Senior Center

Location: 2645 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo, CA 94403

Phone: (650) 522-7490

Hours of Operation August 15-September 2:SMSC Patio Yard

  • Mon: 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Tues: 9:00am to 5:00pm 
  • Wed: 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Thurs: 9:00am to 5:00pm     
  • Fri: 9:00am to 5:00pm 
  • Sat & Sun: Closed

About the Senior Center 

Our Senior Center hosts a vibrant mix of activities. On any given day at the Senior Center, there can be a dozen things happening from yoga classes to a health lectures, from bingo to billiards or mahjong. If you are 50+, we encourage you to visit us. Once you visit, we’re sure you’ll find a reason to come back.

We are following the state health guidelines and have been offering virtual—and, when possible, in-person—programs and activities during the pandemic. For any questions or concerns, please call the Senior Center: 650-522-7490

Rentable Indoor Spaces

The following rooms are available for rentals: 

Assembly Room:

  • Banquet Style 175 occupancy
  • Theater Style 200 occupancy


  • Banquet Style 72 occupancy
  • Theater Style 156 occupancy

Conference: 18 occupancy

Regular Senior Center Programming

  • Band (The Senior Center Band)
    Do you play an instrument? If so come join the Senior Center Band on Fridays from 9:30am-11:00am. This recreational activity isn't only fun, but it's good for your mental and physical health. Reconnect with the musician inside of you! Registration required
  • B-I-N-G-O
    Get out of your house and have some FUN with your friends for a couple of hours on Wednesdays from 2-4pm! The San Mateo Senior Center is ready to start in-person BINGO with a new look and feel. Doors open at 1:45pm and cards are $1. Registration required
  • Book Discussion Group 
    The Book discussion group meets at the San Mateo Senior Center on 2nd Tuesday of each month at 10am. If you are interested visit the reading list. Our Book Discussion Group is currently being hosted virtually. Registration required. 
  • Chorus (The Golden Tones Chorus)
    Love to sing? Join our chorus on Fridays from 10:30am - 11:30am, open to all who love to sing and look forward to meeting new people with a similar interest. We look forward to meeting you! Registration required. Currently on pause due to COVID-19.
  • Computer/Technology Classes
    Demystify computers. Look at the current Activity Guide for the latest details on our computer/technology classes. 
  • Drop In Billiards 
    Times vary, call for availability. Currently on pause due to COVID-19. 
  • Latino/Latina Discussion Group
    Our Latino/Latina Discussion Group meets every Wednesday at 11:00am at the Senior Center. Several meetings have wonderful guest speakers. No charge to join. Currently on pause due to COVID-19. 
  • Drop In Ping Pong
    Times vary, call for availability. Currently on pause due to COVID-19.