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Costa Rica Study Abroad: Spanish, Surfing & Stretching

Three spots remain; all ages are welcome! 

June 3 - June 26, 2022. Anyone 18 or older can participate in this program sponsored by Santa Barbara City College.

For more information go to SBCC Costa Rica Study Abroad 


All times are listed in Pacific Time

Note: AARP/Senior Planet "Balance Matters" workshops on 2/21/23 and 3/3/23 are FULL and thus are not listed here. Check back for new, upcoming presentations TBA.


Basic Fitness for Active Seniors

M-W  8:00-9:00 am ONGOING & ONLINE; FEE VARIES ($5-$7/class)

This class has approximately 35 minutes of low-impact aerobics and 20 minutes of strength and stretching exercises.

Email for more information

Health & Wellness for Older Adults: Active Body, Active Mind (FREE)

Mon  3:00-4:10 pm Starting January 23, 2023 IN PERSON AT SBCC SCHOTT CAMPUS

Wed 3:00-4:10 pm Starting January 25, 2023 ONLINE

Thurs  3:00-4:10 pm Starting January 26, 2023 IN PERSON AT WAKE CAMPUS

This class has approximately 45 minutes of physical exercise and 25 minutes of discussion/cognitive exercise.

Register in person or online:

Strength & Stability for Active Seniors ($7/class prepaid for 7 or 8 week sessions)

Tuesdays  3:00-4:00 pm Starting January 24, 2023 IN PERSON AT SBCC WAKE CAMPUS

60 minutes of agility, balance, strength and stretch exercises.

Register in person or online:

Balance Matters (AARP Senior Planet)

Wednesdays, 1:00-1:45 pm  ONGOING & ONLINE (FREE)

35 minutes of light seated and standing exercises that specifically target your balance system. A different topic about fall prevention and senior health will be addressed each week after the movement portion of the class.

Go to for more information.

Strength & Stability (AARP Senior Planet)

Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:00-10:45 am  ONGOING & ONLINE (FREE)

45 minutes of balance, mobility, strength and stretch exercises.

Go to for more information.

Swimming for Conditioning: PE 134  IN PERSON AT LOS BANOS POOL

A Fitness Swimming class offered through Santa Barbara City College, held at Los Banos pool.

All levels and ages are invited to participate. Classes begin January 23, 2023, and continue for 15 weeks, MWF, 10 and 11 am. Cost is approximately $90 for 36+ classes, which includes extras like a free bus pass, SBCC health center and student discounts at businesses.

Go to for registration information or contact Sally Saenger using the contact form on this site.


The ABC's of Balance ONLINE (FREE)

 Balance is a skill that needs to be practiced in order to minimize the risk of falling. In this informative Senior Planet presentation, you will learn about the principles of balance and simple techniques to improve stability that will have practical applications for you or someone in your care. This is a lecture with Q & A.  

Wednesday, January 18, 2023, 10:30-11:30 am (Pacific Time)

For more information and the link to the event go to SeniorPlanet

Past Senior Planet Workshops:

Fall Prevention

- Ten Tips for Better Balance

- Balance: Use It Or Lose It! 

- Balance Matters (exercises and discussion about balance)

Recordings of some of the workshops and exercise sessions are available on  YouTube: search for Senior Planet

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