Senior Recreation

The Senior Recreation Program provides recreational programs for Senior Citizens ages 50 and above. We provide numerous activities, lectures, health information and much more. In addition, we are concerned with what the community would like to see happen in the program and encourage your input. We are not an Adult Day Care Center. Participants must be able to maintain their own personal hygiene without assistance. No drop offs allowed. Care providers must be with client at all times. Senior Recreation Services is located in the East Wing of the Congresswoman Juanita Millender McDonald Community Center, office hours are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. For more information, call (310) 835-0212, Ext. 1475/1478.

Classes and programs do not run on City Holidays. All Fees Are Subject To Change. NO CHILDREN ALLOWED IN SENIOR PROGRAMS, ACTIVITIES, TRIPS OR SPECIAL EVENTS.

NOTE: Only Muscle Strengthening Exercise requires a doctor’s release form prior to taking class

Club Bingo Schedule

CJMM Community Center
801 E. Carson St. Carson, 90745

Senior Clubs and Groups are co-sponsored by the City, yet operate independently. Activities include bingo, games, cards, potluck dinners, holiday activities, excursions, birthday parties, blood pressure testing, etc.
*Membership Required to join a club.
  • Bingo Games are SOLD at 11:00 a.m. (one (1) pack - Ten (10) bingo games for $3.00)
  • Bingo STOPS selling at 12:15 p.m.
  • Bingo BEGINS at 12:35 p.m.
  • Bingo ENDS at 3:45 p.m.
Seniors Club Bingo
Senior Club Bingo
Club Name Time Days
VIP CLUB 11:00a.m. - 4:00p.m. Tuesday
TLC Club 11:00a.m. - 4:00p.m. Wednesday
Swinging 50's Club
(Dominguez Park •21330 Santa Fe Ave. 90810)
11:00a.m. - 4:00p.m. Wednesday
Jolly CLUB 11:00a.m. - 4:00p.m. Thurday
Friendship Club 11:00a.m. - 4:00p.m. Friday

Senior Recreation Class Activities

CJMM Community Center
801 E. Carson St. Carson, 90745

Senior's Recreation Activities
Senior Band "Music Makers" 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Monday FREE
Zumba Dance 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Monday FREE
Ukulele 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (Beg.)
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ( Int.)
Monday FREE
Blood Pressure Screening 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. M/W FREE
Sweethearts Tap Dance 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Monday FREE
Yoga 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Needle Craft
*Uninstructed class
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. T/F FREE
Salsa Class
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Tuesday FREE
Art Class
* Uninstructed class
9:0 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Tuesday FREE
Muscle Strengthening
* Physician Authorization Form Required
11:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. T/Th FREE
Exercise w/ Randy 11:30 a.m. - 12:25 a.m. W/F FREE
Line Dancing 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. (Beg.)
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (Adv.)
Wednesday (Beg.)
Wednesday (Adv.)
Polynesian Dancers 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Thursday FRFE
Table Games(dominos, cards, i.e.) 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Thursday FREE
Functional Fitness 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Thursday FREE
Tai Chi 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Friday FREE

Carson Park/Gym Activities

21411 S. Orrick Ave. Carson, 90745

* Registration form required to participate. No fee required.

Carson Park's Activities
Carson Park's Activities
Zumba Class 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. (Carson Residents Only)
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (Open to all Residents)
Open Conditioning
(Fitness machines & weights)
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Mon-Fri FREE
Low Impact Aerobics 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. T/TH FREE
Yoga 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Thursday FREE
Weighted Hula Hoop 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Friday FREE

Stevenson Park/Gym Activities

17400 Lysander Drive. Carson, 90745

( Registration form required to participate. No fee required. )

Self Defense
Fitness Center 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. M/W/F FREE
Fitness Class 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. M/W/F FREE
Yoga 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. M/W FREE
Line Dancing 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Friday FREE

Scott Park/Gym Activities

23410 Catskill Ave. Carson, 90745

( Registration form required to participate. No fee required. )

Fitness Center
Basketball 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Monday-Friday FREE
Weightlifting & Conditioning 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Monday-Friday FREE
Fitness Center 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Monday-Friday FREE

Senior Technology Center

Technology ClassThe Senior Computer Lab was dedicated on February 11, 2004 through the generous support of Computers4School. The lab offers 19 computer stations and internet access. Seniors will acquire skills that will allow them to keep up with the advances of technology, and save time with tasks such as preparing tax forms, researching information and communicating with their loved ones.

NOTE: Must be 50+ of age in order to participate.
Classes Details
Beginning This class is designed for the complete beginner and teaches the basics of a typical personal computer system, hardware components, software programs, word processing, electronic mail and an introduction to computer file storage. The class also prepares seniors to use the internet introducing the features of the world wide web and related utilities. Seniors will explore the vast resources of the internet and learn to access information using a variety of methods.
Intermediate Internet experience is recommended. Topics covered will include a special feature of the internet explorer browser program, temporary internet files and "cookies", viruses and virus protection, playing radio stations over the internet, creating shortcuts to favorite websites, instant messaging and "chatting", how to personalize a free e-mail program, spam filters available through internet service providers, advanced search techniques and more.
* To register please sign up on waiting list online via: Sign up Online for Computer Classes
* For further information please call Senior Recreation: (310) 835-0212 ext. 1475

Free Tax Assistance

February through April 15th, trained AARP volunteers will help low and middle-income persons, with special attention given to persons age 60 and older in preparing their income tax returns. Tax preparers will do the following: wages, interest, dividends, stock sales, sale of house, pensions, IRAs, annuities, Social Security calculations and low income self-employment. They do not do rentals, business/high income self-employment, mutual funds, foreign investments or partnerships. This services is by apointment only. This program needs volunteers once a week to help prepare taxes. If you would like to volunteer, call the Social Services office for more information at (310) 835-0212 x1467.

City Hall Contact

701 E Carson Street
Carson, CA 90745
(310) 830-7600, 7 AM - 6 PM
Monday - Thursday
24-hour automated: (310) 952-1700


Please Click Here to join our eNotify for City Council Agendas.