Senior Activities and Classes
Types of Activities / Classes
Fitness and Wellness Programs
The Cerritos Senior Center offers a variety of fitness and wellness programs to help seniors take charge of their health. Fitness classes include personalized workouts, yoga, Longevity Stick, Pilates, Piyo, Zumba, chair exercises, fitness ball and aerobic classes. A variety of coed sports like volleyball and Wii™ Bowling are also offered. Wellness programs include healthy nutrition workshops and proper fitness seminars.
A combination of structured and informal recreational opportunities are available at the Center. Senior citizens may come to the Center to play bingo and bridge, watch movies, take dance lessons, sing Karaoke, play Wei Qi, take laughter and humor classes, learn a new art or craft, sign up for day excursions, or just drop in to play a game of billiards or ping-pong with friends.
A combination of enrichment and educational programs are available at the Center. Decorative painting, ceramics, guitar, literature, hula and ukulele classes, special interest classes, and music are just a few of the classes offered to seniors.
The Cerritos Senior Center provides counseling and social services in the areas of legal aid, Medicare and health. The Center encourages seniors to take charge of their own wellness by offering a variety of wellness and informational lectures and programs. Additionally, staff is available to provide seniors basic information and referral on senior issues. The Center also offers a daily hot lunch provided by the Human Services Association (HSA). Cerritos resident handicapped and homebound seniors can access Home Delivered Meals by calling (562) 806-5400. In addition, the Center's Reading Library carries a variety of resource materials and provides access to the Cerritos Public Library's on-line catalog.
Educational classes, conducted by representatives of various agencies, as well as informative workshops, are available at the Center. Developing healthy lifestyles, reducing medical costs, understanding Medicare, and safe-driving techniques are some of the topics addressed in Center workshops and classes.
The Center offers seasonal special events. These events include an annual Women's Day Luncheon, a Health and Wellness Fair, and dinner and dancing for seasonal celebrations.