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Downtown Senior Center at Louden Nelson

General Agency Information
Name: Downtown Senior Center at Louden Nelson
Alternate Name(s): Louden Nelson Center Community Center Senior Programs
Address: 301 Center Street
Santa Cruz,  CA  95060
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Contact Information
Primary Phone: 831-420-6180
Days/Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Description: The Downtown Senior Center offers a variety of classes, trips, and services for seniors ages 55 and up, as well as older adult classes for ages 45 and up. We offer both exercise and creative recreational courses to keep the mind and body active. We also offer day trips to museums, live shows, national parks, and cultural locations at special discounted prices. In addition, we occasionally host some special senior services that range from tax assistance to medical screenings. Our Downtown Senior Center also contains the Senior Computer Center, which offers a great diversity of computer classes, special interest groups, and volunteer help days to teach seniors the skills they need to stay current with today's technology.

ELIGIBILITY: People ages 60-over for lunch, 55-over for other.

FEES: Fees for trips and computer training. Suggested donation of $2.50 for meals. Many programs are free.
Mission: The Downtown Senior Center aims to keep seniors active, engaged and connected with the community through recreation, education, and technology.
Programs: Transportation through LiftLine
Meals on Wheels at the Louden Nelson Dining Site
Project Scout
Blood Pressure Screening
Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP)
Information and Referral

Please visit the website for more information.
Languages other than English: Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled Persons: Call for Information
Public Transportation: Available Within One Block
Eligibility: See Description Notes
Fees: See Description Notes
Areas Served: Santa Cruz County
Physical Location: Santa Cruz
Subject Headings
Subject Headings: Computer Classes
Dance Instruction
Exercise Classes/Groups
Government Agencies
Leisure Activities
Older Adults
Physical Fitness
Recreational/Leisure/Arts Instruction
This agency was last updated on April 8, 2020.