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Bernalillo County has various senior centers open to seniors 50
and older. Sites are generally open 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. unless
otherwise noted. Lunch reservations are required by noon the
day prior. Those 60 and older are eligible to receive free meals,
and those under get reduced pricing. Limited transportation for
neighborhood residents is available to some sites. Call the site
for more information.

Raymond G. Sanchez Senior Center

9800 Fourth Street NW, Albuquerque NM, 87114
City Site Coordinator: Jessica Benavidez  |  (505) 897-8896
  • Chair Yoga
  • Tai Chi
  • Ukelele Classes
  • Walk with Ease

Paradise Hills Senior Center

Located inside Paradise Hills Community Center
5901 Paradise Boulevard NW, Albuquerque NM 87114
City Site Coordinator: Lola Fielder  |  (505) 314-0246

  • Scrapbook Classes
  • Book Club
  • Chair Yoga
  • Tai Chi

Rio Bravo Senior Center

3910 Isleta Boulevard SW, Albuquerque NM 87105
City Site Coordinator: Janelle Valenzuela-Apodaca  |  (505) 873-6647
  • Ukelele Classes
  • Walk With Ease
  • Indoor Swap Meet

South Valley Multi-Purpose Senior Center

2008 Larrazolo Road SW, Albuquerque NM, 87105
Supervisor: Cheryl Ann Valencia  |  (505) 468-7604
 

Whispering Pines Senior Center

(20 miles South on South 14, right on Canary, left on Lark)
#6 Lark Rd, Tijeras NM, 87059
City Site Coordinator: Arianna Dunlap | (505) 281-8003
  • Paint Night
  • Book Club
  • Chair Yoga, Jewelry Classes and Walking Club coming soon
 
 
*All buildings are county owned, managers are city employees. For more information, call us at (505) 314-0425.
 
 

Activities and programs are offered at the senior centers, which include bingo, arts & crafts, sewing club, chair yoga, field trips, line dancing, Spanish classes, presentations, coffee socials and much more.

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Upcoming Senior Programs and Events

Chair Yoga at Alameda

chair yoga

Chair Yoga at Paradise Hills

Whispering Pines Paint Night

Tai Chi

Ukulele Classes

Earrings with Jessic

Acrylic Pours with Veronica

MADE Together Adult Activity Calendar

Book Clubs

Rio Bravo Indoor Swap Meet

indoor swap meet

BernCo Seniors Got Talent 2019

On Sept. 5 the Bernalillo County Office of Senior and Social Services and the City of Albuquerque Department of Senior Affairs hosted a talent show at the South Valley Multipurpose Senior Center. Congratulations to the winners and thank you to everyone who participated!


Paint Night at Whispering Pines Senior Center

On July 10, 2019, seniors got together at Whispering Pines Senior Center in Tijeras to hang out, have some fun, and, of course, paint!

 

Senior Paint Night at Whispering Pines Senior Center


Teeniors Tech Camp

On Aug. 9, 2018, the Office of Senior and Social Services hosted a Tech Camp at the Paradise Hills Senior Center. At this event Teeniors were paired with seniors to help with tech questions. The Teeniors helped seniors navigate their tablets, smart phones, and computers. Some seniors wanted help taking photos and sending them to loved ones, others with email, or just understanding their devices. It was a great event and very well received! Please check out some photos from the event below.

Teeniors Tech Camp


Whispering Pines Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Thanks to everyone who came to our Whispering Pines Cinco de Mayo community celebration! There was corn hole, horseshoes, a car show, music, food, face painting and more! Check out our slideshow from this wonderful event below!

Whispering Pines Cinco de Mayo

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