Ralph and Mary Ruggieri Center

Welcome to the Active 50+ page for the Community & Recreation Services Department!  If you are age 50 years old and up, we have many fun and exciting classes for you, as well as important information regarding seniors. Stop by today and become a member of Union City's Ruggieri Senior Center!
Membership Fees:
Residents: $35 |  Non-Residents: $45

Membership Includes:
-Participation to Daily Senior Classes
-Access to Senior Special Events
-Access to Senior Center Fitness Area
-Drop-In Hours for Table Tennis & Billiards

Daily Class Schedule

Class Days Times
Billiards (Drop-In Hours) Mon-Fri 8A-4P
ESL (English as a Second Language) Wed-Thurs 9:15A-10:45A
Fitness Center (Drop-In Hours) Mon-Fri 8A-4P
Guided Mindful Meditation Tues & Thurs 11A-12:15P
Hula Fun (Dance Class) Mon & Wed 9:45A-11:45A
Hula Moves (Dance Fitness) Mondays 9:15A-10:15A
Lillian's Cardio Dance Party Tues & Thurs 9A-10A
Line Dancing (Beginners) Thursdays 11A-12:30P
Line Dancing w/ Bonnie Mon & Thurs 2:30P-4P
Line Dancing (Western) Tuesdays 11:45A-1P
Majong Thursdays 1P-3P
Needle Point (Sewing Class) Tuesdays 1P-3P
Needle Point (Low Vision Class) Tuesdays 9A-12N
Open Art Studio Fridays 10:30A-4P
Pinochle Mon, Tues, Thurs 1P-3:30P
Qi Gong Yoga Mondays 1P-2:15P
Qi Gong Yoga Wednesdays 2:15P-3:45P
R&B Swing & Salsa Dance Mondays 11A-1P
Rockin' w/ Dean Dance Class Tuesdays 1:30P
Spanish Club Thursdays 10A-12N
Table Tennis (Drop-In Hours) Mon-Thurs 8:15A-10:30P/   1:30P-4P
Table Tennis (Drop-In Hours) Fridays 8:15A-4P
Tai Chi Fridays 9:30A-10:45A

Online & Outdoor Classes

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Spectrum Lunch Schedule

February Spectrum Lunch

Senior Commission

Senior Commision 2023


The Ruggieri Senior Center is located near City Hall and across the street from James Logan High School. The large assembly hall, which seats 200 people, is highlighted with a beautiful wooden ceiling and hardwood floors. It has a commercial-size kitchen with a large refrigerator, ovens, steamers, and plenty of counter space. The Senior Center's dining room accommodates 80 people.

See the Facility Rental Use Handbook (PDF)

Auditorium Rental Information: Residents Auditorium Rental Information: Nonresidents
$145 per hour $160 per hour
$300 event deposit without alcohol $400 event deposit without alcohol
$400 event deposit with alcohol $500 event deposit with alcohol

*There is a six-hour minimum for this rental

Image of the Senior Center exterior
33997 Alvarado-Niles Road
Union City, CA 94587

P: 510.675.5495
F: 510.477.0317

Office Hours:
Monday-Thursday | 8 am - 5 pm
Fridays | 8 am - 4 pm

No lunch program on Fridays. Closed on Holidays. Please call the Ruggieri Center for specific hours.
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