Department of Human Services
Bob Ross Senior Center

Office

Address
2219 Babcock 
San Antonio, TX 78229

Phone
210.207.5300

Hours
Monday - Friday - 7:00 am - 4:00pm


about the center

The Bob Ross Senior Center, nestled in San Antonio’s Medical Center, opened its’ doors April of 2007. The first of its kind for the City of San Antonio, and the brain child of the City/County Joint Commission on Elderly Affairs, provides programs that assist San Antonio’s multi-generational senior community lead active, independent and engaged lives through comprehensive nutrition, wellness, and education services. This 26,000 square foot facility provides a daily lunch time meal, transportation services to eligible seniors living within a 5-mile radius of the center, and even offers an in-door pool. This Center, filled with diverse cultures, offers many unique activities that model its motto of “Seniors Gone Wild.” On any given day, you can experience classes such as Italian and English as a Second Language, Tai-Chi, Flamenco and Folkloric dancing, piano and voice. You can also find the standard set of activities – health and wellness, table games, arts & crafts, fine art – painting classes, puzzles, pool tables, ping pong, bingo, and more.

Staff
  • Pete Garcia, Senior Center Manager
  • Donna Foreman, Nutrition Site Coordinator

Other Information

2219 Babcock Rd

Directions

  • Via US 281 S: Exit 410 West, Exit Babcock Rd. Right on Babcock.
  • Via US 35 S: Take I10 W to 410 W. From 410 W exit on Babcock. Right on Babcock
  • Via US 10 E: Exit 281/IH 37 N. Take 410 W. Exit on Babcock. Right on Babcock

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