Active Adults

This program is designed for adults ages 55 and older. Programming is varied and available to people of all ability levels. Enjoy the camaraderie, make new friends, and stay active.
Jaco Community Center
1098 NE 40th Ct
Oakland Park, Florida 33334


Positive Vibration Meditation: Mondays, 9:15-9:45 a.m.

Join our new meditation group designed for our Active Adults group. If you are looking for a way to enhance your energy, strength, vigor this program will help you do just that!

Enhance Fitness: Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays, 10-11 a.m.

FREE exercise program designed to be effective regardless of your fitness level. Exercises can be performed standing or sitting. Light wrist, ankle and hand weights are available to participants. Enhance Fitness can help osteoporosis, enhance flexibility, strength, and balance for daily living.

Light Aerobics: Mondays and Fridays, 1:30-2:30 p.m.

This cardio class is conducted at a low-intensity level and is easy to participate. Everyone gets a great workout combining fat burning exercises with muscle strengthening and stretching. A bottle of water, a mat and towel are recommended.

Strength & Flexibility: Tuesdays, 9-10 a.m.

Looking for a way to exercise your mind and body at the same time? Join us on the journey to utilize the five functions of your brain – analytic, kinesthetic learning, memory/recall, creativity, and imagination; while exercising your body. All fitness levels are welcome. 

Ceramics, Arts & Crafts: Tuesdays, 10 a.m. - Noon

Come join your fellow arts and crafts enthusiasts on Tuesdays to work on your own crafts, including beading, knitting, sewing, cards, scrapbooking, and more. We also offer a wide variety of ceramic projects. Prices vary for the projects, but the camaraderie is free.

Tai Chi for Arthritis: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:30-3:30 a.m.

Tai Ji Quan is a gentle form of physical activity ideal for seniors who have uncertain balance and a fear of falling. If you’re looking for a way to reduce stress, consider Tai Ji Quan. Sometimes described as “meditation in motion” because it promotes serenity through gentle movements, connecting the mind and body.

TOPS Club (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly): Tuesdays 6-8 p.m.

TOPS is the oldest international, non-profit, non-commercial weight loss support, group. Esther Manz founded the organization in 1948. The mission of TOPS is to support its members as they take and keep pounds off sensibly. The fee is $5 per month.

Game Day: Wednesdays, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Join others as they play some favorite board games, such as dominoes and bingo in a fun and relaxed social environment. We always welcome new players and participants are encouraged to introduce any new games.

Monthly Luncheons: 3rd Wednesday Each Month

Join us on the third Wednesday of the month as we celebrate life and all it offers, including a delicious meal with friends. The Active Adult lunches are theme-oriented giving us all the opportunity to sit with old friends and make new friends as we enjoy a fun, delicious lunch served by the recreation staff. The prices are reasonable and the friendships are priceless. Must RSVP.

Contract Bridge: Thursdays, Noon - 3 p.m.

Enjoy some company and play this popular game. The highest winner from each table gets a free pass the next game. No partners needed. Players must know how to play bridge. Refreshments and coffee provided.

Good Timers of Oakland Park: 2nd Friday of Each Month (September - May)

This active group offers friendship, fellowship and the opportunity to share life experiences. Join us in planning and scheduling future activities.

Computer/Reading Room: Weekdays, 10 a.m. - Noon, and 1-3 p.m.

Free computer use is available with limited assistance. Computers are on first come, first served basis.

Matter of Balance: Fridays, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Is an award-winning program that emphasizes practical strategies designed to manage falls and increase activity levels.


Join the Active Adults on their monthly excursions to the most interesting places in South Florida. Be adventuresome, indulge your curiosity and have a lot of fun doing it. The cost is kept to a minimum, but the fun and camaraderie are kept at a maximum.

For more information on the Active Adults program, please contact Steve Mattair, Recreation Specialist, at 954-630-4494.