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Senior Activities & Services

NEVER-TOO-LATE-AEROBICS

A low-impact aerobics program designed specifically for anyone 50 years of age and older. This class will aid in the improvement of circulation, mobility, flexibility, muscle tone, balance and posture. Please wear comfortable clothes and tennis shoes.
 
Fee: $2.25 per class
Rizal Community Center
M - Th 10:15 - 11:00a
For more information, call 916-395-0601.
 

TAI CHI WORKSHOP FOR SENIORS 

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Curious about Tai Chi? Based on Sun Style Tai Chi, this introductory workshop introduces gentle, flowing movements to increase muscular strength, protect joints, and improve balance, flexibility and heart/lung activity. Instructor is Paulette Douglas.

Location: Fruitridge Community Center, 4000 Fruitridge Road
Fee: $2.25 per class
Days/Times: Fridays, 12:30 - 1:30p

RHYTHM & MOTION CARDIO DANCE FITNESS 

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Join us for a cardio-intense dance class that uses a variety of music from around the world, creating a captivating class filled with fun moves for each song. Along with working the body, we will also work the mind by learning simple dance routines. No experience necessary.  This class is taught by Geno Torres, 2005 IDC National Jazz Dance Gold Champion (Senior Group Division).

Location: Rizal P. Community Center, 7320 Florin Mall Drive
Fee: $15 per month
Days/Times: Fridays, 10:15a - 11:15a

WATERCOLOR FOR SENIORS

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Create beautiful landscapes and still life with watercolors. Students will learn various techniques from dry brushing to color mixing. Students will use landscapes, still life, floral and people to practice and apply techniques. Go home with your own creation after every class!

Location: Fruitridge Community Center, 4000 Fruitridge Road
Fee: $48 ($35 supply fee payable to instructor)
Dates/times: Mondays 4/3/17 – 4/24/17, 10:00a - 12:00p
Class #: 14883

AARP DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM

Learn the current rules of the road, defensive driving techniques, and how to operate your vehicle more safely in today's increasingly challenging driving environment. The course fee is non-refundable: $15 for AARP members or $20 for non-AARP members. To register, or if you have any questions, please contact instructor Reggie Toran at (916) 897-9432 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
Dates:
1) 11/14/2017 & 11/15/2017, 9:00a - 1:00p, Jose P. Rizal Community Center (7320 Florin Mall Drive)
2) 1/16/2018 & 1/17/2018, 9:00a - 1:00p, Jose P. Rizal Community Center (7320 Florin Mall Drive)

SOUTHGATE SEWING GROUP - FREE!

All are welcome to join the Southgate Sewing Group.  Participants should bring their own supplies, sewing machines, and current or unfinished projects to work on.  An iron and ironing board will be available for group use. There is no instructor provided, but members help one another. This is a great place to sew, knit, chat and make new friends. The group meets every Wednesday at the Fruitridge Community Center from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  For more information, please contact Nora Haley (916) 743-4028.
*Note: There will be no facilitator on the second Wednesday of each month.
 

FRUITRIDGE PINOCHLE CLUB

The Fruitridge Pinochle card players gather every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and the second Tuesday of every month from 9:00a – 3:00p for a lively afternoon of pinochle at the Fruitridge Community Center. Players of all levels are encouraged to attend and participate. Tournaments are played the second Tuesday of each month.
 

FRUITRIDGE BRIDGE CLUB

The Fruitridge Bridge card players gather every Wednesday from 11:00a – 3:00p for a lively afternoon of bridge at the Fruitridge Community Center. Players of all levels are encouraged to attend and participate. 
 

SENIOR LUNCH PROGRAM

The Meals on Wheels by Asian Community Center program serves hot lunches at the Fruitridge Community Center for seniors 60 years and older.  Meals are available by reservation only with a suggested donation of $2.00 per meal. Guests of seniors are also invited to attend for a fee of $7.50 per meal.  Advance lunch reservations are required.  Reservations are due by 12:00 p.m. each Monday for meals being served the following week. Lunches are served Mondays - Fridays at 11:45 a.m.  Please call Ricky Fields for more information or to reserve your lunch at (916) 422-7610.
 

SOUTHGATE SUNSHINE CLUB

Daily activities and social opportunities are available for seniors living in South Sacramento.  Come and enjoy social interaction and a hot meal provided by Meals on Wheels by ACC.  All activities take place at the Fruitridge Community Center. Join your friends Monday - Friday from 9:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For more information, please call (916) 422-7610.
 

OVER 50 CLUB

The Fruitridge Over 50 Club meets each Friday at 1:00 p.m. at the Fruitridge Community Center.  Weekly meetings include an update of recent and upcoming activities and may also feature entertainment.  Bingo is played after all regular meetings.  Members and invited guests may also participate in monthly trips. New members are encouraged to join!  For more information contact Wanda Forrester at 916-595-0122.
 

SENIOR PARTY DAYS 2018

Reservations are due two weeks in advance. Please call (916) 422-7610 for more information.

  • Valentine's Day Potluck 2/14/18. Reserve by 2/9/18.
  • St. Patrick's Day Potluck 3/16/18. Reserve by 3/9/18.
  • Mother's Day Celebration 5/11/18. Reserve by 4/27/18.
  • Father's Day Celebration 6/15/18. Reserve by 6/8/18.
  • Independence Day Potluck 7/3/18. Reserve by 6/25/18.

OVER 50 CLUB CASINO TRIPS 2018

Join the Over 50 Club on the second Wednesday of each month for a bus trip to local and Nevada casinos! All buses leave at 9:00 a.m. and return between 3:30 -4:30 p.m. at the Fruitridge Community Center Trips cost $8.00 - $25.00 each. Contact Nora at (916) 743-4028 or Wanda (916) 455-8802 to make your reservation!
  • January 10 - Feather Falls
  • February 14 - Jackson Rancheria
  • March 14 - Red Hawk
  • April 11 - Cache Creek
  • May 9 - Feather Falls 
  • June 13 - Black Oak 
  • July 11 - Thunder Valley 
  • August 8 - Jackson Rancheria 
  • September 12 -Feather Falls
  • October 10 - Thunder Valley
  • November 14 - Red Hawk 
  • December 12 - Jackson Rancheria

FRUITRIDGE LATIN AMERICAN CLUB

Come join the “Fruitridge Latin American Club” at the Fruitridge Community Center each afternoon for socializing with friends and making new acquaintances while playing cards.  Members can partake in bi-monthly excursions to California and Nevada Casinos.  For more information contact Roberto Lares at (916) 391-0497 or (916) 952-9319.
 

LATIN AMERICAN CLUB CASINO TRIPS 2018

Everyone over the age of 21 is welcome to join us on our bus trips to California and Nevada casinos.  Food, drinks and Bingo are included with your reservation. For fees, details and reservations contact Roberto Lares at (916) 391-0497 or (916) 952-9319.
  • January 4 - Thunder Valley Casino
  • January 14 - Black Oak
  • January 28 - Jackson Rancheria
  • February 11 - Graton Casino, Santa Rosa
  • February 25 - Jackson Rancheria
  • March 8 - Cache Creek
  • March 18 - Silver Legacy
  • April 3 - Feather Falls 
  • April 15 - Graton
  • April 26 - Red Hawk
  • May 6 - Thunder Valley
  • May 18 - Feather Falls
  • May 27 - Black Oak