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

Frank Mitchell

Frank Mitchell

Jill Spezzano

Jill Spezzano

Jan Freeman

Jan Freeman

Janis Zhou

Janis Zhao

Rebecca Shotwell

Rebecca Shotwell

David Meeker

David Meeker

Jaren Liang

Richard Kuttner

Karen Ren

Karen Ren

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.


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

Two Senior Men Enjoying Lunch


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

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