Paramount Senior Center | 14400 Paramount Blvd. | Paramount, CA 90723 | (562) 220-2090
M-F: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The Paramount Senior Center is open Monday through
Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Evening hours vary
depending on programming; consult the monthly seniors newsletter for exact times. Our mission is to provide the
older adult population (60 years of age and up) in the community with a diverse offering of recreational, educational, social, and human services programs in environments that promote a spirit of dignity and limitless potential for later-life enrichment.
Our goals are to enhance quality of life, nurture talents and skills, foster social interaction, and support independence and self-determination.
The Senior Center newsletter is published monthly and is available for pickup at the Senior Activity Center, or you can download your copy here.
Click the links below for more information on programs offered
A variety of classes are available to meet different interests. Some classes require nominal fees.
- Chair Exercise
- Choir Class
- Computer Classes
- ESL Class
- Movies & More
- Food Distribution (Los Angeles County Regional Food Bank)
- Second Monday of the Month
Games are held Tuesday mornings from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. There is a $5 yearly membership fee. The cost for cards range from $2.00-$3.00 per card. There are cash prizes for this fun game.
This class is designed for older adults who lack the mobility to get up and down without assistance and cannot participate in the traditional exercise class. Class will use props such as a ball, rubber tubing, and light weights. Join us on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
This serves as the beginning level to the vocal music program. Choir meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
This class will help you identify the parts and the functions of personal computers. Following that knowledge, this course offers basic word processing and accessory programs using established databases and search engines to find information on the Internet, as well as copying, saving, and printing documents from various sources. Join us on Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. We require a minimum of five students to hold class.
Warm up with yarn fun at these drop-in classes for all levels! Join us on Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. as you learn the basic stitches of crochet. You will learn how to make a chain, single crochet, and double crochet, and how to read and follow instructions.
Students develop basic reading, accuracy, and comprehension, and will begin to develop basic compositional writing skills and improve their vocabulary. Join us on Monday & Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. We require a minimum of five students to hold class.
Designed to increase muscle strength and range of movement for improved daily living. A chair is used for seated exercises and standing support, and class can be modified depending on fitness levels. Join us on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Movies & More
Watch a variety of movies on Fridays from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. and we will provide you with popcorn during the show.
PaintingThis class is suited to seniors with a range of drawing experience, from beginners to advanced. The aim of the class is to work with other artists and at your own pace. Come out Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
For active older adults who are looking for a modified Zumba class that recreates the original moves you love at a lower intensity. Class is held on Monday from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. and on Friday from 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Home-Delivered Meals of Paramount will deliver meals to your home Monday through Friday for a nominal fee if you are home-bound and unable to prepare your own meals. Volunteer drivers are always needed for this program. Call Human Services Association at (562) 806-5400, ext. 272 for more information on this great program.
NON-EMERGENCY MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION
If you are in need of transportation to medical appointments outside of our city within a five-mile radius, call our Recreation Department at (562) 220-2121 for registration and information. Must be 60 years old or over, or disabled, and a Paramount resident. Rides need to be scheduled in advance.
The Paramount Senior Center provides transportation for residents 60 years and older to attend activities and the nutrition program Monday through Friday. The program picks seniors up from their homes and delivers them to the Center. For more information or to register, please call First Transit at (562) 633-2904.
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Resident registration starts on November 9, 2018 and cost is $5.00.
Non-Resident registration starts on November 21, 2018 and cost is $7.00.
Deadline: December 7, 2018
Festival of the Lights
Saturday, December 15, 2018
8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Resident registration starts on November 14, 2018 and cost is $13.00.
Non-Resident registration starts on November 28, 2018 and cost is $15.00.
Deadline: December 7, 2018
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Resident registration starts on November 28, 2018 and cost is $7.00.
Non-Resident registration starts on December 12, 2018 and the cost is $9.00.
Deadline: December 26, 2018
Long Beach Pike & Farmer's Market
Friday, January 25, 2019
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Resident registration starts on December 21, 2018 and the cost is $3.00.
Non-Resident registration starts on January 4, 2019 and the cost is $5.00.
Deadline: January 11, 2019
Community Senior Services (Daily Nutrition Program)
The Paramount Senior Nutrition Program is more than just a meal. It gives seniors the opportunity to enjoy a hot, well-balanced, nutritious meal in the company of other seniors. Stop by any morning, Monday through Friday, and enjoy an interesting speaker, entertainment, or maybe a special party. Lunch is served at 12:00 pm for a $2.25 donation. For more information call (562) 220-2090.
The Paramount Senior Center has a strong and vital volunteer program. New volunteers are always welcome.
Persons looking for more information on Senior Food Distribution, Medical Transportation, Affordable Housing, Assisted Living Facilities and much more - follow this link to the Los Angeles County Office on Aging