Senior Programs

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Classes, Programs & Excursions

The Parks, Recreation & Community Partnerships Department offers a variety of adult and senior classes, programs, and excursions. For more information on our current offerings, check out the My Ventura Activity Guide.

Ventura Avenue Adult Center

The Ventura Avenue Adult Center (VAAC) offers classes, drop-in activities, the Westside Cafe Senior Nutrition Program, facility rentals, and a variety of free and affordable programs and services.

Location: 550 N. Ventura Avenue
Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 9 am-3 pm
Front Desk: 805-648-3035

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Drop-in Activities @ Ventura Avenue Adult Center (VAAC)

Bridge: 9 am - 11am
Mahjong: 9am - 12 pm
Dancing in the AM: 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Bingo: 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Senior Nutrition Program

The City of Ventura Senior Nutrition Program (SNP) is made possible by a financial partnership between the City of Ventura, the Ventura County Area Agency on Aging (VCAAA), and the California Department of Aging (CDA).

The Senior Nutrition Program is comprised of  the Westside Cafe and the Home Delivered Meal Program (HDM).

Westside Cafe

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Join us Monday through Friday from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm at the Westside Cafe for a nutritious hot entrée, salad, fresh fruit, and vegetables. The suggested donation is $3 per meal for individuals 60 years and older and the fixed price is $6.75 for individuals 59 years and younger.

Location: Ventura Avenue Adult Center, 550 N. Ventura Avenue
Menu: Call 805-648-3035 for details

Home Delivered Meal Program (HDM)

The Home Delivered Meal Program (HDM) is designed for home-bound individuals 60 years and older who live in Ventura. For information on the HDM program, please contact the Senior Nutrition Specialist at the Ventura Avenue Adult Center at 805-648-3035.

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Facility Rental Information

The Ventura Avenue Adult Center is available for business and non-profit meetings as well as private events. The facility includes small, medium, and large meeting rooms in addition to a large banquet hall and patio. The maximum capacity is 150 guests.

For rental inquiries, please contact:

Senior Services Coordinator