Joslyn Senior Center
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Joslyn Senior Center
Table of Contents
- Joslyn Senior Center
- Billiard Room
- Multi-Purpose Dining Room and Community Meeting Rooms
- Computer Lab
- Art Programs
- Health Programs
- Help Groups
- Enrichment Classes
- Music and Dance Classes
- Social Activities
- Facility Rental
Joslyn Senior Center
21 Grant Street
Redlands, CA 92373
Fax: (909) 798-7554
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The Joslyn Senior Center, located at 21 Grant Street in Redlands, is a multipurpose facility providing a variety of social, instructional, health and recreational services to Redlands residents 50 years of age and older.
There are meeting rooms, a billiard room with four tables, an auditorium with stage, a kitchen and outdoor patio. The building provides total accessibility to handicapped individuals. The center is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and is available after hours and on weekends for your rental needs.
Established in 1977, Joslyn Senior Center provides daily activities and there are seasonal monthly programs (some with a small fee added). Spring events include: a rummage sale; Annual Patron Celebration and a Step-Out Walk and Breakfast. Summer events include a Step Out Walk and Breakfast. Fun in the fall includes: an African Safari Dinner Dance, a Halloween Dinner Dance and costume contest and a Thanksgiving Luncheon. Winter programs include: a Jingle Bell Rock Dinner Dance and a Christmas Luncheon. Joslyn also has an annual Volunteer Luncheon.
Stop by, get involved and join us as we meet daily to stay healthy, fit and active - we are here for YOU!
The billiard room is a hot spot of activity. There are 4 beautiful classic 9 ft. hardwood pool tables for anyone to enjoy and they are constantly surrounded by some of the friendliest people in Redlands.
|Ongoing||Mon. - Fri.||8 a.m.- 5 p.m.||$8 (unlimited play) a month, or $ .50 to play per day.|
Multi-Purpose Dining Room and Community Meeting Rooms
The center offers meeting rooms, an auditorium with stage, a kitchen and an outdoor patio that support 56 different on-site activities each week. The building provides total accessibility to handicapped individuals. Plan your next wedding, reception, or other special event at the Joslyn Senior Center.
From Internet classes to instructional and informational classes, the Joslyn Computer Lab has it all. Open to the public, when classes are not in session; there is a $3.00 fee per day for use of the computers. For your paper needs paper is available in the office at fifteen cents per sheet.
Come and visit the computer fun zone in the front lobby provided by Digi-Info Systems Corp. A Pentium III Computer is equipped with complete software and hardware for the ultimate in game fun! Available for use and free of charge.
|Ongoing||Mon. - Fri.||8 - 5 p.m.||Free|
This is a free class where you can meet with a group of painters for fun and encouragement. Instruction is not included except on occasions when guest instructors are invited for special art classes.
|Ongoing||Tues.||10:00 a.m-2:00 p.m.||$29.00 for four weeks|
Bring your favorite project and supplies. Paint in a pleasant atmosphere and learn from one another. This is a free program.
Bridge for Fun Class
This class teaches players the value of communication in a fun social atmosphere. Taught by Molly Simmons.
|Ongoing||Mon.& Thur.||12:00- 3.00 p.m.||Donation|
This open group gathers together to play party bridge.
|1:00- 4:00 p.m.
9:00- 12:00 p.m.
This is a fun, social group; open to everyone with knowledge of game rules. No instruction is offered.
|Ongoing||Thur.||12:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.||Free|
Start Date Day Time Fee
Pinochle is a trick-taking game, like Euchre, Bridge, Hearts, Spades, and even the children's game War. This group is for those who already know the game of pinochle and want to get together once a week to play.
Aerobicize To Video
Exercise to the tapes of Richard Simmons while socializing with other seniors.
|Ongoing||Mon., Wed., & Fri.||8:00-9:00 a.m.||Free|
Learn the ancient Chinese martial art known for its therapeutic benefits for young and old; Also known as "Chinese shadow boxing" this form of exercise can build strength, improve balance, lower blood pressure and calm the mind as it creates an overall feeling of well being. Instructed by Linda Hamilton.
If you like to walk and meet new friends, join this group and take a three mile walk through Redlands every weekday.
|Ongoing||Tuesday and Thursday||7:30-8:30 a.m.||Free|
Relax, unwind and enjoy the gentleness of Yoga. Bring a mat. Instructed by Urmila Moore. Donations appreciated.
|Ongoing||Wed.||3:00- 4:00 p.m. Donation|
Join others who are hearing impaired for a time of socialization and a potluck.
|Ongoing||1st Tue.||9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.||Free|
Braille Institute & Braille Van
Information on products for the blind. This is a free program. Call for dates & times.
The Braille Van periodically parks their van in front of our center.
Women’s Discussion Group
Women have the opportunity to meet with their peers for discussions on topics of interest that pertain to their lives. Facilitated by retired Social Worker, Jill Spellman.
The Book Club
This group of literary enthusiasts meets twice a month to discuss a pre-selected book.
|Ongoing||1st & 3rd Thurs.||9:00-11:00 a.m.||Free|
Visit with a public health nurse from San Bernardino County Department of Health to discuss your individual health needs. Appointments required.
|Ongoing||2nd Tues.||9:00 a.m-12:00 p.m.||Free|
Fancy Free Singles Group
Single seniors are invited to meet with others in this fun and fulfilling program. Get together for pot lucks, dine-outs, charitable activities and lots of socializing; the group meets twice a month.
|Ongoing||1st & 3rd Wed.||1:00-3:00 p.m.||Free|
Beginning Computer Classes
These are on-going classes taught by Jack Walker. You will learn the basics of word processing, spreadsheets, and database, while using Microsoft Word, Works, Excel and Word Perfect. Computers may also be programmed for Microsoft Power Point and Publisher. Individual instruction. Open lab time is available for practice.
|Ongoing||Mon. or Wed.||9:00- 10:00 a.m.||$6.00/4 classes|
Beginning Conversational French
This introductory course aids the student to develop those oral communication skills necessary to travel comfortably in countries where French is a first language. The student develops the ability to speak the language using appropriate idiomatic constructions and appropriate conversational skills. This class is highly recommended for those students without previous experience in the French language.
|Ongoing||Mon.||11:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.||Donation|
Beginning Conversational Spanish
Join this fun, interactive class where you can practice your Spanish at outings to local Mexican restaurants. Easy conversational Spanish without having to learn written grammar. Donations appreciated.
Creative Writing Class
For those who have lots on their mind and want to turn their thoughts to words. Maybe even have their book published! Donations appreciated.
|Ongoing||Thursday||9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.|
Fun With the Ukulele Class
Join this fun, stress-free, creative and entertaining group. No previous music skills required. Donations are appreciated. All instruments welcome.
|Ongoing||Thur.||10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Donation|
Joslyn Line Dancers
A long-standing fun, social group that dances in colorful costumes to a variety of music and performs at special events around Southern California. This performance group has won many awards. Donations appreciated.
Spanish Dancing for Seniors
For those seniors who want to expend more energy and learn how to play castanets along with flamenco steps, this is a fun class. What a great way to exercise! Donations appreciated.
|Ongoing||Mon.||2:00-3:30 p.m. Donation|
This program is designed to build strategy and concentration for ages 12 years and older. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Participants must have knowledge of the game. Sign up in the office.
|Ongoing||Wed.||11:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.||Free|
Meets every Friday from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and cost .50 per card. Ten games are played and you can win CASH prizes. Come early to play cards, socialize and enjoy lunch prepared by the Center for a $2.00 fee. Drawings for free cards and the "Basket of the Month" are held at the end of the month. Volunteers facilitate this activity.
|Ongoing||Fri.||1:00-3:00p.m.||$.50 per card|
Any one interested in current news events and issues of the day can join this stimulating discussion group.
Free Friday Movie
See the latest movie releases every Friday!
Joslyn Senior Center has a dance every 3rd Wednesday , every other month, with music provided by Dan Damon or the Pastels. Music consists of Ballroom, Country, and mixers.
Dinner is served from 5:30-6:00 p.m. only.
|Ongoing||3rd Wed.||5:00-8:00||$11.00 in advance
$12.00 at the door
Get together with other seniors and enjoy an afternoon of Scrabble.
|Ongoing||Tue.||12:15 - 5:00 p.m.||Free|
Senior Activities Advisory Board
Representatives of various Senior Center groups provide information.
Elected committee persons preside. The public is invited to attend. Meetings are held at Joslyn Senior Center and Redlands Community Senior Center on alternating months.
|Ongoing||3rd Tue. of the month||1:00 - 2:30 p.m.||Free|
Looking for a special place for a memorable wedding, family reunion or company picnic? Do you need space to hold a seminar, meeting or banquet? The Redlands Recreation Bureau has just the place for you. Please refer to page 40 for an application.
Reservations / Refunds
All payments and deposits are due, in full, two weeks prior to the event date in order to secure the reservation. All cancellations must be made 14 days in advance of the reservation date. All refunds, except cleaning deposit, shall be subject to a ten percent (10%) administrative fee. You must also provide your own liability insurance.
Joslyn Senior Center
The perfect setting for your special events. The multi-purpose room is ideal for banquets, receptions and dances.
The facility has a full service kitchen. The facility can accomodate groups from 15 to 200 with banquet seating for 118. For more information please call 909-798-7550.
Facility Rooms: Fee
Multi-Purpose Room: $25.00 an hour
Conference Classrooms: $15.00 an hour
Kitchen: $50.00 per use
Staff Attendant Fee: $20.00 an hour
A refundable cleaning/security deposit of $200.00 shall be required of all facility renters.