Serving San Francisco Bay Area adults 50+, their families, and their caregivers since 1947, we are the oldest nonprofit senior center in the United States.

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Who we are

San Francisco Senior Center (SFSC) is the oldest nonprofit senior center in the nation, founded in 1947.

We serve nearly 2,000 people of diverse backgrounds and cultures each year at two locations, Aquatic Park Center and Downtown Center

SFSC offers a variety of services from daily, low-cost, nutritious lunches and comprehensive social services to healthy living programs and continuing education. SFSC encourages socialization, independence and living well.

2nd Annual Pier to Pier Walk

San Francisco Senior Center is promoting outdoor exercise in the stunning setting of the SF Maritime Historical National Park with our 2nd Annual Pier to Pier Walk. Pre-register:

Participation is FREE and open to all ages. Wheelchairs, walkers, and strollers welcome.* 8am registration. 9am walk begins. Great t-shirts, snacks & water given to all participants!

Walk from the Municipal Pier to the Hyde Street Pier with a world class view of the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, the San Francisco Bay, and maybe a little fog. Spend an event-filled morning on the water with health & resource tables, great raffle prizes, fitness class demos.

For more info, please contact Jan Freeman at 415.775.1869 or

*Agreeing to our terms & services (i.e. liability release form) is necessary for participation and giveaways