Gibson Senior Center
Serving over 3500 seniors monthly, the George M. Gibson Senior Center is not only the spot for a nutritious lunch five days a week, but it's also a hub of activity for those 50 years and older in the community.
Those visiting the Center will find an environment that encourages adults to leave their house and interact with others who enjoy similar interests in a warm and welcoming setting.
With over 40 classes and activities taking place weekly, with over half of those being free, it's the perfect place to spend the day. From belly dance classes to men's poker, computer workshops to billiard tournaments, ping pong to yoga, with a variety of classes in between, the Gibson Senior Center goes out of its way to keep seniors active both mentally and physically. If its not classes or activities you're interested in, perhaps one of the different clubs that meet at the Center is more your cup of tea. Fun After 50 is sure to keep you busy with their monthly casino trips, potlucks or weekly bingo games. Or, perhaps AARP may be more your style with their monthly guest lectures and potlucks.
The Gibson Center hosts free monthly health lectures with community doctors, free non-invasive medical screenings, free AARP Tax-Aide, AARP 55 Alive Driver Safety courses, a free Fall flu shot clinic and wellness faire, non-biased medical insurance counseling, and a multitude of services at little to no cost to seniors.
For additional information regarding our programs and activities, please contact the Gibson Senior Center at (909) 981-4501. No matter what your interest, the Gibson Senior Center has something for everyone.
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**COVID-19: City Facilities & Activities Temporary Closures/Cancellations**
The City of Upland continues to assess the impact of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), in consultation with San Bernardino County Public Health Officials and other local partners. This situation is fluid and staff are monitoring every necessary precaution and health-related recommendation to ensure the welfare of the community, especially those most vulnerable, and our employees as well. The health risk from COVID-19 to the general public in Upland and San Bernardino County remains low at this time. Please also visit City of Upland's Emergency Preparedness page for additional information and links. There is extraordinary caution being taken at all our public facilities, including increased awareness to cleaning, limiting numbers of people, encouraging appropriate hand washing, and social distancing. City staff is working closely with the San Bernardino County Emergency Operations Center and San Bernardino Department of County Health. We are taking steps to protect the public by suspending programs in accordance with the guidance procedures.
Mask Mandate: Beginning Saturday, March 12, 2022, the City of Upland will no longer require masks or face coverings to be worn for indoor classes, activities, and special events.
GEORGE M. GIBSON SENIOR CENTER & SENIOR SERVICES:
- The Gibson Senior Center is currently open for billiards, puzzles, computer lab, and ping pong. Dates and time vary per activity.
- ON-SITE Congregate Nutrition Meal Service for our seniors is cancelled and has been transitioned to a distributed meal program. Prepared, frozen meal packages will be available at the Gibson Center for Nutrition Program participants weekly ONLY ON Wednesdays between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Participants will receive five (5) frozen meals, milk, bread and fruit. Meal packages are limited to one package per customer, per week. The weekly meal package distribution will continue until the COVID-19 emergency is lifted.
If you have questions or are in need of resources, please contact the Gibson Senior Center at (909) 981-4501, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
GIBSON SENIOR CENTER CLASSES:
- Virtual classes and activities are currently offered through Upland Recreation and Community Services. In-person indoor and outdoor classes will open as permitted. For additional information and to register for classes, please visit Classes Offered through Upland Recreation and Community Services.
BUILDINGS & FACILITIES:
- All facility rentals are cancelled until further notice.
If you are inquiring about the status of an upcoming class, activity, or special event, please contact Gibson Senior Center at (909) 981-4501, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.