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City of Port Hueneme
250 North Ventura Road
Port Hueneme, CA 93041

Monday -Thursday
7:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.

Alternate Fridays
8:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m.
(closed every other Friday -
see Calendar for dates)

Ph: (805) 986 - 6500
Senior Activities & Programs
Vanessa Cardenas
Recreation & Community Service

Jacqueline Braxton
Recreation & Community Service

Orvene S. Carpenter Community Center
550 Park Avenue
Port Hueneme, CA  93041

Ph: (805) 986-6542
Fax: (805) 986-6564

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The City of Port Hueneme provides a variety of classes and programs for adults 50 years of age or older at the Orvene S. Carpenter Community Center located at 550 Park Avenue. Seniors are welcome to drop by and attend any of the activities listed. Most activities are no charge to seniors; however, a fee may be charged when supplies are used for personal use or as otherwise noted.

Senior Nutrition Program
Home Delivered Meal program
All seniors age 60 and over who are unable to prepare their own meals because of physical disabilities and are homebound are eligible for home delivered meals. This service is provided by the City of Port Hueneme’s Senior Nutrition Program. Nutritious meals are delivered to the home. Suggested donated cost per meal is $3.00 (including delivery). For more information call (805) 986-6676. You may also download the application for Senior Nutrition Home Delivered Meals in English or Spanish.

Application for Home Delivered Meals - English or Spanish

Complaint Resolution Procedures and Grievance Policy




Senior Exercise - Look Good and Feel Great!
Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings are the place to be to catch the Sizzlin Senior low impact aerobics class that has been going strong for 14 years. Being in the field of fitness for over 25 years Sharon Kloeris a former Jazzercise instructor choreographs and teaches the morning class three days a week.

Each class consists of a full hour of low impact aerobics, which include a warm up, isolation, low impact cardio, upper torso training with or without weights, stretching and floor routines. It’s a great way to kick start your day, have fun, socialize and get fit.

It’s a proven fact that the better physical and mental shape you are in your body handles sickness, recovery from operations, life’s everyday stress much quicker than non-active.

It’s never too late to start an exercise program so come join us and experience the benefits of exercise Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Wear comfortable clothing and seniors are advised to consult with their physician prior to participation.

MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS & FRIDAYS from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. 
There is no fee for this class.

Wii Bowling for Seniors - It's Fabulous Fun!
The City is offering a free virtual bowling class for seniors age 50 and over as a continuing effort to promote senior health and independence. The Nintendo Wii game system uses a motion sensor controller that allows players to mimic the movement involved in bowling from a standing or sitting position.

Wii Bowling is becoming one of the most popular activities at senior centers across the country. The light exercise, without having to roll a heavy ball, is attractive for all older adults who want to continue to be active in a fun, social atmosphere. The Port Hueneme Alley Cats have Participated in the annual Ventura County Senior Wii Bowling tournament for the past three years.
MONDAYS from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
There is no fee for this class.


Senior Bridge players meet every Friday to enjoy a few hours of good companionship and social fun. Bring a light lunch or snack for break time.
FRIDAYS from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Needle Arts

This activity is for seniors who wish to learn the techniques of knitting, crocheting, cross stitch, plastic canvas and general crafting. Seniors learn from each other and share their ideas in needlecraft. If you are a beginner, you will enjoy this class that lets you work at your own pace. Advance crafters are welcome too. Come in and enjoy this social time with coffee and goodies.
THURSDAYS from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.