Active Adults

The Santa Rosa Recreation and Parks Department operates the Bennett Valley Senior Center and the Person Senior Wing at the Finley Recreation Complex. Both facilities offer comprehensive programming for Santa Rosa's 50 and up community that includes recreational activities, lifelong learning and social services.

Daily Activities



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  1. Monday
  2. Tuesday
  3. Wednesday
  4. Thursday
  5. Friday
Time Class Fee/Pass
9:00-10:00 Boomer Blast Fitness with Gloria $6/$5.50
9:30-10:30 Line Dance Rebels with Billie $4/$3.50
10:00-11:00 Brand New to the Uke/2nd & 4th Mon. $2/$1.50
10:00-12:00 Line Dance with Anita $3/$2.50
10:00-12:00 Needlecraft $3/$2.50
10:30-11:30 History $2/$1.50
11:00-12:00 Ukulele/Bill’s Beginners $2/$1.50
11:30-12:30 Yoga with Donna $7/$6.50
12:00-3:00 Crafting with Bobette $5/$4.50
12:30-3:00 Duplicate Bridge $4/$3.50
1:00-3:00 Hand and Foot Card Game $3/$2.50
1:30-3:00 Book Club 3rd Mon. ea. month $2/$1.50
1:30-2:30 Line Dance Practice with Billie $4/$3.50

Bennett Valley Center

  1. Monday
  2. Tuesday
  3. Wednesday
  4. Thursday
  5. Friday
Time Class Fee/Pass
9 - 10 a.m.
Tai Chi $4 / $3.50
9 - 10 a.m.
Morning Exercise $2 / $1.50
9 - 11 a.m.
Computer Lab Free for members / $5 for nonmembers
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Needlecraft $3 / $2.50
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Bingo $2 / $1.50

Drop-in Weight Room


Please buy passes at the front desk of the Bennett Valley Senior Center before participating in the drop-in weight room.

Dates & Times


  • Monday - Friday: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 5 - 7 p.m.

Adults 18 & Up (13 - 17 Years With Adult Supervision)


  • 6 visit pass: $18
  • 12 visit pass: $30
  • 20 visit pass: $45

Adults 50 & Up With Current Membership


  • 6 visit pass: $12
  • 12 visit pass: $18
  • 20 visit pass: $25
*Weight Room at Bennett Valley Senior Center only

Services for Seniors


Legal Aid


  • Date: 1st Thursday of the month
  • Time: 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
  • Location: Bennett Valley Senior Center
  • Fee: Free (Preregistration required, please call 707-545-8608)

AARP Tax Service


  • Date: February 1 - April 13
  • Time: Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Location: Franklin Park Clubhouse
    2095 Franklin Avenue
    Santa Rosa, CA 95404
  • Phone: 707-490-4025
  • Fee: Free

Dance Programs


Friday Nights at Finley (Age 18+) 3rd Friday every month


Designed for singles & couples, featires dance lessons taught by local professional instructors. DJ Steve Luther plays Swing, Latin, Disco, Motown & Ballroom Tunes. No experience necessary.
  • Cost: $10 at the door
  • Time: 7:30-10:30pm
  • Dates: April 21, May 19, June 16, July 21

Senior Ballroom Dance (Age 50+) Every Friday


Live bands play Big Band tunes from Swing, to Latin, Country & Ballroom. Socialize, exercise & enjoy a low-cost activity. Cookies & coffee provided.
  • Cost: $8 at the door
  • Time: 1-4pm