Seniors

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Seniors

Facilities and Community Services Redlands Recreation and Senior Services

With the continuously evolving COVID-19 crisis, the City of Redlands Recreation Divison has temporarily closed the Redlands Community Center and both Joslyn and Lugonia Senior Centers, as well has suspended all reservations in buildings. The city however has reopened tennis, pickleball, and golf programs. In addition, all sport fields have reopened to allow for individual fitness opportunities. Please visit our website often as updates will be posted regualatory.

With our facility closures in effect the Redlands Recreation Division will continue to dedicate ourselves to serving our community by providing and promoting fun and enriching recreational programming that you can enjoy in the safety of your home though our Virtual Recreation Center. Click here to find out more. 

In addition, we are working with members and businesses of our community to provide support to our Seniors who are at high risk during the COVID-19 crisis. The services we are able to provide includes weekly frozen food packages through the Family Service Association, Daily hot meals delivered to their door through the Meals on Wheels program, care packages for seniors, our never alone program, and social engaging programs via Zoom.

For more information on our current services or for ways you can assist during this crisis please email us at recreationstaff@cityofredlands.org or call us at one of the numbers listed below:

Direct Telephone Numbers:

  • Recreation & Senior Services: (909) 798-7572
  • Senior Helpline: (909) 798-7579
  • Senior Transportation: (909) 435-5419

Department Hours:

Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed
Holidays: Closed

Facilities and Community Services – Recreation Division

111 West Lugonia Ave.
Redlands, CA 92374
(909) 798-7572

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Current Services

Redlands Senior Citizen Hotline (909) 798-7579 Open Daily Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm

Senior Transportation call  (909) 435-5419 to schedule an appointment

Healthy Meals for Seniors click her for info on food services for seniros

Never Alone Program

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Virtual Watercolor

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Virtual WaterColor with Cindy Sullivan

The City of Redlands Recreation Division is pleased to offer Virtual Watercolor Classes for adults every Monday at 10:00AM taught by Cindy Sullivan. Classes begin on Monday, September 14th and continue through October 5th. Class fee is $37 for all four classes. The virtual watercolor class will be held via: Zoom

Students will need to sign up here. Deadline to sign up is Friday, September 11th.  Class material list and Zoom meeting ID will be emailed upon registration.

Virtual Watercolor
Cost: $37.00
Ages: 18+

Mondays Sep 14 – Oct 5 10:00a – 11:00a Register here
Senior Event

Cookies & Coffee
Virtual Hospice Seminar

Redlands Senior Services Cookies & Coffee

This event has concluded but you can view the presentation below

First 125 To Arrive Get Complimentary Dessert

Join us for Hospice 101/Senior Living Options: A virtual seminar presented by VNA Hospice & Palliative Care and Bright Water Senior Living.

September 10th 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

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Cooling Centers

Cooling Centers

Redlands Recreation Division has open the Redlands Community Senior center and the Joslyn Senior Center as a Cooling Center for the public.The cooling center will operate on days the National Weather Service has issued a high heat advisory when temperature are expected to reach 100°F and above. 

To ensure the health and safety of residents the following guidelines are in place incompliance  with The California Department of Public Health and Center for Disease Control Prevention:

  • Requirement of face coverings
  • Social distancing of at least 6 feet
  • Limited capacity
  • Pre-screening with temperature checks

Joslyn Senior Center
21 Grant St.
Monday to Friday
12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Redlands Community Senior Center
111 West Lugonia
Monday to Friday
12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

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Great Plates Delivered For Seniors
3 Free Nutritious Meals

San Bernardino County, Aging and Adult Services has started a program that is designed to support adults 65 and older and adults 60-64 who are at high-risk from COVID-19, in staying home and staying healthy by delivering three nutritious meals a day, and also provide essential economic stimulus to local businesses and workers struggling to stay afloat during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Thank You Emmet Asker!

Emmet Asker

A big THANK YOU to Emmet Asker! Emmet will be a junior this fall at The Grove High School in Redlands. Emmet’s talents with a sewing machine are outstanding. He has made many masks and has donated some to our seniors. Thank you again Emmet! Way to go!

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Senior Transportation

Click Here To View Our New Guidelines | Click Here To View Our Flyer

The Senior transportation Program was designed to meet the transportation needs of seniors and those with disabilities in the Redlands Community. For more information call (909)798-7579


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Local Resources for senior citizens in our community

City of redlands recreation division virtual recreation center redlands play at home

The Redlands Community Senior Center and the Joslyn Senior Center are closed until further notice and the Redlands Senior Transportation has suspended service due to covid-19, however during this crisis this website has been rebranded with a new url cityofredlands.org/neveralone and highlights local resources for senior citizens in our community.  A new senior helpline phone number (909) 798-7579 was also created to provide callers with information on local resources. City staff will be available to answer phone calls Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. or by email at recreationstaff@cityofredlands.org

In addition we have established a virtual senior center to provide a community connection to Redlands residents through sharing virtual recreational activities. Please visit cityofredlands.org/seniors-home to see all of the interactive virtual recreation activities created by the Redlands Recreation staff

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Healthy Meals for Seniors

The City is partnering with several organizations to assist Redlands senior citizens who need assistance. These supplemental programs are possible, thanks to assistance from the Family Service Association of Western Riverside County, Redlands Meals on Wheels, and Redlands Community Foundation.

The Healthy Meals for Seniors is a temporary program for all senior citizens who live in Redlands.

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