The City of South Lake Tahoe Senior Center is an activity center that brings social, recreational, and educational opportunities to the over fifty population of South Lake Tahoe. The 10,000-square-foot facility offers both drop-in, scheduled programs, and fun events, for all interests!
For information about reserving space for your program or event, please email Facility Rentals or call 530.542.6091
AARP Tax-Aide Free Services
Free drop-in tax aid will be available in the Senior Center Main Room from February through April. Drop-in services will begin February 8th and continue through April 13th.
Drop-in days (holidays excluded):
- Mondays | 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
- Thursdays | 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
- Saturdays | 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
When entering the Senior Center for tax services, kindly use the side door situated on the left side of the building, opposite the Main Doors.
Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Support Group
This program is offered by El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency. This group meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month, 3 PM-4:30 PM in the Senior Center Conference Room. No appointment is necessary.
IHSS Public Authority
The mission of the IHSS Public Authority is to improve the lives of In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) recipients by ensuring access to skilled providers who can help them sustain independent living, provide training and support for a positive working relationship, and improve the delivery of the IHSS program. Referrals for the In-Home Supportive Services Program are accepted Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. by calling (530) 642-4800.
To start the enrollment process to become a care provider, please email the IHSS Public Authority Office or call them at 530.621.6287
Senior legal services are available for El Dorado residents aged 60 or older. Services are provided regardless of income. For an appointment, please call (530) 621-6154.
The Senior Center offers a nutritional program Monday through Friday at 12:00 noon. A donation of $3 is suggested, but not required, for lunch. Reservations are required. Make your reservation by calling: (530) 573-3130
- To obtain a ride schedule, please visit the Tahoe Transportation District website, here, or call (530) 541-7149.
Additional Older Adult Services
For more information and programs for older adults in El Dorado County please visit El Dorado County Older Adult Services
For more information on activities, please stop by the Senior Center to grab an activity guide or to sign up for programs.
Click the tab below to see the schedule for each activity that is currently being offered.
Senior Bingo is a delightful and inclusive activity designed for older adults. Played with bingo cards featuring larger fonts and clear numbers, it caters to the needs of seniors. This social and engaging game brings joy and camaraderie to senior communities, offering a fun way to enjoy friendly competition, win prizes, and stay mentally sharp.
Wednesdays, starting at 1:00 PM in the Main Hall
Bridge is a classic and sophisticated card game played with four players in two partnerships. Known for its depth and strategic complexity, Bridge involves bidding, trump suits, and precise communication between partners. The goal is to score points by winning tricks with high-ranking cards. A game that challenges both tactical thinking and teamwork, Bridge has been a favorite among card enthusiasts for decades.
BRIDGE CLUB SCHEDULE:
Fridays from 1:00 - 4:30 PM in the Mirror Room
Mexican Train is a popular domino game where players work to complete their train tracks by matching tiles with the central "Mexican Train." The game combines strategy and a touch of luck as participants aim to be the first to play all their tiles. With engaging gameplay and a social element, Mexican Train is a favorite for game nights and gatherings.
MEXICAN TRAIN SCHEDULE:
Tuesdays from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM in the Conference Room
Shanghai Rummy, also known as California Rummy, is a fun and strategic card game played with multiple decks. The goal is to form sets and runs to earn points, with each round bringing new challenges. It's a game of skill, strategy, and a bit of luck that keeps players engaged and entertained.
SHANGHAI RUMMY SCHEDULE:
Mondays from 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM in the Conference Room