The Senior Activity Center – Lamar offers instructed classes, health and wellness programs, educational seminars, workshops, trips, dances, volunteer opportunities, support groups, special events, meeting space and private rental space.
The Lamar Senior Activity Center (LSAC) will close Friday, June 19 (5:00PM) – Sunday, June 28, 2015 for annual Maintenance Week. The LSAC will be close beginning Friday, June 19 at 5:00PM until Sunday, June 28, 2015 for annual maintenance, repair, cleaning and special projects. During this time the facility will not be available for public use – all facility programming, meetings and rentals are not scheduled. The LSAC will reopen to the public Monday, June 29 at 8:00AM. While staff will be on site, phone calls and emails may not be answered until we re-open for normal business. The schedule maintenance week is essential and necessary to maintain a quality and safe facility. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause.
The primary purpose of the center is to provide meaningful activity within the widest range of civic, cultural and recreational activities. The secondary purpose is to provide meeting space through a regularly scheduled or special request reservation for senior adult organizations or groups.
Participant registration is required whether participating in daytime or evening activities. No membership fee is required, but donations are accepted by the Senior Advisory Board to assist with programming needs.
As part of the Austin Parks and Recreation Department's Senior Support Services, Senior Transportation offers several services for older adults in the greater Austin area. By calling (512)974-1464, we can get you out and about with our services. Our goal is to provide a special system of transportation to enhance quality of life and promote independence for persons 60 years of age or older. Download more info here
The Senior Activity Center - Lamar opened its doors to the public in 1978 as the first senior center of its kind in the City of Austin. Located at the southeast corner of 29th Street and North Lamar in the heart of Austin and a short distance from the University of Texas, the center functions as a total community, special-use resource facility and provides an optimum environment for the development of sound physical and mental health for person 50 years and older.