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Senior Activities

Senior Activities are held at the Percy Bakker Community Center, 9333 'E' Avenue (map below).

Fitness and Fun Exercise Program

Elderly men and women doing Fitness and Fun Exercise Program

A workout for men and women to stay fit and increase strength and endurance while relieving stress in a friendly, social atmosphere. The class includes low-impact exercises, line dances, latin moves, waltzes, step, strength training, and flexibility with equipment provided, all performed to each person’s individual ability level. Music includes Big Band to Ballroom, Latin to Country, Belafonte to Beyonce.

Instructor is National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Certified; CPR and First Aid Certified.

Mondays & Fridays 9:00 to 10:00 a.m..
FEE: $21.00 per month (payments are currently online only)

Click Here to Register ONLINE for Fitness and Fun!


Every Wednesday seniors are invited to enjoy the fun of Pinochle.

DAY: Wednesday
TIME: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
FEE: Free

Pool Tables (2) 

DAYS/TIME: Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.


Seniors With Inquiring Minds (S.W.I.M.)

Seniors With Inquiring Minds (S.W.I.M.) is a Learning in Retirement movement that now meets a the Percy Bakker Community Center, on Thursdays at 1:00 p.m. S.W.I.M. was formed in 1993 by seniors who wanted to keep their minds active and alert. We stand out in the movement because we don't depend on classes at the local college. S.W.I.M. creates its own programs or invites interesting speakers from the community.

Seniors with inquiring minds

Quilt Guild

Desert Winds Quilt Guild meets the first Tuesday of each month. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. and the meeting starts at 9:30 a.m. Come and learn how to make a quilt or teach others. Each meeting has lessons, a raffle, food, fun, and fellowship for all!

Garden Club

The Hesperia Garden Club is devoted to the development of all phases of gardening of fruits, vegetables, trees, and flowers. We are involved in the betterment and beautification of the community and the exchange of information and ideas with fellow gardeners. The Hesperia Garden Club has many activities scheduled throughout the year such as the Home and Garden Show, field trips, and presentations at our club meetings. Please join us for a meeting on the 2nd Tuesday of each month (except July/August) at 1:00 p.m.

Weekday Lunch

Barstow Senior Meals serves lunches for a voluntary donation of $3.00 for 60 years of age and over and a voluntary donation of $7.50 for 59 years of age and under. Meals are served Monday through Friday at 11:15 a.m. excluding the following holidays: Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving (including the following Friday), Christmas, and New Year's Day.

Contact Barstow Senior Meals at (760) 256-5023 with any questions.

March 2023 Nutrition Calendar. Funding for this service has been provided by the county of S.B. DAAS PG through a grant award from the CA Department of Aging. Every meal is served with 1% low-fat milk. Wednesday, March 1st; kielbasa, rice, broccoli salad, wheat bread, peaches. Thursday, March  2nd; lasagna, squash, Caesar salad, garlic bread, apple. Friday, March 3rd; baked fish, rice pilaf, green beans, wheat roll, pears. Monday, March 6th; meatballs, tatar tots, Caesar salad, apricots. Tuesday, March 3rd; baked fish, rice pilaf, green beans, wheat roll, pears. Monday, March 6th; meatballs, tatar tots, ceasar salad, apricots. Tuesday, March 7th; pork roast, mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans, green salad, wheat roll, orange. Wednesday, March 8th; orange chicken, brown rice, stir fry veggies, egg roll, peaches. Thursday, March 9th; sheppard's pie, beets, green salad, biscuit, banana pudding. Friday, March 10th; tuna salad sandwich, tomato soup, carrots and celery, apple. Monday, March 13th; beef stroganoff, peas and carrots, garden salad, wheat roll, pears. Tuesday, March 14th; chili dog, potato salad, coleslaw, fruit cocktail. Wednesday, March 15th; hamburger, baked beans, potato salad, strawberry jell-o parfait. Thursday, March 16th; beef burrito, rice, beans, tossed salad, peaches. Friday, March 17th; corn beef stroganoff, red potatoes, carrots, jell-o with mixed fruit. Monday, March 20th; salisbury steak, au gratin potatoes, carrots, green salad, corn bread, peaches. Tuesday, March 21st; ham, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, green beans, green salad, wheat roll, gingerbread. Wednesday, March 22nd; spaghetti, broccoli, spinach salad, garlic bread, fruit cocktail. Thursday, March 23rd; fried chicken, scalloped potatoes, coleslaw, wheat bread, pears. Friday, March 24th; baked fish, rice pilaf, broccoli, apple craisin. Monday, March 27th; pork roast, red potatoes, carrots, green salad, wheat berry bread, apricots. Tuesday, March 28th; beef stew, pea salad, cornbread, apricots. Tuesday, March 29th; chicken cordon bleu, brown rice, California blend, wheat roll, fruit cocktail. Thursday, March 30h; Manicotti, zucchini, spinach salad, garlic cheese bread, mixed fruit. Friday, March 31st; tuna casserole, garden salad, banana pudding. Lunch served: 11:30 am to 12:30 pm. Phone: (760) 256-9111. Fax: (760) 256-5004.
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Quilts of Valor

The Victor Valley QOV meets every second Wednesday of each month, from 10:30 am to 3:30 pm.  the mission of the Quilts of Valor Foundation is to cover service members and veterans touched by war with comforting and healing Quilts of Valor.  For more information please visit

Two women beside soldier who has just received a quilt of valor quilt


Bingo Flyer; Bingo Join the Fun! Foremost Retirement Resort offers BINGO n Mondays from 4:00 to 9:00 pm at 8854 Orange Street, Hesperia. Call (760) 244-5579 for more information. Hesperia Leisure League offers BINGO on Tuesdays at 12:00 pm and Saturdays at 5:00 pm at 9122 Third Avenue, Hesperia. Call (760) 244-3223 for more information. Both are open to the public.


San Bernardino County's Senior Assistance Program

Are you familiar with San Bernardino County's Senior Assistance Program? Older adults can visit the webpage for information on services such as meal deliveries and groceries in San Bernardino County. Please call (909) 891-3810 for more information on meal deliveries and more. 💛


Medicare Senior Assisted Living Program

Please click the links below for more information:

What are Your Long Term Care Rights Under Medicare?

Who is Eligible for Medicare Coverage of Long Term Care?

What Long Term Care Services Does Medicare Cover?

What Long Term Care Services Does Medicare Not Cover?

What are Your Options to Help Pay for Assisted Living?