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.
NOTICE: Partial Re-Opening Date - November 17, 2014
Lamar Senior Activity Center is slated for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) upgrades to the restrooms in the north hall and the addition of new ADA compliant restrooms in the south hall. Some programs may continue to meet off site until required space to allow for finalization of site renovations and repairs. Programs, group meetings, classes, dances and activities may be relocated or canceled during this time period. Alternate site locations are listed in this month’s guide if moved to another PARD Facility or information provided by group leader/instructor.
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.
Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is also open some evening and weekends, when scheduled. View the Center Program Guide for additional information.
Registration & Membership
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 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.