To Participate in programs at the Y, a Community Participant Membership is required in order to take our Active Older Adult Activities at the Parkmerced community. It's a great way to meet other AOA members, and have fun! The program uses exercise, information, cultural, and artistic activities along with social interaction to keep our members engaged.

For more information please contact Tony Ortiz at aortiz@ymcasf.org or call (415) 666 - 9614.

These programs serving the community are funded by the City of San Francisco’s Department of Disability and Aging Services.

Social Hours

New activities every month!

Festive Holiday Celebration

Come celebrate the holidays together! We will provide light appetizers, drinks, and listen to holiday music. To reserve please e-mail Tony at aortiz@ymcasf.org or by calling 415-666-9614. RSVP by Tuesday December 6th.

Date: Thursday, December 8th 2022

Time: 12:00PM -1:30PM

Location: 3711 19th Avenue (Clubhouse)

* Please note that you must be a current participant of Parkmerced YMCA Senior Programs.

Holiday Gathering!

Let’s gather, and watch some fun holiday videos. It’s a great way to get ready and enjoy the holiday season.

Date: Tuesday, December 13th 2022

Time: 3:00PM - 4:30PM

Location: 3711 19th Avenue (Clubhouse)

 

Birthday Celebration & Holiday Cards

Let’s gather and make memories!

Date: Tuesday, December 6th 2022

Time: 3:00PM - 4:30PM

Location: 3711 19th Avenue (Clubhouse)

* Please contact Tony if your birthday is in the month of December.

Social Engagements

Bridge

Playing card games like Bridge can help improve memory and concentration, and even prevent or delay the onset of Alzheimer’s. No gambling, just for fun!

DATE: Every Thursday (December 8th is Cancelled)
TIME: 11:15am - 1:45pm
LOCATION: 3711 19th Avenue (Clubhouse)


For more information please contact Tony Ortiz at aortiz@ymcasf.org or call (415) 666 - 9614.

Mahjong

Mahjong is a tile-based game which originated from China during the Qing dynasty. Like the western card game Rummy, it is a game of skill, strategy, calculation, and involves a degree of chance. No gambling, just for fun!

DATE: Every Tuesday
TIME: 12:00pm - 2:30pm
INSTRUCTOR: Andrew Keeler & Mary French
LOCATION: 3711 19th Avenue (Clubhouse)


For more information please contact Tony Ortiz at aortiz@ymcasf.org or call (415) 666 - 9614.

Movie Mania

Have some snacks, relax, and watch some movie Classics!

DATE: Every Thursday

  • Thursday, December 1: “Syriana” (R) 2 hours 8 minutes
  • Thursday: December 8: “Where the Crawdads Sing” (PG-13) 2 hours 5 minutes
  • Thursday, December 15: “Sunset Boulevard” (NR) 1hour 50 Minutes

TIME: 2:00pm – 4:30pm
LOCATION: 3711 19th Avenue (Clubhouse)


For more information please contact Tony Ortiz at aortiz@ymcasf.org or call (415) 666 - 9614.

Exercise and Wellness Classes

Balance, Strength & Posture

Join the class to improve balance, strength, posture, and increase confidence for everyday activities.

DATE: Every Monday
TIME: 11:30am - 12:30pm
INSTRUCTOR: Ray Hanvey
LOCATION: 3711 19th Avenue (Clubhouse)


For more information please contact Tony Ortiz at aortiz@ymcasf.org or call (415) 666 - 9614.

Dance & Basic Strength

A fun, full body workout. Low impact aerobics with light weight-bearing exercises to get your blood flowing, and help build strength.

DATE: Every Tuesday
TIME: 10:00am - 11:00am
INSTRUCTOR: Ray Hanvey
LOCATION: 3711 19th Avenue (Clubhouse)


For more information please contact Tony Ortiz at aortiz@ymcasf.org or call (415) 666 - 9614.

Qi-Gong

Qi Gong is a practice of aligning breath, movement, and awareness for exercise, healing, and meditation.

DATE: Every Tuesday
TIME: 11:30am - 12:30pm
LOCATION: Park Merced - 3711 19th Avenue, San Francisco. In the court yard of 750 Gonzalez, weather permitting. 


For more information please contact Tony Ortiz at aortiz@ymcasf.org or call (415) 666 - 9614.

Tai Chi

Meditation that improves balance, flexibility, and cardiovascular function.

DATE: Every Thursday
TIME: 10:00am - 11:00am
INSTRUCTOR: Judy Gerber
LOCATION: 3711 19th Avenue (Clubhouse)


For more information please contact Tony Ortiz at aortiz@ymcasf.org or call (415) 666 - 9614.

Virtual Senior Workshops and Classes

We offer variety of virtual seniors workshops and classes you can participate at home. Our workshops and classes are designed for seniors to promote fitness and well - being while fostering friendships and connection. 

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