fusion of Cha Cha, Salsa, and other inspired dance steps mixed with Line Dance and some Rock n' Roll. All patrons must complete an emergency card for participation. No class 1/17, 2/21. Available for ages 50 and up.
|Mon||1/3 - 2/28||6 PM - 7 PM||Free||Ginger Dollarhide|
|Wed||1/5 - 2/23||6 PM - 7 PM||Free||Ginger Dollarhide|
Older Adults born in December, January and February can register by calling the Ontario Senior Hotline by Wednesday, February 2. Party to be held on Wednesday, February 16 from 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM. Games for all and gifts for those celebrating.
|Wed||2/16||11:30 AM - 12:30 PM||Free|