Active Older Adult Special Events

San Marcos Parks and Recreation invites you to join us for our Active Older Adult Special Events.  These programs, events, classes and seminars are not part of our regularly, recurring programs.  Make sure to bookmark this page and visit us often to see what new events are scheduled.

Informational Seminar Presented by Hope Hospice

Join us for this new program of informational seminars brought to you by Hope Hospice. They will take place once every quarter.  Some of the topics that will be discussed are: Humor in Aging, Balance and Flexibility, Stress and Aging, Diabetes, Where Do We Go From Here, Love Your Heart, Depression, Normal Aging vs Dementia and many more.  The first seminar will take place on Tuesday, September 8 from  10:00—11:00 AM at the San Marcos Activity Center.  The topic for September 8 is “Humor in Aging.” Space is limited. Registration is required.  You can register for this Informational Seminar presented by Hope Hospice visiting our ActiveNet site and clicking on activities or by calling the Activity Center at 512-393-8280.

Additional Information

This is a FREE program. You do not need to be a member of the San Marcos Activity Center to attend. Registration IS required. Space is limited. You must sign-up for this event by following this link to our ActiveNet site and clicking on activities or by calling 512-393-8280.

Free Produce Giveaway - Sponsored by WellMed

San Marcos Parks and Recreation in coordination with WellMed will be handing out bags of fresh produce to local area seniors. This free curbside pickup event will take place on Thursday, September 23, 2021 at the San Marcos Activity Center parking lot. You must be a senior aged 60 or older to receive a bag. There is a limit of 150 bags. Registration IS required for this healthy heart, produce giveaway. Only individuals registered for this event will receive a bag. Distribution of the produce bags will be from 10 AM - 12 PM.  You can register for bag of produce by visiting our ActiveNet site and clicking on activities or by calling the Activity Center at 512-393-8280.  

Additional Information

This is a FREE program. You do not need to be a member of the San Marcos Activity Center to attend. Registration IS required. The number of produce bags is limited. You must sign-up to pick up a bag by following this link to our ActiveNet site and clicking on activities or by calling 512-393-8280.

Brain Training with Aging is Cool sponsored by WellMed

Aging is Cool believes that no matter how old you are, you can still learn, be healthy, have fun and make a difference in the world. Whether you just turned 60 or even 90 years old, it’s important to keep your brain healthy and active. Aging is Cool’s Stay Smart series brings together brain training, physical movements and memory techniques to help you maintain and improve mental functioning. Enjoy fun and challenging classes that will keep you mentally sharp no matter your age. We invite you to join us for our next meeting on Tuesday, October 12 from 10-11 AM at the San Marcos Activity Center. Brain Training is a Free quarterly event, sponsored by WellMed. Space is limited so registration is required. You can register for Brain Training by visiting our ActiveNet site and clicking on activities or by calling the Activity Center at 512-393-8280.  By registering for Brain Training, you agree to the City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation’s Release and Waiver of Liability.  Click here to view and sign the Release and Waiver of Liability.

Additional Information

This is a FREE program. You do not need to be a member of the San Marcos Activity Center to attend. Registration IS required. Space is limited. You must sign-up for this event by following this link to our ActiveNet site and clicking on activitiesor by calling 512-393-8280.

Step by Step Painting

Join us for this fun, socially distanced art class, Step By Step Painting, Sponsored by WellMed. Participants will be led by an art instructor that will take them step by step through the creation of their painting. All participants will be painting the same subject.  This is a free event and all supplies for Step by Step Painting will be provided by WellMed.  Step by Step Painting will take place at 1:00 PM on Friday, October 22, 2021 at the Dunbar Recreation Center located at 801 West MLK in San Marcos. Space is limited to 16, registration is required. You can register for Step By Step Painting by visiting our ActiveNet site and clicking on activities or by calling the Activity Center at 512-393-8280.  By registering for Step by Step Painting, you agree to the City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation’s Release and Waiver of Liability.  Click here to view and sign the Release and Waiver of Liability

Additional Information

This is a FREE program. You do not need to be a member of the San Marcos Activity Center to attend. Registration IS required. Space is limited. You must sign-up for this event by following this link to our ActiveNet site and clicking on activitiesor by calling 512-393-8280.