The Senior Citizen Division is under the administration of the Recreation and Community Services Department. The Lynwood Senior Citizen Center is located at 11329 Ernestine Avenue, Lynwood, CA 90262. The hours of operation are Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Senior Citizen Services

The Senior Division is under the administration of the Lynwood Recreation and Community Services Department. The Lynwood Senior Citizen Center is located at 11329 Ernestine Avenue, Lynwood, CA 90262. The hours of operation are Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

General Information/Referrals


The City of Lynwood  Recreation and Community Services  Department  Senior and Social Services Division has an array of exciting recreational activities and social services  that  are designed especially for adults 55-years and older.  For further information call (310) 603-0220, ext. 425.


Bus Pass Information

Senior TAP Card
Monthly Pass $17

Seniors 62-years or older qualify for a Senior TAP Card. There is no charge for the card itself, but you must supply a full-face photo (1" X 1-1/4" or 2” X 2”) along with valid ID showing proof of age (California ID, California Drivers License, passport, or a birth certificate accompanied by any photo ID).

You can apply for your Senior TAP Card at any Metro Customer Center. Seniors may also mail in copies of the required documentation and a full-face photo to the TAP Service Center, POB 811310, Los Angeles, CA, 90081. For disabled: Metro Reduced Fare Office, Mail Stop 99-PL-4, One Gateway Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Dial-A-Taxi Swipe Card

The City of Lynwood is implementing a new swipe card system for the ease and convenience of our physically disabled residents of all ages and our Senior Citizen riders, 65 yrs. and older.  Please visit the Senior Center to register for your Dial-A-Taxi swipe card.  A $5.00 fee will apply for replacement swipe cards.  In order to ride with Dial-A-Taxi, you must carry your swipe card with you.  Customers will swipe their card at the start and end of each taxi ride and pay the $.50 fee (for each one-way trip) directly to the driver. 

Excursions

The Senior and Social Services Division has planned monthly field trips to exciting and delightful places. These trips are planned especially with the needs of Senior Citizens in mind. Stop by the Lynwood Senior Citizen Center to register for any excursion. Registration deadlines and cost will vary for each trip. Register Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The Lynwood Senior Citizen Center is located at 11329 Ernestine Avenue, Lynwood, CA 90262. For further information call (310) 886-0425.

Los Angeles Regional Food Bank


Supplemental free food give-away every fourth Thursday of the month from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Lynwood Community Center, 11301 Bullis Road, Lynwood, CA 90262. Must be pre-registered for this activity.


Nutrition

Senior Meals Program - Nutritious hot meals served daily for all seniors 60-years and older. Meals are served Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon at the Lynwood Senior Citizen Center located at 11329 Ernestine Avenue, Lynwood, CA 90262. Suggested donation is $2.00 for seniors and $4.50 for non-seniors. Meals are provided by Human Services Association. Meals must be reserved one day in advance. For reservations please call (310) 886-0416. The meals program is closed on major holidays.

GROUPS AND CLUBS:

MAYOR MONDAY

Every 3rd Monday of each month, enjoy a cup of coffee with Mayor Jose Luis Solache.

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

BINGO

A variety of games creating lots of fun and excitement. Cost varies by game.

Come out and join us!
18-years and older
Monday and Wednesday
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

FRIENDSHIP CLUB

Promoting friendship and hospitality. All meetings held every 4th Thursday of the month from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

LYNWOOD GOLDEN VOICES CHORAL GROUP

Available for singing engagements throughout the city. This activity is for seniors who like to sing, read poetry, act, play an instrument, or just have fun. 

1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Senior Center, Assembly Hall


Every Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Senior Center, Visual Arts Room
Free.


"REGAL" RED HAT SOCIETY

The society gathers on the 4th Wednesday of each month.

3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Senior Citizen Center, Assembly Hall
Free.

SENIOR CARD CLUB

Here is the place to come and show your stuff. Play Bid Whist, Gin Rummy, Pinochle, Spades&more.

Every Wednesday 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Senior Center, Assembly Hall
Free.

KARAOKE SOCIAL

Every first and third Thursday of the month

1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Free.


DANCING:

LINE DANCING

Vanessa Bailey

Every Tuesday - 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Senior Center, Assembly Hall
$2.00 per person. 


LYNWOOD SENIORS DANCE CLASS

Come dance with us and maintain your energy and physique.  

Tuesday and Thursday - 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Community Center, Room 1
Free.


EDUCATIONAL:

COMPUTER LITERACY CLASS

Learn basic computer skills and typing skills. Sponsored by the Lynwood Adult School.

Nina Brown, Instructor

Monday and Wednesday - 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

VISUAL ARTS CLASS

Learn basic drawing, painting, and sculpting with ILU Johnson.
Monday and Wednesday 11:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m.
Senior Center, Visual Arts Room
$25 for materials + $2.00 per class.


SEWING CLASS

Thursday and Friday - 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Senior Center, Visual Arts Room


HEALTH EDUCATION AND PHYSICAL FITNESS:

AQUA AEROBICS FOR SENIORS

Come workout in the pool and stay cool at the same time (45-minute session)

Monday, Wednesday,&Friday - 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Lynwood Natatorium

$1.00 per day.

HEALTH AND FITNESS PROGRAM

Improve daily living through exercising with Nina Brown.  Sponsored by the Lynwood Adult School.

Monday - 8:45 a.m.- 9:40 a.m.
Wednesday and Friday - 9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Senior Center, Assembly Hall

Free

YOGA

Learn how to keep yourself in shape with Carla Lindsay

Tuesday and Thursday - 9:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Senior Center, Assembly Hall

$3.00 per class.

TRAVEL:

TRAVELERS CLUB

This club meets every 2nd Thursday of each month. For more information please contact the Lynwood Senior Citizen Center. 

2:00 p.m. 

Senior Center, Assembly Hall
Free meetings - Trip costs vary by destination.