It’s not just fun to be surrounded by community – it’s life-changing. Friendship and socialization can increase your sense of belonging, reduce stress, boost happiness, and promote your overall health! At our Aquatic Park location, you can expect to build life-long friendships, create lasting memories, and experience community with older adults.

View our programs below to find a class, activity, or meal time that works for you to start building your community.

About Aquatic Park

The San Francisco Senior Center (SFSC) opened in Aquatic Park in 1947 as the first nonprofit senior center in the United States. 75 years later, Aquatic Park Center is still serving seniors day in and day out.


Monday – Friday: 9:30 A.M. – 3:30 P.M.

Contact Information


890 Beach Street

San Francisco, CA 94109

In the Maritime Museum, at the base of Polk Street

Nearby MUNI Buses #19 to the door #30, #49, and #28 within one block.

Our Team

Samson Lin, program supervisor at The San Francisco Senior Center (SFSC) opened in Aquatic Park

Samson Lin

Jill Spezzano headshot.

Jill Spezzano

Jan Freeman headshot.

Jan Freeman

Rebecca Shotwell headshot.

Rebecca Shotwell

David Meeker headshot.

David Meeker

Jaren Liang headshot in an office.

Jaren Liang

Richard Kuttner headshot.

Richard Kuttner

Karen Ren headshot.

Karen Ren

Head shot of employee Queenie Lew

Queenie Lew

Featured Classes

Two women taking a ceramics class


Get creative at a painting, music, or writing class! Classes are available in-person or through Zoom.

Group of older adults taking a class. four female residents. two male residents.


Check our calendar to find upcoming seminars, classes, and educational programs.

Two senior men enjoying lunch together


Meals provided Monday through Friday by Project Open Hand provide warm lunch to older adults (age 60+) and adults with disabilities (age 18-59).

Woman taking a weights class


Check our calendar for current classes such as Tai Chi, movement exercise, and chair yoga.

Sequoia Living - Community Services logo. Sequoia living. Community services.

These programs serving the community are funded by the City of San Francisco’s Department of Disability and Aging Services.

San Francisco Human Services Agency - Department of Disability and Aging Services